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Checking voice mail remotely

We have a Uniden DCT648 and are away from home--what is the procedure for checking my voice Mail? I thought it should be 1. call the phone 2. press * 3. enter PIN But that is not working. I am away from home and I have an old Southwestern Bell phone. I don't have a style or model number with me, but it has a large screen , approx. 12 options shown for speed dial, a directory,etc. I've had it approx. 10 to 12 years. How can I check my messages! I'm desperate!

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For this model of phone, you perform the following:
1- Call the phone, wait for the machine to answer
----if the machine is on, it should answer within about 4 rings and begin playing your answering machine message
----if the machine is off, it will still answer after about 10 rings with a series of beeps
2- During the message (or beeps if it is off) press 0 and then enter your 2 digit PIN code. This should get you remote access to the phone. from there you can follow the menu structure that the phone tells you. If you never entered a PIN code, that's not a problem. the default code for this model of phone is 80.

you have about 15 seconds to enter a command, all commnds are two digit (01 through 10) and the digits must be entered within 2 seconds of eachother for the command to hold.

follow those directions and you'll be checking your messages in no time flat.

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