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ATT 5840 The playback of the recorded message is garbled and not understandable. Is there a way to replace the chip that records.

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    cannot understand message left on machine

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    It is difficult to understand the messages received very fuzzy sounds as though a new recording tape is needed?

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The processor chip that records the voice is a multi level SMD technology chip. The tech who changes it will need the proper soldering facilities for this type of work.

The only people who can service the phone are the authorized service people for ATT. They will not sell parts to non authorized service people, even if they have the proper facilities to change the chip.

For service on your phone, the service center will normaly change the complete circuit board. If the phone is out of warranty, the cost would not be worth it.


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