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Why is CL ( or C ) flashing in the base message window?
This indicates that you need to set the time and day on your answering system. During initial setup and any time there is a loss of power to the base, you will see this flashing indicator. Consult your User's Manual for instructions on setting the day and time. Manuals for most models can found on this site. Go to our MANUALS section, then search for your particular model.
According to VTech the "CL" message alerts you to the loss of power and the need to reset the clock. Please refer to the user manual under the "Answering System Operation/Set the Clock" section to reset the clock.
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I'm getting CL too, and don't know what that means, but I DO know how to get your remote phones to work. Before I lost the manual I had to do that. Simply set each one in the main charger for about 20 seconds and they will work.
A flashing “CL” in the message window indicates that you must set the correct day and time at the base unit.
1. Press the TIME button. The system announces the time and day of the week, followed by "To set day and time, press TIME/SET." 2. Press the TIME button. The system announces the day. 3. Press the CHANGE button repeatedly until the system announces the correct day. 4. Press the TIME button to save the new setting. The system announces the setting. 5. Press the CHANGE button repeatedly until the system announces the correct hour. NOTE: Be sure to select the correct time of day (e.g., 3 AM or 3 PM). 6. Press the TIME button to save the new setting. The system announces the minute. 7. Press CHANGE to advance the minutes one at a time. –OR– Press and hold the CHANGE button to advance the minutes in increments of 10. 8. Press the TIME button to save the new setting. The system announces the year. 9. Press CHANGE to advance the year one at a time. –OR– Press and hold CHANGE to advance the years in increments of 10. When the system announces the correct year, press TIME. The system announces the clock setting.