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Cordless phone doesnt disconnect?

Hi, I have been having a problem with my cordless phone. I have ADSL internet and ever since I got it about 2 years ago I occasionally have a problem with my phone. It seems almost as if it is not ending the call when I press end?? So I will have a phone conversation with someone and when that call is over I press end and it is like I just left it off the hook. The phone does not appear to be "off the hook" and it is off, but if you press the talk button a few minutes later it will be making that horrible off the hook noise. This phone I have now had for a year and I did have the same problem with my old phone as well. Also I have moved in the last year so I am sure that it is not the house wiring. I have to unplug my phone to get it to work again. Does anyone have a solution to this or an idea as to what could be causing it??? any help would be appreciated. thanks.

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Just had a similar issue with my in-laws phone. I had changed the adsl microfilter at that jack and it cleared up the problem but not for long. they ended up buying a new phone. does the trouble persist if you unplug your dsl modem?

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One thing you could check immediately is the filter, they do go faulty sometimes, just swop it with another one that you know is a good one.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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When my home phone rings my internet disconnects

You need to make sure that you have an ADSL line filter connected before any home telephone or DECT base station (eg. a filter is required on the line between your physical telephone device and phone socket). This can also be achieved via a central ADSL phone line splitter.

---------- ADSL Filter -----> Telephone Handset 1 or DECT base station
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\----------ADSL Filter -----> Telephone Handset 2

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You have interference due to the DSL overlapping your phone line its usually very common, make sure you have a DSL filter inline with your phone line , if not I would check out the RJ-45 jack in the wall, your phone jack and make sure that there isnt anything wrong with your Jack, you may have to call your phone company and have the phone tech's check out your wall Jack for any interference, they have special phone line meters to measure all this out.

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Hi, the problem is unlikely to be related to your wireless router and more likely your internet modem.
If sounds like you are most likely on a DSL internet connection.
If you have a DSL modem, you need to have a filter on your phones in the house to prevent internet disconnecting. Usually you get one with your adsl modem, but if you need more or if you did not get one you can purchase them from any computer store and possibly an electronics or even supermarket. They are very cheap.

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the easyest way to solve it is to call your internet providers helpdesk as they can see in their computers the satus of your connection (and many other technical details) and will guide you to solve this.

now if the ADSL led is off (=adsl signal not detected on phone line) then check the cables / connections from your wall telephone socket to the adsl filter and to your router.
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