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Event LED on my new Philips CD535 Duo Phone

Light is continually blinking on base handset & 2nd handset. Have deleted all messages and even removed batteries but lights contiue to blink when batteries replaced. Please help me to stop these blinking lights !

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  • kevind12345 Jun 26, 2008

    I have the same problem- no messages, no voicemail via my service provider, and the message indicator + red l.e.d light continually flashes. I have emailed Philips but no response from them yet.

  • ayla33 Oct 30, 2008

    I have the same problem - The LED light continues to blink and on the display the message envelope flashes, even though there are no messages, or voicemails on phone or with phone provider. Help it is driving me mad.

  • kevind12345 Dec 17, 2008

    No it doesn't. The problem started the moment I installed the phone on a brand new line, with no calls. The call list is empty, I still have the blinking light.

    As Philips finally explained it to me, the problem is how the software in the phone reads the phone line. If you subscribe to your telco's voicemail you don't have this problem. If you don't, you probably will. And, since this phone has its own answering machine, why do I want to pay my phone company for something this damned phone is supposed to be able to do.

    Simply put, the phone is **** and there is no way around this problem, according to the manufacturer.



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Go into call lists (centre button up then call lists) and delete the calls in there this will solve the problem

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

  • vwgolfgtinut Dec 17, 2008

    go into call lists and delete the calls in there this will get rid of your blinking light


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Press and hold (for 10 sec.) "Redial/Mute/Next key" button (top right button).

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This is "missed call" when you have caller ID on the phone line.

Simply scroll through the lists as detailed in solution1.

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You don't even have to delete the calls, just viewing the incoming numbers does it on my Philips phones. Great! Thanks

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Using the Voice Mail Service If you subscribe to a voice mail service, you can use your phone to access your voice mailbox. The new message LED on the handset ?ashes and VM appears in the handset display whenever you have messages waiting in yourvoice mailbox. When you subscribe to the service, your voice mail provider provides you with the access number and the required voice mail signaling tone. You can use your phonebook to store the access number.

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