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Contact your phone service provider to setup caller ID and ask them if they do the TV service as well
the service provider has to enable caller ID before any plug in box will display the number there is a charge for the service depending on the package you have
If you have the Caller iD service on your plan, and your phone is filled with your contacts, then the two work automatically and calls coming in on your list will be displayed as you entered them. Calls without any info will only display the most basic of info they allow like just a name, or just a number. Sometimes neither if they choose to block Caller iD. Caller iD is a cellular service and not a hardware function. Check with your service provider.
Please download this manual, and study e.g on page 21 About caller ID
If you subscribe to caller ID service from your local telephone company, this feature displays the
name and telephone number of the caller before answering a call (even when you are on another
call). The caller ID features of this product will work only if you subscribe to caller ID service and
both you and the caller are in areas offering caller ID service, and if both telephone companies use
Contact your local telephone company if:
• you have both caller ID and call waiting, but as separate services (you may need combined service),
• you have only caller ID service, or only call waiting service,
• you do not subscribe to caller ID or call waiting services but wish to try them.
There may be fees for these services, and they may not be available in all areas.
This product can be used without subscribing to either caller ID or combined caller ID with call waiting
service, although the caller ID features of this product will not function.
Thanks for using FixYa. I think you have stored more than 100 Caller ID messages and hence the caller ID is not showing on Uniden Tru8888.In the following cases the caller ID will not be shown-
If you answer a call before the Caller ID message is received (for example, before the second ring), the Caller ID message will not appear.
When the call is received via a telephone company that does not offer Caller ID service, the caller’s phone number and name does not appear. (This includes some international calls.)
When the call is via a private branch exchange (PBX), the caller's phone number and name may not appear.
You may receive any one of the following messages:
When a private name is received; Private Name
When a private number is received; Private Number
When a unknown name is received; Unknown Name
When a unknown number is received; Unknown Number
When invalid data is received; Incomplete Data
The Caller ID list stores information for incoming calls - even unanswered calls. You can store up to 100 Caller ID messages and phonebook entries (including Speed Dials) for each handset and the base. You can view the Caller ID list through the handset or base during a call or when the phone is in standby mode.
Memory locations for Caller ID messages and Phonebook entries (including Speed Dials) are common, you can store up to all 100 entries for each handset and the base. Caller ID messages are not stored when you have 100 phonebook entries. When you have stored a total of 100 phonebook entries and Caller ID messages, the oldest Caller ID message is overwritten.
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To set up call id you need to enter programming by pressing the feature key followed by **266344.When prompted to enter the password enter 266344. The screen should say TERMINALS&SETS. The 4 top line/feature keys are now used for programming. At the terminals&sets prompt, press the show key (top right arrow). The display should now ask for an extension number. Enter extension number you wish to program call log on. Press the show key (top right arrow) Press the next key (bottom right arrow) 5 times. The display should say TELCO FEATURES. Press the show key (top right arrow) 2 times. The display should say CALLED ID: N(or Y)Press the change key til it says Y. press the release key.
that should do it providing you have caller id service though your local telco provider.
Any Caller Id phone bought in USA will not show the id as the Caller id format in USA is FSK and in India it is DTMF. You need a caller id converter from DTMF to FSK. It is available online on www.ebay.in Just type DTMF to FSK converter and the item will be displayed. Right now it is avilable only with a seller in Bangalore and the price is Rs.589/- per piece. I bought it and it is working fine.