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No tone when I put phone on base to show it's connected could it be the batteries that need replacing

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Il n'est pas s?r que le souci est d? aux piles mais vous devriez enqu?ter davantage pour conna?tre le fin mot du probl?me.

Posted on Jan 31, 2020

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SOURCE: No dial tone

my base unit did the same.... power from the wall was out ... check GFI switch.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Phone not working

If the VTech is plugged into a different phone outlet than your touch-tone, then I know what your problem is. There are two wires that are hooked up inside the outlet box that run to the jack that your phone cord plugs into. One wire is for the "ring", the other one is for "tip". If these two wires are hooked-up backwards, it will cause you to have a dial tone whether you press any number buttons or not. Don't fret...it's an easy fix. If you pull the cover off of the outlet and reverse the wires meaning that if depending on which two are hooked up to the jack, whether it's the black and yellow pair, or the red and green pair, all you have to do is loosen the two screws that are securing the two wires that are going to the actual jack, and reverse them. Then just tighten the screws back up and replace the cover on your outlet. You should be ready to reach out and touch someone immediately! Hope this helps and have a great day!

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

patshomes

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SOURCE: No dial tone and base is constantly flashing red

http://www.uniden.com/products/productdetail.cfm?product=ELBT595

Here is the link to the manual...

But have you tried:
1. charging the unit for 10 hours?
2. registering the handset?

Register expansion handsets to the main base
Before the expansion handset is registered, the battery pack MUST be charged for 10
hours
.
To register an ELX500 handset, simply place it in the main base.
To register a TCX860 handset, follow the steps below:
1) From the base, press menu/select and select S y s t e m
S e t u p menu.
2) Select R e g i s t e r H a n d s e t, and press menu/select.
3) On the handset, press and hold # until you hear a
beep.
While the handset is registering, H a n d s e t R e g i s t e r i n g will appear in the LCD. When
R e g i s t r a t i o n c o m p l e t e . is displayed, the handset has been registered to the base. If
R e g i s t r a t i o n f a i l e d . appears, please try these steps again.


Customer Hotline at 1-800-297-1023. (Mon - Fri 7 am to 7 pm,
Sat/Sun 9 am to 5 pm, CST. Phone support is closed on holidays.)


Posted on Jun 19, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: The base phone works the second phone doesn't appear to connect.

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Posted on Jul 14, 2009

glaffer1

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SOURCE: My cordless phone says No link to base Move closer

This is the usual message that the phone gives when the battery has died and it has lost connection with the base unit. The usual fix is to remove and reinstall the battery, then place the unit on the charger for a full charge. This will usually fix the problem that you discribed. If after a full charge, you still get that message, you will most likely need a new battery. Good luck...

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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My phones are not working at says out of range.


When a cordless phone says "Out of Range" or "Searching for Signal", there are a number of possible issues (assuming you are close to the base). 1) The handset battery may be low and not taking a charge. If the battery is more than a year old (including time spent in storage), replace the batteries for both handsets.
2) The base may not have power or an incoming telephone line signal. Check that the power adapter is warm (power to the base). Use another phone cord (and a second phone (preferably corded) to check for a dial tone). If a second phone has no dial tone, see below for diagnosing a phone line.
3) The phone base has lost the registration information for the handsets. A way to reset the phone is to unplug the power cord (from both the wall outlet and the phone base) and the phone data line and unplug the batteries from all handsets. Wait several minutes then plug in the base power and data cords and then reconnect the phone batteries. You may want to re-register the handsets. This is done by putting the handset in the main charging base for 20 seconds when the handset is fully charged. (See your phone manual) The phone was made by Thomson Electronics for GE; the manual is available here: http://www.home-electronics.net/USER-GUIDES/25952_DOM_EN_CL_IB.pdf .
4) The phone base or handsets are not transmitting or receiving the signals properly. This means that the phone needs repair or replacement. If it is under warranty, contact the manufacturer. Otherwise decide if the phone is worth the repair costs.

If you have no dial tone at the jack where the base is connected, check another phone jack on that line. If you still have no dial tone, find where the phone service comes in. Then open the service box and if the service is fairly new, plug in the RJ-11 test phone and listen for a dial tone. If you can't plug in the phone cord or there is no dial tone, contact your service provider. They will test and fix any outside problem.

If the problem is inside, inspect the visible wires. If you have a DSL filter as part of the inside wiring, check/replace it. If only one jack has a problem, open the faceplate and fix any loose wires. There are two faceplate designs - screw terminals or keystone jacks. For the screw-type, the conductors must be stripped and secured under the screws. For the keystones, the conductors are not stripped but pressed into the terminals with a punch-down tool. This tool is available at many home improvement stores in the wiring aisle. See http://www.lanshack.com/wire_phone_jack.aspx for a diagram of the wiring.

If the problem is not in a visible part of your wiring, you may want a professional to find and fix the problem. Your telephone provider will be willing to do the work for a fee.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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HELP?Why Does my telephone say connecting?


Most cordless phones will say connecting when the handset is out of range, the base has no power or the base does not have a dial tone.

I start my tests at the base and make sure that another phone (preferably an old corded phone) gets a dial tone at that jack. Try a new phone cord to check if the cable is bad. Check if the power brick for the base is warm and that the outlet has power. For some phones, you can reset them by unplugging the base and removing the battery from the handset. Then reconnect the battery and plug in the base. Check if the handset and base can communicate (try the Find Handset option). If needed re-register the handset.

If the test phone doesn't get a dial tone, then you need to find where you have a wiring problem. Try the test phone at another phone jack. If there is still no dial tone, find the telephone service box (where the phone line comes in). If you have a fairly new service, you will find an RJ-11 jack in the box. Plug in your test phone and check for a dial tone. If you have no dial tone, contact your phone company. They will come and fix the line for free. (If you can't use an RJ-11 cord at the service box, your phone company will test this outside connection.)

If there is a dial tone at the service box or at one jack and not another, it's an inside wiring problem. Look at any open wires (perhaps in the basement) for obvious damage. Open the jack and check for loose wires. (There are two types of jacks - one wraps the wire around a screw, the other requires a punch down tool to secure the conductors in the keystone. The conductors should be connected to the terminals in the correct order. To see a picture of the terminal connections that are used, see http://www.lanshack.com/wire_phone_jack.aspx . The punchdown tool is available at many home improvement stores in the wiring aisle.)

If your test phone had dial tone at the original jack and resetting the phone by disconnecting the power did not help, then the phone needs service. If it is under warranty, contact V-tech. Otherwise, you may be better off replacing the unit. These phones are not meant to be user serviced.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(if you add a comment with the model, then I will check if I can provide more details in my solution.)

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The phone lights up when put to charge also the red light on the base,, but when the phone line is connected it wont work ..What do u think is the problem?


The battery in the handset could be bad . First I would test that the base unit is recieving dial tone by pressing speaker button on base unit. If there is dial tone then problem is in handset or in base unit communication to handset. Try resetting power to base unit. Check manual for any re-initialization procedure. If the base unit is not receiving dial tone then I would test that the phone line is delivering dial tone to the base unit by connecting a known good phone to the line cord. If the dial tone is not present , problem could be in line cord from outlet, outlet, building wiring, or service provider.

Dec 08, 2010 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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Has new battery, but no dial-tone,


Replacing the battery reset the phone to the factory defaults, which means you'll have to restore the connection to the base in Menu-Setup

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Apr 19, 2010 | Uniden Cordless Phone

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No dial tone. Base will ring. Handset has no


Check the Battery on the Handset. remove the pwr frm the base unit n connect aft 30 sec. aft this if it still says the same msg, then the handset needs to be replaced.


Mar 03, 2010 | Vtech DECT 6.0 Cordless Phone with Digital...

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Uniden 2.4 GHz cordless phone won't register to base


Same happened to me. Unplug the base from power and the phone line for 30 minutes. Same for the handsets - all. Take out the batteries. Retry. After it says 'registration failed'. Leave it in the cradle. Several minutes later it found itself.

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Semi Dead Panasonic KX-TGA100N with ''C533'' displayed.


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Good luck!

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