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Uniden DECT 1580-4WXT waterproof unit appears to be dead - will not charge or register with base unit. Just bought system at Sam's Club 2 days ago. The other 3 units work fine.

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This phone uses inductive charging because of the waterproof feature. I suggest that you remove the
battery cover from the back of the handset, unplug
the battery, and then plug it back into the handset.
This solution worked for me.

Posted on Dec 10, 2010

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Not stating the model number of your phone makes it a bit difficult because the process is not the same on all models. I am going to deal with the cordless main base only Remove any handset from the main base cradle. Then
On the waterproof handset Press and Hold the # sign until the Registering handset option shows then release it.Then on the main base, Press and Hold the FIND hs or Find or locator button for 5 seconds ( if there is no IN USE light on the base) or until the IN USE light come on, then release it. Hold the handset near the base and it will register.
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Up to 6 handsets can be registered with the DECT 1480 phones. I have the 5 phone unit and needed to add the 6th phone. All I got was "Searching" in the display and the battery wouldn't even charge!

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Step 1: Place a charged battery in the handset. This could be a problem if all your handsets are not registered, since unregistered phones don't charge (who thought of that design?). What I did was SWAP the battery from an already registered and charged phone with the new unregistered phone.

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Hi,

This is because of the following reasons

1.The handset is far away from the base unit.Try to bring the hand set near the base unit and try.
2.The base unit is not plugged in to the power supply.Please check it.

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You need to make sure the phone is on the cradel half on half off is not the units fault its the users, in saying the the unit will charge the battery if you dod not kiill it already, leave the phone on the cradel if that does not charge the battery a nice day trip to radioshack for a new battery might be what you have to do, Sorry to hear you misfortuens with uniden there a good company but make things that people just do not understand.



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I have a Uniden DECT 6.0 phone set. I damaged one


On the base, open the menu and select Register Handset. The display should say Handset Registering.
On the handset you want to register, press and hold # until the handset display says Handset Registering (about 2 seconds).
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In about 30 seconds, the handset display should say Registration Complete. Press Talk/fl ash and make sure you get a dial tone.
If...
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you don't hear a dial tone
the display says Registration Failed --
Making sure the handset is fully charged, then start over at step 1.

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Your phone(s) should be fully charged before putting them on the main base.
Unplug the battery from the phone by removing the battery cover and removing the connector. Then, push the # and * key together and hold while you plug the battery back in (requires some dexterity). Continue to hold the two keys until you hear a confirmation tone. This will force the phone to reregister. Put the phone on the main base (if you are sure it has a fully charged battery) and see if it will reregister it to solve the problem.
That did not work for me. So, I followed the instructions to de-register the handset (even though it hadn't really registered). But, I also pretended like the Base was not available (because using the base in this step also failed).
1) Press and hold the hang up and # keys for at least 5 seconds.
2) Move the cursor to select Base Unavailable and then press Select.
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