AT&T 1872 User Manual

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A N S W E R I N G S Y S T E M O P E R A T I O N

SECONDARY MAILBOX

ANNOUNCE ONLY

You can set the system to play an announcement, but not record messages, for callers who access Mailbox 3 or 4.

1Press A.

2Press s to chooseMBOX 3 or

MBOX 4.

3Press F.

4Press 1to set to Announce Only (AO). Press0to turn off Announce Only.

NOTE: You cannot select Announce Only for Mailboxes 3 and 4 unless the mailbox has an announcement.

ANSWER CALLS

To choose which lines the system will answer, or to turn the system off, press O. PressingOrepeatedly cycles through in the following manner

only Line 1 on only Line 2 on both Lines on entire system off.

RING SELECT/TOLL SAVER

1 PressFuntil the screen displaysRINGS, and the line you choose.

2Press a number key (1 - 7) to select the number of times the line rings before the system answers. To select Toll Saver, press8(the machine to answer after 4 rings when you have no messages, after 2 rings when you have messages), or press9(the machine to answer after 6 rings when you have no messages, after 4 rings when you have messages).

3Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to set the number of rings for the other line.

4Press Swhen you are finished.

MESSAGE WINDOW

The display you see in the message window indicates the number of messages that have been recorded in each mailbox.

MESSAGE ALERT

The message light indicates whether or not you have messages. If there are new messages, the light flashes. If there are messages, but no new ones, the light is on steady.

To set the system to beep every 15 seconds to notify you of new messages: 1 Press Funtil the screen displays

ALERT.

2Press 1to turn Alert on. Press0to turn Alert off.

3Press Swhen you are finished. The message window displaysALERT.

PLAY MESSAGES

To play messages for all lines and mailboxes, both Line 1 and Line 2 should be displayed in the message window. If they are not, press 0.

To play all messages, press P.

To play new messages, hold down P until the system begins playing.

To select messages from only one line or only one mailbox, press the number of the line or mailbox you want, or press suntil the line or mailbox you want is displayed.

To play all messages for the selected line or mailbox, press P.

To play new messages for the selected line or mailbox, hold down Puntil the system begins playing.

SAVE MESSAGES

The system automatically saves messages until you delete them.

RECORDING A MEMO

A memo is stored as a message, and is played back like a message. The memo can be up to 4 minutes long. You can select a mailbox for the memo.

1 PressR. The system beeps and begins recording.

2 Speak toward the microphone; your memo can be up to 4 minutes long. The message window displays1-.

3 PressS when you are finished recording.

DELETE MESSAGES

To delete messages for all lines and mailboxes, both Line 1 and Line 2 should be displayed in the message window. If they are not, press 0.

To delete all messages, hold down D, until the system announces “Messages deleted.”

To delete messages for a selected line or mailbox, press suntil the line or mailbox you want is displayed. Then hold down D until the system announces “Messages deleted.”

If there are new messages among those you are trying to delete, the system beeps 5 times and does not delete any messages.

To delete a specific message, press D while the message is playing. You can press rto replay a message after listening to it, before pressing D.

A N S W E R I N G S Y S T E M O P E R A T I O N

REPEAT/REVIEW MESSAGES

To repeat an entire message, tap r. To return to an earlier message,press r two or more times until the number of the desired message is

displayed.

To repeat part of a message (review), hold down rfor a few seconds, then release it to resume playing. (The system beeps while the button is held.)

FORWARD/SKIP MESSAGES

To skip to the next message, tap f. To skip part of a message (cue),hold down ffor a few seconds, then release it to resume playing. (The system beeps while the button is held.)

To stop playing messages, press S.

PRIORITY CALLING

Callers using a touch tone phone can signal you with the Priority Calling Code you give them. Your caller should

1Dial your telephone number.

2When the announcement begins, enter the current Priority Calling Code.

3The system beeps 3 times, then pauses. This pattern is repeated for 30 seconds, or until someone picks up the call. The beeps can be heard on both ends of the call.

If the call is not answered within 30 seconds, the beeps stop and the caller can press *to leave a message.

Set the Priority Calling Code to any number between 500 and 999, except for the current Remote Access Code. The preset code is 999.

1 PressFuntil the Priority Calling Code is displayed.

2Use the number keys to enter your new code.

3Press Swhen you are finished.

CALL SCREENING/CALL INTERCEPT

Adjust the volume using +or-,so that you can hear a caller’s voice. To take the call, press the appropriate line button, or lift the handset of another phone on the same line. The system stops recording and resets to answer the next call. If the announcement doesn’t stop, tap the switchhook, or pressS.

To set your system so you do not hear the announcement while screening calls.

1 PressFuntil the screen displays

ANNC PLAY.

2 Press0forANNC SILENT. Press1 forANNC PLAY.

3 PressSwhen you are finished.

RECORDING A PHONE CONVERSATION

1Press Rat any time during a phone conversation.

2The message window displays 2-.

3Press Swhen you are finished. The system stores the recorded conversa-

tion as a message on the line you were using.

NOTE: This unit does not sound warning beeps to alert the other party that the call is being recorded. To ensure that you are in compliance with any state and federal regulations that concern recording a telephone call, you should start the recording process and then inform the caller that you are recording the call.

WHEN MEMORY IS FULL

The system can record about 23 minutes of announcements and messages, or a maximum of 50 messages. When memory is full, the ON/OFF lights flash rapidly, the screen displays FULL, and the system answers calls after 10 rings and announces “Memory is full.”

REMOTE ACCESS CODE

The Remote Access Code is preset to 500.

To review or change the code (at home) 1 Press Funtil the screen displays

the current Remote Access Code.

2Use the number keys to enter a new code (between 500 and 999, except the current Priority Calling Code).

3Press Swhen you are finished.

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Answering System 1872

1 Dial telephone number and wait for system to answer.

2Enter Remote Access Code.

3Listen for messages

— OR —

Enter touch tone command. 4 Hang up to save messages.

Your Remote Access Code ______

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All Rights Reserved Printed in Mexico

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Answering System 1872

1 Dial telephone number and wait for system to answer.

2Enter Remote Access Code.

3Listen for messages

— OR —

Enter touch tone command. 4 Hang up to save messages.

Your Remote Access Code ______

© Copyright 1998 Philips Consumer Communications L. P.

All Rights Reserved Printed in Mexico

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Play all messages

7

Play all new messages

6

Play all messages

 

in a mailbox 17,27,37, or47

Play new messaes

 

in a mailbox 16,26,36, or46

Repeat message

2

Skip message

5

Delete selected message

3

Delete all message

03

Delete all message

 

in a mailbox 13,23,33, or43

Turn system on

00

Turn system off

88

Change Remote Access Code

99

Help menu

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Play all messages

7

Play all new messages

6

Play all messages

 

in a mailbox 17,27,37, or47

Play new messaes

 

in a mailbox 16,26,36, or46

Repeat message

2

Skip message

5

Delete selected message

3

Delete all message

03

Delete all message

 

in a mailbox 13,23,33, or43

Turn system on

00

Turn system off

88

Change Remote Access Code

99

Help menu

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