VTech 6475, LS6476-4, LS6475-2, LS6475-3 User Manual

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Hearing Aid T-Coil
TIA-1083
on purchasing your new VTech product. Before using this telephone, please read Important safety instructions on page 83 of this manual.
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Table of contents
Getting started ................................. 1
Parts checklist ...................................1
Telephone installation........................ 2
Handset battery installation ............... 3
Handset battery charging ..................4
Headset charging ..............................5
Earbud installation ............................. 6
Ear hook installation .......................... 7
Head band installation ..................... 10
Handset layout................................. 12
Telephone base layout .................... 15
Headset layout................................. 16
Telephone settings ........................17
Using the menu ...............................17
Ringer volume (telephone base) .....18
Ringer volume (handset) ................. 18
Ringer volume (headset) ................. 18
Ringer tone ...................................... 19
Set date and time ............................19
LCD language.................................. 20
Voice announce caller ID................. 20
Clear voicemail indicators................ 21
Rename handset ............................. 22
Key tone ..........................................22
CID time synchronization................. 23
Home area code .............................. 23
Dial mode ........................................24
Website............................................ 24
Telephone operation ..................... 25
Make a call ......................................25
Predial a call .................................... 25
Answer a call ................................... 25
End a call .........................................25
Speakerphone ................................. 25
Listening volume.............................. 25
Mute................................................. 26
Temporary ringer silencing .............. 26
Temporary tone dialing ....................27
Find handset/headset ...................... 27
Call waiting ...................................... 28
Equalizer.......................................... 28
Redial .............................................28
Review and dial a redial entry .........29
Delete a redial entry ........................29
Copy a number from the redial list
to the directory .............................29
Chain dialing ....................................30
Multiple handset use ..................... 31
Join a call in progress ......................31
Intercom........................................... 32
Answer an incoming call during an
intercom call ................................. 33
Announced transfer ......................... 34
Blind transfer ...................................35
Push-to-talk (PTT) ........................... 36
Turn PTT on or off ........................... 36
PTT to a single handset................... 37
PTT to multiple handsets .................38
Answer a PTT call ...........................39
Change a one-to-one PTT call to
intercom call ................................. 39
End a PTT call ................................. 40
Answer an incoming call during a
PTT call ........................................ 40
Make an outgoing call during a
PTT call ........................................ 40
Directory .........................................41
About the directory ..........................41
Add a directory entry .......................42
Search the directory ........................43
Alphabetical search ......................... 43
Dial a directory entry........................ 43
Edit a directory entry........................ 44
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Delete a directory entry ...................44
Assign a directory entry to a
speed dial location .......................45
Dial a speed dial entry ..................... 45
Reassign a speed dial number ........ 46
Delete a speed dial entry .................46
Caller ID .......................................... 47
About caller ID ................................. 47
Information about caller ID with
call waiting.................................... 47
Caller ID log .....................................48
Memory match .................................48
Missed call indicator ........................ 49
Review the caller ID log ...................49
View dialing options .........................49
Dial a caller ID log entry ..................50
Save a caller ID log entry to
the directory .................................50
Delete the caller ID log entries ........51
Caller ID log display screen
messages .....................................51
Answering system settings .......... 52
Answering system ...........................52
Announcement ................................52
Record your own announcement..... 52
Play your announcement .................53
Delete your announcement .............53
Answer on/off................................... 54
Call screening ..................................54
Number of rings ............................... 55
Remote access code ....................... 55
Message alert tone .......................... 56
Message recording time .................. 56
Answering system operation .......57
Answering system and voicemail ....57
Using the answering system and
voicemail together ........................ 57
Message capacity ............................58
New message indication.................. 58
Call screening ..................................58
Call intercept.................................... 58
Message playback ...........................59
Delete all old messages ..................61
Record, play and delete memos ......62
Message window displays ............... 62
Remote access ................................63
Appendix ........................................ 64
Handset display screen
messages .....................................64
Handset and telephone base
indicators ......................................66
Headset indicators ...........................67
Handset battery ............................... 68
Headset battery ............................... 69
Expand your telephone system ....... 70
Add and register a handset .............70
Add and register a headset .............71
Deregister handsets/headsets .........72
Troubleshooting ...............................73
Important safety instructions............ 83
Precautions for users of implanted
cardiac pacemakers ..................... 84
Operating range............................... 84
Maintenance .................................... 84
About cordless telephones .............. 85
The RBRC® seal .............................. 85
FCC, ACTA and IC regulations .......86
Limited warranty .............................. 88
Technical specications................... 90
Index ............................................... 91
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Getting started

Parts checklist

Your telephone package contains the following items. Save your sales receipt and original packaging in case it is necessary to ship your telephone for warranty service.
Additional ear hooks (2)
Additional earbuds (3)
Head band
Handset charger and charger adapter
(1 for LS6475-3 and 2 for LS6476-4)
The headset battery is not replaceable.
To purchase replacement batteries or power adapters, visit our website at
• www.vtechphones.com or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcanada.com or call 1 (800) 267-7377.
Telephone base power adapter
Telephone line cord
Handset battery compartment cover
(1 for LS6475-2, 2 for
LS6475-3 and 3 for LS6476-4)
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Cordless headset with an ear hook and earbud attached
User’s manualTelephone base
Handset
(1 for LS6475-2, 2 for LS6475-3 and 3 for LS6476-4)
Handset battery
(1 for LS6475-2, 2 for LS6475-3 and 3 for LS6476-4)
Quick start guide
Getting started
Telephone installation
Install the telephone base and charger(s) as shown below.
Make sure that the electrical outlet is not controlled by a wall switch.
If you subscribe to digital subscriber line (DSL) high-speed Internet service through your telephone line, you must install a DSL filter between the telephone line cord and the telephone wall jack. The filter prevents noise and caller ID problems caused by DSL interference. Contact your DSL service provider for more information about DSL filters.
Electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch
Telephone base power adapter
Telephone base
Telephone wall jack
Electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch
If you have DSL high speed Internet service, a DSL filter (not included) is required.
Telephone line cord
Charger adapter
Charger
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Getting started

Handset battery installation

Install the battery as shown below.
Plug the battery connector securely into the socket inside the handset battery
1. compartment, matching the color-coded label.
Place the battery with the label THIS SIDE UP facing up and the wires inside
2. the battery compartment.
Align the cover flat against the battery compartment, then slide it towards the
3. center of the handset until it clicks into place.
Charge the handset by placing it in the telephone base or charger.
4. The CHARGE light is on when the handset is charging.
1 2
3
If the handset will not be used for a long time, disconnect and remove the
• battery to prevent possible leakage.
To purchase replacement batteries, visit our website at www.vtechphones.com
• or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcanada.com or call 1 (800) 267-7377.
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CHARGE light remains on when charging.
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Handset battery charging

Once you have installed the battery, the screen indicates the battery status (see the table below). If necessary, place the handset in the telephone base or charger to charge the battery. For best performance, keep the handset in the telephone base or charger when not in use. The battery is fully charged after 10 hours of continuous charging. See the table on page 68 for battery operating times.
If the screen is blank or displays Place in charger, you need to charge the handset without interruption for at least 30 minutes to give the handset enough charge to use the telephone for a short time. When the battery is low, the handset displays Low battery along with a flashing icon. If you are on a call in low battery mode, the handset plays short beeps to alert you.
The following table summarizes the battery charge indicators and actions to take.
Battery indicators Battery status Action
The screen is blank, or displays Place in charger and flashes.
The screen displays Low battery and flashes.
The screen displays HANDSET X.
If you place the handset in the telephone base or charger without installing a battery, the screen displays No battery.
Battery has no or very little charge. The handset cannot be used.
Battery has enough charge to be used for a short time.
Battery is charged. To keep the battery charged,
Charge without interruption (about 30 minutes).
Charge without interruption (about 30 minutes).
place it in the telephone base or charger when not in use.
After you install your telephone or power returns following a power outage, the handset will prompt you to set the date and time (see page 19). To skip setting the date and time, press OFF/CANCEL.
SET DATE MM/DD/YY
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Headset charging

After installing the telephone base, charge the headset as shown below. The headset is fully charged after three hours of continuous charging. If the light does not turn on while charging, you need to charge the headset without interruption for at least 15 minutes to give the headset enough charge to use for a short time. For best performance, keep the headset in the telephone base when not in use. See the table on page 69 for battery operating times.
Place the tip of the headset in the small cradle on the telephone base.1.
The magnet holds the top of the headset in place. The light turns on when
2. charging.
The light
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Earbud installation

There are four earbuds provided and one of them has already been attached to the headset.
To remove the earbud from the headset earpiece:
Hold both sides of the earbud and then pull the earbud until it separates from the earpiece.
To attach the earbud to the headset earpiece:
Choose an appropriate earbud.
1.
Press the earbud towards the earpiece until it clicks into place. Move the
2. earbud around so that the protruding bump on the earbud is pointing towards your mouth when placed on your ear. The protruding bump on the earbud holds the headset securely in your ear.
Protruding bump
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Ear hook installation

There are three ear hooks provided and one of them has been attached to the headset.
To wear the headset on your right ear:
Hold the headset with one hand.
1. Lift the ear hook upward.
Twist the ear hook 180 degrees
2. clockwise.
Push the ear hook downward.3. Hook the headset on your right ear.
4. Adjust the angle of the headset until the microphone is pointing towards your mouth.
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Ear hook installation
To remove the ear hook from the headset:
Hold the headset with one hand and the ear hook with your other hand.
1.
Pull the end of the ear hook up until it separates from the rotating clip on
2. the headset.
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Ear hook installation
To attach the ear hook to the headset:
Remove any headset attachment (earbud excluded) connected to the headset.
1.
Choose an appropriate ear hook.
2.
Insert the ear hook [A] into the rotating clip [B] on the headset until it clicks
3. into place.
[A]
Hook the headset on your right ear. Adjust the angle of the headset until the
4. microphone is pointing towards your mouth. Firmly grip the earpiece with one hand whenever adjusting the headset microphone up or down.
[B]
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Head band installation

To attach the head band to the headset:
Remove any headset attachment (earbud excluded) currently connected to
1. the headset.
To wear the headset on your right ear, insert the end [A] of the head band into
2. the rotating clip [B] on the headset until it clicks into place.
[A]
[B]
Adjust the head band to fit your head. Adjust and rotate the angle of the headset
3. until the microphone is pointing towards your mouth. Firmly grip the earpiece with one hand whenever adjusting the headset microphone up or down.
To wear on your left ear, hold the headset on one hand and the head band with your other hand. Rotate the head band within the rotating clip on the headset.
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Head band installation
To remove the head band from the headset:
Hold the headset with one hand and the head band with your other hand.
1.
Pull the end of the head band until it separates from the rotating clip on
2. the headset.
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Getting started

Handset layout

CHARGE light
On when the handset is charging in the telephone base or charger (page 3).
/ /VOLUME (directory/volume)
Press to enter the directory when the telephone is not in use (page 43).
While in a menu, press to scroll up.
During a call or message playback, press to increase the listening volume (page 25 or page 60).
When entering numbers or names in the directory, press to move the cursor to the right.
MUTE/DELETE
While on a call, press to mute the microphone (page 26).
While reviewing the redial list, directory or caller ID log, press to delete an individual entry (pages 29, 44 and 51 respectively).
While the handset is ringing, press to silence the ringer temporarily (page 26).
While predialing, press to delete digits (page 25).
/FLASH
Press to make or answer a call (page 25).
During a call, press to answer an incoming call when you receive a call waiting alert (page 28).
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While reviewing a caller ID log entry, press repeatedly to add or remove 1 in front of the telephone number before dialing or saving it in the directory (page 49).
With the phone set for pulse dialing, press to temporarily change to tone dialing while on a call (page 27).
/SPEAKER
Press to make or answer a call (page 25).
During a call, press to switch between the speakerphone and the handset (page 25).
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Handset layout
CID/ /VOLUME (caller ID/volume)
Press to review the caller ID log when the telephone is not in use (page 49).
While in a menu, press to scroll down.
During a call or message playback, press to decrease the listening volume (page 25 or page 60).
When entering numbers or names in the directory, press to move the cursor to the left.
MENU/SELECT
Press to show the menu.
While in a menu, press to choose an item, or save an entry or setting.
OFF/CANCEL
During a call, press to hang up (page 25).
While the handset is ringing, press to silence the ringer temporarily (page 26).
While the telephone is not in use, press and hold to delete the missed call indicator (page 49).
While in a menu, press to go back to the previous menu.
While in a menu, press and hold to return to idle mode.
Dialing keys
Press to enter numbers or characters.
# (pound key)
Press repeatedly to show other dialing options when reviewing a caller ID log entry (page 49).
When saving the caller ID log entries to the directory, press to switch the name order (page 50).
EQ
During an outside call, intercom call, message or announcement playback, press to change the audio quality to best suit your hearing (page 28).
REDIAL/PAUSE
Press to review the redial list (page 29).
While predialing or entering numbers into the directory, press and hold to insert a dialing pause (page 42).
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PUSH TO TALK
Handset layout
PUSH TO TALK (PTT)
Press to begin a broadcast to one or multiple handsets (page 37 or page 38).
Press and hold to broadcast to a group of handsets when the handset is not in use (page 38).
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Telephone base layout

IN USE light
Flashes when there is an incoming call, another telephone sharing the same line is in use or when the handsets/headsets are being deregistered.
On when the telephone is in use, or the answering system is answering a call.
On when the handset/headset is being registered.
/FIND HANDSET
Press to page all system handsets and the headsets (page 27).
/REPEAT
Press once to repeat a message or press twice to play the previous message (page 59).
X/DELETE
Press to delete the message currently playing (page 59).
When the telephone is not in use, press twice to delete all old messages (page 61).
Message window
Shows the number of messages and other answering system information (page 62).
/SKIP
Press to skip to the next message (page 59).
/VOL/
Press to adjust the speaker volume during playback (page 59).
Press to adjust the base ringer volume when the telephone is not in use (page 18).
/ANS ON/OFF
Press to turn the answering system on or off (page 54).
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/PLAY/STOP
Press to play messages or press to stop message playback (page 59).
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Headset layout

(on/off)
Press and hold two seconds to power on or off.
Press to answer, end or join a call (pages 25 and 31).
On in red when charging in the telephone base.
On in blue when fully charged in the telephone base.
Flashes once every 10 seconds in blue when in idle mode.
Flashes once every 10 seconds in red when in low battery mode.
Flashes twice every three seconds in blue while on a call.
Flashes quickly in blue while being paged.
Flashes quickly and alternately in red and blue while being registered.
Flashes four times every four seconds in blue when there is an incoming call.
Earpiece
+/-/VOLUME
While on a call, press to adjust the listening volume (page 25).
When the headset is not in use, press to adjust the ringer volume (page 18).
Rotating clip
Connect the ear hook or head band.
RESET inset button
Insert a paper clip or similar object to reset the headset when deregistration fails (page 72).
MUTE/FLASH
While on a call, press to mute the microphone (page 26).
While on a call, press and hold to answer an incoming call when you receive a call waiting alert (page 28).
When there is an incoming call, press to silence the ringer in the earpiece temporarily.
Microphone
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Telephone settings

Using the menu

In the ringers menu, you can select the ringer tones and adjust the ringer volume for incoming calls.
In the settings menu, you can change the settings for LCD language, announce caller ID, voicemail indicators, handset name, key tone, CID time
synchronization, home area code and dial mode.
Go to Answering system settings starting on page 52 for instructions on how to use a system handset to modify the answering system settings shown below.
Setting Page
Announcement (record, play and delete) 52-53
Answer on/off 54
Call screening 54
Number of rings 55
Remote access code 55
Message alert tone 56
Message recording time 56
To enter the handset menu:
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or until the screen displays the desired feature menu.
2.
Press MENU/SELECT to enter that menu.
3.
To return to the previous menu, press OFF/CANCEL.
To return to idle mode, press and hold OFF/CANCEL.
The settings in the handset menus do not affect the headset.
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>Ringers Set date/time
>Ringer volume Ringer tone
RINGER VOLUME
>Ringers Set date/time
>Ringer volume Ringer tone
RINGER VOLUME
Telephone settings

Ringer volume (telephone base)

Press /VOL or /VOL on the side of the telephone base to adjust the ringer
volume when the telephone is not in use. When you set the base ringer volume to off, the message window displays 0 and the system announces, “Base ringer is off.” When the telephone is ringing, press /VOL to temporarily turn the base ringer off.

Ringer volume (handset)

You can set the ringer volume or turn the ringer off. When the ringer is off, Ringer off and appear on the screen.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Ringers, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
Press MENU/SELECT to select >Ringer volume.
3.
Press or to sample each volume level.
4.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to
5.
the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
The ringer volume also determines the ringer volume of the intercom calls and
• paging tone. However, paging volume ranges from levels 4 to 6 only.
If the ringer volume is set to off, the handset displays
Caller ID won’t be announced when you save the setting. The caller ID will not be announced when you have an incoming call (page 20).

Ringer volume (headset)

The headset does not have an external ringer. When there is an incoming call, the headset earpiece rings.
To adjust the ringer volume:
Press +/-/VOLUME on the side of the headset when it is not in use.
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Telephone settings
Ringer volume >Ringer tone
RINGER TONE >Tone 1
Ringer volume >Ringer tone
RINGER TONE >Tone 1
Ringers >Set date/time
SET DATE MM/DD/YY
SET TIME HH:MM --
Ringers >Set date/time
SET DATE MM/DD/YY
SET TIME HH:MM --

Ringer tone

You can choose from different ringer tones for each handset.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Ringers, then press MENU/SELECT.
2.
Press or to highlight >Ringer tone, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to sample each ringer tone.
4.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to the
5. previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
If you turn off the ringer volume, you will not hear ringer tone samples.

Set date and time

The answering system announces the date and time of each message prior to playing it. Before using the answering system, set the date and time as follows. If you subscribe to caller ID service, the day, month and time are set automatically with each incoming call. However, the year must be correct so that the day of the week can be calculated from the caller ID information. You can also turn off the date and time settings of the caller ID service (see CID time synchronization on page 23) and set the date and time manually.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Set date/time, then press MENU/SELECT.
2.
When the month is flashing, press or until the screen
3. displays the correct month. Press MENU/SELECT to confirm.
-OR-
Use the dialing keys (0-9) to enter the current month (for example, if the month is March, you must enter 03).
Repeat Step 3 to set the correct date and year and then
4. press MENU/SELECT to advance to set the time.
Repeat Step 3 until the time is set. Press or to select
5. AM or PM, or press 2 for AM or 7 for PM.
Press MENU/SELECT to save the settings and return to the
6. previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
If the date and time are not set when a message is recorded, the system announces, “Time and date not set,” before each message plays.
The telephone plays two beeps if you enter an invalid number.
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Telephone settings
Set date/time >Settings
>LCD language Annc Caller ID
LCD LANGUAGE >English
Set date/time >Settings
>LCD language Annc Caller ID
LCD LANGUAGE >English
LCD language >Annc Caller ID
ANNC CALLER ID >HANDSET
HS ANNOUNCE CID >On
LCD language >Annc Caller ID
ANNC CALLER ID >HANDSET
HS ANNOUNCE CID >On

LCD language

You can select a language (English, French or Spanish) to be used in all screen displays.
1.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
3.
Press MENU/SELECT to select >LCD language.
4.
Press or to highlight English, Français or Español.
5.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.

Voice announce caller ID

The voice announce caller ID feature lets you know who’s calling without having to look at the display. When you have an incoming call, the handset and/or base announces the caller’s name based on the directory or caller ID information. If the caller’s name is private or unknown, the phone number will be announced. If the caller’s phone number is also private or unknown, no caller information will be announced. If the telephone number has over 11 digits, only the last 11 digits will be announced. Unless you change it, the voice announce caller ID feature is already turned on.
1.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
3.
Press or to highlight >Annc Caller ID, then press
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to highlight >HANDSET or >BASE, then press
4.
MENU/SELECT.
5.
Press or to choose >On or >Off.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to
6. the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
Voice announce caller ID is available in English only.
The voice announce caller ID is muted when you turn the ringer off.
If you set the number of rings that the answering system answers calls as
• 3 rings (page 55), the answering system may not have enough time to announce the caller’s full information.
Only the first four registered handsets are able to use the voice announce
• caller ID feature.
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Telephone settings
Annc Caller ID >Clr voicemail
Turn off
indicator?
HANDSET 2
New voicemail
9:30
AM
5/10
Annc Caller ID >Clr voicemail
Turn off
indicator?
HANDSET 2
New voicemail
9:30
AM
5/10

Clear voicemail indicators

If you subscribe to voicemail service offered by your telephone service provider, New voicemail and appear on the handset when you have new voicemail messages. Contact your telephone service provider for more information and assistance about using your voicemail service.
After you have listened to all new voicemail messages, the indicators on the handset turn off automatically.
Use the clear voicemail feature when the telephone indicates that there is new voicemail but there are none (for example, when you have accessed your voicemail while away from home). Clearing the voicemail waiting indicator only turns off the indicators; it does not delete your voicemail messages. As long as you have new voicemail messages, your telephone service provider continues to send the signal to turn on the indicators.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to highlight >Clr voicemail, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT. The screen displays Turn off indicator?
Press MENU/SELECT to confirm and return to the previous
4. menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
Your telephone service provider may alert you of new messages with a stutter
• (broken) dial tone. Contact your telephone service provider for details.
Voicemail is different from answering system messages recorded in your
• cordless phone’s answering system. For more information about the difference, see page 57.
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Telephone settings
Clr voicemail >Rename handset
RENAME HANDSET HANDSET__ __
Clr voicemail >Rename handset
RENAME HANDSET HANDSET__ __
Rename handset >Key tone

KEY TONE

Rename handset >Key tone
KEY TONE

Rename handset

You can change the name for each registered handset. The name can be up to 11 characters.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to highlight >Rename handset, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT.
Use the dialing keys to enter a name.
4.
Press MUTE/DELETE to delete a character.
Press and hold MUTE/DELETE to delete all characters.
Press or to move the cursor to the left or right.
Press MENU/SELECT to save the name and return to the previous menu. You
5. hear a confirmation tone.
If the new handset name contains no characters or digits, the default handset name will be used.
Key tone
You can adjust the key tone volume or turn it off for each handset. If you turn the key tone off, there are no beeps when you press the handset keys.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to highlight >Key tone, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to select the desired volume or Off.
4.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to
5. the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
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Telephone settings
Key tone >CID time sync
CID TIME SYNC >On
Key tone >CID time sync
CID TIME SYNC >On
CID time sync >Home area code
Only for 7digit
dial from CID
HOME AREA CODE ___
CID time sync >Home area code
Only for 7digit
dial from CID
HOME AREA CODE ___

CID time synchronization

This feature allows the time and date to be set by incoming caller ID information. The default setting is On.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to highlight >CID time sync, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to choose >On or >Off.
4.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to
5. the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.

Home area code

If you dial your local calls using only seven digits (area code not required), you can program your home area code so that when you receive a call within your local area, the telephone number is automatically stored without the area code in the caller ID log.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press MENU/SELECT.
2.
Press or to highlight >Home area code, then press
3.
MENU/SELECT. The screen displays
Only for 7digit dial from CID, then advances to home area
code edit mode.
Use the dialing keys to enter a three-digit home area code.
4.
Press MUTE/DELETE to delete a digit.
Press and hold MUTE/DELETE to delete all digits.
Press or to move the cursor to the left or right.
Press MENU/SELECT to save. You hear a confirmation tone.
5. The screen displays Area code will not show in CID, then automatically returns to the previous menu.
If, in the future, your telephone service provider requires you to dial the area code when making a local call, or, if you move to a location that requires it, delete the home area code you have already programmed, following the steps above. After you have deleted the home area code, _ _ _ will appear on the display.
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Telephone settings
Home area code >Dial mode
DIAL MODE >Tone
Home area code >Dial mode
DIAL MODE >Tone
Settings >Website
www.vtechphones .com
Settings >Website
www.vtechphones .com

Dial mode

The dial mode is preset to tone dialing. If you have pulse (rotary) service, you must change the dial mode to pulse dialing before using the telephone to make calls.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
1.
2.
Press or to highlight >Settings, then press
MENU/SELECT.
3.
Press or to highlight >Dial mode, then press
MENU/SELECT.
Press or to choose >Tone or >Pulse.
4.
5.
Press MENU/SELECT to save your selection and return to the previous menu. You hear a confirmation tone.
While on a call in pulse dialing mode, press to temporarily change to tone dialing mode.

Website

Use this feature to view the VTech website address.
1.
Press MENU/SELECT when the handset is not in use.
Press or to highlight >Website, then press
2.
MENU/SELECT. The screen displays the website address.
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Telephone operation

Make a call

Press /FLASH or /SPEAKER on the handset.
1.
When you hear a dial tone, dial the number.
2.
Press on the headset to join the call. Hang up the handset at
3. any time to leave the call and the headset continues the call.

Predial a call

Dial the number on the handset.
1.
Press /FLASH or /SPEAKER.
2.
Press on the headset to join the call. Hang up the handset at
3. any time to leave the call and the headset continues the call.

Answer a call

Press on the headset.
Press /FLASH, /SPEAKER or any dialing key (0-9, # or ) on the handset
• to answer a call.

End a call

Press on the headset or place the headset in the telephone base.
Press OFF/CANCEL on the handset or place the handset in the telephone base
• or charger.
The handset screen shows the elapsed time as you talk (in hours, minutes and
• seconds).
When predialing (preview numbers before dialing), press MUTE/DELETE to
• backspace and delete a digit; press and hold REDIAL/PAUSE to insert a dialing pause (a p appears).
The handset displays Unable to call. Line in use if you predial a number while
• your telephone line is in use.

Speakerphone

When the handset is on a call, press /SPEAKER to switch between the speakerphone and the handset. When the speakerphone is active, the handset displays Speaker and .

Listening volume

During a call, press /VOLUME or /VOLUME on the handset, or +/-/VOLUME on the side of the headset to adjust the listening volume.
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Telephone operation
Mute
The mute function allows you to hear the other party but the other party cannot hear you.
On a handset:
During a call, press MUTE/DELETE. The handset displays

Muted for a few seconds and MUTE displays until the mute function is turned off.

Press MUTE/DELETE again to resume the conversation. The handset screen
temporarily displays Microphone ON.
On a headset:
During a call, press MUTE/FLASH. The headset announces, “Mute on.” The
• headset beeps every 30 seconds until the mute function is turned off. Press MUTE/FLASH again to resume the conversation. The headset announces, “Mute off.”

Temporary ringer silencing

When the telephone is ringing, you can temporarily silence the ringer of the handset, headset or telephone base without disconnecting the call. The next call rings normally at the preset volume.
To silence the handset ringer:
Press OFF/CANCEL or MUTE/DELETE on the handset. The handset displays
Ringer muted and .
To silence the headset ringer:
Press MUTE/FLASH on the headset.
To silence the telephone base ringer:
Press /VOL on the telephone base to turn off the base ringer.
Each handset rings when there is an incoming call unless the ringer volume is turned off on that handset.
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