VTech DS6421-26, DS6421-3, DS6421-2, DS6421-30, DS6421-4 User Manual

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Models: DS6421-2/DS6421-26/ DS6421-3/DS6421-4
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This manual has all the feature operations and troubleshooting necessary to install and operate your new VTech telephone. Please review this manual thoroughly to ensure proper installation and operation of this innovative and feature rich VTech product. For support, shopping, and everything new at VTech, visit our website at www.vtechphones.com. In Canada, please visit www.vtechcanada.com.
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Table of contents
Getting started ...........................1
Parts checklist ............................. 1
Installation ................................... 2
Telephone base and
charger installation .................. 3
Battery installation ...................... 4
Battery charging .......................... 5
Installation options ...................... 6
Tabletop to wall
mount installation .................... 6
Wall mount to tabletop
installation ................................ 7
Handset layout ............................ 8
Telephone base layout ................ 11
Handset main menu .................... 13
Bluetooth ....................................15
Introducing Bluetooth .................. 15
Glossary of terms ....................... 16
Bluetooth setup ........................... 17
Add a cell phone ......................... 17
Add a headset ............................. 19
Auto connection .......................... 20
Connecting devices ..................... 21
Review the device list .................. 21
Connect/Disconnect an
active device ............................ 21
Remove a device ......................... 22
Rename a device ........................ 23
Replace an active device ............ 24
Bluetooth connection from
idle mode ................................. 24
Download directory ..................... 25
Interruption to directory
download .................................. 27
View the directory download
information ............................... 27
Change PIN ................................. 28
Telephone settings ....................29
Handset settings ........................ 29
Ringers ........................................ 29
Ringer volume ............................. 29
Ringer tone .................................. 30
Set date and time ........................ 31
Settings ....................................... 32
LCD language ............................. 32
Display alerts ............................... 33
CID time synchronization ............ 36
Rename handsets ....................... 36
Key tone ...................................... 37
Dial mode .................................... 37
Caller ID announce ..................... 38
Website ....................................... 39
Home area code .......................... 39
Cell area code ............................. 40
Telephone base settings ............. 41
Answering system settings ......... 41
Telephone operation ..................42
Make, answer or end
a home call .............................. 42
Call waiting on the home line ...... 43
Make, answer or end
a cell call ................................. 44
Call waiting on the cell line .......... 44
Answer a cell call while on
a home call ............................... 45
Cell phone voicemail ................... 45
Answer a home call while on
a cell call .................................. 45
Conference home and
cell calls ................................... 46
Using the home and cell
lines together ........................... 46
Handset speakerphone ............... 47
Volume control ............................ 47
Silence the ringer ........................ 47
Mute ............................................ 47
Temporary tone dialing ............... 48
Hold ............................................. 48
Handset locator ........................... 48
Equalizer ..................................... 49
Transfer a call .............................. 49
Chain dialing ............................... 50
Redial list ..................................... 51
Review the redial list ................... 51
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Dial a redial entry ........................ 51
Save a redial entry to
the directory ............................. 52
Delete a redial entry .................... 52
Multiple handset use .................53
Share an outside call................... 53
Intercom ...................................... 53
Answer an incoming call
during an intercom call ............ 54
Transfer a call using intercom .......55
Push-to-talk (PTT) ...................... 56
PTT on/off ................................... 56
PTT to a single handset .............. 57
PTT to multiple handsets ............ 58
Answer a PTT call ....................... 59
Change a one-to-one PTT to
intercom call ............................. 59
End a PTT call ............................. 60
Answer an incoming call
during a PTT call...................... 60
Make an outgoing call
during a PTT call...................... 60
Directory .....................................61
About the directory ...................... 61
Create a new entry in the
home directory ......................... 62
Review the directory ................... 63
3-character
alphabetical search .................. 63
Dial a directory entry ................... 64
Edit a directory entry ................... 64
Edit the type of
a directory entry ....................... 65
Delete a directory entry ............... 65
Remove a downloaded
directory ................................... 65
Speed dial ................................... 66
Assign a speed dial slot .............. 66
Reassign a speed dial slot .......... 66
Dial a speed dial entry ................ 66
Delete a speed dial entry ............ 67
Caller ID .......................................68
About caller ID ............................. 68
Information about caller ID
with call waiting ........................ 68
Caller ID history ........................... 69
Memory match ........................... 69
Review the caller ID log ............. 70
View dialing options .................... 71
Dial a caller ID log entry ............. 71
Save a caller ID log entry
to the directory ......................... 72
Delete from the caller ID log ....... 73
Caller ID log display screen
messages................................. 73
Answering system settings ......74
Answer on/off .............................. 74
Announcement ............................ 75
Play your announcement ............ 75
Record your
own announcement ................. 75
Delete your announcement ......... 76
Answering system setup ............. 77
Call screening ............................. 77
Number of rings ........................... 78
Remote access code .................. 79
Message alert tone ..................... 80
Recording time ............................ 80
Answering system operation ....81
Answering system and
voicemail indicators ................. 81
Using the answering system
and voicemail together............. 81
Message capacity ....................... 82
Voice prompts ............................. 82
Call screening ............................. 82
Call intercept ............................... 82
Temporarily turning off the
message alert tone .................. 83
Message playback ...................... 83
Delete all old messages .............. 85
Record and play memos ............. 85
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Message window displays .......... 86
Remote access ........................... 87
Appendix .....................................88
Display screen messages ........... 88
Handset and telephone
base indicators ......................... 93
Expand your
telephone system ..................... 95
Add and register a handset ......... 95
Deregister handsets .................... 96
Troubleshooting ........................... 97
Important safety instructions ....... 107
Battery ......................................... 108
Precautions for users
of implanted
cardiac pacemakers ................. 108
Operating range .......................... 108
Maintenance ................................ 108
About cordless telephones ......... 109
The RBRC® seal .......................... 109
FCC, ACTA and IC regulations ......110
California Energy Commission
battery charging
testing instructions ................... 112
For C-UL compliance only .......... 113
Limited warranty .......................... 116
Technical specifications .............. 118
Index ............................................119
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Getting started
Parts checklist
Your telephone contains the following items. Save your sales receipt and original packaging in the event warranty service is necessary.
Quick st art guide
Quick star t guide
Battery compartment covers
(2 for DS6421-2/DS 6421-26) (3 for DS6421-3) (4 for DS6 421-4 )
Bluetoot h quick st art guide
Bluetooth quick start guide
Batteries
(2 for DS6421-2/DS 6421-
26) (3 for DS6421-3) (4 for DS6 421-4 )
User’s manual
Telephone line cord
Wall mount bracket
Telephone base power adapter
Charger and power adapter
(1 f or DS6421-2/ DS6421-26 ) (2 for DS6421-3) (3 for DS6421-4)
To purchase a replacement battery or power adapter, visit our website at www.vtechphones.com or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcanada.com or dial 1 (800) 267-7377.
Telephone base
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Handsets
(2 for DS6421-2/ DS64 21-2 6) (3 for DS6421-3) (4 for DS6 421-4 )
Getting started
Installation
Install the telephone base close to a telephone jack and a power outlet not connected to a wall switch. For optimum range and better reception, place the telephone base in a central and open location.
When using a Bluetooth wireless technology enabled cell phone with this telephone, make sure the cell phone is within 15 feet of the telephone base to maintain a reliable connection between the cell phone and telephone base.
This product may be shipped with protective stickers covering the handsets and telephone base displays. Remove them before use.
Avoid placing the telephone base too close to:
Communication devices such as personal computers, computer routers,
television sets, VCRs, wireless routers (wireless broadband, Wi-Fi, or
802.11) or other cordless telephones. Excessive heat sources.
Noise sources such as a window with traffic outside, motors, microwave
ovens, refrigerators, or fluorescent lighting. Excessive dust sources such as a workshop or garage.
Excessive moisture.
Extremely low temperature.
Mechanical vibration or shock such as on top of a washing machine or
work bench.
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Getting started
Telephone base and charger 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 wall jack
Telephone base power adapter
Telephone line cord
A DSL filter (not included) is required if you have DSL high speed Internet service
Charger
Telephone base
Use only the power adapters supplied with this product. To order a replacement, visit our website at www.vtechphones.com or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcanada.com or dial 1 (800) 267-7377.
The power adapters are intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in place if it is plugged into a ceiling, under-the-table or cabinet outlet.
Power adapter
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Getting started
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Battery installation
Install the battery as shown below.
Plug the battery connector securely into the socket inside the handset
1.
battery compartment, matching the color-coded label. Place the battery with the label THIS SIDE UP facing up and the wires
2.
inside the battery compartment. Align the cover flat against the battery compartment, then slide it towards
3.
the center of the handset until it clicks into place. Charge the handset by placing it in the telephone base or charger. The
4.
CHARGE light is on when the handset is charging.
1
3
If the handset will not be used for a long time, disconnect and remove the
• battery to prevent possible leakage.
To purchase a replacement battery, visit our website at
• www.vtechphones.com or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcanada.com or dial 1 (800) 267-7377.
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CHARGE light
2
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Getting started
Battery charging
Once you have installed the battery, the handset LCD display indicates the battery status (see the table below).
For best performance, keep the handset in the telephone base or charger
• when not in use.
The battery is fully charged after 16 hours of continuous charging.
• If you place the handset in the telephone base or the charger
• without plugging in the battery, the screen displays No battery.
Battery indicators Battery status Action
The screen is blank, or shows Place in charger and flashes.
The screen shows Low battery and flashes.
The screen shows HANDSET X.
When it is fully charged, you can expect the following performance:
Operation Operating time
While in handset use (talking*) Seven hours While in speakerphone mode (talking*) Three hours While not in use (standby**) Five days
* Operating times vary depending on your actual use and the age of the battery. ** Handset is not charging or in use.
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
Charge without interruption until the screen shows HANDSET X (at least 30 minutes).
Charge without interruption until the screen shows HANDSET X (at least 30 minutes).
charged, 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. For instructions, see Set date and time on page 31. To skip setting, press OFF or BACK.
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SET DATE
09/30/09 MM/DD/YY
BACK
SET
Getting started
Installation options
Your telephone base is ready for tabletop use. If you want to mount yourIf you want to mount your telephone on a wall, use the provided wall mount bracket to connect with a standard dual-stud telephone wall mounting plate. If you do not have this mounting plate, you can purchase one from many hardware or consumer electronics retailers. You may need a professional to install the mounting plate.
Tabletop to wall mount installation
Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the TEL LINE jack on the
1. bottom of the telephone base. Plug the small end of the telephone base power adapter into the POWER jack on the bottom of the telephone base.
Position the lower portion grooves on the telephone base to the lower
2. portion tabs (marked B) on the wall mount bracket. Make sure the upper portion grooves of the telephone base are above the upper portion tabs (marked A) on the wall mount bracket. Push the telephone base down until it clicks securely in place.
Route the telephone line cord (or DSL filter) through the wall mount
3. bracket hole and plug it into the telephone wall jack. Route the power cord out of the bottom of the telephone and plug it into an electrical outlet not controlled by a wall switch.
Align the holes on the bracket with the standard wall plate and slide the
4. bracket down until it locks securely. Bundle the telephone line cord and power adapter cord neatly with twist ties.
1
3
2
4
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Wall mount to tabletop installation
If the telephone line cord and power adapter cord are bundled, untie
1. them first.
Slide the black wall mount bracket up and remove it from the wall plate.
2. Unplug the telephone line cord (or DSL filter) from the wall. Unplug the power adapter from the power outlet.
Slide the telephone base up and remove it from the wall mount bracket.
3. See Telephone base and charger installation on page 3.
4.
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Getting started
Handset layout
CHARGE light
On when the handset is charging in the telephone base or charger.
Softkeys (2)
Press to selec t a menu item displayed above the key. While in a menu, press to select an item, or save an entry
or setting.
/CELL
Press to make or answer a cell call (page 44). During a cell call, press to answer an incoming call when
you hear a call waiting alert ( page 44). Flashes quickly when there is an incoming cell call. Flashes slowly when a cell c all is on hold.
/HOME/FLASH
Press to make or answer a home call (page 42). During a home call, press to answer an incoming call
when you hear a call waiting alert (page 4 3). Flashes quickly when there is an incoming home call. Flashes slowly when a home c all is on hold.
1
While reviewing a caller ID log entr y, press repeatedly to add or remove 1 in front of the telephone number before dialing or saving it in the director y (page 71).
Press to switch to tone dialing temporarily during a call if you have pulse service (page 48).
Press to toggle the name order when saving a caller ID entry into the directory (page 72).
Press to make or answer a home call using the handset speakerphone (page 42).
During a call, message or announcement playback, press to switch between the speakerphone and the handset (page 47).
REDIAL/PAUSE
Press to review the redial list (page 51). While dialing or entering numbers into the directory,
press and hold to insert a dialing pause (page 62).
During an outside c all, interc om call, message or announcement playback, press to change the quality of the audio to best suit your hearing (page 49).
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Getting started
Handset layout (continued)
VOL/ /
While in a menu, press to scroll up. During a call or message playback, press to increase the
listening volume (page 47 or page 84). When the handset is not in use, press to enter the
directory (page 63). When entering numbers and names in the directory, press
to move the cursor to the lef t.
MUTE/DELETE
While on a call, press to mute the microphone (page 47). While reviewing the caller ID log, directory or redial list, press
to delete an individual entry (page 73, page 65 and page 52 respectively).
Press to delete digits when predialing (page 42). While entering or edit ing a direc tory entry, press to erase
a digit or character. While the handset is ringing, press to silence the ringer
temporarily. During message or announcement playback, press to
delete a message or announcement.
OFF/CANCEL
During a call, press to hang up (page 42 and page 44). While the handset is ringing, press to silence the ringer
temporarily (page 47). Press and hold while the telephone is not in use to erase the
displayed messages (X X Missed calls and Download fail). While in a menu, press to exit without making changes or press and hold to return to idle mode.
VOL/ /CID
While in a menu, press to scroll down. During a call or message playback, press to decrease the
listening volume (page 47 or page 84). When the handset is not in use, press to review the caller
ID log (page 70). When entering numbers and names in the directory, press
to move the cursor to the right.
# (pound key)
While reviewing a caller ID log entry or a directory entry, press repeatedly to show other dialing options (page 71 and page 64 respectively).
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Getting started
Handset layout (continued)
PUSH TO TALK (PTT)
Press to begin a one-to-one or one-to-group broadcast (page 57 and page 58).
Press and hold to broadcast to a group of handsets when the handset is not in use (page 58).
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Getting started
Telephone base layout
REPEAT/
Press to repeat a message or press twice to play the previous message (page 83).
/FIND HANDSET
Press to page all system handsets (page 48).
/ANS ON/OFF
Press to turn the answering system on or off (page 74).
DELETE/X
Press to delete the message currently playing (page 83).
When the phone is not in use, press twice to delete all previously reviewed messages (page 85).
SKIP/
Press to skip to the next message (page 83).
PLAY/STOP/
Press to play messages (page 83).
Press to stop message playback (page 83).
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Getting started
Telephone base layout (continued)
D1/D2 lights
On when the telephone base is paired and connected with a Bluetooth device.
Flashes when there is an incoming cell call. Alternate when the telephone base is in
discoverable mode.
/VOL/
Press to adjust the volume during message playback (page 83).
When the phone is not in use, press to adjust the telephone base ringer volume (page 41).
IN USE light
On when the handset or headset is in use.
Flashes when another telephone sharing the same line is in use or on hold.
Flashes quickly when there is an incoming home call.
Message window
Shows the number of messages and other answering system information (page 86).
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Getting started
Handset main menu
To enter the main menu:
Press MENU when the handset is not in use.
1. Press
2. enter that menu.
To return to the previous menu, press OFF/CANCEL. To return to idle mode, press and hold OFF/CANCEL.
or
to highlight a handset feature menu, then press
SELECT
to
Play messages - play messages from the answering system.
Play messages
Answe ring sys Directory Caller ID log Intercom
BACK
SELECT
Directory - store and search for names and numbers.
Play messages Answe ring sys
Directory
Caller ID log Intercom
BACK
SELECT
Intercom - make intercom calls to a system handset.
Play messages Answe ring sys Directory Caller ID log
Intercom
BACK
SELECT
Answering sys - record memos and change your answering system settings.
Play messages
Answe ring sys
Directory Caller ID log Intercom
BACK
SELECT
Caller ID log - review the c aller ID history or delete all caller ID log entries.
Play messages Answe ring sys Directory
Caller ID log
Intercom
BACK
SELECT
Bluetooth - set up and manage your Bluetooth enabled devices.
Answe ring sys Directory Caller ID log Intercom
Blu etooth
BACK
SELECT
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Getting started
Handset main menu (continued)
Ringers - set up ringers for the home
and cell lines.
Directory Caller ID log Intercom Blu etooth
Ringers
BACK
SELECT
Settings - change your telephone settings.
Intercom Blu etooth Ringers Set date/time
Settings
BACK
SELECT
Set date/time - set up the date and time of your telephone.
Caller ID log Intercom Blu etooth Ringers
Set date/time
BACK
SELECT
Website - displays the VTech website address.
Blu etooth Ringers Set date/time Settings
Website
BACK
SELECT
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Bluetooth
Introducing Bluetooth
Your new DS6421 telephone system with Bluetooth wireless technology has the following features:
Pair up to four Bluetooth enabled devices (cell phones or headsets) with
• the telephone base.
Connect a maximum of two cell phones to make and receive cell calls.
• Only one cell phone can be active on a call at a time.
Connect one Bluetooth enabled headset for making and receiving
• home calls.
Conference cell and home calls.
• Make and receive calls using your cell phone plan while utilizing the ease
• and comfort of your home telephone system.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
After plugging in the telephone base, wait at least 20 seconds before
• connecting a Bluetooth device. The screen shows Bluetooth system busy if you try to connect too soon.
Refer to the user's manual of your Bluetooth enabled cell phone or
• headset for more information about how that device uses Bluetooth connectivity.
Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a short range (a maximum
• of approximately 30 feet) from the telephone base. Keep connected cell phones and headset within this range.
If your cell phone has poor reception in your home, the DS6421 cannot
• improve the reception. However, if there is a location in your house with better reception, you can leave your cell phone at that location while you use the DS6421 cell line. In order for this to work, the telephone base must be within 30 feet of the cell phone.
Charge your cell phone while it is connected to the telephone base.
• Your cell phone's battery will discharge faster while it is connected to the telephone base via Bluetooth wireless technology.
Monitor your cell phone's usage because minutes are deducted from your
• cellular plan for the duration of all cell calls.
Refer to Bluetooth setup (page 17) to learn how to set up and manage your Bluetooth enabled devices. Refer to Telephone operation (page 42) on how to operate your Bluetooth devices with your new DS6421 telephone system with Bluetooth wireless technology. Refer to Troubleshooting (page 97) if you experience difficulty using the telephone system.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by VTech Holdings Limited is under license. VTech Holdings Limited is a member of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
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Bluetooth
Glossary of terms
Below are some terms used in this user’s manual to help you become familiar with using your Bluetooth enabled devices and your new
DS6421 telephone system. Active device slots - the Device list has two active slots for two cell
phones, or one cell phone and one headset. When a device on the list is active, D1 or D2 displays in front of the device name. In order to use a Bluetooth device on a call, it must be in an active slot and be connected.
Bluetooth cell phone - refers to a Bluetooth enabled cellular telephone. Cell line - the telephone line associated with your cell phone service. On
your DS6421 handset, press /CELL to use the cell line. Connected - when you pair a Bluetooth device to the DS6421, it is placed in
an active slot and automatically connected. When a device is connected, 1 and/or 2 displays after on the handset and the D1 and/or D2 light on the telephone base is on. If a device loses its connection to the telephone base, it must be reconnected before you can use the device with the DS6421.
Disconnected - when a device is disconnected, 1 and/or 2 displays after on the handset and the D1 and/or D2 light on the telephone base is off.
Discoverable mode - before a Bluetooth enabled device can be paired, it must be set to this mode. When pairing your cell phone, the telephone base will be set to this mode. When pairing a headset, the headset must be set to this mode. Depending on the manufacturer, this mode is sometimes referred to as Find Me or Visibility.
Home line - your conventional telephone land line. On your DS6421 handset, press /HOME/FLASH to use the home line.
Paired devices - once Bluetooth enabled devices have been paired with the telephone base, they appear on the device list. A maximum of four devices can be paired with the telephone base.
Pairing - this refers to the process of Bluetooth enabled devices registering device information with each other. The telephone base must be paired with a Bluetooth enabled cell phone or headset before the Bluetooth device can be used. Depending on the manufacturer, this is also referred to as Bonding.
PIN - by default, the PIN is 0000 for the telephone base and for most Bluetooth devices. PIN information must be exchanged between Bluetooth devices before they can be used. This is also known as a Passkey or Passcode.
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Bluetooth
Bluetooth setup
To use a Bluetooth enabled cell phone or headset with your DS6421, you must first pair and connect your Bluetooth device(s) with the telephone base. All DS6421 handsets can be used to make or answer on the cell phone line.
Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a short range (30 feet). When you pair a Bluetooth cell phone or Bluetooth headset to the telephone base, move closer to the telephone base to maintain sufficient signal strength.
Add a cell phone
Before you begin, make sure that you have cellular coverage and your Bluetooth enabled cell phone is not connected to any other Bluetooth devices. Refer to your cell phone user's manual to learn how to search for or add new Bluetooth devices.
To pair and connect a cell phone:
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1. Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2. press SELECT.
3.
Press
SELECT
to choose Add device, then press
to choose Add cellular. The handset
SELECT
displays Please wait... followed by 1. If cell is connected to BT device, please disconnect it.
If there are already four paired devices on the
• device list, the 4th device on the device list will be automatically removed, regardless of whether the new device pairing is successful or not (page 24).
If there are already two active devices on the device
• list with prefix D1: or D2:, the handset shows Only 2 devices can be ready for connection. You are prompted to deactivate an active device.
Press NEXT. The handset displays 2. Place cell
4.
phone next to base.
All devices that are connected to the telephone
• base are disconnected until the pairing process is completed.
Answering sys Directory Caller ID log Intercom
Bluetooth BACK
Add device
Device list Download dir Change PIN
BACK
Add cellular
Add headset
BACK
SELECT
BLUETOOTH
SELECT
ADD DEVICE
SELECT
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Bluetooth
Add a cell phone (continued)
Press NEXT to turn on the telephone base
5.
discoverable mode. The handset displays Set cell
to search base: VTech DS6421 discoverable PIN:
0000. Promptly turn on the Bluetooth feature of your
cell phone and search for or add new devices.
Your cell phone may require a passcode. In this
• case, the handset displays Check cellular. ENTER PASS CODE. Enter the cell phone passcode into the handset and press SET to save.
Enter the PIN of the telephone base (the default PIN
6.
is 0000) into your cell phone to continue the pairing process. The handset displays Adding Cell Phone A
to device list...
When a device is successfully connected, the handset
7.
displays Cell Phone A is added and connected to base. You hear a confirmation tone. The corresponding status icon ( 1 or 2) displays. The corresponding device light on the telephone base (D1 or D2) turns on.
If you have trouble pairing your cell phone, it may not be compatible with your DS6421. Check the Bluetooth compatibility list at www.vtechphones.com.
The pairing process may take up to one minute. If the pairing process fails,
• try again.
The steps for the pairing process may vary for different cell phones. If
• this happens, follow the prompts on your cell phone and your DS6421 to complete the pairing process.
If you put the handset back in the telephone base or charger while pairing,
• the pairing is canceled and the handset returns to idle mode.
Set cell to search base: VTech DS6421
discoverable
PIN:0000
Adding
Cell Phone A
to device
list...
Cell Phone A
is added
and connected
to base.
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Bluetooth
Add a headset
Before you begin, make sure that your Bluetooth enabled headset is not connected to any other Bluetooth device. Refer to your headset user's manual to learn how to search for or add new Bluetooth devices.
To pair and connect a headset:
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2.
press SELECT. Press
3.
4.
SELECT
Press or to highlight Add headset, then press SELECT. The handset displays If headset is
connected to cell, please disconnect it.
Press NEXT.
When there is already an active headset, the
handset shows Only 1 headset in device list can be ready for connection and then prompt you to replace an existing paired device (page 24).
When there are already two active devices, the
handset shows Only 2 devices can be ready for connection. The telephone base will deactivate another headset from an active slot automatically.
The handset displays Pls set headset to
5.
discoverable mode, then press NEXT.
All devices that are connected to the telephone
• base are temporarily disconnected.
The handset displays Searching for Bluetooth
6.
headsets... Set your headset to discoverable mode (refer to the user’s manual of your headset).
When the handset displays the found devices, press
7. or to highlight a desired headset and then
press SELECT. Enter the PIN of your headset. The PIN for most
8.
Bluetooth devices is 0000 (refer to the user’s manual of your headset). Then press NEXT. The handset displays Adding Headset A to device list... when the base is connecting to your headset.
to choose Add device.
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Bluetooth BACK
Add cellular
Add headset
BACK
If headset is connected to cell, please disconnect it.
Pls set headset to discoverable mode
BAC K NEXT
Searching for
FOUND DEVICES
Headset A
Headset B
SELECT
ADD DEVICE
SELECT
NEXT
Bluetooth
headsets...
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SELECT
Bluetooth
Add a headset (continued)
When a device is successfully connected, the handset
9.
displays Headset A is added and connected to base and the corresponding status icon ( 1 or 2). You hear a confirmation tone. The corresponding light on the telephone base (D1 or D2) turns on.
If you have trouble pairing your headset, it may be not compatible with your DS6421. Check the Bluetooth compatibility list at www.vtechphones.com.
The pairing process may take up to one minute. If the
• pairing process fails, try again.
If you put the handset back in the telephone base or
• charger while pairing, the process discontinues and the handset returns to idle mode.
Auto connection
An active device may be disconnected from the telephone base when:
The Bluetooth feature of your connected cell phone is turned off.
• The power of your device is turned off.
• Your Bluetooth device is not within range of the telephone base.
When the Bluetooth feature or power on the device is turned on, or it moves within range of the base, the base will try to reconnect to the Bluetooth device. If you disconnect the device through the device list, the base will not attempt to reconnect unless your device is moved out of range and back in range again.
Adding
Headset A
to device
list...
Headset A
is added
and connected
to base.
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Bluetooth
Connecting devices
Up to four devices can be paired to the telephone base. All paired devices are shown on the device list. To use a paired device, it must be in an active slot (D1 or D2) on the device list and connected. Only one Bluetooth cell phone or a headset can be on a call at a time.
Once you have paired a device with the telephone base, you do not need to repeat the pairing procedure again unless you delete the device from the device list.
When connecting a Bluetooth device to the device list, all connected devices will be temporarily disconnected until the procedure is complete. It may take up to two minutes to reconnect.
Review the device list
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1. Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2. press SELECT.
Press or to highlight Device list, then
3. press SELECT.
Connect/Disconnect an active device
While in the device list menu, you may connect or disconnect your devices.
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1. Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2. press SELECT.
Press or to highlight Device list, then
3. press SELECT.
Press or to highlight a device when necessary,
4. then press OPTION.
Press or to highlight Connect/Disconnect
5. (whichever is applicable), then press
SELECT to confirm. The handset displays Device
connected/Device disconnected. You hear a
confirmation tone.
When your device is connected, you will be prompted to select Disconnect. When your device is disconnected, you will be prompted to select Connect.
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Bluetooth BACK
Add device
Device list
Download dir Change PIN
BACK
D1:Headset A
D2:Cell Phone A Cell Phone B Cell Phone C
BACK
Connect
Remove Rename
BACK
SELECT
BLUETOOTH
SELECT
1
DEVICE LIST
OPTION
1
Headset A
SELECT
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Bluetooth
Remove a device
When you already have the maximum of four paired devices on the device list and you want to add another device, you must first delete a device from the device list.
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1. Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2. press SELECT.
Press or to highlight Device list, then
3. press SELECT.
Press or to highlight a desired device when
4. necessary, then press MUTE/DELETE.
- OR -
Press or to highlight a desired device when
necessary, then press OPTION. Press or to highlight Remove, then
press SELECT.
The handset displays Remove Headset A? Press YES
5. to confirm. The handset displays Device removed from device list. You hear a confirmation tone.
BLUETOOTH Add device
Device list
Download dir Change PIN
BACK
D1:Headset A
D2:Cell Pho ne A
BACK
Connect
Remove
Rename
BACK
SELECT
1
DEVICE LIST
OPTION
1
Headset A
SELECT
1
Remove
Headset A
?
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NO YES
Device removed
from
device list.
Bluetooth
Rename a device
You can change the name of a device on the device list.
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2.
press SELECT. Press or to highlight Device list, then
3.
press SELECT. Press or to choose a desired device when
4.
necessary, then press OPTION. Press or to highlight Rename, then press
5.
SELECT. The handset displays ENTER NEW NAME.
Use the dialing keys to edit the name (up to
6. 15 characters).
Press MUTE /DELETE to erase a character.
Press and hold MUTE/DELETE to erase
• all characters.
Press to move the cursor to the right or to
• the left.
Press SAVE. The handset displays Device renamed.
7. You hear a confirmation tone.
BLUETOOTH Add device
Device list
Download dir Change PIN
BACK
D1:Headset A
D2:Cell Pho ne A
BACK
Connect
Remove
Rename
BACK
ENTER NEW NAME
SELECT
1
DEVICE LIST
OPTION
1
Headset A
SELECT
1
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Headset A
-- ---
SAVE
Bluetooth
Replace an active device
If you already have two active devices on the device list and you want to activate a different device, you must deactivate one of the two active devices.
To replace an active device:
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2.
press SELECT. Press or to highlight Device list, then
3.
press SELECT. Press
4.
activate, without a prefix D1: or D2:, then press OPTION
Press or to highlight Connect,
5.
SELECT
be ready for connection and then a list of devices
for deactivation. Press or to highlight the device to be
6.
deactivated, then press NEXT. The handset displays Cell Phone/Headset A is deactivated and you hear a confirmation tone. The handset displays Connecting Cell Phone/Headset B to the base...
Depending on your cell phone settings, you may
7. need to press a key on your cell phone to confirm the connection. When the new device is successfully activated and connected, the handset displays Device connected. You hear a confirmation tone.
or
to highlight the device you want to
.
then press
. The handset displays Only 2 devices can
BLUETOOTH Add device
Device list
Download dir Change PIN
BACK
D1:Headset A
D2:Cell Phone A
Cell Phone B
Cell Phone C
BACK
Connect
Remove Rename
BACK
Cell Phone B
to the base...
SELECT
1
DEVICE LIST
OPTION
1
Cell Phone B
SELECT
Connecting
Bluetooth connection from idle mode
When you have active devices that are not connected,
CONNECT
to start connecting an active device. When there are two active devices, the handset will prompt you to choose one before connection.
appears on the idle handset. Press
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CONNECT
1
HANDSET
--:-- --/--
CONNECT
1
MENU
Bluetooth
Download directory
You can download up to four cell phone directories (phonebooks) to your DS6421 telephone system via Bluetooth wireless technology. Each downloaded directory can store up to 1,500 entries with up to 30 digits for each phone number and 15 characters for each name.
Before downloading the directory, make sure the cell phone is paired, active and connected to the DS6421. Make sure the handset battery is charged for at least 10 minutes.
Place your cell phone next to the telephone base when you download a cell phone directory to your DS6421.
To download a cell phone directory:
Press MENU on the handset when it is not in use.
1.
Press or to highlight Bluetooth, then
2.
press SELECT. Press or to highlight Download dir, then
3.
press SELECT.
If there is no cell phone paired to the system, the
handset displays Device list is empty. Press OK to return to the Bluetooth menu.
Press or to highlight a desired device, then
4.
press SELECT.
If the selected device is active but disconnected,
the handset displays Cellular phone not connected. Press CONNECT.
Press or to highlight one of the following options:
5.
Phone memory - download all contacts stored in
your phone memory.
SIM card only - download all contacts stored in
your SIM card.
Phone and SIM - download all contacts stored in
both your phone memory and SIM card.
Press SELECT. During the download, the handset displays the progress. All other idle system handsets display Downloading dir.
Your cell phone may require a passcode. In this
case, the handset displays Check cellular. ENTER PASS CODE. Enter the cell phone passcode into the handset and press SET to save.
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Bluetooth BACK
Add device Device list
Download dir
Change PIN
BACK
DOWNLOAD DIR
D1:Cell Ph one A
D2:Cell Pho ne B
BACK
DOWNLOAD FROM
Phone m emory
SIM card only Phone a nd SIM
BACK
SELECT
BLUETOOTH
SELECT
1
SELECT
1
SELECT
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