vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide

vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide & troubleshooting

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Quick start guide
DS6151/DS6151-11/DS6151-2

Install the telephone base
Follow the figures below to install the telephone base as shown below:
Figure One: Installation with 2-line jackvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 2

Figure Two: Installation with separate line jacks

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NOTE: Use only the power adapter and battery supplied with this VTech telephone. For complete feature instructions, please refer to your user’s manual.

Battery installation and charging

Install the battery as shown below. After installing the battery, you might be able to make and receive short calls. For best performance, charge the handset battery for at least 16 hours before use.

1. If the battery compartment cover is on the handset, press the indentation and slide the cover to remove it.
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2. Plug the battery connector securely into the socket inside the handset battery compartment, matching the color-coded label.
vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 53. Place the battery with the label THIS SIDE UP facing up and the wires inside the battery compartment.
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4. Align the cover flat against the battery compartment, then slide it towards the center of the handset until it clicks into place.
vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 75. Charge the handset by placing it in the telephone base or charger. The CHARGE light is on when the handset charges.
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Make, answer and end a call Using the handset:
Make a call
vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 91. Pressvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 10,vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 11 orvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 12
2. Enter the telephone number.
Predial a call
1. Enter the telephone number.
2. Pressvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 13,vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 14 orvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 15
Answer a call
Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 16orvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 17 to answer.

End a call
Press OFF or return the handset to the telephone base to hang up.
Using the telephone base:
Make a call
1. Press LINE 1 or LINE 2.
2. Enter the telephone number.
Predial a call
1. Enter the telephone number.
2. Press LINE 1 or LINE 2.
Answer a call
Press LINE 1 or LINE 2 to answer.
End a call
Press LINE 1 or LINE 2.

Turn the answering system on or off
You must turn on the answering system for answering and recording messages.
To turn on or off with the telephone base:
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  1. vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 19 Press /ON/OFF LINE 1 and/orvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 20/ON/OFF LINE 2 to turn on the corresponding answering system. The telephone base announces and shows, “Calls will be answered.” The vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 21/ON/OFF LINE 1 light and/or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 22/ON/OFF LINE 2 light will be on respectively.
  2. Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 23/ON/OFF LINE 1 and/or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 24/ON/OFF LINE 2 to turn off the corresponding answering system. The telephone base announces and shows, “Calls will not be  answered.” The vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 25/ON/OFF LINE 1 light and/or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 26/ON/OFF LINE 2 light will be off respectively.

To turn on or off with a handset:

  1. Press the MENU softkey when the handset is not in use.
  2. Press the SELECT softkey to select ANSWERING SYS.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼to select Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2, then press the SELECT softkey. The corresponding icon, vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 271 or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 282, flashes on the screen.
  4. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Ans sys setup, then press the SELECT softkey.
  5. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Answer ON/OFF, then press the SELECT softkey.
  6. Press ▲ or ▼ to select On or Off, then press the SET softkey to confirm your setting, or press the BACK softkey to exit to the previous menu without making any changes.
  7. The screen displays or when the AnS1 ON AnS ON2 answering system of line 1 or line 2 is turned on respectively. The screen displays when the answering systems of both lines 1 and 2 are turned on. AnS1 ON.vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 29 or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 30 when the answering system of line 1 or line 2 is turned on respectively. The screen displaysvtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 31
    when the answering systems of both lines 1 and 2 are turned on.

Outgoing announcement

The telephone is preset with a greeting that answers calls with “Hello, please leave a message after the tone.” You may use this preset announcement, or replace it with your own. Use the telephone base to record your own announcement:

  1. Press •/REC while the telephone base is not in use.
  2. Press▼CID or▼ /DIR to select
  3. Press ▼/CID or ▲/DIR to select Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2, then press the SELECT softkey. The corresponding icon, 1 or 2, vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 322  lashes on the screen.
  4. The telephone base announces, “Record after the tone. Press 5 when you are done.” After the tone, speak towards MIC (microphone) of the telephone base. Press 5 or the STOP softkey when finished recording.
  5. The answering system automatically plays back the newly recorded announcement. Press 5 to stop the playback at any time.

Use a handset to record your own announcement:

  1. Press the MENU softkey menu when the handset is not in use.
  2. Press the SELECT softkey to select ANSWERING SYS.
  3. Press ▲ or ▼to select Mailbox 1 or
    Mailbox 2, then press the SELECT softkey corresponding icon, vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 3311or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 342, flashes on the screen.
  4. Press▲ or▼ to select Ans sys setup, then press the SELECT softkey.
  5. Press ▲ or▼ to select Announcement, then press the SELECT softkey.
  6. The handset announces, “To play, press 2. To record, press 7.” Press 7 to record and the screen shows Recording announcement…, or press the BACK softkey to exit to the previous menu.
  7. The handset announces, “Record after the tone. Press 5 when you are done.” After the tone, speak towards the microphone of the handset.
  8. Press 5 or the STOP soft key when finished recording.
  9. The answering system automatically plays back the newly recorded announcement. Press 5 to stop the playback at any time; 2 to replay the recorded announcement, or 7 to record again if desired.
  10. Press the BACK softkey to exit to the previous menu.

To play messages with the telephone base:

Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 35/MAILBOX LINE 1 for line 1 or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 36./MAILBOX LINE 2 for line 2 to listen to messages.
Options during playback:

  • Press ▼ /VOL/▲ to adjust the speaker volume.
  • Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 37/SKIP to skip to the next message.
  • Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 38/REPEAT to repeat the message currently playing. Press /REPEAT twice to listen to the previous message.
  • Press Χ/DELETE to delete the current message. The system advances to the next message.
  • Press vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 39/MAILBOX LINE 1 for line 1 or vtech 2-Line Answering System with Dual Caller User Guide  & troubleshooting 40/MAILBOX LINE 2 for line 2 to stop listening to messages.
  • Press CANCEL to exit to the previous menu.

To play messages with a handset:

  1. Press the MENU softkey when the handset is not in use.
  2. Press the SELECT softkey to select ANSWERING SYS.
  3. Press or to select Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2. Press the SELECT softkey.
  4. Press or to select Play messages, then press the SELECT softkey.

Options during playback:

  • Press ▼/VOL/▲ to adjust the speaker volume.
  • Press 6 to skip to the next message.
  • Press 4 to repeat the message currently playing. Press 4 twice to listen to the previous message.
  • Press 3 to delete the current message.
  • The system advances to the next message.
  • Press 5 to stop.
  • Press the BACK softkey to exit to the previous menu.

IMPORTANT!
If your product is not working properly:
Refer to the Troubleshooting section of the user’s manual.
Visit our website at www.vtechphones.com or call 1 (800) 595-9511. In Canada, go to www.vtechcananda.com or dial 1 (800) 267-7377.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

VTech Communications, Inc. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of this user’s manual. VTech Communications, Inc. and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties that may arise through the use of this product.
Company: VTech Communications, Inc.
Address: 9020  SW Washington Square Road
– Ste 555 Tigard, OR 97223, United States
Phone: 1 (800) 595-9511 in the
U.S. or 1 (800) 267-7377 in Canada

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