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Uniden D1688 Troubleshooting

The phone system consists of the multistation with a phone and two wireless phones. Each wireless phone has a power cord. The answering machine is connected to a phone.

No sound from handheld device ¶ 

There is no sound coming from the speaker.

Interference ¶ 

It is possible that there is something creating inference with the signal. Make sure there is no active interference nearby, like a microwave or television. Check for interference from wireless devices, such as baby monitors, WI-FI.

DSL Setup ¶ 

If you have service that uses the phone line, add a DSL or telephone line filter. If you are using a DSL line, make sure a DSL filter is installed properly.

Failing Speaker ¶ 

If all else fails, you may have a failing or already failed speaker, which will have to be replaced!

Phone is not charging correctly ¶ 

Make sure there has been no exposure to water. If there is water exposure, allow at least three days to dry. Make sure the outlet has power.

Handset cradle not plugged in ¶ 

Make sure the cradle of the phone is plugged in before you set it on there.

Clean Contacts ¶ 

Check the charging contacts on both the handset and cradle to make sure they are free of dirt or any other debris that could be reducing the contact surface.

Phone is having trouble connecting to phone service ¶ 

Phone is having signal connection issues

Check Line ¶ 

Make sure the phone line is connected properly and the cord is free from any damage or kinks. If there is damage to the cord, replace it.

Interference ¶ 

Interference may also cause overall signal issues, so devices like a microwave may interfere with normal phone functions, especially on the wireless handsets.

Service Subscription ¶ 

Make sure your service subscription is still active and while subjective, you are using a good service provider.

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