Telephone Answering Machine (TAM)
Remote control access
This feature lets you check your messages, or otherwise operate your answering machine, by calling the
answering machine and entering a remote access code (which is the same as your Master PIN code) on a tone
dialling phone. To prevent unauthorised access to your answering machine, your Master PIN code must be
changed (see page 42).
Activate/Deactivate remote access
The current selected option is highlighted.
Remote access code is to prevent unauthorised access of the answering machine from external callers.
The remote access code is the same as the Master PIN of the phone. Your Master PIN code must be
changed (see page 42) before you can access this feature.
Controlling the answering machine from an external call
From your external phone, dial home. The answering machine answers and starts playing your greeting
message. Within 8 seconds, press # key.
Enter the remote access code (same as your Master PIN code). If the code is not correct, an error tone
will be emitted. After the error tone is emitted, you can try to press the remote access code again until you
enter the correct number.
The answer machine will drop the line immediately if there is no detection of the master PIN entry within
If the access code is correct, a validation tone can be heard. If there are new messages, all the new
messages will be played immediately and then stop when there are no more new messages.
If there are no new messages, the answering machine will not play any messages.
The following table indicates how to access the below features during remote access procedure:
Handset call screening
If Handset Call screening is set to On, you may press
mode. If you decide to pick up the call, press
automatically. If you press
Replay current message or go to previous message.
Play old messages or stop them.
Go to next message.
Delete current message.
Turn the answering machine on/off.
, the call will be cut off and the recording will be ignored.
to switch between the loudspeaker and earpiece
. Once the call has been picked up, the recording will stop