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RCA 25216RE1 User Manual

2-line speakerphone with call waiting caller id and bluetooth feature
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  • Page 1 User’s Guide 25216 ®...
  • Page 3: Equipment Approval Information

    The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number is called. In most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected to one line should not exceed 5.
  • Page 4: Interference Information

    Canada.The Ringer Equivalence Number is an indication of the maximum number of devices allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices sonnerie (IES) sert à indiquer le nombre maximal de terminaux qui peuvent être raccordés à uneinterface téléphonique. La terminaison d’une interface peut consister en une combinaison quelconque de dispositifs, à...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Equipment Approval Information Interference Information Licensing Hearing Aid Compatibility Introduction Parts Checklist Telephone Jack Requirements Important Installation Guidelines Phone Layout Installing the Phone Programming the Phone - Standby Screen - Programming Functions - Phone Settings - Date/Time...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction CAUTION: When using telephone equipment, there are basic safety instructions that should always be followed. Refer to the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS provided with this product and save them for future reference. Parts Checklist Make sure your package includes the following items:...
  • Page 7: Telephone Jack Requirements

    • Avoid areas of excessive dust, moisture and low temperature. • Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm • Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. • Never touch non-insulated telephone wires or terminals, unless the telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface.
  • Page 8: Phone Layout

    Phone Layout 3 Soft Keys Tone Display Volume +/- Prev Key Headset, Hold, Pause Mute Message Waiting Next Key One-Touch Memory Log Directory, Caller ID Delete, DND, Exit Redial, Flash Line1, Speakerphone Line 2 Bluetooth® Cell...
  • Page 9: Installing The Phone

    RCA 25216 to your Bluetooth® cellular phone. 1. Choose an area near an electrical outlet and a telephone wall jack (RJ11C), and place your corded telephone on a level surface, such as a desktop or tabletop, or you may mount it on the wall.
  • Page 10 If you have Line 1 and Line 2 wired into one wall jack in your home or office, you can use one of the supplied telephone line cords to connect from the wall jack to the Line 1 + 2 jack on the back of the phone as shown below.
  • Page 11: Important Information

    Refer to your cell phone user's manual for more information about its Bluetooth® function. Make sure that your Bluetooth® enabled cellular phone is near (less than 10') your RCA 25216 telephone in order to maintain a clear and consistent connection between your Bluetooth® cell phone, telephone base and cell tower.
  • Page 12: Programming The Phone

    “Phone Setting- Date /Time” to set the clock. If you subscribe to Caller ID services from your telephone service provider, your clock will be set automatically each time you receive a phone call. However, you will need to set the year by going to the Date/Time option in the Phone Settings Menu.
  • Page 13: Set Format

    SELECT Set Format SELECT SELECT Set Format SELECT SELECT Dial Mode From the Phone Settings Menu: 1. Use the VOL (- or +) button to scroll to Dial Mode. SELECT 2. Press the Soft key. 3. Use the VOL (- or +) button to scroll to select either Line 1 or Line 2. 4.
  • Page 14: 2Nd Call Alert

    From the Phone Settings Menu: 1. Use the VOL (- or +) button to scroll to 2nd Call Alert. SELECT 2. Press the Soft key. 3. Use the VOL (- or +) button to scroll to select either On or SELECT 4.
  • Page 15: Sound Settings

    1. Make sure your phone is OFF (not in Talk mode). 2. Press the MENU Soft key to go to the main menu. 3. Use the VOL (- or +) button to scroll to Sound Settings 4. Press the SELECT Ring Volume SELECT SELECT...
  • Page 16: Call Vm

    Blue tooth® Settings To use a Bluetooth phone with your RCA 25216. NOTE: This unit supports a maximum of 8 Bluetooth® cell phones. However, only 2 can be connected to your 25216 at the same time. To use your Bluetooth® cell phone with this system, you must ensure that Bluetooth® is activated on your cellular phone and that it is "Discoverable."...
  • Page 17: Bluetooth Mode

    Note:Once you have paired a device with the telephone base, the pairing information is stored in the telephone base. If the paired device becomes disconnected, the RCA 25216 will automatically search and attempt to re-connect to the Bluetooth cellular phone. If the connection does not resume in one minute, you will need to re-connect to that device manually.
  • Page 18: Telephone Operation

    Place the corded handset in the base cradle when nished. Pre-Dialing 1. With the phone idle, manually enter the telephone number. 2. Press the Speaker button or line1 or line 2 button to take a line, or pick up the corded handset (on the base cradle) and then the telephone number will be dialed out.
  • Page 19: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call 1. Pick up the corded handset to answer the call in Handset mode, -OR- 2. Press the speaker button to answer the call in speakerphone mode, -OR- 3. Press the corresponding line button to answer the call in speakerphone mode, -OR- 4.
  • Page 20: Flash

    Flash If you subscribe to Call Waiting service from your telephone service provider and you receive an incoming call on while a call is currently active on the same line, you will hear an audible tone to indicate another call is waiting.
  • Page 21: Conference Calls

    SAVE 6. You can edit the telephone number by using the Delete button and number keys. 7.Press SAVE Soft key to enter the VIP Tone Melody selection. 8.User VOL(- or +)button to scroll to the desired ring tone melody and press SELECT Soft key to complete.
  • Page 22: Bluetooth Operation

    IMPO RTANT: In order to use this unit’s Caller ID features, you must subscribe to Caller ID services from your telephone service provider. To know who is calling while you are currently on an active call on the same line, you must subscribe to Call Waiting Caller ID Service.
  • Page 23: Deleting A Cid Record

    11-digits: 4. To dial the displayed number, select a Line or press the Speaker or Headset button or pick up the handset from the base. Explanation 7-digit telephone number 3-digit area code +7-digit telephone number Long distance code 1 +3-digit area code...
  • Page 24: Call Waiting Caller Id

    SAVE 6. Press the SAVE Soft key to enter VIP tone melody selection. NOTE: If an incoming call number matches this record the VIP Tone Melody will ring. 7. Use VOL (- or +) button to scroll to the selection and press SELECT Soft key to complete. NOTE: Press the Delete button will delete the last number or character during editing.
  • Page 25: Memory Buttons

  • Page 26: Reviewing Record In One-Touch Memory

    3. Press SAVE Soft key to proceed to number change. You may now change the number, if desired. 4. Press SAVE Soft key to proceed to VIP Tone Melody selection. You may use VOL (- or +) key to scroll to the selection you desired. NOTE: If an incoming call number matches this record the VIP Tone Melody will ring.
  • Page 27: Dialing A One-Touch/Memory Record

    4. Press the Speaker, Line 1, Line 2 or Cell button or While in idle mode: 1. Make sure your phone is in idle mode. (Not in Talk mode) 2. Press the One-Touch/Memory Log button to select the desired record. 3.
  • Page 28: Backup Battery Operation

    No dial tone • Check or repeat installation steps. • Make sure the base power cord is connected to a working electrical outlet. Make sure the telephone line cord is connected to the base and the wall jack. • Connect another phone to the same jack. If it doesn’t work, the problem might be your wiring or your local service.
  • Page 29: Warranty Assistance

    If trouble is experienced with this equipment, for warranty information, please contact customer service at 1-800-511-3180. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the telephone company may require that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved.
  • Page 30: Product Registration

    • A new unit will be shipped to you freight prepaid. What your warranty does not cover: • Customer instruction. (Your Instruction Book provides information regarding operating instructions and user controls. Any additional information should be obtained from your dealer.) •...
  • Page 31: Bluetooth

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