Getting started Thank you for purchasing your new GE digital answering machine. Please record the following for your future reference: Serial Number: ____________________________ (found on the bottom of the unit) Name of store: ____________________________ Date of purchase: __________________________ Attach or keep your receipt to assist with any repair under warranty. This product is warranted for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase.
Battery Back-up installation In the event of a power loss, a 9-volt alkaline battery (not included) will enable the answerer to retain messages stored in memory. To install a battery: 1. Remove the battery compartment door in the bottom of the unit by loosening the screw with a Phillips screwdriver.
Recording a greeting When recording the greeting you should be about 20cms from the unit. Eliminate as much background noise as possible. The default greeting is “Record after tone”. 1. Prepare your greeting. Sample greeting: “Hi, this is (use your name here). I can’t answer the phone right now, so please leave your name, number, and a brief message after the tone, and I’ll get back to you.
2. To change the minutes, press and release the [NEXT] or [PREVIOUS] button until the desired setting is announced. 3. To store the minutes, press and release the [STOP/SET] button. The unit confirms the setting and enters the Rings to answer menu. Setting the Rings to Answer This setting allows you to select the number of rings before the unit answers a call.
Setting the security code This setting allows you to change the security code used to access your answerer from a remote location. The default setting is 123. 1. The unit announces, “Security code (the current code setting) To set security code, press next…...
Playing messages When the message indicator flashes continuously you have received new messages. To play messages, press and release the [PLAY/MEMO] button. To stop play, press and release the [STOP/SET] button. To restart the message, press and release the [PREVIOUS] button. To go back to the beginning of a previous message, press and release the [PREVIOUS] button twice within one second.
Remote access You can access your answerer from any touch-tone telephone by entering your 3-digit security code (the default security code is 123 – see Setting Security Code). The remote function will not work with rotary or pulse dialling telephones. Also some dialling telephones only output tones for a fraction of a second.
Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible solution/cause Does not answer or answers on 10 ring Turn unit on. Memory is full, erase some messages. Check AC power and telephone tine connection. Incoming messages are incomplete Extension phone picked up while caller is leaving a message (call screening) Message left is longer than 60 seconds.
Remote Access Instruction Card Please cut out the remote access card below and keep it for reference during remote access. Fold here 29878 GE Answerer Play messages Repeat current message (press 2 times to play previous) Skip to next message...
Notice – New Zealand only This equipment may not provide for the effective hand-over of a call to another device connected to the same line. The grant of a Telepermit for any item of terminal equipment indicates only that Telecom has accepted that the item complies with minimum condition for connection to its network.