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Setting Up The Answer Machine - Siemens Gigaset AL180 User Giude

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Answer machine list (AL185/AL285 only)
You can use the answer machine list to listen to the
messages that are on the answer machine.
The answer machine list is displayed as follows:
VoiceMail 01+02
Number of new messages + number of old, played back
messages
Opening the answer machine list
¢
¢
f
VoiceMail 01+02
If you have new messages, playback will start with
the first new message, otherwise with the first old
message.
Using other functions
¢
u
(Select entry)
MENU
The following functions can be selected with
Resume paused playback.
Continue
Set the volume.
Volume
Copy to Dir.
Copy an entry to the directory.
Delete all old
Delete all old messages.
Operating the answer machine
(AL185/AL285)
The answer machine can be operated from the
handset or by using the key on the base station
¢
(
p. 1).
The telephone is supplied with a pre-recorded
announcement. You can only record your own
announcement messages using the handset. This
pre-recorded announcement is used if no personal
announcement is available.
If the memory is full, the answer machine switches
itself off automatically. It activates again automat-
ically when you delete old messages.
Activating/deactivating the answer machine
¢
¢
MENU
Voice Mail
¢
OK (
= on)
When you switch on the answer machine, the
±
icon appears in the display.
Recording your own announcement
¢
¢
MENU
Voice Mail
¢
¢
Rec announce
OK
You hear the ready tone (short tone). Now speak
your announcement (at least 3 sec.). Press
a
confirm or press
or
After recording, the announcement is played back
for you to check.
OK
¢
OK
Answer Mach.
¢
¢
OK
Announcements
¢
¢
Speak after OK
OK
"
to reject your recording.
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Please note:
Recording ends automatically when the max.
recording time of 170 seconds is reached or if
there is a break in speaking of more than
2 seconds.
Playing back or deleting announcements
See Menu tree
Playing/deleting messages
Open the answer machine list to play back mes-
sages.
Stopping and controlling playback
During message playback:
2
Stop playback. Press
t
Go to the start of the current message.
u
t
:
Skip to the previous message.
2 x
v
Skip to the next message.
v
Skip to the next message but one.
2 x
Deleting individual messages
While playback is paused, press the
Deleting all old messages
During playback or pause:
¢
MENU
Delete all old
prompt)
Picking up a call from the answer machine
You can still accept a call while the answer
machine is recording the message by pressing
Recording stops and you can speak to the caller.

Setting up the answer machine

The answer machine has already been preset at the
factory. Make individual settings using the hand-
set.
Details on how to set a delay time, after which the
answer machine is to answer a call, as well as
details on how to set the recording length and acti-
vate call screening during the recording, are avail-
able from the Menu tree
Assigning key 1 for fast access to the
answer machine (network mailbox)
OK
Simply press and hold key
OK
you will be connected directly to the answer
machine (network mailbox).
to
See Menu tree
¢
p. 15.
2
again to resume.
˜
¢
(Confirm the security
OK
¢
p. 15.
1
on the handset and
¢
p. 15.
display key.
c
.

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