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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 2006-11-17, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
 
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Number of Rings before answering machine picks up with Bell?

I have standard Bell Telephone Service with voice mail. How do you change the number of rings before the machine picks up. Its currently set to 3 and we miss every other call.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 2006-11-17, 06:18 PM
 
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Who "set" the number of rings? Mine is set to four but I don't remember if I set it or Bell.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 2006-11-17, 06:35 PM
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Check the front of your phone book. It is there. I can't remember if you dial the voice mail box or key in a * number.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 2006-11-18, 12:29 AM
 
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*94 then wait for two beeps. press the number on the keypad that corrosponds to the number of rings you want the call answer service to pick up i.e. 5 rings press 5. then hang up.

remember that callers hear one more ring than you do. so if you choose 4 rings, the caller will hear 5 rings.


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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 2006-11-19, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
 
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*94 then wait for two beeps. press the number on the keypad that corrosponds to the number of rings you want the call answer service to pick up i.e. 5 rings press 5. then hang up.

remember that callers hear one more ring than you do. so if you choose 4 rings, the caller will hear 5 rings.


nem, who knows call answer fairly well


That did the trick! Thank you.
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