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Replaced the base, the headsets cannot locate the base.

Customer Question

Replaced the base, the headsets cannot locate the base. message is connecting
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact make and model of your machine?
Customer: cs6229-2
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: exching the parts
JA: The phone expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Phone Systems
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Do you mean the cordless handsets?
How many handsets do you have?
What is the model of both the old and new base stations?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Base old cs6229-2 /new cs6229-4
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
What is happing?
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Your reply just came through, please give me a few moments to respond, as messages are not instant.

Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

What you need to do here is to deregister the handsets from the old base, so that they are then free to be paired to the new base.

This is not an automatic process.

Do you still have the old base, and is it still functional?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
old base, messages do not work, cannot setup answernin
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Okay, you will need the old base for this process.

Unplug the new base for now.

Plug in power to the old base, so that we can deregister the old handsets that are linked to it.:

Press and hold FIND HANDSET on the telephone base for about 10 seconds (until the IN USE light on the telephone base turns on and starts to flash), then release FIND HANDSET. Press and release FIND HANDSET again.

You must press FIND HANDSET while the IN USE light is still flashing.

The IN USE light flashes for approximately seven seconds.

All system handsets show CONNECTING... The deregistration process takes about 10 seconds to complete.

All handsets show NOT REGISTERED when the deregistration completes.

Once they are deregistered, unplug power to the old base, plug in the new one, and I'll guide you through registering to it.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thisi going to take me awhile
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

no problem, take your time.

Expert:  Nathan replied 1 month ago.

Do you need more help with this?