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I have just purchased a KX-TG585SK phone system to replace

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I have just purchased a KX-TG585SK phone system to replace my ole system which was a KX-TG6641. Is there a way that i can move my number in my old system to my new system? My email address is***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Phone Systems
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

By "move my number", I assume you mean can you transfer the phone book and speed dial settings over.

The short answer is that no, you cannot.

These systems have no mechanism to communicate with each other and there is no way to transfer or extract the info out of the old phone to move it to the new one.

The quickest way to get info over, other than entering it manually, is to wait for people to call you.

After someone calls, their caller id info can be easily saved to the phone book from the CID screen, which will usually get your most commonly talked to people into hte list, so you have fewer to enter by hand.

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