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How to fix Vtech In Use phone

by philm001 / July 10, 2018 2:08 PM PDT


I am having an issue with a VTECH CS6238-4 cordless phone. The In Use LED is constantly blinking.

I received this through a garage sale. The wireless phones are all dead and need charged. But, I am unable to do anything since the In Use led is blinking. The phones "charge" then turn on and says that the phone is unable to detect the base station because it has no power or is in use. The phones then turn off. This cycle repeats.

I was wondering if anyone has had an issue like this before and if anyone knows of a solution? Thank you.

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I recall
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2018 2:48 PM PDT

The phones had to be plugged into the base station to pair them up. I didn't look up your model so it may be different. But it's something I know about pairing.

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by philm001 / July 11, 2018 7:32 AM PDT
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I am just trying to pair 1 phone to the base station. I always place the phone in the base station's cradle for pairing.

I also ensured that the base station was connected to a phone line before pairing and I am still seeing the same message.

I was wondering if there is a method on resetting the base station?

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It seems you know about the pairing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 11, 2018 7:50 AM PDT
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Right or wrong, I've yet to find any repair instructions for such things. About all I even have done is replace old worn out battery packs.

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