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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
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On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

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dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
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sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
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Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Topic:
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On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
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Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:00 pm    Post subject: Problems with incoming calls ringing Reply with quote Back to top

Hey everyone... I'm new here, and fairly new to Vonage as well. I searched around for this topic and I am actually pretty sure I know the answer to my question, but I have a second one as well...

My problem is that sometimes when people call my Vonage number, the phone will ring anywhere from 4-10 times on their end before it rings once on my actual phone. Or, sometimes the phone doesn't ring at all, but I see the screen light up and callerID info on it, so I pick it up and sure enough people are there. Occasionaly everything works right away on the first ring.

I have been trying to keep track of when it happens or who it happens to, and it's totally random from what I can tell. I basically start every converstion with "how many times did the phone ring before I answered" and usually their end rang more than mine.

Now, if i understand correctly, a voltage bump on my box would help that, right? Here's the biggie: I don't have time to sit on hold forever just to get someone that has to escalate the call or whatever they end up doing (my wife and I both work full time, go to school full time, and we have a 7 month old son). Is there anyone here that handles that kind of stuff that might be able to help me out? I emailed support about this last Thursday and never heard back, but I shot them another one tonight just in case they decide to respond to any of them.

If anyone knows that a voltage bump would help my incoming ringing problem, I would like to know that too, just so I know what's going on.

Thanks!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I would assume you probably have the rt31p2 unit. Some have the same problem with the PAP unit.

I think they finally got it down to a bad firmware upgrade.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Yes, I have the rt31p2... Just updated my sig to include that. If it's a firmware problem, what do I need to do? Call them and get it flashed? I am running firmware version 1.27.01 and Voice Version 2.0.13(LIb) right now. I looked on Linksys' site, but I guess you can't get firmware updates from there, because that option was grayed out. Does Vonage push the updates themselves?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Yes they do, but you have the latest version.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

It sounds like raising the voltage may help. Do you have phones connected directly to the RT31P2 or are you using your house's wiring?

You can try to send a PM to jdr30 or ssantana. They are both Vonage reps.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks, I will check with them!

Initially when I set up Vonage, I unhooked the Telco's wiring from my house and had it running through the phone lines, but I was having the ringing problems, which I thought might be the house wiring or something. So now I am running straight from the RT31P2 into the base of my main phone.

I will try to PM them and see if they can be of any help. Heck I am call Vonage up right now... It's early. Maybe the hold times won't be so bad! Rolling Eyes

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