Set distinctive ring
Ring-pattern or distinctive-ring service is available through some local telephone companies. The service
provides a way to have more than one telephone number on a single line. Each telephone number has a
unique ring pattern, so that you can answer voice calls and the product can answer fax calls.
If you subscribe to a ring-pattern service with a telephone company, you must set the product to answer the
correct ring pattern. Not all countries/regions support unique ring patterns. Contact the telephone company
to determine if this service is available in your country/region.
If you do not have ring-pattern service and you change the ring-pattern settings to something other
than the default,
, the product might not be able to receive faxes.
The settings are as follows:
: The product answers any calls that come through the telephone line.
: The product answers any calls that produce a single-ring pattern.
: The product answers any calls that produce a double-ring pattern.
: The product answers any calls that produce a triple-ring pattern.
Double and Triple
: The product answers any calls that produce a double-ring or triple-ring pattern.
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To change ring patterns for call answering, complete the following steps:
From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the Setup button.
button, and then touch the name of an option.