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FRITZ!Box 3490 Service

Operating the answering machine using the voice menu

The voice menu allows you to operate the FRITZ!Box answering machines with any telephone connected with the FRITZ!Box. For example, you can switch the answering machines on and off, listen to messages, or record your own greetings of up to one minute in length.

Note:All instructions on configuration and settings given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box.

1 Operating an answering machine

  1. Pick up the handset of a telephone connected to the FRITZ!Box.
  2. Enter the internal number of the answering machine to access the voice menu, for example **600.

    Note:You can find the answering machine's internal number under "Telephone Book > Internal Numbers" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.

  3. Follow the voice menu prompts or press a key to operate the answering machine.

2 Overview of the voice menu

If menu items are missing from the voice menu, you must switch on the answering machine first. Not all of the menu items are available when the answering machine is switched off:

1Listening to messages
 If there are no messages, you will hear two short beeps and return to the main menu.
 1Listen to messages
 3Return caller's call
 5Delete message
 7go to previous message
 9go to next message
 #return to main menu
 0listen to menu again

2

Delete all messages

3

Switch the answering machine on and off

4

Record greetings
 1Record greeting message
 2Record announcement
 3Record closing announcement
  
Recording menu
  1Listing to greetings > Select greeting with 2
  5Delete greeting/announcement
  8Record greeting > End with 1
  #Back to main menu
  0Listen to "Record greetings" menu again
 
#

Back to main menu
 0listen to menu again

5

Enabling recording or announcement mode
 Recording mode: Callers can leave a message after the greeting.
 Directions mode: Callers cannot leave messages

0

Listen to main menu again