Quick reference guide - handset
Charger installation
Quick start guide
TL88102/TL88202
CHARGE light
Plug the power adapter into a power outlet not
controlled by a wall switch.
This quick start guide provides you with basic instructions only.
For more complete instructions, refer to your user’s manual
provided in the package, or see the online user’s manual at
www.telephones.att.com/manuals.
Telephone base installation
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In Canada, dial 1 (866) 288-4268.
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Plug one end of the black telephone
line cord into the 2-line telephone wall
jack or a DSL filter.
Plug the large end of the telephone
base power adapter into a power
outlet not controlled by a wall
switch.
Battery installation
Install the battery as shown below. Charge your handset(s) before initial use.
The battery is fully charged after 16 hours of continuous charging.
Raise the
antenna.
Plug the other end of the black
telephone line cord into the
LINE 1/L1+L2 telephone jack
at the back of the telephone
base.
Plug the small end of the telephone base
power adapter into the power adapter jack
on the back of the telephone base.
Option 2: Installation with separate line jacks
Plug one end of the clear telephone
line cord into the line 1 telephone
wall jack or a DSL filter.
Plug one end of the black telephone
line cord into the line 2 telephone wall
jack or a DSL filter.
Step 1
Step 2
Plug the battery
connector securely
into the socket inside
the handset battery
compartment. Insert
the supplied battery
with the label THIS
SIDE UP facing up as
indicated.
Align the cover flat
against the battery
compartment, then
slide it upwards until
it clicks into place.
• Press and hold while the
telephone is not in use to erase
the missed calls indicator.
• Press to delete a digit or
character while entering a
number or name.
DIR/VOLUME
• While in a menu, press to
cancel an operation, back up to
the previous menu, or exit the
menu display, or press and hold
to return to the idle mode.
• Press to enter the directory
when the telephone is not in
use.
• Press to scroll up while in
menus.
CHARGE light
Step 3
Charge the handset by placing it face forward
in the telephone base or charger. The CHARGE
light under the screen of the handset is on during
charging.
X/DELETE
• Press to delete
messages.
• Press to adjust the volume during message
playback.
• While the telephone base is ringing, press the
increase or decrease the ringer volume.
/REPEAT
• Press to repeat a
message or press twice
to play the previous
message.
• When the telephone is not in use, press to
adjust the telephone base ringer volume for all
lines.
1
/SKIP
• While reviewing a call log
entry, press repeatedly to
add or remove 1 in front of
the telephone number before
dialing or saving it in
the directory.
• Press to skip to the next
message.
•/REC
• Press to record a
memo or an outgoing
announcement.
Large tilt display
CID/VOLUME
• Press to review the call log
when the telephone is not in
use.
• Press to scroll down while in
menus.
LINE 1/FLASH
• Press to make or answer a call
on line 1.
• During a call or message
playback, press to decrease the
listening volume.
• During a call, press to answer
an incoming call on line 1 when
you receive a call waiting alert.
• While entering names or
numbers, press to move the
cursor to the left.
LINE 2/FLASH
1
• Move the top of the
display forward or
backward to adjust
the angle of the
screen for maximum
visibility.
HOLD
• Press to put a call
on hold.
/LINE 1
FLASH
• Press to make or answer a
call on line 1.
• During a call, press to answer
an incoming call when you
receive a call waiting alert.
/LINE 2
• Press to make or answer a call
on line 2.
• While reviewing a call log
entry, press repeatedly to
add or remove 1 in front of
the telephone number before
dialing or saving it in the
directory.
• Press to make or join a call
using the first available line,
starting with line 1.
• During a call, press to adjust the speakerphone
volume.
• During a call, press to answer
an incoming call on line 2 when
you receive a call waiting alert.
• Press repeatedly to show other
dialing options when reviewing
a call log entry.
HOLD
• Press to answer a call using the
• Press to put a call on
speakerphone.
hold.
• During a call, press to switch
between speakerphone and
handset use.
INT
• Press to initiate an intercom
conversation or transfer a call.
• Press to make or answer a
call on line 2.
# (pound key)
• Press repeatedly to show other
dialing options when reviewing a
call log entry.
/MAIL BOX 1
• Press to start or stop
message playback of the
mailbox of line 1.
/ANSWER ON 1
• Press to turn the answering system
of line 1 on or off.
/MAIL BOX 2
• Press to start or stop
message playback of the
mailbox of line 2.
/ANSWER ON 2
• Press to turn the answering system
of line 2 on or off.
CID
DIR
• Press to review the call log when the
telephone is not in use.
• Press to enter the directory when the
telephone is not in use.
• Press to scroll down while in menus.
• Press to scroll up while in menus.
• While entering names or numbers,
press to move the cursor to the left.
• While entering names or numbers, press
to move the cursor to the right.
CANCEL
Plug the other end of the
black telephone line cord
into the LINE 2 telephone
jack at the back of the
telephone base.
Route the power
adapter cord through
this slot.
Plug the small end of the telephone base
power adapter into the power adapter jack
on the back of the telephone base.
• While dialing or entering
numbers into the directory,
press and hold to insert a
dialing pause.
# (pound key)
The DSL filter must
be plugged into the
telephone wall jack.
Raise the antenna.
• During a call, press to hang up.
/SPEAKER
DSL filters (not
included) are required
if you have DSL highspeed Internet service.
Plug the large end of the
telephone base power
adapter into a power outlet
not controlled by a wall
switch.
OFF
• Press to review the redial list.
• While entering names or
numbers, press to move the
cursor to the right.
The DSL filter must be plugged
into the telephone wall jack.
Route the power adapter
cord through this slot.
• Press to select a menu item displayed above
the key.
• During a call or message
playback, press to increase the
listening volume.
A DSL filter (not included) is
required if you have DSL highspeed Internet service.
/VOLUME/
Soft keys (2)
• On when the handset is charging in
the telephone base or charger.
REDIAL/PAUSE
Caution: Use only the power adapter(s) provided with this product. To obtain a replacement,
Option 1: Installation with 2-line jack
Quick reference guide - telephone base
• While in a menu setting item, press to
exit without making changes or press
and hold to return to idle mode.
Use only the supplied rechargeable battery or replacement battery (model BT183342).
12:45am
REDIAL
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MENU
• While the telephone base is ringing,
press to silence the ringer temporarily.
• Press and hold to erase the missed
calls indicator while the telephone is
not in use.
• While entering names or numbers,
press to delete a character or a digit.
Plug the other end of the clear telephone line cord
into the LINE 1/L1+L2 telephone jack at the back
of the telephone base.
BASE
Soft keys (2)
• Press to select a menu item
displayed above the key.
Initial settings
We recommend you program your telephone system before
use. The following are a few examples of common features to set before using
the telephone. Refer to the Handset settings, Telephone base settings and
Answering system settings in the user’s manual provided in the package for
detailed instructions on setting all telephone features.
Telephone operation
Operation
Making a call
Set date/time
Set the date/time before using the answering system.
Using a cordless handset or the telephone base:
1. MENU -> q or p -> SETTINGS -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Set date/time -> SELECT.
3. Enter the month -> SET -> Enter the day -> SET -> Enter the year -> SET.
4. Enter the hour -> SET -> Enter the minute -> SET.
5. q or p to choose AM or PM -> SET.
Record your own announcement
Your outgoing announcement plays when calls are answered by the answering
system. You can use the preset announcement to answer calls, or replace it
with your own recorded announcement.
Using a cordless handset:
1. MENU -> q or p -> ANSWERING SYS -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> Announcement -> SELECT -> Press 7 to record.
5. Facing the handset, record your announcement and press 5 to end recording.
Using the telephone base:
1.•/REC -> q or p -> Announcement -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3.Facing the telephone base, record your announcement and press 5 to end
recording.
On-hook dialing
(predialing)
Answering a call
Ending a call
Ringer volume
You can set the ringer volume level to one of the six levels or turn the
ringer off.
Using a cordless handset or the telephone base:
1. MENU -> q or p -> Ringers -> SELECT.
2. SELECT to select Ringer volume.
3. q or p -> Line 1, Line 2 or Lines 1&2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p to choose the desired level -> SET.
Using a cordless handset:
Press LINE 1, LINE 2 or /��������
SPEAKER -> Enter the telephone
number.
Using the telephone base:
Press /LINE 1 or /LINE 2 -> Enter the telephone
number.
Using a cordless handset:
Enter the telephone number -> Press LINE 1, LINE 2 or
/��������
SPEAKER to call.
Using the telephone base:
Enter the telephone number -> Press /LINE 1 or
/LINE 2 to call.
Using a cordless handset:
Press LINE 1, LINE 2 or /�������
SPEAKER.
Using the telephone base:
Press /LINE 1 or /LINE 2.
Using a cordless handset:
Press OFF or return the handset to the telephone base
or charger.
Using the telephone base:
Press /LINE 1 or /LINE 2.
Redial
Using a cordless handset:
REDIAL -> q or p -> LINE 1, LINE 2 or /�������
SPEAKER.
Using the telephone base:
REDIAL -> q or p -> /LINE 1 or /LINE 2.
Volume control
Press VOLUMEq to decrease or press VOLUMEp to
increase the listening volume during a call.
Call waiting
Press FLASH on the handset or on the telephone base to
put current call on hold and to take the new call; press
again to switch back and forth between calls.
Caller ID
This product supports caller ID services offered by most telephone service providers.
The telephone stores caller ID information of the last 50 incoming calls in the
telephone base. This information is common to all devices.
Missed call indicator
When a handset or the telephone base is in idle mode and has new or missed
calls, its screen shows L1)X Missed or L2)X Missed.
You can erase the missed call indicator either by reviewing the call log one
by one, or by pressing and holding OFF on the handset or CANCEL on the
telephone base in idle mode.
Review and dial a number in the call log
1. CID in idle mode -> q or p to scroll through the list.
2. LINE 1, LINE 2 or /SPEAKER on the handset, or /LINE 1 or
the telephone base to call when the desired entry is displayed.
Operation
Adding an entry
Steps
1. MENU.
2. q or p -> Directory -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Add contact -> SELECT.
4. Enter a telephone number up to 30 digits -> NEXT.
5. Enter a name up to 15 characters -> SAVE.
Searching/dialing 1. DIR in idle mode.
an entry
2. Press q or p to browse through the directory, or press
the dialing keys (0-9) to start a name search.
3. Press LINE 1, LINE 2 or /�������
SPEAKER on a handset to call.
-ORPress /LINE 1 or /LINE 2 on the telephone base to
call.
Answering system
During a call, press /SPEAKER to switch between
handsfree speakerphone and normal handset use.
(Requires subscription
from telephone
service provider)
Answering system (continued)
The directory can store up to 50 entries, which are shared by all system devices.
Steps
Handset
speakerphone
Number of rings
You can set the answering system to answer an incoming call after 2, 4 or 6
rings, or toll saver. If you choose toll saver, the answering system answers a
call after two rings if you have new messages, or after four rings when there
are no new messages.
If you want the built-in answering system instead of the voicemail to answer a
call, you should set the answering system to answer a call at least two rings
before the voicemail is set to answer. Contact your telephone service provider
for information on your voicemail settings.
Using a cordless handset or the telephone base:
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> # of rings -> SELECT.
5. q or p -> Choose among 2, 4, 6 or Toll saver -> SET.
Directory
/LINE 2 on
About answering system and voicemail
Your telephone has separate indicators for two different types of voice messages:
those left on the built-in answering system and those left at your telephone
service provider’s voicemail. To listen to messages recorded on the built-in
answering system, refer to the Message playback section on the following
page; to listen to voicemail, contact your telephone service provider for more
information.
Turn answering system on/off
The answering system must be turned on to answer and record messages.
Using a cordless handset:
1.MENU -> q or p -> ANSWERING SYS -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> Answer ON/OFF -> SELECT.
5.q or p -> On or Off -> SET.
When the answering system is on, the handset shows n , n or n .
Using the telephone base:
• Press /ANSWER ON 1 and/or /ANSWER ON 2 to turn the answering
system on or off. If the answering system is turned on, it announces, “Calls
will be answered.” If the answering system is turned off, it announces, “Calls
will not be answered.”
A S1
ON
A S
ON2
Message playback
Using the telephone base:
Press /MAIL BOX 1 or /MAIL BOX 2 when the telephone base is in idle
mode.
Using a handset:
1.MENU -> q or p -> ANSWERING SYS -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. SELECT to select Play messages.
Options during playback
Feature
Adjust playback volume
Stop playback
On the telephone base
Press q/VOLUME/p
/MAIL BOX 1 or
/MAIL BOX 2
Press
On a handset
Press qVOLUME or
pVOLUME
Press 5
Skip to the next message
Press
/SKIP
Press 6
Repeat the message
Press
/REPEAT
Press 4
Play the previous message
Press
/REPEAT twice
Press 4 twice
Delete the message
Press X/DELETE
Press 3
For more detailed instructions, please refer to the TL88102/TL88202 DECT 6.0
2-line cordless telephone/answering system with caller ID/call waiting user’s
manual provided in your package, or see the online user’s manual at
www.telephones.att.com/manuals.
For customer service or product information, visit our website at
www.telephones.att.com or call 1 (800) 222-3111. In Canada, dial
1 (866) 288-4268.
A S1
ON 2
Message alert tone
When this feature is on, and there is at least one new message, the telephone
base beeps every 10 seconds.
Using a cordless handset or the telephone base:
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> Msg alert tone -> SELECT.
5. q or p -> On or Off -> SET.
Call screening
Use this feature to choose whether incoming messages can be heard over
at the telephone base when they are being recorded. If you turn call screening
on, you hear the incoming message at the telephone base. While monitoring an
incoming message, you can answer the call by pressing LINE 1 or LINE 2 on the
handset or /LINE 1 or /LINE 2 on the telephone base.
Using a cordless handset or the telephone base:
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Mailbox 1 or Mailbox 2 -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> Call screening -> SELECT.
5. q or p -> choose On or Off -> SET.
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