Quick reference guide
Quick start guide
Initial settings
We recommend you program your telephone system before use.
CL82311/CL82321
This quick start guide provides you with basic instructions only.
For more complete instructions, refer to your Abridged user’s
manual provided in the package, or see the online Complete
user’s manual at www.telephones.att.com/manuals.
Telephone base installation
Route the
cords through
the slot.
qCID/VOLUME
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Handset
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Show caller ID history.
Scroll down in menus.
Move cursor to the left when entering names or numbers.
Decrease listening volume when on a call, or decrease message playback volume.
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• Show the menu.
• Select an item or save an entry or setting while in the menu.
Mute the microphone during a call.
Delete the displayed entry while in the directory, call log or redial list.
Delete digits or characters when using the dialing keys.
OFF/CANCEL
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PHONE/FLASH
Raise the
antenna.
Charger installation
• Make or answer a call.
• Answer a call waiting call during a call.
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If you have DSL
high-speed Internet
service, a DSL
filter (not included)
is required. The
DSL filter must be
plugged into the
telephone wall jack.
Plug the power
adapter into an
electrical outlet not
controlled by a wall
switch.
Caution: Use only the power adapter provided with this product. To obtain a replacement, visit
our website at
In Canada, dial
www.telephones.att.com or call 1 (800) 222-3111.
1 (866) 288-4268.
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Press repeatedly to display other dialing options when reviewing a caller ID log entry.
EQ
Change the audio quality to best
suit your hearing.
/�������
SPEAKER
Switch between the speakerphone
and handset.
Handset
side view
Press repeatedly to view the last 10 numbers dialed.
Press and hold to insert a dialing pause while entering numbers.
# (pound key)
TONE
Press to switch to tone dialing
temporarily during a call if you have
pulse service.
Battery installation
Install the battery as shown below. Charge your handset(s) before initial use.
The battery is fully charged after 10 hours of continuous charging.
Hang up a call.
Press to cancel an operation, back up to the previous menu, or exit the menu display, or press and hold to return to idle mode
Press and hold in idle mode to erase missed call indicator.
REDIAL/PAUSE
• Press repeatedly to add or
remove 1 in front of the call log
entry before dialing or saving it
to the directory.
• Press and hold to set or dial your
voicemail number.
Plug the other end
of the telephone
line cord into a
telephone jack or
a DSL filter.
Show directory entries.
Scroll up in menus.
Move cursor to the right when entering names or numbers.
Increase listening volume when on a call, or increase message playback volume.
MENU/SELECT
MUTE/DELETE
Plug the power cord
and telephone line
cord into the jacks.
pDIR/VOLUME
Set date/time
Set the date/time before using the answering system.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Set date/time -> SELECT.
2. Enter the month, day and year using the dialing keys -> SELECT.
3. Enter the hour and minute using the dialing keys.
4. q or p to choose AM or PM -> SELECT.
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.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. SELECT to select Announcement.
3. q or p -> Record annc -> SELECT.
4. Facing the handset, record your announcement and press 5 to end recording.
Number of rings
You can set the answering system to answer an incoming call after 2, 3, 4, 5 or
6 rings, or toll saver. If you choose toll saver, the answering system answers a
call after 2 rings if you have new messages, or after 4 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 2 rings
before the voicemail is set to answer. Contact your telephone service provider
for information on your voicemail settings.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> # of rings -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> choose among 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or Toll saver -> SELECT.
Handset ringer volume
Push to talk
• Press to initiate a one-to-one or
one-to-group broadcast.
• Press and hold to broadcast
to a group of handsets.
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The following are a few examples of common features to set before using the
telephone. Refer to the Handset settings and Answering system settings in
the Abridged user’s manual or the online Complete user’s manual for detailed
instructions on setting all telephone features.
You can set the ringer volume level to one of the six levels or turn the
ringer off.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Ringers -> SELECT.
2. SELECT to select Ringer volume.
3. q or p to choose the desired level -> SELECT.
Reset language to English
If you have accidentally changed the screen display language and want to
switch it back to English, follow the steps below.
• MENU in idle mode-> enter 364#.
Telephone base
X/DELETE
/ANSWER ON
BY 1021
BT183342/BT283342
2.4V 400mAh Ni-MH
1.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.
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Turn the built-in answering
system on or off.
Message counter
2.Align the cover
flat against
the battery
compartment,
then slide it
upwards until it
clicks into place.
3.Charge the handset by
placing it face forward
in the telephone base
or charger.
Use only the supplied rechargeable battery or replacement battery (model BT166342).
Shows the number
of messages or other
answering system
information.
Delete the message currently playing.
Press twice to delete all old messages when in idle mode.
q/VOL/p
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/REPEAT
• Repeat a message.
• Press twice to play the previous message.
/PLAY/STOP
Start or stop message
playback.
Adjust the listening volume during message playback.
Adjust the base ringer volume when in idle mode.
/SKIP
Skip to the next message.
Telephone operation
Answering system
Operation
Steps
About answering system and voicemail
Making a call
Press PHONE or
number.
On-hook dialing
(predialing)
Enter the telephone number -> Press
/��������
SPEAKER to call.
Answering a call
Press PHONE or /�������
SPEAKER, or press any dialing keys
(0-9, TONE or #).
Ending a call
Press OFF or return the handset to the telephone base
or charger.
Speakerphone
During a call, press /�������
SPEAKER to switch between
handsfree speakerphone and normal handset use.
Redial
Press REDIAL repeatedly to select the desired entry ->
PHONE or /�������
SPEAKER to call.
Volume control
Press VOLUMEq to decrease or press VOLUMEp to
increase the listening volume during a call.
Call waiting
Press FLASH to put current call on hold and to take the
new call; press again to switch back and forth between
calls.
(Requires subscription
from telephone
service provider)
/��������
SPEAKER -> Enter the telephone
PHONE or
This product supports caller ID services offered by most telephone service providers.
The telephone stores caller ID information for the last 50 incoming calls in the
telephone base. This information is common to all handsets.
Missed call indicator
When a handset is in idle mode and has new or missed calls, its screen shows
XX Missed calls.
You can erase the missed call indicator either by reviewing the call log one by
one, or by pressing and holding CANCEL on the handset 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. PHONE or /SPEAKER to call when the desired entry is displayed.
Caller ID announce
When this feature is on and you have an incoming call, the handset and/or
base speaks “Call from...” and the name of the caller based on the directory or
caller ID information. You can turn this feature on or off for the base or each
individual handset, or both.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Settings -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Caller ID annc -> SELECT.
3. q or p to choose Set all On/Off, Local handset, or Base -> SELECT.
4. q or p to choose On or Off -> SELECT.
Directory
The directory can store up to 50 entries, which are shared by all system handsets.
Adding an entry
Turn answering system on/off
The answering system must be turned on to answer and record messages.
Press /ANSWER ON on the telephone base to turn the built-in answering
system on or off.
When it is turned on, the /ANSWER ON light on the telephone base turns on
and ANS ON displays on the handset.
Message alert tone
When this feature is on, and there is at least one new message, the telephone
base beeps every 10 seconds.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
3. q or p -> Msg alert tone -> SELECT.
4. q or p -> On or Off -> SELECT.
Call screening
Caller ID
Operation
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 below; to listen to
voicemail, contact your telephone service provider for more information.
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 -> SELECT.
5. Enter a name up to 15 characters -> SELECT.
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 PHONE or /SPEAKER to call.
Use this feature to choose whether incoming messages can be heard over the
telephone base speaker when they are being recorded. If you turn call screening
on, you hear the incoming message. While monitoring an incoming message, you
can answer the call by pressing PHONE on the handset.
1. MENU -> q or p -> Answering sys -> SELECT.
2. q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.
3. SELECT to select Call screening.
4. q or p -> choose On or Off -> SELECT.
Message playback
Using the telephone base:
Press
/PLAY when the telephone base is in idle mode.
Using a handset:
Press MENU twice when the handset is in idle mode.
Options during playback
Feature
On the telephone base
On a handset
Press qVOLUME or
pVOLUME
Adjust playback volume
Press q/VOL/p
Stop playback
Press
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
/STOP
Press 5
Press DELETE
For more detailed instructions, please refer to the Abridged user’s manual
provided in your package, or for a full set of installation and operation
instructions, refer to the online CL82311/CL82321 DECT 6.0 cordless
telephone/answering system with caller ID/call waiting Complete 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.
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