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#14352 by manonthewing
Fri Jul 31, 2009 8:42 am
Hello -

I'm looking at adding a second phone number, running via the Hub to my multi-line phone base unit. I am not using a landline.

First question is: do I use a two way splitter on the Hub, and run one phone line to the "Line 1" and another to the "Line 2" jacks on my base unit, or do I need to do something else?

Second question: for the cordless handsets, I'm assuming I still do not need a Scout and that Line 1 and Line 2 will ring as appropriate on the handset units. Or not?

Third question: how will voicemail be handled on the Hub unit? Is this addressed via the "assign device" function? How will I know which line has voice mail when the new message light is blinking on the Hub?

Thanks for the help...
#14353 by murphy
Fri Jul 31, 2009 8:49 am
Two lines requires a scout. Put the scout beside the hub and connect a short phone cable between their wall ports.
Connect the hub's phone port to line 1 of your 2-line phone and connect the scouts phone port to line 2 of your 2-line phone.
You also have to assign your 2nd phone number to the scout.

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