9Recording the Greeting
Before using your new answering system, you should record a greeting
(the announcement callers hear when your answering system answers a call). If
you don’t record a greeting, callers hear a default greeting which says, “We are
unavailable to take your call. Please leave a message. Thank you for calling.”
When recording the greeting you should be about 6 to 8 inches from the unit and
eliminate as much background noise as possible. This ensures the best recording
1. Prepare your greeting.
Sample Greeting: Hi, this is (use your name here). I can’t answer the phone right
now, so please leave your name, number, and a brief message after the tone, and
I’ll get back to you. Thank you for calling.
2. Hold down the GREE TING button. The answering system announces, “Record
greeting after tone.” After the tone you have 30 seconds to record your greeting.
3. Release the GREE TING button when you ﬁnish. The unit beeps, and the greeting
plays back automatically.Reviewing the Greeting
To review the greeting, press and quickly release the GREETING button. The unit plays
the current greeting.Erasing the Greeting
If you want to erase your greeting, press and hold the ERASE button while your
recorded greeting is playing. The default greeting is restored.
NOTE: Your recording time should not be less than two seconds. Otherwise
the unit will return to the default greeting.