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Switch from pulse dialing to tone dialing

Switch from pulse dialing to tone dialing

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Contributor gerryl
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I have one hard wired push-button phone and three wireless push-button phones on my FIOS phone system. The wireless phones use tone dialing when making a call, but the wired phone defaults to pulse dialing. The wired phone used tone dialing before I got FIOS. How can I switch the wired phone to default to tone dialing? Thank you.
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@gerryl wrote:
I have one hard wired push-button phone and three wireless push-button phones on my FIOS phone system. The wireless phones use tone dialing when making a call, but the wired phone defaults to pulse dialing. The wired phone used tone dialing before I got FIOS. How can I switch the wired phone to default to tone dialing? Thank you.

The setting is normally on a switch on the phone. The old rotary phones did not have tone anything. Being that phones today are so cheap. Buy a up to date one that has that tone/pulse switch.

 

yes it is also good to have a hardwire phone in case of power outrage. But i don’t believe fios digital phone has the ability outside of a battery back up to be active in event of power loss.

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Thank you for this response. Based on your suggestion, I searched the phone and found the small tone/pulse selector slide switch hidden away. A simple flip of the switch solved the problem. I feel foolish for not having found this myself, but appreciate your guidance.
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