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Link2Cell Bluetooth® Enabled Phone with Answering Machine KX-TGH263B 3 Handsets

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KX-TGH26
Features
  • Sync smartphone to home phone, no landline required
  • Link up to two smartphones to make and receive cell calls with Link2Cell handsets
  • Never miss a text with talking ID alerts from Link2Cell handsets
  • Hear messages, call back and more with Smart Function Key
  • Receive voicemail alerts at home, office or away with TAD
  • Replacement series: KX-TGE26

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    • General
    • Color
    • Frequency
    • Frequency Range
    • Number of Channels
    • System
    • Number of Phone Lines
    • Multiple Handsets Capability
    • Multiple Base Units Capability
    • LCD Language
    • Wi-Fi® Connection
    • AndroidTM OS Version
    • Power Saving
    • Intelligent ECO Mode
    • Link-to-Cell
    • Link-to-Cell
    • Mobile Registration Number
    • Simultaneous Communication
    • Ring as Cell Mode
    • Text Message Alert
    • Talking Text Sender Alert
    • USB Charging
    • Convenience
    • Key Detector Compatible
    • Multiple Key Detector Capability
    • Range Extender Available
    • Range Boost
    • Noise Reduction
    • Customized Sound System (Equalizer)
    • Compatible with Hearing Aid T-Coil (TIA-1083 Compliant)
    • Power Back-Up Operation
    • Baby Monitor
    • Smart Function Key
    • Any Key Answer
    • Silent Mode
    • Bypassing Silent Mode (Specified Phonebook Group)
    • Voice Mail
    • Voice Mail Alert (Light-Up Indicator on Handset)
    • Conference Call with Outside Line
    • Barge In (Call Share)
    • Intercom (Handset to Base Unit)
    • Intercom (Handset to Handset)
    • Intercom All
    • Clock
    • Calendar/Scheduler
    • Alarm (Wake-up / Memo alarm)
    • Advanced Alarm (A day of the week / Snooze)
    • Bluetooth® Headset Capability (HSP Support)
    • Bluetooth Audio Headphone/Speaker Capability (A2DP Support)
    • Google PlayTM Support
    • Caller ID/ Phonebook
    • Caller ID
    • Caller ID Memory
    • Call Waiting Caller ID
    • Category Ringer / Ringer ID
    • Talking Caller ID (Handset)
    • Talking Caller ID (Base Unit)
    • Talking Caller ID Language
    • Call Block
    • Handset Phonebook Memory (Name/Number)
    • Base Unit Phonebook Memory (Name/Number)
    • Phonebook Copy from Cellular Phone via Bluetooth
    • Speed Dial (Handset)
    • Speed Dial (Base Unit)
    • Chain Dial
    • Handset
    • LCD
    • LCD Backlight Color
    • Touchscreen
    • Front Camera
    • Rear Camera
    • LED Flash
    • GPS
    • SD Memory Card Slot
    • USB Jack
    • USB Version
    • Lighted Handset Keypad
    • Speakerphone (Volume Steps)
    • Ringer Pattern (Tone+Melody)
    • Ringer Volume Steps
    • Receiver Volume Steps
    • Redial Memory
    • Ringer Indicator (Color)
    • Charge Indication (Color)
    • Hold
    • Music on Hold
    • Mute
    • Flash
    • Headset Jack
    • Reversible Handset Charging
    • Rubber Grip
    • Wall Mountable (Charger)
    • Base Unit
    • Dial Keypad
    • Corded Handset (Power Outage Operation)
    • Display
    • Speakerphone (Volume Steps)
    • Ringer Pattern (Tone+Melody)
    • Ringer Volume Steps
    • Redial Memory
    • Locates Cell
    • Hold
    • Music on Hold
    • Mute
    • Flash
    • Handset Locator
    • Headset Jack
    • Wall Mountable
    • Answering System
    • Answering System
    • Total Recording Time
    • 2-Line Answering System Operation
    • Optional greeting message for each line
    • Programmable greeting message by time setting
    • Fast-Forwarding and Rewinding Message
    • Audible Message Alert
    • Message Alert (Light-Up Indicator on Handset)
    • New Message Notification by a Call
    • Announcement Language of New Message Notification
    • Visual Message List (Handset LCD)
    • Recording Conversation
    • Speaker Volume Steps(Base Unit Speaker)
    • Call Screening (Handset)
    • Call screening (Base Unit)
    • Language of Pre-recorded Greeting Message
    • Remote Operation from Handset
    • Remote Operation from Outside (DTMF)
    • Toll Saver (New Messages Recorded / No New Message)
    • Accessories
    • Key Detector Included (Quantity)
    • Range Extender Included
    • Belt Clip Included
    • Optional Handset
    • Optional Handset
    • Others
    • Rechargeable Battery
    • Talk Time
    • Standby Time
    • Charge Time
    • Power Consumption
    • Base Unit Standby Power Consumption
    • Charger Standby Power Consumption
    • Dimensions/ Weight
    • Base Unit Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Handset Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Charger Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Base Unit Weight
    • Handset Weight with Battery
    • Charger Weight
    • UPC 885170152861
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FAQsFrequently asked questions about your product

  • Where can I find more support or ask questions about my product?
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  • What should I do if my product needs service?

    If you have a TV, Microwave, Vacuum, or Massage Chair Click Here to locate an Authorized Servicer in your area.

    For repairs and exchanges of all other products:

    Ship your product to:

    Panasonic Factory Service Center
    4900 George McVay Drive
    Suite B; Door-12
    McAllen, TX 78503

    Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, copy of your purchase receipt (for warranty service), and a description of what is wrong with the unit. Freight collect shipments will not be accepted.

    Panasonic is not responsible for damage that occurs in transit. All contents should be packaged for safe travel to the service center. Customer should use a reputable small package shipping company that is able to provide a package tracking number and insurance (if customer should so desire to insure their package).

    Units that are abused, damaged, infested with insects, have corrosion, etc. will be placed out-of-warranty.

    Once your unit arrives at the facility, you may contact us for status at:

    Email: panacare@us.panasonic.com

    Please reference your Service Job number when contacting. You will be contacted if there is any cost you are responsible for.

  • How do I check my voicemail using the handset?
    To retrieve your voicemail message(s) from your Telephone Provider, you will need to enter in the voicemail access number. To store your voicemail access number on the handset, follow the below: Press [MENU] [#] [3] [3] [1] Enter in the voicemail access number Press [SAVE] [VM] will appear on the display once you have stored the voicemail number. Note: Please contact your Telephone Provider if you do not know the Voicemail access number, PIN and/or password.
  • How do I clear 'New Voicemail' on my handset's display?
    Your telephone is alerting you that you have a new voice message from your phone company's assigned Voice mailbox. Procedure to access your voice mailbox would vary depending on the instructions of your phone company / service provider. Once you listen to your new messages, "New Voicemail" should be cleared from the handset.

    Note: If the handset still indicates there are new messages even after you have listened to all new messages, turn it off by pressing and holding [#] until the handset beeps.
  • Can I block calls using my phone?
    Some models will allow you to block calls. Caller ID service is required to identify phone numbers to match what you have stored on the call block list. Some units are capable of blocking up to 250 phone numbers, if you have more than 250 numbers to block then subscribing to a call block service from you phone company is an option. Please refer to the operating manual for additional information.
  • How do I turn off the Talking Caller ID for incoming Cell Phone calls?
    On the Panasonic handset
    1. Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [4] [1] for CELL1
      Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [4] [2] for CELL2
    2. Navigate and select "On (without Talking CID)"
    3. Choose "SAVE".
    Note: Your smart phone must be registered (paired) to the Panasonic unit via Bluetooth to access this feature.
  • How do I unblock a number from my phone?

    To unblock a number do the following procedure:

    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [2] [1] [7]
    2. Press the [▲] or the [▼] to select your desired entry
    3. Press the softkey [ERASE]
    4. Press [SELECT] on "Yes"
    5. Press [OFF] to exit the setting.
  • Can I access my answering machine while I am away from home?
    Yes. You can access the answering machine remotely by dialing your phone number on any touch tone phone to call it and as soon as you hear your greeting message play, enter your mailbox password or remote code and follow the voice prompt, as soon as you are done listening to your messages you can hang up.
  • How do I change my remote access code for my answering machine?
    A remote access code must be entered to operating the answering system remotely. This code prevents unauthorized parties from listening to your messages when your away from home. To change your remote code, perform one of the following procedures below using your cordless handset:
    1. Press [MENU] [#] [3] [0] [6] on the handset
    2. Key in your preferred 3 digit code
    3. Press [OK] or [SAVE]

    * * * OR * * *

    1. Press [MENU] and scroll down by pressing [▲] or [▼] until "Answering Device" is displayed, then press [OK]
    2. Press your [▲] or [▼] repeatedly until "Setting" is displayed, then press [OK]
    3. Press your [▲] or [▼] until "Remote Code" is displayed, then press [OK]
    4. Key in your preferred 3 digit code
    5. Press [OK] or [SAVE] to save the change then press [OFF]
    Note: that you won't be able to access your messages from your answering machine when you are away from your phone if you forget your remote access code.
  • Does my phone have Bluetooth capability?
    Yes, some models supports Bluetooth connectivity. Your cell phone must be Bluetooth capable. After you pair the cell phone to the telephone, you will be able to do one or more of the following:

    Use any of the handset to make or answer calls
    Copy the phonebook items from your cell phone to the telephone
    Register a Bluetooth headset for hands-free conversation

    Cell Phone Compatibility Chart
  • How do I copy the contacts on my cell phone to my Panasonic phone?
    Please note the following before you start copying your cell phone contacts to your Panasonic phone:
    • If a copied entry has 2 or more phone numbers, each phone number (6 max.) is stored as a separate entry with the same name.
    • Your cell phone's Bluetooth is turned on If a phonebook entry includes additional data such as a picture, that entry may fail to copy to the base unit.
    • If you receive a call while copying phonebook entries, the copying procedure stops. Try again after finishing the call.
    • Check your cell phone's compatibility by clicking here.
    Follow these procedure to copy Phonebook Items via Bluetooth from cell phone:
    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [8].
    2. Press [SELECT] on your desired cellular phone. If the cell phone is registered press [SELECT] on "Other Cell".
    3. Once "Transfer Phonebook" from cell appears on the cordless handset, start pairing your cell phone to the KXTGxx device and follow your Cellular phone's instructions.
    4. For other cellular phones (not registered), you need to search for and select the base unit. The base unit PIN (default: "0000") may be required. The entries being copied are displayed on the handset.
    Note: Phone book entries that have additional data such as pictures, special ringtones attached to them may fail to transfer to the base when using Link2Cell. The transfer operation will stop at that instance.
  • How do I unpair or disconnect my cell phone from my Panasonic phone?
    To permanently unpair and remove your Bluetooth enabled device from the base unit. Follow one these steps:
    1. On the handset:
    2. For CELL 1 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [1] [1]
    3. For CELL 2 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [1] [2]
    4. For CELL 3 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [1] [3]
    5. For CELL 4 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [1] [1] [4]
    6. Press [▲] [▼] to select "Yes"
    7. Press [SELECT]
    8. Press [OFF] to exit
    * * * OR * * *
    1. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [4]
    2. Press [▲] [▼] to select the device to unpair
    3. Press [SELECT]
    4. Press [▲] [▼] to select "Yes"
    5. Press [SELECT]
    6. Press [OFF] to exit

    To temporarily disconnect your Bluetooth enabled cell phone from the base unit. Follow these steps:

    1. On the handset:
    2. For CELL 1 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [2] [5] [1]
    3. For CELL 2 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [2] [5] [2]
    4. For CELL 3 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [2] [5] [3]
    5. For CELL 4 - Press [MENU] [#] [6] [2] [5] [4]
    6. Press [OFF] to exit

    Notes:
    • Even if you temporarily disconnect your cell phone from the base, the auto connect feature will reconnect the cell phone and base when they are within range.
    • "CELL 3" & "CELL 4" options are available on select models
  • Why can't I hear the dial tone?
    Make sure that the base unit has power. Check if all cords are secure and plugged in properly from the wall and from the back of the base unit. Try to plug the unit to a known working jack then test again. If you have a different phone on the same line, and you are also not getting a dial tone, it is possibly a line problem. If that is the case, it is advised to contact your local phone company for further assistance.
  • Why does the handset display "Check Tel Line", "Check tel line 1", or "Check tel line 2"?
    Check the connections by making sure the supplied phone line is securely plugged into the back of the phone and wall jack. You can also try to plug the phone into a different phone jack inside the house or at a friends house to test that you are not having a line problem.
  • Why does the phone display "Line in Use" or "Busy"?
    Someone might be using the line. If you have multiple handsets, please check to see if the other handsets were properly hung up or in the charger. If you have already done this, and the error "Line in use" is still appearing on the phone, check any other phones are getting a dial tone.

    If the problem persists, follow these procedure:
    1. Unplug your Panasonic phone both from the phone jack.
    2. Try relocating the telephone on a different phone jack inside the house.
    3. Try using a different line cord if you have any other available.
    4. Try using the phone at a friend or neighbors house.
  • How can I re-register my handset or register additional handsets?
    To register a handset, perform the following steps:
    1. Press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [0] on the Handset
    2. Press and hold down the [LOCATOR] button on the base for about 5 seconds until you hear the registration tone
      If all registered handsets starts ringing, press [LOCATOR] again to stop, then repeat this step, procedure needs to be completed within 90 seconds
    3. Press [OK] on the handset
  • How do I deregister a handset which is no longer in use?
    To deregister a handset, you will need to follow the below steps: Press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [1]

    To deregister a handset, you will need to follow the below steps:

    1. Press [MENU] [#] [1] [3] [1]
    2. Press [▲]/[▼] to select the handset
    3. Press [SELECT]
    4. Press [▲]/[▼] to select "YES"
    5. Press [SELECT] to deregister the handset
    Enter [3] [3] [5] [OK] Select the handset you want to cancel by pressing the desired handset(s) number Select [OK] [▲]/[▼]: "YES" [SELECT]
  • How do I change the ringer tone of my handset?
    To change the ringer tone of the handset. Press [MENU] on the handset then press [OK] to Select "INITIAL SETTING". Press [OK] again for "RINGER SETTING". Press [▲] or [▼] repeatedly to get to "RINGER TONE" then press [OK] you can choose from the selection on the phone by pressing [▲] or [▼] Press [OK] to select your desired ringer tone.
  • Can I change the channel of my phone?
    The frequency is fixed and the channel cannot be changed, the telephone bandwidth is selected automatically.
  • Can I change the language display on my cordless phone from English to Spanish?
    Yes, you may change the language from English (default) to Spanish.

    Depending on the model, you will need to follow the below options:

    OPTION #1
    1. Press [MENU] [#] [1] [1] [0]
    2. on the handset
    3. Press your [▲] or your [▼] to select your desired setting
    4. Press [SAVE] then OFF

    OPTION #2

    1. On the handset press [MENU]
    2. Press the [▲] or [▼] to scroll to "INITIAL SETTINGS" then press [OK]
    3. Press again the [▲] or the [▼] to scroll to "DISPLAY SETTINGS" then press [OK]
    4. Scroll again by pressing the [▲] or [▼] repeatedly to get "CHANGE LANGUAGE" then press [OK]
    5. Select setting by pressing the [▲] or [▼] then press [OK] then [OFF]

    For further assistance, please refer to the Operating Manual.

  • Do I need to have this phone plugged in to a phone jack?
    No. This telephone system can work without having it plugged on a land line or a conventional phone jack, just use your cell line subscription for calls. If you do not connect the telephone line cord and use only cell lines, set the cell line only mode to use this unit more conveniently. To activate cell only mode, follow these steps. On the handset press [MENU] [#] [1] [5] [7] When "ON" is highlighted, press [SELECT] Once you set this mode to "ON" you may now use the [TALK] button to make calls instead of [CELL]
  • How can I conference call using multiple handsets?
    To listen in on a conversation, just pick up another handset and press talk. Note "Call Sharing" mode must be turned on. Please refer to your Operating Manual for additional information.
  • How can I prevent others from listening to my call?
    To prevent others from barging in, sharing a call or listening in to conversations when one of the handset is in use, you would need to turn on the Privacy feature. Depending on your model, please follow the below options:

    OPTION #1
    Press [MENU] [#] [1] [9] [4] and select "ON" then press [SAVE] on the handset.

    OPTION #2
    Press [MENU] and scroll with [▲]/[▼] to "Initial Setting" and press [OK]. Scroll to "Privacy Mode" and press [OK] Select "ON" and press [SAVE].

    Note: This will only apply to the handsets registered to this Panasonic Telephone System.
  • How do I chain dial from this phone?
    To auto dial a number:
    1. Press the Phonebook icon or [Ph. Book] button on the handset or base
    2. Select your desired entry from the phonebook
    3. Press [OK] or [CALL]
  • How do I edit an entry on my speed dial list?
    1. Press and hold the desired dial key
    2. Press [MENU]
    3. Scroll to "Edit"
    4. Press [SELECT]
    5. Edit the name
    6. Press [OK]
    7. Edit the number
    8. Press [OK]
    9. Press [SELECT]
  • How much radiation does the phone output?
    This product complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. RF transmission power is 115 mW (max.)
  • Messages are announced out loud, how do I turn off call screening?
    To Turn off the Call Screen Feature, depending on your model you will need to follow the below steps:

    OPTION #1
    1. Press [GREETING CHECK] on the base
    2. Hold down the [▼] until the base beeps
    OPTION #2
    1. On the base or the handset, Press [MENU] [#] [3] [1] [0]
    2. Use your [▲] or your [▼] to select "Off"
    3. Press [SAVE]
  • What is "three way calling" and how do I perform this?
    This service may be offered by phone companies which allows you to call a party and by pressing the [Flash] button and allows you to receive another dial tone to call another phone number. Pressing [Flash] again will join all three parties together.
  • What is the recommendation for the location of the telephone base unit?
    To optimize the range and/or audio quality, please be aware that metal objects and electronic devices/appliances within proximity of the main base unit, may block the signal from reaching the handsets. Note: Panasonic Model# KX-TGA405 Range Extender may be used to increase the distance. Please refer to the Phone System Operating Manual for compatibility.
  • What should I do if my base unit does not have power and there are no lights lit?
    If your base unit is not receiving power ensure you are using the correct AC adapter for the base unit. If the problem persists then you can try plugging it into a different power outlet to test. For units with multiple handsets, you can use the AC adapter from one of the smaller chargers and plug into the base to test. If you have followed the steps mentioned above and your base unit still does not have power, the telephone system may need service. Please refer to your operating instructions warranty page for details.
  • Why does the handset display "Charge for 7h" when I remove and reinsert the batteries?
    This is normal. When the batteries are taken out, the handset loses track of how much the batteries are charged. You may use the phone normally, but the battery indication will not be accurate until charged for about 7 hours.
  • Why is there silence when answering the call when I use my cell phone?
    This is related to the auto connect feature. Some models of cell phones automatically mute the phone itself and, while it is connected, only use the Bluetooth connection for sound. To stop this from happening during a call, you can press [1] or [2] on the base (whichever corresponds to the cell phone you're using) so that the LED light turns red. Alternatively, to disable the feature altogether, on the handset press [MENU] [#] [6] [3] [2], and press [▲] or [▼] to raise or lower the time between auto connect attempts. "Off" corresponds to manual reconnect only. To manually reconnect a cell phone to the base, just press the button on the base that corresponds to the cell phone you're using [1] or [2].
  • Will I damage the batteries by keeping the phone on the charger?
    No, it is safe to keep the handset on the charger whenever it is not in use. Use only the Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries. Never use Alkaline or any other types as these could damage your handset.
  • Will my two Panasonic Phone System be able to intercom each other?
    No.
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