One of the worst
I acquired a brand new (not refurbished) DECT 3135+1 kit from a friend and I could not believe how bad it is. Very poor voice quality and the speakerphone facility is impossible to use due to crackle and interference. Obviously this model did not get anywhere near the Uniden testing department during it's design and development phase. Also very slow response time when going through the menu items. This model should never have been allowed to get into the shops. Needless to say I will not consider purchasing another Uniden phone.
Worst Cordless Phone I've Ever Used.
This unit replaced a much older Uniden system, which was a very good phone. Had to replace it as the answering message function no longer worked. The new model DECT 3135+2 has such poor sound, it's almost impossible to conduct a conversation with callers. It is a very poor performing phone and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
This is one of the worst Phone's ever
I've brought many landline phones before. Some have been great, some have been terrible. This sadly falls into the category of one of the worsts!
Why do you ask? I brought this phone about 2 Months ago. The day after I brought it, i had to get it replaced. The reason why, the day i brought it I unpackaged everything. I plugged it in and it apparently worked. However as soon as I got a call i found that neither headset produced sound. The ringer didn't go, even when the volume was turned up on the fullest level. And once I had answered the p...hone the speaker wasn't going either, it in total produced no sound at all. Annoying however I got it replaced under warranty at the electric store I brought it from. Despite the replaced headset and base, the new one was also faulty, only one of the headsets played sound. You could hear the ringer, speaker phone, and sound through the built in speaker (not the speaker phone speaker) on the one the worked. The faulty one did the same issue i originally encountered, no sound it all came out it. Do I recommend this: NO. If you want a decent phone go to Panasonic, Cisco, Gigaset or any other brands. Sorry Uniden, you maybe considered the greatest phone brand but you have disappointed me and my money. PS. The Phone I brought to replace this phone (once i had received my refund) was the Panasonic KX-TG7652AZB. This was worth my money, not the Uniden. The bluetooth built in was a great feature too!!
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Sorriest Excuse for a Phone I Ever Saw
I would give this one a zero or negative score if it were possible. The menus are **slow**. Push speaker phone and watch it show "connecting" for a few seconds before it switches on. The tophat button is not the best and sometimes multiple presses are required. The intercom has a similarly slow menu to select the destination handset, and then the handset you are using rings as part of the paging. Why? The ring choices are limited and mostly annoying. The speakerphone gets muffled and unintelligible as the volume is raised. OK clarity on...calls but with a tinny quality. Not a lot of volume on the earpiece. As many posted the ECO mode is not adjustable and makes an ordinary product a very ordinary one as quality/usability comes and goes with the ECO mode. I kept it for about 24 hours, then back to the shop for a refund.
Bad Bad Bad!!!
When my mums home phone died I took her shopping for a new one, the Uniden Premium Dect was a fraction more expensive than the one she wanted, I talked her into getting the Uniden because of the Uniden reputation but never again will I do that!!!
She has complained to me before about the poor quality of sound via the handset as well as not being able to hear messages properly, I was with her today and heard first hand how muffled her voice messages are then I needed to make some important phone calls for her and OMG it was bad, not only was ...the person on the other end muffled but every sound in the room was amplified through the handset. I wish I had of read these reviews before helping her purchase the phone, never again will I buy another Uniden neither will my mum. Stylish Muffled voices on the handset and message bank, amplifying room noises.
Questions & Answers
Can I purchase an additional handset for a DECT 3135? I saw a handset for DECT 3136. Would that work with my phone
The additional handset you will need is the DECT3105.
Unfortunately, as your model has been discontinued we no longer stock the parts in relation.
You can, however, try online sites like; Ebay, Gumtree, etc.
The DECT3136 additional handset will not work with your model.
My answering has stopped taking messages. When a caller rings in they are told “the person you are calling is not available”. Can you help?
It seems like you have the feature 'Announce Only' activated. This only announces a greeting but does not take messages.
You can deactivate this feature through the following steps;
Scroll down to Answering Setup
Scroll down to Record Time
Scroll down to either 1min or 4mins
Press END two times to exit
Thank you for your reply. I tried your suggestion but it did not work. I cannot understand how the feature ‘Announce Only’ would switch from the ‘Record Message’ feature after working perfectly since we installed the phones.
We have recently had NBN connected, I wonder if that caused the problem. Any ideas?
It seems like there might be a Message Bank activated on your line by your Service Provider.
The only default greeting we provide with the phone is the automated male American voice.
Anything different that is heard, when calling in, will be the Message Bank service on the line.
Can you adjust the ring time on the phone to test if there is an active Message Bank/Voicemail?
This can help override the Message Bank that May be active. The way you are able to manually adjust the ring time on the phone, your service provider can also adjust the ring time on their end. If their Message Bank is set to a default of 7 rings you can decrease the ring time on the phone to allow our Answering Machine greeting to cut in.
Please ensure that the landline is free before going through the following steps;
Scroll down to ANSWER Setup
Scroll down to RING TIME
Scroll down to 6
Press MENU to save
After you have set this in, can you please try calling from your mobile and leave a message?
You should be able to hear the message come through.
You can choose to leave it with a shorter ring time at 6 or you can contact your service provider to deactivate the message bank on the line so that you can have a longer ring time and the messages will come directly to your answering machine base.
Recently my VOIP connection failed while receiving a call on my 3135+2. After I rebooted my gateway modem, the charging indicator light began flashing on all my 3135 handsets. To fix this I disconnected the power adapter on the base station for a minute or so. All now OK. This fault is not mentioned in the Owner's Manual. How come?
Thank you for your review.
Usually, the red light on the phone will be flashing for two reasons.
There is a new message on the answering machine
There is a new voicemail message on a Voicemail box that has been activated on the line by the service provider. (There are two Voicemails that they provide; Message Bank and Voicemail on Call Waiting.)
If there are no messages on your answering machine base, you will need to contact your service provider to retrieve the messages on the line.
Once this is done, the flashing light will stop, message icon will disappear and the dial tone will revert back to normal.
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