phone won't ring when I am online

January 18, 2013 at 07:49:49
Specs: Windows Vista
my phone won
t ring when I'm online, (dial-up) what can I do to be online and have my phone work

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January 18, 2013 at 08:03:41
You'd need to have call waiting, a v92 dial-up modem, & the 'modem on hold' software installed.

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January 18, 2013 at 08:37:14
Thanx, I know very little about computers except how to get online I'll have my son check into it for me.

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January 18, 2013 at 10:20:13
Or get a second phone line if you're going to stick with dialup.

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January 19, 2013 at 05:23:13
Hi Bill, remember the www is truly ww.

You should advise where you are based. e.g. city/state/country.

Also, if you are using dial-up (for internet?) would think your phone cannot ring as your line is already busy, being in use.

Here in the UK, most have broadband connections now.
Generally these work out cheaper than dial-up, providing simultaneous phone/broadband/televison services.
Often even cheaper than when only a telephone is required.

Good Luck - Keep us posted.

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January 19, 2013 at 09:10:32

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January 20, 2013 at 02:47:22
Hi Xp,

surely none of those programs will overcome Bill's problem, in that his telephone does not ring when there is an incoming call, if he is already using dial-up, presumably for an internet connection.

I think he needs to move to broadband if available where he is located.

Regards - Mike

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January 20, 2013 at 03:05:18
Yeah I know I can't call without the phone line attached to my phone, but I have a phone line splitter for two lines . An incoming call would inicate a busy signal, and outgoing calls , well that won't work either. My nephew said he had call waive or wave and a call would show up on his screen. An I could downloac it. But like I sain I'm NOT computer savvy at all ,

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January 20, 2013 at 06:04:15
all the progs in that link response #5 work pretty well like callwave. I used call wave years ago.
It has nothing to do with being computer savvy...just install the program and it will alert you and allow you to get your phone call on dial-up, while you are surfing the internet.

Like I has been YEARS since I used that.
The above is a link to callwave. It appears to be more of an answering machine, but if I'm not have the option to answer the call.

Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions 7 Golds

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