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VTech VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System

This VTech SN6187 Careline Home Phone System offers convenience and mobility for everyday conversations and emergency calls. You can wear it around your neck or clip it to your belt loop. It features two programmable speed dial keys on a safety pendant. The voice-announced caller ID tells you who is calling without you having to look at the device. It also includes caller ID/call waiting that allows you to read the identity of the caller and to put another on hold while you are talking to someone else. This VTech Careline Phone is expandable to up to 12 devices, making it suitable for teams or families to use. There are no monthly monitoring fees.
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Questions & Answers for VTech VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System

Question

will this work with vonage phone systems

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
dapw
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
1 answer
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answer 1
dapw - The CareLine system will work with Vonage service. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

Does this phone have GPS capabilities if you cannot talk and need to call for help?

Using the pendant in an emergency for something you cannot talk in, will police be able to use GPS with this to find you?? I plan on getting Straight talk home home phone wireless service, not a traditional land line, as i cannot get a traditional land line,
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
daoustaj
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
3 answers
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answer 1
To use this you will need a landline. No reference as to gps on this phone.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
NO HE WORK LIKE A TELEPHONE WITH 2 PRESETS, BY YOU , NUMBER
VERY SIMPLE YOU CAN CHANGE THOSE NUMBERS EVERYTIME YOU CHOOSE
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
KIKOU
answer 3
daoustaj - The CareLine system is landline based. The pendant communicates with the base to make and receive landline calls. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

does base unit have speed dial

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
gr
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, this does have speed dial.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
NO
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
KIKOU
answer 3
gr - The Pendant has the Speed Dial feature. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

Will these phones work along with my my Panasonic updated system?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Neopolitan
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, they will work in the same area, independent of one another.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes, it is completely compatible.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
NAPOLES55
answer 3
Neo - The CareLine SN6187 and Panasonic systems, each connected to your phone line, can certainly work in the same location. They will operate independently of each other. Caution: If the Panasonic has an answering system, turn either the VTech or Panasonic answering device off. You only want one taking messages. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

How does this work?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
phycoinsc
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
2 answers
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answer 1
just like a phone calls the no.you choose offers 2 call buttons just press i have 911 and did a trial call worked great just pushed button connected to 911
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
smartshopper38
answer 2
phycoinsc - The SN6187 connects to a standard telephone line. It has all the features of a cordless telephone and answering system; PLUS the convenience of a Portable Safety Pendant/Speakerphone, which provides easy access to family, friends, even emergency services. There are no installation or monitoring fees. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

Will the pendant still work during a power failure?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
jabber
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
2 answers
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answer 1
no but any monotor system thats uses electrity wont either
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
smartshopper38
answer 2
jabber - During a power outage, placing the (charged) cordless handset in the base cradle will provide temporary power to the system for a short duration. During this period, the (charged) pendant will still work. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

what is the range of the pendant? Must it be within a certain distance of the base unit?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
alpha
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
2 answers
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answer 1
has a range the same as the cordless hand set
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
smartshopper38
answer 2
alpha, Like any cordless phone device, range is a variable, and cannot be predetermined. However, using DECT 6.0 technology, we think you'll be please with the performance. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
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Is the handset volume adjustable for hard-of-hearing users?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
santaclaus
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
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answer 1
yes & the pendant volume adjusts as well
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
tamyf
answer 2
santa - Yes! The handset features: 1) Volume Control; 2) Equalizer; 3) Audio Assist for and additional volume boost. It is very friendly to those needing a little more volume to hear. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

can you shower with the pendant ?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
chuck
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
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answer 1
I would say no. However, you could put it on a holder right next to the tub/shower so that you could still grab it if you fell. I'd put it low so that if you're in the floor you'd be able to reach the cord.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
DellaStreetFan
answer 2
chuck - Exposure to water is not recommended. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
VTech_Support
Question

Will it work with one of the ATT or Verizon Home Phone Connect devices?

The other monthly monitoring systems I've checked into do not work with those systems but require a regular landline.
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Elizabeth
on VTech SN6187 Careline Home Safety Phone System
2 answers
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answer 1
yes i have AT&T service
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
smartshopper38
answer 2
Elizabeth - Our CareLine system is not a monthly monitoring system. It connects to a telephone line in the same fashion as a conventional telephone. In that regard, it will work fine with the services you've mentioned. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
VTech_Support
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