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A & T International CL82101 Quick Start Manual

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Made by: A & T International
Type: Quick Start Guide
Category: Cordless Telephone
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Telephone base installation

If you have 
DSL high-speed 
Internet service, 
a DSL filter (not 
included) is 
required.

This quick start guide provides you with basic instructions only. 
For more complete instructions, refer to your Abridged user’s 
manual provided in the package, or see the online Complete 
user’s manual at www.telephones.att.com/manuals.

Plug the power 
adapter into an 
electrical outlet not 
controlled by a wall 
switch.

Charger installation

Battery installation
Install the battery as shown below. Charge your handset(s) before initial use. 

The battery is fully charged after 10 hours of continuous charging.

Quick start guide

CL82101/CL82201/CL82301/CL82351/CL82401/CL82451/
CL82501/CL82551/CL82601

Plug the power cord 
and telephone line 
cord into the jacks. 

Route the 
cords through 
the slot. 

Plug the other end 
of the telephone 
line cord into a 
telephone jack or 
a DSL filter.

3. Charge the handset by 

placing it face forward 
in the telephone base 
or charger.

BY

 102

1

BT183342/BT283342 2.4V 400mAh Ni-M

H

BY

 102

1

BT183342/BT283342 2.4V 400mAh Ni-M

H

Use only the supplied rechargeable battery or replacement battery (model BT166342).

Raise the 
antenna.

1

Caution: Use only the power adapter provided with this product. To obtain a replacement, visit 
our website at 

www.telephones.att.com

 or call 

1 (800) 222-3111

.  

In Canada, dial 

1 (866) 288-4268

.

q

CID/VOLUME

Show caller ID history.
Scroll down in menus.
Move cursor to the left when  

  entering names or numbers.

Decrease listening volume when  

  on a call, or decrease message  
  playback volume.



MUTE/DELETE

Mute the microphone during a  

  call.

Delete the displayed entry while  

  in the directory, call log or redial  
  list.

Delete digits or characters when  

  using the dialing keys. 

PHONE/FLASH
Make or answer a call.
Answer a call waiting call during  

  a call.


/SPEA�E�

SPEA�E�

Switch between the speakerphone 
and handset.

pDI�/VOLUME

Show directory entries.
Scroll up in menus.
Move cursor to the right when  

  entering names or numbers.

Increase listening volume when  

  on a call, or increase message  
  playback volume.



MENU/SELECT

Show the menu.
Select an item or save an entry  

  or setting while in the menu.


OFF/CANCEL

Hang up a call.
Press to cancel an operation,  

  back up to the previous  

 

  menu, or exit the menu display,  
  or press and hold to return to  
  idle mode

Press and hold in idle mode to  

  erase missed call indicator.


�EDIAL/PAUSE

Press repeatedly to view the last  

  10 numbers dialed. 

Press and hold to insert a dialing  

  pause while entering numbers. 

1
Press repeatedly to add or remove 1 
in front of the call log entry before 
dialing or saving it to the directory. 

# (pound key)
Press repeatedly to display other  
dialing options when reviewing a  
caller ID log entry. 

EQ 
Change the audio quality to best 
suit your hearing. 

Quick reference guide 

TONE 
Press to switch to tone dialing 

temporarily during a call if you have 

pulse service. 

/ANSWE� ON

Turn the built-in answering 
system on or off. 

/�EPEAT

Repeat a message. 
Press twice to play the  

  previous message.  


X/DELETE

Delete the message  

  currently playing.

Press twice to delete  

  all old messages when  
  in idle mode.

/S�IP

Skip to the next message. 

/PLAY/STOP

Start or stop message 
playback. 

Message counter

Shows the number 
of messages or other 
answering system 
information. 

Handset 
side view 

Push to talk

Initiate a one-to-one or 

 

  one-to-group broadcast.

Press and hold to broadcast  

  to a group of handsets.

q/VOL/p

Adjust the listening  

  volume during    
  message playback.

Adjust the base ringer  

  volume when in idle  
  mode.

Initial settings

We recommend you program your telephone system before use.

 

The following are a few examples of common features to set before using the 
telephone. Refer to the 

Handset settings and Answering system settings in 

the Abridged user’s manual or the online Complete user’s manual for detailed 
instructions on setting all telephone features. 

Set date/time

Set the date/time before using the answering system.
1.

 MENU

 

->

 q or p -> Set date/time -> SELECT.

2.

 q or p to choose month, or enter the number -> SELECT.

3.

 q or p to choose day, or enter the number -> SELECT.

4.

 q or p to choose year, or enter the number -> SELECT.

5.

 q or p to choose hour, or enter the number -> SELECT.

6.

 q or p to choose minute, or enter the number -> SELECT.

7.

 q or p to choose AM or PM -> SELECT.

Record your own announcement

Your outgoing announcement plays when calls are answered by the answering 
system. You can use the preset announcement to answer calls, or replace it 
with your own recorded announcement.

1. 

MENU

 

->

 

q or p

 

->

 

Answering sys -> SELECT.

2.

 SELECT to select Announcement.

3.

 q or p -> �ecord annc -> SELECT.

4. Facing the handset, record your announcement and press 

5 to end recording.

Number of rings

You can set the answering system to answer an incoming call after 2, 3, 4, 5 or 
6 rings, or toll saver. If you choose toll saver, the answering system answers a 
call after 2 rings if you have new messages, and after 4 rings when there are 
no new messages. 
If you want the built-in answering system instead of the voicemail to answer 
a call, you should set the answering system to answer a call at least 2 rings 
before the voicemail is set to answer. Contact your telephone service provider 
for information on your voicemail settings.

1. 

MENU

 

->

 

q or p

 

->

 

Answering sys -> SELECT.

2.

 q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.

3.

 q or p -> # of rings -> SELECT.

4. q or p

 -> Choose among 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or Toll Saver -> SELECT.

Handset ringer volume

You can set the ringer volume level to one of the six levels or turn the  
ringer off. 
1.

 MENU -> q or p -> �ingers -> SELECT. 

2.

 SELECT to select �inger volume -> SELECT.

3.

 q or p to choose the desired level -> SELECT.

Language

If you want to change the display language, or you have accidentally changed 
the language and want to switch it back to English, follow the steps below.   
1.

 MENU -> q 7 times -> SELECT twice.

2.

 q or p to choose the desired language, or choose English if you want to 

   change the display language to English ->

 SELECT.

2

3

1. Plug the battery 

connector securely 
into the socket inside 
the handset battery 
compartment, matching 
the color-coded label. 
Insert the supplied 
battery with the label 
THIS SIDE UP facing up 
as indicated.

2. Align the cover 

flat against 
the battery 
compartment, 
then slide it 
upwards until it 
clicks into place.

Handset 

Telephone base

 


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Telephone operation

Operation

Steps

Making a call

Press 

PHONE or  /SPEA�E�

SPEA�E� -> Enter the telephone 

number.

On-hook dialing 
(predialing)

Enter the telephone number -> Press 

PHONE or  

/SPEA�E�

SPEA�E� to call. 

Answering a call  Press  PHONE or  /SPEA�E�

SPEA�E�, or press any dialing keys 

(

0-9, TONE   or #).

Ending a call

Press 

OFF or return the handset to the telephone base 

or charger.

Speakerphone

During a call, press 

/SPEA�E�

SPEA�E� to switch between 

handsfree speakerphone and normal handset use.

Redial

Press 

�EDIAL repeatedly to select the desired entry ->  

PHONE or  /SPEA�E�

SPEA�E� to call.

Volume control

Press 

VOLUMEq to decrease or press VOLUMEp to 

increase the listening volume during a call. 

Call waiting 

(Requires subscription 
from telephone 
service provider)

Press 

FLASH to put current call on hold and to take the 

new call; press again to switch back and forth between 
calls. 

Caller ID

This product supports caller ID services offered by most telephone service providers. 
The telephone stores caller ID information for the last 50 incoming calls in the 
telephone base. This information is common to all handsets.

Missed call indicator

When a handset is in idle mode and has new or missed calls, its screen shows 
XX Missed calls
You can erase the missed call indicator either by reviewing the call log one by 
one, or by pressing and holding 

CANCEL on the handset in idle mode. 

Review and dial a number in the call log

1. 

CID in idle mode -> q or p to scroll through the list.

2.

   PHONE or  /SPEA�E� to call when the desired entry is displayed. 

Caller ID announce

When this feature is on and you have an incoming call, the handset and/or 

base speaks “Call from...” and the name of the caller based on the directory 

or caller ID information. You can turn this feature off for the base or each 

individual handset, or both.

1. 

MENU -> q or p

 -> 

Settings -> SELECT.

2. q or p -> 

Caller ID annc -> SELECT

3. q or p to choose 

HANDSET or BASE -> SELECT.

4. q or p to choose 

On or Off -> SELECT

Directory

The directory can store up to 50 entries, which are shared by all system handsets.

Operation

Steps

Adding an entry

1. 

MENU. 

2. q or p

 -> Directory -> SELECT.

3. q or p

 -> Add contact -> SELECT.

4. Enter a telephone number up to 30 digits ->

 SELECT.

5.

 Enter a name up to 15 characters -> SELECT.

Searching/dialing 
an entry

1. 

DI� in idle mode.

2. Press q or p

 to browse through the directory, or press 

the dialing keys (

0-9) to start a name search. 

3. Press 

PHONE or  /SPEA�E� to call. 

Answering system

About answering system and voicemail

Your telephone has separate indicators for two different types of voice messages: 
those left on the built-in answering system and those left at your telephone 
service provider’s voicemail. To listen to messages recorded on the built-in 
answering system, refer to the 

Message playback section below; to listen to 

voicemail, contact your telephone service provider for more information.

Turn answering system on/off

The answering system must be turned on to answer and record messages. 
Press 

/ANSWE� ON on the telephone base to turn the built-in answering 

system on or off. 

When it is turned on, the 

/ANSWE� ON light on the telephone base turns on 

and 

ANS ON displays on the handset. 

Message alert tone

When this feature is on, and there is at least one new message, the telephone 
base beeps every 10 seconds. 

1. 

MENU

 

->

 

q or p

 

->

 

Answering sys -> SELECT.

2.

 q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.

3.

 q or p -> Msg alert tone -> SELECT.

4. q or p

 -> On or Off -> SELECT.

Call screening

Use this feature to choose whether incoming messages can be heard over the 
telephone base speaker when they are being recorded. If you turn call screening 
on, you hear the incoming message. While monitoring an incoming message, you 
can answer the call by pressing 

PHONE or  /SPEA�E�

SPEA�E� on the handset. 

1. 

MENU ->

 

q or p

 

->

 

Answering sys -> SELECT.

2.

 q or p -> Ans sys setup -> SELECT.

3.

 SELECT to select Call screening.

4. q or p

 -> choose On or Off -> SELECT.

Message playback

Using the telephone base:
Press 

/PLAY

 

when the telephone base is in idle mode. 

Using a handset:
Press 

MENU

 

twice when the handset is in idle mode. 

Options during playback

Feature

On the telephone base

On a handset

Adjust playback volume

Press q

/VOL/p

Press q

VOLUME or 

pVOLUME

Stop playback

Press 

/STOP

Press 

5

Skip to the next message

Press 

/S�IP

Press 

6

Repeat the message

Press 

/�EPEAT

Press 

4

Play the previous message

Press 

/�EPEAT twice 

Press 

twice

Delete the message

Press 

X/DELETE

Press 

DELETE

For more detailed instructions, please refer to the Abridged user’s manual 
provided in your package, or for a full set of installation and operation 
instructions, refer to the online 

CL82101/CL82201/CL82301/CL82351/

CL82401/CL82451/CL82501/CL82551/CL82601 DECT 6.0 cordless 
telephone/answering system with caller ID/call waiting
 Complete user’s 
manual at 

www.telephones.att.com/manuals

For customer service or product information, visit our website at  

www.telephones.att.com

 or call  

1 (800) 222-3111

. In Canada, dial  

1 (866) 288-4268

.

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Advanced American Telephones, San Antonio, TX 78219.  

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