Why Is My VTech Phone Not Ringing

VTech is a global leader in developing creativity, technology and learning. It offers education-themed products and wireless phone products for children of all ages. Its major brand names include VTech, Toteboo, Kid Connections and V.Smile. It also sells its own range of keyboard attachments for smartphones to make typing simpler for children to learn how to type on smartphones.

On December 10th 2016, it was announced that Vtech lost access to their database of customer information which included personal records and payment card details on a number of its brands including the popular Barbie line of phones by a hacker known as “The Impact Team” or ” delete boys “.

Between November 14 and 17, the hacker group released over 2.2 million records belonging to Vtech customers and members of its InnoTab forum, a majority of which contained names and address information, password security questions and answers, software download information, IP addresses and email addresses.

Vtech’s customers were left in a state of shock following the hacking incident that took place in November when it was announced that their personal data including names, physical address, email addresses and passwords were leaked online.

 Why Is My VTech Phone Not Ringing?

Vtech phone is still not ring/not ringing on Whats app.On Whats App there is also notification that this person you are trying to contact is using VTech phones. Vtech Phone is Not Ringing on Whats App – There might be few issues with the Vtech phone.

Here are few points that you need to check before moving further.

1)I am sure you have already checked your Vtech Phone at least 5 times.

You might be thinking that your phone is not ringing because of charging issue/sim card issue/sim number issue..blah blah… Let’s think out of box and check few other things before assuming any other issues or calling customer care.

2) Go to bottom of the screen and tap on ‘More’ option.Then tap on ‘Settings’.

 3) Then tap on ‘Multimedia messages’

Here you should be getting option ‘Use Viber Out’.If you are getting any other option,then you need to follow below steps.

4)Go to Viber icon from your home screen and tap on it.Then tap on More icon from left top corner.Then tap on Settings .

5) Then Tap on ‘Outgoing call’ and select the option which is not available in your device.I have selected ‘Viber Out’ in this case.

Now Try to send a message through Whats App and check if the phone is ringing or calls are going through Viber out number. If you are getting any other option than ‘Viber Out’,then this is another issue with the phone.

See also  Can An Oven Explode?

6) If you are getting other options like ‘SIMcard’ or ‘Call (Here)’ and tapping on it, than your sim card might not be properly installed.

Tap on the simcard icon and select the option(if any).Try to do same thing again..but this time tap on button which is available where you see ‘SIMcard’ tag. If you are not having this option, then proceed further.

7) Go to home screen and tap on App icon(do not tap on Whats app itself…just tap on App icon).

 8) Then tap on Settings…

9)Go to ‘Security’ section and tap on ‘Forget’ button

Now try to send a message through Whats App, if it still not working.

If this issue is resolved here,then go to next step..

10) Check internet connectivity of your device or check Wi-Fi signal.This might be the main reason for this issue. Turn off all the gadgets in your house and test internet connection again.(Alternate ways are mentioned further down the post,if this doesn’t work).

11) If you have recently installed Whats app for this Vtech phone and it is not working.

If you are unable to send a message or receive a message from your friends, then follow below steps.

12) Go to Settings.

13) On Settings screen, tap on ‘Account’.

14) Then tap on ‘Delete account’ button.

15) Now try sending a message through Whats App..!!!

16)If you are still facing the same issue, then you need to factory reset your device.Follow below steps to factory reset…

17) Tap on App icon..than tap on Settings icon and again tap on Clear cache/Clear data button(if any).

18) After clearing data, follow below steps.

19) Go to home screen and tap on App icon.(Do not tap on Whats app itself…just tap on App icon).

20) Then tap on Settings icon.

21) Tap on ‘Back up and reset’ option.

22) After that,tap on ‘Factory data reset’option.

23) Now confirm your action by tapping on Reset phone option.

24) If you have installed Whats app recently, then there are chances that another application is interfering with the process of sending message or receiving message for this device.   This can be a virus in your system or any other application that is using the same network for sending or receiving messages.

Now the app will reset and wipe out any other application that was preventing you from sending or receiving a message via Whats App. If the issue is still not resolved, then proceed to messaging settings.

25) Tap on Settings, tap on ‘Messages’ option and tap on ‘Email’ option.

See also  Food Processor vs Stand Mixer

26) Now tap. ‘Cancel Email’ button..now try to send message through Whats App after completing this process..!!! Problems Solved!! Markedly Tip To Fix Vtech Phone From Not Ringing On Whats app.

1. You can also follow steps given below if you are not getting any response from customer care of VTech.. 

2. Check your internet connection

3. Check Wi-Fi signal.

4. If you are using a VTech phone for the first time and issues with it..then follow below steps.. 

How do I get my VTech phone to ring?

1) Make sure you have the latest version of the app. For example; if you are using Whats App v2.11.164 or Whats App v2.11.169, then you can’t see name or profile pics in your chat list. If you see these features, then upgrade to the latest version of Whats App by tapping on Apps > Menu > Whats App updates (on BlackBerry Z10) > Check for updates (Android and iPhone).

2 Settings: Access Settings by clicking the gear icon on your device’s home screen. Select Application settings and toggle Message preview off, if it’s currently enabled.

3 Call log: You can access call logs by clicking the phone icon on your home screen. If you have a VTech phone with a case, you might need to remove the case first.

4 Settings: Access Settings menu by clicking the gear icon on your device’s home screen. Select Application settings and toggle Message preview off, if it’s currently enabled.

5 Remember: Your VTech phone can be set to go to sleep at a specific time of day if you’ve updated the software. However, it may take up to three minutes for your VTech phone to reach that state — so make sure it has plenty of battery power during this time.

Why is my home phone not ringing when someone calls me?

1) On the Phone app, tap Menu > Settings > Voicemail number.

2) Slide the Voicemail number slider to on, enter your voicemail number and tap OK.

3) Restart your home phone and then make a test call to it from another phone.

If you answered Yes to one or all of the above questions, please follow below steps: 

Why is my Vtech phone not ringing?

1) Tap on Phone icon in your home screen and set a default ringtone for this Vtech device.   (Settings > Ringtone). You may need to follow below steps..

2) Tap on Settings > Phone > Ringtone and set a default ringtone for this Vtech device.   (Settings > Ringtone). You may need to follow below steps..

See also  Kohl’s Reintroduces Sonoma Brand

3) Now set the default ringtone of your Vtech phone to something other than your VTech phone’s ringtone.   (Settings > Ringtone).

If you followed above steps, then still unable to get any response from customer care of VTech for getting your problem resolved, then it is time for you to contact VTech Customer Care service by calling your nearest service center.

How do I fix my VTech phone from not ringing?

1) Make sure you have the latest version of the app. For example; if you are using Whats App v2.11.164 or Whats App v2.11.169, then you can’t see name or profile pics in your chat list. If you see these features, then upgrade to the latest version of Whats App by tapping on Apps > Menu > Whats App updates (on BlackBerry Z10) > Check for updates (Android and iPhone).

2 Settings: Access Settings by clicking the gear icon on your device’s home screen. Select Application settings and toggle Message preview off, if it’s currently enabled.

3 Call log: You can access call logs by clicking the phone icon on your home screen.

How do I take my VTech phone off silent mode?

1) On your VTech phone, go to Settings and select Ringtone.

2) You can then use all the normal ringtone and notification options.

3) You can even change this setting to a silent mode during the day but you will have sound at night. Tap Settings > Sounds > My VTech Phone > Silent Mode and/or tap Ringer off, if it’s currently enabled. 

Why does my handset not ring?

1) Check your internet connection.

2) Check Wi-Fi signal.

3) Make sure there is no audio on the VTech device. You can also try listening to an audio file such as a ringtone, white noise or MP3 file.

4) If you are using a VTech phone for the first time and issues with it..then follow below steps.. You can also see troubleshooting process given below..

5 Settings: Access Settings by clicking the gear icon on your device’s home screen. Select Application settings and toggle Message preview off, if it’s currently enabled. 

6 Call log: You can access call logs by clicking the phone icon on your home screen.

Conclusion:

If all the above steps didn’t solve your problem for getting your VTech phone to ring, then contact VTech Customer Care service by calling your nearest service center. If you can’t get any response from customer care of VTech, then there is only one option left and that is to get your VTech phone serviced.