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Why Won’t My Telephone Work?

Telephone Repair – do a little common sense trouble shooting before your call.

If you hear noise on your line, it may be caused by the weather, poor grounding, electrical interference or other conditions beyond your control. There is nothing you can do but wait and try later.

If you hear a rapid busy signal it means that all telephone circuits are busy or your telephone company is experiencing power outage or equipment problems. There is nothing you can do but wait and try later.

Why Won’t My Telephone Work? It has no dial tone when I pick it up.

That depends on whether the problem is in your telephone set, in the wiring inside your home, or in the outside lines and switching equipment that provide you with service. A few do it yourself tests may save you time and money:

  • Check to see if all telephones in your home have been hung up properly.
  • Check that both ends of the cable are securely plugged into the jack and the phone.
  • Check that the cable to the handset is securely plugged in at both ends.
  • Check that the contact or plunger under the handset is not dirty or stuck.
  • Unplug it and try another jack or go to a friend’s home and plug it in. If it doesn’t work there, you probably have a phone equipment problem.
  • If still no dial tone it’s time to have your phone replaced or repaired.

Why won’t my cell phone work?

That depends on whether the problem is in your cell phone or your cell service provider. A few do it yourself tests may save you time and money:

  • Is your cell phone tuned off?
  • Is your cell phone battery dead (needs a recharge)?
  • Are you out of range of a cell tower?
  • Are you in an area of poor or blocked reception?
  • Take the back off and reseat the battery. This will cause the cell phone to reboot and run its own diagnostic.
  • If still no dial tone it’s time to have your cell phone replaced or repaired.

Why won’t my tablet work?

That depends on whether the problem is in your tablet or your Wi-Fi service. A few do it yourself tests may save you time and money:

  • Is your tablet tuned off?
  • Is your tablet battery dead (needs a recharge)?
  • Are you out of range of a Wi-Fi service?
  • Are you in an area of poor or blocked Wi-Fi service?
  • Take the back off and reseat the battery. This will cause the tablet to reboot and run its own diagnostic.
  • If still no luck it’s time to have your tablet replaced or repaired

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