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scottsal
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« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2018, 06:39:04 am »

My registered 200 is not showing the green light for the phone . (Power and Internet look fine) . From reading this post, it would seem my first course of action is to install the new firmware, but I haven't received the 'yellow triangle' for any firmware upgrades and attempts to manually try this get the oft-mentioned checksum errors.  I configured the auto provisioning to 'startup' and disabled the router F/W and rebooted. Also my phone is not showing up on the list of devices, but when I attempt to add it , still nothing happens- I dial the **5 5460 but there's no dial tone or any sign of life . The add device routine finally times out. Any advice? Best, Scott
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RFC3261
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« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2018, 11:53:37 am »

Any advice?
I would remove the OBi from the dashboard, and do a (push button) factory reset on that OBi.  If the phone lights still do not come on, check to see if you have another power adapter that meets the specs (12V DC, 1A (or greater)) [I suppose you could try that first].
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scottsal
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« Reply #42 on: May 24, 2018, 12:13:24 pm »

Thanks, Yes I did all of those things but to no avail. One thing to note is that on my dashboard a 'soft phone' still shows up and I can't delete it. Not sure what that's about but I did delete the desk phone.
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drgeoff
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« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2018, 12:34:33 pm »

Thanks, Yes I did all of those things but to no avail. One thing to note is that on my dashboard a 'soft phone' still shows up and I can't delete it. Not sure what that's about but I did delete the desk phone.
Do not worry about the softphone.  That is normal as is the inability to delete it.  It can be hidden, but not deleted.  The softphone has no impact on your OBi hardware device or its configuration.
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drgeoff
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« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2018, 12:47:15 pm »

I dial the **5 5460 but there's no dial tone or any sign of life .
Do you get dial tone when you take the phone off-hook?
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scottsal
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« Reply #45 on: May 24, 2018, 12:53:07 pm »

No, there's no dial tone and so the numbers that I dial are probably not going anywhere. I may just have a unit that has given it up.
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drgeoff
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« Reply #46 on: May 24, 2018, 01:23:12 pm »

No, there's no dial tone and so the numbers that I dial are probably not going anywhere. I may just have a unit that has given it up.
Check that the phone and cord are not the problem.  Either try with another phone and cord or take your phone and cord elsewhere to a known working phone socket.

If you prove the phone and cord are not the problem, then the OBi is kaput.  An Obi only requires power to give dial tone.  Doesn't even need an ethernet cable plugged in.

Did you ever have the OBi connected to house phone wiring?  Never do that unless the house wiring has definitely been properly disconnected from any external phone service wiring
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scottsal
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« Reply #47 on: May 24, 2018, 06:47:25 pm »

Thanks I'll give that a try after the weekend and report back.  Funny thing is I just saw an offer come across for a new 200 for 34.99- I'll most likely go for that just in case.
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scottsal
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« Reply #48 on: June 01, 2018, 11:42:33 am »

As a follow-up, it was indeed the phone. I still haven't received any of the new firmware updates, but the new phone and a factory reset seemed to do the trick. Thanks to all for your expertise!
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LingYang
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« Reply #49 on: August 02, 2018, 12:06:50 pm »

Can someone (hero) from this forum post the link to most current firmware for OBi5xxx, I believe it is 4.05 (Build 5903EX)  TIA.
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David_G
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« Reply #50 on: August 03, 2018, 08:06:10 am »

I had a problem with my Obi 202 recently when it tried to auto update.  It appeared to be bricked, but after a lot of searching, I was able to get it manually updated to OBi202-3-2-2-5859EX-198839.  Afterwards, my Google Voice (Line 2) works fine, but I also have ObiBT (Bluetooth) on Line 1, and it has some problems.  Anytime I try to call out on Line 1, it goes haywire.  The Line 1 and Power LED both go out, I'll get a buzzing sound in the receiver, then both lines appear to got out, and finally the device resets.  I can receive Bluetooth calls on Line 1 just fine.  After some experimenting, I discovered I can select Line 2 (Google Voice), then dial **8 followed by the phone #, and it will place the call over Bluetooth.  After reading these forum posts, I now believe it's a firmware problem, but I have questions.

1.  Can I downgrade the firmware?
2.  If so, what version do I need, and where can I get it?
3.  What steps do I need to perform to prevent it from auto-updating?

I know someone has already posted an answer to #3, but I have no idea where those settings are located, so I need help locating them.
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