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My cordless phones answer button no longer working,

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my cordless phones green answer button no longer working
JA: What's the brand/model of your phone system?
Customer: KX-TG8051E
JA: How long has this been going on with your phone system? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Started with one now several of a set of 5. Tried changing battery without effect
JA: Anything else you want the Phone Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Phone Systems
Expert:  Virtual-mod replied 8 months ago.

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I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.

Thank you!
Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

Is this a problem with trying to answer calls?

If you press the green/talk button, are you able to get a dial tone and make an outgoing call?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have seen quite a bit about failing keys on panosonic phones and remedies to fix them. As 3 out of 5 phones have gone the same way and as I found a good offer to replace them I have done that. So no need to pursue answer further
Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

Thank you,

yes it is possible for buttons to fail, but rare for that many to go all at once.

You can try popping the batteries out for a few minutes to reset them just to be safe, otherwise yes replacement is your best bet.

Thank you,