The most common question we get is how to change the time on a phone system to accommodate daylight savings time. The sections below contain information or links to the procedure for the listed systems.

Your voice mail system time is associated with the time on your phone system. If you change the time on your phone system it should change the time on your voice mail system as well. If you find the time on your voice mail messages is off, please contact us for further assistance.

For more information about DST in general, and precise information about the time changes for this year and next, please visit: http://www.timeanddate.com/time/dst/
Toshiba Strata systems including: DK40, 40i, 424, 424i

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To change the time and date on a Toshiba DK phone systems, the change must be made at the first port on the system. This is usually the receptionist's phone; for example, extension number 200, 100, or 10. Your numbering plan may vary.

If your system is an Toshiba system, skip step 2 in each of the following procedures. To change the date:

  1. Press INTERCOM (or Primary DN or PDN)
  2. Press # (skip this step for some older systems)
  3. Dial 651
  4. Enter 6-digit date in the format YYMMDD (2 digit year, 2 digit month, 2 digit day)
  5. Press REDIAL
To change the time:
  1. Press INTERCOM (or Primary DN or PDN)
  2. Press # (skip this step for some older systems)
  3. Dial 652
  4. Enter 6-digit time in 24-hour format HHMMSS (2 digit hour, 2 digit minute, 2 digit
    second)
  5. Press REDIAL
To change the day of week:
  1. Press INTERCOM (or Primary DN or PDN)
  2. Press # (skip this step for some older systems)
  3. Dial 653
  4. Enter day of week where 1=Sunday, 2=Monday, etc.
  5. Press REDIAL

Toshiba CTX & CIX systems including: CIX40, CIX100, CIX670, CTX100, CTX28i, CTX670

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For Toshiba CTX and CIX systems, the change can be made at any LCD telephone.
To change the date:
  1. Press INTERCOM (or Primary DN or PDN)
  2. Press #
  3. Dial 651
  4. Enter 6-digit date in the format YYMMDD (2 digit year, 2 digit month, 2 digit day)
  5. Press #
  6. Press Spkr to return the phone to idle
To change the time:
  1. Press INTERCOM (or Primary DN or PDN)
  2. Press #
  3. Dial 652
  4. Enter 6-digit time in 24-hour format HHMMSS (2 digit hour, 2 digit minute, 2 digit
    second)
  5. Press #
  6. Press Spkr to return the phone to idle
The day-of-week is set automatically on the CTX systems.