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How can I talk on my home phone with privacy of parents? - July 7th 2009, 04:27 PM

I have a Panasonic kx-tga650b gigarange supreme 5.8GHz home phone. and I want to talk to my girlfreind without my parents picking up the other phone and listening to our conversation. How can i talk with privacy.

+I cant use my cell phone
+There is a button on the phone that says "privacy" but Im not sure if it works.
   
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Re: How can I talk on my home phone with privacy of parents? - July 7th 2009, 04:49 PM

Is it cordless? if so, then just take both :P or try the privacy button. or point out to your parents that you're legally entitled to your privacy (or you are if you're in the UK)


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Re: How can I talk on my home phone with privacy of parents? - July 7th 2009, 05:36 PM

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Call Privacy Call Privacy allows you to prevent other users from joining your conversation with an outside caller.
To allow other users to join your conversation, leave this feature off. This feature is only available for the handset. To turn the Call Privacy feature on
1. Press [MENU] during an outside call.
2. Press [2] to select “2=Privacy on”.
• “PRIVACY” is displayed when this feature is turned on. To turn this feature off, press [2] to select “2=Privacy off” in step 2.
• In step 2, you can also select “2=Privacy on” or “2=Privacy off” by pressing [d] or [b] then pressing the soft key ( ).
• While the Call Privacy feature is turned on, other users cannot join the conversation.
• Call Privacy will turn off after you hang up the call.
Source: Online User Manual and Guide for Panasonic KX-TGA650 Cordless Expansion Handset by FixYa, Page #65


   
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Re: How can I talk on my home phone with privacy of parents? - July 15th 2009, 03:27 PM

taking into account what Adz found, i would use the privacy button. if your parents do pick up the phone, often it creates static or some noise on the line, or even a clunk when they pick up the phone (if it's corded). so if you know they've picked up the phone, tell your girlfriend you'll be right back and tell whoever picked it up that you're already on the phone. if they were listening, they'll probably be embarrassed and put it down. and if they tell you that they were listening to your conversation, you are well entitled to get very mad at them and have an argument. you might want to hang up the eavesdropper's phone first, so your girlfriend won't hear.
like jessy said, you are entitled to privacy. i believe it's under the human rights act, but someone should check
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Re: How can I talk on my home phone with privacy of parents? - July 16th 2009, 06:07 AM

talk on skype?? its free if its skype to skype
   
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