How to Delete Messages With a Full Uniden Answering Machine

By Peyton Brookes

Voicemail--developed by Gordon Mathews in 1979--got its first break in 1982 when manufacturers began marketing to wealthy corporations, according to Everything VoiceMail. Today, voicemail is a business and home staple that keeps important information on the go. Uniden offers several products with an integrated digital answering machine. The machine records your voice messages for you to hear at your leisure. When the machine becomes full with messages, you can no longer receive new ones. Removing old messages ensures you have maximum available recording time and that you don't miss an important messages.

Delete Messages During Playback

Step 1

Turn the answering machine on. Uniden answering machines that are integrated with cordless telephones are equipped with their own power buttons. Press the "Answer On/Off" key to ensure the machine is on.

Step 2

Press the play button. Your machine should begin message playback.

Step 3

Press the delete button. When you reach a message you would like removed, press the delete button on the cordless handset or the answering machine. Messages are permanently deleted.

Delete All Messages

Step 1

Press the delete key when the phone is in stand-by mode. Wait for the voice to say "To delete all messages, press delete again."

Step 2

Press delete again. Each message on your Uniden system should be removed.

Step 3

Confirm the deletion. The answering machine should display "0" messages. If not, repeat the process until the messages are gone.