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BT 8500 Advanced Call Blocker DECT Telephone - Single

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About this product


  • Block 1000 individual numbers
  • Block calls by type – mobile, withheld, payphone, area code, international
  • 1.8’’ Colour Screen

Product overview

• Block 1000 individual numbers
• Block calls by type – mobile, withheld, payphone, area code, international
• 1.8’’ Colour Screen
• Automatically copies contacts between handsets
• 60 minutes of messages on the answer phone
• Powered by Truecall
• Uses multi-award winning trueCall call blocking technology
• Blocks up to 100% of nuisance calls

Even more advanced call blocking

Block by number - The BT8500 can block 1000 individual numbers meaning that you really can avoid speaking to the people you don’t want to.

Block by type - With the BT8500 you can choose the type of calls you want to block. For example mobile, international, withheld, unknown or payphone numbers can all be blocked. Plus you can even block numbers by area code or suffix.

Do Not Disturb - For those times when you just want some peace and quiet, switch on Do Not Disturb so that your phone won't ring or light up. If you want key friends and family to still get through they can do, by tagging them as VIP's in your address book.

Quality, Built-In

The modern stylish design makes this phone a great addition to any room, whilst only taking up minimal space.
Large 1.8" full graphic display that is easy to read. See instantly how many voice messages, missed calls or text messages you have. Large enough screen for text messaging.
Specifically designed to give a clearer sound meaning you won't miss a word. Designed and stringently tested in the UK to ensure all phones meet our high standards
The buttons have been thoroughly tested to ensure the 1000th press is the same as your first
The backlit keypad makes it easy to see the keys at any time of day with it’s ambient glow.

Easy to use

With the BT8500 you can save up to 200 contacts, letting you keep track of all your favourite people. All these contacts are automatically copied to all of your handsets, ensuring you always have the numbers you need.
Visual Voicemail

See a list of who's called you, and choose which message to listen to first.

We've also made it easy to divert calls to your mobile or other numbers when you are away from home. Or if you want to have a 3 way call the BT8500 helps you get it set up in a few simple steps.

Extra Answer Machine Features

Save up to 60 minutes of messages.
Record your own greeting or choose one of ours.
Hear who's calling you before you pick
Choose how many rings you want before the machine picks up
Don't miss important messages when you are away from home, access your messages remotely.

Need a Phone in More Than One Room?

You can get our twin, trio or quad packs should you need additional handsets for other rooms. Whichever pack you buy you will only need one telephone socket in your home to work all the handsets.
What's in the (Recyclable) Box?

One base unit
Power plugs for any extra handsets
Hear who's calling you before you pick
One telephone line cord
One handset or more (depending on the pack size you go for)
Rechargeable batteries (already fitted in the handsets)
A quick start guide

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! What can we say? Except buy this phone if you want peace and quiet from all those annoying tele sales. Peace and quiet reigns in our house now due to this phone. We have gone from up to 10 a day (not joking!) to none getting through. I did wonder if it would claim to do all it said on the box, but it does exactly all that. Excellent item.
Date published: 2015-04-01
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can i divert my calls to a mobile

Asked by: dan b
As per the products description; 'We've also made it easy to divert calls to your mobile or other numbers when you are away from home. Or if you want to have a 3 way call the BT8500 helps you get it set up in a few simple steps.'
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-07-25

do you pay extra for the blocking service on the BT8500

Asked by: HERBY
the blocking service is free as it is part of the phone.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-05-01

Can this phone block outgoing calls?

Asked by: Matt
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-10

BT 8500 why the talk life is short and where can I get better rechargeable batteries so that the talk life can be longer?

Asked by: skylion
Talk time is 21 hours continuous use without charging. This should be more than enough for everyday use. We cannot advise on using alternate batteries.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-25

Price of quad set of the BT8500 call blocker telephones, please.

Asked by: Robbie
I have copied the link to the items you described.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-11-13

How long are the cords to the phone jack and socket?

Asked by: Susan
The length of the mains power cable is 1m.
Answered by: PaulaC
Date published: 2015-07-17

What it the maximum number of handsets can be connected to the single base unit?

Asked by: Cynique
The maximum number of handsets is 6.
Answered by: PaulaC
Date published: 2016-03-01

Do you need to subscribe to BT call blocker service with this phone. Thank you.
Asked by: Tony
This is the information I've taken from BT's website on this product. *You must subscribe to a Caller Display service from your network provider for the block nuisance calls feature to work. **Charges may apply. Some Service Providers do not charge for this feature whilst others do, but you do require Caller Display from your service provider so the call blocker can see the numbers are coming through so you can block it, without it the phone wont have the number visible.
Answered by: JH
Date published: 2016-06-22
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