The Vtech ip8300 infoPhone is a LandLine Cordless Phone System with extra feature that allows users to access online content such as Yahoo!. The phone equipped with base station as a medium to connect to existing LAN through Ethernet port.
To use the Yahoo! features on this phone, you press the Orange Info button above the navkey. This brings up a menu with five icons that include Weather, Yahoo! Local Search, Channels, Call History and Settings. Call History and Settings are just links into the menu off the main Home screen. Weather, Yahoo! Local Search and Channels are the features that require the base station to be connected to your LAN for internet access. Without that connection, you won’t see those icons and will see an error on the handset screen.