Out of 6 Ratings

Owner's of the AT&T Answering Machine Digital Answering Machine gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.17 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.33 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.17 out of 5
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Record memos
A memo can be up to 3 minutes and is stored as an incoming message.
Press MEMO/REPEAT. The system announces, “Record after the tone. Press
STOP when you are done,“ followed by a long beep. Speak toward the answering
To stop recording, press PLAY/STOP. The system saves the memo and plays
a long beep.
To play a memo, press PLAY/STOP.
Answer calls
When the system answers a call, the caller hears the outgoing announcement
followed by a beep. After the beep, the system begins recording the caller’s
message. A caller can leave a message of up to three minutes. If the message is
longer than three minutes, or if the caller is silent for more than seven consecutive
seconds, the system hangs up followed by a beep. If the system runs out of
memory, it announces, “Memory is full” and beeps twice. Then after about 10
seconds, the system announces, ”The machine will now hang up,” then hangs up.
Call screening
The call screening feature lets you listen at the answering system to a caller leaving
a message. If the answering system is on, the incoming message broadcasts through
the speaker when a call is answered by the answering system.
Options while a message is being recorded:
Press VOLUME to adjust the call screening volume.
Press PLAY/STOP to stop the message recording.
Call intercept
When a caller is leaving a message on your answering system, you can talk to the
caller by answering a call using any telephone on the same line.
When you take the call, the answering system beeps and stops recording. If the
system does not disconnect immediately, press and release the telephone switch hook.
Caller ID number announce
This system can announce the caller’s telephone number between the second and
third ring (see Feature setup and Feature summary on pages 3 and 4 to turn this
feature on or off).
NOTE: You must subscribe to caller ID service from your telephone service provider for this feature
to work. There may be a fee for this service, and it may not be available in all areas.
Store caller number
When this feature is on, the system announces the caller’s number before playing
back a message (see Feature setup and Feature summary on pages 3 and 4 to
turn this feature on or off).
Accept blocked calls
When this feature is turned on, the system answers and records messages from
any caller. When this feature is turned off, the system responds to blocked calls
(from callers who have chosen to block their numbers from identification) with the
announcement, “We’re sorry. Blocked calls to this number cannot be accepted.”
The system then hangs up without recording any incoming messages (see Feature
setup and Feature summary on pages 3 and 4 to turn this feature on or off).