Out of 28 Ratings

Owner's of the AT&T Telephone 1040 gave it a score of 4.0 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.96 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.07 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.12 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.04 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.9 out of 5
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Telephone operation
Basic phone operation
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To make a call:
1. Lift the handset.
2. Dial a number.
To override automatic line selection, press the
LINE button for the line you wish to select, then
lift the handset.
To answer a call, lift the handset.
To hang up, place the handset on the base.
To make a call:
1. Press and release the desired LINE button or
[ SPEAKER]. The SPEAKER light goes on.
2. Wait for a dial tone, then dial the number.
To answer a call, press [ SPEAKER] or press
the LINE button of the incoming call.
To end the call, press [ SPEAKER].
• If SPEAKERPHONE is selected in the AUTOMATIC
MODE menu (page 39 of the installation guide),
pressing any line key will select the line and acti-
vate the speakerphone. If HEADSET is selected in
the AUTOMATIC MODE menu and a headset is
connected, pressing any LINE key will select the
line and activate the headset.
• If HEADSET is programmed as the default mode,
you must press [ SPEAKER]. to activate the
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