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
Call transfer
Transfer a call
You can transfer a call to any other system phone.
Once you transfer a call, it can be picked up at
any other system phone, not just at the extension
you called.
NOTE:: If a transferred call is not picked up
within 20 minutes, the phone will automatically
disconnect the call.
Blind transfer
While on a call:
1. Press [TRANSFER]. The outside call will
automatically be put on hold. You will see
TRANSFER LINE#Y TO (with Y being the line in
use) on the third line of the display.
2. Press the one-touch button for the destination
extension for the call.
Dial the destination extension number to which
you’re transferring the call. You will see the
extension number in the fourth line of the
3. Hang up.
Your phone reminds you with a double-beep every
30 seconds when a transferred call has not been
answered (To turn off the reminder beep, see
HOLD REMINDER on page 36 of the installation
NOTE:: If you do not dial an extension
within 10 seconds, the transfer is automatically
canceled. The call is still on hold. Press the
corresponding LINE key to resume the call.
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