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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For customer service or product information, visit our website at
www.telephones.att.com or call 1 (800) 222-3111. In
Canada, dial 1 (866) 288-4268.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire or injury to persons or damage to
the telephone, read and follow these instructions carefully:
• Use only alkaline 9V batteries (size 1604A, purchased separately).
• Do not dispose of the battery in a fire. Like other batteries of this type,
it could explode if burned. Check with local codes for special disposal
• Do not open or mutilate the battery. Released electrolyte is corrosive and may
cause damage to the eyes or skin. It may be toxic if swallowed.
• Exercise care in handling batteries in order not to create a short circuit. Do
not allow conductive materials such as rings, bracelets, or keys to touch the
battery. The battery or conductor may overheat and cause harm.
• Use the battery identified for use with this product only in accordance with
the instructions and limitations specified in this manual.
• Observe proper polarity orientation between the battery and metallic
• Do not disassemble your telephone. There are no user-serviceable parts
inside. Refer to qualified service personnel for servicing.
Do you receive DSL, (Digital subscriber line,) service for high-
speed internet access through your telephone line(s) from your
telephone company? If so, you will need to add either DSL
splitters and/or microfilters to your installation. See page 9 of the
installation guide.