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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Using a 1080 mailbox
Listening to messages - internal
If a 1040 phone is assigned to a 1080 system
extension mailbox, the screen will display the
number of new and all messages you have. You
will see DTAD: XX/YY, with XX being the number
of new, (unplayed,) messges, and YY the number
of all messages. Follow the steps below to access
the 1080 system extension mailbox to play back
your messages.
1. Press [INTERCOM], then [0] on a 1040 system
If you want to alert the person at the 1080
mailbox extension before starting internal ac-
cess on a 1040 extension, you can make a
single page to the 1080 mailbox (page 42).
2. Enter the three-digit remote access code (111
unless you have changed it, see the installation
3. Enter commands (See the list below).
4. Press [INTERCOM] on the 1040 system exten-
sion to end the internal access and save all
undeleted messages.
Play all messages
[1] [*]
Press to play all extension messages for this 1040
Play new messages
Press to play new extension messages for this
1040 extension.
Replay current
message and replay
previous message
Press within 3 seconds of the message playing to
go back to the previous message. Press after 3
seconds of the message playing to repeat the
message currently playing.
Skip to next message
Press during playback to skip the current message
and advance to the next message.
Delete message(s)
[#] [#]
Press during playback to delete the current message.
Press to stop any operation (e.g. stop playback,
stop recording).
Record a memo
[9] to begin recording
[8] to stop recording
Press [9], wait for beep then begin speaking. Press
[8] to stop recording.
NOTE: If there is
no command entered
for 10 seconds,
Remote operation
will be announced. If
there is no command
entered for another
10 seconds, the inter-
nal access call will
end automatically.
Delete all message(s)
[#] [
Press to delete all messages for this 1040 exten-