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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Getting started
This AT&T Small Business System is expandable to a 16-extension telephone
system. The 1040 telephone is compatible with 1070 and 1080 telephones.
For details, see the Installation Guide. This system is not compatible with any
other AT&T 4-line small business telephones, except for the 1070 and 1080
The 1040 telephone is hearing-aid compatible and can be connected to up
to four incoming telephone lines. This telephone features a speakerphone
for handsfree use and a headset jack compatible with most two-band 2.5mm
headsets (sold separately). There are two additional ports available for
connecting the telephone to another device such as a fax machine or modem.
The 1040 allows paging, intercom and call transfers between system telephones
and is capable of connecting three parties in the same conference call.
This telephone also features a 32-number one- and two-touch memory for
faster dialing.
If there is a 1080 telephone in your system that is an auto attendant, it may
record messages for your set.
The 1040 telephone is compatible with Centrex service. Centrex is a special
subscriber service which may be available from your local telephone company
for a fee. If you subscribe to Centrex service, refer to the Centrex operation
section (page 47).
This user's manual contains detailed instructions for using your AT&T Small
Business System 1040 telephone. Please read this manual before using this
1040 telephone.