How to Install an AT&T 1070 Phone

by Ricky Gee

The AT&T 1070 is a corded, four-line telephone with a built-in speakerphone. The 1070 also features a headset jack, caller ID, call waiting and the ability to expand into a networked system of up to 16 phones. To install an AT&T 1070, choose whether you want to use the phone with four one-line jacks or two two-line jacks. Use the included power adapter and phone cords to hook up your 1070.

Four One-line Jack Setup

1

Plug one end of the included power adapter into the AT&T 1070 and the other end into an electrical outlet.

2

Replace the one-line jacks for lines one and four with two-line jack adapters. Unscrew the one-line jacks and remove the connecting wires. Connect the wires to the appropriate terminals on the two-line adapter -- the color of the wire matches the color of the terminal. Screw the two-line jack adapter into the wall.

3

Plug one end of a phone cord into the L1/L2 jack on the back of the phone. Plug the other end into the first jack of the line one adapter.

4

Plug one end of a phone cord into the L3/L4 jack on the back of the phone. Plug the other end into the first jack of the line four adapter.

5

Plug one end of a short phone cord into the second jack of the line one adapter. Plug the other end into the line two jack.

6

Plug one end of a short phone cord into the second jack of the line four adapter. Plug the other end into the line three jack.

Two Two-line Jack Setup

1

Plug one end of the included power adapter into the AT&T 1070 and the other end into an electrical outlet.

2

Plug one end of a phone cord into the L1/L2 jack on the back of the phone. Plug the other end into the jack for lines one and two.

3

Plug one end of a phone cord into the L3/L4 jack on the back of the phone. Plug the other end into the jack for lines three and four.

Tip

  • check Consult the manual for your AT&T; 1070 for additional setup configurations.

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