Out of 48 Ratings

Owner's of the AT&T Answering Machine 1719 gave it a score of 3.8 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.9 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.96 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.02 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.81 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.47 out of 5
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Feature Setup
1 To enter Feature Setup mode, press
and hold S until the system
announces “Number of rings is…
2 Press and release S until the
system announces the feature you
want to set.
3 Press and release a or
r until the system
announces the setting you want.
Refer to the Feature Summary
for options.
4 Press and release S to set up
the next feature listed on the
Feature Summary
— OR —
Press and release P to exit
Feature Setup.
The new settings will be saved.
5 After you have selected the feature
options, you can review the settings
by pressing and releasing S.
When any feature is on, the Message Window displays
When any feature is off, the Message Window displays
Feature Summary
Feature/System Announces Options
Ring Select
Choose how many times the line will ring before
the system answers a call.
“Number of rings is...” Set for 2 to 7 rings, or choose Toll Saver 2/4 or
Toll Saver 4/6.
When set to Toll Saver 2/4, the system answer
after four rings when you have no new messages
and after two rings when you do. Toll Saver 4/6
causes the system to answer after six rings when
you have no new messages and after four rings
when you do.
During setup, the Message Window will display
the number of rings, (8 for Toll Saver 2/4, or 9 for
Toll Saver 4/6).
Remote Access Code Change the Remote Access Code to any three digit
number from 500 to 999.
“Remote access code is...” The Remote Access Code, preset to 500, allows
you to access many features of this answering
system remotely from a touch tone phone.
The system will prompt you to repeat Steps 2
and 3 of Feature Setup until you have set all
three digits.
Announcement Monitor Choose ON to hear the announcement when your
“Announcement monitor is...” system answers a call. Choose OFF to have it silent
on your end. (Your caller will still hear the
NOTE: Volume must be set to a level you can hear
to use Announcement Monitor.