AT&T Digital Answering Machine (1740)

  • Model #: 1740 BLACK
  • Web Code: 10199151
(15 ratings)


Let the AT&T 1740 Digital answering machine answer your calls for you when you can't. With up to 40 minutes of digital recording time and Message Guard memory technology, you can be assured that your messages will be there when you check them at home or access them remotely.

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  • AT&T 1740 Digital Answering system
  • 40 minutes of Digital Record Time
  • English and French prompts
  • Message Guard Memory
  • Caller ID Number Announce
  • Remote Access
  • Time and Day stamp

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)

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4.1 / 5
Based on 15 ratings,11 Reviews
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  • from Charlottetown, PE
  • Apr 17, 2015

Gone through 2 of them in less then a year!

I purchased one of these machines, and it worked great for almost a year. We then had a bad storm, and I believe it got fried during a power surge. I replaced it with a new one, and purchased a surge protector as well to protect it, and within a month, it was doing the same thing. It freezes up and I can't listen to any messages. I have to unplug and reset date and time, and then it freezes up again right after. It's a nice machine, good feature and good price, but I'm not happy that it keeps dying on me. I'll have to look for a different one.

  • from Kitchener, ON
  • Mar 21, 2015


Like the size and works good. Could use a stand to sit it up a little. That would perfect it. Very happy with it and glad to be saving on the telephone bill.

  • from Twin Cites
  • Oct 13, 2014


incoming messages were garbled. Sent it back on warranty twice, and received replacements with the same poor quality. After spending postage for warranty cost what I paid for the machine, the third poor quality machine went into the garbage

  • from Gore, QC
  • Apr 25, 2014

AT&T Digital Answering Machine (1740)

Great value and user friendly! Meets my expectations!

  • from Vancouver, BC
  • Jan 10, 2014

AT&T Digital Answering Machine

Elderly-friendly as it is easy to operate.

  • from Ottawa, ON
  • Jan 07, 2014

Fantastic Little Machine

Very easy to set up and use and smaller than the previous GE answering machine we had. For [price], I think it's a great value!

  • from Temagami, ON
  • Dec 20, 2013

review AT&T digital answering machine 1740

Works well, clear voice messages,small, has all required features

  • from Clinton BC
  • Jun 05, 2013

AT&T Answering Machine

I really love this machine. It fits a small space and has all the features a person would want with great sound quality. Just a great all around machine.

  • from Scarborough, ON
  • Feb 20, 2013

Great product

Nice little machine, slim design easy to fit in a small space.

  • from Winnipeg, MB
  • Feb 19, 2013

Answering Machine

I like the size of the machine, it is compact and I loved the price for the quality I got.

  • from Toronto, ON
  • Oct 24, 2012

AT@T Digital Answering Machine (1740)

This answering machine is probably the best one I have come across in a while. The sound quality of recorded messages is very good. On other answering machines I had, the recorded messages sometimes sound garbled. Not with this AT&T answering machine. Another good feature of this answering machine is that you can set the number of rings before pickup between 1 and 7. Another nifty feature of this answering machine is that you can remotely access your messages. Overall this answering machine is an extremely well designed product.