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AT&T Answering Machine 1720

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  • Posted by on Oct 24th, 2013 at 10:04am

    can't find stop button on answering machine
    can't find stop button on answering machine
  • Posted by on Oct 3rd, 2013 at 11:35am

    how do you change the clock on model 1721
    how do you change the clock on model 1721
  • Posted by ctjules on Sep 25th, 2013 at 9:58pm

    how can i increase # of rings before message comes
    how can i increase # of rings before message comes on?
  • Posted by on Sep 5th, 2013 at 4:25pm

    I cannot find the stop button on the answering mac
    I cannot find the stop button on the answering machine after I RECORD MY MESSAGE.
  • Posted by mekalexander on Aug 10th, 2013 at 2:59pm

    blinking 0
    having same issue as above,set clock for daylight savings and now it keeps blinking and not anwering calls....pls advise.i put in new batteries and still blinking!
  • Posted by lehtonen on Jul 23rd, 2013 at 10:31am

    We have the 1720 AT&T answer machine. We recently
    We have the 1720 AT&T answer machine. We recently installed a new wall phone and now our answer machine, which is on our counter where it has been for years, is now letting us know if we have a message with a VERY LOUD BEEP/SCREETCH....VERY annoying. How do we stop this notification sound ??????
  • Posted by harveyelfman on Apr 5th, 2013 at 9:10pm

    I changed the time forward one hour for daylight s
    I changed the time forward one hour for daylight savings time. the call light keeps blinking and the machine does not pick up the incoming calls after the fourth ring.



    Thank you,

    harveyelfman@comcast.net
  • Posted by pjmadix on Feb 11th, 2013 at 7:17pm

    AT&T 1720 answering machine: When I play back the
    AT&T 1720 answering machine: When I play back the voice message, it echos & sounds like I am gargling.
  • Posted by Wilma Gifford Dettinger on Nov 10th, 2012 at 7:53pm

    I have a 1720 answering machine, after resetting t
    I have a 1720 answering machine, after resetting time the light blinks all the time. What do I do?
  • Posted by garfieldclark39 on Nov 8th, 2012 at 12:06pm

    I don't know the model of our answering machine bu
    I don't know the model of our answering machine but I would like to get the flashing to stop showing the "C" and "O".
  • Posted by james_bunch_303 on Oct 5th, 2012 at 1:56pm

    How do I reset my answering machine after I changa
    How do I reset my answering machine after I changaed batteries?
  • Posted by pathpi on Sep 21st, 2012 at 12:49pm

    can't retrieve my messages
    can't retrieve my messages
  • Posted by jdepolo on Jul 29th, 2012 at 4:54pm

    I changed the batteries and there is a "0" flashin
    I changed the batteries and there is a "0" flashing and the machine is not working. Any suggestions?



    The manual at this site will not open. The notice says it doesn't begin with '%PDF'. Other people have submitted this question but I can not see any response? Please answer me.
  • Posted by drew on Jul 28th, 2012 at 6:02pm

    why do callers get cut off when they pause while s
    why do callers get cut off when they pause while speaking
  • Posted by croydenblair on Jul 17th, 2012 at 6:06pm

    how do I change the number of rings?
    how do I change the number of rings?
  • Posted by dubs100 on Jul 14th, 2012 at 6:58pm

    Same problem. I changed batteries, now I have a f
    Same problem. I changed batteries, now I have a flashing 0. We had a recent storm and that knocked out power. Reset button does not help.
  • Posted by paulalin on Jul 4th, 2012 at 6:08pm

    How do I change the outgoing message; how do I cha
    How do I change the outgoing message; how do I change the day and time?
  • Posted by ahoude on Jun 15th, 2012 at 10:24am

    I changed the batteries and there is a "0" flashin
    I changed the batteries and there is a "0" flashing and the machine is not working. Any suggestions?
  • Posted by djwilson on Apr 27th, 2012 at 6:43am

    How do I change the outgoing message
    How do I change the outgoing message
  • Posted by camroadrunner1 on Apr 25th, 2012 at 3:05pm

    how to add a message
    how to add a message
  • Posted by haganscole on Apr 24th, 2012 at 12:56pm

    Would like to change outgoing message
    Would like to change outgoing message
  • Posted by jsbailey56 on Apr 13th, 2012 at 5:55pm

    I want to change the message
    I want to change the message
  • Posted by cheslady_12 on Apr 10th, 2012 at 6:21pm

    I moved to a new house. I had messages on the mach
    I moved to a new house. I had messages on the machine I wanted saved. I plugged it all in- seems to be right, now the machine flashes "0". Won't play messages. I don't know if I should reset from back but I don't want to delete/ lose messages either.
  • Posted by denismajoe123 on Mar 29th, 2012 at 8:20pm

    How do I register a message?
    How do I register a message?
  • Posted by joannebryant5 on Mar 17th, 2012 at 10:56am

    How do I put a recorded message on my machine. Th
    How do I put a recorded message on my machine. The plug was accidently pulled out and we lost the message
  • Posted by joannebryant5 on Mar 17th, 2012 at 10:54am

    How do I get back the recording that was on my mac
    How do I get back the recording that was on my machine. The plug accidently fell out of the wall and we lost the recording.
  • Posted by chere on Mar 16th, 2012 at 12:02pm

    How do I record a message?
    How do I record a message?
  • Posted by andy8741 on Feb 20th, 2012 at 4:55pm

    change remote access code from preprogramed 10 to
    change remote access code from preprogramed 10 to another number
  • Posted by pandjpats on Nov 1st, 2011 at 10:11pm

    how do I program a message for incoming calls
    how do I program a message for incoming calls
  • Posted by koolcathy on Oct 2nd, 2011 at 10:47am

    we have an at&t 1720 answering machine ...when we
    we have an at&t 1720 answering machine ...when we hook it up we can hear the msg. recording come on, but the person calling in can not hear the message and they can not leave a message ....please help....
  • Posted by dianecbs on Sep 23rd, 2011 at 11:25am

    Model 1720 - replaced batteries & "0" is flashing
    Model 1720 - replaced batteries & "0" is flashing & will not retrieve mesages.
  • Posted by Frances.Sandora on Sep 16th, 2011 at 7:06am

    I replaced the batteries now it flashes 0 in the b
    I replaced the batteries now it flashes 0 in the box what do I do?
  • Posted by jan_dagle on Aug 29th, 2011 at 11:36am

    how can you change the # of rings before it answer
    how can you change the # of rings before it answers
  • Posted by sunnyfl98 on Aug 20th, 2011 at 1:56pm

    My ATT 1720 Answering Machine stopped picking up c
    My ATT 1720 Answering Machine stopped picking up calls. It will ring and ring with no answer. The ringer is set to 4. It has new batteries in it. I have the manual which this is not in there. What is the issue?
  • Posted by jkworkmail on Aug 16th, 2011 at 5:16pm

    AT&T Model 1721-won't answer
    Would appreciate any help. My gut tells me it's a setting type thing. I have tried a lot maybe its kaput.

    Plugged and unplugged and reset.

    Checked all connects.

    Clock sets, won't answer, tried many jacks, reset button, ring set-ts button, etc.
  • Posted by jkworkmail on Aug 16th, 2011 at 4:55pm

    I have 1721 Answering machine. I like the old st
    I have 1721 Answering machine. I like the old style but it won't answer, ever, or play the msg. it did once (play the message), but I have never gotten it to click on and take a call.



    If it's useless, I want toss it/re-cycle it I mean, but I am stuck on figuring it out. I can't find a manual ye…
  • Posted by toni206 on Aug 15th, 2011 at 4:18pm

    how do I record the answering machine message for
    how do I record the answering machine message for my phone
  • Posted by rebecca on Aug 15th, 2011 at 11:18am

    delete or record a message
    delete or record a message
  • Posted by rkraus321 on Aug 9th, 2011 at 6:17pm

    How do I hook up the answering machine to my phon
    How do I hook up the answering machine to my phone?
  • Posted by tonam817 on Jul 26th, 2011 at 10:11pm

    How do you silence the constant beep on the 1720 a
    How do you silence the constant beep on the 1720 answering machine after a message has been left?
  • Posted by veroni98 on Jul 2nd, 2011 at 12:25am

    For the model 1720 How do I record a greeting?
    For the model 1720 How do I record a greeting?
  • Posted by veroni98 on Jul 2nd, 2011 at 12:22am

    how do i record a message?
    how do i record a message?
  • Posted by colleen.molina on May 20th, 2011 at 10:24am

    retrieve messages that have been deleted and windo
    retrieve messages that have been deleted and window displays 0 messages
  • Posted by mskdgma on Feb 19th, 2011 at 6:32pm

    ATT 1720 ANWERING MACHINE
    WON'T ANNOUNCE CALLERS WHEN CALL COMING THRU AND WON'T PICK UP AFTER 6 RINGS THE DEICE GOT UNPLUGGED AND WAS WORKING FINE UTIL THEN
  • Posted by incy on Feb 6th, 2011 at 10:45pm

    1720 answering machine
    how to retrieve calls, save, repeat, etc
  • Posted by lmemling on Dec 21st, 2010 at 2:07pm

    Resetting the anwering machine
    Help!! I need to record a new message on this ancient model. There is no mike. How do I record the message?



    Thanks Lise

    LMemling@aol.com
  • Posted by gts11 on Oct 4th, 2010 at 1:17am

    messages on 1720 displays 0
    I disconnected both "power" and "telephone" connection during battery replacement process. Would like to recapture the messages
  • Posted by bilnvon on Jul 20th, 2010 at 8:26pm

    manual
    lost manual. need new one
  • Posted by lebedl on Jul 13th, 2010 at 5:32pm

    Need instructions to record message
    Machine was inadvertantly unplugged and messages lost. Need help in reprograming the machine. Instruction booklet cannot be found.
  • Posted by agarnett47 on Apr 13th, 2010 at 12:19pm

    how can I retrieve a deleted message
    deleted message by mistake. how can I recover it.
  • Posted by skforest on Feb 26th, 2010 at 2:32pm

    cutting off messages
    Messages are either cut off right away or not delivered. Are batteries the problem?The 4 AA batteries are much larger than the AA batteries that we purchased so we couldn't replace them. We didn't know that AA batteries are not all the same size. ???
  • Posted by ghickok on Feb 17th, 2010 at 3:30am

    manual for the 1720 tapless answering machine
    unable to download it
  • Posted by on Jan 27th, 2010 at 6:55pm

    code for home...
    ...monitoring
  • Posted by on Jan 25th, 2010 at 7:00pm

    delete messages remotely...
    ...
  • Posted by on Jan 25th, 2010 at 6:59pm

    remote delete messages...
    ...
  • Posted by on Jan 23rd, 2010 at 9:43am

    THE ENTIRE MANUAL...
    ...
  • Posted by mcalbud on Nov 25th, 2009 at 12:59pm

    manual
    I can't get the manual for the AT&T answering system. The page comes up blank.
  • Posted by bob715valencia on May 27th, 2009 at 6:57pm

    Buttons stopped working
    The only button responding is the pre-set clock and it cannot be changed. Was working, then quit!
  • Posted by akaruss on May 10th, 2009 at 4:01am

    at&t 1720 answer mach.---remote code functions
    what are the remote codes in order to change, stop, start, or retrieve data of the answer machine
  • Posted by difrancoralph on Feb 21st, 2009 at 2:48pm

    how to change date
    1720
  • Posted by dollypehlman on Feb 14th, 2009 at 11:15am

    NEED AT&T ANSWERING MACHINE 1720 MANUAL
    BOUGHT MACHINE ON EBAY WITHOUT MANUAL.. NEED MANUAL TO HOOK IT UP TO USE....
  • Posted by saravandusen on Feb 1st, 2009 at 4:36pm

    1720 problem
    We had a power outage in our home. When the power came back on, I reset the time on my AT&T 1720 digital answering machine but even though the power is back on, the number of messages keeps blinking "0" but does not answer the phone. How do I clear this problem?
  • Posted by w1uki on Jan 19th, 2009 at 8:23am

    INSTRUCTION MANUAL
    NEED TO DOWNLOAD AN INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR THE 1720 TELEPHONE ANSWERING MACHINE W1UKI@VERIZON.NET
  • Posted by kdaly33327 on Dec 2nd, 2008 at 11:56am

    Static on answer machine
    How can I fix?
  • Posted by dvlsfanmom on Nov 8th, 2008 at 12:24pm

    How to get machine running after clock change
    Changed clock back one hour. Now it won't stop blinking and picks up as a fax after 7 rings instead of as an answering machine after 4 rings.
  • Posted by dgrossm1 on Aug 26th, 2008 at 10:10am

    Connecting to phone
    My machine was detached for a while. Now I need to know how to hook up the cords between the machine, the phone, and the telephone jack
  • Posted by irbenton on Aug 23rd, 2008 at 2:56pm

    beeps
    My answering machine has started beeping every couple of minutes. There are no messages waiting and I have changed the batteries and it still beeps

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