AT&T WF721 IP Phone User Manual

8 Getting Started Getting Started 9
Place a Test Call
Place a test call from your connected home phone.
Make sure to dial the 10-digit phone number, including
area code.
For best results, place the cordless phone base at least
12 inches from the Wireless Home Phone device.
Keep your cordless phone plugged into a power
Set up Voicemail and Additional Phones
Voicemail is included with your service. Dial “1” to set up
and access. If you choose to use an answering machine
instead, set it to fewer than 4 rings.
To place phones throughout your home, use a cordless
phone system with multiple handsets. Wall jacks are not
used with Wireless Home Phone.
Useful Tips
•   Transferring a phone number can take about four days, 
so you should keep a phone plugged into your wall jack
to receive calls on your old service (including 911) until
your transfer completes. However, you can make calls
immediately on your Wireless Home Phone device. Check
transfer status at
•   The “Phone 2” port can be used to connect an additional 
phone or stand-alone answering machine. It uses the same
phone number as the “Phone 1” port.
•   Your AT&T Wireless Home Phone device does not support 
incoming or outgoing fax service.
•   Your AT&T Wireless Home Phone device does not support 
rotary or pulse-dialing phones.
Your Wireless Home Phone device comes with standard
wireless voicemail. Follow the steps below to set up and use
your voicemail.
Dial 1 on any home phone connected to the Wireless Home
Phone device and wait four (4) seconds to connect to your
AT&T wireless voicemail. Simply follow the voice prompts to
complete setup. To enable remote voicemail retrieval and for
added security be sure to create a password during setup.
For more help on setting up your AT&T voicemail, go to att.
Message Waiting
There are two indicators for a new message waiting: 1) the
voicemail icon; and 2) an intermittent dial tone.
The voicemail icon on your Wireless Home Phone device
blinks when a voicemail message is waiting. You will also hear
an intermittent dial tone on any connected phone handset
before placing a call.