About AT&T Wireless Internet
Device Image

AT&T Wireless Internet (MF279)

About AT&T Wireless Internet

Learn important information about your Wireless Internet.

  1. The AT&T Wireless Internet works exclusively with the AT&T cellular network and DOES NOT use your home phone wall jacks. Your device should be located(1) Where you have a strong cellular signal from a cell tower, typically near a window or outside wall. Signal strength may vary in different parts of your home. (2) Near an electrical wall outlet. (3) In the general area where you'll be using your home phone, computer or Wi-Fi enabled devices.
    device 5174/9006918_01.jpg
  2. If you are transferring a phone number from a prior provider, it may take about 4 days to transfer the number to the AT&T Wireless Internet. During that time, you can make calls immediately on your AT&T Wireless Internet. However, you must keep a phone plugged into your wall jack to receive calls on your old service until your transfer completes. Check transfer status at att.com/port.
    device 5174/9006918_02.jpg
  3. If power is lost, the AT&T Wireless Internet can run on its back-up battery for up to 1 day and 3 hours in standby mode and provide up to 2 hours and 30 minutes of use time. A corded or cordless standard touchtone phone will be required to make and receive calls, as the AT&T Wireless Internet does not supply power to your home phone.
    device 5174/9006918_03.jpg
  4. The AT&T Wireless Internet is not compatible with messaging services (including text messaging and multimedia messaging services), and other services including but not limited to home security systems, fax service, medical alert systems, medical monitoring systems, credit card machines, IP/PBX Phone systems, or dial-up Internet service. It may not be compatible with your DVR systems and Satellite systems (please check with your service provider).
    device 5174/9006918_04.jpg
  5. The following services are not supported by the AT&T Wireless Internet: any calls with a 500, 700, 900, 976 prefix, 0+ collect calls, operator assisted calls, or dial-around calls (e.g., 1010-XXXX).
    device 5174/9006918_05.jpg
  6. E911 service is supported by the AT&T Wireless Internet, however, you should expect to provide your exact address to the emergency dispatcher.
    device 5174/9006918_06.jpg
  7. The AT&T Wireless Internet can be used in the following regions: USA, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. If the device is used on other carrier networks, AT&T's off-net usage restrictions apply. Please see section 4.5 of your Wireless Customer Agreement for details.
    device 5174/9006918_07.jpg
  8. The AT&T Wireless Internet supports international calling, but it must first be activated on your AT&T account. Dial 611 from the connected phone, or 1-800-331-0500 to add international calling capability to your account.
    device 5174/9006918_08.jpg

Did you get the help you needed?

Great! We're so glad we could help.

We're sorry that didn't solve your issue.

Thanks for your feedback!