Question: Can You Have 2 Master Telephone Sockets?

Does router have to be plugged into master socket?

You must always plug your Hub into the broadband connection on your master socket.

If you plug it into a phone socket or extension, it just won’t work..

Can I plug my router into an extension socket?

Telephone Extension Socket Installation You could just have a standard telephone extension socket installed that would allow you plug your router into a new location. … This means that if you’re to connect your internet router into the telephone extension it will not connect to the internet.

Can you move telephone master socket?

Can I move my Master BT Socket? – Of course you can! Just don’t mess it up…! Or it could cost you.

Do I need a filter on every phone socket?

You’ll need a filter for every phone socket in your home with telephone or broadband equipment plugged in. This includes routers, phones, answering machines, digital TV boxes and even alarm systems. A filter has two ports: A port for connecting your router or modem.

How much does it cost to put a new phone line in?

New Home Phone line connection – $299 Typically for new homes where a completely new line or cabling work is required, or for homes where a second line is needed. If any non-standard work is required, there may be additional setup charges, you will be advised by the technician if this is the case.

How much does BT charge to move a master socket?

Re: How much does it cost for BT to move the Master Socket ? Its Openreach that would do this work, but you would have to arrange this through your service provider. The normal charge is about £130. You are not allowed to do this work yourself.

Can Sky move my phone socket?

As @daveNOS has mentioned, Sky can arrange a master socket relocate for you. However, there are some things to consider; It’s recommended that the homeowner be present to discuss the location of the socket with the engineer. Although you’ll book a visit with Sky, the work will be completed by an Openreach engineer.

What happens if you don’t use a DSL filter?

DSL filters must be put in place before any device that uses the structure’s phone lines, with the exception of the modem itself. Failure to do this results in dropped signals while online, or at minimum, severely slowed connection speeds.

Can I plug my router into any phone line?

A “phone” socket will provide an RJ-11 aka voice connection. The two connectors are not the same. … So no, you cannot plug a router into any phone socket – and expect Internet service. You would need, at minimum, a DSL modem – assuming that you have DSL service provided by an ISP, connected to the phone socket.

Can I move my BT phone line?

Re: Moving incoming line The incoming line has to terminate on an internal master socket. Any extensions must be run from that master socket. Its Openreach not BT Retail that do the work, so you need to contact your phone Service Provider and ask for an Internal Home Move.

How do I know which is the master telephone socket?

A master socket (sometimes called the main socket) is where the phone line enters your home. It’s where your broadband signal is strongest. To find it, look for a white box on the wall. It’s always best to connect your broadband router to the master socket.

Does BT fit new master socket?

Re: New Master Socket/Install Charges Either way that won’t be doing your ADSL speed many favours. Anyway, answer to your question, no BT won’t upgrade your internal wiring for free, their a business not a social service.

Which wires go where in a BT phone socket?

The quality of wiring carried out by many older BT wiremen is often approaching art in its perfection. This often has Orange, White, Green and Black wires. Usually (but not always) Orange and White are the active pair and go to connections 2 and 5 in the master socket.

How do I extend my phone line?

It’s not hard to extend a line from an existing phone jack to a new one in another room. Simply unscrew the existing jack from the wall, and attach the color-coded wires for the new cable to the matching terminals. Then run the cable to the new jack and attach the matching wires to it.

Does BT router have to be connected to master socket?

You must always plug your Hub into the broadband connection on your master socket. If you plug it into a phone socket or extension, it just won’t work.