Question: Can I Move My BT Master Socket?

Can you have 2 BT master sockets?

If you have more than one socket, the master socket is the one that will feed any extension sockets.

It’s always best to connect your BT Hub to the master socket if you can.

This is where the broadband signal is strongest, before it goes through any other home wiring which could cause interference..

Are BT responsible for the master socket?

Openreach are responsible for everything up to the master socket. That includes the master socket itself, but the removeable faceplate seems open to debate. However, if the line is damaged within the boundary of the property, then Openreach may charge you to fix it.

Can I move my BT phone line?

Moving house is hard work. Allow us to help remove some of the stress by doing all we can to make sure your BT services are up and running when you move in. You can move your BT phone, broadband and TV services all in one go.

Can you plug your router into any phone socket?

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. The router connects using RJ-45 to the modem, which connects using RJ-11 to the DSL enabled phone line.

How do I extend my phone line to another room?

Hi Robert, 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.

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.

Will BT Openreach move my master socket?

BT engineer London can move any socket to any location you require. If your master socket is in the wrong place, we can move it. This installation by Openreach shows a situation you don’t have to put up with. … “the incoming wire comes through at the top of the window, the master socket needs to go at this point“.

Can I plug my router into an extension?

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.

Will BT install a master socket for free?

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.

Do bt own all landlines?

Essentially Openreach owns the entire UK phone and broadband network – and those 32,000 employees are very busy, making around 9.5 million visits to homes and businesses a year; 25,000 per day.

How much is a BT call out charge?

The £130 call-out fee BT shouldn’t charge you: Householders are paying for fixing phone line problems that aren’t their fault.

Will Sky move my master socket?

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.

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.