Can I remove old BT junction box?
The junction box is not used any more and is usually bypassed. All you can do is to remove the box, and just tape up the ends of the incoming wire. A new cable would be run by Openreach, and the master socket fitted wherever you specified.
Which wires go where in a BT phone socket?
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….Internal Cabling.
|Conn No.||Usual Cable Colour||Carries|
|2||Blue with White Bands||Speech and Ringing|
|3||Orange with White Bands||Ringing|
Can you replace a BT master socket?
You cannot replace that socket as it is the property of Openreach.
Will BT Openreach move my master socket?
Re: Moving Master Socket You would have to ask BT to arrange an internal shift, and they would pass the task to Openreach.
How does a phone junction box work?
The network interface acts as your main junction box- the place where all telephone cables leading into your house originate. Usually, part of it is off limits to you. It may be sealed with a lock, or screwed shut. This is where the phone company makes its connections.
What color wires connect phone line?
It only takes two wires to connect a phone, but most house wiring contains four wires. The red and green wires are on the two center terminals of a normal phone jack, and the black and yellow wires are on the two outer terminals. This arrangement allows most normal houses to handle two phone lines very easily.
Is BT responsible for the master socket?
A lot of customers seem to wrongly think that BT are responsible for wiring upto the Master Socket , including myself until today. Looks as though it will be another charge. Although the other option is to ditch the land line and just rely on the mobile.
Can I use the BT test socket permanently?
Leaving the faceplate off and using the test socket with a microfilter is fine. My own router is permanently connected to my test socket and I’ve had no issues. If you are happy to leave the router connected there then this will be fine.