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Receiving a Fax

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Introduction

The HP All-in-One can receive faxes automatically or manually depending on the Auto Answer setting. If the Auto Answer option is set to On (the default setting), the HP All-in-One will automatically answer incoming calls and receive faxes after the number of rings specified by the Rings to Answer setting. (The default Rings to Answer setting is five rings). Refer to the instructions below to receive faxes manually.

Receiving faxes

The HP All-in-One can receive faxes automatically or manually.

Receiving a fax automatically

To receive faxes automatically, set the Auto Answer option to On (the default setting). The HP All-in-One will automatically answer incoming calls and receive faxes after the number of rings specified by the Rings to Answer setting. (The default Rings to Answer setting is five rings).

Receiving a fax manually

If the HP All-in-One has been set up to receive faxes manually (the Auto Answer option is set to Off ), or you answer the phone and hear fax tones, use these instructions to receive faxes.
  1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is turned on and you have paper loaded in the main tray.
  2. If you are currently on the phone with the sender, instruct the sender to press Start on their fax machine.
  3. When you hear fax tones from a sending fax machine, do the following:
    1. Press the Fax button on the control panel of the HP All-in-One.
    2. Press the Down arrow until Receive Fax Manually is highlighted, and then press OK .
    3. Press the Start Fax Black button or Start Fax Color button.
    4. After the HP All-in-One begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone.
      NOTE:If the phone you are using is on the same phone line as the HP All-in-One, but is not plugged into the "2–EXT" port on the back of the HP All-in-One, you might not be close enough to the HP All-in-One to reach the control panel. If you cannot reach the control panel, wait several seconds, and then press 1 2 3 on the phone. If the HP All-in-One does not begin receiving the fax, wait several more seconds and press 1 2 3 again. After the HP All-in-One begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone.
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