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HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf Multifunction Printer support

Printing or Reprinting a Stored Fax, and Receiving Faxes on a Computer

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Print a fax

When the product receives a fax transmission, it prints the fax (unless the private-receive feature is enabled) and also stores it automatically to flash memory.

Print a stored fax when the private receive feature is on

To print stored faxes, you must provide the private-receive PIN. After the product prints the stored faxes, the faxes are deleted from memory.
  1. On the control panel, press the Setup  button.
  2. Use the arrow buttons to select the Fax setup menu, and then press the OK button.
  3. Use the keypad to enter the product security PIN, and then press the OK button.
  4. Use the arrow buttons to select the Fax Recv. setup menu, and then press the OK button.
  5. Use the arrow buttons to select the Private receive menu, and then press the OK button.
  6. Use the arrow buttons to select the Print faxes option, and then press the OK button.

Reprint a fax

If you want to reprint a fax because the print cartridge was empty or if the fax was printed on the wrong type of media, you can try to reprint it. The amount of memory that is available determines the actual number of faxes that are stored for reprinting. The most recent fax prints first; the oldest fax that is in storage prints last.
These faxes are stored continuously. Reprinting them does not clear them from the memory.
  1. On the control panel, press the Setup  button.
  2. Use the arrow buttons to select the Fax functions menu, and then press the OK button.
  3. Use the arrow buttons to select the Reprint last option, and then press the OK button. The product begins reprinting the most recently printed fax.
    NOTE:To stop the printing at any time, press the Cancel  button.
CAUTION:If the Reprint faxes setting is set to Off , misprinted or faded faxes cannot be reprinted.

Receive faxes when fax tones are audible on the phone line

If you have a telephone line that receives both fax and telephone calls, and you hear fax tones when you answer the telephone, you can start the receiving process in one of two ways:
  • If you are close to the product, press the Send Fax  button on the control panel.
  • If not, press 1-2-3 in sequence on the telephone keypad, listen for fax transmission sounds, and then hang up.
NOTE:In order for the second method to work, the Extension Phone setting must be set to Yes .

Receive faxes on a computer

NOTE:Receiving faxes on a computer is not supported for Macintosh.You can only receive a fax on a computer if you performed a full-feature software installation during the initial printer setup.

Video of receiving a fax on a computer

The following video demonstrates how to receive a fax on a computer.
NOTE:This video shows an HP LaserJet Pro M1212 Multifunction printer, but the steps are the same for your printer.
If you have trouble viewing the video or to view the video in a different size, click here to play the video on YouTube .
To receive faxes to your computer, follow these steps to turn on the receive-to-PC setting in the software.
  1. From your computer desktop, click on the Windows icon.
  2. Open HP Toolbox.
  3. Select the printer.
  4. Click Fax .
  5. Click Fax Tasks .
  6. Under Fax Receive Mode , select Receive faxes to this computer , and then click Apply .
Turn off the receive-to-PC setting from the control panel
The receive-to-PC setting can be activated only from one computer. If for any reason that computer is no longer available, you can use the following procedure to turn the receive-to-PC setting off from the control panel.
  1. On the control panel, press the Setup  button.
  2. Use the arrow buttons to select the Fax functions menu, and then press the OK button.
  3. Use the arrow buttons to select the Stop Recv to PC option, and then press the OK button.
View a new fax when in receive to PC mode
  1. From your computer desktop, click on the Windows icon.
  2. Open HP Toolbox.
  3. Select the printer.
  4. Click Fax .
  5. Click Fax Receive Log .
  6. In the Fax Image column, click the “view” link of the fax that you want to view.
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