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Configure receive fax settings
Set fax forwarding
You can set your product to forward incoming faxes to another fax number. When the fax arrives at your
product, it is stored in the memory. The product then dials the fax number that you have specified and sends
the fax. If the product cannot forward a fax because of an error (for example, the number is busy) and
repeated redial attempts are unsuccessful, your product prints the fax.
If the product runs out of memory while receiving a fax, it terminates the incoming fax and only forwards the
pages and partial pages that have been stored in the memory.
When it is using the fax-forwarding feature, the product (rather than the computer) must be receiving the
faxes, and the answer mode must be set to
From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the
button, and touch the
Use the keypad to enter the fax-forwarding number, and then touch the
Set the answer mode
Depending on the situation, set the product answer mode to
factory-set default is
: The product answers incoming calls after a specified number of rings or upon recognition of
special fax tones.
: The product does not automatically answer the call. Instead, it waits until it detects the fax tone.
: The product answers incoming calls immediately. If it detects the fax tone, it processes the call
as a fax. If it does not detect the fax tone, it creates an audible ring to alert you to answer the incoming
: The product never answers calls. You must start the fax-receiving process yourself, either by
button on the control panel or by picking up a telephone that is connected to that
line and dialing 1-2-3.
To set or change the answer mode, complete the following steps:
From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the Setup button.
Scroll to and touch the
button, and then touch the name of the option that you want to
Block or unblock fax numbers
If you do not want to receive faxes from specific people or businesses, you can block as many as 30 fax
numbers by using the control panel. When you block a fax number and someone from that number sends you
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