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I cannot find my book on fax settings. Also my scanner seems to not work all the time

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Using a brother MFC-J415W printer, what are the steps in sending a fax?


How to fax :
1. Entering fax mode To enter fax mode press (Fax), and the key will glow green.
2. Sending a fax from the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder): Using the ADF to send your faxes is the easiest way. To cancel a fax in progress press Stop/Exit.
a. Make sure you are in Fax mode . b. Place your document face up in the ADF. c. Dial the fax number. d. Press Start.
The machine scans the pages into memory and then sends the document.
3. Sending a fax from the scanner glass : You can use the scanner glass to fax the pages of a book, or a single page at a time. The documents can be up to Letter or A4 size. Press Stop/Exit to cancel a fax in progress.
a. Make sure you are in Fax mode . b. Place your document face down on the scanner glass. c. Dial the fax number. d. Press Start.The machine starts scanning the first page.
For more detailed instructions, you can go directly to Section 4 - page 22 of the manual in Brother's site. Hope this helps.

Apr 14, 2011 | Printers & Copiers

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Cant install fax software for lexmark x5495 aio printer.


1. Unplug the printer from the PC
2. Uninstall all the software related to the All-in -One ( that is on the PC)
3. Connect the All-in-One again then follow the software instructions for reinstalling the printer.
From the instruction manual:
Sending a fax
Entering a fax number
1 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
2 Enter a fax number using:
The text box Enter a fax number using the keypad.
Notes:
• You can include a calling card number as part of the fax number.
• Enter a maximum of 64 digits in a fax number.
• Press Pause / Redial to insert a three-second pause in a number you
are entering to wait for an outside line or get through an automated
answering system.
Speed Dial or Group Dial a Press Phone Book.
b Enter Speed Dial and/or Group Dial numbers.
• Press or repeatedly until the Speed Dial or Group Dial
number you want appears.
• Use the keypad to enter the number of the Speed Dial entry (1–
89) or Group Dial entry (90–99).
Notes:
• For instructions on how to add Speed Dial or Group Dial numbers
using the computer, see “Setting up Speed Dial” on page 118.
• For instructions on how to add Speed Dial or Group Dial numbers
using the control panel, see “Using the Phone Book” on
page 108.
3 If you want to send a fax to a group of numbers (broadcast fax):
a Press .
b Repeat step 2, using any combination of the previous methods, until a maximum of 30 fax numbers have
been entered.
Sending a fax using the software
You can scan a document to the computer and then fax it to someone using the software.
1 Load an original document facedown in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
2 From the desktop, double-click the Productivity Studio icon.
3 From the right pane of the Welcome Screen, click Fax.
4 Select the Document option.
5 Click Start.
6 Enter the recipient information, and then click Next.
Note: A fax number can include up to 64 numbers, commas, periods, spaces, and/or these symbols: * # + - ( ).
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7 Enter the cover page information, and then click Next.
8 If there are any additional documents that you want to send with your fax, add these now, and then click Next.
9 To send your fax:
• Immediately—Select the Send now option.
• At a scheduled time:
a Select the Delay sending until option.
b Set a time and date.
10 If you want a paper copy of your fax, select Print a copy of your fax.
11 Click Send.
Sending a fax using the control panel
1 Make sure the printer is on.
2 Load an original document facedown into the ADF or on the scanner glass.
Note: Do not load postcards, photos, small items, transparencies, photo paper, or thin media (such as magazine
clippings) into the ADF. Place these items on the scanner glass.
3 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
4 Enter a fax number or press Phone Book to select a number from the Speed Dial or Group Dial list. For more
information, see “Entering a fax number” on page 103.
Note: To set up Speed Dial, see “Setting up Speed Dial” on page 118.
5 If you want to send a fax to a group of numbers (broadcast fax):
a Press .
b Repeat step 4 and press until a maximum of 30 fax numbers have been entered.
6 Press Start Color or Start Black.
Sending a fax while listening to a call (On Hook Dial)
The manual dialing feature lets you dial a telephone number while listening to the call through a speaker on the
printer. It is useful when you must navigate an automated answering system or enter a calling card number before
sending your fax.
1 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
2 Press .
3 Press or repeatedly until On Hook Dial appears, and then press . You can now hear the dial tone of
the telephone line.
4 Enter a fax number. For more information, see the related topic, “Entering a fax number.”
Note: Press the keypad numbers to use an automated answering system.
5 Press Start Color or Start Black.
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Sending a broadcast fax at a scheduled time
You can send a fax to a combination of up to 30 people or groups at a time you choose.
1 Load an original document facedown into the ADF or on the scanner glass.
Note: Do not load postcards, photos, small items, transparencies, photo paper, or thin media (such as magazine
clippings) into the ADF. Place these items on the scanner glass.
2 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
3 Press .
4 Press or repeatedly until Delay Fax appears.
5 Press .
6 Press or repeatedly until Delay Until appears.
7 Press .
8 Enter the time you want to send the fax.
9 Press .
10 If the printer is not set to the 24 hour mode, press or repeatedly to select AM or PM.
11 Press to save your settings.
12 Enter a fax number, or press Phone Book to select a number from the Speed Dial or Group Dial list. For more
information, see “Entering a fax number” on page 103.
13 If needed, repeat step 12 and press until a maximum of 30 fax numbers have been entered.
14 Press Start Color or Start Black.
Note: At the designated time, the fax numbers are dialed and the fax is sent to all of the designated fax numbers. If
the fax transmission is unsuccessful to any of the numbers on the broadcast list, the unsuccessful numbers will be
dialed again.
Receiving a fax
Receiving a fax manually
1 Make sure the Auto Answer light is off.
2 To receive the fax if you have not set up a manual answer code:
• Press Start Color or Start Black.
or
• Press * 9 * on the telephone after you answer it and hear fax tones.
3 To receive a fax if you have set up a manual answer code, enter the code on the telephone after you answer it
and hear fax tones.
Note: For information on how to set up a manual answer code, see the related topic, “Setting a fax manual answer
code.”
4 Hang up the telephone. The printer receives the fax.
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Apr 15, 2010 | Lexmark X5495 All-in-One &USB...

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We have epson bx300f, changed rooms and now have to sit and press buttons on machine to receive faxes where before they would come through automatically. How do I revert back to that setting?


Had a quick look and found that you may have turned off the auto-answer mode.

The way to set it back up is provided on page 5 of this manual:
ftp://download.epson-europe.com/pub/download/3217/epson321754eu.pdf

  1. Press Mode [Copy/Fax] to select Fax mode
  2. Press the up/down arrows to select "5.Fax Settings" then press OK
  3. Use the up/down arrows to select "5.Communication" then press OK
  4. Use the up/down arrows to select "4.Rings to Answer" then OK
  5. Use the up/down arrows to set the number of rings then (yep, you guessed it!) press OK
  6. Press the button for "Auto Answer/Space" (looks like a phone handset with the work "AUTO" next to it) to turn on Auto Answer Mode.
  7. Press OK (for the 4 millionth time it seems!)
  8. Finally, press "Menu" to return to the first screen in Fax mode.
Hopefully that will resolve your problem :)

Mar 25, 2010 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Printer/...

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Insstructions for sending a Fax on a Brother


You can find the entire user manual by clicking here:
http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_240C_EN_249.PDF

Or, here are the instructions for sending a fax:

Entering Fax mode 5

To enter fax mode, press (Fax), and
the key will glow green.

The LCD will show the new job number and
the memory available.The number of pages
you can scan into the memory will vary
depending on the data that is printed on them.

Faxing from the ADF 5
a Make sure you are in Fax mode .
b Put the document face down in the ADF.
c Dial the fax number using the dial pad.
d Press Black Start or Color Start.
The machine starts scanning the
document.

Note
• To cancel, press Stop/Exit.
• If the memory is full, the fax will be sent in
real time.

Faxing from the scanner glass5
You can use the scanner glass to fax pages
of a book one at a time. The documents can
be up to letter or A4 size.

You cannot send multiple pages for color
faxes.



Make sure you are in Fax mode .

Load your document on the scanner
glass.

Dial the fax number.

Press Black Start or Color Start.
If you press Black Start, the
machine starts scanning the first
page. Go to step e.

If you press Color Start, the
machine starts sending the
document.

Do one of the following:
To send a single page, press 2 to
choose No. (or press Black Start
again).
To send more than one page, press
1 to choose Yes and go to step f.

Put the next page on the scanner glass.

Press OK.
starts scanning the page.

.

Dec 15, 2009 | Brother MFC 240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Faxing from scanner rather than feeder.. help.


ideadly the scanner needs to scan to get the image to send out in fax form. The feelder paper feeder that is for recieving fax

Jul 31, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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HELLO...WE HAVE AN HP PSC 950 PRINTER, COPIER, SCANNER , FAX AND IT PRINTS SUPER SLOW...THIS HAPPENED BEFORE AND I PUSHED A BUTTON TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM BUT IM NOT HAVING THE SAME LUCK THIS TIME...HELP!!


I would seem the quality is set to high instead of normal or draft (even faster). Right-click on the printer in the Printers and Faxes folder and select Properties. Under Printing Preferences you can set the default quality. When printing photos you can override this setting.

Dec 30, 2008 | HP PSC 950 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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SCANNER SAYING NO USER ID


This means that you have not set up any users in the address book in the printer.

Copy is simple, it will scan the document and print out a copy of the scanned image.

Scan however, is trying to make and store an image file of the scan, but it needs to know WHERE you want to scan it to. The printer does not know where to send the stored image unless you create a storage location for it. This is done with the address book that is stored on the printer.

The material below is how to set up the scanner settings of the printer.

Printer Settings Utility Using the Printer Settings Utility window, you can set up the fax system data options, and create and edit Phonebook entries from your computer. You can also configure the destination launches when you access Scan and then PC.
When you install the Dell software, the Printer Settings Utility is automatically installed.
For information about installing the software, see "Installing Software in Windows".
To open the Printer Settings Utility:
  1. Click Start software25.jpg Programs software25.jpg DELL software25.jpg DELL Printers software25.jpg DELL Laser MFP 1815 software25.jpg Printer Settings Utility.
The Printer Settings Utility window opens.

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  1. The Printer Settings Utility window provides several features; Directory (Phone Book, Address Book), Fax Setting (Fax Cover Sheet), and Scan (Destination, Resolution, Scan Color, Show Preview).
The Scan Section The Destination Section To configure the operator panel display scan destination list that appears when you access Scan and then PC, click Destination and the Setting button. Using the destination list, you can select a software program that an image can be scanned to.

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Oct 07, 2008 | Dell 1815dn All-In-One Laser Printer

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How do I program in a fax number?


Register Fax dstinations:
  • Press User tools/counter button
  • Select System settings using the up and down arrows then press Ok
  • Select Key Operator Tools using arrows then press Ok
  • Select Address book Management using arrows then press Ok
  • Select Program/change using arrows then press Ok
  • Enter the registration number or Quick dial key, then OK
  • Enter user (destination) name using Quick dial keys - OK
  • Press Dest.
  • Press Fax settings using arrows then OK
  • Enter the fax number then press OK
The "Programmed" message appears, and then the "Address book" display returns.
Press the User Tools/Counter button.

Good luck and please rate me, thanks.

Sep 08, 2008 | Gestetner DSm618 All-In-One Printer

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Unable to Receive Incomming Fax's


I need help with my MFC 240 c Brother printer. I cannot send faxes or receive faxes. I do not know how to set the setting. Plus I lost my book that went with it.

Feb 07, 2008 | Brother Multi-Function Center MFC-240C...

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