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Can't find my manual.......

I went with a different phone company and now I can not receive my incoming faxes. They say it's not their problem since I do have a dial tone. Said I need to contact Brother to find out how to set my fax machine for a distinctive ring. I misplaced my manual so I need help (I'm not tech savy at all:(

Bottom line: I have one phone line with 2 phone numbers and need to set machine for distinctive ring. They are saying this should work.

Bonnie
blbruehl@cox.net
480-231-3767

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To receive a fax there you have to have an open “COM" port to receive the fax through. You may download the manual here: http://www.brother-usa.com/Manuals/

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THIS is a link explaining how to set distinctive ring tones. You can download the user manual HERE.
You will need Adobe Reader to view the document. Download it HERE for free.

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