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If you have an answering machine you need to set the fax to answer after the answering machine picks up for example ansering machine answers after 3 rings set the fax to answer after 5 on the automatic mode. the settings on the fax depends on the model you are looking for so please provide more details for the same.

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Try unplugging other phones (from the phone jacks) that are on the same line. Also, remove any phone that is plugged in to the fax machine, if there is one attached. If that doesn't work, swap the phone cable on your all-in-one printer/fax with a different one. Lastly, try a different phone jack all together.

I can tell you I had the same problem with my fax/printer, and it ended up being a bad phone cable. It, the cable, worked fine with a handset, but not with the fax. Good luck.

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I am having a similar problem. You do have to connect your phone to the jack in the machine in the "Phone" jack slot, as well as have another line out to the jack in the wall in the "L" slot. That is all I know. I am having problems with my voicemail. Either I can received voicemail, and no faxes, or faxes, and no voicemail (fax picks up at specified number of rings). It is EXTREMELY frustrating. The machine is *supposed* to be able to discern between phone calls and faxes..and that is not happening.

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