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How do you set the fax machine up to my desktop

I am trying to set the fax machine up to my desktop so that i can use it as a printer

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If it is a modern fax machines with a USB or printer port, you just need the driver disk which should have come with your machine. You can also download it from the manufacturer

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Hp fax machine does not picks up incoming fax calls automaticly


check your settings to ensure that it is set to automatically answer fax calls. Also ensure that if you have distinct ring tone service that you have that feature enable properly for the ring tone that denotes faxes.

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I am trying to get my hp 6500 all in one machine to STOP printing faxes that are being saved to a file on my desktop. it is supposed to only print the color faxes and save the black and white faxes to a...


Hi,

You need to disable or turn off the Print Fax option from printer setup menu.

Press Setup button on the printer front panel ( ranch like symbol )
Scroll till you find Basic Fax settings - Press OK
Scroll till you find Fax to PC - Press OK
You will find option Print Fax - Press OK
Turn it OFF
Exit the Setup and The printer will no longer print any B/W faxes except for Color.

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How do you set up the rings for a lexmark fax machine lexmark 6570


Setting Auto Answer to on
1
From the desktop, double-click the Productivity Studio icon.
2 From the Welcome Screen, click Fax History and Settings.
3 From the “I Want To” menu, click Adjust speed dial list and other fax settings.
4 Click the Ringing and Answering tab.
5 From the Auto Answer drop-down list, select On.
6 Click OK to save the setting.
The Auto Answer light on the control panel comes on. When the number of rings you set is detected, the printer
automatically receives the incoming fax.

Hope this fully answers your question. Best of luck.
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Canot recieve fax


Try these settings ::>>

1.) Press Setup
2.) Select Fax Settings, then press OK
3.) Select Communication, then press OK

< under communication try these settings >
> DRD should be all
> ECM should be off
> V.34 should be off
> Rings to answer ( if you have an answering machine?
or a voice mail service either virtual or physical.,
check how many rings does it have before it picks up )
set your printers rings to answer about 2 rings higher than these devices.
> Auto answer on the control Panel of the printer should be on / enabled

Note ::>> If still cannot receive a fax? try to disconnect your voice mail or
answering machine to the line to Isolate Issue whether printer cannot receive
a fax or the said devices is having an issue with the printers fax
receiving capability.

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My new 6310 HP won't receive faxes.


Hi

when you installed did you get the fax setup wizard during the installation. If not, you can get it by opening hp solution center-> settings-> fax settings-> fax setup wizard.
You can have the HP solution center icon in the desktop or try with hp Director.

if not you can look at the
hard-copy user guide walks you through all the setup variations, depending on what type of line you have, what components (answering machine, for example), and how you want to handle incoming calls and faxes.

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Tried turning on the "auto answer" button on the control panel? :-)

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Not receiving any faxes but sending


Note: check your equipment for:
Fax machine must be connected to an answer machine

Receiving a fax automatically:
1 Make sure the Fax Auto Answer light is on.
2 To set the number of telephone rings before the printer automatically receives faxes,
Receiving a fax with an answering machine
When a telephone ring is detected, the answering machine picks up the call.
If the printer detects a fax, it receives the fax and disconnects the answering machine.
If the printer does not detect a fax, the answering machine receives the call.
2 Set the answering machine to answer incoming calls before the printer does.
For example, if you set the answering machine to answer calls after three rings, set the printer to answer calls
after five rings.
3 To set the number of telephone rings before the printer automatically receives faxes.

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Hi rain, try updating your printer drivers:

Create a new folder on your desktop and name it newhpdrivers(substitute your manufacturer in new name). Un-intall printer and printer software completely. Go to manufacturers website and navigate to their drivers/downloads or support menu. Select your model, choose the relevant software and download to the new folder you created on your desktop. Power down your computer. Reconnect the printer to the computer and turn printer on. Power on pc. Windows will detect new hardware and ask if you have the manufacturers install cd or a location to check for install files. Direct the wizard to your new software, follow the rest of the setup instructions and your done


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Is your phone line plugged into the proper receptical on the fax? It should be plugged into the LINE slot, not the PHONE slot. The PHONE SLOT IS TO CONNECT A TELEPHONE TO THE FAX. IT IS NOT FOR THE INCOMING PHONE LINE. If your phone connection is correct, try calling your fax machine from a cell phone while you are at the fax machine. Listen on the cell to see if the fax machine picks up the line. If it does not, go into your fax machine's settings, either INITIAL SETUP FAX SETUP, or PHONE SETTINGS. You may have to try several settings to find one that works, depending on your fax machine. Try going to RECEIVE SETUP on your fax machines setup menu. Scroll through the settings, writing each down on paper. Try RING DELAY, RING TIME, NUMBER OF RINGS TO ANSWER , or any other settings relating to how your fax answers the phone line. Try changing each setting, one at a time, and try calling your fax to see if it answers. There may also be settings on your fax to set it up if an answering machine or telephone is on the same line.

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