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Can't receive fax

It just ring, ring, ring, but no fax come thru. Please email me solution. AndreGotMail@aol.com

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  • Andre Bravin Apr 07, 2007

    NO, if a press the start button, it just stop ringing, but still no fax.

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Pick up the receiver and see if you hear a fax tone noise. If so then push the start button and hang up. Is this machine on a dedicated line or shared with the main phone number? Sometimes some people will pick up the receiver on their fax machine dial the fax number and wait for a tone before sending. If this is the case the machine can not recognize that is a ax. Make sure your machine is set for auto receive if it is on a dedicated line.

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