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Fax machine At&T assigned me a fax number for my use at home, but i don't know how to program my fax machine to pick up when there is a fax coming in. someone has to be home in order to recieve the fax, and you have to keep pressing the fax key to recieve the fax.

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You need to set the machine up to AutoAnswer as follows per HP:

Receiving faxes automatically If the Auto Answer option is set to On , the unit automatically answers incoming calls and receives faxes after the number of rings specified by the Rings to Answer setting. Press Auto Answer to turn on the Auto Answer option. 1: Setting the Auto Answer option

  1. 1 - Auto Answer button
    NOTE: The Auto Answer button is lit when the Auto Answer option is turned on.
  2. Press Auto Answer again to turn off the Auto Answer option.


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