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Unfamiliar with my friends FAX machine

I am staying at a friends house and I need to send a FAX. I can not figure out how to send a FAX. It is an HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One. Could you guide me through step by step? Thanks for your help. My email address is chippewaarchery@aol.com

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Assuming that that the machine has a live telephone line plugged in and that it is functioning properly, then you can place your document either face down on the glass or face-up on the feeder (if multi-page). Simply use the numerical keypad on the printer to dial the fax number you wish to send to (don't forget a 1 if long distance) and then press the [Black] button under the START FAX heading. That's it.

You can also send through the software (fax from Word, etc.) by going to File --> Print and choosing the HP Photosmart C6100 Series Fax from the list of printers... but printing a hard copy may be the simplest way for you.

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I cant send a fax or reseave one


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Solution one: Check the fax connections Use the following steps to check the physical connections, and then use the HP Fax Test Service.

Step one: Check the physical connections

  1. Disconnect the telephone cord from the HP fax product, and then examine the connector on the end of the cord. Make sure that the cord has only two wires. Figure 1: Two-wire telephone cord

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  1. Four-wire telephone cordGraphic: Four-wire telephone cordIf the cord has four wires, replace it with a two-wire phone cord.
    If you must use a cord with four wires, use the converter that shipped with product. The converter allows a cord with four wires to work with a device that requires a cord with two wires.
  2. Connect one end of the telephone cord to the telephone jack, and then connect the other end of the cord to the port labeled 1-Line on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 3: Fax only


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  1. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  2. Connect a single-line telephone to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 4: Fax and telephon


  3. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  4. Connect a single-line telephone to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 4: Fax and telephone

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1 - Telephone jack 2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
3 - Telephone
If other devices need to use the same telephone jack, make sure that they are connected to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
Figure 5: Fax with answering machine and telephone


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  1. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Telephone cord from 2-Ext
    3 - Optional telephone cord to telephone
    4 - Optional telephone
    5 - Answering machine
    6 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  2. Pick up the telephone receiver and listen for a dial tone. Make sure that you can dial out using the telephone keypad.
    If there is a dial tone and you can dial out using the telephone, the HP fax product is connected correctly to a working telephone cord and telephone jack. If there is no dial tone, check the configuration again and make sure that it is set up correctly.If You Still Having Hp Printer Problem Then Visit Official HP Printer Website On Below Link URL http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02263145
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Hello all I have a hp 4315v all in one printer /fax and i would like to see if the fax is working is there a test number i can use to test it out with


Hi,

HP has a Fax no. to test.

Send any test page as fax on the 1-888-473-2963 and wait till it is send. Once the fax is sent, you will receive a fax as notification ( confirmation ) of the fax being received by HP.

This above no. sometimes is busy so you may need to give couple of tries till you succeed.

Or the best way is to send fax to any of your friend who owns a fax machine and ask them to send fax back to you.

Regards,
Ron

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I need the instruction to set the machine right for sending a fax from Cambodia to Australia or receiving a fax from Australia. I typed number in Australis to send a fax but my friend there did not receive...


There is not much to do than to set the machine in the fax mode after setting up the time and data as instructed on the interactive menu .
You need to type the STD code of cambodia and the number of the fax there which must also be active. Make sure that you enter the correct local code if the number is in sub-district.
Ask your friend to send the fax after placing your machine in fax mode.
Make sure there is dial tone and you are able to make calls using the telephone mode.
if not check the connection.

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Use the HP Fax Test
The telephone number for this service is 1-888-HPFaxme (1-888-473-2963). The fax service receives faxes and returns faxes within 5 to 7 minutes to the number contained in the fax header. Solution two: Run a fax diagnostic test
  1. Load plain white paper into the input tray.
  2. Press the Setup button (c01669474.gif ) on the product control panel.
  3. Press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Tools , and then press OK .
  4. On the Tools menu, press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Run Fax Test , and then press OK . The fax diagnostic test prints.
Solution three: Check the telephone line and change the HP fax settings Step one: Test the telephone line
  1. Disconnect the telephone cord from the back of the HP fax product.
  2. Figure 1: Two-wire telephone cord c01501963.gif
  3. Pick up the handset of the telephone and check for a dial tone.
  4. On the single-line telephone, dial the fax number of the receiving fax machine.
    • If the receiving fax machine answers the call, continue with the next step.
  5. Hang up the single-line telephone.
  6. Use a second telephone line or a cellular telephone to call the telephone number assigned to the HP fax product.
Step two: Change the HP fax settings
  1. Connect phone line into line 1
  2. Press the Setup button (c01669474.gif ) on the product control panel.
  3. Press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Basic Fax Setup or Advanced Fax Setup , and then press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) again to change the menu option settings to the settings listed in the following table. Fax menu Fax menu option Setting Basic Fax Setup Rings to Answer 1 or 2 (At least one more ring than a telephone answering machine, if an answering machine is connected.) Advanced Fax Setup Answer Ring Pattern All Rings
  4. Use the HP Fax Test Service to try to send and receive a fax.
If the HP fax product still cannot send or receive a fax, continue to the next solution. Solution four: Check VoIP digital telephone line Using a VoIP telephone service can cause faxing to fail because fax transmissions are sensitive to the timing of the signals used to transmit the fax. If using a VoIP digital line is necessary, changing the Fax Speed Adjustment setting to Medium might improve the ability to send a fax over a VoIP telephone line. Use these steps to change the fax speed adjustment to a lower speed.
  1. Press the Setup button (c01669474.gif ) on the product control panel.
  2. Press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Advanced Fax Setup , and then press OK .
  3. Press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Fax Speed , and then press OK .
  4. Press the right arrow (c01669475.gif ) to select Medium , and then press OK .
  5. Use the HP Fax Test Service to try to send and receive a fax.

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  • Send and receive color faxes. Color faxes can be sent only to color fax capable machines. If a color fax is sent to a black-and-white only fax machine, the HP Officejet sends the fax in black and white.
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1. Menu: enters the menu system.

2. Right and left arrows: navigate the submenus and options.

3. Enter: selects a submenu or option.

4. Cancel: exits from the menu. c00259778.gif Sending a fax To ensure the best quality when sending faxes in color, use a color original instead of a color copy. Follow these steps to send a fax:
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  2. Enter the fax number using the keypad. Dial the number just as you would from a telephone (dialing 1 before an area code, etc.)
  3. Press Start Fax Black or Color.
  4. If there is no original in the ADF, the display will read, "Send from Glass? Press 1 for Yes or 2 for No"
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    • Press 2 to load the document in the ADF. The display will read, Load original, then press Enter .

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