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X6690 fax setup

Lexmark X6690 all in one printer will answer all calls is there a setting to allow it only to answer fax calls as I only have one phone line

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Turn auto-answer off and you can manually answer fax calls by pressing 9 on your touch-tone phone. See page 22 of the Fax Guide.

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MY LEXMARK X6690 CAN FAX BUT SAYS COUKD NOT COMPLETE THE SCAN


Try to re-brick your printer by pulling out the power supply - the black box where the power cord is plugged into. Re-plug after 30 seconds. Then try to fax or scan again to verify that the problem is fixed.

Feb 27, 2012 | Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies

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Can lexmark x4650 be set to recognize fax?


For more details on how to setup your Lexmark X4650 printer for faxing, please refer to the User's Guide found on the Lexmark website.
Additional info:If you have an answering on the same line as your fax:

To make sure the printer picks up incoming faxes, set Auto Answer to On, and then set the printer to pick up after a greater number of rings than the answering machine. For example, if the answering machine picks up calls after four rings, then set the printer to pick up after six rings. This way, the answering machine picks up calls first and your voice calls are received. If the call is a fax, then the printer detects the fax signal on the line and takes over the call.

If you have a voicemail feature associated in the same line as your fax:

Voice mail and fax can share the same telephone line if you subscribe to a distinctive ring service offered by your telephone company. This feature allows you to have multiple telephone numbers on one telephone line. Each telephone number has a designated ring pattern (single ring, double ring, triple ring, or double and triple ring). The different ring patterns let you know which telephone number was dialed, and which device you should use to answer the call.


If you do not have distinctive ring service, then set the printer to receive faxes manually (Auto Answer Off). This setting lets you receive both voice calls and fax calls, but works best if you use voice mail more often. You need to turn off voice mail whenever you are expecting a fax.

Feb 16, 2012 | Lexmark X4650 InkJet Printer

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Fax won't answer


If you have an answering machine connected to the same line as your fax:

To make sure the printer picks up incoming faxes, set Auto Answer to On, and then set the printer to pick up after a greater number of rings than the answering machine. For example, if the answering machine picks up calls after four rings, then set the printer to pick up after six rings. This way, the answering machine picks up calls first and your voice calls are received. If the call is a fax, then the printer detects the fax signal on the line and takes over the call.

If you have a voicemail feature associated to the same line as your fax:

Voice mail and fax can share the same telephone line if you subscribe to a distinctive ring service offered by your telephone company. This feature allows you to have multiple telephone numbers on one telephone line. Each telephone number has a designated ring pattern (single ring, double ring, triple ring, or double and triple ring). The different ring patterns let you know which telephone number was dialed, and which device you should use to answer the call.


If you do not have distinctive ring service, then set the printer to receive faxes manually (Auto Answer Off). This setting lets you receive both voice calls and fax calls, but works best if you use voice mail more often. You need to turn off voice mail whenever you are expecting a fax.

I hope this helps.

Should you need further assistance, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center.

Feb 14, 2012 | Lexmark Pro901 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

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My Lexmark Interpret S405 fax?copy machine picks up incoming call from cell phone as fax. it goes onto fax automatically after 2 rings..


It seems that you're sharing your home phone line with your Lexmark fax machine. You can adjust the "pick-up" ring from the printer operator panel by pressing the Setup button > Fax Setup > Ringing and Answering > Pick Up On > select your preferred number of rings before the fax answers.
Please note:
If you have an answering machine connected to the same line as the fax, set the answering machine to answer incoming calls before the printer does. Increase the number of rings by a factor of 3 over the answering machine. For example, if the answering machine is set to pick up on 4 rings, set the printer to pick up on 7 rings.

If you have a voicemail feature in the same line as the fax, you may subscribe from your phone service provider for a distinctive ring pattern feature. You can program your printer to have a distinctive ring pattern and phone number for incoming faxes.

Should you still need assistance, please leave a comment to my response and I'll get back to you. Should this resolves your problem, your rating will be greatly appreciated.

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My Lexmark X5650 (Model number: 4437-001) will not auto answer faxes. It can be manually be answered, and the settings are for auto answer. I can also send faxes too with no hassle at all.


bbargains,

Here is the correct procedure to receive a fax automatically;

Make sure the printer is on and is connected to a working phone line.


Make sure that Auto Answer is on.


To check if Auto Answer is on:


From the printer control panel press the wrench sign.


Press the arrow buttons until Fax Setup appears, .

Press the arrow buttons until Ringing and Answering appears, and then press

OK to save the setting.

Press OK again.

Check to see if Auto Answer is set to On.

If Auto Answer is not set to on, press the arrow buttons until On appears, and then

press to save the setting.

Set the number of times the telephone rings before the printer automatically

receives faxes:

Press the arrow buttons until Pick-up On appears, and then press OK .

Press the arrow buttons until the setting that you want appears, and then press to

save the setting.

When the number of rings you set is detected, the printer automatically receives

the incoming fax.


This should solve your problem.


Thanks for using FixYa and for the great rating.


hardrocko

May 23, 2011 | Lexmark X5650 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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How to get my s405 to receive a fax


You might want to check the User's Guide for your printer. To access it, on your computer, click on Start > All Programs > Lexmark > Pro200 Series > User's Guide. Go to page 62 to know how to setup your printer to fax.

If your fax is already setup - meaning you're already able to send faxes but not able to receive. Make sure that the Auto Answer is on. To check that, on the control panel of your printer, press on Setup > Fax Setup > Auto Answer.

If you have an answering machine, make sure that your fax will pick up 3 rings higher that your answering machine. If you answering machine picks up on the 5th ring, set your fax to pick up on the 8th ring. You can change that under fax setup.

If you have a voice mail service enabled in your phone, you'll need a distinctive ring feature for your fax to work if it's being shared on the same line.

May 23, 2011 | Lexmark Interpret S405 Wireless All-in-One...

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COULD LEXMARK 901 FAX ANSWER THE PHONE IF THERE ARE DISTINCTIVE RINGS CALLING. (1 PHONE LINE / TWO NUMBERS)


If you subscribe to a distinctive ring service provided by your telephone company, then make sure that you set the correct ring pattern for the printer. Otherwise, the printer will not receive faxes even if you have set it to receive faxes automatically.
Press the wrench icon > Fax Setup > Ringing and Answering > set the Distinctive Ring.

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Lexmark X6170 Has a shared phone/fax line with different numbers


Open the Lexmark "Fax Printer Setup Utility". Click on the "Connection/Dialing" tab. In the "Interact with Phone Line" section, "Answer Incoming Calls:" should be set to "If fax tones are detected".

If this is turning out to be too unreliable for you, you will need to either manually receive incoming faxes (by changing the setting to "Manual"), or you will need to at least spring for a separate phone number with a distinctive ring for incoming faxes.

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Fax feature


You have to set the printer to pickup 2 rings higher than your answering machine. If the answering machine picks up on 4 the printer should pick up on 6.

I believe the menu should be Setup button - down arrow key until you see basic fax setup and press ok - down arrow key until you see rings to answer and press ok - change to 2 higher than answering machine.

Now you should receive faxes and calls!

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Lexmark x5150 all-in-one inkjet printer. trying to get the fax to work. i have dsl.


You may have to experiment to get the fax to work on DSL. Try these suggestions: press MENU, then scroll to:PRINT REPORTS. Scroll to HELP LIST and press SET BUTTON. Press START button to print HELP LIST. On the HELP LIST printout, locate the FAX MENU. Using a cell phone, call your fax and see if the fax answers. If not, try changing the following settings (change one setting, then call the fax with the cell and see if it answers, Make sure you set each changed setting back to what it was, until you find the right one.) try changing: RING DELAY, F/T RING TIME, EASY RECEIVE, OVERSEAS MODE. Also on the HELP LIST, find the INITIAL SETUP MENU. Select RECEIVE MODE, and try each option, again calling the fax with your cell until it answers.After you get the fax to answer calls from your cell, try sending and receiving with another fax, or use Brothers AUTOMATIC FAX-BACK SYSTEM, which will automatically send your fax a test printout when you call it. Just call 1-800-521-2846 from your fax machine, IT MAY BE ALREADY PROGRAMMED INTO YOUR MACHINES AUTO DIAL LIST, AUTO DIAL NUMBER 001..

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