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Cannot send a fax, cannot receive a fax. All ink full

Brother 240C, also everytime I change screens, I have to resign in again on Yahoo.

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Hi

Kindly click on the following link. There is a complete user manual for this Printer ,you need to go to Section-2 and you can troubleshoot it yourself easily :

http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_240C_EN_249.PDF

Please contact for any clarifications

Thanks
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Make sure the computer connection is hooked up to the back of it so that they can be sent and received. If it is hooked up to the back, then check and/or change the cord and see if it works then. If that still does not work, try it with just a phone connection and it should work that way.

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In yahoo just tick the box to save the password for two weeks so that you need not sign in for two weeks .

To my understanding your problem is you need to resign again and again when you change the screen . Then the above solution will work .

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Check the cable of the printer and install antivirus in system and try now

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Is your fax set on AUTO REC mode? It sounds like it got tripped into MANUAL MODE for some reason.

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The quetion should be precise enough to assist you plse provide complete details 

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I did not quite understand what " Cannot send a fax"
has to do with yahoo, please explain problem in detail.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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    If Brother 240C cannot fax, common reasons are setting problems, and phone lines problems.

    If you have a broadband router connected to the same line, ensure that there is a broadband filter.

    Test a replacement phone cable, a defective phone cable will prevent Fax from working.
    Also ensure phone socket is OK, if you have an alternative stand alone fax machine test it on this socket.

    If the Fax cannot send or receive faxes, then it is usually a software problem, reinstall your fax software, and ensure that the default fax is set on your fax application, refer to user manual to do this.

    You can get manuals and more documentation from Brother here

    Ensure you installed all software from printer CD, otherwise the Fax may not work.

    To fix the yahoo problem , try updating your browser, if you use Internet Explorer, see: Internet Explorer: Get It Now.

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I can't receive a fax i can send one but cant receive


Hi there!


You can try checking on these steps to resolve your issue:


1. Make sure that you have the normal screen on the LCD ex. date/time FAX (Receive modes can be TAD, MANUAL, FAX/TEL) Please take note of the display.

2. Just to double check press Hook to verify if you have a dial tone.

3. Make sure you have the correct Receive mode on your screen

4. To change the Receive mode to the correct receive mode just press Menu 0,1 then press the arrow keys to select the correct Receive Mode press OK to choose your selection & press the STOP/EXIT key to go back to the main screen.


Hope this helps!

Rate if it works

Thanks!

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How to clear the memory on a brother mfc-240c-- error when faxing is out of memory


Hi there,
You can also try to send the fax with Real Time Transmission ON so that memory will not be full.
Sending in real time for all faxes
a Make sure you are in Fax mode . b Press Menu, 2, 2, 3. 3.Real Time TX Realtime TX:On
c Press a or b to choose Realtime TX:On or Realtime TX:Off.
Press OK.
Please click Yes if this helped
Thanks,
vikroks

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Insstructions for sending a Fax on a Brother


You can find the entire user manual by clicking here:
http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_240C_EN_249.PDF

Or, here are the instructions for sending a fax:

Entering Fax mode 5

To enter fax mode, press (Fax), and
the key will glow green.

The LCD will show the new job number and
the memory available.The number of pages
you can scan into the memory will vary
depending on the data that is printed on them.

Faxing from the ADF 5
a Make sure you are in Fax mode .
b Put the document face down in the ADF.
c Dial the fax number using the dial pad.
d Press Black Start or Color Start.
The machine starts scanning the
document.

Note
• To cancel, press Stop/Exit.
• If the memory is full, the fax will be sent in
real time.

Faxing from the scanner glass5
You can use the scanner glass to fax pages
of a book one at a time. The documents can
be up to letter or A4 size.

You cannot send multiple pages for color
faxes.



Make sure you are in Fax mode .

Load your document on the scanner
glass.

Dial the fax number.

Press Black Start or Color Start.
If you press Black Start, the
machine starts scanning the first
page. Go to step e.

If you press Color Start, the
machine starts sending the
document.

Do one of the following:
To send a single page, press 2 to
choose No. (or press Black Start
again).
To send more than one page, press
1 to choose Yes and go to step f.

Put the next page on the scanner glass.

Press OK.
starts scanning the page.

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Hi there,

I found you manual to download right HERE:
- as I´m informed, you don’t need to change you FAX number, as your fax machine will receive any call on the number you connect the machine to.

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regards
/Teis

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I Need to Print


Sadly in a word, 'No'.

Here is the exact answer from Brother:

Your Brother machine is designed to stop ALL printing operations
(printing from the pc, printing received faxes and printing copies or reports) when any of the ink cartridges are empty. This is to ensure the life of the print head and maintain premium print quality. If the unit were to continue printing, print jobs and cleaning cycles would suction air from the dry cartridge and damage the printhead. Even if you print in black only or change the print settings to MONO or GRAYSCALE to avoid printing in color, the programmed cleaning cycles would still suction the dry cartridge, because they are programmed to clean ALL the ink nozzles.

The only way to continue printing is to replace the empty ink cartridge or cartridges.

While memory is available, black and white faxes will continue to be received into memory. If a color fax is being received, the Brother machines HANDSHAKE will request the fax be sent as black and white fax.

All faxes received into memory will automatically print once the ink cartridge is replaced.

NOTE: Brother strongly recommends that customers do not use generic ink or refill their Brother ink cartridges. Using non-Brother supplies may affect the hardware performance, print quality and machine reliability since the ink formulation in genuine Brother ink cartridges prevent smearing and clogging of the print head. The Brother limited warranty does not apply to any problem that was caused by the use of unauthorized third party ink and/or cartridges.

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