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The fax does not recognize a phone call vs. a fax.

If I have the printer fax mode set to automatic answer I can't get the system to recognize a fax vs. a phone call. It always answers as a fax. How do I set the system up to recognize the difference between a fax and a phone call and answer appropriately?

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  • delmila Mar 03, 2009

    I have a similar problem. Telephone is ringing, I have just the time to say halo, within seconds the faxnoise makes conversation impossible. Who can help?

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SOURCE: How to set Ans/Fax receiving mode of SCX-4521F?

Try setting the receive mode to FAX/ANS. If you want the fax not to pickup before a phone call comes in, you should set the number of fax rings to a higher number, like "5" for instance. Set the answering machine rings less and the fax higher. The machine will usually record a message first and then detect a fax tone.

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SOURCE: I want to set my HP office jet 5610 on to auto answer

You must set Auto Answer to on. More info can be found on page 68 of the user guide found here:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=441125&

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

Just_Bobz
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SOURCE: FAX answers the phone in Tel Priority Mode

Can you say warranty?

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell V505w All In One (PRODUCT)RED? WiFi Printer

turn off answering machine and it'll work correctly

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

Semi-Driver
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SOURCE: the fax auto answer goes off when the 65oo is in

You could try these two suggestions from HP support. The semi-full reset will affect quite a few settings. Perhaps you should copy down these settings for reference later.

HP OfficeJet 6500 Auto Answer

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

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SOURCE: My Canon MF4350D doesn't receive the fax

In fax/tel mode the machine recognize if it is call or fax it should work.Try without ans.machine and see.

Posted on Jan 13, 2010

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Receiving faxes whilst connected to a phone line automaticly


Check video for 'fax receive set up' in similar model:


Manual receive: In coming call receives like telephone
Fax/tele: Incoming call rings like telephone if its not fax, if incoming is fax it will entered in fax mode automatically
Automatic: Incoming call converts in fax mode after ring count ends( ring to answer option also avail in fax set up mode rage 1-6 rings)
Fax: Incoming calls straight away converts in to fax mode.( this option only for dedicated fax lines)
Set up your best option as per your requirement.

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What is answer mode?


The answer mode determines whether the HP Fax answers incoming calls or not.

Different answer modes are :

* Fax

The HP Fax will automatically answer all incoming calls using the Rings to Answer setting. This is the default setting.

* FaxTel (unit with handset model only)

The HP Fax automatically answers all incoming calls using the Rings to Answer setting. If the call is a fax call, the HP Fax will receive the fax. If the call is a voice call, the HP Fax will create a special ring to indicate it is a voice call. The incoming voice call will need to be answered using the attached handset.

NOTE: If the HP Fax determines the call is a voice call, only the HP Fax will ring with the special ring tone. The other phones on the same phone line will not ring at all. You will not be able to pick up the voice call using the other phones.

* Tel

The HP Fax will not automatically answer calls. Faxes will need to be received manually.

* AnswerMachine

The HP Fax will monitor the line when an incoming call is answered by a person or by the answering machine. If the HP Fax detects fax tones on the line, it will receive the fax.

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I have a PIXMA MX850 printer. The system was preset to fax priority mode so I had to keep the printer off to use my phone line which is 99% voice and 1% fax. I have now configured the printer to TEL...


It will only automatically pick up the line when set to "fax". You need to subscribe to a "distinctive" ring (which is a double ring) service through your telephone company and set the rings to answer appropriately so as to not conflict with your voicemail

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When having phone conversation fax goes off...how do I fix this?


On fax machine there should be a answer mode settings on them. For an example phone, fax, or tam mode. The tam mode is when the fax machine will pick up if there is incoming fax automatically if hooked up behind the answering machine. Try doing some troubleshooting, by changing the it to phone only, and see if that works. Then if that works try the tam mode.

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Fax machine rang but did not answer


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go to setup on your printer

If you wish to receive faxes automatically, verify that automatic answering is enabled on models that have an Auto Answer button, or that the Rings to Answer setting is set to a number equal to or larger than one for models that do not have an Auto Answer button. On models with an Answer Mode setting, it should be set to Fax, FaxTel, or AnswerMachine depending on your setup.

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Canon MP530 receive fax issues


Receive Mode Settings Select from the following receive mode options to suit your needs. Once you've decided on which receive mode to use, follow the below instructions to set the receive mode using the operation panel. Receive Mode Setting
  1. Press the <FAX> button to enter Fax mode.
  2. Press <Menu>.
  3. Press the right or left arrow button to select [Receive mode settings], then press the <OK> button.
  4. Press the up or down arrow to select the receive mode that best suits your needs, then press <OK>.

Types of receive mode
Select the receive mode according to your needs.
Receive mode
Purpose
FAX/TEL AUTO SW When you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls. FAX ONLY MODE When you want to receive only faxes automatically with your machine, or have a dedicated telephone line for FAX use only. DRPD When you have subscribed to a DRPD service with your telephone company. MANUAL MODE When you receive mainly voice calls and sometimes faxes, or want to receive faxes manually. ANS.MACHINE MODE When you want to receive voice messages on your answering machine and receive faxes automatically. FAX/TEL auto switch
FAX :
The machine does not ring but will receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
The phone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note:
  • Ring start timing and Telephone ring length can be specified in FAX/TEL auto switch in the Receive mode settings.
  • If you want the telephone to ring when it receives a fax, connect a telephone to your machine and enable the Incoming ring settings in RX settings.
  • The phone attached to the machine may not ring depending on the telephone type you are using.

FAX only
FAX * :
The telephone does not ring. The machine will receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
You will not be able to answer the call. * If you want the telephone to ring, connect the telephone to your machine and enable the Incoming ring settings in RX settings menu.


DRPD
FAX :
Your telephone line will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen and receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
Your telephone line will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note: Specify the FAX pattern in the DRPD: Set FAX ring pat. in RX settings menu.

Manual RX
FAX :
The telephone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset and if you hear a beep tone, press the <Color> or <Black> button on the machine to receive the fax. Voice call :
The telephone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note: If you are far from your machine, you can use the remote receiving function to receive faxes. Pick up the handset of the telephone connected to the machine and press 25 (the remote receiving ID).

Ans. machine connect
FAX :
First the answering machine connected to your machine will respond to an incoming call, and then the machine will receive faxes automatically. Voice call :
The answering machine connected to your machine will respond to an incoming call. Note:
  • Set the answering machine to answer on the first or second ring.
  • The entire message should be no longer than 15

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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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How to set Ans/Fax receiving mode of SCX-4521F?


Try setting the receive mode to FAX/ANS. If you want the fax not to pickup before a phone call comes in, you should set the number of fax rings to a higher number, like "5" for instance. Set the answering machine rings less and the fax higher. The machine will usually record a message first and then detect a fax tone.

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Fax picking up the main Line


YOU ACTUALLY NEED TO USE DRPD MODE WHICH IS IN FAAX SETUP  AND SET IT TO THE TYPE OF RING PATTERN YOU HAVE ON YR RINGMASTER SYSTEM.

IT WILLL START DETECTING THE RIGHT TYPE OF RINGPATTERN FOR FAX MODE ..

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