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I can't receive faxes

Everything on the machine works and I can send faxes but for some reason it won't receive any faxes. It just keeps ringing and ringing.

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  • adminguru Mar 19, 2009

    Nothing has changed other than loading new ink cartridges .. I can send faxes ok but not receive them I get a comms error in my brother machines

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If you have Distinctive Ring(one line with two separate ring tones.

1. Press Menu

2. Press up or down key to choose FAX and press OK

3. Press up or down key to choose Miscellaneous and press OK

4. Press up or down key to choose Distinctive and press OK

5. Press up or down key to choose SET and press OK

6. Press up or down key to choose the ring patters that your phone company has given to you as
the second line. You will notice that each ring patters is different, However One should match the
ring pattern that the Phone company has assigned to you..
** Once you have found your ring pattern, Press OK.

7. Press Stop/Exit.
Distinctive Ring is now set to on.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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Your fax is likely set to manually receive faxes.

To set the receive mode to Auto follow the instructions below.

a Press Menu 0, 1.
b Press a or b to choose Fax Only
c Press OK.
d Press Stop/Exit.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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If this is @ your home it might be sharing a house phone, or check with phone company to see if there any speical features on your line, call and check the line,your fax line need to be a stand alone

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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