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My officejet pro L7680 does not receive fax. The ring setting is for 3 rings and the little green light is on the auto answer switch. It sends nicely.

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Since you can send faxes, it's not the phone line or cord. It's most likely that you have the "distinctive ring" option set to something other than "all rings", check that first.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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This probably is a part not worth replacing the chips that control the incoming and outgoing faxes are different. The ncu board or the scnt board usually cures that. It's not cost effective.Use the rest of your ink then get with hp for a newer one.

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Hello sir; The simple way to take care this problem is change a new phone cable.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • Carpetz Nov 03, 2013

    changing the tel cable along with seting the "auto answer" to on in the fax settings menu worked!! thank you for your solution! saved me from buying a new fax machine.

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HP L7650 will not auto answer incoming faxes


To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the control panel

? Press Auto Answer to turn the light on or off, as appropriate for your setup.

When the Auto Answer light is on, the device answers calls automatically. When

the light is off, the it does not answer calls.

To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the embedded Web server

1. Open the embedded Web server, click the Settings tab, click Fax in the left pane,

and then click the Basic sub-tab.

2. Select On or Off in the Auto Answer drop-down menu in the Other Basic Fax

Settings section.

Set the number of rings before answering

If you turn on the Auto Answer setting, you can specify how many rings occur before

incoming calls are automatically answered.

The Rings to Answer setting is important if you have an answering machine on the

same phone line as the device, because you want the answering machine to answer

the phone before the device does. The number of rings to answer for the device

should be greater than the number of rings to answer for the answering machine.

For example, set your answering machine to a low number of rings and the device to

answer in the maximum number of rings. (The maximum number of rings varies by

country/region.) In this setup, the answering machine answers the call and the device

monitors the line. If the device detects fax tones, it receives the fax. If the call is a

voice call, the answering machine records the incoming message.

To set the number of rings before answering via the control panel

1. Press Setup.

2. Press Basic Fax Setup, and then press Rings to Answer.

3. Enter the appropriate number of rings by using the keypad, or press the left or right

arrow button to change the number of rings.

4. Press OK to accept the setting.

To set the number of rings before answering via the embedded Web server

1. Open the embedded Web server, click the Settings tab, click Fax in the left pane

and then click the Basic sub-tab.

2. Select a number in the Rings-to-answer drop-down menu in the Other Basic Fax
Settings
section.

Dec 02, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7650 Printer

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Will not receive incoming fax. Everything tests OK


First, Connect the Phone line in Line 1 EXT at back of printer

Check the No. of Rings on your Answer machine.
If you have 4 Rings set on Answer machine then you need to set 6 Rings on the printer ( as simple 2 rings more than your Answer machine )
And you need to turn off ECM on the Printer setup

Press Setup button
Scroll till you find Fax Settings - Press OK
Choose Rings to Answer - Set it - 6 ( based on the Rings on Answer machine ) - Press OK
Check for ECM - Error Correction Mode - Press OK
Turn it OFF - Press OK
Check for Auto Answer option - Turn it ON too.

Try to receive Fax.. it should come thru.

Jul 01, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-In-One...

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Can send but not receive faxes


check your fax set up... for example doe yoyu have an answering machine in house or do you have to dial out to get messages? if its an answering machine change the rings to answer on the fax machine to at least 2 rings after the answering machine answers
if its voicemail/answering service the machine may not answer at all.
if it is a shared line but with a different number specifically for the fax try a distinctive ring for the fax line and make sure the auto answer light is on. if the auto answer is not on... then the fax will not answer

Apr 06, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-In-One...

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I can send a fax, make copies, scan but cannot receive a fax...why?


Go to menu option and choose the option fax and set the parameter like auto receive or manual set the ring auto answer mode after certain ring. If it is in auto receiving mode it will receive the fax after the ring which you set.
Have a nice day and do not forget to rate please...!

Feb 13, 2010 | HP Officejet 5610 All-In-One InkJet...

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Can send faxes, but no fax tome coming on when the number is called


that's right,you would be able to send fax,but wont be able to hear the fax tone,your fax ring shoud be 2 rings higher than answering machine,or else,do 1 thing when you hear the ring,just pick up the receiver u wud be able to hear the fax tone,do not disconnect the call,just keep the receiver aside without disconnecting,and then press start fax...you will be able to receive fax...........

Aug 25, 2009 | HP Hewlett Packard Officejet Pro L7680...

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Can not recieve fax. currently just hooked to phone line


Receive a fax
Depending on the Auto Answer setting, your HP All-in-One can receive faxes
automatically or manually. If you have set the Auto Answer option to Off, you will
need to receive faxes manually. If the Auto Answer option is set to On (the default
setting), your HP All-in-One will automatically answer incoming calls and receive faxes
after the number of rings specified by the Rings to Answer setting. (The default
Rings to Answer setting is five rings.)
Receive a fax manually
If you set up your HP All-in-One to receive faxes manually (the Auto Answer option is
set to Off) or you answer the phone and hear fax tones,
1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is turned on and you have paper loaded in the input
tray.
2. Remove any originals from the document feeder tray.
3. If you are currently on the phone with the sender, instruct the sender to press
Start on their fax machine.
4. When you hear fax tones from a sending fax machine, do the following:
a. Press Fax on the control panel of your HP All-in-One.
b. When prompted, press 2 to select Receive fax.
c. After the HP All-in-One begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone.

Jan 14, 2009 | HP Officejet 5610 All-In-One InkJet...

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Not receiving any faxes but sending


Note: check your equipment for:
Fax machine must be connected to an answer machine

Receiving a fax automatically:
1 Make sure the Fax Auto Answer light is on.
2 To set the number of telephone rings before the printer automatically receives faxes,
Receiving a fax with an answering machine
When a telephone ring is detected, the answering machine picks up the call.
If the printer detects a fax, it receives the fax and disconnects the answering machine.
If the printer does not detect a fax, the answering machine receives the call.
2 Set the answering machine to answer incoming calls before the printer does.
For example, if you set the answering machine to answer calls after three rings, set the printer to answer calls
after five rings.
3 To set the number of telephone rings before the printer automatically receives faxes.

Oct 31, 2008 | Lexmark X5470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How can I change the Rings to Answer setting to one ring?


Set the number of rings before answering
If you turn on the Auto Answer setting, you can specify how many rings occur before
incoming calls are automatically answered.
The Rings to Answer setting is important if you have an answering machine on the
same phone line as the device, because you want the answering machine to answer
the phone before the device does. The number of rings to answer for the device
should be greater than the number of rings to answer for the answering machine.
For example, set your answering machine to a low number of rings and the device to
answer in the maximum number of rings. (The maximum number of rings varies by
country/region.) In this setup, the answering machine answers the call and the device
monitors the line. If the device detects fax tones, it receives the fax. If the call is a
voice call, the answering machine records the incoming message.
To set the number of rings before answering via the control panel
1.
Press Setup.
2. Press Basic Fax Setup, and then press Rings to Answer.
3. Enter the appropriate number of rings by using the keypad, or press the left or right
arrow button to change the number of rings.
4. Press OK to accept the setting.

Get manual at http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00863866.pdf

Jul 07, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer

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Hp T65 program to receive faxes


press setup and change the following settings

basic fax settings:
1. auto answer : ON
2. Rings to answer = 3 rings (recommended)

Advanced fax settings:
1. distinctive ring pattern = all rings
2. ECM = OFF
3. Fax speed = slow

Feb 02, 2008 | HP OfficeJet t65 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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