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Can't get incoming faxes to work

On page 33 of the Getting Started Guide it states that: If you are using all of the device functionality, see the "Fax" chapter in the electronic user guide that is provided on the device CD (HP Color LaserJet 2830/2840 all-in-one only), and then go to step 27 (Network connection) or step 28 (Installing software) in this getting started guide. Do I really need this CD electronic users guide?? I can send faxes, but not receive them. I've made sure that the answer mode is not set to Manual, the phone line is working, the rings to answer feature is set. I'm frustrated as to where to go from here. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!

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Re: Can't get incoming faxes to work

When you try to receive fax what error you get on screen can you tell me. it help me to diagnose the problem bye

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your computer has to be equipped with a fax modem according to the getting started guide page 33 And you use the software that came with the printer.....Also try this if you have internet connection on your computer Make sure your printer is connected with usb Go to the control panel click printers and other hardware from there you should be able to set up faxing Here is the full manual

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Incoming faxes are not received

1. Make sure you have paper in the feeder tray.2. Make sure that Fax Forwarding is not selected: Use the up/down arrow buttons to scroll through the menuoptions until you see the option required, and press the "check mark" button to select:
Select "Fax" on the device main menu. Select "Fax Setup" from the Fax submenu, Select "Ringing and Answering" from the Fax Setup submenu Now find the "Fax Forward" option. Once you see this option, press the left or right arrow buttons until you see "Off". Now press the "Enter" button to save.
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Is there a Fax modem available to be connected with scanner, copier and printer (three in one already with us.)

your unit has a fax installed in the unit.
Look at page 29 in your manual it will show how to send and receive a fax.
send a fax page 29
receive a fax page 32
print reports page 33

feature purpose
1 Phone Hook: the green LED in the shape of a phone indicates that the fax
line is in use when lit.
2 One-Touch Speed-Dial Buttons: use to access the first 6 speed-dial entries.
3 Auto Answer: when the green light is on, fax transmissions will
automatically be accepted.
4 Speed Dial: use to access speed-dial numbers that have been set up from
the front panel or with the HP Director software.
5 Redial/Pause: redials the most recently dialed number when in the ready
state. Inserts a pause (hyphen) when in the dialing state.
6 Keypad: use to dial fax numbers, and enter numbers such as the quantity
of copies or percentages when reducing or enlarging. You can also enter
text using the keypad for fax header, use speed dial entries, and specify
menu items.
7 Fax Resolution: use to set the fax resolution to Fine, Standard, 300 dpi,
or Photo. It will remain at the most recent setting until changed.
8 Start Fax - Black: starts a black and white fax.
9 Start Fax - Color: starts a color fax

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Power it off!

Then goto start>printers&faxes choose the printer that is printing, in the new box that appears click 'document' then select 'cancel'

Normally if the printer was left on it would continue printing several more pages, as these have already been cached in the memory, switching off the printer for a while clears this.

Are you using fax software? Are you not able to limit the amount of pages to be printed? or at least be able to reject an incoming fax that exceeds a set number of pages?

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