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Fax will not recieve

I can send faxes but can'nt recieve. It rings but does not connect

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  • marvinsmills Jul 12, 2008

    I recieve faxes from every store but one. It rings through but it never picks up

  • omanlover Sep 09, 2008

    I can send faxes but can'nt recieve. It rings and it ask me to pick up the phone when i try to change the initial setting to br fax only i can not

    and message appearing saying that i am using DR mode

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DR mode means that Distinctive Ring is set to on which will force your fax machine to manual receive. Turn DR off and you can set it to whatever mode you want.

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Set the receive mode button for fax only not fax/tel or answer machine. Lawrence

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Dr mode inuse i can't recieve fax

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SOURCE: I can send but cannot recievefax. Fax is on SLEEP all the time.

The machine is set with the sleep mode as a default. The fax part can be changed to recieve a fax by pressing the fax mode button. Press it until it says Fax only, not F/T. F/T means Fax/Telephone. This mode would make it to where you have to pick up the reciever and press start when a fax comes in. The Fax only mode means it will pick up everytime a fax comes in automatically. Let me know if this was helpful. Please give my helping a rating. Thanks!

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SOURCE: i can send fax but cannot recieve one it just rings

My Mode was wrong. I switched it to telephone and fax (instead of manual). Then i set the ring to pick up on the third ring. now i dont have to be here to press start everytime a fax comes. I found all the information by searching for the manual on line it is under "Basic fax settings"

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Use the fax to make a copy if the copy is bad the fax you send will be bad.

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