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I am out of black in..how do I receive faxes in only color for an HP 6200 All In One fax machine.

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Hp 8500 printer/fax machine will no longer receive a fax in color but can send in color. it used to work fine both ways. What can I do to fix the problem?


If the person who is sending the fax cant send in color, then you would not be able to receive the fax in color. Just make sure you choice the option to received the fax in color. Ask someone to send you a fax in color and just received in color.

Feb 17, 2013 | HP 8500 Premier All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How do I set up the fax feature?


Introduction The HP All-in-One can receive faxes automatically or manually depending on the Auto Answer setting. If the Auto Answer option is set to On (the default setting), the 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). Refer to the given instructions to receive faxes automatically or manually. Receiving faxes The HP All-in-One can receive faxes automatically or manually. Receiving a fax automatically To receive faxes automatically, set the Auto Answer option to On (the default setting). The 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). Receiving a fax manually If the HP All-in-One has been set up to receive faxes manually (the Auto Answer option is set to Off ), or you answer the phone and hear fax tones, use these instructions to receive faxes.
  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. Set the Rings to Answer setting to a high number to allow you to answer the incoming call before the HP All-in-One answers. Or, turn off the Auto Answer setting so that the HP All-in-One does not automatically answer incoming calls.
  4. If you are currently on the phone with the sender, instruct the sender to press Start on their fax machine.
  5. When you hear fax tones from a sending fax machine, do the following:
    1. Press Start Fax Black or Start Fax Color on the control panel of the HP All-in- One.
    2. When prompted, press the down arrow to highlight Receive Fax Manually , and then press OK .
  6. Press Start Fax Black again.
  7. After the HP All-in-One begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone or remain on the line. The phone line is silent during fax transmission.


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Dec 11, 2010 | HP Photosmart C7280 Laser Printer

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My fax machine stays on and I can't print somethings. Everytime I try to print something the "FAX" machine window opens up....instead of the "PRINT" window. I clicked on the little arrow by the printer...


Hello,
Try this.. Go to start, devices and printers and you will have a few things listed in there that are related to your printer. Most likely it will say document writer, fax and your hp printer. Make sure that the check mark is on your printer, not your fax. This indicates what your default printer is. To change this, right click on your hp printer and select set as default printer. Once this is set try printing again. Let me know if this works, if not we will try step 2. Hope this helps!

Oct 23, 2010 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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Wont send message. Error no 442


This error indicates that the receiving machine (receiver) cannot receive the fax you just sent. The reasons might be unexpected shutdown of the machine (Receiver's machine) just before it completely received [or partially printed] the file you had sent or power failure during the process.
Another reason is, when we send color fax from Hp machine to another Machine (non-hp), this happens due to incompatibility issue.
Solutions are;
1. Restart both the machine after deleting the recently sent/received fax.
2. Send black and white only, not color.
3. Try again after the phone line seems not much busy which means when there's better transmission capability.

Good luck.

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Jul 06, 2010 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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How to set machine to receive incoming fax?


Quoted from the manual: The HP all-in-one will not automatically answer calls. You must receive all faxes manually by pressing Start Fax Black or Start Fax Color. For information on receiving faxes manually, see Receive a fax manually. You might use this setting if the majority of calls on this phone line are voice calls and you rarely receive faxes.
This page has more information: http://www.fixya.com/support/p378554-hp_officejet_6210_all_in_one_inkjet/manual-3600/page-86

May 23, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 6210 All-In-One InkJet...

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NOT RECEIVING FAXES OR INCOMING CALLS


Unplug for 10 seconds. Set to AUTO ANSWER

Oct 09, 2008 | HP FAX 1250 Fax Machine (Black)

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My brother fax machine is indicating that two color cartridges are almost empty, however i never print anything and color, and basically everything is black. so how can they be almost empty?


Three reasons -

If your print driver is set to color. It will use all the colors to make black.

Because the machine is ink jet it needs to clean the print head to stop it from drying out. It will use color ink to flush the print head every two days.

When ever in receives a fax it will use some color when printing a fax, particularly Cyan.

If you only wish to print or receive faxes in black there is now a version of Brother fax that only uses black ink and has no color inks. However it may not be available in your region. If you try and cheat the system you will only kill your print head.

May 02, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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HP Office Jet 6110 All in One faxing


This document covers the basic fax functions of the HP Officejet 6100 series. The HP Officejet 6100 series can perform the following functions:
  • Send and receive paper faxes.
  • Send and receive color faxes. Color faxes can be sent only to color fax capable machines. If a color fax is sent to a black-and-white only fax machine, the HP Officejet sends the fax in black and white.
See Figure 1 below to identify the buttons in the Fax area of the front panel. Figure 1: Identifying the fax area of the front panel c00259777.gif 1- Turns Auto Answer on or off 2- Scrolls through speed-dial entries 3- Redials the most recently dialed number 4- Dials fax numbers, enters text, and specifies menu items. 5- Starts a fax 6- Changes the fax resolution 7- Dials one-touch speed-dial numbers Fax settings Most fax settings are configured during installation through the Fax Setup Wizard. These settings, and some additional options, can be accessed through the front panel menu (see Figure 2). Figure 2: Changing fax settings from the front panel menu

1. Menu: enters the menu system.

2. Right and left arrows: navigate the submenus and options.

3. Enter: selects a submenu or option.

4. Cancel: exits from the menu. c00259778.gif Sending a fax To ensure the best quality when sending faxes in color, use a color original instead of a color copy. Follow these steps to send a fax:
  1. Load the original. Load originals directly on the glass or in ADF. For multi-page faxes, you must use the automatic document feeder (ADF). Loading original on the glass Place the original, print-side down, on the front-right corner of the glass. Loading original on the glass c00259779.gif Loading original in the ADF Place the original, print-side up, in the ADF. Adjust the paper-width guide to fit the original. Loading original in the ADF c00259780.gif
  2. Enter the fax number using the keypad. Dial the number just as you would from a telephone (dialing 1 before an area code, etc.)
  3. Press Start Fax Black or Color.
  4. If there is no original in the ADF, the display will read, "Send from Glass? Press 1 for Yes or 2 for No"
    • Press 1 to scan the document from the glass.
    • Press 2 to load the document in the ADF. The display will read, Load original, then press Enter .

Apr 15, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Receiving a fax


Faxes fail intermittently or with only one fax number
  • If static is present on the phone line, fax communication may fail. Have the phone line checked and serviced by the telephone company (or have the other party check their line). Phone line quality is the most common reason for intermittent fax failures. Some older locations and buildings have inadequate phone system wiring.
  • If you are trying to send a color fax and it fails, try sending the same machine a black and white fax. Normally the fax will detect that the other fax is not color capable and will offer you the option to send the fax as black and white but this might not always be the case. Do not send color faxes unless you know the other fax machine is capable of receiving color faxes.
  • Check the phone cable from the wall jack to the fax. It should not be coiled or longer than necessary. Coiling the cable can cause cross talk or echo on the line. Signal strength and quality can be lost with long cables.
  • Make sure the phone cable routing (and any cables not plugged into the same jack but sharing the same line) is not near any electrical appliances (electric motors, fans, kitchen appliances, or televisions). Many of these devices do not have sufficient electrical shielding and can induce electro-magnetic force (EMF) onto the phone line. Computers are usually shielded sufficiently and do not cause this problem.
  • Do not use a call-waiting service on the same line connected to the fax machine. The click sound caused by an incoming call can cause the fax to fail.
  • You can block certain faxes on some models. Verify that the telephone number of the sending fax is not blocked in the faxing software. This is usually located in the Fax History.

Nov 08, 2007 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Fax does not want to print


No the machine uses some of the colour ink when printing faxes, mostly cyan.

Apr 23, 2007 | Brother IntelliFAX 1940CN Plain Paper...

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