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Can't send a fax

When I try to send a fax I get a no dial tone error

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Check your phone line..with a standard plain old vanilla phone..and see if the tone is there..

might also have something to do with the call waiting if you have that too.


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I cannot send fax


Hi there!



For you to send a fax with the Brother Fax you can try these steps:

1. First make sure that you have a dial tone by lifting the handset or just by pressing the hook/speakerphone button. Once you have verified you have a dial tone press the hook button again to return to the main screen or hang up the handset. LCD should display the date & time



If you don't have a dial tone make sure that the telephone line cord is connected on the fax machine's Line jack. If you don't have a dial tone still, connect it to another working outlet. If you don't have a dial tone still, connect a working telephone on the wall jack to see if you'll get a dial tone. If you get a dial tone on the regular phone then problem is either with the line cord or the fax machine.



2. Once you have the date & time on the LCD screen, Load the document that you want to send on the automatic document feeder which is directly above the LCD screen.



3. The LCD screen should change from the date/time to "Enter Fax No. & Press Start" Once you got this screen dial the fax number and then press Start.



Hope this helps. Rate if it works.

Thanks!

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Any 0s to get an outside line, any special area codes?

What happens when you try to send a fax, can you hear a dial tone? can you hear the fax ringing? can you hear a response from the recipiant?

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I am unable to send fax, I get a 'phone line error' message. The phone line is fine, I checked it by pluging a seperate phone into it. When I go to 'On Hook Dial' I do not get a dial tone on the fax...


Please check the dial tone by following the instructions given below:
1. Press "Fax Mode."
2. Press "Menu."
3. Press "Up Arrow" or "Down Arrow" repeatedly until On Hook dial is highlighted.
4. Press "Select" twice.
You can now hear the dial tone of the telephone line.
5. Enter the number to which you want to send a fax.
Note: Press the keypad numbers to use an automated answering system.
6. Press "Start Black."

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1. Please check if your computer have Fax modem.
Look at the back of the system tower, if you see a phone jack port (probably two of them).

2. If yes then , you need to have a telephone cable directly from wall (not the ethernet cable coming from DSL modem), fax works on analog signals which is possible only from telehone line.

If your phone line is working, there is no chance the it will give you error again for NO Dial tone

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Same problem here - I got it work:

- Error Correction: off
- V34: off

(both Menu -> Fax-Setup - All Faxes)

- detect-dial-tone: off

(Menu -> Fax Setup - Fax Send setup - detect dial tone)

:-) Stefan

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you could try pressing the on hook dial button once you have a dial tone dial the fax number you are trying to reach and then you will be able to hear f there is a fax tone form the other machine or a error message from your operator. If there is a series of beeps with the document in the feeder press send.

The most common cause of not sending is ECM (Error Correction Mode) press menu and within TTI settings make sure this is turned off.

Hope this helps you
Thanks J

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