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Intellifax 2820 My fax machine wont pick up faxes. When I try to change the mode to Fax Only it says it's in RD Mode? What in the world? Please help!!

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DR mode means that the distigntive ring feature has been activated so it will not let you change receive mode. You need to turn off DR first. Press menu/set then 2, 0, 2, then press the down arrow till you see distigntive off then press menu/set.

Now you should be able to change the receive mode to fax only!

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