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Me again 2210xi all in one fax problem

Thanks Bob, but my 2210xi all in one does not have a auto answer option??...under basic fax set up my options are: date/time fax header rings to anser paper size tone or pulse dialing ring and beep volume...I can't find anything to turn on or off the auto answer...I can easily find the distinctive ring, have set but still doesnt work...Is my fax set up right?...I have 1 incoming line with two numbers 8383 fax rings 2 times...6785 phone rings once (that feature works) also have an answering machine.(that feature works)...on the incoming line I have a splitter one line goes to phone, one to fax...answering machine just to phone...do I need the one line to run through the phone to the fax??

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The "tags" says no dial tone, so I wonder if you can send faxes? If not I would suspect the connection is not correct. The preferred setup would be to connect the phone line from the wall to the line input of the 2210 and then plug the phone (and answering machine) into the phone output on the 2210. Looking from the back the should plug into the jack on the right and the line to the wall should plug into the jack on the left. It is possible (??) that the 2210 will not present an autoanswer option if an active phone line is not connected. You can see the setup instructions for the Fax here. Note HP recommends using only a 2-wire phone line.

Also, do you have DSL on the same line? This can cause some issues.

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Bob Headrick, Microsoft MVP Printing/Imaging

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How do I turn off the auto answer for the fax option----The fax sounds if I manually answer the telephone


Press the auto answer button until the button lits off/button light goes off.

Or got to front panel press set up button

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look for auto answer and choose off

power off then turn the printer on to make sure the settings takes effect.

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Was the fax plugged into another telephone line? Maybe a power surge?

My solution would be to reconfigure the fax from scratch to learn the ring pattern.

From the Manual:

Step 1-Teach the HP Fax the ring pattern

The HP Fax will learn the ring pattern when you call it from another telephone or fax
machine.

1. Be ready to call the fax machine.
2. Press Menu repeatedly until BASIC FAX displays and press OK.
3. Use LEFT ARROW - RIGHT ARROW BUTTONS to scroll through the options until DRPD Mode displays and press OK.
Call this fax from another fax machine... Waiting Ring...
will display.
4. Call the HP Fax.

DRPD OK will display when the pattern has been learned and the HP Fax will return
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Step 2-Set up distinctive ring (DRPD) answer mode

Once you have activated distinctive ring, it becomes one of the answering modes you
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Press Mode/Contrast repeatedly until DRPD Mode appears in the display.

• In Ready mode, DRPD appears in the right hand corner of the display.
• Now, the HP Fax will manage calls and faxes as if it were set to AUTO mode
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TIP: Distinctive ring must be set up again if you reassign your fax number
or connect the machine to another telephone line. Once set up again (that
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correctly set), you should test the fax machine by calling the fax number
and another number on the same line. The machine should respond
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make sure the phone wire which you insert in fax machine getting proper dial tone and getting out going calling facility.

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