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Do I need to dial 9 before dialing out?

This is pretty simple, but I can't find the answer anywhere online. When dialing out do I need to dial 9 first? I have tried it both ways and am getting a "no answer" message. The numbers I am trying to send to are working numbers. Thanks

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If you plug a standard phone into the line can you dial the number you want?

Do you have the line plugged into the socket marked "L" or the one with a "phone" symbol?

The "L" is line in and should go to the wall socket, the "phone" is so you can plug a phone into the fax and share the line.

Also this note is in the user guide, it may be important

NOTE Use only the fax cord that came with the all-in-one.

For more information about faxing, see the online User Guide.

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1 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
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7 Enter the cover page information, and then click Next.
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2 From the control panel, press Fax Mode.
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Inserting a dial prefix A dial prefix is a number or group of numbers that are automatically added to the beginning of every fax number you enter at the control panel or from the software. The maximum number of characters for a dial prefix is 50.
The default setting is Off . You might want to turn this setting on and enter a prefix if, for example, you have to dial a number such as 9 to get a telephone line outside of your company telephone system. While this setting is activated, you can dial a fax number without the dial prefix by using manual dial. For instructions, see Using manual dial .
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