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Fax maching not letting Phone Calls Through

I have a Brother Intellifax 750 .... we just added a feature with our phone company, so that the fax will have a different ring tone. However, now the fax machine is picking up all phone calls. What setting should I put the fax machine on, to distinguish between faxes and phone calls and to not pick up phone calls on the fax maching??

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