Hi there, trying to setup speed dial on my fax machine/ i am having trouble. i have a brother mfc-5860cn.
this is what i have done so far...
select 2 fax
select 3 speed dial
then it wont let me do anything else.
please tell me what i am doing wrong?
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How to enter Fax mode Before sending faxes, make sure (Fax) is illuminated in green. If not, press (Fax) to enter Fax mode. The default setting is Fax. How to dial You can dial in any of the following different ways. Manual dialing Press all of the digits of the phone or fax number. Setup Send 3 - 2 SETUP SEND Speed-Dialing Press Search/Speed Dial, #, and then the two digit Speed-Dial number. (See Storing Speed-Dial numbers on page 5-1.) Search You can search for names you have stored in the Speed-Dial memories. Press Search/Speed Dial and the navigation keys to search. (See Storing Speed-Dial numbers on page 5-1.) * To search alphabetically, you can use the dial pad to enter the first letter of the name you are looking for. Fax Redial If you are sending a fax manually and the line is busy, press Redial/Pause, and then press Black Start or Color Start to try again. If you want to make a second call to the last number dialed, you can save time by pressing Redial/Pause and Black Start or Color Start. Redial/Pause only works if you dialed from the control panel. If you are sending a fax automatically and the line is busy, the MFC will automatically redial one time after five minutes. If the LCD shows Not Registered when you enter the Speed-Dial number, a number has not been stored for it.
Color fax transmission Your MFC can send a color fax to machines that support this feature. However, color faxes cannot be stored in the memory. When you send a color fax, the MFC will send it in real time (even if Real Time TX is set to Off).
Unlike many all-in-one units, this one can be used as a stand-alone fax
machine, not requiring you to use fax software in your computer. Make sure you have a telephone line connected to the LINE jack on the side of the machine, and that you have gone through the fax setup steps in the manual. You can download the manual and a quick setup guide from Brother here if you need a copy. Once the machine is set up and on a phone line, receiving a fax is automatic when someone calls in.
If you are having some specific problem setting up your printer or something is going wrong when it's trying to send or receive a fax, please post a follow-up comment with more detail about the trouble. I'll try to help further if you need it.
Using the Reports Key Five reports are available: 1 HELP LIST: Prints the Menu Table so you can see at-a-glance how to quickly program every menu selection. 2 AUTO DIAL: Lists names and numbers stored in Speed Dial and One Touch Dial (FAX models only) memory, in numerical order. 3 FAX ACTIVITY: Lists information about the last 200 incoming and outgoing faxes. TX means Transmit; RX means Receive. 4 TRANSMISSION: (CONFIRMATION) Prints a Transmission Verification Report for your last transmission. 5 USER SETTINGS: Lists settings for GENERAL SETUP, SETUP RECEIVE, SETUP SEND, SETUP REPORTS, and TEL SERVICE. The settings for REMOTE FAX OPT are included.
Changes to the contents stored in the address book do not become effective in the stored speed dial numbers in Windows®.
Description:If you have made a change to the contents stored in the address book, the speed-dial is NOT automatically updated.
If you change the address book entry, please follow the steps below to store the speed dial number again.
Click on the setup button to open the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box.
Notes: You can also access the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box by clicking start => Programs => Brother => MFC-XXXX or MFC-XXXX LAN (where XXXX is your model name) => PC-FAX Sending => PC-FAX Setup.
Click the Speed Dial tab.
Select the Speed Dial No. which includes the member or group you made a change in the address book, and then click Clear.
Click the Speed Dial No. you want to program.
Click the member or group you want to store on the Speed Dial again and click Add.
The Speed Dial is now registered with the new entry. Click OK.
If you put the patch below, the message that prompts you to confirm the destination number or address will appear when you send a fax using the speed dial. Also the message that indicates changes in the address book do not become effective in the stored speed dial numbers will appear when storing a speed dial.
Make a temporary folder on your HDD [hard disk drive] as the location to save the downloaded self-extracting file, e.g. C:\brodnt
Are the settings in the print driver set to the highest quality setting? If so, this will slow the print speed down tremendously. Try changing the default settings in the print driver to a lower quality (or resolution) setting.