Set the answer mode (Auto answer)
The answer mode determines whether the device answers incoming calls.
Turn on the Auto Answer setting if you want the device to answer faxes
automatically. The device answers all incoming calls and faxes.
Turn off the Auto Answer setting if you want to receive faxes manually. You must
be available to respond in person to the incoming fax call if the device does not
To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the device control panel
▲ Press Auto Answer to turn the light on or off, as appropriate for your setup.
When the Auto Answer light is on, the device answers calls automatically. When
the light is off, the device does not answer calls.
To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the embedded Web server
1. Open the embedded Web server, click the Settings tab, and then click Basic Fax
Setup in the left pane.
2. Select On or Off in the Auto Answer drop-down menu in the Other Basic Fax