HP Officejet Pro 8500 - Forward faxes to another number

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Forward faxes to another number

You can set up the device to forward your faxes to another fax number. A received
color fax is forwarded in black and white.
HP recommends that you verify the number you are forwarding to is a working fax line.
Send a test fax to make sure the fax machine is able to receive your forwarded faxes.

To forward faxes from the device control panel
Press Setup.
2. Select Advance Fax Setup, and then select Fax Forwarding Black Only.
3. Press the right arrow button until On-Forward or On-Print & Forward appears,

and then press OK.

Choose On-Forward if you want to forward the fax to another number without
printing a backup copy on the device.

NOTE: If the device is not able to forward the fax to the designated fax
machine (for example, if it is not turned on), the device prints the fax. If you
set up the device to print error reports for received faxes, it will also print an
error report.

Choose On-Print & Forward to print a backup copy of your received fax while
forwarding the fax to another number.

4. At the prompt, enter the number of the fax machine that will receive the forwarded


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5. At the prompt, enter a start time and date and a stop time and date.
6. Press OK.

Fax Forwarding appears on the control-panel display.
If the device loses power when Fax Forwarding is set up, it saves the Fax
setting and phone number. When power is restored to the device, the
Fax Forwarding setting is still On.

NOTE: You can cancel fax forwarding by pressing Cancel on the device
control panel when the Fax Forwarding message is visible on the display, or
you can select Off from the Fax Forwarding Black Only menu.