Send a basic fax
You can easily send a single- or multiple-page black-and-white fax by using the device
NOTE: If you need printed confirmation that your faxes were successfully sent,
enable fax confirmation before sending any faxes. For more information, see
fax confirmation reports
TIP: You can also send a fax manually from a phone or by using monitor dialing.
These features allow you to control the pace of your dialing. They are also useful
when you want to use a calling card to charge the call and you have to respond to
tone prompts while dialing.
To send a basic fax from the device control panel
1. Load your originals. For additional information, see
Load the originals
2. Enter the fax number using the keypad. Press Speed Dial to select a speed-dial
entry, or press Redial/Pause to redial the last number entered.
TIP: To add a pause in the fax number you are entering, press Redial/Pause,
or press the Symbols (*) button repeatedly, until a dash (-) appears on the
3. Press START FAX Black.
If the device detects an original loaded in the automatic document feeder, it
sends the document to the number you entered.
TIP: If the recipient reports that the fax has poor quality, you can try changing
the resolution or contrast of your fax.