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New Contributor
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Registered: ‎12-21-2012

Need helping setting up the fax machine

 
Reputable Contributor
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Registered: ‎10-12-2012

Re: Need helping setting up the fax machine

Hello Mildred48.  The community is eager to assist!  To ensure the most accurate information is provided, we’ll need to know the model of the fax machine you are using.  We look forward to hearing back from you!
New Contributor
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Registered: ‎09-18-2014

Re: Need helping setting up the fax machine

My model is MX479

Product Expert
Posts: 1,989
Registered: ‎10-17-2012

Re: Need helping setting up the fax machine

Hi Mildred48,

 

You can use the Easy Setup feature of the unit to setup the fax.  To do this, please follow the steps below:
 

Starting Easy Setup

(1) Press the button to display the Setup menu.
 
(2) Use the button to select Fax settings, then press the OK button.
 
(3) Use the button to select Easy setup, then press the OK button.
 
(4) Use the button to select Start setup, then press the OK button.

Easy setup starts up.  Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the settings in accordance with the operating environment.

 

When "Connect your TEL line system to the device's LINE jack" is displayed, connect the machine to a telephone jack with the supplied telephone line cable, then press the OK button. 


A basic connection method is shown in this figure. For other connection methods, refer to [Connecting the Telephone Line ]. 

 

 

When a message to prompt connection of a telephone or an answering machine is displayed.  If you want to connect a telephone or an answering machine, remove the Cap, connect a telephone or an answering machine with a telephone line cable and press the OK button.  If you do not want to connect a telephone or an answering machine, just press the OK button. Please do not use a telephone jack line duplexer. 

 

 

When "Select line type" is displayed

If you want to connect to:
  • the telephone jack on the wall directly
  • a PBX extension line or an xDSL splitter
Use the button to select Telephone line, then press the OK button.

 

 

 

If you want to connect to:

  • an internet telephone
  • an xDSL modem
  • an ISDN line
Use the button to select IP telephone line, then press the OK button.

 

 

 

When "Telephone line type" is displayed

You can select Touch tone or Rotary pulse.
Use the button to select your Telephone line type, then press the OK button.

 

 

 

When "Ans. machine on tel." is displayed (in case fax and telephone are on the same line)

If you want to use an answering machine,
Use the button to select Use, then press the OK button.

 

 

If you do not want to use an answering machine,
Use the button to select Do not use, then press the OK button.

 

 

Hope this helps!
 

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