Change the answer ring pattern for distinctive ring
Many phone companies offer a distinctive ring feature that allows you to have several
phone numbers on one phone line. When you subscribe to this service, each number
is assigned a different ring pattern. You can set up the device to answer incoming calls
that have a specific ring pattern.
If you connect the device to a line with distinctive ring, have your telephone company
assign one ring pattern to voice calls and another ring pattern to fax calls. HP
recommends that you request double or triple rings for a fax number. When the device
detects the specified ring pattern, it answers the call and receives the fax.
If you do not have a distinctive ring service, use the default ring pattern, which is All
To change the answer ring pattern for distinctive ring via the control panel
1. Verify that the device is set to answer fax calls automatically.
2. Press Setup.
3. Press Advance Fax Setup, and then press Distinctive Ring.
4. Press the right arrow button to select an option, and then press OK.
When the phone rings with the ring pattern assigned to your fax line, the device
answers the call and receives the fax.
Fax (some models only)
To set the answer ring pattern via the embedded Web server
▲ Click the Settings tab, click Fax in the left pane, click the Advanced sub-tab,
select a ring pattern in the Distinctive Ring drop-down menu, and then click the