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 or the device does not
To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the 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 it 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, click Fax in the left pane,
and then click the Basic sub-tab.
2. Select On or Off in the Auto Answer drop-down menu in the Other Basic Fax
Change fax settings