Send a basic fax
You can easily send a single- or multiple-page black-and-white fax by using the control
If you need printed confirmation that your faxes were successfully sent,
enable fax confirmation before sending any faxes.
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.
Fax (some models only)
To send a basic fax from the control panel
1. Load your originals. For additional information, see
If you are sending a multiple-page fax, you must load the originals in
the document feeder tray. You cannot fax a multiple-page document from the
2. Enter the fax number by using the keypad, press Speed Dial or a one-touch speed
dial button to select a speed dial, or press Redial/Pause to redial the last number
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 or START FAX Color.
If the device detects an original loaded in the automatic document feeder,
it sends the document to the number you entered.
If the device does not detect an original loaded in the automatic
document feeder, the Fax from glass? prompt appears. Make sure your
original is loaded print-side down on the glass, and then select Yes.
If the recipient reports issues with the quality of the fax you sent, you can
try changing the resolution or contrast of your fax.