Send a fax using monitor dialing
Monitor dialing allows you to dial a number from the control panel as you would dial a
regular telephone. When you send a fax using monitor dialing, you can hear the dial
tones, telephone prompts, or other sounds through the speakers on the device. This
enables you to respond to prompts while dialing, as well as control the pace of your
If you do not enter your calling card PIN fast enough, the device might start
sending fax tones too soon and cause your PIN not to be recognized by the calling
card service. If this is the case, you can create a speed dial entry to store the PIN
for your calling card.
Make sure the volume is turned on, or you will not hear a dial tone.
To send a fax using monitor dialing 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
print-side up in the document feeder tray. You cannot fax a multiple-page
document from the glass. For additional information, see
2. Press START FAX Black or START FAX Color.
If the device detects an original loaded in the automatic document feeder,
you will hear a dial tone.
If the device does not detect an original loaded in the automatic
document feeder, the Fax from glass? prompt appears. Make sure that your
original is loaded on the glass, and then select Yes.
Fax (some models only)
3. When you hear the dial tone, enter the number by using the keypad on the control
4. Follow any prompts that might occur.
If you are using a calling card to send a fax and you have your calling
card PIN stored as a speed dial, when prompted to enter your PIN, press
Speed Dial or a one-touch speed dial button to select the speed dial entry
where you have your PIN stored.
Your fax is sent when the receiving fax machine answers.