Faxing How To

LAST UPDATE: August 30th, 2018

Fax Basics

How to get a fax number – covering both land-line (traditional) fax numbers and web based services.

How to send a fax – from a fax machine, computer, or online.

How to send or receive a fax without a fax machine or land-line phone – don’t have the proper equipment to fax? here are some alternatives.

How to fax without a fax machine – different options on how to send and receive a fax even if you don’t have a fax machine.

How to fax without a phone line – how to send or receive a fax even if there is no landline phone line available.

How to receive a fax – from a fax machine, computer, or online.

Faxing from a computer

How to Fax from a Computer – A summary of different ways to fax from a computer – including Windows XP, Vista, and 7, Linux, and Online Fax Services.

Windows 7 Fax – Full description of how to send, automatically receive, manually receive, and use an online fax service with Windows 7.

Windows 8 or 8.1 fax – our guide to sending and receiving faxes with Windows 8 and 8.1.

Windows 10 fax – Full description of how to send, automatically receive, manually receive, and use an online fax service with Windows 10.

How to fax from a Windows Vista computer – our guide to sending and receiving faxes with Windows Vista.

Windows XP Fax – Full description of how to install, send, automatically receive, manually receive, and use an online fax service with Windows XP.

How to fax with a Linux computer – our guide to sending and receiving faxes with a Linux or cloud focused computer.

Sending and receiving faxes with Mac OS X – our guide to sending and receiving faxes with an Apple computer.

How to use Windows Fax and Scan – Our instructions on how to use Window Fax and Scan (included with Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10) to send and receive a fax.

How to use a fax server – Basic instructions on configuring a fax server.

Email faxing

How to email a fax – methods for sending a fax from an email inbox.

How to fax to an email address – methods for sending a fax when the only destination that you have is an email address.

File formats

How to fax a PDF – tools and methods for faxing PDF documents.

How to fax from Google – using the Google product suite (such as Gmail and google drive) to fax.

How to fax from Microsoft Office – using the Microsoft Office product suite (such as Outlook and Word) to fax.

How to fax from Google Docs – How to send or receive a Google Docs file as a fax.

How to fax from Microsoft Outlook – How to use Microsoft Outlook to send or receive a fax.

How to fax from Gmail – How to use Gmail to send or receive a fax.

How to fax from Hotmail – How to use Microsoft Hotmail (Windows Live Mail) to send or receive a fax.

How to fax from Yahoo! Mail – How to use Yahoo! Mail to send or receive a fax.

How to fax from AOL – How to use AOL email to send or receive a fax.

How to fax from Google Drive – How to use integrate Google Drive with fax and also send and receive faxes from Google Drive.

How to fax from Dropbox – How to use Dropbox to send and receive faxes.

How to fax from OneDrive – How to use OneDrive to send and receive faxes.

How to fax a Word document – How to use a computer to send a Word document as a fax.

How to fax a TIFF document – How to use a computer to send a TIFF or TIF document as a fax.

How to fax a picture file (PNG, JPEG, JPG, GIF, BMP) – How to send a picture file to a fax machine.

Types of phone networks

How to fax from a VoIP phone – tips and tricks for faxing through phone systems such as Vonage and Skype.

How to fax internationally – how to fax from one country to another.

Wireless faxing

How to fax wirelessly – wireless faxing, both at home and through cellular networks.

How to send and receive a fax from a smartphone (or tablet) – an overview of technology available for mobile devices.

How to fax from a Blackberry – our guide to faxing over Blackberry mobile devices.

How to fax from a Windows phone or tablet – our guide to faxing over Windows phone and tablet devices.

How to fax from an Android device – the full guide to faxing with an Android enabled device.

How to send or receive a fax from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (iOS device) – the full guide to faxing with an iOS device.

Fax Machines

How to fix a paper jam in a fax machine – troubleshooting tips for any fax machine.

How to use a fax machine – from basic setup to troubleshooting.

How to fax from a printer – Instructions on how to fax from (or add faxing features to) a multifunction printer.

How to add fax to a printer or copier – Instructions on adding a fax kit to a multifunction printer or copier.

How to set up a fax machine with distinctive ring – Instructions on setting up a fax machine to recognize the distinctive ring feature on a phone line with two phone number assigned.

How to use a connected fax machine – Instructions on how to use a fax machine with connected features such as Ethernet, WiFi, or Bluetooth.

How to fax from a FoIP fax machine – Instructions on how to use a Fax over IP (FoIP) fax machine to send a fax using FoIP, SIP, or a VoIP gateway.

How to install a fax line – Instructions on how to install a fax line (second phone line) in a home or office.