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Setting Up an All-In-One Printer to Send Faxes

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Setting up a new computer peripheral such as an all-in-one printer can be confusing. This is a guide about setting up an all-in-one printer to send faxes.

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By 0 found this helpful
January 20, 2009

How do I get a fax number to go with an all-in-one printer that I just added to my computer?

Tracy from Slaughter, LA

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January 20, 20090 found this helpful

I have an Epson combo scanner/printer/copier/fax machine. You don't need an assigned fax number. My phone line is tied into the back of my printer. When I need to send a fax it's faxed through my landline telephone number.

Make sure that you carefully read the printer/fax owner's manual to be sure that everything is connected.

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By guest (Guest Post)
January 21, 20090 found this helpful

If you do want another number for it, you will need to call the phone company.

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By guest (Guest Post)
January 21, 20090 found this helpful

Don't forget to get a special adapter for your landline that let's it connect to your phone and to your fax--it has a place for 2 lines to connect into the 1 phone outlet. These are inexpensive. Most all-in-ones let you set the number of rings it takes to get a fax (especially if you have an answering machine). Like the 1st poster said, make sure to read the handbook!

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January 22, 20090 found this helpful

I just use my home phone number. Just have the person let you know when they are sending the fax, and don't answer the phone. It will go to the fax.

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January 22, 20090 found this helpful

I have an all-in-one printer. Yes your home phone is your fax number. The problem I encountered was that my answering machine has to be hooked up to it as well to properly receive faxes or the answering machine will pick up the call.

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By guest (Guest Post)
February 16, 20090 found this helpful

I have gone from two phone numbers to one. When I send a fax the old number shows up on the report form. How do I get rid of that number and plug in my current number?

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February 13, 20131 found this helpful

I just added a landline phone and my fax test for operations passed all tests, but I notice that my old phone number is on the report. I want to change the number to the new landline that will also be the fax number. I don't know how to edit, delete, or change.

By Joanne

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February 13, 20130 found this helpful

Is there a button on there that says settings or setup?

Here is some info that might be helpful to you.

http://www.ehow  fax-machine.html

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