Using the Fax Setup Wizard

You can set up the product's basic fax settings using the Fax Setting Wizard. This wizard is automatically displayed when the product is turned on for the first time. You can also change these settings individually from the Fax Settings menu.
Note: These settings can be locked by an administrator. If you cannot access or change these setting, contact your administrator for assistance.
  1. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  2. Select Setup.
  3. Scroll down and select System Administration. Enter the administrator password, if necessary.
  4. Scroll down and select Fax Settings. You see this screen:


  5. Scroll down and select Fax Setting Wizard.
  6. Select Start. You a Fax Header screen like this:


  7. Use the displayed keypad to enter the sender name for your fax source, such as your name or a business name. You can enter up to 40 characters. Select when you are done. You see a Phone Number screen like this:


  8. Use the displayed keypad or the buttons on the product to enter your fax number, up to 20 characters. Press when you are done.
  9. On the Distinctive Ring Setting screen, do one of the following:
    • If you have subscribed to a distinctive ring service from your telephone company, select Proceed. Then, select the ring pattern to be used for incoming faxes. Go to step 12.
    • If you do not have distinctive ring service, select Skip, then go to the next step.
    Note:
    • Distinctive ring service allows you to have several phone numbers on one phone line. Each number is assigned a different ring pattern. You can use one number for voice calls and another for fax calls. Select the ring pattern assigned to fax calls in the DRD Setting.
    • If you select On or one of the ring patterns other than All, Receive Mode is automatically set to Auto.
  10. On the Receive Mode Setting screen, select Yes if you have connected an external telephone or answering machine to the product, and then go to the next step. Otherwise select No, then go to step 12. (Receive Mode is automatically set to Auto.)
    Note: When no external telephone is connected to the product, Receive Mode must be set to Auto; otherwise you cannot receive faxes.
  11. On the next Receive Mode Setting screen, select Yes to receive faxes automatically or select No to receive faxes manually.
    Note: If you have connected an external answering machine and selected to receive faxes automatically, make sure the Rings to Answer setting is correct. If you select to receive faxes manually, you need to answer every call and use the product’s control panel or your phone to receive faxes.
  12. On the Confirm Settings screen, confirm the displayed settings and select Proceed. (Press the  back button if you need to correct or change the settings.)
  13. On the Confirmation screen, select Start to check the fax connection and print a report of the check result. If there are any errors reported, try the solutions on the report, and run the check again.
    Note:
    • If the Select Line Type screen is displayed, select the correct line type.
    • If the Select Dial Tone Detection screen is displayed, select Disable. However, disabling the dial tone detection function may drop the first digit of a fax number and send the fax to the wrong number.
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