Before sending or receiving faxes, make sure that a wall phone line is plugged into the
Line in port on the back of the printer.
To send a fax:
Enter a fax number using the numeric keypad.
Place the original(s) on the scanner glass or in the automatic document feeder.
Do not load photographs, cards, or any paper stock heavier than
24 lb in the ADF.
Press Start Black to send a black-and-white fax, or press Start Color to send a
To receive a fax:
Load plain paper into the printer.
Make sure the Auto Answer LED is on. (If not, press Auto Answer to turn it on.) The
printer will receive all incoming faxes automatically.
NOTE: You can receive an incoming fax manually, even if Auto Answer is turned on. When
you hear the phone ring, press Start Black or Start Color.
For more information about faxing, see the Extended User Guide at