Test your fax setup
You can test your fax setup to check the status of your HP All-in-One and to make
sure it is set up properly for faxing. Perform this test after you have completed setting
up your HP All-in-One for faxing. The test does the following:
Verifies the correct type of phone cord is connected to your HP All-in-One
Checks that the phone cord is plugged into the correct port
Checks for a dial tone
Checks for an active phone line
Tests the status of your phone line connection
The HP All-in-One prints a report with the results of the test. If the test fails, review the
report for information on how to fix the problem and rerun the test.
To test your fax setup from the control panel
Set up your HP All-in-One for faxing according to the setup instructions in this
Insert the print cartridges and load full-size paper in the input tray before starting
For more information, see
Replace the print cartridges
Load full-size paper
, then press
This selects the
menu and then selects
Run Fax Test
The HP All-in-One displays the status of the test on the control panel display and
prints a report.
Review the report.
If the test passes and you are still having problems faxing, check the fax
settings listed in the report to verify the settings are correct. A blank or
incorrect fax setting can cause problems faxing.
If the test fails, review the report for more information on how to fix any
After you pick up the fax report from your HP All-in-One, press
If necessary, resolve any problems found and rerun the test.
For more information on resolving any problems found during the test, see
fax test failed
HP Officejet 5600 All-in-One series