Receive a fax manually
If you set up your HP All-in-One to receive faxes manually (the
) or you answer the phone and hear fax tones, use the instructions in this
section to receive faxes.
Make sure the HP All-in-One is turned on and you have paper loaded in the input
Remove any originals from the document feeder tray.
If you are currently on the phone with the sender, instruct the sender to press
Start on their fax machine.
When you hear fax tones from a sending fax machine, do the following:
on the control panel of your HP All-in-One.
When prompted, press
After the HP All-in-One begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone.
If the phone you are using is on the same phone line as your HP All-
in-One, but is not plugged into the "2–EXT" port on the back of the HP All-
in-One, you might not be close enough to your HP All-in-One to reach the
control panel. If you cannot reach the control panel, wait several seconds,
and then press 1 2 3 on your phone.
If the HP All-in-One does not begin receiving the fax, wait several more
seconds and press 1 2 3 again. After the HP All-in-One begins to receive
the fax, you can hang up the phone.