Case F: Shared voice/fax line with voice mail
If you receive both voice calls and fax calls at the same phone number, and you also subscribe to
a voice mail service through your telephone company, set up the printer as described in this
NOTE: You cannot receive faxes automatically if you have a voice mail service at the same
phone number you use for fax calls. You must receive faxes manually; this means you must
be available to respond in person to incoming fax calls. If you want to receive faxes
automatically instead, contact your telephone company to subscribe to a distinctive ring
service, or to obtain a separate phone line for faxing.
Additional fax setup
Back view of the printer
Telephone wall jack
Use the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer to connect to
the 1-LINE port.
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter
provided for your country/region.
To set up the printer with voice mail
Using the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer, connect one end to your
telephone wall jack, then connect the other end to the port labeled 1-LINE on the back of
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for your
NOTE: You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the telephone wall jack to the
printer, you might not be able to fax successfully. This special phone cord is different
from the phone cords you might already have in your home or office.
Turn off the Auto Answer setting.
Run a fax test.
You must be available to respond in person to incoming fax calls, or the printer cannot receive
faxes. You must initiate the manual fax before voicemail picks up the line.
If you encounter problems setting up the printer with optional equipment, contact your local
service provider or vendor for further assistance.