HP Officejet Pro 8600 - Forward faxes to another number

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Forward faxes to another number

You can set up the printer to forward your faxes to another fax number. A received
color fax is forwarded in black and white.
HP recommends that you verify the number you are forwarding to is a working fax line.
Send a test fax to make sure the fax machine is able to receive your forwarded faxes.

To forward faxes from the printer control panel

Touch Setup.


Touch Fax Settings or Fax Setup, and then select Advanced Fax Setup.


Touch Fax Forwarding.

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Touch On (Print and Forward) to print and forward the fax, or select On
to forward the fax.

NOTE: If the printer is not able to forward the fax to the designated fax
machine (for example, if it is not turned on), the printer prints the fax. If you
set up the printer to print error reports for received faxes, it also prints an error


At the prompt, enter the number of the fax machine intended to receive the
forwarded faxes, and then touch Done. Enter the required information for each of
the following prompts: start date, start time, end date, and end time.


Fax forwarding is activated. Touch OK to confirm.
If the printer loses power when fax forwarding is set up, it saves the fax
forwarding setting and phone number. When the power is restored to the printer,
the fax forwarding setting is still On.

NOTE: You can cancel fax forwarding by selecting Off from the Fax