Send a fax using monitor dialing
Monitor dialing allows you to dial a number from the printer control panel as you would
dial a regular telephone. When you send a fax using monitor dialing, you can hear the
dial tones, telephone prompts, or other sounds through the speakers on the printer.
This enables you to respond to prompts while dialing, as well as control the pace of
TIP: If you are using a calling card and do not enter your PIN fast enough, the
printer might start sending fax tones too soon and cause your PIN not to be
recognized by the calling card service. If this is the case, you can create a speed
dial entry to store the PIN for your calling card. For more information, see Set up
NOTE: Make sure the volume is turned on to hear a dial tone.
To send a fax using monitor dialing from the printer control panel
Load your originals. For additional information, see Load an original on the
scanner glass or Load an original in the automatic document feeder (ADF).
Touch Fax, and then touch Start Black or Start Color.
If the printer detects an original loaded in the automatic document feeder, you
hear a dial tone.
When you hear the dial tone, enter the number by using the keypad on the printer
Follow any prompts that might occur.
TIP: If you are using a calling card to send a fax and you have your calling
card PIN stored as a speed dial, when prompted to enter your PIN, touch
(Speed Dial) to select the speed dial entry where you have your PIN
Your fax is sent when the receiving fax machine answers.
Send a fax