How to Receive and Send Fax on Windows 10

Scanning and faxing program in Windows 10 allows you to Receive and Send faxes in a form of written text, or documents generated in various applications, or scanned images or notes. This program is stored a little deep in the Start Menu and is labeled as Windows Fax and Scan. In this post, we will showcase the steps of How to Receive and Send Fax on Windows 10.

The computer from which the fax will be sent or on which the fax will be received must possess a few essential things –

  1. Firstly, a fax modem via your phone line must be connected to the computer.
  2. Alternatively, a fax server should be connected with the computer.
  3. And most importantly a fax account must be created beforehand.

When your system is equipped with the above things, you are ready to go ahead with the steps. So, let us begin the steps of How to Receive and Send Fax on Windows 10.

How to Receive and Send Fax on Windows 10

  • The prime work to perform is to click the start icon which will bring the Start Menu on the screen and go with a tap on All apps.
All Apps button in the Start Menu Windows Accessories under All Apps
  • Now underneath it look for Windows Fax and Scan and open it.
Windows Fax and Scan in Start Menu
  • The Windows Fax and Scan window will soon appear on the screen.

To Send a Fax

  • See the bottom left fringe and do a click on Fax button.
Fax button in the main screen of the program
  • Click New Fax button of the blue ribbon on the top.
New Fax button to open the fax window
  • A separate New Fax box will appear on the screen where you need to provide the necessary details in order to send a fax.
New Fax window
  • Most of the entries are self-understandable such as the To field is to enter the contact details to whom the fax will be sent, subject area for the brief of the fax.
  • You can either pen down the text by yourself or if it is present in another location, you can copy it from there and paste it in the text area of the New Fax box.
  • Apart from this, you can make use of Attach symbol to add the required documents.
Attach button to add documents to the Fax
  • Images from the Pictures folder or from any other area can also be dispatched using its icon.
Button to insert a picture to the fax
  • Or in the current fax, you can go ahead by adding scanned documents and images.
Button to insert scanned documents and pictures to the fax
  • Once the fax is ready for dispatch, click Send button on the blue ribbon of the New Fax window.
Send button to Receive and Send Fax on Windows 10

To Receive a Fax

  • By this time you know how to access this program. So when you are about to receive a fax, open this application beforehand.
  • Make a tap on the Receive a Fax Now button that is present on the blue ribbon of the main screen of the application.
Receive a Fax Now button
  • And you get your fax.

The entire procedure to Receive and Send fax on Windows 10 is very simple. The only care that is essential to take care of is setting up the connection and getting the account number. If the connection is obtained from the phone line, the connection providers will only provide you the account number.

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Topics:  Windows 10
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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.