MFC-J485DW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

What is the "Station ID" and how do I set it?

The Station ID is for identification purposes. Your name and fax number will be printed as the header of every fax sent.

 

Follow the steps below to enter your Station ID:

 

  1. Press Settings.
  2. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose Initial Setup, and then press OK.

  3. Press the Up or Down arrow key to choose Station ID, and then press OK.

  4. Enter your fax number (up to 20 digits) using the dial pad, and then press OK.

  5. Enter your name (up to 20 characters) using the dial pad, and then press OK.
    See the following chart for entering your name.

    Reference table to access character
    • To enter a letter that is on the same button as the letter before, press the Right arrow key to move the cursor to the right before you press the button again.
       
    • If you entered an incorrect character and want to change it, press the Left or Right arrow key to move the cursor under the incorrect character. Press Clear, and then enter the correct character.
       
    • To insert a character, press the Left or Right arrow key to move the cursor to the correct place, and then enter the character.
       
    • To erase all the characters, press Clear repeatedly.
       
    • Press *, # or 0, repeatedly until you see the special character or symbol you want.
    Special characters and symbols
    *differ from one country to another
     
  6. Press Stop/Exit.

Only for USA Customers:
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or electronic device to send any message via a telephone fax machine unless such messages clearly contain, in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page, or on the first page of the transmission, the date and time it is sent and an identification of the business or other entity or other individual sending the message and the telephone number of the sending machines or such business, other entity or individual.

 

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MFC-J460DW, MFC-J480DW, MFC-J485DW, MFC-J775DW(XL)

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