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MFC-L8900CDW

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MFC-L8900CDW

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Date: 12/02/2020 ID: faq00100420_500

Use PC-Fax Receive to Transfer Received Faxes to Your Computer (Windows® only)

Turn on the PC-Fax Receive feature, automatically store incoming faxes to your machine's memory, and then send them to your computer. Use your computer to view and store these faxes.
To transfer the received faxes to your computer you must have the PC-FAX Receiving software running on your computer.

Even if you have turned off your computer (at night or on the weekend, for example), your machine will receive and store your faxes in its memory.

When you start your computer and the PC-FAX Receiving software runs, your machine transfers your faxes to your computer automatically.

If you selected [Backup Print: On], the machine will also print the fax.

  1. Press [Settings]>[All Settings]>[Fax]>[Setup Receive]>[PC Fax Receive].
    If your machine displays the [All Settings] menu on the Home screen, skip the [Settings] menu.
  2. Press [OK], and then following the LCD instruction.
    • Before you can set up PC-Fax Receive, you must install the MFL-Pro Suite software on your computer. Make sure your computer is connected and turned on.
    • PC-Fax Receive is not available for the Mac operating systems.
    • If you get an error message and the machine cannot print the faxes in the memory, you can use this setting to transfer your faxes to your computer.
  3. Press [<USB>] or the name of the computer you want to receive faxes if you are on a network, and then press [OK].
  4. Press [Backup Print: On] or [Backup Print: Off].
  5. Press .

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