Set the answer mode
Depending on the situation, set the product answer mode to
factory-set default is
: The product answers incoming calls after a specified number of rings or upon recognition of
special fax tones.
: The product does not automatically answer the call. Instead, it waits until it detects the fax tone.
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: The product answers incoming calls immediately. If it detects the fax tone, it processes the call
as a fax. If it does not detect the fax tone, it creates an audible ring to alert you to answer the incoming
: The product never answers calls without intervention. You must start the fax-receiving process
yourself, either by touching the
button on the control panel or by picking up a telephone that
is connected to that line and dialing 1-2-3.
To set or change the answer mode, complete the following steps:
From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the Setup button.
Scroll to and touch the
button, and then touch the name of the option that you want to