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How to Send a Fax Online | Fax from a Computer, Mobile, Email

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There are different ways to send fax online and you can easily send fax from computer, mobile, or tablet. Send fax from Gmail (or any other email server or client), send fax from Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Sheets, send fax from Windows PC, send fax from Mac devices, send PDF to fax, send fax from Microsoft Word, and send fax from your own enterprise software are all possible using online fax services.

FAX.PLUS, the #1 ranked online fax service, enables users to send a fax online for free from different platforms and devices. So, use your Google account or email, sign up to FAX.PLUS for free and start sending faxes online.

  1. How to fax from computer
  2. How to fax from phone
  3. How to fax from Gmail
  4. How to send fax from Outlook
  5. How to fax without a fax machine
  6. How to fax a PDF documents

How to send fax from computer?

If you are using your Windows PC or laptop to send fax for free, follow the steps below to send your fax right away:

  1. Login to your FAX.PLUS account or create a free account (No credit card needed)
  2. Go to the Send Fax section
  3. In the To field, enter the recipient's fax number(s)
  4. Click on the Add File button to attach the documents you wish to fax from computer
  5. Click on the Send button and your fax will be transmitted immediately

You have the option to add an optional fax cover sheet, schedule your fax to be sent later, and a lot more.

How to send fax online from mobile? (iOS and Android)

FAX.PLUS Android app and FAX.PLUS iOS app lets you fax document right from your smartphone or tablet. You just need to download the fax app from Play Store or Apple App Store for free, login to your account, go to the Send Fax section, and you know the rest.

Learn more: How to Send Free Fax From iPhone?

How to send fax online from Gmail (Send fax from email)

Email to fax is one of the most convenient and fastest ways to send fax online. If you wish to send fax from Gmail for free, follow these steps:

  1. Click here to sign up to FAX.PLUS using your Google account (Click on the Google button to sign up with Google)
  2. Open your Gmail account and click on the Compose button to start a new email
  3. Enter the recipient's fax number followed by @fax.plus in the To field ([email protected])
  4. Attach the document you wish to fax from Gmail
  5. Send your email and the fax transmission will be started right away

You can use the Body of your email to write an optional cover sheet and you can use the subject of email as a Note.Learn more: How to send a fax from Gmail?

How to send fax online from Google Drive (Google Docs and Google Sheets)

The Google fax feature enables you to send fax from multiple Google apps and services, including Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Sheets. This Google integration is a perfect choice for those who store their documents and spreadsheets on Google Drive and looking for a way to fax such files right from the Google Docs app and Google Sheets. To start integrating FAX.PLUS with Google, simply download the FAX.PLUS add-on for Google Workspace and send your faxes with ease.

Learn more about how the Google fax feature works on different product:

How to send fax from Google Docs

How to send fax from Google Sheet

How to send fax from Google Drive

See also: How to send IRS form by fax?

How to send fax online from Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint,...)

Thinking of setting up a fax modem, plugging a landline phone to the modem and send a fax from MS Office? Well, we've got a way easier solution for you; online faxing solution. Once your document, excel file, or presentation is ready to be faxed, you just need to share the file via Email and use the Email to Fax feature to fax your word document online. Note that, this method works on both Windows and Mac devices.

UPDATE: Whether you have a fax number or not, you can also fax your word document directly from MS Word application with the FAX.PLUS add-in for Word. Simply get the add-in for free from Microsoft Store, follow a few simple steps and transmit your word document from Word 2013, Word 2016, Word 2016 for Mac or Word Online. (Get FAX.PLUS add-in for Word)

Learn how to fax a word document online

How to send fax online from Mac devices

The FAX.PLUS web app works flawlessly on Mac devices and you just need to open the web browser on your MacBook, go to the FAX.PLUS web app and start sending fax. But if you want to send fax from Apple's productivity apps such as Keynote, Pages, and Numbers, you are going to need to use the Email to Fax feature. Like sending fax from MS Word, you need to share your final file via Email and send fax from the Mail app.

Learn how to send fax from Mac OS X devices

Is FAX.PLUS a HIPAA Compliant fax service?

Yes, it is. If you are looking for the best online fax service to transmit patients' sensitive data without having to worry about any data breach or unauthorized access, FAX.PLUS is the online fax service you should go for. Learn more about FAX.PLUS HIPAA compliant fax service.

So, with a FAX.PLUS subscription (the plans start from free with no credit card information needed), you get to easily and securely send a fax online and store all your documents in an encrypted tab.


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