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How to Send Fax to Human Answered Fax Machine?

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What is a human answered fax machine? When you try to send a fax to a fax machine, the transmission process starts automatically once the call is established and you don't need to do any extra action. But sometimes, the fax machine is not in Automatic mode and an operator answers the call. In such cases, both sender and recipient must do some certain actions, including hitting the Start button on the fax machine manually, to let the transmission begins. So, keep on reading to learn what you should do to send fax to human answered fax machines.

If you are using FAX.PLUS faxing services, the good news is that you can easily send faxes to human operated fax machines, as it automatically detects the call is answered by a human and will do certain actions automatically.

How to send fax to human answered fax machine?

1. Open FAX.PLUS web app and go to the Send Fax tab (You may need to register for a free account)

2. Use the "To", "Add File", and "Add Text" fields to specify the recipient's number, upload the document you wish to fax, and an optional cover sheet.

3. Click on the Gear icon next to the Send button to open the advanced settings

4. Toggle on the Fax To Human Operated Telefax option

5. Choose the language (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, and Japanese) as well as the announcer (male or female) and listen to the automatic dialogue playing. (To remove the FAX.PLUS dialogue you need to upgrade your plan)

6. Click on the Confirm button to save the changes and click to Send your fax to the human-operated telefax

7. You are all done, and once the operator answers your call, the message will be played automatically, and he/she understands about having an incoming fax and will accept the fax transmission to be started.

FAX.PLUS is a HIPAA compliant fax service that enables you to send fax to telefax machines which require some manual actions to receive faxes. If you want to test the telefax feature, register with FAX.PLUS for free and start sending faxes to more than 180 countries for free. No credit card is needed :).


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