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How to Fax Online

Receive and send fax online from computer, Gmail, email, mobile phone, and other supported devices and platforms

How to fax from computer, Gmail, mobile, email

FAX.PLUS is a premium online fax service that allows individuals and corporates to send and receive fax online through various devices and platforms. You can access it via: web browsers, Windows desktops, Mac devices, iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, and even email services such as Gmail and Outlook.

How can I send a fax from my computer for free?

How to Send Fax Online?

How can I send a fax from my computer for free?

How to send fax from computer?

1. Go to thesection and enter the recipient’s fax number.

2. Attach your fax document(s) and add an optional cover page.

3. Send your fax right away and get the confirmation report in your email.

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Send fax from your email

How to send fax from Gmail (or any email client)?

1. Use the same email address you have registered on FAX.PLUS.

2. Compose an email and enter the recipient’s fax number in the To field*.

3. Attach the documents you wish to fax through email.

4. Send the email and wait for the delivery status to arrive back in your email.

* Write the destination’s fax number (along with the country and area code) followed by @fax.plus (example: +16692001010@fax.plus)

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Send and receive fax on your mobile

How to fax from mobile?

1. Download and install the FAX.PLUS app on your phone.

2. Sign in to your account or create a free account.

3. Go to the Send Fax section and enter the recipient’s fax number.

4. Attach your fax document(s) and add an optional cover page.

5. Send your fax and get the status as a push notification.

How to Receive Fax Online?


Get your dedicated fax number (or port your own)

Choose a plan from our plans & pricing page and get your fax number or fill out the porting request form to keep your existing fax number. Make sure your paid plan is active and you have enough remaining pages to receive new incoming faxes.


Share your fax number

Your fax number is available in the Faxes section. Make sure that the sender is sending the fax to the current fax number with the country code and area code in the beginning (for example +16692001010)


Get notified via email or push notification

Your inbound fax documents can be found in the Faxes section, under the Inbox tab, and you will be notified via email and push notification as soon as there is a new incoming fax.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I send a fax online from my computer or mobile?

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There are different ways to send a fax online, whether you want to send a fax from a computer, mobile, or tablet. Online fax services offer many possibilities: send fax from Gmail (or any other connected email account), send fax from Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Sheets, send fax from Windows PC or Mac devices, send PDF to fax, send fax from Microsoft Word, and you can even send fax from your own enterprise software!

How to fax from Android or iOS devices

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FAX.PLUS Android app and FAX.PLUS iOS app lets you send fax online right from your smartphone or tablet. All you need to do is download the FAX.PLUS app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store for free, then log in to your account. Once logged on, find the Send Fax section, and continue sending out your faxes!
Learn more: How to Send Free Fax From iPhone.

Can I receive a fax on my computer?

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Yes, you can. With FAX.PLUS, other than the option to send free fax from computer and send fax online, each paid plan comes with at least one free fax number that enables you to receive fax on your computer or other supported platforms and devices.

Can I send a PDF to a fax number or fax machine?

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Yes, you can. All you need is the FAX.PLUS Web app or Mobile app to send a PDF file to a fax number or fax machine. You can also use the Email to Fax feature to fax a PDF document via Gmail or other email clients with ease.

How to fax from email? (using Gmail and other email clinets)

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

  1. Sign up for FAX.PLUS using your Google account. Click on the Google button to sign up with Google.
  2. Open your Gmail account and click the Compose button to start a new email.
  3. Enter the recipient's fax number, including their area code, followed by @fax.plus in the To field. Here's how the number in email form should look: (+16692001010@fax.plus).
  4. Attach the document you wish to fax from Gmail.Send your email and the fax transmission will be started right away.
  5. You can also use the body of your email to write an optional cover sheet and the subject of the email as a note.
    Learn more: How to send a fax from Gmail.

How to fax a document from Microsoft Office: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, PDFs

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Thinking of setting up a fax modem, plugging a landline phone to the modem and sending a fax from MS Office? Well, there’s a much easier solution: the FAX.PLUS 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 fax documents from Google Drive? (Google Docs and Google Sheets)

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The Google fax feature enables you to 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 are looking for a way to fax them straight 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.

How to send fax online from Mac devices?

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

Will I receive my fax if I don’t have an internet connection?

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Yes, you will. Your fax number is always ready to receive new incoming faxes, even if you are not connected to the internet.