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How to Fax from Outlook?

Receive and send fax from Outlook easily and securely

Can I send a fax from Outlook?

The email to fax feature allows users to receive and send fax from Outlook 2016 on laptop, desktop computers, and mobile devices.
To send a fax from Outlook:

  1. Sign up on FAX.PLUS with your Outlook account.
  2. On Outlook, click on Compose to create a new email message.
  3. Enter the recipient's fax number followed by @fax.plus in the To field
  4. Attach your fax documents as email attachments. (You can use the body of the email as the fax cover sheet)
  5. Send the email and it will be faxed to the specified fax number(s).

How to Send Fax from Outlook 2019?

The FAX.PLUS email to fax feature supports every version of Outlook on Windows and Mac, including Outlook 2013, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019, and Outlook 365. You just need to attach the fax documents like a regular email and send your faxes from Outlook instantly.
You can send faxes from Outlook, receive faxes on Outlook, and get the delivery reports for your sent faxes in your inbox.

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The email to fax feature is yet another convenient way to send a fax from computer without having to leave your desk or find a fax machine. In order to send a fax from email, you need to compose an email using the same email address as your FAX.PLUS account and address it to the recipient's fax number. It is an environmentally friendly way to send a fax from computer and you'll receive the confirmation report right into your mailbox.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I send a fax from my Outlook email?

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Yes, you can. With the FAX.PLUS Email to Fax feature, you can send a fax from Outlook quickly and receive the confirmation report in your Oultook email.

How can I send fax through Outlook 365?

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You just need to create a new email message, type the recipient's fax number in the To field and attach the documents you wish to fax from Outlook 365.

How to set up fax to email on Outlook 2016?

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There is no set up. You just need to make sure you have used your Outlook email address to sign up to FAX.PLUS.