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How to Fax from Microsoft Word?

Send fax from MS Word directly or fax a Word document from computer

How to fax a Word document from computer?

You can securely and easily fax a Word document from computer or mobile.
Learn how to fax from computer by following these simple steps:

  1. Sign up for a free account on FAX.PLUS.
  2. Go to the Send Fax section and enter the recipient’s fax number.
  3. Click on the Add File to attach the Word document.
  4. Send your fax right away and wait for the confirmation email.

How to send fax from Microsoft Word?

Other than the option to fax a Word document from computer, you can also utilize the email to fax feature to fax a Word document through your email. FAX.PLUS Microsoft integration also offers a simple way to send fax from Word or MS Word Online. You just need to install the FAX.PLUS Office add-in on your Mac device or Widnwos desktop computer and send fax directly from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Word Online.

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Send Fax from Email

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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FAX.PLUS allows you to get a dedicated local or toll-free fax number to send and receive fax online on your computer or other supported devices and platforms. There is also the option to keep your existing fax number and port it to FAX.PLUS.

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Whether you're a small business or a large corporation, online fax services can save you time and money. With FAX.PLUS, there's no need to invest in a physical fax machine or dedicate a phone line to faxing, and you don't need to worry about the cost of maintenance, ink, or paper. You can simple send fax from computer using a web browser or an email client.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I send a fax in Word 2016?

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There are two ways to send a fax in Word 2016: You can either use the FAX.PLUS add-in for Microsoft Word or utilize the Email to Fax feature to fax Word documents by email.

Does Office 365 have a fax feature?

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If you utilize the FAX.PLUS Microsoft integration, you can bring faxing functionality into a range of Office 365 products, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Does Word have a fax template?

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Yes. Other than the default fax templates on Microsoft Word, you can use FAX.PLUS printable fax cover sheet templates to add details about the intended recipients.