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How to Fax From Microsoft Word?

Follow these 6 simple steps to send fax from Microsoft Word:

  1. Install the FAX.PLUS add-in for Word.
  2. Open the document you wish to fax or write a new one from scratch.
  3. Find the FAX.PLUS button on the top right side of the screen and click on it to run the Wizard.
  4. Sign in to your FAX.PLUS account or create a new account for free.
  5. Add the recipient’s fax number and apply the necessary customization.
  6. Click on the Send Fax button, and your Word document will be transmitted immediately.
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FAX.PLUS is available across multiple platforms and enables you to send free fax online on different platforms and devices. You can use your Computer or Mobile, Google Docs or Google Sheets or even your Email for transmitting your faxes.

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All your fax data at rest are fully encrypted with AES 256-bit encryption and being a Swiss company gives all our users data the protection of strict Swiss privacy laws. Learn more about our Security Practises.

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You are completely free of fax machines, landline phone service, ink, paper, software, and hardware.
With a simple click of a button, you can send fax to any physical, analog, digital, or completely virtual fax machine.

Add Fax Cover Sheet

Add a fax cover sheet before your actual fax message and include more details about your fax. You can either use a pre-formatted fax cover sheet, use a fax cover sheet template, or upload your own cover page.

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How do I send a fax in Word 2016?

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?

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?

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.