How to receive fax online
from my iFax to my printer

Like good old fax machine

Who is iFax?

iFAX Solutions is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise fax solutions. As faxing has evolved, from individual fax machines in small offices to large corporate installations sending thousands of faxes an hour, fax software has evolved with it. iFAX Solutions looks to take this evolution to the next level – by combining the revolutionary Open Source fax software HylaFAX with industry-leading hardware, service and support.

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How to setup?

iFax control panel

#1. on iFax's side

  • Connect to your iFax web interface
  • Go in the settings and get the email set to receive the faxes.

#2. on Automatic Email Manager's side

  • If Automatic Email Manager is not installed on your PC, just download and install it »
  • Click on 'Accounts', then 'Add account'
  • Enter the email address which will receive your iFax faxes and follow the instruction on screen
  • When account is set, you just need to add the action Print Attachment(s)
  • Additionally you can add condition to avoid spam (see below in the tips section)

3 Best tips to improve your experience with digital faxes

#1. Print only faxes, avoid the spam

It is easy to filter received emails with the condition, you can specify the rule with sender email which must be from and/or subject which contains "xxxx". Below a simple example on how to set your condition (Read more on possible conditions »):

Settings to stop printing spam

#2. Save a copy of your faxes for archiving

For archiving and backup purposes you often need to have your faxes saved on disk, it is easy with Automatic Email Manager, just after the print action you add a 'save attachment' action, specifiy the disk location,and that's it. Read how to save the file on disk »

Backup fax copy automatically

#3. Send a fax to reply an email or a fax

Sometimes you need to send a fax as confirmation or when you receive a specific email, it is easy with a iFax digital fax account because you just need to send an email with your fax document attached (PDF, TIFF, TXT, MS Word/Excel format as email attachment.
In the field 'TO:' just set the fax number in this form: If you're sending the fax to a U.S. number, enter 1 and the ten digit fax number, like so:
Note: The email must be sent from your email iFax account in order for it to work.

Here how to reply a fax: Add an action to reply email and define the fax file attachment, now each time a fax will be received, it will send a reply to the number you specified. You can contact us for more information on this setting » .

Reply fax automatically

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