Sending a Fax Using the Memory Dialing Feature - MX472 / MX479 / MX532

Article ID: ART146168 | Date published: 05/18/2015 | Date last updated: 05/07/2019


This article provides information on how to send a fax with the PIXMA MX472 / MX479 / MX532 using the memory dialing feature.



Registering recipient's fax/telephone number and name for coded memory dial or group dial enables you to send faxes easily.


  • It may be possible that faxes will reach unintended recipients due to the misdialing or incorrect registration of fax/telephone numbers. When you send important documents, it is recommended that you send them after speaking on the telephone.

    Sending Faxes with the Numeric Buttons

  1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.

  2. Press the FAX  button.

    The Fax standby screen is displayed.

  3. Load documents on the platen glass or in the ADF.

  4. Adjust the scan contrast and resolution as necessary.


    • For details on how to adjust the scan contrast and resolution, see Searching a Registered Recipient by Name

      To return to the screen to select the coded memory dial code or the group dial code, press the button.

  5. Select a coded memory dial code or a group dial code.

    1. Use the LEFTRIGHT button or the Numeric buttons to select a coded memory dial code or a group dial code.

      figure: LCD
    2. Press the OK button.

  6. Press the Color button for color transmission, or the Black button for black & white transmission.


    • Color transmission is available only when the recipient's fax machine supports color faxing.


  • To cancel a fax transmission, press the Stop  button. To cancel a fax transmission while it is in progress, press the Stop  button, then follow the instructions on the LCD.

  • If documents remain in the ADF after the Stop  button is pressed while scanning is in progress, Close the feeder cover [OK]Eject the document is displayed on the LCD. By pressing the OK button, the remaining documents are automatically ejected.

  • In case the machine was not able to send a fax, such as when the recipient's line was busy, it has the function to automatically redial the number after a specified interval. Automatic redialing is enabled by default.

    Automatic Redialing

    To cancel automatic redialing, wait until the machine starts redialing, then press the Stop  button.


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