Sending a fax from a Mac computer - MAXIFY

Article ID: ART166078 | Date published: 07/26/2016 | Date last updated: 04/26/2019


PC Faxing - This article explains how to send a fax with your MAXIFY printer from a Mac.



Sending a Fax

You can send the faxes using the printer from a Mac.

To send the fax from a Mac, add your printer as AirPrint printer to the Mac.

Checking Your Environment

First, check your environment.

  • AirPrint Operation Environment

    Mac running the latest version of Mac OS

  • Requirement

    Mac and the printer must be connected to the same network over a LAN.


Adding Printer as AirPrint Printer to Your Mac

  1. Open System Preferences, and select Printers & Scanners (Print & Scan) on your Mac.

  2. Select + to display the printer list.

  3. Select the printer's name listed as Bonjour Multifunction.

  4. Select Secure AirPrint or AirPrint from Use.

  5. Select Add.


Sending a Fax from Mac


  • This function supports only monochrome transmission.
  1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

  2. Open the document you want to fax with an application.

  3. Open the Print dialog.

    To open the Print dialog, you typically select Print... from the File menu of your application software.

  4. Select Canon XXX series - Fax (where "XXX" is your printer's name) from Printer list.

    figure:Print dialog
  5. Specify fax paper settings as needed.

    figure:Print dialog
  6. Enter fax/telephone numbers in To:.

    figure:Print dialog

    Enter the dialing prefix and specify the cover page settings as needed.

  7. Select Fax.

    The printer dials automatically and sends the fax.


    • To cancel sending the fax, press the printer's Stop button.

Automatic Redialing

The printer redials automatically according to the automatic redialing setting of the printer.

You can enable or disable automatic redialing. If you enable automatic redialing, you can specify the maximum number of redial attempts and the length of time the printer waits between redial attempts.


  • To cancel automatic redialing, wait until the printer starts redialing, and then press the printer's Stop button.


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