Sending Faxes (MF229dw/MF227dw/MF217w/MF216n)

Article ID: ART166205 | Date published: 08/11/2016 | Date last updated: 08/17/2016


Standard instructions for sending a fax


To prevent missending of a fax, always press  first.
* Destinations set by the previous user may remain.

1. Place the document(s).

2. Press  and tap <Fax>.

3. Specify a destination.

Specifying destinations using the numeric keys
Enter the destination using the numeric keys, and tap <Apply>.
  • If you enter the wrong characters, press . (Press to delete each character one by one; press and hold to delete all the input characters at once.)


When <Confirm Entered Fax Number> is set to <On>, a screen appears that prompts you to enter the destination again. Enter the same destination again for confirmation.
4. Specify the scanning settings as necessary.

Select the settings.

5. Press  to start sending.
  • Scanning starts.
  • If you want to cancel sending, press   Tap <Yes>.

When placing documents in the feeder in step 1
When scanning is complete, the faxes are sent.

When placing documents on the platen glass in step 1
Follow the procedures below.
1. Select the document size.
  • When there is only one page to be scanned, proceed to step 3.
2. Place the next document on the platen glass, and press .
  • Repeat this step until you finish scanning all of the pages.
3. Tap <Start TX>.
  • The faxes are sent.

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