Sending Faxes from Your Computer (PC Fax)
Article ID: ART167638 | Date published: 04/05/2017 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017
 

Description

Sending Faxes from Your Computer (PC Fax)

Solution

You can send fax documents created on your computer application directly from your computer. This feature eliminates the need to print documents for faxing and saves paper. You need to specify the basic fax settings (see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).) and install the fax driver on your computer. For more information about how to install the fax driver, see the manuals for the relevant drivers on the online manual website.
NOTE
  • Depending on the operating system and the version of the fax driver you are using, the fax driver screens in this manual may differ from your screens.
REFERENCE
About the Fax Driver Help
  • Clicking [Help] on the fax driver screen displays the Help screen. On this screen you can see information that is not in the User's Guide, including information about driver features such as registering frequently used settings and how to set up those features.

Sending PC Faxes

IMPORTANT
  • When <Allow Fax Driver TX> is set to <Off> on the machine, you cannot send faxes from computers. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).
  • You need to enable Department ID Management on the fax driver you are using if Department ID Management is enabled on the machine. For more information, click [Help] on the fax driver screen. For details, see the "User's Guide" from the Canon website (canon.com/oip-manual).

1. Open a document in an application and display the print dialog box.
  • How to display the print dialog box differs for each application. For more information, see the instruction manual for the application you are using.

2. Select the fax driver for this machine, and click [Print].

3. Specify the destination.

3-A. To specify only one destination

3-A-1. Click the [Enter Destination] tab.

3-A-2. Set the communication mode and fax number (or URI).

3-B. To specify multiple destinations at once

3-B-1. Click the [Select Destination] tab.

3-B-2. Click [Add Destination].

3-B-3. Set the communication mode and fax number (or URI), and click [OK].

3-B-4. Repeat steps 3-B-2 and 3-B-3 to add concurrent destinations.
  • You can also add a destination by clicking [Add Next Destination] in step 3-B-3.

  • If you need to specify a number to dial an outside line, select [Detailed Settings] [Add Outside Dialing Prefix to G3/G4/IP Fax Number] and enter the number in [Outside Dialing Prefix]. The specified number is added to the beginning of the fax number when the machine dials.
  • To make it easier to specify destinations using the Address Book.
  • Selecting [Store Sent Fax Information and Image] enables you to store the logs for sending documents and check detailed information of a sent document along with its image, including destinations and number of pages. For more information, click [Help] on the fax driver screen.
  • When the [Confirm Fax Number] or [Confirm URI] field is active, also enter the appropriate number in the field. The setting of whether to confirm entered numbers can be changed in the fax driver screen. For more information, click [Help] on the fax driver screen.

4. Click [Send] to send the document.
NOTE
When sending from the Windows Store app in Windows 8/10/Server 2012
  • Display the charms on the right side of the screen and use the procedure shown below.
Windows 8/Server 2012
Tap or click [Devices] The fax driver for this machine [Print]
Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2
Tap or click [Devices] [Print] The fax driver for this machine [Print]
Windows 10
Tap or click [ ] [Print]
- If you send faxes using this method, only a limited number of fax functions are available.
- If the message [The printer requires your attention. Go to the desktop to take care of it.] is displayed, go to the desktop and proceed to step 3 to specify the destination. This message appears when the machine is set to display the user name when sending a fax and similar instances.


System Requirements (Remote UI)

SIMS Doc Id

8203460900