Set the answer mode (Auto answer)
The answer mode determines whether the device answers incoming calls.
Turn on the Auto Answer setting if you want the device to answer faxes
automatically. The device answers all incoming calls and faxes.
Turn off the Auto Answer setting if you want to receive faxes manually. You must
be available to respond in person to the incoming fax call or the device does not
To set the answer mode to manual or automatic via the device control panel
1. Press Setup.
2. Press right arrow to select Fax Settings, and then press OK.
3. Press right arrow to select Answer Options, and then press OK.
4. Press right arrow to select Auto Answer, and then press OK.
5. Press right arrow to select On or Off as appropriate for your setup, and then press
When Auto Answer is On, the device answers calls automatically. When Auto
Answer is Off, it does not answer calls.