To set up poll to receive a fax from the control panel
In the Fax area, press Fax Menu repeatedly until How to Fax appears.
Enter the fax number of the other fax machine.
Press START FAX Black or START FAX Color.
white, the HP Fax prints the fax in black and white.
Forward faxes to another number
You can set up the HP Fax to forward your faxes to another fax number. A received color
fax is forwarded in black and white.
HP recommends that you verify the number you are forwarding to is a working fax line.
Send a test fax to make sure the fax machine is able to receive your forwarded faxes.
To forward faxes from the control panel
Select Advanced Fax Setup, and then select Fax Forwarding Black Only.
Choose On-Forward if you want to forward the fax to another number without
printing a backup copy on the HP Fax.
Choose On-Print & Forward to print a backup copy of your received fax while
forwarding the fax to another number.
At the prompt, enter the number of the fax machine that will receive the forwarded
At the prompt, enter a start time and date and a stop time and date.
Fax Forwarding appears on the control-panel display.
If the HP Fax loses power when Fax Forwarding is set up, it saves the Fax
Forwarding setting and phone number. When power is restored to the HP Fax, the
Fax Forwarding setting is still On.
when the Fax Forwarding message is visible on the display, or you can select
Off from the Fax Forwarding Black Only menu.
Set the paper size for received faxes
You can select the paper size for received faxes. The paper size you select should match
what is loaded in your input tray. Faxes can be printed on letter, A4, or legal paper only.
until Poll to Receive appears, and then press OK.
If you press START FAX Color but the sender sent the fax in black and
until On-Forward or On-Print & Forward appears, and then press OK.
If the HP Fax is not able to forward the fax to the designated fax
machine (for example, if it is not turned on), the HP Fax prints the fax. If you
set up the HP Fax to print error reports for received faxes, it will also print an
You can cancel fax forwarding by pressing Cancel on the control panel