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How to Turn On the 'Enable Fax Scans' and 'Driver to Fax' Settings on Laser MFPs


This article describes the procedure for activating the Enable Fax Scans and Driver to Fax functions.

Both of these settings are turned ON by default.

What you may see

You cannot send a fax from the computer or the MFP's scanner; however, you are able to receive faxes on the MFP.

How to Activate Enable Fax Scans and Driver to Fax

Method 1: Control panel.

This method is preferred if the device is not on the network.

  1. Click on the MENU button.

  2. Click the down-arrow and click on SETTINGS when visible.

  3. Click on the FAX SETTINGS.


  5. Click on FAX SEND SETTINGS.

  6. Click on the down-arrow until ENABLE FAX SCANS is visible.

  7. If this says OFF, press the right or left arrow to change this value to display ON.

  8. Repeat this same procedure for the DRIVER TO FAX.

  9. Click on SUBMIT.

Method 2: Embedded Web Server(EWS) or MFP Web Page

This method is preferred if the device is on the network and you are not near the machine.

  1. Obtain the printer's TCP/IP address.

  2. Open your web browser.

  3. In the URL field, type http://MFP_ IP_ADDRESS, where IP_ADDRESS is the TCP/IP address of the printer.

  4. Click on SETTINGS.

  5. Click on FAX SETTINGS.

  6. Click on ANALOG FAX SETUP.

  7. Scroll down to FAX SEND SETTINGS.

  8. Place a check mark next to ENABLE FAX SCANS.

  9. Place a check mark next to DRIVER TO FAX.

  10. Click on SUBMIT.

Click here for illustration.

Still Need Help?

Please contact Lexmark Technical Support for additional assistance. NOTE: When calling for support, you will need to know your printer model/machine type and serial number (SN).

Please call from near the printer or near a computer in case a technician requests that you perform a task on either one these devices.


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