Open the printers folder, and then select your printer.
Note: If your printer is not in the list, then add your printer.
Open the printer properties, and then adjust the settings as necessary.
From the control panel, touch Scan to Computer > select the appropriate scan setting > Send It.
Configure your printer and computer so they can communicate after installing a serial port on your printer.
Connect your printer directly to an active telephone wall jack or share a line with an answering machine or voice mail service.