Skip to Content Information Center
Lexmark MX826

Lexmark MX826

Setting up the fax function using analog fax


  • This feature is available only in some printer models.
  • Some connection methods are applicable only in some countries or regions.
  • If the fax function is enabled and not fully set up, then the indicator light may blink red.
  • If you do not have a TCP/IP environment, then use the control panel to set up fax.

Warning—Potential Damage:  To avoid loss of data or printer malfunction, do not touch cables or the printer in the area shown while actively sending or receiving a fax.

    Using the Settings menu in the printer

  1. From the home screen, touch Settings > Fax > Fax Setup > General Fax settings.

  2. Configure the settings.

    Using the Embedded Web Server

  1. Open a web browser, and then type the printer IP address in the address field.


    • View the printer IP address on the home screen. The IP address appears as four sets of numbers separated by periods, such as
    • If you are using a proxy server, then temporarily disable it to load the web page correctly.
  2. Click Settings > Fax > Fax Setup > General Fax Settings.

  3. Configure the settings.

  4. Apply the changes.

Was this article helpful?