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HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One and 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer Series (H711) - Setting up the HP All-in-One to Send and Receive Faxes

Introduction
This document describes how to set up the HP product to send and receive faxes.
Before you begin
Before you set up your fax service, make sure that you complete the following tasks:
  • Install the cartridges
  • Load U.S. Letter or A4-size paper in the input tray
  • Get the telephone cord and adapter (if provided) that came in the box with the product
Step one: Identify the type of telephone system you use
Depending on your country/region, you have either a serial or parallel telephone system. The instructions for fax setup differ depending on whether you have a serial or parallel type phone system.
If your country/region is listed below, visit Setting up the Printer to Send and Receive Faxes for information about setting up the fax.
Austria
Germany
Portugal
Belgium
Ireland
Spain
Denmark
Italy
Sweden
Finland
Norway
Switzerland
France
Netherlands
United Kingdom
If your country/region is not listed, follow the instructions in this document.
Step two: Set up the fax
Important! Use the phone cord that came with your product to connect the product to the telephone wall jack. Otherwise, you might not be able to fax successfully. This special phone cord has only two copper wires. Replace any four-wire phone cord with a two-wire cord. If you have the cord that shipped with the HP fax product and it is long enough, use that cord.
Figure : Two-wire phone cord
Image: Two-wire phone cord
Figure : Four-wire phone cord
Image: Four-wire phone cord
Click the Plus sign () next to the type of telephone system you have, and then follow the steps to set up your HP fax product.
Step three: Change Rings to Answer to its lowest setting
  1. On the product control panel, touch the Right Arrow ().
  2. Touch Setup ().
  3. Touch Fax Setup, and then touch Basic Fax Setup.
  4. In the Basic Fax Setup menu, touch Rings to Answer.
  5. Touch one of the arrows to change the setting to the lowest number of rings available, and then touch Done.
  6. Touch the Home icon () to return to the main screen.
Step four: Set the fax volume
Follow these steps to set the volume of the fax ringer.
  1. On the product control panel, touch the Right Arrow ().
  2. Touch Setup ().
  3. Touch Fax Setup, and then touch Basic Fax Setup.
  4. Touch the Down Arrow (), and then touch Fax Sound Volume.
  5. Touch Soft, Loud, or Off.
  6. Touch the Back Arrow () twice to return to the Fax Setup menu.
Step five: Set up the fax header
Use one of the following methods to set up the fax header. The header prints on the faxes that you send.
  1. On the Fax Setup screen, touch Basic Fax Setup.
  2. Touch Fax Header.
  3. Using the touch keypad, type your name or company name in the Enter your name: field, and then touch Done. A numerical keypad displays.
  4. Using the touch keypad, type your fax number in the Enter fax number: field, and then touch Done. The Basic Fax Setup menu displays again.
  5. Touch the Back Arrow () twice to return to the Fax Setup screen.
Step six: Run a fax test
Run a fax test to make sure that the fax is set up correctly.
  1. On the Fax Setup menu, touch the Down Arrow (), and then touch Fax Tools.
  2. Touch the Down Arrow (), and then touch Run Fax Test. The product displays the status of the test, and then prints a report.
  3. Wait while the product prints the Fax Test Report.
  4. Review the report.
    • If the report indicates the product passed the test and you still have problems faxing, check the fax settings listed in the report to make sure that the settings are correct. A blank or incorrect fax setting can cause problems with faxing.
    • If the report indicates the product failed the test, review the report for more information about fixing the problem.
If you have tried all of the preceding solutions in the order presented, and the issue is not resolved, try the following resource for more information.
HP Consumer Forums
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