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Access to Faxing

In order to fax you need access to your department's fax number.  You can request access to your department's Shared Mailbox from the person who manages your fax number.

Receiving a fax

  • Inbound faxes will be delivered to your fax line's shared mailbox.  Check your shared mailbox to view faxes sent to your fax number.

  • Access a shared mailbox:
    • In Gmail click on the EMU logo (beside your picture or initial) and you will see the shared mailbox in the list

Sending a fax - Attach PDF

  • Complete Setting up Windows Fax and Scan

  • Windows Fax and Scan > New Fax

    • To: Enter the 10 digit phone number (Note: Please use numbers only)
    • Cover Page: Select cover page created in Creating a cover page
    • Attach file: Click on the paperclip and locate your PDF file

Sending a fax - Printing

  • Complete Setting up Windows Fax and Scan

  • Print your document to the printer Fax on fax.royals.emu.edu (also referenced as \\fax.royals.emu.edu\fax)

  • Windows Fax and Scan will open with your document automatically attached

    • To: Enter phone number
    • Cover Page: Select cover page created in Creating a cover page
    • Attach file: Click on the paperclip and locate your PDF file

Setting up Windows Fax and Scan

  • Click on Start, navigate to the Windows Accessories folder and choose Windows Fax and Scan

  • Click Tools > Fax Accounts > Add > Connect to a fax server on my network
    • Enter: \\fax.royals.emu.edu
    • Click next
    • Click Done
  • Control Panel > Phone and Modem
    • Country: United States
    • Area Code: 540

Creating a cover page

  • Add User Information: Windows Fax and Scan > Tools > Sender Information

    • Full Name: Enter your name or your department's name
    • Fax Number: Enter your Fax Number
  • Create Cover page 
    • Windows Fax and Scan > Tools > Cover pages... > New:

      • Insert > Sender > Name
      • Insert > Sender > Fax number
      • Customize as desired
      • Save and close out of the cover page window
Service Attributes

Service Category

Communication & Collaboration

Service Name

Fax

Audience

Faculty, Staff

Service Cost

Fax lines are charged at the same rate as telephone lines

Managing Team

Network Systems

Applications

There are no supporting applications associated with this service