Case A: Separate fax line (no voice calls received)
If you have a separate phone line on which you receive no voice calls, and you have no other
equipment connected on this phone line, set up the printer as described in this section.
Back view of the printer
Telephone wall jack
Use the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer to connect to
the 1-LINE port.
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter
provided for your country/region.
Set up faxing (parallel phone systems)
To set up the printer with a separate fax line
1. Using the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer, connect one end to your telephone
wall jack, then connect the other end to the port labeled 1-LINE on the back of the printer.
NOTE: You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the telephone wall jack to the printer,
you might not be able to fax successfully. This special phone cord is different from the
phone cords you might already have in your home or office.
2. Turn on the Auto Answer setting.
3. (Optional) Change the Rings to Answer setting to the lowest setting (two rings).
4. Run a fax test.
When the phone rings, the printer answers automatically after the number of rings you set in the
Rings to Answer setting. The printer begins emitting fax reception tones to the sending fax
machine and receives the fax.