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How to send a fax from an iPhone

19 Nov 2020 Developer News
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A generation of businessmen and women suffered through the era of clunky fax machines where they took up most of the office space and took even longer to send a fax through. Since then, technology has improved greatly and now people can send faxes right from their iPhones in a matter of seconds.

It’s never been easier to send a fax. All you have to do is download an app like the Smart Fax App – Tiny Easy Fax , which has been around for over a year and has a lot of users, and follow the simple steps below:

Step 1: Subscribe or Purchase Credits for Faxing

After downloading your preferred faxing app, the first thing you will need to do is subscribe or purchase credits. You can expect to pay anywhere from a couple of bucks up to $90 a year depending on how many faxes you need to send. Individual faxes can cost anywhere from .25 cents up to .75 cents depending on the fax app.

Make sure the fax app you use clearly displays how many credits it costs per fax in addition to your remaining balance and the subscription plans.

Step 2: Scan or Upload the Item to Fax

Now that you have your credits, it’s time to prepare your document or related item to fax. Most faxing apps make this step very simple.

All you have to do is either take a photo of the document through their mobile scanner or click on a button to open a source where your document already is like Dropbox, Google Drive, or on your iDevice.

If you have to take a picture, it’s as simple as clicking a button to scan the document and then deciding where you want to save the scan for faxing. Once the image has been captured, it’s on to the next step.

Step 3: Enter the Fax Number

Now that you have the document or image, enter the fax number of the person you are sending this to. It’s as simple as entering the number.

However, some top notch faxing apps allow users to access their iContacts or browse through sent faxes. That means if you are sending a fax to someone that you have already faxed before, all you have to do is click on the previous transaction.

Step 4: Send the Fax

With the document ready, and the recipient’s number entered, all that’s left to do is click the “Send” button. Typically, the best faxing apps make this button very large and easy to find. So, even the most uncoordinated fingers will be able to successfully tap this button without any problems or delays.

Step by Step

  • Download app
  • Open app and Purchase credits
  • Find your document or scan it
  • Enter the recipient’s fax number
  • Send the fax
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