Sending From Fax To Email

July 10, 2012 By In Business, Fax to Email No Comment

 

Fax machines are one of the greatest inventions in the way of communication, as they allow us to send documents without having to deliver them or mail them. Faxes are one of the fastest ways to send documents over vast distances – but there is a newer, faster way: fax to email.

Fax to mail allows you to send and receive fax documents to and from your email address. No need for a bulky fax machine, stores of paper and ink or money for constant repairs and maintenance. So, how can you send a fax to an email?

The first thing you must do is sign up with an online fax service provider. Most charge a small fee, and some even offer their service for free. But be warned, those that are free usually send adverts with their faxes and limit the number of faxes you can send and receive. Word of mouth is the best way to find an online service provider, but reading online reviews is also a great starting point.

Once you have fax to email set up, you will be assigned a fax number even though you do not need a telephone line. This is the number that people can send faxes to, and they will be received in your email inbox. Whether you, the receiver, or both of you have online faxing enabled, the fax will go through as normal. With fax to email, you are able to send faxes to other users with email to fax enabled, or to traditional fax machines.

The best thing about fax to email is the mobility it allows you. No more standing around the fax machine waiting for a fax to send or be received, and no more missing important documents. With fax to email, you can receive and send faxes from anywhere in the world as long as you have an active internet connection and can access your email account. Some providers allow you even more mobility by giving you the option to receive and send fax messages on your smart phone.