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You can try FaxMail for Windows for free before you buy it. When you are done trying
out the software, you can either register (purchase) it, or un-install it.
If you get a window popping up asking you to register, and you are not
done testing the software, just click on [Get Registration Code from
When you start the program, you will be at the main scrren, shown below.
First off, you can convert a document into a fax from any Windows program
that can print. What you do is proceed to print the document but before
printing, choose the [ElectraSoft Print to Fax] printer as the printer. Be
sure FaxMail is running and it will bring up the Send Fax box, shown
Or, if you already have a fax converted, you can just bring up the Send
Fax box by clicking the [Send Fax] button.
Now that we are in the Send Fax box, you can either type in the
recipient's fax number or choose a recipient from the faxbooks by clicking
on the [FaxBooks] button. Select whether or not to include the cover
page and edit the cover page accordingly (by clicking on the [Edit Cover
Page] button.) if you do include the cover page.
Once you are ready to send the fax, click on the [Queue/Send Fax]
button. That is it. The fax will then be sent. You can then see the status
in the main window.
If the installation successfully detected your modem, you will
automatically be ready to receive a fax. By default, while FaxMail is
running, it will answer the phone on the 1st incoming ring. To set FaxMail
to not answer, simply toggle off the [Ready to Receive Faxes]
setting on the main screen, shown below.
To change the receiving options, such as rings until answer, click on the
menu item: [Tools], [Configure]. Go to the [Fax Settings] section. Click on the [Advanced Settings] button. Click on the [Receive Fax] tab. Here, you will
find settings such as the [Answer on Ring] setting.
All received faxes will be stored in the In Box. You can access the In Box
by clicking the menu item: [FaxBox], [InBox] from the main
For more advanced options, please refer to the Help System. This tutorial is just to start you using the simplest features.