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Configure, Modify or Verify Incoming Fax Defaults

Product support for: AltaLink C8130 / C8135 / C8145 / C8155 / C8170 Color Multifunction Printer, AltaLink C81XX Family

Article Id: 2123777 | Published: 06/15/2020

  1. Login as Administrator at the Control Panel. For additional information, click on Access and Login or Logout as System Administrator at the Control Panel or Embedded Web Server (EWS).
  2. At the control panel touch screen, touch Device, then touch Tools.
  3. Touch App Settings > Fax App.
  4. To open the Incoming Fax Defaults window, touch Incoming Fax Defaults.
  5. To Enable Auto Answer Delay.
    1. On the Incoming Fax Defaults window, touch Automatic Answer Delay.
    2.  To set the answer delay, touch the arrows.
    3. Touch OK.
    4. Skip to step 10.
  6. To select Default Paper Settings,
    1. On the Incoming Fax Defaults window, touch Paper Settings.
    2. To direct the printer to print faxes on the paper size that most closely matches the attributes of the incoming fax, touch Automatic. If the exact paper size is not available, the printer prints to the next best match and scales the fax to fit if needed.
    3. To specify exact paper attributes for incoming faxes, touch Manual. If the specified paper size is not available, incoming faxes are held until resources are available.
    4. Touch OK.
    5. Skip to step 10. 
  7. To enable or disable the Secure Fax Feature   
    To secure fax transmissions, enable the Secure Fax feature. 
    When Secure Fax is enabled, a password is required before you can print or delete a fax.
    1. On the Incoming Fax Defaults screen, touch Secure Receive Settings.
    2. To enable the Secure Receive feature, touch Passcode Protect

      Note: To engage or disengage the Secure Fax Receive option, use the administrator password.

    3. To change the passcode, use the touch screen keypad to type the new passcode.
    4. To allow guest users to enable or disable the Secure Fax feature, for Permission Policy, touch Allow User to Manage

      Note: Guest users cannot change the passcode.

    5. Touch OK.
    6. Skip to step 10.
  8. To set Default Output Options at the Control Panel
    1. On the Incoming Fax Defaults screen, touch Default Output Options.
    2. To staple documents, for staple, touch Enable.
    3. To punch holes in documents, for Hole Punch, touch Enable.
    4. To set faxes to print on both sides of the page, for 2-Sided, touch Enable.
    5. Touch OK.
    6. Skip to step 10.  

      Note: Not all options listed are supported on all printers. Some options apply only to a specific printer model, configuration, operating system, or print driver type. Some options are available only if a finisher is installed.

  9. To disable Advanced Capabilities 
    If your printer is not communicating successfully with older fax machines, disable the advanced document transmission speed and resolution capabilities.
    1. On the Incoming Fax Defaults screen, touch Advanced Capabilities.
    2. Touch Disable.
    3. Touch OK.
    4. Skip to step 10.
  10. Logout as Administrator at the Control Panel.

 

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