Sending Faxes

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You can send a fax from a Windows application by opening or creating a document in the application, and then printing it to a fax printer.

To send a fax in Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012/2012R2 or Windows Server 2008/2008R2, see To send a fax in Windows 10 or Windows Server 2019.

To send a fax on old Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 computer, see To send a fax in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

To send a fax from Fax Voip Control Panel, see Send a fax from Fax Voip.

To specify Fax Station ID and Fax Headline, see Configure sender information.

For instructions on selecting image quality of outgoing fax, see Adjust fax resolution.

To send a fax using SendFaxMS.exe command line utility, see SendFaxMS.exe command line tool. More details can be found in the Send a Fax using SendFaxMS.exe tool - Microsoft Fax chapter of this user manual.

To learn more about how to monitor the progress of faxes being sent, see Monitoring and notifying.