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How to send faxes over the Internet

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How to send faxes over the Internet: The fax it is an outdated means, we do not rain on this, however it may happen that you still need it to send documents to the office, deal with paperwork or communicate with companies that, not being particularly in step with the times, have not yet equipped themselves with a email address.

Here is the reason why I want to explain to you today how to send faxes over the Internet taking advantage of some Web services that I have tested in recent days. There is no program to install and, above all, you don’t have to be minutes of special equipment: you can do everything from the comfort of your browser using any Internet line.

What are you waiting for to try? Starting from a simple PDF document you can send faxes all over Italy (and beyond) in a few minutes without spending a cent. You just have to arm yourself with a little patience and understand how the solutions I am about to propose work. That said, I would say to start. Have a good reading!

Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to send faxes over the InternetI want to give you some preliminary information on the operation in question, so that you can better understand what to do.

First of all, before proceeding with the actual sending of the documents of your interest, scan them, so you will have the files ready to be uploaded to the services I am about to recommend. This operation, of course, is not necessary in the case of documents in electronic format already present on the computer in use.

About the services I’m about to talk to you about, know that these work without installing any plugins and without having to equip themselves with particular devices: everything happens by acting from a very common browser. Faxes are received within a few minutes or, at worst, within a couple of hours at most (at least this is what I found from the tests I did for the writing of this article).

Another thing I want to tell you is that it is not possible send faxes over the internet for free without registration: the services in question, in fact, all work after free registration and some require the payment of small sums of money to break down some limits of the respective free versions (but I will talk about this later). Now that I’ve cleared it all up, let’s get started!

How to send faxes over the Internet

If you agree, now let’s get to the heart of the article and see how to send faxes over the Internet using some services suitable for this purpose. Find them listed below.



The first solution I recommend you try is called MyFax, thanks to which it is possible to send 2 faxes a day: for the first month of use it is free, after which it costs 13 euros / month. During the trial it is possible to fax documents containing up to 150 pages and receive documents consisting of up to 200 pages. The service does not apply commercial writings to the files sent and that the latter are delivered within a few hours.

To use it, go to the MyFax home page using the link I have just indicated, click on the button Start your free trial (top right), select Italy from the menu In which country do you want a fax number? and take care of choose a city from its menu. Then click on the button Go on.

Now, specify first name, email address and data of the credit card, so as to activate the free trial (by deactivating the automatic renewal before its expiration you will not pay anything). Next, also provide thebilling address and yours telephone number and click the button Activate located at the bottom of the page.

At this point, I recommend that you strictly follow the information you will receive via e-mail at the address indicated during registration. Basically, you must proceed with the activation of the account by sending valid identity documents within 10 days from the creation of the same (if you do not do this the account will be canceled).

Once this phase is complete, go to the MyFax login pagelog in by providing your access data in the appropriate form and click on the button Log In. Once logged in, click on the button Send fax and fill out the form provided, specifying telephone number of the fax recipient And sender data in the appropriate boxes. Then click on the button Choose file (located at the bottom), select the document to upload and send and click on the button Send fax.

If you want to deactivate a subscription, perhaps before the trial period expires, click on the button Update account (on the main page of your profile), click on the items Billing> Cancel My Account and follow the instructions given on the screen to complete the operation.



Also HelloFax allows you to send faxes over the Internet quickly and easily. Its free basic plan includes shipping up to 5 pages. To break this limit and unlock all the other features of the service, you need to take out a subscription starting from 9.99 euros / month. The faxes are delivered within a maximum of a couple of hours and are not characterized by advertisements.

To use it, you must first create an account on HelloFax: then go to his registration page and register with your Google account (Sign up with Google), your Dropbox account (Sign up with Dropbox) or yours email addressproviding the latter in the appropriate text field and clicking on Go on.

Next, click on link that was sent to the e-mail address used for registration (or the one associated with the account with which you decided to register) and, on the page that opened, provide the password with which to access your HelloFax account, click on the button Go on and click on the entry No, thanks, I’m fine.

Once logged in, click on the item Send a fax (top left), click the button Send a fax (in the center of the page) and press the button Upload filein such a way as to select i papers to be uploaded and sent later.

After uploading the files of your interest, click on the button Forward (top right), specify who i am signatories of the fax, providing the names and e-mail addresses of the latter in the appropriate text fields, and click on the button Forward at the top right, or on the link I am the only signatorybased on the number of signatories you indicated earlier.

If you deem it necessary, personalize the fax by imprinting initials, signatures, etc. or jump this step (by clicking on the appropriate button). Once this is done, indicate the recipient’s fax number or e-mail address in the field under the heading Fax number or email address and click on the buttons Send document And Send with HelloSign to proceed with sending.



Another service that I want to mention is Faxapp. You can test it for free for 10 days and without necessarily having to provide your credit card details. After the trial, to continue using the service, you need to take out a subscription starting from 3.75 euros / month, which allows you to send 50 pages and receive an unlimited number of files. In this case, commercial writings are applied to the documents (at the end) and delivery takes place within one or two hours at most.

To activate the Faxapp trial, after going to its home page via the link I provided, click on the button Try it 10 days for free (top right) and fill out the form you see on the screen. Then provide yours email addressthe username to use and the password with which to protect the account. Then choose the Area code you want to set up for your virtual fax number and press the button Go on.

Now, click on the link verification form received at the e-mail address you registered with and returned to your account. You are now ready to send a fax with FaxApp. Then select the item Send a fax through the sidebar on the right and, on the page that opened, click on the button under the item Document.

Select, therefore, the file to fax, provide the recipient number in the appropriate text field and click on the button Send fax to proceed with sending. Easier than that ?!