Sending Faxes

How Do I Send Faxes with eFax?

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eFax® provides a host of convenient ways to send a fax: via email, with the mobile app, or using your online account on the eFax website. eFax works with all major computer files, including PDF, TIFF, DOC, and PNG. You can also choose from pre-formatted cover sheets for order confirmations, invoices, timesheets, and progress reports.

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If you have an eFax Plus® or eFax Pro™ account, there are several easy ways to send faxes. Learn more about each method by clicking the links below:
Our free eFax Messenger fax software lets you view, save, edit and send your faxes from any computer. Learn more
eFax Plus® or eFax Pro™ customers can choose up to five (5) email addresses per eFax® number to send faxes from, at no additional charge. Learn more
When you send a fax, a confirmation receipt will be sent to your email address, confirming successful transmission. You can also view the send activity log in your online account. To view activity logs online:
  1. Login to eFax MyAccount.
  2. Click Update Account.
  3. Click the Usage tag.
  4. Beside Sending Faxes, click Activity Log.
Usually the fax will be sent within a few minutes, but it can take longer if the receiver’s fax is busy. eFax will retry twice, for a total of 3 transmissions, if the initial fax attempt fails.
There are two convenient ways to capture your signature with eFax. Either snap a photo of your handwritten signature on a blank piece of paper, or simply swipe your finger across your mobile screen to sign. See how simple it is to sign a fax with eFax online You can also download the free eFax mobile app for iOS and Android to sign your faxes on the go.
You can easily send your faxes internationally via email, online, or with eFax Messenger. Learn more about international send rates and dialing codes
The eFax Large File Sharing feature allows you to send up to 3GB of files at a time, to 20 people at once. Each recipient will receive a link in their email for secure download. Learn More
With eFax, you can fax over 170 file types, including PDF, TIFF, DOC, and PNG. See all supported file types
eFax offers pre-formatted templates for your convenience, including fax cover sheets, order confirmations, invoices, timesheets, progress reports and more. Click here to download cover sheets. Click here to download fax templates.
Get helpful tips for sending faxes, optimizing attachments, and more. Learn more

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