How to Fax From a Computer

Send and receive faxes using a desktop or laptop computer anytime, anywhere.


Quick, Intuitive Faxing Right from your Windows or Mac Computer

Can I Send a Fax From My Computer?

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Faxing Your Way


How to Send a Fax From a Mac


How to Send a Fax From a Windows Computer

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A computer that operates Windows Fax and Scan

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A landline

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A fax modem (some computers include an internal fax modem, or you can purchase an external modem instead)

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A physical phone cord


How Can I Send a Fax Via Email?

What About Receiving Faxes?


What About Receiving Faxes?

Will I Need a Special Fax Number?

Will I Need a Special Fax Number?


Why is Online Faxing Better than Using a Fax Machine?

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Unlimited cloud storage of your faxes for the life of your eFax account

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Large file sharing, letting you use your computer to send documents that are too large to email

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Electronic signatures — no more printing, signing, and scanning!

Learn More About eFax Capabilities

Whether you want to fax a PDF or send a fax using Gmail, eFax has you covered. There are lots of cool things your eFax account is able to do. Learn more about your options when using eFax.