How To Fax from a Phone

Turn any smartphone into a fax machine with eFax

Send and receive faxes with the eFax mobile fax app or using your favorite email app.

How To Send a Fax from your Phone with the eFax App

Step 1

Get an Online Fax Account:

Sign up for eFax to be able to fax over the internet.

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Step 2

Download & Open the App:

Get the app for iOS or Android - free with any eFax subscription.

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Step 3

Compose a New Fax:

Tap the pencil icon to begin a new fax message.

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Step 4

Add a Recipient:

Either type in the fax number of your recipient or select them from your contacts.

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Step 5

Attach Your Fax:

Browse to attach the document you’d like to fax. You can add up to 10 files.

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Step 6

Send the Fax:

Tap Send and your fax will be on its way.

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How to Receive Faxes with the eFax Mobile App

Receiving a fax with the eFax mobile app is even simpler yet. Just open the app to view any incoming faxes right in your inbox.

How To Send a Fax from your Phone with an Email App

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Step 1
Sign Up for eFax

An online fax service will let you fax without a fax machine.

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Step 2
Open Your Email App

Fax with Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, or any other email service.

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Step 3
Create a New Email

Tap the option to compose a new email message.

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Step 4
Add a Recipient

In the To field, add your recipient’s fax number (including country and area codes) followed by @efaxsend.com.

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Step 5
Upload Your Fax

Attach the document(s) you want to fax (up to 10 files).

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Step 6
Send It

Click Send and your fax will transmit.

How To Receive Faxes with an Email App on your Phone

Incoming faxes to your eFax number will appear in your email inbox with the fax document as an attachment. Receiving a fax on your phone couldn’t be easier.

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Fax From a Phone Anytime, Anywhere

Faxing has never been so mobile.

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Send and receive faxes on the go

Never be tied to a physical location with a fax machine again. Fax where it’s convenient for you.

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Forget Printing

Digitally sign faxes right in the eFax app. No more printing a document in order to sign it and send back.

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Snap a photo to fax

Use your phone as a scanner - simply take a picture of the document you want to fax.

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Save time, money and energy

Frustrating, expensive fax machines are out. Your phone can fax faster and for less with eFax.

eFax is More than Faxing from Your Phone

Not only can you fax with your smartphone, but you can also fax using any internet-connected computer or tablet. And with eFax, your faxes are stored online for the life of your account. Streamline your business communications, and try eFax today.

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