How to Fax from Email

If you’ve got mail, you’ve got fax. eFax is the most convenient way to receive and send faxes from email. Whether you are an occasional fax user or run a successful business, eFax makes it easy to streamline your communications.


Benefits of Faxing by Email with eFax

Faxing by email with eFax offers multiple benefits that traditional faxing can never replicate:

Stay mobile

The ability to use email to fax means you can do business on the go and handle all your faxing needs. All you need is an eFax account and an internet connection.

Save money

Faxing by email with eFax means you no longer have to pay for a dedicated phone line, expensive fax machine, office supplies or ongoing maintenance. This can save you or your company a lot of money in a financial year.

Keep it simple

eFax lets you send faxes without dialing, waiting or paper. Simply log in to your account and attach documents.

Streamline business communications

Online faxing eliminates many of the hurdles that come with traditional faxing. Paper jams, jammed signals and misplaced fax documents are a thing of the past when you use eFax.

Manage documents on the cloud

You can store and manage your faxes using the eFax cloud-based storage system. This means access to sent and received documents anytime, anywhere and on any device.

Take your business global

eFax operates in 4,300 cities across 50 countries and six continents. This means you can set up a fax number for your business virtually anywhere, allowing you to tap into global markets.

Sign documents electronically

Take advantage of the electronic signature feature to quickly and efficiently sign documents.

Send large files

eFax lets you send large files, up to 3GB in size .

What Do You Need to Send Fax by Email?

eFax makes it incredibly easy to send faxes by email. All you need to get started is:
  • An email address
  • An eFax account
  • A stable internet connection
Remember to sign up with eFax using the same email address. eFax supports any email service, including Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo.

eFax allows you to send a fax from Gmail instantly and with no fuss. If you want to fax with more than one Gmail account, eFax supports up to five Gmail accounts.

Sending a fax from Outlook with eFax is as simple as adding an attachment. Here’s how to get it done:

Simplify your faxing experience by combining Yahoo Mail with eFax.

Other Ways to Fax with eFax

Email is not the only way you can send and receive faxes with eFax. You can also fax using eFax Messenger, your web browser and your phone.


1. Faxing from Your Computer

Looking for a quick and intuitive way to send a fax from your Mac or Windows computer? eFax is the easiest way to send faxes without the limitations of outdated fax machines, busy phone lines and scant office supplies.

eFax allows you to transform your Mac or Windows PC into a fully functional fax machine. The best part is you don’t need the extra hardware, busy signals, toner or paper. All you need is an eFax account, which takes less than five minutes to set up.

You can access the eFax portal from the web browser on your Mac computer. Here’s how it works:

There is more than one way to send a fax from your Windows computer. You can use eFax online, Windows Scan & Fax, eFax Messenger and Print to Fax.

1. Using eFax Online

Using eFax Messenger

eFax Messenger is a desktop app that allows you to send faxes, view received faxes, sign documents and add notes to your faxes.

2. Faxing From Your Phone

With eFax, you can turn your smartphone into a fax machine with the eFax app.  

Sending faxes in minutes

With the efficiency online faxing can introduce to your workplace or home office, adopting cloud faxing today will streamline the communication process and improve your overall productivity. Sign up for free with eFax to get started.