How to Send a Color Fax. You may send color faxes through a color fax machine, an Internet fax service or a fax software program installed on your computer. Follow these steps to send color faxes through each of these mediums.
Things You'll Need
- Color fax machine
- Fax software or Internet faxing service
Using a Color Fax Machine
A power light and ready light will indicate whether your color fax machine is on and ready to operate.
Load the color document you want to fax into the sheet feeder. Orient the document properly (face up or face down, depending on the machine).
Enter the recipient's fax number on the machine's keypad. Be sure to enter a "1+area code" for a long-distance number.
Press the Send button on your machine. This button may read, "Enter" or "Send Fax."
Using an Internet Fax Service
If necessary, convert the color document to the appropriate format for color faxing. Standard format is TIFF, but some services will automatically convert.
Open your fax software or Internet fax service.
Configure the program or service to send a color fax. Examine the configuration menu and select the option for sending color faxes.
Click the "Send" button.