How to fax over the internet
Its easy to send a fax over the internet by using free online faxing! Some services are slightly
different, but this is the general method of faxing over the internet. Click on the illustration below:
How to send a fax over the internet
You start by attaching a document to an e-mail message. This can be a Microsoft Word file, a graphic, or anything you need to fax.
Send your email just as you normally would, but you addresses the message to the recipient's fax number at the fax service - (for example: email@example.com).
Your recipient will receive the fax on their machine just as they normally would, and will never know that
it was sent over the internet!
How to receive an online fax
The sender sends you a fax just as they normally would from their machine.
Your fax over internet service transparently converts their transmission into an image file and sends it to your
regular email account. You can print the file if necessary or just store it on your computer.
eFax.com allows you 150 free faxes per month, the ability to send and receive faxes on your smartphone, and unlimited online storage so that you can retrieve faxes anywhere. The first 30 days are free.
MyFax.com is owned by the same company and also offers a 30-day free trial. The pricing plans are slightly different between the top two online fax services.