Send faxes as easily as sending emails
Planet Numbers' 'Email to Fax' service enables you to send documents by email which is then delivered to a fax machine. The emailed document can be sent to any fax machine by using the fax number in the email address.
The service uses your normal email-application, and works with both Windows & MAC - no special software is required. The fax we send is the document attached to your email. Accepted formats are pdf, doc, xls, docx, tif.
For example, if you wish to send a fax to "01202303030" then the correct format of the email address would be: firstname.lastname@example.org
Simply attach your fax document to your email, then send to the fax number in this email address format and this will deliver your document to the fax machine.
To enable the service you must have a Fax to Email number allocated to your account and your email address must be registered as a user. Individuals or a group of individuals can be registered to use the service.
Benefits of Email to Fax
- Choose the CallerID that's presented. If you have an existing fax number then you can display this number when sending a fax using our service.
- Personalise the Fax header. Word your own fax header message to be displayed at the very top of the page of your fax when it is delivered.
- Delivery confirmation. We will send you an email to confirm the delivery of the fax.
- Password protection. We can make the service more secure by adding a password as a subject. If your email subject does not match the password set then the fax will not be sent.
- Re-try policy. Our service can be set to try up to three times at varying intervals to ensure your fax is delivered in case the fax machine you are sending to is busy on the first attempt.
In most cases there are no changes needed to enable your application - simply use the "email@example.com" where you would normally put the recipients email address - that's it. Furthermore, combined with our Fax2Email service you can receive your faxes wherever you can access your email.
To use our Email to Fax service costs just £15 per month per account, plus 2.5p/min. One email2fax account number can take multiple email addresses, so if you have 100 members of staff then all the staff members can have access to the service as long as their email addresses have been registered in the system against the account number.
Pick up the phone
If you would like to place an order for our Email to Fax Service, or have any questions regarding it, call our friendly business team on 08450 777 777.