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How to Fax a PDF – 3 Awesomely Simple Ways

How to Fax a PDF

PDF stands for Portable Document Format and it’s a very important type of file in the business world. The main benefit of this format is that devices of all kinds can open and read them.

Adobe and other PDF readers can be easily installed on PCs, Macs, iPhones, Androids, and other platforms.

As one of the most common document formats, people often find themselves needing to fax a document that they have as a PDF.

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How to Fax Documents from Your Computer (Paper-Free)

How to Fax Documents Directly from Your Computer

Technology is always developing and most data exchange can be done via online channels. As a result, emails and other internet-based means of communication are usually enough. All without the need for paper.

But what about faxing?

Believe it or not, you can also send faxes using your computer – again paper-free!

How? Today, e’ll discuss several different ways to fax a document from your computer.

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How Do I Fax Double-Sided?

faxing a double sided document

Do you find yourself needing to fax a document that’s already printed on two sides. So how do you send a double-sided fax? Is it easy? Hard? Worth the effort?

Some fax machines or printers have a “duplex” feature which allows users to send a double-sided document. Without that feature double-sided faxing is a bit more of an ordeal. Especially if you have many faxes or lots of pages to send over. But there are some workarounds.

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How to Send a Fax from a PC

how to send a fax from your PC

Fax machines have long been in use and are especially handy when it comes to sending and receiving important documents, especially of legal and official nature.

There is no need to despair if you do not have a dedicated fax machine at your disposal though. These days, your PC can be equipped to send and receive digital fax.

Equipping Your PC to Send and Receive Fax

Your computer should be equipped with a fax modem before trying to send or receive any fax messages. A fax modem allows your computer to communicate with a fax machine over a standard phone line. Thankfully, this step is actually quite simple.

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Will a Fax Machine Work with NBN

The NBN and fax machines

As technology has developed, landlines and fax machines may have seemingly declined in use. However, they are still surprisingly prevalent. Although developed using analog networks, these devices have managed to survive and adapt to an increasingly digital world.

That is why, in most cases, your fax machine should function as it should when connected to the NBN. But it will take a bit of work to make that happen.

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