Case F: Shared voice/fax line with voice mail
If you receive both voice calls and fax calls at the same phone number, and you also
subscribe to a voice mail service through your telephone company, connect your
HP all-in-one as described in this section.
You cannot receive faxes automatically if you have a voice mail service at the
same phone number you use for fax calls. You must receive faxes manually; this
means you must be available to respond in person to incoming fax calls. If you
want to receive faxes automatically instead, contact your telephone company to
subscribe to a distinctive ring service, or to obtain a separate phone line for
Back view of the HP all-in-one
1 Telephone wall jack
2 Phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one connected to the "1-LINE" port
To set up your HP all-in-one with voice mail
Using the phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one, connect one end
to your telephone wall jack, then connect the other end to the port labeled "1-LINE"
on the back of your HP all-in-one.
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the telephone
wall jack to your HP all-in-one, you might not be able to fax successfully.
This special phone cord is different from the phone cords you might already
have in your home or office. If the supplied phone cord is too short, see
phone cord that came with my HP all-in-one is not long enough
information on extending it.
Set up the HP all-in-one to answer incoming calls manually. Press the
button until the light is off.
Run a fax test. For information, see
Test your fax setup
You must be available to respond in person to incoming fax calls, or your HP all-in-one
cannot receive faxes. For information on receiving faxes manually, see
Receive a fax