Monthly Archives: December 2013

Something new from Popfax! This time it’s tutorials on everythig.


 How to send a fax from email

Create a new mail message from your email application configured with your login email.
Enter in the destination address field.
Insert the security code in the subject field. You may find and/or change the security code in your online Popfax account.
Attach documents to fax.
In the body of the email type or paste up to 500 destination numbers in the international format. Optionally you can insert a Cover Page to personalize your fax.
Click on “send” button.

An email message will confirm that the fax was sent properly. The system can manage many file formats, including Word, Excel, PDF, PowerPoint, Jpeg, etc. You can fax from Outlook Express, The Bat or any other email client.
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How to send a fax online from your web browser

Access from any Internet Browser on your computer.
Login to your Popfax account.
Click on the “Send a fax” section from the “My account” area.
Select destination fax numbers from your Contact book or type in the destination numbers in the international format.
Select documents to fax (you can send up to 3 documents at once).
Select the quality of your fax: black and white thresholding (with improved readability) or grey and colors dithering (to render grey zones of pictures and logos). Optionally you can add a Cover Page or/and send as a Registered Fax.
Click on the “Preview / Send” button, wait a fiew seconds until your document is converted.
After you review, select “I agree to send the fax” and send the fax.

You will receive notifications for each fax delivery. The fax history can be tracked from your online account.
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How to scan and fax documents using an iPhone, Android smartphone or Blackberry

Install the Popcompanion mobile fax software from iTunes.
Login to your Popfax account from your smartphone.
Scan the pages of a document one by one with your smartphone’s camera. The integrated image processor in Popcompanion adjusts the photo and converts it into a faxable black & white document (TIFF format).
You can rotate the picture 90 degrees, adjust the page size, add a customizable cover page, etc.
Add as many photographed pages as you need. Popcompanion will interpret it as a single fax document with multiple pages.
Send the resulting document to your fax correspondent.

Popcompanion mobile is a fax app for Android, iOS and BlackBerry. Its user-friendly interface in several languages (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, etc.) allows you to easily fax from iPhones, Android phones and Blackberry devices, to view your sent/received faxes, SMS, voicemails, to manage your contacts and groups, etc.
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Popcompanion mobile application for Android phones – how does it work?

Install the mobile fax app Popcompanion on your Android device.
Open the Android fax app and choose to either log in or register your account.
Send the scanned documents to fax immediately or later.

In Popcompanion you can view, download and forward fax to email or to another fax number, receive and listen to voice messages, manage personal contacts and folders, etc. The application is free, although to benefit from it, a Popfax account is needed. Popfax for Android runs in several languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, etc.
Add Popcompanion to your Android app library.

How to use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) feature in your faxes

Enable the OCR feature in your account settings and select its language.
Download and open a fax from your Popfax Inbox.
All your inbound faxes in PDF format are converted from image to text format, and the related keywords are inserted into the “keywords” field of your PDF document’s properties.
You can easily search any fax stored on your PC by related keywords.

The OCR feature identifies all the textual content of a fax (which is actually an image file) and converts it to selectable text. Therefore, fax content can be easily copied, pasted and reused. The OCR feature works for all languages (18) in use in the countries where Popfax is present.
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How to fax from Gmail

In your Gmail account connected to click on the “compose” button to create a new message.
In address line, type
In the subject line, type the security code from your Popfax account.
In the “Mail to fax” section of your account copy the current security code. Or you can, alternatively, choose your own security code.
In the message body type the fax numbers.
Attach the document to be sent by fax in ∗pdf, ∗doc, ∗jpg, ∗png, etc. and send the message.

In a short time, you will receive the fax transmission report. All transmission reports are also stored in the Cloud and can be accessed from your online account.

The coolest thig – all of this is with video. I mean on their site: mail fax.

Here is the channel where video can be seen and shared!