Thanks to technology, communication has been eased a great deal. One of the commonest and long-serving methods of communication is the use of faxes. For long, faxes have been in use, and they continue to be in use. It is therefore prudent that faxes undergo a revolution that will see them be accessive from any point.
Do you that today you can read your faxes in PDF form via Gmail? That’s how it is. You don’t have to be near your fax machine or your dedicated line to get faxes. Enjoy the convenience, safety, and the speed of faxes by accessing them on your Gmail. Gmail is so far the most widely used email services provider.
Advantages of Receiving Faxes on Gmail
Gmail will label your faxes clearly and separate them from other emails. You should, therefore, be sure to take note and access the fax received easily. Gmail allows you to integrate the faxes with its cloud storage via google drive. You will have 15GB google drive for your digital faxes. This mail also offers the convenience of integrating emails and fax services. Access them all in one inbox. Gmail is favorite because of its lightning speed. Enjoy the super speeds of Gmail. Through cloud storage and the portability of Gmail, you can access your faxes anywhere, and any time.
Create an Account
Before you can move far, ensure that you have two accounts. You need an email address and an online fax service. You may create a new email account to avoid mixing of faxes with a huge number of personal, social, or promotional messages. Make sure that you also have an email fax service. This gives you a fax number which will be directing your faxes to your Gmail inbox. This number acts as the virtual line and never goes off even when the computer is off.
Link the Accounts
Now that you have a fax number and a Gmail address link them. Linking the two is very easy. Once you have created an account with a fax service provider, you are ready to link. You need to choose whether you need an online or toll-free number. Your choice doesn’t increase charges. Next step is entering the email address and picking the number. With that, you are free to go. Remember that you can link up to five Gmail accounts.
Moving an Existing Fax Number
If you would like to move your number, there is a provision. In the process of linking, ask your provider for transfer and follow the prompts. Since your number is not configured for online use, this transfer might take some days to process. Be patient and continue using the temporary number provided.
Let’s move into a more efficient system without leaving behind what we love and use. Your faxes will then be delivered to you via email inbox as a pdf attachment. You can, therefore, access this fax anywhere and any time.