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How To Fax From An iPhone — Three Methods Listed

You need to send a fax, maybe a document, every once in a while, but not that often, so gettings a fax machine doesn’t make sense. Perhaps you never needed to fax or never had a fax machine, but you need to send a quick fax right now. In this article, I will walk you through easy methods to fax from an iPhone without requiring a fax machine.

Please note that while most of these applications are free to download, some of them might require either a one-time payment or a monthly subscription, or carrier charges. Here are the four methods that you can use to fax from an iPhone.

How to fax from an iPhone? – 4 Methods

Method #1: Using the  WeFax app

Method #2: Using the iFax app

Method #3: Using the FAX from iPhone app

Method 1: Using the WeFax app

Here are the steps to send a fax using the WeFax app:

Step #1: Download the WeFax app from the app store or simply tap here.

Step #2: Open the WeFax app once it’s downloaded.

Step #3: Tap on “Add Cover Page”

Add Cover Page

Step #4: Add your details: Name(From), Subject, and messages in respective fields.

 Add your details

Step #5: To add a document from the camera, tap on the “+” button under the “Documents” title.

Step #6: Select the “Scan with camera” option.

Scan with camera

Step #7:

will automatically crop the document; if you want to edit the crop, you can do it by adjusting the dots on the four corners and using the magnifying glass for precise movements.

WeFax will automatically crop

Note: You can also add photos from your photo library or cloud by tapping on the ”+” button under “Documents.”

Step #8: Add the number of the recipient by tapping on the bar at the top.

Add the number of the recipient

Step #9: Tap on the “send now” button.

Tap on the “send now” button

Your Fax will be sent. 

Method 2: Using the iFax app

Here are the steps to send a fax using the iFax app:

Step #1: Download the iFax app from the app store or simply tap here.

Step #2: Launch the app once it’s downloaded.

Note: You can use the app free for one week; after that, there is a monthly subscription. You can check the pricing by tapping on “Pricing” in the top left corner.

Step #3: Tap on “New Fax” in the top right corner.

 Tap on “New Fax” in the top right corner

Step #4: Add the recipient number.

Add the recipient number

Step #5: Add the recipient’s name, your name, and the subject in the respective fields.

 Add the recipient’s name

Step #6: Select options for urgency, reply, etc.

Step #7: Add a comment if required.

Add a comment if required

Step #8: Tap on “Scan or Add Documents.” You can use the camera to scan the documents, or you can upload documents from photos, mail, files, or the cloud. You can also create a document by selecting the “Write Text” option.

Scan or Add Documents

Step #9: Select the Scan Document option if you want to take a picture of the document.

Step #10: Place the camera of your iPhone right above the document, and it will automatically click the picture.

Place the camera of your iPhone

Step #11: Tap on “save” in the bottom right corner. 

 Tap on “save” in the bottom right corner

Step 12: Tap on the document picture if you want to edit it, change the filter, crop, etc.

Tap on the document picture
Tap on the document picture

Step #13: Tap on “done” in the top right corner.

 Tap on “done” in the top right corner

Step #14: Tap on “Send” in the top right corner.

Tap on “Send” in the top right corner

Your fax will be sent.

Method 3: Using the Fax from the iPhone app

Here are the steps to send a fax using the Fax from iPhone app

Step #1: Download the “Fax from iPhone” app from the app store or simply tap here.

Step #2: Launch the app once it’s downloaded.

Step #3: Enter the recipient’s number under the “send to” title. You can also select a contact by tapping on the contacts icon on the right side.

Enter the recipient’s number under the “send to” title

Step #4: Tap on the “+Add cover page” option.

 Tap on the “+Add cover page” option

Step #5: Enter your name, phone number, and message.

Enter your name, phone number, and message

Step #6: Tap on “done” in the top right corner.

 Tap on “done” in the top right corner

Step #7: Select the “+ Add image or document” option. You can scan documents from the camera and upload documents from photos or the cloud.

 Add image or document

Step #8: Tap on the “scan documents” option if you want to scan documents from the camera.

Step #9: Place the camera of your iPhone above the document, and it will automatically take a picture.

 Place the camera of your iPhone

Step #10: Tap on the “save” button in the bottom right corner.

Tap on the “save” button in the bottom right corner

Step #11: Click on the send button at the bottom.

Click on the send button at the bottom

Your Fax will be sent. 

Conclusion: fax from an iPhone

Hopefully, we have helped you with faxing from your iPhone. If you are looking for the easiest Fax app, we recommend you try the Fax from iPhone app from method 3 of this article. It is easy to use, just scan the document and send it; with no fancy edits. If you are on a budget, the most affordable app from this article is iFax from method 2. 5 pages are free per month, and if you require more than that, it’s just $25/month for the basic plan.

FAQs

Can I send free fax from my iPhone?

Yes, you can; 5 pages per month are free with the iFax app. Follow method 2 in this article. 

Can I fax from my iPhone without an app?

No, you will require a third-party app to fax from your iPhone.

Does Apple have a fax app?

Apple does not have a first-party app for fax, but there are many apps on the App Store for fax.

Can you fax from the Gmail app?

No, you cannot fax from the Gmail app.

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