How to Turn a Google Email Into a Fax Automatically

By Vera Leigh

If you have a Google email account, known as Gmail, you can automatically turn your email into a fax with a few clicks and adjustments to your computer. You will send faxes directly from your email and view them as you would a PDF or other document or ad if those items were hard-copy faxes.

TPC Fax

Step 1

Visit the website www.tpc.int/faxbyemail.html. Click "Check Coverage Page." This tool will help to determine whether your computer has the capabilities to send faxes to certain area codes.

Step 2

Type in the empty box the fax number of the person to whom you are sending a fax, and press "Check." When approved, press "Send a Fax by E-mail."

Step 3

Type your message in the body of your Gmail message.

Step 4

Type the following in the "To:" field without quotations: remote-printer.recipient_name@fax_number.iddd.tpc.intAn example of what this address might look like with a person's name and fax number entered into it is the following: remote-printer.Mary_Smith/Room_246@13446879590.iddd.tpc.int

Step 5

Send your message. You have transformed your gmail account into a sending fax machine.

Fax Zero

Step 1

Visit the Fax Zero website.

Step 2

Enter your name, gmail address and fax number in the boxes provided.

Step 3

Type the recipient's name, email address and fax number in the boxes provided.

Step 4

Upload the file to be faxed in the box provided.

Step 5

Type a personal message in the text box provided. Enter the confirmation code. Press the button labeled "Send Free Fax Now."

My Fax

Step 1

Visit My Fax's free faxing website.

Step 2

Enter your name, gmail address and fax number in the "To" category boxes.

Step 3

Enter the recipient's name and email address in the "From" category boxes.

Step 4

Type your message in the text box provided. Upload a file by clicking the "Browse" button.

Step 5

Submit your fax using your gmail account by pressing the "Send Fax" button.