How To Receive Faxes by Email Using the iFax Android App


iFax is the fastest, easiest and most secure way to view your faxes. With the iFax mobile app, you do not need to set up a separate email account to receive your faxes by email.


How to receive an email fax on your phone

To receive faxes by email you would need to follow our step-by-step guide on “How to receive faxes with the iFax app” which is shown below and set up your iFax account. Then simply change the notification settings to receive your faxes as an attachment with your email.

STEP 1: Download The iFax App

Download your platform-specific iFax mobile app to instantly receive faxes on your smartphone, tablet, laptop etc. Start using all the cutting edge features of online faxing.


STEP 2:Create your iFax Account

You can sign up for the iFax account directly from within the mobile app. You can get your fax number with our trial plan. Once your iFax account is active, you can start receiving instant faxes on your mobile.


STEP 3:Tap To View Your Faxes

Once you open your iFax mobile app, tap on your inbox and click on ‘new fax’ to start reading your received faxes. You can also open attachments, view, sign and forward your fax.


Please make sure that you are logged in to the application. You can change notification settings by following steps:

For Android: Open application -> Open Menu -> Notifications -> Select the toggle button for Attach Fax to Email as ON to receive your faxes as an email attachment.

Click here to see the settings for iOS, macOS, Windows.