Add faxing capabilities to your Google Workspace

Integrate iFax into your organization’s Google Workspace and allow your team to fax without switching platforms.

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Fax directly from Gmail, Docs, Sheets and Google Drive

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Send faxes online with Google

iFax for Google Workspace features a collection of popular productivity tools like Drive, Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. iFax also supports third-party app integrations, bringing all your favorite tools together in one place. This way, you won’t have to leave the platform to access other software tools like iFax.

Yes, that means you can send and receive faxes directly from Google Workspace. As long as you have an iFax account, you can use the productivity suite to view, manage, and send faxes. It also takes no less than a few minutes to configure.

Install the Google Workspace fax add-on

  1. Go to the iFax website and log in to your web dashboard.
  2. Once logged in, navigate to  Integrations & API.
  3. Under this section, select Google Workspace. Doing this should prompt the web app to open the add-on in a new tab.
  4. Clicking the newly opened tab will take you to the add-on’s page on Google Workspace Marketplace.
  5. Click Install.
  6. When prompted to proceed, click Continue. Grant permission for the add-on to access your Workspace data.
  7. If successful, you should see a quick animation showcasing where you can access the newly installed add-on. Click Done.
  8. Now, click on the grid icon next to your Google account icon.
  9. Scroll down to the bottom of the list, then click on the iFax app to launch it.
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Send faxes directly from Google Drive

With iFax, you attach and fax files like PDF, Word documents, images, spreadsheets, and slides directly from your google drive. Here’s how: 

  1. Go to Google Drive and find the file you want to fax. 
  2. Right-click on the file and select Open With.
  3. Select iFax.

Doing so will prompt the app to open the document on iFax. By this time, you can follow the app’s standard faxing process.

Send fax straight from your Gmail account

  1. Go to your Gmail account and open any email with a document attachment.
  2. Preview the attachment.
  3. Select Open With, then choose iFax.

The iFax compose window should automatically load in a new tab. Enter your recipient’s fax number and configure the fax according to your needs and preferences.

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Empower your team with faxing capabilities

Normalize HIPAA & GLBA-compliant faxing across your organization by integrating iFax with your team’s Google Workspace account. Here’s how: 

  1. Log in to your Google Workspace account with your administrator credentials.
  2. Go to Google Workspace Marketplace.
  3. Type “iFax: HIPAA Online Fax” on the search bar and hit Enter.
  4. Click on the add-on to load its actual page. Right next to its name should be two blue buttons. Select the one that says “Admin Install.”
  5. A prompt should reveal a dialogue box asking for permission to continue. Select Continue.
  6. Select the domain or the specific users to whom you want to install the add-on. You can choose to install the app for the following users:
    • Everyone in your organization
    • Specific organizational units or groups
  7. Once the installation is complete, the add-on will be available for use by your selected users.
  8. Check the “Allow” box to agree to Google Workspace and the add-on’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Note: Installing the add-on for all users in the organization requires some waiting time. It may take up to 24 hours for it to be made available to everyone. Make sure to allocate enough time to complete the installation process.

Simplify your faxing experience and fax from Google Workspace
With our Google Workspace fax service, you and your team can fax efficiently without needing to leave the platform.