How to send and receive faxes from Email

iFax was one of the first providers to allow users to send and receive their faxes via email and create a mobile app specifically designed for online faxing.


Read below to see how to send and receive fax from email in just a few steps.

To start receiving faxes online via email, follow the guide below on how to send and receive a fax via email.

Step 1:

Firstly, go to or download the iFax app on IOS, Android, Mac, and Windows.


Step 2:

For desktop users: Under the ‘Products’ drop-down menu, select ‘Receive Faxes.’ This will navigate you to the iFax web platform, which will show you a window where you will select your new fax number. If the fax number pop-up does not appear for you, select the option of “Get a fax number,” which is located on the left-hand side of the screen.

For mobile app users: After downloading the app, open it. One of the first screens you should see will say ‘Get a fax number now.’


Step 3:

Choose the country and area code that suits you best.


Step 4:

Complete your account details by inputting the email you would like to send and receive faxes from.


Step 5:

On the iFax dashboard, you will be able to view all the faxes that you have received.

With your account created, you are ready to take advantage of iFax’s fax to email service. Sending and receiving a fax via email is just one click away.

You will be able to view all the faxes that you have received on the iFax dashboard, where all the faxes that have been sent or are still going through will be visible.

In the settings tab, you can choose to be notified via the app if you have received new faxes, or you can choose just to be notified by your email provider.

Simplify your fax process with iFax

It sounds simple, and that’s the point, it is. At iFax, we pride ourselves on the simplicity of our platform, whether you’re a one-time user or enterprise customer that is looking for your online fax to email solution.

With millions of faxes sent and received via email, iFax is one of the most popular cloud-based online faxing services. iFax is used by individuals and professionals who want to receive faxes online without the need for a fax machine. Amongst the SMB and SME community, iFax is commonly used as the sole fax provider in the respective office of the business as they receive faxes online on a constant basis.

iFax also offers a great trial period so the user can get an understanding of the online faxing service with no risk and no commitment.

Once a trial ends, a user has the option to choose from different packs with prices that start from less than 5¢ per page. iFax also offers a custom plan for enterprise users looking for a specific need not listed on the pricing page.

One of the main reasons we have millions of happy users is the cross-device faxing that iFax users enjoy. iFax has a custom-built app for IOS, Android, Mac, and Windows users, enabling you to easily send and receive faxes online and via email without the need for a physical fax machine.

iFax is a leader in the online faxing service, and we would be delighted to assist you with any questions you may have. Contact iFax Support online to learn how you can enhance your business’ fax process.

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