As those who live in the bustling city may know, technology has taken a giant leap forward. The biggest sector to advance ever so rapidly compared to others is the internet. There isn’t anything you can’t do using the internet today; make phone calls, send greetings, purchase goods, you name it. Now add to that long list a chance to send and receive fax from Gmail. This service is great for students in college who need to submit a hard copy of their final piece. This article will explain the few things you need to start immediately with internet faxing.
It’s very simple to get started with this new service. All you need is a Gmail account and a fax service account. There are several fax services available online that also offer free trial sign-up accounts. An online fax service basically designates a fax number to your email address such that you can send and receive fax from your email account. If you receive a fax to the designated number you get from the online fax service, the fax gets forwarded automatically to your Gmail account. It is also possible to pick your own fax number or use your current number for fax as well.
Internet faxing is a very simple service to use. When you are sending a fax, the SUBJECT field should contain the Cover Page Title and the TO field should contain the fax number with the URL of your fax service provider. For instance, if your fax service provider is eFax, then the TO field will be firstname.lastname@example.org and you do not include any spaces or dashes.
There are many advantages of using the internet to send faxes. First and foremost, there is no need to wait in queues and deal with paper jams and busy lines when sending fax via the internet. You just click SEND and it is gone; you don’t have to worry about it anymore. This saves you time and increases productivity as there is no time wasted in waiting for the fax to go from the machine.
One other major advantage of internet faxing is that it saves on paper. You can avoid wasting paper and help the environment when you use this service. You are able to control the computer and decide what to print. This will immensely help you and the environment. Less paperwork for you to deal with as well.
Everyone today with a stable internet connection has used one form or the other of cloud storage, be it Dropbox or OneDrive. Some fax services are so efficient and helpful that they allow you to link documents from these cloud storage facilities straight to fax. This again saves up time and effort, linking new technologies to a new facility is the right way to promoting.
All in all, online faxing is probably the new way to send fax. It saves time and effort sending the fax manually using a fax machine. It also helps reduce environmental pollution by saving on paper. As a student, you should actually look into this when you are required to send a document via fax.
However, student or not, this new technology will be a benefit to even the busiest of those in the city!