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Sending Faxes from a Computer (PC Fax)

You can install the machine's fax driver on your computer to allow you to specify a destination and send a fax when printing. Use the following steps.
IMPORTANT
When <Allow Fax Driver TX> is set to <Off> on the machine, you cannot send faxes from a computer. Change the setting to <On> with the following steps.
<Menu>  <Function Settings>  <Send>  <Fax Settings>  <Allow Fax Driver TX>  <On>
NOTE
Screen shots of the fax driver used here may differ from those on your screen depending on the operating system and fax driver version.

Step 1 Install the fax driver on your computer

1
Download the fax driver from the Canon download website.
1
In your browser, open https://global.canon/en/support/.
2
Select your country or region.
3
Click "Support".
4
Open the download page for the driver and download the driver.
2
Install the downloaded driver.
Launch the installer, and follow the instructions on the screen to install.

Step 2 Send a fax from your computer

The steps for sending faxes depend on your computer's operating system. Send faxes according to the method for your operating system.

Windows

macOS users: Check Mac.
1
In the application used to create the document, select [Print] from the [File] menu, and display the print screen.
2
Select the machine's fax driver in the print screen.
3
Click [Print] or [OK].
To attach a cover sheet, etc.,
4
Specify the destination.
To specify from the Address Book,
To enter a destination directly,
If necessary, set other items.
5
Click [Send].
The fax is sent.

Mac

Windows users: Check Windows.
NOTE
Steps with macOS 10.15 are described here.
1
Select [Print] from the application's [File] menu.
2
Select the machine's fax driver from [Printer].
If no print options are displayed, click [Show Details] at the bottom of the screen.
To attach a cover sheet, etc.,
3
Select the [General Settings] panel from the pop-up menu of the print dialog box.
4
Specify the destination.
To specify from the Address Book,
To enter a destination directly,
5
Click [Print].
The fax is sent.