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How to Send and Receive Fax Without a Fax Machine

Faxing without a fax machine is easy with eFax. Fax from home, office, or on-the-go with a simple online portal and NO fax machine.

How to Fax Without a Fax Machine

Faxing without a fax machine is quicker and easier than the “old-fashioned” way!
Once upon a time, nearly every office had a fax machine. Before the advent of email, it was the quickest way to send and receive faxes with other businesses, whether they were down the street or around the globe.
Today, businesses conduct most of their communication over email, which means many businesses and individuals don’t fax as often as they used to.
But what about the fax-dependent industries, like law, medicine, finance, and government?

Here’s How to Fax Without a Fax Machine

Faxing Without a Fax Machine Using eFax


Can You Fax Without
a Fax Machine?

Absolutely! eFax is an online fax service that lets you send and receive faxes from your desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Here are some of the ways you can send or receive documents online:

Receiving Faxes Without a Fax Machine

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Learn More about Faxing Without a Fax Machine

You no longer need a fax machine and a dedicated telephone line to fax. Now, all you need is an eFax account and your preferred device (phone, computer, tablet etc.). You can set up your eFax account and start faxing in mere minutes. Plus, there’s no need to worry about storing your documents since eFax easily integrates with popular cloud storage apps like Google Drive and Dropbox.

eFax makes it easy to send faxes without a fax machine. You can choose to fax from your email, the eFax mobile app, the eFax Messenger application or your eFax MyPortal — whichever is more convenient for you. Simply create a new fax and enter your recipient’s information and fax number. If you’re using email, the contact will be the person’s fax number Then add the document you want to fax, create a cover letter if needed and send it. It’s that simple.

Take a few moments to set up an eFax account and choose your own eFax number. If you already have a fax number you want to use, you can port it to eFax. Then, share your fax number with your contacts and await your first fax. You’ll receive a notification in your email and on the app so you’ll know the moment the fax arrives.

Yes, you can fax without a fax machine. All you need is your phone, computer or tablet — plus an eFax account. Just visit to create an account and select a fax number, and you can start faxing without a fax machine in minutes. 

Most online faxing service providers charge a fee. But the good news is that eFax offers all new users a free trial. It lets you try out the flexibility and freedom of faxing without a machine, all at zero cost to you. 

Never Miss A Fax Again!

Benefits of Faxing Without a Fax Machine

Learn More About eFax Capabilities

Whether you want to fax a PDF or send a fax using Gmail, eFax has you covered. There are lots of cool things your eFax account is able to do. Learn more about your options when using eFax.


Fax From Home or the Office in as Little as Five Minutes with eFax!