How to Send a Free Fax With Yahoo

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How to Send a Free Fax With Yahoo
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A Yahoo e-mail account can be used to do more than just check e-mail and chat with friends. It can also send and receive information by fax when used in conjunction with online faxing services. Anyone can set up a Yahoo account with a fax number to communicate quickly and easily right from a computer.

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  1. 1

    Sign in to your Yahoo account. Open a new, blank e-mail.

  2. 2

    Type the fax number you wish to send a fax to in the address box. Include the address for the fax service directly after the number. The address line should look something like

  3. 3

    Type the body of the cover letter you wish to send directly into the blank e-mail. Include the documents you wish to fax as attachments to the email.

  4. 4

    Hit the "send" button. Most fax to e-mail services will send a confirmation e-mail shortly after the fax has been sent.

Tips and warnings

  • You may need to add your Yahoo e-mail account to your fax to e-mail service account. This is typically done by sending an e-mail from the Yahoo account to that fax to e-mail service. This may not be necessary depending on the fax to e-mail service you are using.

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