How Do I Configure a Dell 1815dn Printer for Email and Fax?

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The Dell 1815dn Laser Multi-Function printer is a medium-duty unit designed for use in small or home offices (SOHO). The printer provides colour laser printing, scanning and fax functions as well as network capability for a small group of users. The Dell 1815dn's integrated e-mail and fax functions make it convenient for send documents to others. Configuring the Dell 1815dn to send e-mail or fax documents is not that difficult and is something most people can accomplish within minutes.

Skill level:
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Instructions

    Setting Up Email Options

  1. 1

    Press the arrow keys on the face of the 1815dn until you see "Menu," then press the "Select" (check mark) key.

  2. 2

    Press the arrow key to scroll to the "Email set-up option." Press the "Select" key.

  3. 3

    Scroll to the "SMTP Server" option, then press the "Select" key. Use the keypad on the face of the 1815dn to enter the SMTP server address in the field. Obtain the address from your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Enter the address in the "smtp.abc.com" format. Press the "Select" key to save the settings and return to the "Email options" menu.

  4. 4

    Scroll to the "User Setup" menu option, then press the "Select" key. Press the "Select" key again to enter a new user.

  5. 5

    Use the keypad to enter the user name for the email account, then press the "Select" key.

  6. 6

    Scroll to the "Email Password" field, then press the "Select" key. Key in the password for the email account, then press the "Select" key. Press the "Cancel" key twice to return to "Standby Mode."

    Setting Up Fax Options

  1. 1

    Press the arrow key and scroll to the "Menu" option. Press the "Select" key.

  2. 2

    Scroll to the "Machine Setup" option, then press the "Select" button.

  3. 3

    Scroll to the "Machine ID" menu option, then press the "Select" key.

  4. 4

    Key in the phone number for your fax machine. Press the "Select" key.

  5. 5

    Use the keypad to enter the name to print on faxes. Press the "Select" key. Press the "Cancel" key twice to return to "Standby Mode."

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