Do you know Google products can help you to send and receive faxes? You can’t send them directly because Google doesn’t have a dedicated fax service. For this reason, you will need a third-party fax service provider.
CocoFax can be a reliable free Google fax service. It is a cost-effective service with lots of features. CocoFax is featured on leading platforms, such as TechRadar, PCMag, CNET, Forbes, etc. This reliable service provider is famous among millions of people around the world.
How to get started with CocoFax?
If you want to use CocoFax, you will need a Gmail ID. Use this ID for a free sign up and get a trial period for 30 days. At the time of signing up, you will be free to choose your favorite fax number for free. You can evaluate the services of CocoFax for almost 30 days without paying even a single penny.
Send Faxes from Gmail
If you want to send faxes from Gmail, here are some easy steps to follow:
Step 01: Open a web browser or Gmail app and click on the “compose a mail” option.
Step 02: You have to compose a fax document by typing in the fax number of receiver followed by @cocofax.com. In the subject field, you can type in a note for the receiver. Moreover, the body of the email will help you to create a cover page.
Step 03: Attach your document that you want to send as fax and click on the “Send” button. Make sure to check everything twice before sending your fax.
Send Faxes from Google Drive
Google Drive is a popular storage service to save documents. You can send these documents as fax with the help of CocoFax. See these crucial steps to follow:
Step 01: CocoFax offers a 30-day free trial and a free fax number at the time of sign up. You have to share your details and select a suitable purchase plan.
Step 02: After signing up, you will get access to the Dashboard of CocoFax. Tap “Send Fax” to open a pop-up window. Type in the fax number of recipient, such as 545645645 and draft your message. The “Cover Letter” field is appropriate to draft your message.
Step 03: Once you are done with a cover letter, add attachments in your email. Select “Google Drive” from browse file dialog and choose your files to attach. Once your files are attached, you have to tap on “Send”.
Step 04: You will get a confirmation email for successful or unsuccessful transmission of faxes. Remember, signal problems or turned off fax machines of the receiver may be a reason for failure. There can’t be a fault from the end of CocoFax.
Send Faxes from Google Voice
Google Voice allows you to send voice messages, text messages and receive and send calls. Nowadays, you can use this telephone service to manage faxes. CocoFax enables you to use the Google Voice number to send and receive faxes.
Unlock a Google Voice Number
If you want to use your Google Voice number, you have to unlock this number before sending a porting request to CocoFax. Visit the unlock page of Google Voice and sign in to a Voice account.
Choose your Voice number to unlock it and tap on “Unlock” under this number. You have to confirm by tapping “continue” to confirm that you want to unlock this number. For this purpose, you have to pay $3. Use your Google Wallet to make payment and get a payment receipt in your inbox.
Send Porting Request to CocoFax
After unlocking your CocoFax number, you have to fill an online form for submitting your request to port your number. Remember, CocoFax will decide if your number can be ported. You will get verification to port your number on their network in your inbox.
Make sure to provide essential documents and follow the instructions of CocoFax. Once everything is done, you can use your ported out number of Google Voice to send and receive faxes.
You will need a browser to send faxes with ported out numbers. Open the dashboard of CocoFax and click on “Send Fax” to manage your local and international faxes.