How to Send a Fax from Your Smartphone

If you are curious to know how to send fax from your smartphone then you are in the right place. Before discuss about how to send we will brief about Fax. 

What is Fax?

Fax is short form of facsimile which is also called telefax. Fax is the process of sending text or images to someone or organization.  Previously it was sent through telephone by scan the content and send to the receiver number to produce paper copy. Now a days sending fax is an easy task for everyone who is using smartphone. 



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Process To send fax from smartphone

There is lot of Android apps provide facility to fax documents from your Android phone. Just open your Play Store search for “FAX” and you will get lot of fax apps. Just download and install any app and go through their necessary steps. Some apps required to create account and some doesn’t require. Before using any apps, I will recommend to check for last updated date to compatible with your smartphone version, reviews and features.

search fax app in Play Store

Sending process is almost same for most of the apps.   Below are the steps to follow …

1. Open the app and create account if required

2. Scan the document you want to fax

3. Provide recipient fax number. Some apps required name also

4. Select document or image want to fax from your android device local folder, Dropbox and Google drive.

5. Press Send button to send the fax

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Popular Apps:

Here is the list of most popular apps to fax from your Android phone. The list is based on installation number and reviewers rating.

iFAX –

Cloud storage platforms supported! Google Drive, Dropbox, Box are fully integrated.

Plans – Pay-per-fax or buy credits or get a monthly subscription plan for extra discounts on outgoing fax.

Installs – 500,000+

Review Rating – 4.9

Simple Fax Free page –

Simple Fax sends fax files or documents, including PDF files, stored on your Android phone or tablet to any fax number in the USA/Canada and many international locations.

Plans – Offer four subscriptions, $39.99 per year, $3.99 per month, $10.99 per quarter, and $22.99 per half-year. The longer the subscription period, the cheaper it is.

Installs – 500,000+

Review Rating – 4.7

FAX App: fax from Phone –

Support almost all forms of documents and images such as PDF, DOC, JPG, PNG & TIFF, and HTML.

Plans – 1-week subscription — US$ 9.99, 1-month subscription — US$ 19.99, 12-month subscription — US$ 49.99

Installs – 500,000+

Review Rating – 4.6

FaxFile –

Plans – Supports PDF and Microsoft office Word documents (.doc or .docx). It can also send as a fax images in PNG and JPG formats.

There are no monthly subscription plans. NOTE: for international faxes, check the international rate table in the application before purchasing credits

Installs – 500,000+

Review Rating – 4.6


Add documents from your device or your cloud storage (Google Drive and Dropbox). Support many document formats: Office documents, PDF, JPG, PNG, TIFF.

Plans – There are plans for professional and company, find which one is best for you. Range of plans start at $4.99 / month.

Installs – 500,000+

Review Rating – 4.4

Choose any of the above apps or other apps from Play Store then install to send fax from your phone within a minute.

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