FaxFX Fax to Email

All you need to get started is a valid active email address.

If you have a valid email address, click here complete the details, fill in your email address and click on the Activate! button.

You will receive an activation email in order for us to verify your email address. Click on the actication button in the email to confirm your details and receive your fax number and login details. Once you have clicked on the link supplied to you in your activation email, your unique fax number will automatically be allocated to you.

When you have a Fax to Email number registered with us all faxes that are sent to your FaxFX Fax to Email number will be delivered to your email inbox. The email from FaxFX will have a PDF/TIFF attachment.

The attachment is the fax that the sender has faxed to you. Open the attachment to view your fax.

FaxFX Company Profile

FaxFX is South Africa’s fastest growing and leading independent fax technology Service Provider with a 23% share of South Africa’s Fax to Email market.

In spite of the global and local economic recession, as well as competition from large multi-national JSE-listed companies, FaxFX has continued to grow in excess of 30% per annum since inception. The company’s vision & focus has been on becoming the dominant player in the SA Market. With these goals in mind, FaxFX has successfully captured a significant share of the SA Market. Through its sales & marketing strategies, operating through various distribution channels, FaxFX has organically grown its customer base to a point where we service approximately 320 000 active users, incorporating about 8000 Corporate Domains in South Africa.

FaxFX’s operating platform was designed to incorporate scalability, adaptability, marketability, security, compliance and continuous development. FaxFX’s platform is collocated in the world-class facilities of MTN Business. MTN Business runs a Global Intellectual Property Network enabling FaxFX to deliver their range of Corporate Faxing Solutions anytime, anywhere, 100% of the time.

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How do I send a fax ?

When you have received an 086-fax number from us, you automatically receive the FaxFX FaxOut service. All you need is FaxOut Credits to be able to send faxes from your computer. Login to your Fax to Email account and click on Buy Credits.

When you have a positive FaxOut Credits balance you can send faxes using one of the following methods:

New FaxFX Printer Driver

We will be launching our new FaxFX Printer Driver soon! When the FaxFX Printer Driver is installed on your machine you will be able to print a fax using any program that allows you to print something.
You will receive a preview of what the fax will look like when it is received. If you are using Microsoft Outlook as your contact manager, then all your saved fax numbers will be imported to the FaxFX contact manager. Cover sheets for your faxes will be created with information received while using the wizard to print your fax. Companies can have customized cover sheets.

How to use the FaxFX Printer Driver (after installation):

  1. Open the document that you wish to print to a fax
  2. Choose the option to print the document to a fax using the FaxFX Printer Driver
  3. Follow the questions in the Wizard.
    • Who do you want to send the fax to?
    • Where do you want to send the fax?
    • Enter your Username and Password
    • Click on GO!
    • Click on the Fax button


• Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
• .Net 3.5 framework must be installed
• FaxOut credits (get FaxOut credits)

Send a Fax with FaxFX Email to Fax:

1. Create a new email and enter the full 10 digit number in the To field example: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

2. Enter a subject for your own reference.
3. The Body of your email will be the coversheet.
4. Attach the doc you want to send and it will be sent as a fax to the supplied fax number.

Send a Fax FAQ's

Q. Is receiving faxes (Fax to Email) really free? Will it stay a FREE service?
A. If you choose a FaxFX number (086) you don't pay a cent. NO SETUP, NO MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION - ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. This service will remain FREE and there is no limit to the number of faxes received.

Q. Is sending faxes via email also free?
A. Print to Fax, unfortunately is NOT FREE. The FaxOut service is completely pre-paid so there are no unexpected bills from us. View the list of FaxOut Rates.

Q. How do I buy FaxOut credits?
A. Login to your Fax to Email account here http://myaccount.faxfx.net and click on Buy Credits.

Credit Card Purchase (once-off purchase and subscription purchase)
1. Click on the Pay By Credit Card/Subscribe Using Credit Card button to open the confirm transaction window.
2. Click on the Confirm button to open the credit card details page.
3. Enter all of your credit card details.
4. Click on the Submit button to process your purchase.
5. Print this page for your reference by clicking on the Print button and close the window to return to your fax to email account.

Note: When subscribing to a credit bundle, credits will be deducted from your account on the same date every month that you subscribed to the service.

Direct Deposit
1. Click on the Direct Deposit button to open the payment reference window.
2. Your reference number is displayed in the payment reference window as well as the bank account details to which the payments have to be directed. This page can be printed for your own reference.
3. Once the deposit has been made, fax/email a copy of the deposit proof of payment to fax: 0865710571 or to email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for credit allocation.

Q. How much does it cost to send a fax?

Please view the Email to Fax and Fax to Email rate sheet here
Please note that the rates may change without prior notice.

Q. Do I need to install any special software?

A. The Fax is sent to you as a PDF Document (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader), TIFF File or PS File attached to an email. Most operating systems have a default viewer application installed.

Q. How long do I have to wait for a fax number?
A. There's no delay. The moment you complete the sign-up process the number is allocated and activated, ready to receive faxes and send them to your email.

Q. If I take a 086 number and don't use it will it remain available?
A. No. We reserve the right to reclaim a number if there has been no usage for 60-days. As long as you receive at least one fax every 60-days the number will remain yours.

Q. How do I register if I don't have internet access?
Please send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it which will automatically invite the email address you are sending from.

Q. How do I accept or activate an account via email?
A. You have to click on the Accept icon that is included in the activation email sent to you as soon as you sign up for a Fax to Email number.

Q. If this is free how can you provide me with a sustainable service?
A. FaxFX earns revenue through a rebate system from Telkom for calls made to the allocated numbers. This revenue is sufficient for FaxFX to support this fax reception service at no charge to the end user, yet still delivering a corporate level service.

Welcome to FaxFX Fax to Email

FaxFX is the home of Fax to Email in South Africa. We supply some of the most popular and nationally used fax to email number ranges. Whether you need to receive faxes or send a fax FaxFX is the trusted name in Fax to Email. 
The South African Corporate environment and home users alike find FaxFX and the FaxFX supported services to be the number one Fax to Email and Email to Fax solution available.


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Free Fax to Email service for Home and Office use

Fax to Email is FREE of charge at home and in the office. Our Free Fax to Email service is a web and email based fax number. We link your fax number to your email address and deliver all your faxes in your email. This activation process is quick and instant. Your fax line is immediately ready to receive faxes. No setup costs or support costs to get your Free Fax to Email number - this is truly a free online faxing service that includes archiving of all your faxes. You will only ever pay to Send a fax.

    What makes FaxFX Fax to Email better than a conventional fax machine?

    • Anything sent to your fax number is delivered to your email inbox as a PDF/TIFF attachment to an email
    • We archive all your sent and received faxes for 5 years
    • We give you access to your online fax inbox for quick and easy access if your email server is down
    • No limits on volumes which means you can receive as many faxes as you like for free from anywhere in the world
    • All your faxes are safely and securely delivered to your personal email address and automatically backed up - keeping your personal data confidential and private
    • Skip the scanning process - you can keep your online faxes in your email system and update the email address at any time.
    • Superior print quality of faxes, colour fax support making images and fine details in faxes look better and easier to read

    How will this FaxFX Fax to Email benefit my company?

    • Faxes received and sent will never be lost anymore.
    • Free your Telkom fax up by using Fax to Email
    • No more engaged fax lines and process delays
    • You will receive a login details - a username and password for quick and easy access to your Fax to Email inbox

    At FaxFX your company has the option to lock down your user group’s numbers. This makes it perfect for printing business cards with permanent numbers. If someone at your company leaves the fax number will stay available to be updated with the new employee details. Say goodbye to unnecessary costs! No more paper, fax toner/ink, fax maintenance, fixed line rentals. FaxFX saves you money while doing our bit to keep the world green.

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