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SummaryHow do I send a fax using RingCentral FaxOut in my Box account?
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RingCentral allows you to send a file from your Box account through FaxOut. 

There are two ways to send faxes from your Box account: 

Selecting an Available Document/Folder inside your Box account.
Uploading a Document/Folder from your computer.

 

Selecting an Available Document/Folder inside your Box account

Step 1:      

Go to https://www.box.com/. Log in to your Box account.

Box Log In Page

Alternatively, you may log in using your Google account.
The sign in link is at the bottom part of the page.

Box - Google Sign In Link

Step 2:

There are 3 ways to search for the files you want to attach to your fax message. Click any of the following methods below, to see how you can select a document.

Files folder
Search Files
All Files

 

Files folder

Box - Searching for files - Files folder

Go to Step 3.
 

Search Files

Type the name of the file, a certain word or phrase within a file. Click the magnifying glass or press enter to start the search. 

Box - Searching for files - Search Files box

NOTE: Box supports the use of "AND" and the use of quotation marks to narrow down your search results.

Go to Step 3.


All Files

Click All Files to view all the files you have uploaded on your Box account. You will see all the folders and files you have uploaded. Click on a folder you want to expand or look at. You may also type the name of the folder you want to view.

Box - Searching for files - All Files

Step 3:

After selecting the file you want to attach, click the More Options button More Options button which is located at the right side of the screen.
Hover the mouse over More Actions. Click RingCentral FaxOut.

Box - Fax File - More Options - More Actions - RC FaxOut

Step 4:

Enter your RingCentral account details, as well as the fax number of the recipient. Click Okay.

Box - RingCentral FaxOut window

NOTE:  You can send a fax message to up to 50 recipients. Use commas to separate each number. 

You will see a message confirmation that your fax has been processed.

Box - RingCentral FaxOut confirmation
 

Uploading a Document/Folder from your computer

You can also upload a document to your Box account by choosing the file from the local computer's storage. Uploading files can be done either inside the All Files view or inside a specific folder.

 

When uploading inside the All Files view.

Step 1: 

Click Upload.

Box - Upload Files (All Files view)

Step 2: 

Click Files.

Box - Upload - Files

Step 3: 

Inside the Upload Files window, you can verify the files you have uploaded, remove files, add files, and specify the folder where you want the files to be uploaded.

Click Upload once everything has been finalized.

Box - All Files - Upload Files window

You will see a progress bar at the bottom part of the screen.

Box - All Files - Upload Progress bar

A notification appears once the file upload is finished.

Box - All Files - Upload Notification

Proceed to the next step.

 

When uploading inside a specific folder.

Step 1: 

Go to the specific folder where you want to upload the file.

Step 2:

Click Upload.

Box - Upload file

NOTE: You can either drag a file from your desktop to upload a file or just click file browser.

Box - Specific Folder - Uploading file - Drag and Drop

Step 3: 

Click Files.

Box - Upload - Files

Step 4:

Select the file that you want to upload, then click Open or just double click the file.

select file

Step 5:

Click the More Options button More Options button which is at the right side of the file you want to fax. 
Hover the mouse over More Actions. Click RingCentral FaxOut.

 Box - Upload File - Specific Folder - File - More Actions - RC FaxOut button

Step 6:

Enter your RingCentral account details, as well as the fax number of the recipient. Click Okay.

Box - Upload File - Specific File - RingCentral FaxOut window

NOTE:  You can send a fax message to up to 50 recipients. Use commas to separate each number. 

You will see a message confirmation that your fax has been processed.

Box - RingCentral FaxOut confirmation



See Also:

Sending Fax Messages Using RingCentral Online Account
Adding RingCentral Faxout in Your Box Account

Fax Frequently Asked Questions
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