Receiving fax messages

You can also receive fax messages. eCall offers you the following basic services:

Your own fax number
Fax messages are saved in the logbook (as PDF)
Forwarding as an e-mail (as PDF) with transmission details
On demand anonymous fax messages and fax messages with defined sender numbers can be blocked out.

If you already own a fax number but no longer want to operate your fax machine you don't have to change your number. Just forward it to your eCall number.

Detailed information can be found at the Swisscom Website: Redirecting CallsIf there are further questions please contact your provider.

Technical Information about Status - Received Fax

Second calling number

This number can be set manually to display the number of the switchboard instead of having the fax number of the device displayed to the recipient.

Forwarding number

Direct forwarding number without using a switchboard.

Remote Fax ID

The ID of the FAX device.

Rx Speed

Transmission speed in receiving direction. Number of characters per second. 1 character is 8 bit.

Tx Speed

Transmission speed in transmission direction. Number of characters per second. 1 character is 8 bit.

Page resolution

Resolution of image and text in dpi.

MR Active

Modified READ, also known as "Fax Group 3" or one-dimensional encoding. The compression rates depend on the image data, but generally MMR provides the best compression followed by MR.

MMR Active

Modified Modified READ, also known as "Fax Group 4" or two-dimensional encoding. The compression rates depend on the image data, but in general MMR provides the best compression, followed by MR.

ECM Active (Error Correction Mode)

Fax systems that support the ECM error-checking mode will check the accuracy of the transmitted data during transmission. This prevents image errors due to line noise.

Status: ISDN Cause Value

The following is an overview of the common ISDN cause values:

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