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Answered 2009-11-12 20:30:14

Your question is unclear. If you have a single phone line, it can only be used for one thing at a time... you can talk on the phone, or send/receive fax data, not both (if you have "call waiting", switching from the fax to a call will disrupt the fax). If you have multiple lines, it depends on your fax machine, but in most cases you still wouldn't be able to send or receive a fax and talk on the phone at the same time. However, if you have a combination fax machine/phone, usually you CAN pick up the handset if a voice call comes in, even if the machine is set to default to fax mode.

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