The personal FAX number
Important: Personal FAX numbers are only available after your migration to VoIP has been done.
Frequently asked questions about faxes
- How do I receive a personal fax number?
- What does my personal fax number look like?
- Why is the personal fax number so long?
- What is the difference between a normal and a personal FAX number?
- How can I send a FAX from my personal FAX number?
- Which e-mail attachments can I fax?
- How can I test how a FAX with attachments will appear at the recipient?
- How can I receive a personal FAX?
- How do I know that a FAX has been delivered?
How do I receive a personal fax number?
You will automatically receive your personal FAX number by email after the use voip has been enabled for your account.
What does my personal fax number look like?
number consists of the country code "+49" for Germany, the
area code "30" for Berlin, the TU Berlin prefix
"314", the FAX prefix "123" and your personal
An example of a complete FAX number: +49 30 314 123 45678.
Why is the personal fax number so long?
Due to the
limited numbering space of the TU Berlin, no 5-digit personal FAX
numbers can be assigned.
As a result, the longest possible phone number format was chosen with the advantage of your personal FAX number being a composition of the prefix "123" and your personal phone number.
What is the difference between a normal and a personal FAX number?
The personal FAX
number is belonging to an individual person. FAXes to this number will
automatically be delivered to your personal e-mail inbox.
Normal FAX numbers are linked to physical FAX devices.
How can I send a FAX from my personal FAX number?
- Faxversand per Outlook
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Create a new e-mail in your e-mail program and
address it to an existing FAX number using the format below.
It does not matter if the target is a regular FAX device, an external FAX number or a personal FAX number.
To send a FAX enter the complete call number and the suffix
"@fax.tu-berlin.de" as receiver.
TU FAX recipient with a personal FAX number "+4930 314 123 45678 @fax.tu-berlin.de"
TU FAX receiver with physical FAX device (without the fax prefix "123") "+4930 314 45678 @fax.tu-berlin.de"
External FAX receiver (+49 + phone number without leading "0") "+4930 987654321 @fax.tu-berlin.de"
Which e-mail attachments can I fax?
files are .TXT, .RTF and .PDF files. Other file types can cause
How can I test how a FAX with attachments will appear at the recipient?
You can send yourself the fax to your personal FAX
number first to check the appearance.
How can I receive a personal FAX?
The sender must dial your personal
FAX number in the following format.
TU Intern: 123 45678
Berlin: 314 123 45678
Germany: 030 314 123 45678
Worldwide: 0049 or +49 30 314 123 45678
How do I know that a FAX has been delivered?
- Fax Sendebericht
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You will receive a transmission report after
sending a fax which will typically be in your email inbox within one
The delivery report contains information on the successful or unsuccessful delivery of the fax.