How to Get a Fax Line Without a Home Phone

By Stacey Price

Updated September 26, 2017

Having access to a fax machine is vital for businesses and individuals working from home. Today's technology not only makes it possible but also inexpensive. Several companies offer Internet-based e-fax services that allow individuals to send and receive faxes without a home phone or fax equipment. Faxes are sent to recipient's email addresses as an attachment and can be sent in the same manner. Many payment plans are available for this service. There typically is a monthly fee, while some companies charge per fax.

Locate a couple of online fax service companies. My Fax and eFax are two companies that offer online fax services. Review the plans offered by each company and their costs. Choose a plan that suits your budget and needs.

Sign up for the service. Select your plan and choose your fax number. You will be provided with a list numbers based on the information you provide. You can choose a local number or a toll free number.

Set up your account by providing your name, email address and a security question. Enter your billing information and confirm your order. You will receive an email confirming your order with a link that contains instructions on how to use the features .