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Faxing on the iPhone

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 1/28/2011

Here, we've rounded up five of the best iPhone fax apps available on the App Store. Read on to find out which of these you should download for your faxing needs.

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    iFax Pro - Incoming & Outgoing Mobile Fax Centre

    iFax Pro - Incoming & Outgoing Mobile Fax Centre Want to send unlimited faxes to anywhere in the world as well as receive faxes to your custom fax number? You better check out this iPhone fax app. This app features PDF and document integration which lets you import mail, upload or download from the web and supports formats such as PDF, DOC, XLS, JPG and other documents. If you have your own iFax number in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Israel and Turkey you can start receiving faxes directly to your iPhone as soon as you download the app. iFax Pro now uses Dropbox as its primary file-sharing provider. You can import and integrate any files from Dropbox to include in your fax. In addition, the app now lets you purchase a monthly, semi-annual or annual subscription for either a local or toll-free incoming fax number. All incoming faxes are viewable and exportable from within the app. You will even receive Push Notifications informing you of a new fax. You'll also get access to document scanner technology, and professional, customizable cover page templates. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Here's a feature-rich iPhone fax app which can be an essential business tool, especially for mobile professionals. The app lets you create and send faxes by taking photos of documents. The app will then enhance the images, combine them and fax out as if you are using a real fax machine. eFax also lets you search and view faxes, use cover sheets and contact lists, tag and archive faxes, and send documents by email. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Fax Reader

    Fax Reader 

    This is really not an iPhone fax app but rather a useful app that lets you read your electronic faxes in TIFF format. It shows you every single page of the faxed documents and lets you read them one by one. The app also includes Dropbox viewing to let you download and read faxes stored in your account. (Price: $4.99) (Download link)

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    Fax Print Share

    Fax Print Share 

    Here, we have a 3-in-1 productivity suite. This app lets you do three things - fax, print, and share documents. For its faxing feature, this app does not require a subscription or signup. Some of its nice features include - a comprehensive documents module complete with a document viewer, support for faxing, printing and emailing. The app lets you send faxes to more than 250 countries and territories worldwide. (Price: $7.99) (Download link)

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    p3fax mobile 

    This iPhone fax app can be used in tandem with your company's Unimesage P3fax and does not need an account with an internet fax service provider and there are no in-app payments. If used with your company's account, using this fax app will be charged directly to your company. The app also lets you type or paste a text document into the fax. It also has an integrated image processing feature that cleans and converts photos you've take via your iPhone to ensure a clear fax is received. The app also supports forwarding of received fax documents as email attachments. (Price: $13.99) (Download link)