Out of 8 Ratings

Owner's of the Brother All in One Printer MFC-8220 gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.14 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.12 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.0 out of 5
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Advanced receiving operations
Operation from extension telephones
If you answer a fax call on an extension telephone, or an external
telephone into the correct socket on the machine, you can make your
MFC take the call by using the Remote Activation Code. When you
press the Remote Activation Code
, the MFC starts to receive
a fax.
(See Fax Detect on page 5-5.)
If the MFC answers a voice call and pseudo/double-rings for you to
take over, use the Deactivation Code
to take the call at an
extension phone. (See Setting the F/T Ring Time (Fax/Tel mode
only) on page 5-4.)
If you answer a call and no one is on the line, you should assume that
you’re receiving a manual fax.
At an extension phone (on a separate telephone wall
socket/phone socket), press
, wait for fax-receiving tones
(chirps), and then hang up.
At an external phone (connected to the MFC’s EXT socket),
and wait for the phone to be disconnected before you
hang up (the LCD shows
Your caller will have to press
to send the fax.
For Fax/Tel mode only
When the MFC is in Fax/Tel mode, it will use the F/T Ring Time
(pseudo/double-ringing) to alert you to pick up a voice call.
Lift the external telephone's handset, and then press
If you’re at an extension phone, you will need to lift the handset
during the F/T Ring Time and then press
between the double
rings. If no one is on the line, or if someone wants to send you a fax,
send the call back to the MFC by pressing