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    Wake iMac for Fax?
    iMac El Capitan,

    I still use the USB fax on the iMac. One of the main reasons why I still use EL Capitan.

    Contrary to Apple, Faxing is still important in this world, and I do enough of it using the USB port with a USB fax modem, works great, easy to use, and free.

    My question is how to I wake my iMac when a Fax is being received. I seem to be losing important documents if the iMac is not awake.

    I have an app named Amphetamine but I am not sure how to use it for this requirement.

    Help?

    Thanks

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    Wake iMac for Fax?
    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
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    Keller, Texas
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    Your Mac's Specs
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 7+, iPhone 8, Numerous iPods, Mojave
    Amphetamine should keep your iMac from sleeping. It's simple to use. You should, however, turn off the screen at a designated time, but that will not impact keeping the iMac awake so that you can receive faxes.

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    Wake iMac for Fax?
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    Your Mac's Specs
    L2014 Mac mini macOS 14, iPhone 8+ iOS 12, 12.9" iPad Pro 1 iOS 12, Pencil 1
    You can stop your Mac from going to sleep. Look in System Preferences > Energy Saver.


    Bob -

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    Please backup. Everything has a life cycle, unexpected and warning free. Nothing will last as long as you want it to.

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