Telephone / fax Dream Meanings

Telephone / Fax Dream Meaning: From 1 Different Sources

In dreams, telephones are symbols of communication or the desire to make contact with an aspect of yourself or someone else.

If you were speaking on the phone, try to recall to whom you were speaking and what the conversation was about.

If you repeatedly dial a number but cannot get through, this suggests an element of frustration in your life.

If a telephone rings continually but remains unanswered in a dream, there is a chance that you may be ignoring some issue or problem in your life by refusing to hear or see it.

If you are contacted by telephone, this suggests information is available to you that you do not consciously know.

If you go to a telephone box but find no telephone inside, this suggests that you are missing some vital clue or piece of information that would help you in waking life.

If the telephone is larger than usual, this may represent yourself but it may also be an indication that you will soon need to convey an important message.

If you dream of a telephone answering machine, this may be tied to the notion of passing or avoiding responsibility for something you need to do in waking life

A cell phone has similar associations with a telephone, but with the added association of urgency or emergency or fear of being left out or not included in your close circle of friends.

If you cannot or will not answer your phone in your dream, this suggests that people are finding it hard to get through to you; you may also be feeling alone and vulnerable in waking life.

If an emergency call figures in your dream, this suggests that you or someone you know is reaching out for help. It could also indicate some kind of moral dilemma.

If you know the telephone number you are ringing in your dream, it suggests an attempt to communicate with the person whose number it is.

If you do not know the number, it may be that the numbers are significant. Some people believe that dreaming of receiving a telephone call is lucky.

If you dream of making a call, it suggests that there will be postponements and delays in waking life. Long-distance calls are said to bring happiness. Fax machines and faxes may represent unexpected things arising out of your unconscious or the need to communicate with someone.



Dream Source: The Element Encyclopedia
Author: Theresa Cheung


To dream of a telephone, foretells you will meet strangers who will harass and bewilder you in your affairs.

For a woman to dream of talking over one, denotes she will have much jealous rivalry, but will overcome all evil influences.

If she cannot hear well in conversing over one, she is threatened with evil gossip, and the loss of a lover. ... telephone dream meaning


1. Important message on the way—likely from the subcon­scious, possibly from an outside source.

2. Communication is sought, but from a distance. ... fax dream meaning

Telephone Number

Dreams of a telephone number symbolize the importance of making contact or getting your message through to a particular person.

If you are unable to dial the numbers or unable to establish a connection, this symbolizes a challenge/breakdown in communication with this person. Consider the numbers you dial and whether or not you are able to get through.

If you do make contact, then this can signify your ability to telepathically communicate with this person.

See Number and Phone.... telephone number dream meaning

Telephone Operator

Dreams of a telephone operator signify your receptivity to assistance, support and help regarding your communication issues.... telephone operator dream meaning

Fax / Fax Machine

1- Messages from a hidden source or part of ourselves are often brought to us in dreams in a totally logical way. Thus, while the message itself may be unintelligible, how it is initially received is not.

2- VVe may be aware that someone is trying to communicate with us but, because we are distanced from them, the transmission has to be mechanical.

3- In a dream, a fax machine can have spiritual undertones in that can be a way of transmitting messages from ‘beyond’. We need to be open to this.... fax / fax machine dream meaning

Fax Machine

In a dream, a fax machine may signify that you are receiving a telepathic message sent from someone through subconscious channels. Thar it is received on paper brings authenticity to the message... fax machine dream meaning

Fax Machine / Fax

See communication... fax machine / fax dream meaning

Telephone Book

To see or use a telephone book in your dream suggests that this is a lucky time for flirting with someone who catches your eye - but take it easy. Don’t overdo it! Also see “Address Book”... telephone book dream meaning

Telephone Charger

To dream of a a telephone charger suggests that you are lacking energy, passion or motivation. You need to be revitalized in some way. Alternately, this dream could mean that you want someone to call you.... telephone charger dream meaning

Email / Fax / Texting

Although dreams in which you write and send an email can have a similar interpretation to those when you write and send a letter, the important difference here is urgency. Sending an email may suggest that you need to make a fast decision in waking life. Deleting an email indicates that you need to think things through more carefully. Hitting the delete button may suggest that you want to remove an uncomfortable person or situation from your life.

If an email, fax or text message appears in your dream this may be a message from your dreaming mind to attend to some communication as soon as possible. Such dreams represent your desire to move on speedily with a current project.

Alternatively electronic communication or texts can also express your desire to go on the record and publicly state your intentions. As always pay attention to the content of your message.

See also MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY.... email / fax / texting dream meaning