Brother Toner Reset – HL1110 and HL1210W

When a new toner is installed in a Brother HL-1110 or HL-1210W printer, a reset gear turns and triggers a switch to reset the toner counter.

Sometimes the toner counter doesn’t get reset and realigning the reset gear is a little bit too techy for most users.

However there is a continue mode that will let you carry on using the toner regardless of the toner counter. It’s very easy to do:

  1. Press the power button 7 times to enter continue mode.
  2. Done. You should now be able to print fine.
  3. If you want to exit continue mode press the power button 7 times.

Tip: you can also use continue mode to get the last few pages from an empty toner.

Some users have had to unplug the power for a couple of minutes before turning the printer back on after doing the reset.

Please leave a comment if you find this guide useful or there is anything I can add to it to make it easier to follow.

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