34 articles Printer Resets, Tips & Tricks

Printer tips and tricks e.g. how to reset various toner/drum/fuser messages, how to extend the life of your toner cartridges, how to clean your printer etc.

Brother MFC-L2720DW L2740DW Toner Counter Reset – TN2345

For some reason every now and again when a new toner is installed in the Brother MFCL2720DW or MFCL2740DW the reset switch isn’t triggered and the toner counter doesn’t get reset. The following is a manual reset for you printer that you can use to reset the counter. Open the front cover of your Brother MFC laser printer…

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…

Setting default print options – Greyscale – Two Sided etc.

A common question when setting up a printer is “How do I set the default settings for my printer”. For example I would like my printer to print in greyscale (black and white). This is achieved by selecting the required options in Printer Preferences. You can find Printer Preferences by going to Control Panel ->…

Brother MFC-L2700DW Toner Counter Reset – TN2345

Cartridge recognition issues sometimes occur with compatible or genuine Brother toner cartridges. (If your printer model starts with HL and used TN2315 or TN2345 cartridges you’ll need to go here.) When you install a Brother TN2345 cartridge in your MFC-L2700DW and the toner counter doesn’t reset, you may wish to try the following procedure.  Open the front cover…

Brother HL-L2365DW Toner Counter Reset – TN2345

Cartridge recognition issues sometimes occur with compatible or genuine Brother toner cartridges. When you install a Brother TN2345 cartridge in your HLL2300D HLL2340DW or HLL2365DW and the toner counter doesn’t reset, you may wish to try the following procedure.  Open the front cover and leave open while completing the following steps. Turn the printer off. Hold the ‘go’  button…

Brother Toner Reset – MFC-L8850CDW L8600CDW and L9550CDW

For some reason every now and again when a new toner is installed in the Brother MFCL8600CDW  MFCL8850CDW and MFCL9550CDW the reset switch isn’t triggered and the toner counter doesn’t get reset. The following is a manual reset for you printer that you can use to reset the counter. Open the front cover of your Brother MFC laser…

Brother HL4150CDN Toner Counter Reset for TN340 and TN348

For some reason once in a blue moon when a new toner is installed the reset switch isn’t triggered and the toner counter doesn’t get reset. The following is a manual reset for your printer that you can use to reset the toner counter. Open the front cover of your Brother HL-4150CDN laser printer where…

Brother MFC-9120CN Belt Counter Reset

If  your Brother MFC-9120CN belt unit “BU200CL” is still giving you acceptable print quality, you can reset the counter as follows: Plug the machine’s power cord back into the AC power outlet (electrical socket) first, and reconnect all cables and telephone line cord (if applicable). Turn on the machine’s power switch. Press Menu => Machine Info. => Reset Menu. Press…

DR2025 Drum Counter Reset – HL2040 HL2030 HL2070

Replaced the DR2025 Drum on your Brother HL2040 HL2030 HL2070 and the light doesn’t  go out? That’s because you have to reset the drum counter when you replace the drum unit. To reset the counter on your new drum unit please follow the procedure listed below. Turn printer on if it isn’t already. Open the…