How do I run a nozzle check on my printer?

How do I run a nozzle check on my printer?

Asked on November 12, 2018 in No Category.
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If you find that the printed image is unexpectedly faint or dots in the printed image are missing, you may be able to identify the problem by checking the print head nozzles.

You can check the print head nozzles from your computer using the Nozzle Check utility in the printer software, or from the printer itself by using the printer’s control panel buttons.

Using the Nozzle Check utility

Refer to the appropriate section below to use the Nozzle Check utility.

Note: Do not use the Nozzle Check utility while printing is in progress; otherwise, your printout may be marred.

For Windows users

Follow the steps below to use the Nozzle Check utility.

1. Make sure that A4 or Letter size paper is loaded in the sheet feeder.
2. Access the printer software.
3. Click the Utility tab and click the Nozzle Check button.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

For Macintosh users

Follow the steps below to use the Nozzle Check utility.

1. Access the Print or Page Setup dialog box and click the “SETTINGS” Utility icon button, then click the Nozzle Check button in the Utility dialog box.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Using the control panel buttons

Follow the steps below to check the print head nozzles using the control panel buttons.

1. Turn off your printer.
2. Make sure that A4 or Letter size paper is loaded in the sheet feeder.
3. To turn on the printer, hold down the paper button and the power button .
Answered on November 17, 2018.
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