Checking the status of supplies
A message appears on the display when a replacement supply item is needed or when maintenance is required.
Checking the status of supplies from the printer control panel
Make sure the printer is on and Ready appears.
From the printer control panel, press the arrow buttons until
Press the arrow buttons until
The status of each supply appears.
Checking the status of supplies from a network computer
Note: The computer must be connected to the same network as the printer.
Type the printer IP address into the address field of your Web browser.
Note: If you do not know the IP address of the printer, print a network setup page and locate the IP address in
the TCP/IP section.
Click Device Status. The Device Status page appears, displaying a summary of supply levels.
To order supplies, contact the place where you purchased the printer.
Note: All life estimates for printer supplies assume printing on letter- or A4-size plain paper.
Ordering print cartridges
When 88 Cartridge low appears or when the print becomes faded:
Remove the print cartridge.
Firmly shake the cartridge side-to-side and front-to-back several times to redistribute toner.
Reinsert the cartridge and continue printing.
Note: Repeat this procedure multiple times until the print remains faded, and then replace the cartridge.
View supplies appears, and then press
Maintaining the printer
Status/Supplies appears, and then press