Tips to Fix Common Printer Problems

If your printer is troubling you, you need to consult a repairing expert as soon as possible or you can visit for any kind of help regarding the purchasing or repair work.

If there are some common issues you can have a look at the below-mentioned quick and simple tips to help you solve 99% of your printer problems. Tried and tested over 15 years of dealing with printers and ink technology. We are the ink experts.

1. Check you have the right ink or toner.

Your printer has been happily printing for ages and suddenly when you put in your new cartridges it doesn't work anymore. Check that you have purchased the correct ink cartridges or toner for your printer. Sometimes offers or printers can be slightly confusing.

2. Paper Jams. Check your printer

Sometimes the slightest rip in your paper or some dust has aggregated on the rollers can cause the sensors to create a paper jam warning. Most printers are very accessible, so just uncover you printer carefully remove the paper from the tray and the ink cartridge out of the carriage, use a damp cloth to clean the dust off the printer until you are happy you have removed as much as you can.

Check the inside and back of the printer until you are sure you can't find any paper or debris. Turn the printer off for 30 seconds, the once back on, then reload the paper and print.

3. When was the last time you updated your printer driver?

Printers like ink cartridges and toner are constantly changing and updating, some printers may prompt you to update them or older ones you may have to do manually. If you're unsure what driver you may need, go to your printer manufacturer's website and look for your printer, the driver will be listed on the website.

Make sure you back up the old driver if you can on your computer just to make sure if installing the new printer driver doesn't work, then you can just reinstall the old one that you have backed up.

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