Samsung® Printer Maintenance
Easy-to-follow tips and tweaks from iYogi for proper Samsung printer maintenance.
For getting razor sharp printouts from your Samsung printer, you are required to follow proper maintenance steps and tricks. These easy-to-follow steps maximize the life cycle of your printer as well as enhance its performance. Taking proper care of the toner cartridge, placing your printer away from the dust and cleaning of the machine on regular machine will help you in keeping any model of your Samsung printer away from any problem.
All you need to do is just spend a few minutes on your printer each day and what you will get is a fast running printer with optimized performance.
Just like any other machine, Samsung printers also require proper maintenance to run at a fast rate. If you want proper Samsung printer maintenance, then just go through this page and find perfect steps to keep it running as good as new.
1. Follow proper set-up and installation methods
Always follow the tips mentioned in the user manual provided along with your Samsung printer. This is the first and step you need to make your printer function properly. Always use genuine installation CD to install a printer on your PC.
2. Update drivers as per the make of your printer
Any model of your Samsung printer will only function properly only when you update the drivers for the same. There is a driver CD which is offered along with your printer. If the drivers of your printer are not properly installed, it will not function properly.
3. Outside Cleaning
Cleaning your Samsung printer is an important step that you need to follow for its proper maintenance. Most of the Samsung printers have boxy designs and do not have small crevices to clean. You can clean the exterior part of the printer with a soft and light damp cloth. You need to wipe the printer dry for removing excess moisture. Do not use alcohol based cleaning products as alcohol can cause damage to the printer.
4. Inside Cleaning
Small dust and ink particles keep on accumulating in the interior portion of your printer and for proper Samsung printer maintenance; you need to remove them regularly. Dust particles on the inner portion can affect the quality of printed documents with smear and streaks. All you need to do is just remove the ink cartridge and wipe dust particles & spilled toner from the cavity.
5. Scanner Cleaning
If you own a Samsung printer model which also has a scanner in it, you need to keep the glass surface of the printer's scanner clean. This can be done by using a soft cloth or paper towel and a little bit of water. Removing dirt, dust and wiping offer the scanning surface keep your copies and scans looking crisp. Always wipe the excess moisture off from the scanner after cleaning.
6. Toner Maintenance
Toner cartridges are sensitive and excessive temperatures, light and humidity can greatly reduce the number of prints. Keep your extra cartridges in an area where temperature does not exceed 104 degrees and away from direct sunlight and doesn't have extreme changes in temperature or humidity. Further, the life of a toner cartridge can be extended by redistributing the toner in its cartridge, if you notice print quality decreasing. This can be done by removing the cartridge from the printer and gently rocking it side to side. However, this is only a temporary fix until it's time to replace the cartridge altogether.
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