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Configure the Microsoft Windows Printer Driver

Article Id: x_3000_en-O1978 | Published: 04/25/2016

Product support for
  • Phaser 3020
  • Phaser 3052
  • Phaser® 3260
  • WorkCentre 3025
  • WorkCentre® 3215
  • WorkCentre® 3225

Manual Print Driver Configuration

To configure the printer driver without using Bi-directional communication, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the Windows Start menu.
  2. Depending on your operating system, navigate to the Printers or Devices and Printers setting.
  3. Select the printer icon and then select Printing preferences.
  4. Select each tab and change any default printer settings as required.
  5. Select Apply.
  6. Select OK.

Bi-Directional Support

Follow the steps below that are specific to your operating system:

  1. Select the Windows Start menu.
  2. Depending on your operating system, navigate to the Printers or Devices and Printers setting.
  3. Select the printer icon and then select Printer properties.
  4. Select the Ports tab.
  5. Check the Enable bidirectional support check box.

    Bi-directional communication automatically updates the printer driver with the printer's installed options. The driver’s Printing Preferences will report information about the printer's operational status, active jobs, completed jobs and paper status.

  6. Select OK.

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