A Dell printer is designed to meet your day-to-day printing demands for the home or office background. However, like any other printer, your Dell printer can experience difficulties, also known as Dell printer problems and start malfunctioning. If not taken care of quickly, your Dell printer or its elements can experience damage. So, to help you troubleshoot and fix some common Dell printer issues, we have brought you a complete Dell printer support guide.
If the prints are dull or of faded color even though the toner cartridges are full, check the Print Head Device. It is responsible for transferring the print image to a printing paper. However, if you don’t get such a message and still see faded prints, replace it if it is about to finish.
If you are using a Dell printer-cum-scanner device and you get a ‘Scanner Locked’ message, give this method a try. If the printer is on, power it off. The system will be placed in front of your Dell printer. Look for the switch of the scanner and extract it in your direction. The lock switch will be located on the left-hand side of the scanner next to the scanner support.
Boost up the scanner section again and drive back the scanner guide and press it. Release the scanner unit slowly afterward. Now let the scanner assembly down gradually until it is closed entirely. When done, power on the printer. Another way to open the scanner is to look for a tool where the printout gets out. Hold the lever and unlock it. The scanner will release afterward.
If your brand-new Dell printer does not print after setup, it may be because of the translation issue. It indicates that the Dell printer setup did not go successful. Power off the printer and detach it from your PC by unplugging the USB cord from both the edges. Keep the cable aside. Look for the Dell printer setup software on your computer and uninstall it. Look for the printer drivers and other files and uninstall them too. When done, reboot your computer. Grab the Dell printer installation disk and place it in the disk drive of your computer.
Wait for the auto-prompt to pop up. If you don’t see an automatic prompt, go to my computer and look for the DVD-CD drive icon and double click to open it. When prompted, click Run to execute the setup software. Follow the on-screen instructions. Plug the USB cable only when the installation wizard prompts you. When the installation finishes and prompts, reboot your computer. Check that the ink levels are set properly. Turn on the printer if it is off. Test a print page and check back. The printer should print fine now.
A print spooler error is very common in a Dell printer. If you ever see this error message, this method is worth a try. Click the Start button and navigate to Run. Type services. MSc in the empty field and hit the Enter key. View for Print Spooler in the settings on the right-hand side Right-click the Print Spooler service and select Restart. If prompted, confirm the action. Restart your computer and check back. Your Dell printer should start working fine now. Upgrade printer drivers constantly to make sure that your Dell printer runs accurately. Also, install the Windows updates frequently to eliminate software dispute, adaptability or execution problem between your network and the Dell printer. In case of a problem that you are unable to fix by yourself, contact or dial Dell printer support number +1-877-794-2715 or Dell technical support service.