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How do I change the Sleep Timer setting?

    Follow the instructions below.

    Changing the Sleep Timer Setting From the Control Panel

    You can use the product's control panel to change the time period before the product enters sleep mode.
    1. Press the Menu button.
    2. Press the up or down arrow buttons to select Maintenance and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    3. Press the up or down arrow buttons to select Sleep Timer and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    4. Press the up or down arrow buttons to select the time period you want, then press the OK button.
    5. Press the Menu to exit.

    Changing the Sleep Timer Setting - Windows

    You can use the printer software to change the time period before the product enters sleep mode.
    1. Right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar and select Printer Settings.
    2. Click the Maintenance tab and select Printer and Option Information. You see this window:
    3. Select the time period you want as the Sleep Timer setting.
    4. Click Send.
    5. When you see the time period you selected listed as the Current Printer Setting, click OK.

    Changing the Sleep Timer Setting - Mac OS X

    You can use the printer software to change the time period before the product enters sleep mode.
    1. Do one of the following:
      • Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, select your product, and select Options & Supplies. Select Utility and select Open Printer Utility.
      • Mac OS X 10.5: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences. Select Print & Fax, select your product, and select Open Print Queue. Select Utility.
    2. Click Printer Settings. You see this window:
    3. Select the time period you want as the Sleep Timer setting.
    4. Click Apply.
    5. Close the Printer Settings window.
Published:  Mar 21, 2013 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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