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How do I change the Power Off and Sleep Timer setting?

    Follow the instructions below.

    Changing the Power Off Timer Setting from the Control Panel

    You can use the product's control panel to change the time period before the printer turns off automatically.
    1. Press the  home button, if necessary.
    2. Press the arrow buttons to select Setup and press the OK button.
    3. Select Printer Setup and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    4. Select Power Off Timer and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    5. Select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use. Then press the OK button.
    6. Press the  home button to exit.

    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  home button, if necessary.
    2. Press the arrow buttons to select Setup and press the OK button.
    3. Select Printer Setup and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    4. Select Sleep Timer and press the OK button. You see this screen:
    5. Select the time period you want before the product goes to sleep. Then press the OK button.
    6. Press the  home button to exit.

    Changing the Power and Sleep Timer Settings - Windows

    You can use the printer software to change the time period before the printer enters sleep mode or turns off automatically.
    1. Access the Windows Desktop and right-click the product icon in the Windows taskbar.
    2. Select Printer Settings.
    3. Click the Maintenance tab.
    4. Click the Printer and Option Information button. You see this screen:
    5. Select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use as the Power Off Timer setting.
    6. Click Send.
    7. Select the time period you want before the product goes to sleep as the Sleep Timer setting.
    8. Click Send.
    9. Click OK to close the open program windows.

    Changing the Power and Sleep Timer Settings - Mac OS X

    You can use the printer software to change the time period before the printer enters sleep mode.
    1. 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.
    2. Select Printer Settings. You see this screen:
    3. Select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use as the Power Off Timer setting.
    4. Select the time period you want before the product goes to sleep as the Sleep Timer setting.
    5. Click Apply.
    6. Close the Printer Settings window.
Published:  Aug 21, 2014 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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