Performing a Brother Printer Toner Override is a quick way to continue your printing despite the “replace toner” message on your printer. Therefore, this article will show you how to override replace toner message on Brother Printer within a few minutes.
How to Override Replace Toner on Brother Printer
To override the “replace toner” message and continue printing, you have to set your Brother Printer to “Toner Continue Mode”.
How to Enable Continue Mode on Brother Printer
The following steps will guide you on how to enable “Toner Continue Mode” on your Brother Printer…
Step 1: Turn on your Brother Printer.
Step 2: Open the Printer’s Menu.
Step 3: Use the navigation arrow keys to select “General Setup”.
Step 4: Press “OK”.
Step 5: Use the navigation keys to select “Replace Toner”.
Step 6: Press “OK”.
Step 7: Use the navigation arrow keys to select “Continue”.
Step 8: Press “Go”.
The above are the steps on how to override Brother replace toner message.
If you want to disable the “Toner Continue Mode”, follow the steps down to step 7 and select “Stop” instead of “Continue” before pressing “Go”.
Note: You might experience poor print quality when using the “Toner Continue Mode”. This is because the toner cartridge is working beyond its estimated life.
Also, you will still have “Replace Toner”, “Toner Low” or “Toner Ended” messages being displayed on your Printer’s screen. Hence, the Brother Printer replace toner override only allows you to continue printing, but it doesn’t clear the error messages.
If you want to truly clear the “Replace Toner” message, then read this article.
How Do I Bypass Toner Low On Brother Printer? [Solved] – Brother Printer Toner Override
Apart from the “Toner Continue Mode”, you can manually override the built-in toner counter of your Brother Printer using the printer’s built-in toner resetting menu. This process is particularly used for Brother Color printers.
The steps below will guide you on how to override toner low on Brother Printer manually…
Step 1: Turn on your Brother Printer
Step 2: Pop open the access door to your printer’s toner. The door is at the front of your Brother Printer.
As a result, the “Cover is Open” message will display on your Brother Printer’s screen.
Step 3: Press the “Back” or “Clear Button”. You will be taken to the printer’s Reset Menu as a result of this action.
Step 4: Choose the reset option.
Step 5: Navigate and select the toner cartridge that is causing the “Replace Toner” message to be displayed. Select the right color and the right size of the cartridge you intend to reset.
Step 6: After your selection, press “OK”.
Step 7: Press “1”. Doing this resets the toner cartridge display.
Step 8: Press the “Back” or “Clear” button.
Step 9: Close the access door to your Printer’s toner.
Step 10: Print a test page to see if the printer prints.
If it does then you can continue printing.
If it doesn’t, then you have to replace the toner. Or better yet, Contact Brother.
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The above override solutions will work for the following Brother toner and printers: Brother TN450, Brother HL-L6200DW, Brother 2270DW, and Brother 2280DW.
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