How to Reset a Toner on a Brother Printer [Detailed Guide]

In this article, we will guide you on how to reset a toner on a Brother Printer within minutes. If you follow the steps in this guide carefully, you will be able to clear the “replace toner” message on your Brother printer.

Brother HL-3170CDW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex, Amazon Dash Replenishment Ready

How to Reset My Brother Printer Toner

In this section, we will answer the questions: “How do I reset my Brother Toner cartridge?” and “How do I reset my Brother Printer after changing toner?” in easy-to-follow steps.

Since there are different models of Brother Printers, we’ve decided to group our answer based on the series model. We also mention specific problems of certain models which the reset process will solve after treating each series model to give you an easier understanding.

How to Reset Toner Error on Brother HL Monochrome Printers

Follow the steps below to reset toner on Brother Printer HL monochrome…

Step 1: Open your Brother Printer’s front cover.

Step 2: Turn off your Brother Printer

Step 3: Press and hold down the “Start” or “Go” button while you turn on your Brother Printer.

This will cause all the lights on the panel to come on.

Step 4: Let go of the “Start” or “Go” button on your Brother Printer.

Step 5: Press the “Start” or “Go” button twice.

Wait a bit. At this point, all the lights on the panel will be turned on.

Step 6: Press the “Start” or “Go” button 5 times.

This will reset the toner light and cause it to go off even if it was previously flashing. Also, the paper light will be flashing or on.

Step 7: Close the front cover of your Brother Printer.

The only light that should be on now should be the ready light.

The above steps will solve the reset toner error for the following HP printer models:

Brother HL-2270DW, Brother HL L6200DW, Brother Hl-L2320D, Brother HL-L2321D, Brother HL-L2300D, Brother HL-1210W, Brother HL-2240, Brother HL 5450DN, and Brother HL 5350.

How to Reset Brother Printer Toner Error on MFC Monochrome Printers

The following steps will guide you on how to reset toner error on Brother Printer MFC monochrome…

Step 1: Open your Brother Printer door.

Step 2: Press the “Back” or “Clear” key.

Step 3: Press “*00”.

Step 4: Press “OK”.

Step 5: Do not make any selection for drum replacement.

Step 6: Press “*” after the drum replacement menu appears.

Step 7: Press “00”.

Step 8: Press “OK”.

The above steps will solve the reset toner error for the following HP printer models:

Brother MFC 7360N, Brother MFC-L2710DW, Brother MFC L2740DW, Brother MFC L2700DW, Brother MFC-L2750DW, Brother MFC L5700DW, and Brother MFC 7860DW.

How to Reset Brother Printer Toner on HL, MFC, and DCP Color Printers

To reset toner on Brother Printer HL, MFC, and DCP color printers, follow the steps below…

Step 1: Turn on your Brother Printer.

Step 2: Open the printer’s toner access door.

This action will cause the “Cover is Open” message to be displayed on your Brother Printer’s screen.

Step 3: Press the “Back” or “Clear” button to access the Reset Menu.

Step 4: Scroll through to see the reset options available for the toner cartridges. Such options should be available for all four cartridges.

If your printer supports standard and high yield cartridges, you’ll find a rest option for each one.

Brother Genuine High Yield Toner Cartridge, TN660, Replacement Black Toner, Page Yield Up To 2,600 Pages, Amazon Dash Replenishment Cartridge

Step 5: Choose the color and size of the toner you intend to reset.

Step 6: Press “OK”.

Step 7: To reset the toner, press “1”.

You have to reset each toner cartridge one after the other.

Step 8: Press the “Back” or “Clear” button to exit the reset menu.

Step 9: Close your Brother Printer’s toner access door.

The above steps will solve the reset toner error for the following HP printer models:

Brother HL3170CDW, Brother HL-3040, Brother MFC 9330CDW, Brother DCP L2541DW, Brother DCP L2520D, Brother DCP L2550DW, Brother DCP 1601, Brother DCP 1510, Brother DCP 1616NW, Brother DCP 1511, and Brother DCP 7055.

The reset process for each Brother Printer model series will work for the following Brother toner cartridges:

Brother TN 2365, Brother TN 420, Brother TN 630, and Brother toner TN730.

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If your Brother Printer is not resetting toner after trying all of the above, then we recommend you Contact Brother.

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