3 Simple Steps to Clean Your Printer like a Pro

The ultimate guide

By: takethenet

It's crazy how long we've been accustomed to outdated technology that does little good. Maybe you're still working on your old laptop and it's frustrating every day.


Then there's the reliable printer I bought for my home office. It's time to give it a little attention to make it work better and last longer. By the way, your printer has its own email address.


Raise your hand if the printer is covered in dust. OK, clean up. Dusting the inside and outside of the printer prevents dust, dirt, and grime from accumulating.

1. Dust every nook and cranny.

As a result, it runs smoother and lasts longer. I don't want the interior to be too rough. Use a soft, lint-free cloth.


You can run a nozzle check from your computer to see if the printheads are clogged. Procedures vary by manufacturer.

2. Check the Nozzle.

See your owner's manual or the manufacturer's website for specific instructions. Well, this step uses up some of your precious ink.


Every device we own needs updates to run smoothly and to protect against security vulnerabilities.

3. Update your Software and Drivers.

The same applies to your printer. Check the manufacturer's website regularly for software updates for your printer.

You won't believe the methods hackers have found to get into our systems. You will receive a reminder every 3 months.

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