Dell printers are affordable but when it comes to ink cartridges, then they are not so economical. One means through which you can be thrifty is to buy ink tanks once and then refill them again and again. Moreover, you can purchase ink cartridges, which are not provided by the Dell brand.
However, in order to do that you will be required to reset the ink level on your Dell printer. Even after filling up the ink tanks again, your Dell printer will display the message that the ink tank is still empty. Ink cartridges, which are not created by the Dell brand are the ones that do not have a chip on them.
So, whenever you insert non-Dell ink cartridges, the printer screen presents the message to you that says that a new cartridge has been installed. For resetting ink level on a Dell printer, below are the steps that you are required to follow.
Step 1: Turn off your Dell in case it is turned on. Now, wait for at least 5 seconds.
Step 2: The next thing that you need to do is to power on your Dell printer. A dailog box that has a heading Dell XXX Printer XXX will show up before you on your computer system. The number of X that you see show the model number and type of the printer.
In case the dialog box does not appear before you, then select the icon of Dell printer control program, which is placed at the Desktop of your computer. Go to the Desktop or you can choose the option of All Programs(if using Windows). Go to Finder(if using Mac).
Step 3: Start searching for the Dialog box, which has the wording Complete A Print. If you see a box that has a check mark right after a word. Uncheck the box for removing the tick. In case, you don’t want to see a check mark, then it is already unchecked so you are not required to do anything.
Step 4: Go to the dialog box and then select Ok. Now, reset the level of ink in your printer. Moreover, turn off additional warnings related to installing non-Dell ink cartridges.
Step 1: Power off your Dell printer in case it is turned on. Now, wait for at least 5 seconds.
Step 2: Power on your Dell printer. A dialog box will appear before you and it will show the message Dell XXX Printer XXX. Also, it mentions the model number and the type of Dell printer.
In case the Dialog box does not appear, then select the icon of Dell printer control program that is placed on the Desktop of your computer system. You can also choose the Menu of All Programs if you are using Windows. You can go to Finder if you are using a Mac.
Step 3: Search for a dialog box that contains the words Complete-A-Print. If you see a check mark in a box right next to a word or some words, then select the box for removing the tick. If you don’t see a check mark in the box, then leave it as it is.
Step 4: Select the box that says, “Don't select this box again.
Step 5: Select the option of continue printing for closing the dialog box. Now, reset the level of ink on your Dell printer.
So, these are the steps that you are required to carry out in order to Reset the ink level in a Dell printer.