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Loading small media
To load small media in the input tray
NOTEYou can also use the front manual feed slot. If you are printing on thick paper (such
as cardstock), you can use the rear manual feed slot. See
Printing with the front or rear
manual feed slot.
1.Raise the output tray and remove any media from the input tray.
2.Insert a stack of media that does not exceed the height of the paper guide, print-side down along
the right side of the input tray until it stops.
3.Open the small media guide by moving it 90 degrees clockwise from start to end position.
4.Press the button on top of the paper guide and slide the guide to the right until it stops at the
edge of the media.
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5.Press the input tray lock and slide the tray in until the small media guide stops at the edge of the
media. As you slide the tray, the small media guide extends until it touches the edge of the media.
6.Lower the output tray.
7.When printing, select the appropriate media type and size from the printer driver. See
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Changing print settings
You can change print settings (such as media size or type) from an application or the printer driver.
Changes made from an application take precedence over changes made from the printer driver.
However, after the application is closed, the settings return to the defaults configured in the printer
NOTETo set print settings for all print jobs, make the changes in the printer driver. For more
information about printer driver features in Windows, see the printer driver online help. For
more information about printing from a specific application, see the documentation for that
To change settings from an application for current jobs (Windows)
1.Open the document you want to print.
2.On the File menu, click Print, and then click Setup or Properties. (Specific options may vary
depending on the application you are using.)
3.Change any other desired settings and click OK, Print, or a similar command.
To change default settings for all future jobs (Windows)
1.From the Windows desktop, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Printers. Or, click
Start, click Control Panel, and then click Printers and Faxes or Printers (depending on the
2.Right-click the printer icon, and then choose Properties, Document Defaults, or Printing
3.Change any other desired settings and click OK.
To change settings (Mac OS)
1.On the File menu, click Page Setup.
2.Change any desired settings and click OK.
3.On the File menu, click Print.
4.Change any desired settings and click Print.
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Canceling a print job
You can cancel a print job using one of the following methods:
(Cancel button). This will clear the job that the printer is currently processing. It does not
affect jobs waiting to be processed.
Double-click the printer icon that appears in the lower right corner of the computer screen. Select
the print job, and then press the Delete key on the keyboard.
▲Mac OS X
Click the Print Center or Printer Setup Utility icon, and then double-click the printer icon.
Select the print job and click Delete.
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Printing with the front or rear manual feed slot
If you are printing one or just a few photos, envelopes, or sheets of paper, you can use the front
manual feed slot and leave your regular media in the input tray.
The rear manual feed slot uses a straight paper path and is designed for printing single sheets of
thick paper (up to 280 g/m
2) such as cardstock.
For information on media types and sizes supported by the manual feed slots, see
specifications for supported media.
Printing from the manual feed slots is performed in two stages: 1) changing the software settings,
and 2) loading the media. The following sections contain procedures for performing each stage.
NOTEIf the duplex unit is installed and you want to print using the rear manual feed slot,
replace the duplex unit with the rear-access panel.
Changing the software settings
1.Open the printer driver.
2.Click the Paper/Quality tab.
3.Select the manual feed option from the Source is drop-down list.
4.Change any other desired settings, and then click OK.
5.Print your document.
1.Click File, and then click Page Setup.
2.Select the media size, and then click OK.
3.Click File, and then click Print.
4.Open the Paper Type/Quality panel.
5.In the Paper panel, select the source.
6.Change any other desired settings, and then click Print.
Loading the front manual feed slot
NOTEIf there are any printouts on the output tray, remove them before using the front
manual feed slot.
1.Extend the output tray.
2.Slide the paper guide to the left to its outermost position.
3.Lift the clear plastic flap and insert the media into the narrow opening between the output tray
and the plastic flap. Insert up to 10 sheets of paper or 5 cards or envelopes, print-side down into
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