How to open and change Printer settings in Windows 10

How to open and change Printer settings in Windows 10

Whether you are printing a single document or multiple documents from a program in Windows 10, you will first need to configure the print settings. The Windows 10 Printer Settings page allows you to configure various options such as paper size, page orientation, and page margins.

Open and change printer settings in Windows 10

After a quick installation, you can start printing immediately. However, you may need to configure some printer settings. Here's how to open the printer settings page in Windows 10 and change the settings:

  1. Type "Printers" in the Windows 10 search bar
  2. Select the "Printers and Scanners" options
  3. Right click on the printer icon and choosePrinting Preferences"
  4. The printer settings page opens.

Let's see that in more detail.

Type "Printers" in the Windows 10 search bar and select the "Printers and Scanners" options.

Check if your printer is listed under "P"printers and scanners& #39; m e n u.

Once visible, right-click on the printer icon and choosePrinting Preferences"

You will have instant access to the printer settings page.

This will open the printer settings page in Windows 10.

Here you can change / change the page size, paper layout and other printer settings.

Note that the names of the tabs and settings may differ depending on the printer model and the version of your driver.

You can also access the printer settings through certain applications. Take the example of Microsoft Word.

Open Microsoft Word or any other Office application.

Click & #39;File'Menu (located in the upper left corner) and choose'Impression'From the list of options displayed.

Next to the option you will find 'Properties of the printer& #39; link. Click the link to open the printer settings page.

The first method allows you to set the default printer and set the printer settings for all print jobs, while accessing the printer settings via an application for unique print jobs. We have listed both methods because when you print a document, its size, orientation, or margins are different from those specified in the properties of the printer driver.

Read more: How to disable Let Windows manage the default printer settings.

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