How To Default to B&W Printing on Sharp Print Driver

Trying to save some money on your printer budget? Use the tips below to avoid printing documents in color when you don’t need them to be color documents, and to print documents 2-sided by default to save paper.

Default Print Driver to Black and White(and 2-sided printing if you choose):

  1. Open your printers menu in the control panelopen printers menu
  2. Right click on your Sharp printer, then click Printing Preferencesprinting preferences
  3. Move to the Color tab, choose Black and White under the color mode. If you’re not on a maintenance and toner contract, you might want to check off the Toner Save box to save toner – this will lighten up your prints.color tab black and white printing sharp copier

At this point your Sharp print driver is defaulted to print in B&W to avoid unnecessary color prints. This setting alone will help you keep your printing costs under control.

If you’d like to default your Sharp print driver to print documents 2-sided to save paper, simply change the Document Style on the Main tab to 2-sided book. This will cut your paper consumption in half.2 sided printing


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