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How to change default print properties

Follow these steps if you want to change the default print settings for a printer you commonly use.

  1. Click the Start button and begin typing the work “control.” Then click the first result that appears with the icon shown.

  2. A window will appear with different settings. Click “View devices and printers”

  3. Next you should see a list of all your printers. Right Click the printer you wish to change the settings of and then click “Printer Properties”

  4. A window will appear showing some information about the respective printer. Now click “ “Preferences...”

  5. Printer preferences will appear and the features and settings available will vary depending on the model of printer you are working with. From here you may change any settings to what you most commonly use. Once you are done and click OK these settings will be saved as your default settings for this printer going forward.

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  • 21-Feb-2019