Changing the Power and Sleep Timer Settings - Windows

You can use the printer software to change the time period before the printer enters sleep mode or turns off automatically.
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Windows 8: Navigate to the Start screen, right-click the screen, and select Devices and Printers. Right-click your product name and select Printing Preferences.
    • Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers. Right-click your product name and select Printing Preferences.
    • Windows Vista: Click and select Control Panel. Click Printer under Hardware and Sound, right-click your product name, and select Printing Preferences.
    • Windows XP: Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. (Or open the Control Panel, select Printers and Other Hardware if necessary, and select Printers and Faxes.) Right-click your product name and select Printing Preferences.
  2. Click the Maintenance tab.
  3. Click the Printer and Option Information button. You see the Printer and Option Information screen:


  4. Select the length of time after which you want the product to automatically turn off when it is not in use as the Power Off Timer setting.
  5. Click Send.
  6. Select the time period you want before the product goes to sleep as the Sleep Timer setting.
  7. Click Send.
  8. Click OK to close the open program windows.
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