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How To Operate An All in One Printer

Published at 02/16/2012 02:08:31


Businesses nowadays can perform better if they had all the necessary functionality that they need from their equipments. If you are missing particular equipment that will help you perform a certain task, it can be difficult to continue and function. This is why a lot of manufacturers thought it a good idea to not only create and build equipment that has the functionality that your business or office might need, but they decided to include multiple functions and features all in one device or equipment. Certain equipment that has experienced this particular change and upgrade is a one in all printer.

A one in all printer is basically a printer that has other functions and features as well. These other functions would include the ability to fax and scan documents. A one in all printer could also allow its user to plug in memory cards from their digital cameras into the one in all printer’s various ports for memory cards in order to be able to view the pictures taken by the digital camera and print, scan or fax them afterwards. An LCD monitor or screen also helps scanning through the different photos in the digital camera’s memory card easier. If your one in all printer is of the newer version, it could also be capable of accessing the internet through an internet cable or wirelessly. Although these additional features don’t sound much for a printer, they can actually make things a whole lot easier, especially for a person who is operating a small to a large business, including those people who are working in a home office.

Some people already find it difficult to operate a simple printer, what more if they have to contend with a printer that not just prints copies of. These features can complicate how you operate the machine, especially since adding other features and functions to the printer would also mean that you need to have more commands and possibly more buttons on the device. If you think you’ll have a hard time operating a one in all printer, here are some tips that you could follow to help you.

Step 1

The very first thing that you should do is read the user manual of the one in all printer. Once you have read the manual, you can actually figure things out for yourself. You just need to take the time to read and understand how the device works, and how to work it. The user manual for the one in all printer can actually address most of your questions and inquiries regarding the printer’s functionality and purpose.

Step 2

Once you have read the manual, do a couple of test runs on how to operate the one in all printer. You can start by plugging in the device and turning it on and off. After that, you can begin exploring other functions as well.

Step 3

Try to isolate whatever commands or functions you want to perform, in order to make it less complicated for you. First, try to print a document. Later one, if you are already familiar with how to print a document, you can proceed to scanning documents, faxing them, and so on.

Step 4

There will come a time that you will need to use multiple functions together, like scanning and printing a document. Try to perform multiple functions together based on the manual in order to get the hang of it.

Step 5

Follow the instructions down to the letter. This will help ensure that you avoid committing mistakes.


Operating one in all printer shouldn’t be that difficult. As long as you have the patience to take the time to learn, you should be fine.