If your printer is printing blank pages, there are several steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue and get it resolved.
1. Check the printer’s ink or toner levels. If the ink or toner levels in the cartridge are low, try replacing the cartridge with a full one.
2. Check the paper tray for any foreign objects such as paper clips, staples, or other debris that may be causing a jam. If you find any items, simply remove them and try printing again.
3. Ensure that there is no ventilation problem with the printer. The printer should be in a well-ventilated area and far from direct sunlight to prevent overheating.
4. If you are connected to a wireless network, make sure the printer is connected to the same network and that the connection is secure.
5. Make sure the printer drivers on your computer are up to date. If they are out of date, this may cause issues when printing.
6. Clean the printer’s contact points. Use a lint-free cloth and some rubbing alcohol to clean off the contact points on the printer head and the drum.
7. Run a self-test on the printer. Most printers have a function where they will run a self-test and print a ‘test page’ which helps diagnose any potential issues.
8. Try different types of paper. Some types of paper may be more prone to jamming in the printer than others. Try using a different type of paper and see if this resolves the issue.
9. Reset the printer. Turn off the printer and unplug it from the power supply for 60 seconds before plugging it back in and turning it on. This can help reset the printer and resolve any temporary errors it may have encountered.
10. If none of these steps resolve the issue, you may need to contact a professional to service the printer or replace certain parts. It could be an issue with the printer head, roller or fuser, or something else. A technician will be able to diagnose the issue and provide a course of action.