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Brother Toner Printer – How To Reset The “Toner Life End” Message

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If you have just replaced the toner cartridge in your Brother printer, and a “replace toner” or “toner low” warning message still keeps coming up, Grab a coffee – there is a solution! You may have tried everything, including taking the toner cartridge out, checking all is working correctly and that all the packaging has been removed. You may have switched your printer off and back on again, but the message hasn’t budged. You may even have tried shaking the cartridge from side to side – just in case! The user manual isn’t much help in this situation, and the main problem is that, even though you know the printer has a brand new toner cartridge, the printer refuses to print! how to fix your brother printer toner cartridge coming up.

About Brother Toner Cartridges

You can relax now, help is here! The truth is that most Brother toner printers need to be told that the toner cartridge has been replaced. This means manually resetting the counter, and fortunately this is an easy thing to do. We’ve created a handy list of Brother toner printers, and the steps to reset the toner count in each of them.

Resetting the “Toner Life End” or “Replace Toner” message on the Brother HL monochrome (black and white) printer:

  1. Open the front cover, and keep it open while you take the following steps.
  2. Switch off the printer.
  3. Hold down the “Start” or “Go” button while turning on the printer. All of the panel lights should now be on.
  4. Release the “Start” or “Go” button.
  5. Now, press the “Start” or “Go” button twice.
  6. Wait for a moment. The panel lights should all be on again.
  7. Now, press the “Start” or “Go” button five times. At this point, the toner light should be off, although the “error” may be flashing. The paper light should be on or at least flashing at this point.
  8. You are ready to close the cover, and the “Ready” light should be the only light that is now on.
  9. Resetting the “Replace Toner” or “Toner Life End” warning message on the Brother MFC monochrome (black and white) printer:
  10. Open the door, and then press the Clear/Back key.
  11. Now press *00
  12. Next, press “OK”.
  13. When the drum replacement menu comes up, don’t choose anything for drum replacement, instead press * and then 00, and then “OK”.

Resetting The “Replace Toner” or “Toner Life End” warning message on the Brother DCP, MFC and HL colour printer:

  1. Open the toner access door while the printer is switched on. You will see the “Cover is Open” message on the LCD screen of your printer.
  2. Bring up the “Reset Menu” by pressing the “Clear/Back” button.
  3. Once you are in the Reset Menu, scroll through the reset options for the printer’s toner cartridges. You will be given rest options for all four of the colours: BK; C; Y; and M. If you have a printer that takes standard yield and high yield cartridges, you will see an option to reset either one of these.
  4. Once you have selected the correct colour and size of the toner cartridge, press “OK”.
  5. Each cartridge needs to be reset individually. To reset, press “1”.
  6. Now press “Clear/Back” to exit the menu, and finally, close the door.

You’re ready to go!

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Below is some information on brother printers in case you are interested..


Brother Printers

For more than 100 years, Brother has been developing high quality electronic products throughout the world. Forming in Japan in 1908, the company originally specialised in sewing machines, but has adapted its primary output to evolving technologies. Since moving its UK headquarters to Manchester in 1968, Brother’s main focus has been laser printers.

At Printerland, we stock a wide range of Brother printers, fax machines and consumables. The diverse range of products has been developed to accommodate many of the requirements of the modern business environment or home office.

Brother Printers for the Home

Designed to be intuitive and simple to use, Brother printers are well-suited for casual and professional users alike. Clear on-screen menus and one-touch functionality help provide a plug-n-print machine. At stationery shack we stock a huge range of Brother Colour Laser Printers well-suited to the demands of the home office.

Accommodating large, cost-effective ink and toner cartridges, Brother can help cut the costs of printing at home. The Brother Printer Ink and Toner Cartridges range from Stationery Shack can help you keep your Brother printer well-stocked and producing high-quality colour and monochrome prints.

Brother Printers for the Office

At Stationery Shack, we stock a range of Brother Multifunction Printers which are well-suited to the demands of the modern office environment. Providing print, copy, scan and fax functions, the range can help office workers perform a comprehensive range of tasks quickly and efficiently. Without compromising quality, the multifunction units from Brother can help remove the necessity for multiple machines in the office.

Brother produce a diverse range of non-traditional printer and office products as well, serving a greater volume of workplaces and responsibilities. The Brother Label Printers and Brother Mobile Printers are well-suited to specialist tasks and on-site professionals. At Printerland, our Brother-trained specialists can help answer any questions or queries you may have about our range of Brother products or how to get the most out of your printer.

Get the right Brother for You

Brother focuses on creating energy efficient, cost and time saving devices to match the requirements of any business or home user.


When it comes to environmental impact, Brother goes the extra mile to ensure its products not only meet the strict regulations expected but surpass them wherever possible, meaning that your business is sure to reap the rewards from energy efficiency, productivity and longer lasting equipment.

State of the Art

Brothers approach to its technology also stands up proudly against the biggest players in the print market. Providing top quality products with the latest in technical advancements, you can be sure that your Brother printer purchase will perform at a level unsurpassed by its rivals from your very first print.

Colour and Mono Laser Printers
Brother’s extensive line-up of laser printers consists of some of the most affordable and productive machines in its class

Multifunction Printers
Brothers MFP range provide the same high quality, performance and affordability as the standard colour and mono models, with the added benefit of extra functionality including copy scan and fax.

All-in-one Inkjet Printers
even the individual user can benefit with Brother’s attention to design and productivity extending in to the home office. Further your boundaries with borderless, lab quality photographs and the same flexible functionality of a multifunction device. Brother inkjet multifunction printers fit easily on to the desktop and with sleek design thrown-in, home printing has never been so fashionable.


Brother AX Ink Cartridges

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Brother DCP Ink Cartridges

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Brother LW Ink Cartridges

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Brother MFC Ink Cartridges

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