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How to Set Paper Size and Type on the 3130cn / 3130cdn Dell Laser Printer


Table of Contents:

  1. Set on the Front Panel
  2. Set in the Printing Preferences Dialogue

This article provides information on "How to Set Paper Size and Type on the 3130cn / 3130cdn Dell Laser Printer"


1. Set on the Front Panel

For the Multipurpose Feeder.

  1. Press the Menu button.
  2. Press the Down arrow until Tray Settings is visible. Press Tick/Select to select.
  3. Select MPF.
  4. Select MPF Mode.
  5. Select Driver Specified.

For Tray 1 or 2.

  1. Press the Menu button.
  2. Press the Down arrow until Tray Settings is visible. Press Tick/Select to select.
  3. Select Tray 1 or Tray 2.
  4. Select Paper Type.
  5. Select the appropriate paper type from the available options. See the print media specs if you are unsure which option to select.
  6. Press the Left Arrow to go back a step in the menu.
  7. Select Paper Size.
  8. Select Auto.

More info can be found in the 3130cn User’s Guide.

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2. Set in the Printing Preferences Dialogue

For the Multipurpose Feeder.

  1. Open the Printing Preferences dialogue.
  2. Set the Paper Source to MPF.

  3. Set the Paper Size and MPF Paper Type to match the media physically loaded. Click OK.

For Tray 1 or 2.

  1. Open the Printing Preferences dialogue.
  2. Set the Paper Source to Tray 1 or Tray 2.

  3. Set the Paper Size and Paper Type to match the media physically loaded. Click OK

More info can be found in the 3130cn User’s Guide.

If these steps do not correct the problem, please contact Dell Technical Support.

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Article ID: SLN284906

Last Date Modified: 08/03/2015 02:31 PM


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