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How to Print a Printer Test Page in Windows 10?

Is your printer not working properly? Or you are planning to take it to the service centre?

It might surprise you that, you can calibrate it on your own.

Printing a test page is the most effective approach to evaluate your printer's performance, settings, quality, and effectiveness.

Using the print test page method, you may quickly identify several problems. We've gone over them in depth below.

Identifying Issue with Print Test Page - How does it work?

If you have a personal printer, you are aware that there are numerous issues that a user may have when using it. In the bullet points below, we've mentioned a few of them.

- Blocked Printheads:

It allows the entire printing process to take place. The ink can be transferred to the page thanks to the blocked print heads.

- Problems with Alignment:

When the printer's mechanical element is destroyed, the alignment may be disrupted.

- Printer Status:

If the user is having trouble communicating, it's conceivable that he or she will have trouble printing additional papers.

Inconsistent Ink Flow:

The colour composition or line strength may be changed if the ink is released unevenly.

The Printing Test Page allows you to identify the quality and tools of the printer you're using in a variety of ways. A Grayscale Test Page and a Color Test Page are included. We've covered a variety of new techniques to test your printer for various Windows versions.


Help me print the test page on Windows 10

1. Go to the Devices and Printers option from the control panel or taskbar.

2. Select the printer icon with a right-click.

3. Then, from the drop-down option, select Printer Properties.

4. Some on-screen pop-ups may result from the method described above.

5. Select the Print Test Page option from the General menu.

6. A printer test page may also be sent to you.

7. After you've finished the previous step, press the OK button. The pop-up window will be closed.

What is the method for printing a test page in Windows 8/8.1?

1. Go to the Windows keys and then to the display's lower-left corner.

2. From the startup menu, look for the option "View Devices and Printers."

3. Find the relevant button for your printer in the list and right-click it.

4. Select Printer Properties from the list of options in the dropdown menu. After then, you can get a pop message.

5.  In the lower corner of the window, click the Print Test Page button.

6. To close the window, use the OK button.

What is the best way to print a test page on Windows 7?

1. Select Windows Start from the drop-down menu.

2. Then select Control Panel from the drop-down menu.

3. Select Devices and Printers from the drop-down menu.

4. Right-click on the printer icon to bring up a menu of options.

5. Select the Printer Properties option from the drop-down menu. Following that, you may receive a pop message.

6. Select Print Test Page from the pop-up menu.

7. A printer test page will be sent to you.

8. To close the window, press the OK key.

Can Windows XP Print a Test Page?

1. From the drop-down option, pick Windows Start.

2. From the drop-down option, pick Control Panel.

3. Double-click the Printers and Faxes option after that.

4. To bring up a menu of settings, right-click on the printer icon.

5. Then, from the drop-down menu, select Properties. A pop message may then be sent to you.

6. From the drop-down menu, choose Print Test Page.

7. You will be emailed a printer test page.

8. The OK key is used to close the pop-up window.

A Review of the Testing Page


Test Print Issue


Methods to Resolve

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Clogged printhead

Printheads should be cleaned regularly.

Choose Device and Settings under the menu settings.

Click on "Clean Printheads".

The ink will be removed from the cartridge if it has dried.

Spotted/ light-coloured printing

Clogged printhead/ Less ink availability

Make sure the printhead is cleaned regularly.

Choose Device and Settings under the menu settings.

Click on "Clean Printheads".

Your cartridge will be cleaned of dried ink.


The ink cartridge should be changed if none of the above methods helped.

Issues in alignment

The problem is the alignment of the ink cartridges

Once the old cartridges have been removed, replace the ink cartridges.

Print Test Page couldn’t print

Issues with the mechanical printer

Take a look at these points:

- Papers being jammed together

- There is a problem with the ink cartridge installation.

- Updates may be required for your printer.


Winding Up!

A print test page is an excellent approach to assess the printer's performance and quality. Hopefully, the information provided above made it easier for you to test your printer on your own. However, if you are unfamiliar with technology, it is recommended to seek professional assistance to avoid any problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q- What caused the problem of paper jams?

A- There are a few reasons that might have triggered the paper jams:

1. The slight misalignment of the paper tray may cause paper jams.

2. To resolve the problem, remove the paper and clear the issue from it.

3. Also, check the paper capacity of the paper tray. In case, you have placed more papers than the assigned capacity, it might jam the device.

4. Paper junk may be stuck between the gears.


Q- Why my printer driver is not working properly?

A- The driver you are using might have gone out of date or does not compatible with your system anymore. There is also the possibility that you have wrongly installed the driver and that is causing the issue.

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