Print a Test Page for Your Printer - Windows
Article ID: ART166340 | Date published: 09/01/2016 | Date last updated: 02/07/2020
 

Description

Learn how to print a test page for your printer from a Windows computer.

Solution

Note These instructions are for a Windows computer. Here's how to print a test page using a Mac®.


The test page will vary depending on which version of Windows you're running.

 

Find your version of Windows below and go to that section to follow the steps

  • Windows XP

    1. Open the Printers and Faxes folder.

    2. Select Start on the Windows task bar, and then select Printers and Faxes.

    3. Right-click on the corresponding printer driver icon.

    4. Select Properties from the pop-up menu.

    5. Select the Print Test Page button.

      Print Test Page button selected from Printer Properties menu,General tab
  • Windows Vista

    1. Open the Printers folder.

    2. Select Start on the Windows task bar, and then select Control Panel.

      • If the Control Panel is in the Category view, select Printer under Hardware and Sound.

      • If the Control Panel is in the Classic view, double click Printers.

    3. Right-click on the corresponding printer driver icon.

    4. Select Properties from the pop-up menu.

    5. Select the Print Test Page button.

      Print Test Page button selected from Printer Properties menu, General tab
  • Windows 7

    1. Open the Devices and Printers folder.

    2. Select Start on the Windows task bar, and then select Devices and Printers.

    3. Right-click on the corresponding printer driver icon.

    4. Select Printer Properties from the pop-up menu or right-click the printer driver icon and select Properties from the pop-up menu.

    5. Select the Print Test Page button.

      Print Test Page button selected from Printer Properties screen, General tab
  • Windows 8 / 8.1

    1. Open the Devices and Printers folder.

    2. Press the Windows  key on the keyboard and the letter X at the same time.

    3. Select Control Panel.

    4. If the Control Panel is in the Category view, select View devices and printers under Hardware and Sound.

    5. If the Control Panel is in the Large icons or Small icons view, select Devices and Printers.

    6. Right-click on the corresponding printer driver icon.

    7. Select Printer Properties from the pop-up menu.

    8. Select the Print Test Page button.

      Print Test Page button selected from Printer Properties screen, General tab
  • Windows 10

    1. Open the Devices and Printers folder.

    2. Select Start and Settings.

    3. Select Devices.

    4. Make sure that Printers & scanners is highlighted on the left side of the window.

    5. Then, at the bottom, under Related settings, select Devices and printers.

    6. Right-click on the corresponding printer driver icon.

    7. Select Printer Properties from the pop-up menu.

    8. Select the Print Test Page button.

      Test page button selected from the Printer Properties menu, General tab

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