How Do I Print with Black Ink Only? (Windows) - G5020 / G6020

Article ID: ART174666 | Date published: 06/06/2019 | Date last updated: 06/06/2019


This article explains how you can print with black ink only with your printer.



If you want to print using only black ink with your printer, follow the instructions below.
  1. Open the printer driver setup window.
  2. Click the Page Setup tab at the top.

  3. Click Print Options....

  4. For Print With:, select Black Only.  Then, click OK.

  5. Click OK.

The printer will now print using the black ink only.  If you want to print with all colors, follow the steps above but select All Colors (Default) in step 4.


  • When the following settings are specified, Black Only does not function because the printer uses an ink other than black to print documents.
    • Other than Plain Paper, Envelope, Ink Jet Hagaki (A), Hagaki K (A), Hagaki (A), or Hagaki is selected for Media Type on the Main tab
    • Borderless is selected from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab
  • Do not detach the print head that is not in use. Printing cannot be performed while either print head is detached.

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