MFC-J5930DW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Copy on Both Sides of the Paper (2-sided Copy)

Reduce the amount of paper you use by copying onto both sides of the paper.
  • You must choose a 2-sided copy layout from the following options before you can start 2-sided copying.
  • The layout of your original document determines which 2-sided copy layout you should choose.
  • We recommend loading single-sided documents in the ADF for 2-sided copying.
  • (MFC-J5930DW)

    You can copy 2-sided documents automatically up to Letter size using the ADF.

  • (MFC-J5330DW/MFC-J5830DW)

    When you manually make 2 sided copies from a 2-sided document, use the scanner glass.
  • You can use only Letter, A4, A5, or Executive size plain paper.

Portrait
1–sided to 2–sided (Long Edge Flip)
1–sided to 2–sided (Short Edge Flip)
2–sided to 2–sided
2–sided to 1–sided (Long Edge Flip)
2–sided to 1–sided (Short Edge Flip)
Landscape
1–sided to 2–sided (Long Edge Flip)
1–sided to 2–sided (Short Edge Flip)
2–sided to 2–sided
2–sided to 1–sided (Long Edge Flip)
2–sided to 1–sided (Short Edge Flip)

MFC-J5330DW

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press [Copy].
  3. Enter the number of copies in one of the following ways:
    • Press [-] or [+] on the Touchscreen.
    • Press to display the keyboard on the Touchscreen, and then enter the number of copies using the Touchscreen keyboard. Press [OK].
    • Enter the number of copies using the dial pad.
  4. To sort multiple copies, press [Options]>[Stack/Sort]>[Sort].
  5. Press or to display the [2-sided Copy] option, and then press it.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To make 2-sided copies from a 1-sided document, follow these steps:

      1. To change the layout options, press [Layout], and then press [Long Edge Flip] or [Short Edge Flip].
      2. Press [1-sided⇒2-sided].
    • To make 2-sided copies of a 2-sided document manually, press [2-sided⇒2-sided].

      Use the scanner glass to make 2-sided copies of a 2-sided document manually.
  7. Review your settings on the Touchscreen, and then press [OK].
  8. Press [Black Start] or [Color Start]. If you placed the document in the ADF, the machine scans the pages and starts printing.
  9. If you are using the scanner glass, repeat the following steps for each page of the document:
    • Place the next page on the scanner glass, and then press [Continue] to scan the page.
    • After scanning all the pages, press [Finish].

DO NOT touch the printed page until it is ejected the second time. The machine will print the first side and eject the paper, and then pull the paper in to print the second side.

If you experience smudged printouts or paper jams, press [Settings]>[Maintenance]>[Print Setting Options]>[Reduce Smudging], and then change settings.

MFC-J5830DW/MFC-J5930DW

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press [Copy].
  3. Enter the number of copies in one of the following ways:
    • Press [-] or [+] on the Touchscreen.
    • Press to display the keyboard on the Touchscreen, and then enter the number of copies using the Touchscreen keyboard. Press [OK].
    • Enter the number of copies using the dial pad.
  4. To sort multiple copies, press [Options]>[Stack/Sort]>[Sort].
  5. Swipe up or down or press or to display the [2-sided Copy] option, and then press it.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To make 2-sided copies from a 1-sided document, follow these steps:

      1. To change the layout options, press [Layout], and then press [Long Edge Flip] or [Short Edge Flip].
      2. Press [1-sided⇒2-sided].
    • (MFC-J5930DW)

      To make 2-sided copies of a 2-sided document automatically, press [2-sided⇒2-sided].

      Load your document in the ADF to use the automatic 2-sided copy feature.
    • (MFC-J5830DW)

      To make 2-sided copies of a 2-sided document manually, press [2-sided⇒2-sided].

      Use the scanner glass to make 2-sided copies of a 2-sided document manually.
    • (MFC-J5930DW)

      To make 1-sided copies from a 2-sided document, follow these steps:

      1. To change the layout options, press [Layout], and then press [Long Edge Flip] or [Short Edge Flip].
      2. Press [2-sided⇒1-sided].
      Load your document in the ADF to use the automatic 2-sided copy feature.
  7. Review your settings on the Touchscreen, and then press [OK].
  8. Press [Black Start] or [Color Start]. If you placed the document in the ADF, the machine scans the pages and starts printing.
  9. If you are using the scanner glass, repeat the following steps for each page of the document:
    • Place the next page on the scanner glass, and then press [Continue] to scan the page.
    • After scanning all the pages, press [Finish].

DO NOT touch the printed page until it is ejected the second time. The machine will print the first side and eject the paper, and then pull the paper in to print the second side.

If you experience smudged printouts or paper jams, press [Settings]>[Maintenance]>[Print Setting Options]>[Reduce Smudging], and then change settings.

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Related Models

MFC-J5330DW, MFC-J5830DW(XL), MFC-J5930DW

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