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  3. How will I be alerted when a printer is almost out of ink/toner?

How will I be alerted when a printer is almost out of ink/toner?

To ensure you don't run out of ink/toner in the middle of an urgent print job, set up advance alerts in BRAdmin Professional 4 (Windows only).

Click here to check if your models support BRAdmin Professional 4.

 

  1. Go to Downloads page on the Brother support website to download BRAdmin Professional 4 (Windows only).

  2. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

  3. When finished, launch BRAdmin Professional 4.
    Upon launch, BRAdmin Professional 4 displays a list of networked printers.

  4. Select the printer you want and in the Device notification section of the right menu, click Settings:

  5. Click the Edit button, and in the Application settings pop-up, click +.

  6. Enter or select the following Profile settings and click OK when finished.

    • Profile name
    • Destination address
    • Sender address
    • Language
    • Notification items

  7. Click OK once again.

    NOTE:

    To configure your Email server settings, click Email server in the left navigation pane, configure your settings, and then click OK.

  8. Click Apply.