How do you make toner last longer? To extend the life of your toner, remove the toner cartridge, cover it with a paper towel, and shake to redistribute the powder. Unclog the nozzle — Clogged toner cartridge nozzles can lead to skipping and inconsistent output. Using a damp paper towel, wipe the bottom of the cartridge.
Do I have to shake toner? You never want to shake the toner bottle. Although shaking the toner bottle isn’t any less safe to your health than shaking a home or small office toner cartridge, if your printer runs out of toner because you tried extending the life of your bottle, your developer could break.
How do you shake toner?
- Turn on the printer.
- Open the cartridge cover.
- Put your finger into the indentation on top of the ink cartridge and pull it straight out.
- Do one of the following:
- Rapidly shake each new ink cartridge for about 15 seconds, then flip the cartridge over as shown and repeat.
How long will toner keep? Depending on you hair type and hair condition, toner can last between 2-to-6 weeks. Hair that has been coloured previously can sometimes hold toners for less time than hair that has only been coloured once, so may need more regular toning.