If you have a Dell printer and want to minimize the cost of printing documents, you have to use it in most efficient manners to get maximum outputs at lowest cost. Though, Dell printers already come with cost-effective features and if you can understand its entire functionality you can easily minimize the cost of printing every document. Below you can see few useful tips to minimize printing cost with Dell printers.

Enable Twofold Printing Mode-

Most of the Dell printers are featured with dual printing technology to use both sides of document to print. And to use this features you have to activate dual of prints to produce documents both sides printed. And if you don’t know how to do it, then take Dell printer help through tech support customer service.

Enable Black & White Prints by Default-

Color prints need tonner with extra ink and printing colored documents will increase your cartridge filling cost. Hence, turn off the color print output to print documents in black & white mode until there is an essential requirement of colored document. Install dell printer drivers properly to enable this service.


Reduce Resolution through Draft Mode-

By default the resolution of Dell prints are set at 600-900 DPI which consumes extra ink and if you switch your Dell printer on draft mode, it will print documents with 300 DPI reducing ink consumption on every print. And if you have any problem to enable this mode call to Dell printer support

Set Low Ink Consuming Fonts-

Different text fonts consume different amount of ink while printing the document. But there are few selected fonts like Times Roman, Arial, Calibri, Century Gothic, and Verdana require around 30% less amount of ink to print a document. The setup dell printer similarly to print in either any of these fonts.

Check Print Preview & Use Shrink to Fit-

Before printing any document with your Dell printer, always check preview to avoid printing any unnecessary document or produce blank page. And also select “Shrink to fit” document to avoid surplus printing and get the perfectly aligned prints on every sheet to avoid wastage of extra papers.