Being one of the best brands in the printer manufacturing industry, Brother provides various printer models to meet all your printing needs. The printing technology is developing day by day. You can see advanced printing features even with the basic printer models today. Continue reading the information on this page to learn why a Brother printer prints blank pages.

Paper issue:

In most cases, users have blank pages while printing due to the paper loaded into the paper input tray of their Brother printers. To fix the printing issue, you must solve the paper issue first.

  1. To begin with, open the paper input tray of your printer.
  2. Ensure that you have loaded the printer-supported media.
  3. Remove the paper stack from the tray and fan it well.
  4. Reinsert the paper stack into the printer.
  5. Adjust the paper stack with the paper guides.
  6. Make sure not to slide the paper guides tightly against the paper stack.
  7. Set the correct paper settings on the printer control panel.
  8. Try to print a test page and check if the problem is resolved.

Ink issue:

You may wonder why your Brother printer is printing blank pages even after correcting the paper settings. There comes the second factor that needs to be considered in troubleshooting the printing issue. Improper installation of the cartridge is one of the major reasons for the printing issue. To fix this problem, carry out the steps given below.

  1. For monochrome printers, open the front door and take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  2. Remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  3. Check if you have removed all the packing materials from the toner cartridge.
  4. Reinstall the cartridge and clean the corona wire inside the drum unit.
  5. Refix the cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer and check if the problem is resolved.
  6. In case you are using multifunctional inkjet printers, reinstall the ink cartridges.

Print settings issue:

In general, printing not only involves your Brother printer but your computer also has a vital role to play. So, open the printer properties window and check the print settings. Apply the necessary settings and retry to print your document. If your Brother printer still prints blank pages, run the printer troubleshooter. You can reinstall the printer driver if no troubleshooting step resolves the issue.


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