How To Set A Printer To Print Black And White In Windows 10

This article provides step by step instructions on how to set a printer to print Black and White in Windows 10.

Introduction 

 
This article provides step by step instructions on how to set a printer to print Black and White in Windows 10. 
 

Step 1. Go to Printers and Scanners

 
Go to Printers & Scanners using WIN+S on your machine. Or, go to Control Panel and find Printers.
 
Find a Printer
 

Step 2. Find a Printer

 
Find your printer and click on the "Manage" button.
 
Manage Printers
 

Step 3. Set preferences

 
On the  “Manage your device” window, you’ll see links to Printer properties and Printing Preferences.
 
Printer settings
 
Click or touch "Printing preferences" on the above screen.
 

Step 4. Set Paper Quality

 
Go to Paper/Quality and select "Black & White" in the Color options. By default it's Color.
 
Printer Black and White Color
 
Click the OK button to save changes. Now, your printer is all set to print in Black & White.
 

Step 5. Advanced Printer Settings

 
If you want to get into Advanced preferences, click on the "Advanced" button on the previous screen and you will see the following screen where you can set Paper Size, Copy, Graphic, Document Options, Printer Features preferences.
 
Windows 10 Printer Advanced Settings