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. 

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


In this article, we learned about how to set a printer to print black and white In Windows 10.