- Start menu “Control Panel”
- Choose “Printers and Faxes”
- Right click your primary printer.
- Choose “Printing Preferences”
- Choose “Finishing” tab.
- Check “Print on both sides”
- Click “Apply” to set as the default.
Why won’t my printer automatically print double sided?
If your printer has a duplex option installed, check the driver/software settings. Go to the Printers and Faxes folder on your computer. Right-click on the printer driver and then select Properties. Click on the Device Settings tab, then look under Installable Options and make sure the duplex unit is set to Available.
Why can’t I print on both sides?
If you don’t see a Print on Both Sides pane, then your selected printer doesn’t support duplex printing. Or, the feature is turned off (see Verify that printer features are turned on). Click OK, and then click OK again to print.
How do I change my HP printer to print double-sided?
If a Printing Shortcut tab is available, click it, select the Two-sided (Duplex) Printing shortcut, and then select a page flip option from the Print on Both Sides Manually or Two-sided (Duplex) Printing menu.
Why won’t my HP printer print both sides?
Select your printer, and then choose Printer Properties, Preferences, or Printer Setup (whichever option is displayed), for opening up the Printing Preferences or the Document Properties options. You can then opt for the page flip option which is basically printing manually on both sides.
How do I get my Canon printer to print double-sided?
Select Print on the File menu, your printer model, then Preferences or Properties to open the Printing Preferences pane. Check the Duplex Printing check box on the Page Setup tab and confirm that Automatic is checked. Select the Page Layout. Select Print Area Setup.
How do I print two sided on one page?
To print on both sides of each sheet of paper:
- Open the print dialog by pressing Ctrl + P.
- Go to the Page Setup tab of the Print window and choose an option from the Two-sided drop-down list.
- You can print more than one page of the document per side of paper too.