Why My brother Printer is printing Blank pages?

(Last Updated On: March 5, 2018)

Fix Brother printer is printing Blank pages

Being a blogger, I got so many requests to write on various kinds of problems. I always try my best to write the troubleshooting steps for the particular problem.

Since a week, I am getting so many emails to write troubleshooting techniques for writing brother printer printing blank pages.

brother printer is printing blank pages

That’s why today, I am going to write this post. If you are also going through brother printer printing blank pages problem, you need to read this article until the end and follow the instructions to fix the problem.

Causes Of Brother printer is printing blank pages

Actually, this problem comes because of following common reasons:

  • Low ink issues
  • Cartridge Issue
  • Network Communication problem.
  • Printer spooler problem.
  • Driver issue.

Now we know the reason behind brother printer printing blank pages, now it’s a time to troubleshoot the printing problem.

But before that, you should reboot your printer and computer once, and then try to print something. If your brother printer is still printing blank pages, you need to follow ahead and apply the techniques given below.

Check Ink Label and cartridge-

If your cartridge does not have ink or it has low ink. Then you will definitely get blank pages every time when you will try to print something.

If you find ink label low or there is no ink. In this case, you need to replace the ink cartridge.

Sometimes, the issue can be related to the cartridge. If you have not set up your cartridge properly, according to me, when you go through brother printer is printing blank pages problem.

brother printer is printing blank pages

You should remove the ink cartridge and install it once again. After installing the ink cartridge, you need to restart the printer and then try to print something.

Communication problem –

Another reason for brother printer printing blank pages is the communication problem. so you should check the connection from your printer to the computer.

If you have connected your printer from the computer via USB cable, I will suggest you disconnect the USB cable and Reconnect it.

brother printer printing blank pages

IF you are using the network printer, I will suggest you reboot your router and printer and then connect your printer to the network. After connecting your printer to the computer, you should try to print page.

Read more about how to fix brother printer won’t connect to wifi problem.

Printer Spooler Problem-

Printer spooler services are responsible for interacting with printer and order the print jobs in the queue.

When printer spooler service does not respond properly, this can be the reason for brother printer is printing blank pages. in this situation, you should try to restart printer spooler services into your computer by following the instructions given below.

brother printer is printing blank pages

  1. Open the run box using windows + R key.
  2. Type services.msc in the run box and press ok.
  3. Now scroll down and look for printer spooler services.
  4. Select the printer spooler service and click on restart.

After restarting the printer spooler service, you should try to print something. Let’s see if it is printing well or not.

Uninstall the Printer Driver-

If you have used all techniques given above but still your brother printer is printing blank pages, in this situation, you should uninstall the existing printer driver.

For uninstalling the driver, you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • Press Windows + R key to open the run box.
  • Type appwiz.cpl and then press ok.
  • Select brother printer driver and click on uninstall.
  • Now follow the instructions to uninstall the printer driver.

After uninstalling the printer driver, you need to reboot the computer and install the latest brother printer driver. For brief information, you may visit: how to set up brother printer?


I hope now your printer will start working fine. If you have any other problem with your printer or any device, you may write a comment below or send us an email on admin@fixotip.com . We will reply it with the solution.

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