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Reset Instructions for Brother TN 8000 BK / Black Toner

Your step-by-step guide on how to reset your Brother TN-8000

The Brother TN-8000 toner fits into many Brother printer models and can be reset with no problems. The Brother TN-8000 Toner Reset restarts the toner detection and resets the page counter.

The following instructions should be followed when performing a toner reset on the printer!
  • Choose the right Brother TN-8000 toner reset guide for your printer (Brother HL devices or MFC devices)
  • Please follow the reset instructions quickly using the printer keyboard so that you do not return to the main menu
  • Note the individual steps in the instructions and do not skip any of the steps
  • Not every Brother printer signals the successful completion with a message ("Accepted" or "Done") after the reset
  • You can use the guide to reset genuine Brother TN-8000 and compatible toners
  • If you have several options, choose your toner (starter toner / standard toner / jumbo XXL toner)
  • With multiple selections you decide on the color of the toner cartridge or reset all CMYK colors. (CMYK stands for: C = cyan, M = magenta, Y = yellow, K = black)

Brother TN-8000 Toner Reset for Brother MFC devices

For a manual toner reset for Brother MFC devices, please proceed exactly as follows

Instructions:
1. Open the front door
2. Press "Cancellation"
3. The message “Drum replaced?” Appears
4. Ignore this message
5. Press 1x "*" and 2x "0" on the keyboard (asterisk, zero, zero)
6. The message "completed" appears
7. Close the front flap again
8. Device heats up
You have successfully reset the original or compatible Brother TN-8000 toner.

Brother TN-8000 Toner Reset for Brother HL devices

For a manual toner reset for Brother HL devices, please proceed exactly as follows

Instructions:
1. Turn off the printer
2. Open the front flap
3. Press and hold the GO button
4. Switch the device on again
5. Continue to hold the GO button
6. The toner / drum / paper lights are on
7. Briefly release the GO button
8. The LEDs go out
9. Press the GO button twice quickly and wait
10. The Toner / Drum / Paper LEDs are back on
11. Then quickly press the GO button 6 times
12. The paper LED will now flash
13. Close the printer's front door

You have successfully reset the original or compatible Brother TN-8000 toner.