Will my printer ink last longer if I keep the printer turned off?

Answer just the opposite. if you turn the printer off it will do a head cleaning when you turn it back on which wastes a lot of ink. if you leave it off for long periods, the ink in the print head can clo... Read More »

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To make printer ink last longer, is it better to turn the printer off or leave it on?

If I buy an Airprint enabled printer and want to print from an iPhone, does the printer have to be turned on?

No, Airprint printers print when they're turned off to save electricity.

How do I make printer ink last longer?

Print in "Draft" ModeSet the print mode to “Draft” or “Economy” in the “Print” dialogue box whenever possible. This will use considerably less ink than the “Normal” or “Best” mo... Read More »

Will it hurt my printer if it is turned on and off a lot?

I don't think so. Generally the things that suffer from "wear" are mechanical parts, and that would be the on/off switch on a printer. You are not turning it on/off at the printer though; you're tu... Read More »