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Setting Administrator Password on Operation Panel

You can specify or disable the administrator password.

Specifying the administrator password requires you to enter the password to use the items or change the settings below.

  • Web service setup

  • LAN settings

  • Other printer settings

  • Language selection

  • Firmware update

  • Energy saving settings

  • Quiet setting

  • Auto maintenance settings

  • Administrator password settings

  • Reset settings (except for Reset all)

Follow the procedure below to specify the administrator password.

  1. Check that printer is turned on.

  2. Select Various settings on HOME screen and press the OK button.

  3. Use the updown buttons to select Printer settings and press the OK button.

  4. Use the updown buttons to select Administrator password settings and press the OK button.

  5. When confirmation screen to specify administrator password is displayed, select Yes and press the OK button.

    If an administrator password is not specified, the register confirmation message appears. Select Yes and press the OK button. When the message appears again, press the OK button.

    Important

    • The administrator password is set at the time of purchase. The printer's serial number is used as the password.

      For the administrator password, refer to Administrator Password.

  6. When the Manage passwords screen is displayed, use the updown buttons to select Change administrator password and press the OK button.

    If you do not specify an administrator password, select Remove administrator password and OK button. Select Yes and press the OK button. When the message appears again, press the OK button.

  7. Use the updown buttons to select range where administrator password is valid and press the OK button.

    Remote UI and other tools

    Entering the administrator password is required to change the setting items using the Remote UI or IJ Network Device Setup Utility.

    LCD, Remote UI, and other tools

    Entering the administrator password is required to change the setting items using the operation panel of the printer, the Remote UI, or IJ Network Device Setup Utility.

  8. Enter administrator password.

    Pressing the OK button displays the input screen.

    Use the updownleft right buttons to select OK and press the OK button when you finished entering the administrator password.

    Important

    • The following character restrictions apply to the password:

      • Set the password by using 4 to 32 characters.

      • The allowed characters are single-byte alphanumeric characters, blank space, umlaut characters, and the below symbols.

        - ! @ # $ % ^ & * _ ; : , . / ` = + ' " ( ) [ ] { } < > |

      • For security reasons, we recommend you use 8 and more alphanumeric characters.

  9. Use the updown buttons to select Apply and press OK button.

  10. Enter administrator password you specified again.

    Pressing the OK button displays the input screen.

    After you finished entering the administrator password on the password input screen, use the updownleft right buttons to select Apply and press the OK button.

    The administrator password is enabled.

When You Want to Disable the Administrator Password:

After operating in the following order on the printer's operation panel, follow the on-screen instructions to remove the administrator password.

Various settings > Printer settings > Administrator password settings > Enter the administrator password > Remove administrator password