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Setting Password

Each of passwords for administrator and standard user can be set.

When logging in with password for administrator, all settings can be changed.

When logging in with password for standard user, some of the settings can be changed.

When logging in with password for administrator, you can restrict the function for standard user.

Note

  • Password can be set only when you are logged in administrator mode.

Setting Administrator Password

Change the administrator password by following the steps below.

Important

  • The password is set at the time of purchase. The password is the printer serial number. The printer serial number is printed on the sticker attached on the printer. It consists of 9 alphanumeric characters (four alphabets followed by five numbers).

  1. Display printer status on web browser.

  2. Select Security.

    The menus are displayed.

  3. Select Administrator password setting.

  4. Select Change administrator password.

    If the administrator password is not set, registration confirming message is displayed. Select Yes. When message is displayed again, select OK.

  5. Select range where administrator password is valid and select OK.

    Remote UI and other tools
    Entering the administrator password is required to change the setting items using the Remote UI or some software.
    Operation panel/Remote UI/other tools
    Entering the administrator password is required to change the setting items using the operation panel of the printer, the Remote UI, or some software.
  6. Enter a password, and then select OK.

    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 characters.

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

      • For security reasons, we recommend you use 8 and more alphanumeric characters.
  7. When the completion message is displayed, select OK.

Setting Standard User Password

Enable the standard user mode and set a standard user password by following the steps below.

  1. Display printer status on web browser.

  2. Select Security.

    The menus are displayed.

  3. Select Standard user mode settings.

  4. When the confirming message is displayed, select Yes.

  5. Enter a password, and then select OK.

    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 characters.

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

      • For security reasons, we recommend you use 8 and more alphanumeric characters.
  6. When the completion message is displayed, select OK.