Printing a Test Label and Making Adjustments
Printing a Test Label and Making Adjustments

Printing a Test Label and Making Adjustments

After you have loaded media, loaded ribbon (if using Thermal Transfer mode), installed the printer driver, and connected your printer to your computer, use the directions in this section to print a test label. Printing this label allows you to see if your connection is working and if you need to adjust any of the printer settings.
  1. Open the
    Zebra Setup Utilities
    to return to the
    Zebra Setup Utilities
  2. Click on one of the available print drivers for your printer.
  3. Click
    Open Printer Tools
    window displays the available printer commands.
  4. Click
    to print a printer configuration label.
    If your connection is working correctly and your printer is correctly loaded with media and ribbon (if used), a printer configuration label prints.
    Sample Printer Configuration Label
  5. Did the label print, and was it of acceptable print quality?
    The label printed and the print quality is acceptable
    Your printer is ready for printing. Continue with the label designer program of your choice. You may use ZebraDesigner™, which you can download from
    The label did not print
    1. Close the Tools window and make sure that you selected the correct printer driver before you click Open Printer Tools.
      Try printing the label again.
    2. If the label still did not print, check the connections between the printer and your computer or the printer and your network.
    The label prints, but with poor quality or other issues
    See Diagnostics and Troubleshooting for instructions.