How to Reset the Default Admin Password for Dell Printer
Dell is one of the most popular printer companies in the world. When you first get your Dell printer you should know that it comes with certain default settings and user detail already in place. As you begin installing and setting up your printer you can change the settings and password information based on your personal preferences. This article will guide you on how to reset the default admin and password settings for your Dell Printer. And of course, if you want more information on how to set up your Dell printer you can always call the Dell Tech Support Number and speak to a trained technician who can provide additional assistance.
Where to find the Admin Password for Dell Printer?
Dell users will be able to find their username and password information in the online Users Guide. This Users Guide is normally installed whenever you install the Dell printer drivers. To check the Users Guide you can go to ‘All Programs’, select the Dell printer model you are using and click on ‘User’s Guide’. Search for the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool entry in the table of contents to find your password. In case your or someone else has changed the password or the password is lost or forgotten you will have to first recover the factory default password in order to reset it.
Dell factory default password
Users should note that the Dell username cannot be changed and will remain as ‘Admin’. Usually, the factory default password is given as ‘password’ and can be changed through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. You just need to run the tool and click on the Set Password link and create a new password. If you want to change the admin password for your Dell computer you have to know what the old password was. In case you do not know the old password you can follow the steps given below to recover the factory default password and then proceed to reset the default admin on your Dell printer.
Steps to recover the factory default password:
Before you begin you should know that the procedure given below will automatically remove all the customized network settings related to your Dell printer. Hence, before implementing these steps, Dell recommends you take a print out of the current Printer Settings and Panel Settings reports so that you do not lose any data. Once you have the print out complete the given steps in the correct order:
- Step 1: Press MENU on your Dell printer.
- Step 2: Click up and down arrows until you see ‘Configure’
- Step 3: When ‘Configure’ appears onscreen press ‘Enter’.
- Step 4: In the same way press the arrow until Networkis displayed
- Step 5: And again press the arrows until you see ‘Init NVRAM’
- Step 6: Press ‘Enter’ after these options appear
- Step 7: When you see a message that displays ‘Init NVRAM Are you sure?’ click Enter
You should be able to see a display message that reads ‘Initializing’, ‘Initialized’, and then ‘Restart Printer’. Then just turn off the Dell printer for about 5 seconds and switch it back on. If you have any trouble resetting the admin password you can always call the Dell Printer tech support number and ask for additional tech support.