Is it really necessary to print this document?

Currently, while home printers are increasingly present in the home of Brazilians, the cost of cartridges and toners is still somewhat high. In fact, what might give a feeling of expensive product, is not even the price of the cartridge, but rather, its durability. Depending on the user, a cartridge may last only a week or two. However, even for these users, there are ways to conserve printer ink.

All tips presented here are free and easy to apply. Using these tips in your print routine can save you some reals. Let’s start!

Is it really necessary to print this document?

Tips-save-ink-printer-01The first thing you can do to save the ink of your home printer, or even your company’s printer, is to analyze whether you really need to print this or that document. We are in the 21st century and, in fact, it is no longer necessary to print everything we see ahead.

If, for example, you want someone else to have access to determine document, why not send the same to that person’s email? A good portion of the population already has access to smartphones and tablets, which further facilitates access to any kind of material. Making the printing something necessary only in specific situations.


Tips-save-ink-printer-02The printer you have in your home was not created to replace the services of a printer. Obviously, owning a printer at home is quite convenient. Whenever necessary, being able to print something without leaving home is a great idea! However, if you need to print flyers or invitations, for example, the services of a print shop are extremely useful! With a reduced price and higher quality, the graphics can offer you an excellent final product! Types of things that everyone can rarely do with the prints of their own home.

There is something else you should never do on a home printer: print color photos. Even if you print in high quality, your photo will not look good. Not to mention the expenses involved.

Optimize your print settings

Properly setting printer options helps you spend less ink. To access the settings panel and customize the print quality, click the “Start” button and open the ” Control Panel “. Under “Harware and Sounds,” choose “View printers and devices .” Double-click on your printer and press ” Adjust print options “.


The appropriate settings may vary depending on the individual. So look at each option and see how you can adjust the settings for greater savings.

One tip is, where possible, to print more than one page on one sheet. And in order for the pages to decrease, so that they fit on only one sheet, the system is already preparing for such a function.

Other tips

  • Use an ecofont. According to the creators, it reduces ink consumption by up to 50{60744f0919d53124c03a11d98318193fda80b8dce065a9d207ce3efef73ed2c9}. Download here .


  • When you want to print a portion of a site, you do not need to print the entire page of the site. You can print only the part that interests you. For this purpose, the large site . You can select the part of the page you want to print.


These were some tips that certainly helped you save on your printer’s ink!

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Thinking of helping our readers save money when they change the cartridges of their printers,  will be presenting one of our readers with two inkjet cartridges: one black and one color cartridge!

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How to participate in the promotion?

To participate is simple, just log in (or log in) in the draw system below. If you want, you can visit the PC Guide page and also the Facebook Shop Access page to have a better chance of winning!

The draw will be held on 05/05/2015  and the winner will be announced right here in this post. We will contact the winner the same day and they will have 2 days to send us the model of your printer and their address for sending the prize.


NOTE: The cartridges offered are for inkjet printers. So, if you have another model, such as laser printers for example, do not participate. If the prize draw does not have a printer model compatible with the prizes, a new draw will be made.

The winner!

We would like to thank all the participants of the promotion. Unfortunately we can only have one winner. The lucky guy’s name is Junior Toledo . We will contact him and he will have 2 days to send us an answer. If this does not happen, we will make a new draw.

Thanks again for participating!