Brother MFC7240 toner setup


The affordable monochrome laser printer, “Brother MFC-7240,” is designed for home and small office printing needs. It comes with some awesome features like an adjustable paper tray, high print resolution, connectivity options, such as wired and USB, and more. The toner cartridge is pre-installed on this printer.This page covers the entire information that you need to know about the Brother MFC7240 toner setup.

Preparing the toner cartridge

As said above, this printer comes with the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. But, to use it, you have to prepare it. To do so, follow the below instructions.

  • Open the front cover of your printer.
  • Now, remove the protective materials from inside the printer.
  • Gently, take the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly out of the printer.
  • Before removing the protective object from the assembly, make sure to shake it several times. Shaking the assembly will distribute the toner evenly inside.
  • Now, place the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into your printer and close the front cover.

Identifying the toner life

The Toner Low or Toner Ended message is displayed on your printer screen when the toner level becomes low or empty. In this case, you can replace the existing toner with a new one. 

Replacement toners

  • Standard Toner Cartridge: TN- 420 ~ 1200 pages
  • High Capacity Toner Cartridge: TN- 450 ~ 2600 pages

Where to buy the replacement toner?

You can get the replacement toner cartridge from the Brother printer’s official store or a trusted online retail store. Keep reading to know how to configure Brother MFC7240 toner setup.

Toner Settings 

There are some Brother MFC-7240 toner settings that help you extend the toner life.

Toner Save

The “Toner Save” setting helps you extend your printer’s toner life by printing the document using a low quantity of ink. By default, this setting is disabled on your printer. To enable it, follow the below instructions.

  • On your Brother printer’s control panel, press the Menu button.
  • Now, press the following buttons in order: 1 > 4 > 1.
  • On the Ecology screen of your printer, select the Toner save option using the arrow buttons.
  • Select the ON option and press the OK button followed by Stop/Exit.

Continue Mode

“Is the Replace Toner message displayed on your printer screen?” Then, enable the Continue Mode setting on your printer to continue with the print operation until the Toner Ended message appears on the screen. This setting is also disabled by default. To enable it, follow the below instructions.

  • Press the Menu button followed by 1.
  • Select the Replace Toner option in the General Setup window.
  • Now, using the arrow buttons, choose the Continue option. 
  • Press the OK button followed by Stop/Exit. 

Note: When printing in the Continue Mode setting, the print may appear to be faint. Finally know how to configure Brother MFC7240 toner setup easily.