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5100CN ask to load paper in tray when tray is full

Apparently the issue is with the Auto tray selection in Printing Preferences. I set the tray to tray 1 and it works fine. Set it to auto and then I can print only one page and then it quits

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There should be a plastic flag that hangs down into the tray. When the tray is full the other end of the flag moves out of the path of an inferred sensor. Locate the sensor and try cleaning it.

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the default paper settings
Make sure that the default paper size matches the width and length of the paper loaded in the tray. If the paper loaded in the tray is different from the paper size setting, the printer might print blank pages. For instance, the issue might occur if legal size paper (215 x 355 mm (8.5 x 14 in)) is in the tray, and the paper size setting is letter (215 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)).

Follow these steps to check the default paper settings.
Click the Windows icon
Click Hardware and Sounds
Click Printers
Right-click the icon for the product, and then click Properties
Click Printing Preferences
Click the Features tab.
Compare the settings in the Size drop-down menu with the paper in the tray. If the paper in the tray is not the size in the Size drop-down menu, change the setting:
a. Click the Size drop-down list, and select more. The Size is window opens.
b. Select the size of the paper that is in the tray, and then click ok.
c. Click OK in the Printing Preferences window, and then click OK in the Properties window.

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Cycle Power on the Printer
  1. Turn the printer off.
  2. Wait 10 seconds.
  3. Turn the printer on.
  4. Determine if the issue still occurs.
Verify There is Paper in the Tray

Verify the Paper Size
Look at the chart below to verify that the paper size meets the 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn-series specifications.
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Verify the paper size in the tray matches the size set in the 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn-series printer´s operator panel.

To verify the paper size in the tray matches the size set in the printer's operator panel, perform the following steps:
  1. Press the MENU button.
  2. Press the down arrow until Tray Settings appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.
  3. Press the down arrow until Paper Size appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.
  4. Press the down arrow until the specific paper tray (Tray 1, Tray 2, or MPF) appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.
  5. Press the down arrow to select the specific paper size, as shown in Figure 1, and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.
  6. Press the MENU button.
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*1 Denotes country-specific factory default values.
*2 Available for the optional 250-sheet cassette only.

Figure 1 - Paper Size Chart





Verify the Paper Type Matches the Type Set in the Printer´s Operator Panel

To verify the paper type matches the type set in the printer's operator panel, perform the following steps:
  1. Press the MENU button.

  2. Press the down arrow until Tray Settings appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.

  3. Press the down arrow until Paper Type appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.

  4. Press the down arrow until the specific paper tray (Tray 1, Tray 2, or Multipurpose Feeder) appears and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.

  5. Press the down arrow to select the specific paper type, as shown in Table 1, and press the return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg button.

  6. Press the MENU button.
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Table 1: Paper Type Chart

All media types that are not Plain 1 should be printed from the MPF only.


Verify the printing preferences on the Dell™ 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn / 5100cn-series printer.
To verify the printing preferences is set to print from the correct tray with the correct paper size, perform the following steps:
  1. Click the Start button, go to Settings, and click Printers and Faxes.
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  2. Right-click Dell Laser Printer 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn / 5100cn-series and click Printing Preferences.
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  3. Verify the Paper Size drop-down is set to the correct paper size loaded in the specific tray to be printed from..
  4. Click the Paper Tray tab.
  5. Click the Paper Source drop-down menu and select the specific tray to be printed from.
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Verify the Paper Size From the Printing Application Matches the Designated Printer Tray
To verify the paper size from the printing application matches the designated printer tray, perform the following steps:
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Verify the Paper Source From the Printing Application Matches the Designated Printer Tray
  1. Open the application being used to print the document.
  2. Click File and click Print.
  3. Verify the paper source.

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That fixed it for me, hope it works for you too.

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