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How do i get inside the printer to retrieve a foreign object

Something has fallen into the back of my printer, a little toy, and i want to open up printer to get it out. how do i do this

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Switch of the printer remove all the connection ..Lift the printer upside down and shake it ,, the object should fall...

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