How to Reset the Toner Levels on a Brother TN-431, TN-433, TN-436, TN-439 Series Laser Printer
By resetting your Brother printer’s page counter, you can avoid having to reset your cartridge’s flag gear or having to install one on a starter cartridge. Resetting the page counter is often easier than resetting the cartridge’s gear as it requires no disassembly. This procedure is also highly recommended before refilling so as to extend the life of your cartridge, making full use of the toner inside for additional cost savings.

On the recently released Brother TN-431/433/436/439-series, replacement flag gears are only available for some models. Therefore, if you will be refilling a starter cartridge, please ensure that flag gears are available for your model or ensure that your printer will allow you to access the reset menu before placing your order. Do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.

HL-L8260CDW
Unfortunately, there is no reset procedure built-in to the HL-L8260CDW. To refill starter cartridges on this model, the purchase of flag gears will be required.
DCP-L8410CDW, HL-L8360CDW, HL-L8360CDWT, HL-L9310CDW, MFC-L8610CDW, MFC-L8690CDW, MFC-L8900CDW, MFC-L9570CDW
If an error message is currently on the LCD display, press the Cancel (X) button to show the main menu.
Open the front cover of the printer (to access cartridges).
With the cover open, simultaneously press the Back and Cancel buttons. It may take several tries for this to work.
The reset menu will now appear on the LCD display.
Scroll through the menu to select a color and yield to reset.
The LCD will read “Accepted” once the reset is complete.
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