How to Look at My Printer History

By ChrisW

Each printer keeps a log of the jobs sent to it for printing. You can find this information in a few short steps. Insert the printer USB cord into the computer's USB port for this task. Access this log to view all of the printing jobs that were printed or canceled with this printer.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • USB cable

Step 1

Turn on the printer and computer.

Step 2

Insert the printer's USB cord into the computer's USB port.

Step 3

Open the printer using the icon on the computer's desktop.

Step 4

Click on "Jobs" at the top of the printer application screen.

Step 5

Click "Show Completed Jobs" from the drop-down menu. This will list all the completed and canceled jobs from your printer.

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