Quick Answer: Can I Use Glossy Paper In A Laser Printer?

In short, yes, laser printers can print on glossy coated paper.

As long as the right type of paper is used to allow the toner to fuse with it, great printing effects on glossy paper can be achieved with any laser printer.

Can I use glossy inkjet paper in a laser printer?

If a pack of paper is labeled for use in an inkjet printer only, it should only be used in an inkjet printer. If the coating is slick enough the toner just wont stick very well to the coated inkjet paper. Watch out! The inkjet paper coating can also melt in the laser printer which can damage your laser printer.

Can you use photo paper with a laser printer?

Generally, inkjet papers are not suitable for use on laser and could in some instances damage a laser printer. Inkjet photo papers are not designed to take a high heat and the coating used on this paper could contaminate a laser printer.

Does a laser printer need special paper?

Inkjets and laser printers don’t technically require different paper. You can use a ream of cheap office copy paper and get results that are adequate for most uses. However, the different technologies underlying the two types of paper mean that getting the best performance requires special papers.

How do I set my printer to glossy paper?

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Can you use regular copy paper in a laser printer?

While you should never use laser printer paper in an inkjet printer and vice versa, you can use multipurpose or copy paper in either machine. Copy paper can be used for a variety of purposes because it is made to withstand the rigors of different printers.

What happens if you print inkjet on laser paper?

No, the coating won’t mess up your printer like the inkjet paper coating will mess up your laser printer, but it will have an impact on your print quality. The ink from an inkjet printer doesn’t stick to paper coated for laser printers. Your document will easily smear or blot when it comes out of the printer.