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How To Reset Firmware And Fix Toner Problems On Samsung ML-2160 Printer

How to Reset Firmware and Fix Toner Problems on Samsung ML-2160 Printer

If you have a Samsung ML-2160 laser printer, you may encounter some issues with the toner cartridge or the firmware. For example, you may see a message like "Toner Exhausted" or "Replace Toner" even if you have a new or refilled toner. Or you may not be able to print at all due to a firmware error. In this article, we will show you how to reset the firmware and fix the toner problems on your Samsung ML-2160 printer.

How to Reset Firmware and Fix Toner Problems on Samsung ML-2160 Printer

What is Firmware and Why Do You Need to Reset It?

Firmware is a software program that controls the functions and features of your printer. Sometimes, the firmware may get corrupted or outdated due to various reasons, such as power surges, software updates, or incompatible toner cartridges. When this happens, your printer may not work properly or display error messages.

Resetting the firmware means restoring it to its original state or updating it to the latest version. This can help solve many issues with your printer, such as toner recognition, printing quality, or compatibility. However, resetting the firmware may also void your warranty or reset your page count, so you should do it at your own risk.

How to Reset Firmware on Samsung ML-2160 Printer?

To reset the firmware on your Samsung ML-2160 printer, you will need a USB cable and a computer with Windows operating system. You will also need to download the firmware reset software from a reliable source. One such source is, which offers firmware reset software for various Samsung printer models[^2^]. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Turn off your printer and disconnect it from the power source.

  • Connect your printer to your computer using the USB cable.

  • Download the firmware reset software from and unzip it.

  • Run the file named "FIX_ML2160_V1.01.01.11.exe" as administrator.

  • Select your printer model and port from the drop-down menus.

  • Click on "Update" and wait for the process to complete.

  • When you see a message like "Update Success", disconnect the USB cable and reconnect your printer to the power source.

  • Turn on your printer and print a configuration report by pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds.

  • Check if the firmware version has changed to V1.01.01.11 and if the toner level has been reset to 100%.

How to Fix Toner Problems on Samsung ML-2160 Printer?

If you still have toner problems after resetting the firmware, you may need to check your toner cartridge or replace it with a compatible one. Here are some tips to fix toner problems on your Samsung ML-2160 printer:

  • Make sure you are using a genuine or compatible toner cartridge for your printer model. Some generic or refilled toner cartridges may not work well with your printer or cause damage to it.

  • Shake the toner cartridge gently before installing it to distribute the toner evenly inside.

  • Clean the toner cartridge contacts and the corresponding contacts inside the printer with a soft cloth or cotton swab dipped in alcohol.

  • Reset the toner chip on your toner cartridge using a special device or tool that can be purchased online or from a local store.

  • If none of these methods work, you may need to buy a new toner cartridge or contact Samsung customer support for further assistance.


In this article, we have shown you how to reset firmware and fix toner problems on your Samsung ML-2160 printer. We hope this article has been helpful and informative for you. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to 04f6b60f66


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