Adding Print Codes in MacOS Print Settings

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Printers that are used by multiple people or departments often require a layer of security to prevent just anybody being able to send or retrieve printed documents. This guide aims to help in setting up a print code in MacOS Print Settings to meet this security goal.

This article is for the following platforms:

  • Macintosh

For assistance setting up a print code for Windows 10, see our other article: Adding a print code on Konica Minolta printers (Windows 10)

Adding a Print Code in MacOS Print Settings:

Step 1: Open Print Window

Open blank document in either Word or Adobe Reader. 

In the top left click File and then click Print or click on the printer symbol.

        This image shows where to find the printer symbol.


Step 2: Navigate to Output Method

Click on the Printer: box and select the printer you want to use. 

Click the drop down menu that currently has Layout in it. Click on Output Method.

Step 3: Set Up Print Code

Click the check box next to Account Track.


Leave Department Name blank and enter in your code into the Password field. 

Select the box next to Save Settings then click OK. 

        This image displays the account track menu.


Step 4: Save Settings as Preset

Click the drop down next to Presets: and click Save Current Settings as Preset...

        This image locates the save current settings as preset button.

In the Preset Name box type "Copier Code" or "Print Code" and then click OK.

        This image demonstrates how to enter the preset name.

You should be now able to print the document.

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