Defaulting the Zebra Mobile Printer Configuration Settings

Article ID: 03150203



Topic or Information

Defaulting the Zebra Mobile Printers

Applies To

ZPL compatible Mobile Printers including QLn, iMZ- Series, ZQ500 Series


Defaulting the settings on a Zebra Mobile Printer requires use of ZPL and Set Get Do commands. 

Defaulting the printer settings

Default the printer configuration settings using the ^JU command. JU command details Read More>>


^XA^JUF^XZ (Loads factory settings)
^XA^JUS^XZ  (Saves the defaulted values)

The printer will need to run calibration after defaulting if you are using non-continuous mark or gapped labels. Use the ~JC command to perform label calibration



Defaulting the Communication Settings

Defaulting the communication settings requires use of the Set Get Do command "device.restore_defaults" 

Example: (Choices: wlan, ip, power, bluetooth, all) Note: Use of "all" is not recommended

! U1 setvar "device.restore_defaults" "ip" <CR/LF> (defaults all IP parameter)

Important: Cycle power after completing the above steps to complete the defaulting procedure.


Additional Information

Sending commands to the printer using the Zebra Setup Utility Read More>>

Defaulting Parameter Groups using the Zebra Setup Utility Read More>>


+ Product Codes

  • QLn Series Healthcare Mobile Printers
  • QLn Series Mobile Printers
  • QLn220 Healthcare
  • QLn220 Mobile Printer
  • QLn320 Mobile Printer
  • QLn420 Mobile Printer
  • ZQ500 Series Mobile Printers
  • ZQ510 Mobile Printer
  • ZQ520 Mobile Printer
  • ZR600 Series Healthcare Mobile Printers
  • ZR600 Series Mobile Printers
  • iMZ Series Mobile Printers
  • iMZ220 Mobile Printer
  • iMZ320 Mobile Printer