Loading Envelopes in the Multi-Purpose Tray

Make sure to flatten any curls on envelopes before loading them. Also pay attention to the orientation of envelopes and which side is face up.
This section describes how to load envelopes in the orientation you want, as well as procedures that you need to complete before loading envelopes. For a description of the general procedure for loading paper in the paper drawer or multi-purpose tray, see Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer or Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray.

Before Loading Envelopes

Follow the procedure below to prepare the envelopes before loading.
10 envelope at a time can be loaded in the multi-purpose tray. Follow steps 1 to 4 in the procedure below to prepare the envelope for loading.
Close the flap of each envelope.
Flatten them to release any remaining air, and make sure that the edges are pressed tightly.
Loosen any stiff corners of the envelopes and flatten any curls.
Align the edges of the envelope on a flat surface.

Loaded Orientation

Load the envelopes in portrait orientation, short edge first, with the non-glued side (front side) face up.
Load the envelopes, as shown in the illustrated bellow (: feeding direction).