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Changing Filament Using MakerBot Mobile

    How to Change Filament on a Connected Printer

    1. Open MakerBot Mobile, then tap the menu icon and select Printers.

    2. Tap on your device in the list that appears, then tap Use This Printer.

    3. Tap the alert that pops up in the bottom right corner when it says Ready to Print.

    4. Tap Unload Filament.

    5. Tap Continue. Remove the filament from your Smart Extruder only when prompted.

    6. Remove the old spool and replace it with the new spool. Tap Done.

    7. Tap Load Filament.

    8. Wait for the Smart Extruder to heat.

    9. Cut the end of your new filament to create a clean edge.

    10. Grasp the top of the extruder assembly and push the filament into the loading tube in the Smart Extruder until you can feel the motor pulling the filament in.

    11. Wait until you see plastic emerging from the extruder nozzle before tapping Done to finish the filament load process.

    How to Change Filament During a Print

    1. Tap Pause to pause the print.

    2. Tap the Filament icon.

    3. Follow steps 4-11 above.

    4. Tap Resume to begin printing again.


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