How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 14 Steps

HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (K7V40A)

Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Unlike other inkjet manufacturers, HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use Original HP ink cartridges. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges. You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the HP Officejet, but you can also leave one ink cartridge carriage empty (single-cartridge mode). During single cartridge mode, the printer can copy documents, copy photos, and print jobs from the computer.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One series Printer you need
HP 63 or HP 63XL cartridges.
For your European or UK HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 302 or HP 302XL cartridges.

Replace the cartridges

1. Check that power is on.
2. Check that the printer is loaded with plain, white paper.
3. Open the front door of the printer.
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4. Open the cartridge access door and wait for the print carriage to move to the center of the printer. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
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5. Press down to release the ink cartridge, and then remove it from the slot.
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6. Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging.
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7. Remove the plastic tape using the pull tab.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
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8. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the new ink cartridge into its slot. Push the ink cartridge forward into its slot until it snaps into place. Repeat these steps to replace the other ink cartridge, if necessary. Make sure the ink cartridge is inserted in the correct slot.

– The tri-color ink cartridge goes in the slot on the left.
– The black ink cartridge goes in the slot on the right.
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9. Close the ink cartridge access door.
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10. Close the front door of the printer.
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11. Pull out the output tray, and then lift the output tray extender.
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12. Press OK to align the ink cartridges. An alignment page prints. Scanning the alignment page allows the printer to align the ink cartridges and provide the best print quality.

13. Lift the scanner lid. Place the alignment page with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guides around the glass.
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14. Close the scanner lid and touch OK to scan the page and complete the ink cartridge alignment.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP ENVY 5540 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

HP Envy 5540 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (K7C85A)

Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region (or have your old ones refilled). Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Unlike other inkjet manufacturers, HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use Original HP ink cartridges. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges. You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the HP ENVY, but you can also leave one ink cartridge carriage empty (single-cartridge mode). During single-cartridge mode, the printer can copy documents, copy photos, and print jobs from the computer.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP ENVY 5540 All-in-One series Printer Printer?

For your US, European and UK HP ENVY 5540 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 62 Black and HP 62 Tri-Color cartridges or HP 62XL Black and HP 62XL Tri-Color cartridges. There are also Combo Packs (2 cartridges in one pack) available, like the HP 62XL/62 High Yield Black and Standard Tricolor Ink Cartridges Combo Pack.

Replace the cartridges

1. Before you install the ink cartridges, load the paper tray with plain white paper.
2. Check that power is on.
3. Open the ink cartridge access door by placing two fingers under one or both of the small handles on the sides of the ink cartridge access door, and then lift up. ‘The ink cartridge access door is open. Close the door to continue.’ displays on the printer control panel.
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4. Lightly press down on the low or empty ink cartridge to release it. Pull it toward you out of its slot, and set it aside for recycling.
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5. Remove the new ink cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
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6. Remove the protective tape from the ink cartridge.
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! Do not touch the copper-colored electrical contacts or the ink nozzles !
do not touch contacts

7. Slide the new ink cartridge into the empty slot, and then gently push up on the ink cartridge until it snaps into place. Repeat these steps to replace the other ink cartridge, if necessary.
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8. Close the ink cartridge access door and Touch OK.
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9. Wait for the printer to calibrate and align the ink cartridges. An alignment page prints.

If the alignment page does not print, print an alignment page through the printer control panel:
a. Make sure to load the input tray with plain, white paper.
b. On the printer control panel, swipe the display to the left, and then touch Setup. The Setup menu displays.
c. Touch Tools, and then touch Align Printer.
An alignment page prints.

10. Place the alignment page with the print side down on the scanner glass. Position it according to the engraved guides around the glass.
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11. Close the scanner lid, and then touch OK. The printer aligns the ink cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 12 Steps

HP OfficeJet 4650 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (F1J03A)

Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Unlike other inkjet manufacturers, HP designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use Original HP ink cartridges. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges. You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the HP Officejet, but you can also leave one ink cartridge carriage empty (single-cartridge mode). During single cartridge mode, the printer can copy documents, copy photos, and print jobs from the computer.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One series Printer you need
HP 63 or HP 63XL cartridges.
For your European or UK HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 302 or HP 302XL cartridges.

Replace the cartridges

1. Check that power is on.
2. Check that the printer is loaded with plain, white paper.
3. Open the ink cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you proceed.
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4. To release the ink cartridge, lift the lid on the ink cartridge slot, then gently push the lid back until it stops. Pull up on the ink cartridge to remove it from the slot.
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5. Remove one of the new ink cartridges from its package.
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6. Remove the plastic tape from the ink cartridge using the pull tab.
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! Do not touch the copper-colored electrical contacts or the ink nozzles !
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, then slide the ink cartridge forward into the slot. Close the lid on the ink cartridge slot until it clicks to secure the ink cartridge into place.
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8. Repeat the previous steps to install the other ink cartridge, if needed. The color ink cartridge is on the left, and the black ink cartridge is on the right

9. Close the ink cartridge access door.
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Align the cartridges.

10. After you install new ink cartridges, the printer automatically prints an alignment page. Wait for the alignment page to fully eject from the printer and lift the scanner lid. If you remove and reinstall the same ink cartridge, the HP All-in-One will not prompt you to align the ink cartridges. The HP All-in-One remembers the alignment values for that ink cartridge, so you do not need to realign the ink cartridges.
11. Place the alignment page with the print side down on the scanner glass. Position it according to the engraved guides around the glass.
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12. Close the scanner lid, then touch OK. The printer aligns the ink cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Officejet Pro X476dw All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series – an Illustrated Tutorial in 8 Steps

HP OfficeJet Pro X476dw Office Printer with Wireless Network Printing, Remote Fleet Management & Fast Printing (CN461A)

Supply-related notifications are communicated on the product control panel.

  • A Supply Low message appears when an ink cartridge is nearing the estimated end of its useful life. Printing can continue, but consider having a replacement supply on hand.
  • A Supply Very Low message appears when the ink cartridge is near its estimated end of useful life. Have a replacement ink cartridge on hand. Although using the Continue setting allows printing beyond Very Low without replacing the cartridge, the product will shut down before any print problems occur.
  • A Supply Out of Ink message appears when the ink cartridge is empty.
  • Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Hewlett-Packard Company cannot recommend the use of non-HP ink cartridges, either new or remanufactured. Any damage caused by a non-HP print cartridge is not covered under the HP warranty and service agreements. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

    Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Officejet Pro X476dw All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series Printer?

    For your US, European and UK HP Officejet Pro X476dw Printer you need HP 970 Black (XL) and HP 971 Cyan/Magenta/Yellow (XL) cartridges. There are also Four Packs available, like the HP 970XL.

    Replace the ink cartridges

    The product uses four colors and has a different ink cartridge for each color: yellow (Y), cyan (C), magenta (M), and black (K). The ink cartridge can be installed and removed by using one hand.

    1. Open the ink cartridge door.
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    2. Push the old ink cartridge inward to unlock it.
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    3. Grasp the edge of the old ink cartridge and then pull the cartridge straight out to remove it.
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    4. Remove the new ink cartridge from the packaging.
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    5. Do not touch the metal connector of the ink cartridge. Fingerprints on the connector can cause print-quality problems. Fingerprints may cause supply error messages. Dust may also cause supply error messages; do not leave ink cartridges outside the product for prolonged periods of time.
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    6. Insert the new ink cartridge into the product.
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    7. Close the ink cartridge door.
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    8. Place the old ink cartridge in the box and refer to HP’s recycling instructions at http://www.hp.com/recycle . You can also check out Amazon’s list of recycling programs and websites that will help point you in the right direction to recycle most anything.

    How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Officejet Pro X576dw All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series – an Illustrated Tutorial in 8 Steps

    HP OfficeJet Pro X576dw Office Printer with Wireless Network Printing, Remote Fleet Management & Fast Printing (CN598A)

    Supply-related notifications are communicated on the product control panel.

  • A Supply Low message appears when an ink cartridge is nearing the estimated end of its useful life. Printing can continue, but consider having a replacement supply on hand.
  • A Supply Very Low message appears when the ink cartridge is near its estimated end of useful life. Have a replacement ink cartridge on hand. Although using the Continue setting allows printing beyond Very Low without replacing the cartridge, the product will shut down before any print problems occur.
  • A Supply Out of Ink message appears when the ink cartridge is empty.
  • Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Hewlett-Packard Company cannot recommend the use of non-HP ink cartridges, either new or remanufactured. Any damage caused by a non-HP print cartridge is not covered under the HP warranty and service agreements. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

    Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Officejet Pro X576dw All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series Printer?

    For your US, European and UK HP Officejet Pro X576dw Printer you need HP 970 Black (XL) and HP 971 Cyan/Magenta/Yellow (XL) cartridges. There are also Four Packs available, like the HP 970XL.

    Replace the ink cartridges

    The product uses four colors and has a different ink cartridge for each color: yellow (Y), cyan (C), magenta (M), and black (K). The ink cartridge can be installed and removed by using one hand.

    1. Open the ink cartridge door.
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    2. Push the old ink cartridge inward to unlock it.
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    3. Grasp the edge of the old ink cartridge and then pull the cartridge straight out to remove it.
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    4. Remove the new ink cartridge from the packaging.
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    5. Do not touch the metal connector of the ink cartridge. Fingerprints on the connector can cause print-quality problems. Fingerprints may cause supply error messages. Dust may also cause supply error messages; do not leave ink cartridges outside the product for prolonged periods of time.
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    6. Insert the new ink cartridge into the product.
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    7. Close the ink cartridge door.
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    8. Place the old ink cartridge in the box and refer to HP’s recycling instructions at http://www.hp.com/recycle . You can also check out Amazon’s list of recycling programs and websites that will help point you in the right direction to recycle almost anything.

    How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Officejet Pro X476dn All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series – an Illustrated Tutorial in 8 Steps

    HP OfficeJet Pro X476dn Office Printer with Print Security, Remote Fleet Management & Fast Printing (CN460A)

    Supply-related notifications are communicated on the product control panel.

  • A Supply Low message appears when an ink cartridge is nearing the estimated end of its useful life. Printing can continue, but consider having a replacement supply on hand.
  • A Supply Very Low message appears when the ink cartridge is near its estimated end of useful life. Have a replacement ink cartridge on hand. Although using the Continue setting allows printing beyond Very Low without replacing the cartridge, the product will shut down before any print problems occur.
  • A Supply Out of Ink message appears when the ink cartridge is empty.
  • Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Hewlett-Packard Company cannot recommend the use of non-HP ink cartridges, either new or remanufactured. Any damage caused by a non-HP print cartridge is not covered under the HP warranty and service agreements. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

    Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Officejet Pro X476dn All-in-One Inkjet Printer Series Printer?

    For your US, European and UK HP Officejet Pro X476dn Printer you need HP 970 Black (XL) and HP 971 Cyan/Magenta/Yellow (XL) cartridges. There are also Four Packs available, like the HP 970XL.

    Replace the ink cartridges

    The product uses four colors and has a different ink cartridge for each color: yellow (Y), cyan (C), magenta (M), and black (K). The ink cartridge can be installed and removed by using one hand.

    1. Open the ink cartridge door.
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    2. Push the old ink cartridge inward to unlock it.
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    3. Grasp the edge of the old ink cartridge and then pull the cartridge straight out to remove it.
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    4. Remove the new ink cartridge from the packaging.
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    5. Do not touch the metal connector of the ink cartridge. Fingerprints on the connector can cause print-quality problems. Fingerprints may cause supply error messages. Dust may also cause supply error messages; do not leave ink cartridges outside the product for prolonged periods of time.
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    6. Insert the new ink cartridge into the product.
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    7. Close the ink cartridge door.
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    8. Place the old ink cartridge in the box and refer to HP’s recycling instructions at http://www.hp.com/recycle . You can also check out Amazon’s list of recycling programs and websites that will help point you in the right direction to recycle most anything.