How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Photosmart 7150 series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 10 Steps

HP PhotoSmart 7150 Inkjet Printer

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Use the Reserve Mode (ink-backup mode) to operate the HP Photosmart 7150 series Printer with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Photosmart 7150 series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge

For your US, European and UK HP Photosmart 7150 series Printer you need HP 56 Black OR HP 15 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.

There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo. You might also find Economy (Small) versions of the HP 56 and 57 cartridges.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.

2. Load plain unused Letter or A4 white paper in the in the IN tray. To do this, you have to lift the OUT tray first.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer top cover. The print cartridge cradle moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the print cartridge is idle and silent before you continue.

4. Lift the cradle latch of the print cartridge you want to install or replace by placing your finger under the number on the latch and pulling out. The print cartridge latch will pop open.

5. Slide out the old print cartridge and recycle or discard it. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black OR photo cartridge.

Insert the new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.

6. Carefully remove the plastic tape using the pink pull tab.

Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper contacts will go into the printer first. Line up the ridges on the left and right sides of the top of the print cartridge with the grooves on the inside of the print cartridge cradle. Carefully slide the print cartridge into the cradle, then firmly push the cartridge in until it stops.

8. Lower the cradle latch. Place your finger on the top of the latch. Place your thumb under the number on the latch and hold it forward while pushing the latch down. Release the latch to lock the print cartridge into place.

8. Repeat step 4 to 7 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

9. Close the top cover.

Calibrate cartridges
10. Wait while the printer performs internal diagnostics. After two minutes, a calibration page prints automatically. This verifies that the print cartridges are installed correctly.

If colors are misaligned, or if the alignment page does not print correctly when you install a new print cartridge, use the following procedure to calibrate the printer manually.
– Go to the Device Services tab of the HP PhotoSmart Toolbox
– Click Calibrate the Printer.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Photosmart 7260 series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 10 Steps

HP PhotoSmart 7260 Inkjet Printer (Q3005A)

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Use the ink-backup mode to operate the HP Photosmart 7260 series Printer with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Photosmart 7260 series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge

For your US, European and UK HP Photosmart 7260 series Printer you need HP 56 Black OR HP 15 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.

There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo. You might also find Economy (Small) versions of the HP 56 and 57 cartridges.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.

2. Load plain unused Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray. Note: The photo cassette must NOT be installed when printing on paper loaded in the In tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer top cover. Wait until the print cartridge is idle and silent before you continue.

4. Lightly press down on one of the old cartridges to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you out of its slot. Set it aside for recycling. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black OR photo cartridge.

Insert the new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.

6. Carefully remove the plastic tape using the pink pull tab.

Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the label on top and the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot at a slight upward angle. The tri-color cartridge goes in the slot on the left, and the black OR photo cartridge goes in the slot on the right. Push the ink cartridge forward into its slot until it snaps into place.

8. Repeat step 4 to 7 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

9. Close the top cover.

Calibrate cartridges
10. To ensure high-quality prints, each time you install or replace one or both of the print cartridges, calibrate the cartridges to check that they are properly aligned. You can calibrate the print cartridges using a Windows PC or a Macintosh computer. To calibrate the print cartridges using your Windows PC:
– From the Devices Services tab on the HP Photosmart Series Toolbox, click Calibrate the Device. The Align the Print Cartridges screen appears.
– Click Calibrate. Your printer will print a calibration page with seven sets of alignment patterns. The Align the Print Cartridges screen reappears asking you to review the alignment patterns and select the best alignment and color calibration for your printer.
– Follow the onscreen instructions, and use the ◄ or ► buttons to make your selections. Determine the appropriate selections from the printed page.
– Click Continue. Your printer prints a second page, and the Align the Print Cartridges screen reappears.
– Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the print cartridge calibration.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP OfficeJet 4215 All-in-One Series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 10 Steps

HP OfficeJet 4215 All-in-One Printer

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.

You can easily check the ink supply level to determine how soon you might need to replace a print cartridge. The ink level supply shows an approximation of the amount of ink remaining in the print cartridges. Checking the ink levels can only be done from the HP Director with the HP Officejet turned on and connected. When you first installed the HP Officejet software on your computer during setup, the HP Director was automatically installed on your computer.
– From the HP Director, choose Settings, choose Print Settings, and then choose Printer Toolbox.
– Click the Estimated Ink Levels tab.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Don’t leave a cartridge slot empty. You must install both print cartridges in order for your HP Officejet to work.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP OfficeJet 4215 All-in-One Series Printer Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge

For your US, European and UK HP OfficeJet 4215 All-in-One Series Printer you need HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Note: You can also use the cheaper HP 27 Black AND HP 28 Tri-color cartridges for your HP Deskjet 5650, but you’ll have to replace them about twice as fast.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.

2. Load unused plain Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the print-carriage access door. Wait until the print carriage moves into view and is idle and silent before you continue.

4. Press down on the empty cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out its slot. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black (OR photo) cartridge.

5. Place the old ink cartridge in an envelope 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.

Insert a new cartridge
6. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.

7. Remove the plastic tape using the pull tab.

Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

8. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer (HP label on top), then insert the ink cartridge into its correct slot. Slide the new ink cartridge at a slight upward angle into the empty slot, and then gently push the ink cartridge until it snaps into place. Repeat these steps to install the other ink cartridge, if necessary. Insert the tri-color ink cartridge into the left slot. Insert the black OR photo ink cartridge into the right slot.

9. Repeat steps 4 through 8 for the other cartridge if needed.

10. Close the printer cover. “Press OK to print Align page” appears on the display. Press OK.

Align the ink cartridges
– Remove the alignment page and load the top of the page face down in the document feeder tray between the paper width guides, and press OK.
– When “Alignment Complete” appears on the front panel display, the alignment is complete.
– Discard or recycle the alignment page.

The HP Officejet prompts you to align print cartridges every time you install or replace a print cartridge. You can also align the print cartridges at any time from the front panel or the HP Director. Aligning the print cartridges ensures highquality output. If you remove and reinstall the same print cartridge, the HP Officejet will not prompt you to align the print cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 450Ci Mobile Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

HP 450Ci Mobile DeskJet Printer

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 new HP ink cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from Toolbox. The Toolbox provides status and maintenance information about your printer. The Printer Status tab displays print cartridge and battery status. Click the Status Information button to display the part number and status information about the installed cartridges, including the estimated amount of remaining ink.

The printer LEDs indicate the printer status and are useful for diagnosing printing problems. The left print cartridge LED lights up in amber when the tri-color print cartridge is low on ink, and blinks when it needs to be replaced. The right print cartridge LED – Lights up in amber when the black or photo print cartridge is low on ink, and blinks when it needs to be replaced.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP Deskjet 450Ci Mobile Printer with only one ink cartridge. The singlecartridge mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the ink cartridge carriage. Printing with one print cartridge may be slower, and colors will differ from those when both print cartridges are installed. It is recommended to install both print 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. However, (original) HP XL cartridges for the HP Deskjet 450Ci Mobile Printer are NOT available.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 450Ci Mobile Printer?

For your US, European and UK HP Deskjet 450Ci Mobile Printer you need
HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on. Wait until the product is idle and silent before continuing.

2. Load Letter or A4 unused plain white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. With the printer turned on, open the front access cover. Wait for the carriage to go to “print cartridge change” position. This should take only a few seconds.

4. Lift the print cartridge latch open and gently remove the print cartridge from its socket at the angle shown below. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge OR photo print cartridges.

Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the cartridge from packaging. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.

6. Remove the plastic tape from the ink cartridge using the pull tab.

Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, then insert the new print cartridge into its socket at the same angle at which you removed the old print cartridge. If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot. If you are installing the black OR photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.

8. Close the print cartridge latch. If the cartridge is inserted correctly, closing the latch gently pushes the cartridge into its socket. Press the latch to make sure it is seated flat on the cartridge.

9. Repeat steps 4 through 8 for the other cartridge if needed.

10. Close the front access cover. Wait for the carriage to complete the print cartridge initialization routine and return to the home position at the right side of the printer before using the printer.

Align the new cartridges
11. Whenever a print cartridge is replaced, the print cartridges should be aligned for the best possible print quality. If a printout is grainy, has stray dots, jagged edges, or the ink is bleeding into another color on the page, the print cartridges can be realigned through the Toolbox or the printer driver.

To align from the printer driver (Windows)
– Click Start > Settings > Printers.
Right-click the printer icon, and then click Printing Preferences
– Click the Services tab, and click Align Print Cartridges.
– Click Align from the Align Print Cartridges dialog box. You are prompted to specify the combination of print cartridges you are using.
– Specify the combination of print cartridges you are using. An alignment page prints.
– Follow the instructions on the screen to select the best-aligned patterns from the alignment page.
– Click OK to close the Align Print Cartridges dialog box when the alignment procedure is complete.
– Discard or recycle the alignment page.

If you have the Toolbox installed, you can also align the print cartridges from the Printer Services tab in the Toolbox.
– Click the Align Print Cartridges button to align the left and right print cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 450CBi Mobile Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

HP 450CBi Mobile DeskJet Printer with Battery

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 new HP ink cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from Toolbox. The Toolbox provides status and maintenance information about your printer. The Printer Status tab displays print cartridge and battery status. Click the Status Information button to display the part number and status information about the installed cartridges, including the estimated amount of remaining ink.

The printer LEDs indicate the printer status and are useful for diagnosing printing problems. The left print cartridge LED lights up in amber when the tri-color print cartridge is low on ink, and blinks when it needs to be replaced. The right print cartridge LED – Lights up in amber when the black or photo print cartridge is low on ink, and blinks when it needs to be replaced.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP Deskjet 450CBi Mobile Printer with only one ink cartridge. The singlecartridge mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the ink cartridge carriage. Printing with one print cartridge may be slower, and colors will differ from those when both print cartridges are installed. It is recommended to install both print 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. However, (original) HP XL cartridges for the HP Deskjet 450CBi Mobile Printer are NOT available.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 450CBi Mobile Printer?

For your US, European and UK HP Deskjet 450CBi Mobile Printer you need
HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on. Wait until the product is idle and silent before continuing.

2. Load Letter or A4 unused plain white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. With the printer turned on, open the front access cover. Wait for the carriage to go to “print cartridge change” position. This should take only a few seconds.

4. Lift the print cartridge latch open and gently remove the print cartridge from its socket at the angle shown below. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge OR photo print cartridges.

Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the cartridge from packaging. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.

6. Remove the plastic tape from the ink cartridge using the pull tab.

Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, then insert the new print cartridge into its socket at the same angle at which you removed the old print cartridge. If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot. If you are installing the black OR photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.

8. Close the print cartridge latch. If the cartridge is inserted correctly, closing the latch gently pushes the cartridge into its socket. Press the latch to make sure it is seated flat on the cartridge.

9. Repeat steps 4 through 8 for the other cartridge if needed.

10. Close the front access cover. Wait for the carriage to complete the print cartridge initialization routine and return to the home position at the right side of the printer before using the printer.

Align the new cartridges
11. Whenever a print cartridge is replaced, the print cartridges should be aligned for the best possible print quality. If a printout is grainy, has stray dots, jagged edges, or the ink is bleeding into another color on the page, the print cartridges can be realigned through the Toolbox or the printer driver.

To align from the printer driver (Windows)
– Click Start > Settings > Printers.
Right-click the printer icon, and then click Printing Preferences
– Click the Services tab, and click Align Print Cartridges.
– Click Align from the Align Print Cartridges dialog box. You are prompted to specify the combination of print cartridges you are using.
– Specify the combination of print cartridges you are using. An alignment page prints.
– Follow the instructions on the screen to select the best-aligned patterns from the alignment page.
– Click OK to close the Align Print Cartridges dialog box when the alignment procedure is complete.
– Discard or recycle the alignment page.

If you have the Toolbox installed, you can also align the print cartridges from the Printer Services tab in the Toolbox.
– Click the Align Print Cartridges button to align the left and right print cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 5150 Color Inkjet Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

HP Deskjet 5150 Color Inkjet Printer

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the ink-backup mode to operate the HP Deskjet 5150 with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 5150 Printer series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge
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For your US, European and UK HP Deskjet 5150 Printer series Printer you need
HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
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2. Load plain Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer cover. Wait until the print cartridge cradle moves to the center of the printer and is idle and silent before you continue.
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4. Lift the print cartridge latch to the open position, then slide the print cartridge out of the print cartridge cradle.
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Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.
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6. 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.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer, and then slide the print cartridge into the cradle as shown. Always install the tri-color print cartridge in the left side of the print cartridge cradle. Install the black OR photo print cartridge in the right side of the print cartridge cradle.
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8. Pull the latch forward. Then press it down to tuck the tabs into place. Push it down until it snaps closed.
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9. Close the printer cover. The printer automatically prints a calibration page for optimum print quality.
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Calibrating print cartridges
The printer automatically calibrates the print cartridges after a new print cartridge is installed. You can also calibrate the print cartridges at other times to ensure optimal print quality:

– Load a stack of plain white paper in the In tray.
– Go to printer maintenance.
– Click Calibrate Printer.
– Click Calibrate, then follow the onscreen instructions.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 5550 Series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

HP DeskJet 5550 Inkjet Printer

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the ink-backup mode (reserve mode) to operate the HP Deskjet 5550 with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 5550 Series Printer Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge
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For your US, European and UK HP Deskjet 5550 Series Printer you need
HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
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2. Load plain Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer cover. Wait until the print cartridge cradle moves to the center of the printer and is idle and silent before you continue.
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4. Lift the print cartridge latch to the open position, then slide the print cartridge out of the print cartridge cradle.
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Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.
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6. 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.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer, and then slide the print cartridge into the cradle as shown. Always install the tri-color print cartridge in the left side of the print cartridge cradle. Install the black OR photo print cartridge in the right side of the print cartridge cradle.
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8. Pull the latch forward. Then press it down to tuck the tabs into place. Push it down until it snaps closed.
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9. Close the top cover. The printer automatically prints a calibration page for optimum print quality.

Calibrating print cartridges
The printer automatically calibrates the print cartridges after a new print cartridge is installed. You can also calibrate the print cartridges at other times, using the printer assistant OR the printer properties.

To calibrate print cartridges from printer properties:
Open the file you want to print. Click File > Print, then select Properties.
– Select the Services tab.
– Click the Open the HP Toolbox button.
– Click Calibrate the Device, then follow the onscreen instructions.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Photosmart 7450 series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

HP PhotoSmart 7450 Inkjet Printer

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the ink-backup mode to operate the HP Photosmart 7450 series Printer with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Photosmart 7450 series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge
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For your US, European and UK HP Photosmart 7450 series Printer you need HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
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2. Load plain unused Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer top cover. Wait until the print cartridge is idle and silent before you continue.
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4. Lightly press down on one of the old cartridges to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you out of its slot. Set it aside for recycling. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black OR photo cartridge.
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Insert the new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.
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6. Carefully remove the plastic tape using the pink 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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7. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the label on top and the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot at a slight upward angle. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot. The tri-color cartridge goes in the slot on the left, and the black OR photo cartridge goes in the slot on the right. Push the ink cartridge forward into its slot until it snaps into place.
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8. Repeat step 4 to 7 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

9. Close the top cover.
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Align cartridges
For optimal print quality and speed, align new print cartridges immediately after installing them:
Right-click on the HP Photosmart printer icon in your Windows taskbar.
– Select Open HP Photosmart 7400 Series Toolbox.
– From the Device Services tab, click Align the Printer.
– Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the cartridge alignment.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One Printer (Q7311A#ABA)

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.

When the ink level for the print cartridge is low, a message appears on the control panel display. You can also check the estimated amount of ink remaining in your cartridges by using the HP Image Zone software that came with your HP All-in-One. Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge
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For your US, European and UK HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 27 Black AND HP 22 Tri-color cartridges.

Note: You can also use the HP 56 Black for your HP Officejet 5610. The HP 56 Black is more expensive, but will be able to print at least double the pages compared to the regular HP 27 Black.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
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2. Load plain Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the print-carriage access door by pulling it forward. The print carriage moves to the far right side of the HP All-in-One. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent.
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4. Press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out its slot. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge.
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Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.
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6. 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.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer. Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket. Always install the tri-color print cartridge in the left side of the print cartridge cradle. Install the black or photo print cartridge in the right side of the print cartridge cradle.
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8. Close the printer cover. Then press OK. The HP All-in-One prints a print cartridge alignment sheet.
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Align the print cartridges
9. The HP All-in-One prompts you to align cartridges every time you install or replace a print cartridge. Use the following steps to align the print cartridges from the control panel.

Lift the lid.
– Place the top of the alignment page face down in the left front corner of the scanner glass.
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Close the lid.
Press OK to begin the alignment. The HP All-in-One aligns the print cartridges.
– Recycle or discard the print cartridge alignment sheet.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 5650 series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

HP DeskJet 5650 Color Inkjet Printer

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.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement ink cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the ink cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. Use the ink-backup mode to operate the HP Deskjet 5650 with only one ink cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the print cartridge cradle. Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts. We do not recommend using a photo print cartridge for ink-backup mode.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 5650 Printer series Printer?

These print cartridges can be used with the printer:
l. black print cartridge
2. tri-color print cartridge
3. photo print cartridge
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For your US, European and UK HP Deskjet 5650 Printer series Printer you need
HP 56 Black AND HP 57 Tri-color cartridges.
There are also 2-Packs available, like the HP 56 / 57 Black and Tri-Color Original Value Pack Combo.

Note: You can also use the cheaper HP 27 Black AND HP 28 Tri-color cartridges for your HP Deskjet 5650, but you’ll have to replace them about twice as fast.

Quality color photos: For more vibrant colors when printing color photographs or other special documents, remove the black print cartridge and install a HP 58 Photo Ink Cartridge.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
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2. Load plain Letter or A4 white paper in the input tray.

Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the printer cover. Wait until the print cartridge cradle moves to the right side of the printer and is idle and silent before you continue.
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4. Lift the print cartridge latch to the open position, then slide the print cartridge out of the print cartridge cradle.
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Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to touch only the black plastic on the cartridge.
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6. 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.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer, and then slide the print cartridge into the cradle as shown. Always install the tri-color print cartridge in the left side of the print cartridge cradle. Install the black or photo print cartridge in the right side of the print cartridge cradle.
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8. Push down on the print cartridge latch until it snaps closed.
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9. Close the printer cover. The printer automatically prints a calibration page.
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Calibrating print cartridges
The printer automatically calibrates the print cartridges after a new print cartridge is installed. You can also calibrate the print cartridges at other times to ensure optimal print quality:

– Load a stack of plain white paper in the In tray.
– Go to printer maintenance.
– Click Calibrate Printer.
– Click Calibrate, then follow the onscreen instructions.