How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 10 Steps

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 can easily check the ink supply level to determine how soon you might need to replace an ink cartridge. The ink supphttps://replacethatpart.com/wp-admin/upload.phply level shows an estimate of the amount of ink remaining in the ink cartridges.
To check the ink levels from the HP printer software (Windows)
Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, 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. You can use the single-cartridge mode to operate the DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 with only one ink cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the ink cartridge carriage.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 series Printer?

For your European or UK DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 series Printer you need HP 652 cartridges.

Note
This printer is sold at Amazon.com as HP Photosmart 1115 Inkjet Printer, but this model was discontinued a decade ago. It is the HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 Printer, a low-cost printer with low-cost ink. This printer is normally unavailable for purchase in the United States. You can’t buy ink for it at HP.com (US). You should always install the same cartridges which came in the box at delivery (assuming you’ve installed these cartridges at setup). The HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 1115 Printer accepts the following cartridges at setup:

HP 652Europe, Middle East, and Africa
HP 664 (click here)Latin America
HP 680Asia Pacific

HP 664 (click here) compatibale cartridges are available at Amazon.com (US), but these are third-party cartridges, not original HP cartridges and they are quite expensive.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
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2. Load unused, plain white letter or A4-sized paper in the tray, if you have not already done so.
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3. Lower the output tray, if it is not already lowered.
4. Reach inside the printer, grasp the handle, then lower the ink cartridge access door . The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
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Remove the old cartridge
5. 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 cartridge.
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Insert a new cartridge
6. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge by holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
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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.
do not touch contacts

8. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, then insert the ink cartridge into its correct slot. Slide the ink cartridge at a slightly upward angle into the empty slot, then gently push up on 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 ink cartridge into the right slot.
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9. Close the ink cartridge access door.
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Align the cartridges
10. The printer automatically prints an alignment page. The printer only prints an alignment page automatically when new ink cartridges are installed. If your printer did not automatically print an alignment page, you can align the ink cartridges from your computer using the HP software. Your alignment test page might be different from the one pictured. Examine the alignment page to see if the printer is properly aligned. If the patterns on the alignment test page are faded, streaked, or smeared, check the estimated ink levels and clean the printhead.
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How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP OfficeJet 5264 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 9 Steps

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 new HP ink cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel, from the HP printer software, and from HP Smart.

To check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel
– From the Home screen, touch the Ink icon (see below) to display the estimated ink levels.
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To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows)
Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Ink Levels.

To check the ink levels from HP Smart
Open HP Smart on your mobile device. The estimated ink levels for your printer appear at the top of the screen, beside the picture of the printer.

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 OfficeJet 5264 series with only one ink cartridge. The singlecartridge mode is initiated when an ink cartridge is removed from the ink cartridge carriage. During single-cartridge mode, the printer can copy documents, copy photos, and print jobs from the computer.

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 5264 All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP OfficeJet 5264 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 63 OR HP 63XL cartridges. There are also Combo Packs (2 cartridges in one pack) available, like the HP 63 Black & Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges (F6U61AN, F6U62AN).
For your European or UK HP OfficeJet 5264 All-in-One series Printer you need HP 302 OR HP 302XL cartridges. There are also Combo Packs (2 cartridges in one pack) available, like the HP 302 2-pack Black/Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges (X4D37AE).

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.
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2. Load unused plain white Letter or A4-sized paper into the input tray, if you have not already done so.
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Remove the old cartridge
3. Open the access door. To do this, gently grasp the handles on either side of the printer, then raise the ink cartridge access door until it locks into place. 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. Then, pull up on the ink cartridge to remove it from the 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 cartridge from packaging. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge by holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
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6. Remove the plastic tape from the ink cartridge 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 ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, then slide the ink cartridge forward into the slot until it snaps into place. Then close the latch until it clicks to secure the ink cartridge into place. The color ink cartridge is on the left, and the black ink cartridge is on the right.
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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 new cartridges
– The HP printer software prompts you to align the ink cartridges when you print a document after installing a new ink cartridge. The printer automatically prints an alignment page. Wait for the alignment page to fully eject from the printer.
Lift the product lid.
– Place the alignment page on with the printed-side down on the right-front corner of the scanner glass. See the engraved guide next to the scanner glass for help loading the alignment page.
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Close the scanner lid, and then touch OKon the printer control panel. The product scans the alignment page and completes the alignment process.
– After the printer aligns the ink cartridges, touch OK on the control panel.
– Discard or recycle the alignment page.

The alignment page did not print?
If the alignment page did not print automatically, you can align the cartridges manually from the printer software and from the printer display.

A. To align the cartridges from the printer software.
– In the in the Print section of the printer software, click Print, Scan & Fax ,, and then click Maintain Your Printer to access the Printer Toolbox.
– In Printer Toolbox, click Align Printheads on the Device Services tab. The printer prints an alignment sheet.
Scan the alignment page as described above.

B. To align the cartridges from the printer control panel.
– From the printer control panel display, swipe left on the display, and then touch Setup.
– Touch Tools, the touch Align Printer. The printer prints an alignment page.
Scan the alignment page as described above.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 3056A series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 10 Steps

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 can easily check the ink supply level to determine how soon you might need to replace a cartridge. The ink supply level shows an estimate of the amount of ink remaining in the cartridges.

To check the ink levels from the control panel:
– From the Control Panel home screen, which displays Copy, Scan, and Quick Forms, press the Setup button.
Select Ink Status.

To check the ink levels from the Printer Software.
– Click the HP All-in-One desktop icon to open the printer software, or open the software from the Start Menu.
– In the Printer Software, click Estimated Ink Levels.

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.

You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the HP Deskjet, however, you can use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP All-in-One with only one print cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when a print cartridge is removed from the print cartridge carriage. During single-cartridge mode, the printer can only print jobs from the computer.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 3056A series Printer?

For your US HP Deskjet 3056A series Printer you need
HP 61 or HP 61XL cartridges.
For your European or UK HP Deskjet 3056A series Printer you need HP 301 or HP 301XL cartridges.

Replace the ink 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.
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2. Load unused plain white Letter or A4-sized paper into the input tray, if you have not already done so.
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Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before continuing.
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4. Lightly press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge out to remove it from its slot.
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Insert new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging. Be careful to touch only the black plastic.
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6. Gently remove the plastic tape on the cartridge by pulling the colored 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 cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the 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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8. Repeat step 4 to 7 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

9. Close the cartridge access door.
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10. Press the button next to OK on the control panel display. The printer prints an alignment page.

Align the cartridges
Aligning the cartridges ensures high-quality output. The HP All-in-One prompts you to align the cartridges every time you install a new cartridge. If you remove and reinstall the same print cartridge, the HP All-in-One will not prompt you to align the print cartridges. The HP All-in-One remembers the alignment values for that print cartridge, so you do not need to realign the print cartridges.

Lift the scanner lid.
Place the alignment page with the printed-side down on the right-front corner of the scanner glass. See the engraved guide next to the scanner glass for help loading the alignment page.
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Close the scanner lid.
Press the button next to OK on the control panel display. The product automatically aligns the cartridges.
When the Alignment successful message displays on the control panel screen, press the button next to OK on the control panel display to complete the alignment.
– Discard or recycle the alignment page.

The alignment page did not print?
If the printer did not print an alignment page, follow these steps to manually align the printer:
– In the HP Printer Software, click Printer Actions and then click Maintenence Tasks to access the Printer Toolbox. The Printer Toolbox appears.
Click Align Ink Cartridges on the Device Services tab. The product prints an alignment sheet.
– Now go back to steps above.