How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP ENVY Inspire 7255e All-in-One 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. 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 3 times as many pages as 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 check the estimated ink levels from the printer software or from the printer control panel.
A. To check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel.
– From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard
– Touch the Ink symbol to check the estimated ink levels.
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B. To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows)
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels at the top of the window.
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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 ENVY Inspire 7255e All-in-One printer with only one cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when an cartridge is removed from the cartridge carriage.


Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP ENVY Inspire 7255e All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP ENVY Inspire 7255e All-in-One Printer you need HP 64 Black AND HP 64 Tri-color cartridges (or the HP 64 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP 64 Black and Tri-Color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges.
For your European or UK HP ENVY Inspire 7255e All-in-One Printer you need HP 303 Black AND HP 303 Tri-color cartridges (or the HP 303 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP Z4B62EE 303 Photo Value Pack, Black and Tri-colour, Pack of 2.


Replace the ink 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 into the main paper tray.
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Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the front door as shown below.
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4. Open the cartridge access door by placing two fingers under the small handle on the front of the cartridge access door and then lifting it up. Wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent before you continue.
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5. Lightly press down on the cartridge 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 the 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. Pull the colored tab to remove the protective tape from the cartridge.
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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 cartridge by its sides with 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.
– Insert the tri-color cartridge into the left slot.
– Insert the black cartridge into the right slot.
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9. Repeat steps 5 through 8 to insert the other cartridge, if necessary.

10. Close the cartridge access door. The printer starts an initialization process. It is normal for the printer to make noises during this process.
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11. Close the front door.
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Align the printhead only if necessary.
Clean the printhead if your printed output is streaked or has any incorrect or missing colors.

The printer automatically aligns the printhead during the initial setup. The printhead does not have to be realigned when cartridges are replaced. However, you might want to use this feature for print quality issues in printouts when the printer status page shows streaking or white lines through any of the blocks of color, or if you are having print quality issues with your printouts.

Note: Performing the cleaning and aligning procedures unnecessarily can waste ink and shorten the life of the cartridges.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP DeskJet 2752 All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 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. 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 check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel, from the HP printer software, and from the HP Smart App.

To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows):
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels.

To check the ink levels from the printer control panel:
The ink level icons on the printer display show an estimate of ink remaining in the cartridges.

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

XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print almost 2 times as many pages as 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.

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 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.


Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 2752 All-in-One Printer?

For your US HP DeskJet 2752 All-in-One Printer you need HP 67 Black AND HP 67 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 67XL Black AND HP 67XL Tri-color cartridges.

For your European or UK HP DeskJet 2752 All-in-One Printer you need HP 305 Black AND HP 305 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 305XL Black AND HP 305XL Tri-color cartridges.


Replace the ink 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 into the input tray.
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Remove cartridge
3. Lower the output tray, reach inside the printer, grasp the handle, and then lower the ink cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the printer 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 of its slot.
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Insert new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its 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. Pull the colored tab to remove the plastic tape.
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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 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.
The black cartridge goes in the slot on the right.
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8. Push the cartridge forward until it snaps into place.
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9. Repeat step 4 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.
The tri-color cartridge goes in the slot on the left.
The black cartridge goes in the slot on the right.
10. Close the cartridge access door.
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Align the cartridges

11. To achieve the best print quality, it is always useful to align the ink cartridges. You can print the alignment page from the HP Smart app or from the printer software.

A. To print the alignment page from the printer software:

Open the printer software.
– In the printer software, click Print & Scan.
– Click Maintain Your Printer to access the printer toolbox.
– Click Align Cartridges on the Device Services tab.

The printer prints an alignment page.
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– Follow the onscreen instructions to align the cartridges.
– Recycle or discard the cartridge alignment sheet later.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 2742 All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 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. 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 check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel, from the HP printer software, and from the HP Smart App.

To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows):
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels.

To check the ink levels from the printer control panel:
The ink level icons on the printer display show an estimate of ink remaining in the cartridges. The left ink icon shows the estimated ink level of the tri-color cartridge, and the right icon shows the estimated ink level of the black cartridge.
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To check the ink levels from the HP Smart App:
Open the HP Smart App on your mobile device. The estimated ink levels for your printer appear at the top of the screen, beside the picture of the printer.

XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print almost 2 times as many pages as 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.

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 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.


Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 2742 All-in-One Printer?

For your US HP DeskJet 2742 All-in-One Printer you need HP 67 Black AND HP 67 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 67XL Black AND HP 67XL Tri-color cartridges.

For your European or UK HP DeskJet 2742 All-in-One Printer you need HP 305 Black AND HP 305 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 305XL Black AND HP 305XL Tri-color cartridges.


Replace the ink 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 into the input tray.
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Remove cartridge
3. Lower the output tray, reach inside the printer, grasp the handle, and then lower the ink cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the printer 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 of its slot.
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Insert new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its 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. Pull the colored tab to remove the plastic tape.
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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 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 cartridge goes in the slot on the right.
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8. Push the cartridge forward until it snaps into place.
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9. Repeat step 4 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.
The color ink cartridge is on the left.
The black ink cartridge is on the right.
10. Close the cartridge access door.
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Align the cartridges

11. To achieve the best print quality, it is always useful to align the ink cartridges. You can print the alignment page from the HP Smart app or from the printer software.

A. To print the alignment page from the printer software:

Open the printer software.
– In the printer software, click Print & Scan.
– Click Maintain Your Printer to access the printer toolbox.
– Click Align Cartridges on the Device Services tab.

The printer prints an alignment page.
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– Follow the onscreen instructions to align the cartridges.
– Recycle or discard the cartridge alignment sheet later.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 3772 All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 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. 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 almost 3 times as many pages as 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 check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel or from the printer software. 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.

To check the ink levels from the printer control panel
The ink level icons on the printer display show an estimate of ink remaining in the cartridges. The left ink icon shows the estimated ink level of the tri-color cartridge, and the right icon shows the estimated ink level of the black cartridge.
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To check the ink levels from the HP printer software (Windows)
Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click the Estimated Levels tab.

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.


Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 3772 All-in-One Printer?

For your US HP DeskJet 3772 All-in-One Printer you need HP 65 Black AND HP 65 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 65XL Black AND HP 65XL Tri-color cartridges.
There are also multipacks available like the HP 65 Black and Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 pack.
For your European or UK HP DeskJet 3772 All-in-One Printer you need HP 304 Black AND HP 304 Tri-color cartridges OR the XL versions: HP 304XL Black AND HP 304XL Tri-color cartridges.


Replace the ink 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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Remove cartridge
3. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the printer 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 of its slot.
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Insert new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
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6. Pull the coloured tab to remove the plastic tape.
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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 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.
The black cartridge goes in the slot on the right.
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8. Push the cartridge forward until it snaps into place.
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9. Repeat step 4 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.
10. Close the cartridge access door.
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11. Follow any prompts on the screen.

Open the printer software.
– In the printer software, click Print & Scan.
– Click Maintain Your Printer to access the printer toolbox.
– Click Align Cartridges on the Device Services tab.

The printer prints an alignment page.
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– Follow the onscreen instructions to align the cartridges.
– Recycle or discard the cartridge alignment sheet later.