HP Printer Troubleshooting, Ink, and Toner Beginners Guide

Are you using an HP printer? Or maybe you are planning to buy one? Whatever it is, our complete guide to HP printer ink, toner, and HP printer troubleshooting guide will help you become a pro and resolve common issues on your own. The goal is to help you with the decision-making process. Be well informed so you can make the best decision that matches your printing demands, whether for family, home office, or small business use. Let us start by answering common questions you may have.

What is HP instant ink?

Regular HP 64XL Tri-Color Ink Cartridge vs. HP Instant Ink 64XL Tri-Color Ink Cartridge
Regular HP 64XL Tri-Color Ink Cartridge vs. HP Instant Ink 64XL Tri-Color Ink Cartridge

Instant ink is a monthly plan for HP’s ink and toner cartridges. You enroll in their plan and choose one that suits your printing needs. It is required to have an eligible HP printer since the device will prompt your subscription to place an order when your ink runs low. It means HP can monitor your printing activity while subscribed to their plan. The idea behind HP instant ink is that you will save more on your ink, and orders will be automated when your ink runs low. The unused pages of your plan will roll over to the next month but within a specific limit. For further information, feel free to contact HP customer service.

What are the HP instant ink pros and cons?

HP instant ink plans can be a good option for those who print regularly and are after convenience. It is a monthly subscription, so you have the option to renew it or not. You can cancel the subscription anytime without penalty. The cartridges are also bigger compared to the usual ones, which means you get more ink. These cartridges are only available for HP instant ink subscribers.

Let us talk about the cons of HP instant ink. Not all HP printers are eligible for the service. You need to check it first on their site if your printer is qualified. Keep in mind that there is a charge if you go overboard with the limit for the rollover pages. You will be charged a dollar for an additional set of pages. The set can range from 10-15 pages, depending on your HP monthly plan. It may not be a wise decision if your printing demands are inconsistent. Another disadvantage is that there can also be possible delays in delivery, which is not a good situation if you are running a small office or business.

How to bypass HP instant ink?

You can bypass HP instant ink if you decide to do so. It will cancel and deactivate the service. Check the steps below on how to bypass HP instant ink subscription:

Step 1: Log in to your HP instant ink account.

Step 2: How to Override HP instant ink screen will appear.

Step 3: Choose Edit from the My Plan section tab.

Step 4: Click Cancel on HP instant ink account.

Step 5: Click Cancel Service to confirm the cancellation order.

Step 6: Once successfully canceled. You can continue to use any HP ink cartridges without any restrictions.

Step 7: HP instant ink will be inactive or deactivated at the end of your billing cycle.

Why is HP ink so expensive?

Big printer companies gain a more significant chunk of their profit by selling their cartridges at a higher cost. A printer may cost $200 or less, but original cartridges take the bulk of your budget as you use it over time. As a consumer, you have the option whether to use original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or remanufactured and compatible cartridges. Remanufactured or compatible cartridges will deliver the same printing quality as genuine ones. The huge difference is the amount of money you can save.

What are compatible and remanufactured HP ink and toner cartridges?

HP remanufactured cartridges are cleaned and inspected thoroughly before being refilled with ink or toner powder. Compatible cartridges, on the other hand, are brand-new and are produced by a third-party company. These cartridges are made to match the quality of the original ones. You do not have to worry about the printing quality at all.

Will HP void my warranty for using generic ink?

Take note that using compatible or remanufactured cartridges will not void your warranty according to MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY IMPROVEMENT ACT, United States Code Annotated Title 15 Commerce Trade Chapter 50, Consumer Product Warranties 15 Sections 2302. You can be confident in using these alternative cartridges that are economical and high-quality.

How long does HP ink last?

HP cartridges have an expiration date on the side. Most cartridges can last up to two years when unopened. Once you open it, make sure to use it within six months. You are encouraged to use the cartridge before the expiration date to avoid it from drying up. You do not want it to cause clogging that can damage your printer. There are also ways on how to store your cartridges properly to avoid issues. You can read our guide on how to store ink cartridges and toner cartridges to maintain its best quality.


What sizes are available for HP ink and toner cartridges?

Standard HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge Standard HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge
High-Yield HP 61XL Black Ink Cartridge High-Yield HP 61XL Black Ink Cartridge

HP ink cartridges come in standard and high-yield packages. Standard cartridges do not have the XL sign. The XL sign after the cartridge number means that you are buying a high-yield cartridge, meaning it contains more ink than the standard yield but both are of the same size. For those who print often, high-yield cartridges are the best option. Standard cartridges are perfect for family use if you do not print as often.

What does XL mean on HP ink cartridges?

As mentioned above, XL means high-yield cartridges. To understand better, let us discuss the page yield that each cartridge offers. For the standard HP 61 black ink cartridge , you can print up to 190 pages. If you opt for the high-yield HP 61XL black ink cartridge you can get up to 480 printouts. Do you want to save more on running costs? The XL variant is a good choice. You will not have to change cartridges as often when you buy the high yield.

Standard HP 410A Black Toner Cartridge (CF410A) Standard HP 410A Black Toner Cartridge (CF410A)
High-Yield HP 410X Black Toner Cartridge (CF410X) High-Yield HP 410X Black Toner Cartridge (CF410X)

When it comes to HP toner cartridges, there are also standard and high-yield variants. You can check in the sample photos above that the standard yield has an ‘A’ after the cartridge number ‘410’, such as HP 410A black toner cartridge. This standard toner can already give you as much as 2,300 pages. As for the high-yield ones, you can see an ‘X’ after the cartridge number ‘410’. Take a look at the packaging photo above of the HP 410X black toner cartridge . This high-yield cartridge has a page yield of 6,500. For higher printing demands such as offices and businesses, getting a high-yield toner is a wise decision.


What are the kinds of HP ink and toner cartridges?

HP offers black and tri-color type of cartridge set like the standard HP 61 ink cartridges . Tri-color ink cartridges come in one black ink cartridge and one cartridge for all the colored ones - cyan, magenta, and yellow. They also offer individual ink cartridges consisting of but not limited to black, cyan, magenta and yellow for its inkjet printers like the standard HP 962 ink cartridges .

As for its laserjet series, there are some printers that only use black toner cartridges while some use individual printer toner like HP 414 toner cartridges . Rivaling Epson’s EcoTank and Canon’s MegaTank are HP’s SmartTank printers. The HP SmartTank uses ink bottles to refill ink like the other brands, such as HP 32XL and HP 31 ink bottles .

What are HP tri-color cartridges?

HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge
HP 61 Tri-color Ink Cartridge HP 61 Tri-color Ink Cartridge
HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (Remanufactured)	HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (Remanufactured)
HP 61Tri-Color Ink Cartridge (Remanufactured) HP 61Tri-Color Ink Cartridge (Remanufactured)

HP tri-color cartridges have built-in printheads. It means every time you buy a new cartridge, you will also get a new printhead. You may consider this as an advantage since printheads can get damaged over time. A new printhead will ensure quality printing. There is also a downside to getting tri-color cartridges. You will need to replace the whole cartridge even if you only ran out of one ink color.

Tri-color cartridges are not built for heavy volume printing. It is best for personal or family use that only needs low-volume printing. The page yield for the standard black ink cartridge is 190 pages. For the tri-color, it is 165 pages. If your printing demands are higher, get the high-yield ones, doubling the number of pages you can print. It is time to look at the table below if you are interested in saving more from your printing budget.

SPECIFICATIONS OEM CompAndSave (Compatible)
TONER PAGE YIELD Price Cost Per Page Price Page
Standard HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge 190 $20.89 11 cents $20.99 11.05 cents
Standard HP 61 Tri-Color Ink Cartridge 165 $28.99 17.56 cents $22.99 13.93 cents
Canon PGI- 240XL Black Ink Cartridge 300 $22.99 7.66 cents $19.99 6.66 cents
High-Yield HP 61XL Black Ink Cartridge 480 $42.99 8.95 cents $20.99 4.37 cents
High-Yield HP 61 XL Tri-Color Ink Cartridge 330 43.99 13.33 cents $22.99 6.97 cents
COMPATIBLE PRINTER

DeskJet
HP DeskJet 1000, HP DeskJet 1010, HP DeskJet 101, HP DeskJet 1012, HP DeskJet 1015, HP DeskJet 1050, HP DeskJet 1050A, HP DeskJet 1051, HP DeskJet 1055, HP DeskJet 1056, HP DeskJet 1510, HP DeskJet 1511, HP DeskJet 1512, HP DeskJet 1513, HP DeskJet 1514, HP Deskjet 2000 - J210a, HP DeskJet 2050, HP DeskJet 2050A, HP DeskJet 2510, HP DeskJet 2511, HP DeskJet 2512, HP DeskJet 2514, HP DeskJet 2540, HP DeskJet 2541, HP DeskJet 2542, HP DeskJet 2543, HP DeskJet 2544, HP DeskJet 2545, HP DeskJet 2546, HP DeskJet 2546P, HP DeskJet 2547, HP DeskJet 2548, HP DeskJet 2549, HP DeskJet 3000, HP DeskJet 3050, HP DeskJet 3050A, HP DeskJet 3051A, HP DeskJet 3051A - J611h, HP DeskJet 3052A, HP DeskJet 3052A - J611e, HP DeskJet 3052A - J611f, HP DeskJet 3052A - J611g, HP DeskJet 3054, HP DeskJet 3054A - J611c, HP DeskJet 3054A - J611d, HP DeskJet 3054A - J611j, HP DeskJet 3055A - J611n, HP DeskJet 3056A, HP DeskJet 3057A - J611n, HP DeskJet 3059A - J611n, HP DeskJet 3510, HP DeskJet 3511, HP DeskJet 3512, HP DeskJet 3515, HP DeskJet 3516

Envy
HP Envy 4500 e-All-in-One, HP Envy 4501 e-All-in-One, HP Envy 4502 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 4503 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 4504 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 4505 e-All-in-one, HP ENVY 4506, HP Envy 4507 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 4508 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 4509 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5530 e-All-in-One, HP Envy 5531 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5532 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5534 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5535 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5536 e-All-in-one, HP Envy 5539 e-All-in-one

OfficeJet
HP OfficeJet 2620, HP OfficeJet 2621, HP OfficeJet 2622, HP OfficeJet 2624,HP OfficeJet 4630, HP OfficeJet 4631, HP OfficeJet 4632, HP OfficeJet 4634. HP OfficeJet 4635, HP OfficeJet 4636, HP OfficeJet 4639

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What are HP individual ink cartridges?

HP 962XL Ink Cartridges - (1 Black, 1 Cyan, 1 Magenta, and 1 Yellow) HP 962XL Ink Cartridges - (1 Black, 1 Cyan, 1 Magenta, and 1 Yellow)

tri-color cartridge ones. Since the colors are not combined, you will only have to replace the one that runs out. Looking at the photo above, the individual cartridges do not have built-in printheads. It means that they will rely on the printer’s printhead to function. The HP individual cartridges are the smartest choice for those who aspire to have excellent photo printing quality or vivid colors for graphics. It is best for home offices that require superior quality for colored printing.

This time, let’s use HP 962XL as an example. The standard yield black cartridge can produce 1,000 printouts. Do you need more pages? Then it is best to use the high-yield ones, which give you a total of 2,000 pages. As for the colored cartridges, you can get 700 sheets for the standard ones, while you can have 1,600 pages for the higher yield. You can already get a good bargain if you print that often. But take a look at how much more you can save with remanufactured cartridges on the table below.

SPECIFICATIONS OEM CompAndSave (Compatible)
TONER PAGE YIELD Price Cost Per Page Price Page
Ink Cartridge 1,000 $32.99 3.29 cents $29.95 3 cents
Standard HP 962 Cyan Ink Cartridge 700 $22.99 3.28 cents $25.95 3.71 cents
High-Yield HP 962XL Black Ink Cartridge 2,000 $44.99 2.24 cents $29.95 1.5 cents
High-Yield HP 962XL Cyan Ink Cartridge 1,600 $34.99 2.18 cents $25.95 1.62 cents
High-Yield HP 962XL Magenta Ink Cartridge 1,600 $34.99 2.18 cents $25.95 1.62 cents
High-Yield HP 962XL Yellow Ink Cartridge 1,600 $34.99 2.18 cents $25.95 1.62 cents
COMPATIBLE PRINTERS Canon Pixma MG2120, Canon PIXMA MG2140, Canon Pixma MG2220, Canon Pixma MG2220 w/ PP-201, Canon Pixma MG3120, Canon Pixma MG3122, Canon PIXMA MG3140, Canon Pixma MG3200, Canon Pixma MG3220, Canon Pixma MG3222, Canon Pixma MG3500, Canon Pixma MG3520, Canon Pixma MG3522, Canon Pixma MG3620, Canon Pixma MG4120, Canon PIXMA MG4140, Canon Pixma MG4220, Canon Pixma MX372, Canon Pixma MX392, Canon Pixma MX432, Canon PIXMA MX434, Canon Pixma MX439, Canon Pixma MX452, Canon Pixma MX459, Canon Pixma MX470, Canon Pixma MX472, Canon Pixma MX479, Canon Pixma MX512, Canon Pixma MX522, Canon Pixma MX532, Canon Pixma TS5120
  HP OfficeJet Pro 9028 All-in-One, HP OfficeJet Pro 9028e All-in-One

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What are HP SmartTank ink bottles?

HP 32XL Black Ink Bottle (1VV24AN) HP 32XL Black Ink Bottle (1VV24AN)
HP 31 Cyan Ink Bottle (1VU26AN) HP 31 Cyan Ink Bottle (1VU26AN)
HP 31 Magenta Ink Bottle( 1VU27AN)	HP 31 Magenta Ink Bottle( 1VU27AN)
HP 31 Yellow Ink Bottle (1VU28AN) HP 31 Yellow Ink Bottle (1VU28AN)

HP has its version of ink bottles for its Smart Tank printers that launched in 2019. Ink bottles are known to be the most economical choice for your printing needs. Do you hate installing cartridges? Use ink bottles instead. HP SmarTank printers have an ink tank, and you need to refill it with ink bottles. The HP SmartTank printer series may cost up to $400. It can be pretty pricey but still worth it over time since the running costs are super low. As for the quality, it produces excellent texts and graphics but may not be the best choice for photo printing.

For instance, the page yield for HP 32XL black ink is 6,000 and 8,000 for HP 31 cyan, magenta and yellow ones. It is an excellent option for small offices or businesses that print in loads. The running costs are outstandingly low, especially if you opt for the remanufactured ink bottles. Check out the table below and see for yourself how wallet-friendly the ink bottles are.

SPECIFICATIONS OEM CompAndSave (Compatible)
TONER PAGE YIELD Price Cost Per Page Price Page
HP 32XL Black Ink Bottle (1VV24AN) 6,000 $16.99 0.28 cents $6.95 0.11 cents
HP 31 Cyan Ink Bottle (1VU26AN) 8,000 $14.99 0.18 cents $5.95 0.7 cents
HP 31 Magenta Ink Bottle (1VU27AN) 8,000 $14.99 0.18 cents $5.95 0.7 cents
HP 31 Yellow Ink Bottle (1VU28AN) 8,000 $14.99 0.18 cents $5.95 0.7 cents
COMPATIBLE PRINTERS HP Smart Tank Plus 551 HP Smart Tank Plus 555 HP Smart Tank Plus 559 HP Smart Tank Plus 570 HP Smart Tank Plus 571 HP Smart Tank Plus 651 HP Smart Tank Plus 655

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What are HP toner cartridges?
 HP 05A Black Toner Cartridge (CE505A) HP 05A Black Toner Cartridge (CE505A)
HP 05X Black Toner Cartridge (CE505X) HP 05X Black Toner Cartridge (CE505X)

Laser printing is quite famous for office and business settings. HP offers toner cartridges for their laserjet printers. You can never go wrong with toner cartridges if your top priority is printing documents and texts in bulk. HP offers monochrome laser printing if you only need black and white. They also provide color laserjets if you need a splash of color in your printouts from time to time.

In this part, let us focus on HP 05A and HP 05X toner cartridges. These black toners are built for high-volume laser printing. The standard HP 05A black toner cartridge can produce up to 2,300 pages while the high-yield HP 05X black toner cartridge can give you as much as 6,500 prints. It is precisely what your small office or business needs. The table below will show you what you need to know about the running costs.

SPECIFICATIONS OEM CompAndSave (Compatible) COMPATIBLE PRINTERS
TONER PAGE YIELD Price Cost Per Page Price Page
Standard HP 05A Black Toner Cartridge (CE505A) 2,300 $100.99 4.39 cents $31.50 1.37 cents HP LaserJet P2035
HP LaserJet P2035n
HP LaserJet P2050
HP LaserJet P2055d
HP LaserJet P2055dn
HP LaserJet P2055X
High Yield HP 05X Black Toner Cartridge (CE505X) 6,500 $182.99 2.81 cents $34.99 0.54 cents HP LaserJet P2050
HP LaserJet P2055d
HP LaserJet P2055dn
HP LaserJet P2055X

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HP 414X Black Toner Cartridge (W2020X)	HP 414X Black Toner Cartridge (W2020X)
HP 414X Cyan Toner Cartridge (W2021X) HP 414X Cyan Toner Cartridge (W2021X)
HP 414X Magenta Toner Cartridge (W2023X HP 414X Magenta Toner Cartridge (W2023X
 HP 414X Yellow Toner Cartridge (W2022X) HP 414X Yellow Toner Cartridge (W2022X)

great options with HP toner cartridges if laser printing is what you need but with a splash of color. Take a glimpse at the specification of the standard HP414A toner cartridges and high-yield HP 414X toner cartridges. The standard ones can print from 2,100 to 2,400 pages. The high-yield toners can double that with a page yield of 6,000 to 7,500. Are you ready to make the best choice for your home office or small business needs? Check the table for HP 414A/414X toner cartridges.

SPECIFICATIONS OEM CompAndSave (Compatible)
TONER PAGE YIELD Price Cost Per Page Price Page
Standard HP 414A Black Toner Cartridge (W2020A) 2,400 $106.99 4.45 cents $39.99 1.67 cents
Standard HP 414A Cyan Toner Cartridge (W2021A) 2,100 $139.99 6.66 cents $39.99 1.9 cents
Standard HP 414A Magenta Toner Cartridge s(W2023A) 2,100 $139.99 6.66 cents $39.99 1.9 cents
Standard HP 414A Yellow Toner Cartridge 7,500 $217.99 2.90 cents $49.99 0.67 cents
High-Yield HP 414X Cyan Toner Cartridge (W2021X) 6,000 $295.99 4.93 cents $$49.99 0.83 cents
High-Yield HP 414X Magenta Toner Cartridge (W2023X) 6,000 $295.99 4.93 cents $49.99 0.83 cents
High-Yield HP 414X Yellow Toner Cartridge (W2022X) 6,000 $295.99 4.93 cents $49.99 0.83 cents
COMPATIBLE PRINTERS HP Color LaserJet Pro M454dn, HP Color LaserJet Pro M454dw, HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479dw, HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdn, HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw

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How to do HP ink troubleshooting?

There are basic problems we encounter when using ink and toner cartridges. You can resolve some issues with a helpful guide. This time, we aim to give you tips so you can troubleshoot simple problems when using ink and toner cartridges. Read our ink troubleshooting tips that can help you figure out simple cartridge problems.

How to do HP printer troubleshooting?

It is time to learn basic HP printer troubleshooting. In this part, we will tackle common printer problems that you may encounter. Printers, in general, have the same troubleshooting steps. This time, we will focus on what HP users usually ask about. Being able to resolve simple printer problems can also save you time and money.

How to connect HP printer to wifi?

wifi

Step 1: Open HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads from your browser.

Step 2: Enter in the Hp printer model name (example: HP DeskJet 3630).

Step 3: Download the driver according to your operating system (OS). Follow the installation instructions online.

Step 4: Turn on your HP printer and click Run .

Step 5: Choose Wireless and choose Yes, send my wireless settings to the printer (recommended) .

Step 6: Wait until it is done connecting. Click Finish .

Why is my HP printer offline?

There are several reasons why your HP printer is offline. The most important thing to check first is if it’s power is on. Check the cables as well if it is plugged correctly. A paper jam can also cause your printer to turn offline. CompAndSave’s why is my printer offline will help you more on resolving this common printer problem.

How to print from iPhone to HP printer?

HP Printer

Step 1: Turn on your HP printer.

Step 2: Open the file that you want to print from your iPhone.

Step 3: Tap the share Canon icon, then tap Print.

Step 4: Select the correct HP printer. Tap Print.

How to clean HP printhead?

How to clean HP printhead?

Cleaning through your printer driver:

Step 1: Search Devices and Printers on the search bar.

Step 2: Choose the icon of your printer model and right-click it.

Step 3: Select Printing preferences.

Step 4: Choose Maintenance, then click Head cleaning.

Manual cleaning:

Step 1: Uninstall the printhead from the printer.

Step 2: Remove the nozzle from the printer and place it in a shallow dish of 91% isopropyl alcohol.

Step 3: Soak it overnight, then dry it with a lint-free cloth. Once it is completely dry, set it back into place.

Step 4: Reinstall the printhead and try to rerun the printer.

How to scan on an HP printer?

How to scan on an HP printer?

Step 1: Turn on your HP printer.

Step 2: Open the printer scanner cover.

Step 3: Place the document.

Step 4: Click on the computer Start menu. Look for the HP Solution Center.

Step 5: Click on Scan Picture or Scan Document.

Step 6: Choose a folder to save your scanned file.

Step 7: Finally, click Scan .

How to check ink levels on HP printer?

How to check ink levels on HP printer?

Step 1: If you are using a Windows computer, download HP Print and Scan Doctor.

Step 2: Click Tools then Printer/Supply Levels. It will show the ink levels of your HP printer.

How to connect an HP printer to a laptop?

How to connect an HP printer to a laptop?

Step 1: Connect your laptop to your HP printer via USB cable.

Step 2: Click Start menu then Settings.

Step 3: Find the icon Devices, then click it.

Step 4: Choose Printers and Scanners in the left column.

Step 5: Click Add Printers and Scanners.

Step 6: Choose the correct HP printer.

Step 7: Wait for the installation process to finish.

How to connect HP printer to MAC?

How to connect HP printer to MAC?

Step 1: Turn on your HP printer.

Step 2: On your MAC device. Open a web browser and type in “123.hp.com/setup”.

Step 3: Click Download. Install Printer Software.

Step 4: Open the downloaded file.

Step 5: Click on HP Easy Start. Follow the installation process.

Step 6: Make sure that your printer driver is on its latest driver software. If it is updated, go to support.hp.com/drivers and download the updated driver for your HP printer.

Step 7: Connect your HP printer and Select the Continue with USB connection, and click Continue. It will prompt you to the installation screen.

Step 8: Fill and select the necessary information needed. Click Install.

Step 9: It will prompt you to fill in your administrator password to begin with the installation.

Step 10: When the installation is complete, click Continue

Step 11: Fill in any information needed and click Continueto finish the installation process. You can now start printing using your HP printer.

How to refill HP ink cartridges?

How to refill HP ink cartridges?

Step 1: Remove the cartridge from your HP printer.

Step 2: Prepare your HP ink cartridge refill kit, including inks, syringes, and drill.

Step 3: Remove the label of your cartridge. You will see three small holes on a multicolor cartridge. Each hole indicates a separate ink color chamber.

Step 4: Drill the hole using the drill in a circular motion so the syringe can pass through.

Step 5: Insert a needle on each hole to determine the color of each chamber for the multicolor cartridge.

Step 6: Draw into the syringe the correct ink color to inject into each chamber. Use an individual syringe for each ink color.

Step 7: Fill the correct ink through the cartridge hole slowly to avoid squirting or overflowing.

Step 8: Wipe the cartridge sensor using a dust cloth or a paper towel with a small amount of rubbing alcohol. Ink stains on the sensor may cause it to be unreadable.

Step 9: Cover the entire top of the drilled side of the cartridge with tape and poke a hole through it. It provides ventilation for the cartridge.

Step 10: Make sure that it is appropriately taped to avoid leaking.

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How to change ink on HP printer?

It is high time to learn about how to change ink in HP printer. Installing ink and toner cartridges almost have the same procedures for all brands. To help you more in the installation process, check CompAndSave’s guide on how to change ink cartridges or toner cartridges . Feel free to browse the video guides on how to change ink on HP printer CompAndSave’s aims to help you get the best deals for your printing needs and to guide you in using your cartridges efficiently.


How to proceed with HP printer firmware downgrade?

it will also prevent you from using economic alternatives to HP ink. Updating your firmware might prohibit you from using remanufactured or compatible cartridges. So how do you go about it? Read our guide to hp printer firmware downgrade to help you resolve this problem.


How to recycle HP ink cartridges?

Are you willing to take part in helping save our environment? Recycling cartridges is a good way. There are several options on how you can recycle your HP ink and toner cartridges. The first option is to recycle in stores like Walmart, Best Buy, Staples, and Office Depot. They have recycling stations where you can drop your cartridges off. Plus, they give out rewards for recycling cartridges. You can also send it by mail. Check the HP site on how to proceed with it. HP does not accept all cartridges for recycling. It is better to ask your local store first or check the HP site


Where is the cheapest place to buy HP ink cartridges online?

Are you looking for the cheapest place to buy HP ink cartridges online? You have come to the right place. CompAndSave offers a wide selection of cheap HP ink and toner cartridges . Not only that, all cartridges come with a 1-year 100% satisfaction guarantee. You do not need to fret about the printing quality. You can be assured that you get quality prints with significant discounts.

We have come to the end of a guide to HP ink and toner cartridges. Hopefully, you have a better understanding of what is HP instant ink. Are you confident in making a sound decision for your printing needs? If not yet, allow our friendly customer service staff to assist you with your concerns. You can contact CompAndSave’s customer service department at toll-free number 1-833-465-6888 from Mondays to Fridays from 6am-6pm PT. We are excited to hear from you.