To install a print cartridge
button to turn on the printer.
Open the printer cover.
The print cartridge carriage moves to the right side of the printer.
Push down on the print cartridge.
Install print cartridges
Slide the print cartridge out of the carriage.
1 Press the Power button
2 Open the printer cover
3 Push down on the print cartridge
4 Slide the print cartridge out of the carriage
Remove the replacement print cartridge from its packaging and carefully remove the
plastic tape. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strip is on the bottom and
facing toward the printer.
1 Remove plastic tape
Do not touch the print cartridge ink nozzles or copper contacts.
Touching these parts will result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
Do not remove the copper strips. They are required electrical contacts.
1 Ink nozzles
2 Copper contacts
Slide the print cartridge firmly into the carriage at a slight upward angle until you feel
Push the cartridge into the carriage.
You hear a snap when the print cartridge is correctly positioned.
Close the printer cover.
Align the print cartridges for optimum print quality. For more information, see
For information about storing print cartridges, see
Maintain print cartridges
For information about recycling empty print cartridges, see
HP inkjet supplies recycling
Keep both new and used print cartridges out of the reach of children.