Print borderless photos
Use borderless printing to print to the edges of certain paper types and to print on a range
of paper sizes.
If you are using the product with a Windows 2000 computer, some features
may not be available. For more information, see
Notice to Windows 2000 users
Use an appropriate borderless paper size. For a complete list of supported media
sizes, see the printer software.
Do not print borderless photos in ink-backup mode. Always have two print cartridges
installed in the printer.
For more information, see
Open the file in a software program such as HP Photosmart Software and resize the
photo. Ensure that the size corresponds to the paper size that you want to use.
For maximum fade resistance, use HP Advanced Photo Paper.
Verify that the photo paper that you are using is flat. For information about preventing
photo paper from curling, see the
photo paper storage instructions
Do not exceed the paper tray capacity: 30 sheets of photo paper.
Prepare to print
Slide the paper guide all the way to the left.
Verify that the photo paper is flat.
Place the photo paper in the right side of the tray. The side to be printed on should
face down and the short edge should point towards the printer.
Push the paper into the printer until it stops.
Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the paper.
If your software program includes a photo printing feature, follow the
instructions that are provided with the software program. Otherwise, follow these
Open the photo in a software program that allows editing, such as HP Photosmart
Printer Properties dialog box
, and then select the
For maximum dpi quality, go to the
tab, and then select
drop-down list. For more information, see
: An appropriate photo paper type
: An appropriate borderless photo paper size
If necessary, change the HP Real Life Technologies settings. For more information,
HP Real Life Technologies photo fix
Select any other print settings that you want, and then click
help to learn about the features that appear in the Printer
Properties dialog box. For more information, see
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