Replace the ink cartridges
If you do not already have replacement ink cartridges for the printer, see Order ink cartridges. Not all
cartridges are available in all countries/regions.
CAUTION: HP recommends that you replace any missing cartridges as soon as possible to avoid
print quality issues and possible extra ink usage or damage to the ink system. Never turn off the
printer when ink cartridges are missing.
For information on recycling used ink supplies, see HP inkjet supplies recycling program.
To replace the ink cartridges
Make sure the printer is turned on.
Open the ink cartridge access door.
NOTE: Wait until the print carriage stops moving before proceeding.
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Press the front of the ink cartridge to release it, and then remove it from the slot.
Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging.
Using the color-coded letters for help, slide the ink cartridge into the empty slot until it clicks
securely into the slot.
Make sure that you insert the ink cartridge into the slot that has the same colored letter as the
color you are installing.
Repeat steps 3 through 5 for each ink cartridge you are replacing.
Close the ink cartridge access door.
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