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How to Calibrate the Printer

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This document is for the Photosmart 325, 335, 375, 385, 420, 425, 428, and 7620 printers.
A calibration page is used to align the print cartridge. The printer will automatically attempt to print a calibration page the first time a new cartridge is inserted into the printer. A calibration page can be initiated manually to troubleshoot various print quality and formatting issues.

Calibrate the printer with the HP Toolbox

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Printers.
  4. Right-click the icon of the printer in use.
  5. Click Preferences.
  6. Click the Services tab.
  7. Click Open the HP Photosmart Toolbox or Service this device.
  8. Click the Device Services tab. This tab does not display in Windows XP; proceed to the next step.
  9. Click Calibrate the Device or Clean the Print Cartridges or Align the printer.
  10. Follow the on-screen instructions.
    NOTE:The HP Toolbox can also be opened by right-clicking the HP Photosmart taskbar icon and clicking Open Toolbox.

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