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HP Photosmart 7520 Series - Print Photos Saved on Your Computer (Windows)

Most print settings are automatically handled by the software application. You need to change the settings manually only when you change print quality, print on specific types of paper or transparency film, or use special features.
To print a photo on photo paper
NOTE:Do not leave unused photo paper in the paper tray. The paper might start to curl, which could reduce the quality of your printout. Photo paper should be flat before printing.
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Load up to 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) photo paper print side down in photo tray.
      Figure 1: Graphic - Load photo paper in the photo tray
    • Load full-size photo paper print side down in the main input tray.
      Figure 2: Graphic - Load paper in the input tray
  2. On the File menu in your software application, click Print.
  3. Make sure the HP Photosmart is the selected printer.
  4. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.
    Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer, or Preferences.
  5. Select the appropriate options.
    • On Layout tab select Portrait or Landscape orientation.
    • On Paper/Quality tab select the appropriate paper size and paper type from the Paper Size and Media drop-down lists.
    • Click Advanced to select the appropriate output quality from the Printer Features list.
    NOTE:For maximum dpi resolution, use Print Quality settings to select Photo Paper and Best Quality. Make sure you are printing in color. Then select the Advanced tab and select Yes in the Enable Maximum dpi setting.
  6. Click OK to return to the Properties dialog box.
  7. Click OK, and then click Print or OK in the Print dialog box.
To print a photo on photo paper
For the best print quality, HP recommends using HP papers that are specifically designed for the type of project you are printing. Depending on your country/region, some of these papers might not be available.

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