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HP Photosmart 2575 All-in-One Printer support

Loading Paper

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Introduction

This document provides instructions for loading different types and sizes of paper in the HP All-in-One for copies and printouts, including full-size paper, postcards, and envelopes.
This document applies to the following products:
  • HP Photosmart 2570, 2571, 2573, 2574, 2575, 2575a, 2575v, 2575xi, and 2578

Load full-size paper

  1. Open the paper tray door.
    Figure 1: Opening the paper tray door
  2. Pull the output tray extender toward you, as far as it will go. Flip the paper catch at the end of the output tray extender to open the extender the rest of the way.
    CAUTION:Legal paper might get caught on the paper tray extender if it is fully extended when you print onto legal paper. To avoid a paper jam when using legal-size paper, do not flip open the paper tray extender as shown here.
    Figure 2: Opening the paper tray extender
  3. Squeeze and hold the tab on the top of the paper-width guide, then slide the paper-width guide to its outermost position.
    Figure 3: Moving paper-width guides
  4. Tap a stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges, and then check the paper for the following:
    • Make sure the paper is free of rips, dust, wrinkles, and curled or bent edges.
    • Make sure all the paper in the stack is the same size and type.
  5. Insert the stack of paper into the paper tray with the short edge forward and the print side down. Slide the stack of paper forward until it stops.
    Figure 4: Loading full-size paper
    NOTE: If you are using letterhead, insert the top of the page first with the print side down. For more help on loading full-size paper and letterhead, refer to the diagram engraved in the base of the paper tray.
  6. Squeeze and hold the tab on the top of the paper-width guide, and then slide the paper-width guide inward until it stops at the edge of the paper.
    NOTE:Do not overload the paper tray; make sure the stack of paper fits within the paper tray and is no higher than the top of the paper-width guide.
    Figure 5: Moving paper-width guides inward

Load 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) paper

  1. Remove all paper from the paper tray.
  2. Insert the stack of photo paper into the far right side of the paper tray with the short edge forward and the print side down. Slide the stack of photo paper forward until it stops. If the photo paper you are using has perforated tabs, load the photo paper so that the tabs are closest to you.
  3. Squeeze and hold the tab on the top of the paper-width guide, and then slide the paper-width guide inward against the stack of photo paper until it stops.
    Figure 6: Moving paper-width guides
    NOTE:Do not overload the paper tray; make sure the stack of photo paper fits within the paper tray and is no higher than the top of the paper-width guide.

Load postcards, Hagaki, or HP Panorama photo paper

  1. Remove all paper from the paper tray.
  2. Insert the stack of cards into the far right side of the paper tray with the short edge forward and the print side down. Slide the stack of cards forward until it stops.
  3. Squeeze and hold the tab on the top of the paper-width guide, then slide the paper-width guide inward against the stack of cards until it stops.
    NOTE:Do not overload the paper tray; make sure the stack of cards fits within the paper tray and is no higher than the top of the paper-width guide.
    Figure 7: Moving paper-width guides

Load envelopes

CAUTION:Do not use shiny or embossed envelopes or envelopes that have clasps or windows.
  1. Remove all paper from the paper tray.
  2. Insert one or more envelopes into the far right side of the paper tray with the envelope flaps up and to the left. Slide the stack of envelopes forward until it stops. Tip For more help on loading envelopes, refer to the diagram engraved in the base of the paper tray.
  3. Squeeze and hold the tab on the top of the paper-width guide, then slide the paper-width guide inward against the stack of envelopes until it stops.
    NOTE:Do not overload the paper tray; make sure the stack of envelopes fits within the paper tray and is no higher than the top of the paper-width guide.
    Figure 8: Moving paper-width guides
NOTE: For specific details on how to format text for printing on envelopes, consult the help files in your word processing software. For best results, consider using a label for the return address on envelopes

Load other types of paper

The following list contains general guidelines for loading certain types of paper.
NOTE:Not all paper sizes and paper types are available with all the functions on the HP All-in-One. Some paper sizes and paper types can only be used if you are starting a print job from the Print dialog box in a software application. They are not available for copying or printing photos from a memory card or digital camera. Papers that are only available for printing from a software application are indicated as such, below.
  • HP Premium Paper :
    Locate the gray arrow on the nonprinting side of the paper, and then slide the paper into the paper tray with the arrow side facing up.
  • HP Greeting Cards, Matte, HP Photo Greeting Cards, or HP Textured Greeting Cards :
    Insert a small stack of HP greeting card paper into the paper tray with the print side down; slide the stack of cards forward until it stops.
  • Labels (for printing from a software application only):
    • Always use letter or A4 label sheets designed for use with HP inkjet devices (such as HP inkjet labels).
    • Make sure that the labels are no more than two years old. Labels on older sheets might peel off when the paper is pulled through the HP All-in-One, causing paper jams.
    • Fan the stack of labels to make sure none of the pages are sticking together.
    • Place a stack of label sheets on top of full-size plain paper in the paper tray, label side down. Do not insert labels one sheet at a time.
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