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Replacing Cartridges

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This document contains steps for replacing the cartridges.
To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.
If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country or region location is correct.

Video of replacing cartridges

View the following video or review the steps below to learn how to replace print cartridges.
The following video demonstrates how to replace print cartridges.
NOTE:This video shows the HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One Printer (C510a). The outside of the printer might not look the same as your printer, but the steps are the same.
If you have trouble viewing the video or to view the video in a different size, click here to play the video on YouTube .

Replacing cartridges

Follow these steps to replace the cartridges.
  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
  2. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the printer. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before continuing.
    Figure 1: Open the cartridge access door
    Illustration of opening the cartridge access door
  3. To release the old cartridge, press the tab on the front of the cartridge, and then pull the cartridge up to remove it from its slot.
    Figure 2: Remove the cartridge from its slot
    Illustration of removing the cartridge from the slot
    CAUTION:Do not lift the latch on the carriage to install the cartridges. Doing so can result in incorrectly seated cartridges and printing problems. The latch must remain down to install the cartridges correctly.
  4. On the new cartridge, pull the orange pull-tab straight back to remove the plastic wrap.
    Figure 3: Remove the plastic wrap on the new cartridge
    Illustration of removing plastic wrap
  5. Twist the orange cap counter clockwise to snap it off.
    Figure 4: Remove the orange cap
    Illustration of removing the orange cap
  6. With the cartridge contacts facing the printhead, slide the cartridge into the empty slot, and then press down on the cartridge until it clicks firmly into place.
    NOTE:Make sure that the color-coded icon on the cartridge matches the color-coded icon on the carriage slot.
    Figure 5: Install the cartridge
    Illustration of installing the cartridge
  7. Repeat these steps to replace other cartridges, if necessary.
  8. Close the cartridge access door. The carriage returns to the right side of the printer.
    Figure 6: Close the cartridge access door
    Illustration of closing the cartridge access door
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