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HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw Multifunction Printer support

Loading Paper and Envelopes

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Introduction

This document describes how to load paper and envelopes into the printer.
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .
Use the input tray to print on any approved paper, including paper that is shorter than 185 mm (7.28 in).
Follow these steps to load paper.
NOTE:Your printer might not look exactly like the images, but the steps are the same.
  1. Slide the paper guides to their outermost positions.
  2. Place the stack of paper print side up in the tray, and then make sure that the stack is flat at all four corners.
    Figure 1: Load the paper into the input tray
    Image:  Load the paper into the input tray
  3. Slide the paper guides inward so that they rest against the stack of paper.
    Figure 2: Slide the paper guides inward
    Image: Slide the paper guides inward
If you are printing on paper shorter than 185 mm (7.28 in), use the following steps to remove the short paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input area, and then attach it to the front of the tray before you load the paper.
  1. Remove the short paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input area.
    Figure 3: Remove the paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input area
    Image: Remove the paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input
area
  2. Attach the tool to the front of the input tray.
    Figure 4: Attach the paper extender tool to the front of the input tray
    Image:  Attach the paper extender tool to the front of the tray
  3. Place the shorter paper into the tray print side up, and then slide the paper guides inward.
    Figure 5: Slide the paper guides inward
    Image:  Slide the paper guides inward
Follow these steps to load paper into the ADF.
NOTE:The minimum paper size for the ADF is 148 x 105 mm (5.83 x 4.13 inches).
  1. Place the stack of paper print side up in the ADF, and then make sure that the stack is flat at all four corners.
    Figure 6: Load the paper into the ADF
    Image:  Load the paper into the ADF
  2. Slide the paper guides inward so that they rest against the stack of paper.
    Figure 7: Slide the paper guides inward
    Image:  Slide the paper guides inward
Before you load and print on envelopes, review the following guidelines.
  • Use envelopes recommended only for laser products.
  • Use envelopes with peel-off adhesive strips approved for use in laser products.
  • Use envelopes with seams that extend to the corners.
    Figure 8: Envelopes with acceptable and unacceptable seams
    Illustration: Envelopes with acceptable and unacceptable seams.
    1 - Acceptable
    2 - Unacceptable
  • Do not use envelopes with clasps, snaps, windows, coated linings, self-stick adhesives, or other synthetic materials that are susceptible to heat.
  • Do not use envelopes that are wrinkled, nicked, stuck together, or otherwise damaged.
  • Do not use self-stick adhesives or other synthetic materials.
Follow these steps to load envelopes into the input tray.
  1. Remove the short paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input area.
    Figure 9: Remove the paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input area
    Image: Remove the paper extender tool from the slot on the left side of the input
area
  2. Attach the tool to the front of the tray.
    Figure 10: Attach the paper extender tool to the front of the tray
    Image:  Attach the paper extender tool to the front of the tray
  3. Place envelopes into the tray, print side up (left edge in first), and then slide the paper guides inward.
    Figure 11: Load envelopes this way
    llustration:  How to load envelopes.
    Figure 12: Slide the paper guides inward
    Image:  Slide the paper guides inward