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HP Photosmart A440 Printer - Replacing the Print Cartridge

Introduction
This document contains instructions for replacing and aligning the print cartridge.
Replacing the print cartridge
Follow these steps to replace the old print cartridge and align the new one.
Step one: Replace the old print cartridge
  1. Make sure that the output tray is open.
  2. Press the On button () to turn on the product.
  3. Open the print cartridge door.
  4. Lightly press down on the print cartridge to release it and pull it out.
  5. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging.
  6. Pull the pink tab to remove the clear tape from the print cartridge.
    Figure : Remove the tape from the print cartridge
      caution:
    Do not touch the copper electrical contacts or ink nozzles. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
  7. Hold the replacement cartridge with the label on top.
  8. Slide the cartridge at a slight upward angle into the carriage, so the copper electrical contacts go in first.
    Figure : Slide the cartridge
  9. Push the print cartridge until it snaps into place.
  10. Close the print cartridge door.
Step two: Align the new print cartridge
If a new cartridge is installed, the product automatically prints an alignment page. If the alignment page is not printed automatically, follow these steps to print one manually from the control panel.
  1. Press the Menu/OK button (), press the down arrow () to select Print Menu, and then press the Menu/OK button () again.
  2. Use the arrow buttons to select Tools, and then press the Menu/OK button ().
  3. Use the arrow buttons to select Align cartridge, and then press the Menu/OK button ().
  4. When the product finishes aligning the cartridge, it prints an alignment page to confirm that the alignment was successful.
    Figure : Alignment page
    • Check marks on the alignment page mean that the print cartridge is installed correctly and functioning properly.
    • If an “x” appears to the left of any of the bars, align the print cartridge again.

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