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HP DeskJet 2600 Printers - Replacing Ink Cartridges

This document is for HP DeskJet 2620, 2621, 2622, 2623, 2624, 2630, 2632, 2633, 2634, 2635, 2652, 2655, DeskJet Ink Advantage 2675, 2676, 2677, and 2678 All-in-One printers.
Load plain paper in the input tray, and then replace cartridges that are low or out of ink with new, genuine HP cartridges.
Video overview
This video shows how to replace ink cartridges in HP DeskJet 2600 printers.
Step 1: Load paper
Before you replace the ink cartridges and begin the alignment process, make sure to load paper into the printer.
  1. Raise the input tray.
    Raise the input tray
  2. Slide the paper width guide all the way to the left.
    Slide the paper width guide to the left
  3. Load a stack of plain white paper into the input tray.
    Load the paper into the input tray
  4. Slide the paper width guide to the right until it rests at the edge of the paper.
    Slide the paper width guide to the right.
  5. Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender.
    Lower the output tray and pull out the output tray extender.
Step 2: Replace the ink cartridges
Replace one or both ink cartridges indicated by the ink cartridge status on the front panel.
  1. Turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
  2. Lower the output tray, reach inside the printer, grasp the handle, and then lower the ink cartridge access door.
    The carriage moves to the center of the printer.
    Open the ink cartridge acesss door
  3. Wait until the printer is idle and silent before you continue.
  4. Lightly press down on the ink cartridge to release it, and then pull the ink cartridge out of its slot.
    Remove the ink cartridge
  5. Remove the new ink cartridge from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
    Holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
  6. Remove the plastic tape.
      caution:
    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles. Do not replace the protective tape on the contacts. Handling these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
    Remove the plastic tape
  7. Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the contacts toward the printer, insert the ink cartridge into its slot, and then gently push the ink cartridge until it snaps into place.
      note:
    Install the color ink cartridge on the left and the black ink cartridge on the right.
    Snapping the ink  cartridge into place
  8. Repeat these steps to install the other ink cartridge, if necessary.
  9. Close the ink cartridge access door.
    Close the ink cartridge access door
Step 3: Align the ink cartridges
To achieve the best print quality, it is necessary to align the ink cartridges.
  1. After installing new ink cartridges, the printer automatically prints an alignment page.
  2. Lift the scanner lid.
  3. Place the alignment page with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guides around the glass.
    Figure : Placing the alignment page on the scanner glass
    Place the alignment page on the scanner glass
  4. Close the scanner lid.
  5. Press the Start Copy Black button or the Start Copy Color button on the printer control panel.
    The printer aligns the ink cartridges.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Review the list of frequently asked questions about replacing the ink cartridges.

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