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HP Photosmart A432, A433, A434, and A436 Printers - Installing the Print Cartridge

Introduction

Follow the instructions below to install the print cartridge.

Installing the print cartridge

  1. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging.
  2. Pull the pink pull-tab to remove the clear tape from the print cartridge.
    Figure : Removing the tape
      caution:
    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
    Figure : Do not touch the print cartridge contacts
  3. Open the print cartridge door.
    Figure : Opening the print cartridge door
  4. Insert the print cartridge into the print cartridge cradle with the label on top, the copper-colored contacts facing toward the inside of the printer, and the ink nozzles facing down.
    Figure : Inserting the print cartridge
  5. Push the print cartridge into the cradle until the cartridge snaps into place.
  6. Close the print cartridge door.
  7. Press the Menu/OK button () on the printer to print an alignment page.
  8. Check marks on the alignment page verify 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.
    Figure : Alignment page
  9. Recycle or discard the print cartridge alignment sheet.

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