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HP LaserJet Enterprise 700 M712 - Replace the toner cartridge

Toner-cartridge view

Figure : Cartridge components
Imaging drum
Do not touch the shutter or the surface of the roller. Doing so can damage the cartridge.
Memory chip
Pull-tab for the sealing tape

Toner-cartridge information

Continue printing with the current cartridge until redistributing the toner no longer yields acceptable print quality. To redistribute the toner, remove the toner cartridge from the printer and gently rock the cartridge back and forth about its horizontal axis. For graphical representation, see cartridge replacement instructions. Reinsert the toner cartridge into the printer and close the cover.
Cartridge number
Part number
Standard-capacity replacement black toner cartridge
High-capacity replacement black toner cartridge
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Recycle the toner cartridge

To recycle a genuine HP toner cartridge, place the used cartridge in the box in which the new cartridge arrived. Use the enclosed return label to send the used supply to HP for recycling. For complete information, see the recycling guide that is included with each new HP supply item.

Toner-cartridge storage

Do not remove the toner cartridge from its package until you are ready to use it.
To prevent damage to the toner cartridge, do not expose it to light for more than a few minutes.

HP policy on non-HP toner cartridges

Hewlett-Packard Company cannot recommend the use of non-HP toner cartridges, either new or remanufactured.
Any damage caused by a non-HP toner cartridge is not covered under the HP warranty and service agreements.

Replace the toner cartridge

If toner gets on clothing, wipe it off with a dry cloth and wash the clothes in cold water. Hot water sets toner into fabric.
Information about recycling used toner cartridges is on the toner-cartridge box.
  1. Press the cartridge-door-release button.
    Figure : Press the release button
  2. Open the cartridge door.
    Figure : Open the door
  3. Remove the used toner cartridge from the product.
    Figure : Remove the toner cartridge
  4. Remove the new toner cartridge from the bag. Place the used toner cartridge in the bag for recycling.
    Figure : New toner cartridge
  5. Grasp the front and back of the toner cartridge, and distribute the toner by gently rocking the toner cartridge five or six times.
    Do not touch the shutter or the surface of the roller.
    Figure : Rock the toner cartridge
  6. Remove the shipping tape from the new toner cartridge. Recycle the tape with the used toner cartridge.
    Figure : Remove the tape
  7. Align the toner cartridge with the tracks inside the product, and insert the toner cartridge until it is firmly seated.
    Figure : Install the toner cartridge
  8. Close the cartridge door. After a short time, the control panel should display the Ready message.
    Figure : Close the door