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HP DeskJet GT 5810, 5820 Printers - Refilling Ink Tanks

This document is for HP DeskJet GT 5810, 5811, 5820, 5821, and 5822 All-in-One printers.
Refill the ink in one or more ink tanks when ink is low or empty.
note:
Be aware of the following when working with ink bottles:
  • Keep the ink bottles beyond the reach of children.
  • Open the ink bottle only when you are filling the ink tanks.
  • Store the ink bottles upright in a cool, dry place.

Video for refilling the ink tanks

The following video demonstrates how to refill the ink tanks.
  1. Open the ink tank lid.
    Figure : Opening the ink tank lid
    Image: Open lid
  2. Remove the plug from the ink tank you are refilling.
      caution:
    There might be ink on the underside of the plug. Place the plug upright to avoid ink transfer.
    Figure : Removing the ink tank plug
    Image: Remove the tank plug
  3. Remove the cap from the ink bottle, pull the seal tab off, replace the cap, and then flip open the lid.
    Figure : Preparing the bottle
    Image: Remove the cap and seal
  4. Hold the ink bottle on the tank spout, gently push down, and then let the ink drain into the ink tank. Fill the ink tank to just below the maximum fill line on the tank.
    If the bottle does not start draining, remove and reinsert the bottle onto the tank spout. Do not squeeze the bottle.
    Figure : Example of filling the ink tank
    Image: Drain ink
      caution:
    Do not squeeze the bottle, and do not overfill the ink tank.
  5. After the ink tank is filled, pull the ink bottle straight up.
    Close the ink bottle lid, set the bottle upright, and then push the ink tank plug into its slot on the ink tank.
    Figure : Example of replacing the ink tank plug
    Image: Replace the plug
  6. Make sure the ink tank plugs are pressed firmly into place.
    Figure : Making sure the ink tank plugs are secure
    Image: Ink tank plugs secure
  7. Repeat the previous steps to fill any other low or empty ink tanks.
      caution:
    Store any bottle with remaining ink in a cool, dry place for later use.
  8. Close the ink tank lid.
    Figure : Closing the ink tank lid
    Image: Close the ink tank lid

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Review the following FAQs regarding refilling the ink tanks.

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