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HP LaserJet Pro M304-M305, M404-M405, MFP M329, M428, M429 - Load paper to Tray 2

The following information describes how to load paper into Tray 2.

Load Paper Tray 2

This tray holds up to 250 sheets of 75 g/m2 paper.
  caution:
Do not print envelopes, labels, or unsupported sizes of paper from Tray 2. Print these types of paper only from Tray 1.
  1. Pull the tray out and lift up slightly to remove it completely from the printer.
    note:
    Do not open this tray while it is in use.
    Figure : Open the tray
  2. Adjust the paper-width guides by squeezing the adjustment latch on the left guide and sliding the guides to the size of the paper being used.
    Figure : Adjust the paper width guides
  3. Adjust the paper-length guide by squeezing the adjustment latch and sliding the guides to the size of the paper being used.
    Figure : Adjust the paper length guide
  4. Load the paper into the tray. For information about how to orient the paper, see Tray 2 paper orientation.
    note:
    Do not adjust the paper guides tightly against the paper stack. Adjust them to the indentations or markings in the tray.
    note:
    To prevent jams, adjust the paper guides to the correct size and do not overfill the tray. Be sure that the top of the stack is below the tray full indicators, as shown in the enlargement in the illustration.
    note:
    If the tray is not adjusted correctly, an error message might display during printing or the paper might jam.
    Figure : Load paper
  5. Slide the tray completely into the printer.
    Figure : Close the tray
  6. At the computer, begin the printing process from the software application. Make sure that the driver is set to the correct paper type and size for the paper being printed from the tray.

Tray 2 paper orientation

When using paper that requires a specific orientation, load it according to the information in the following table.
Tray 2 paper orientation
Paper type
Output
How to load paper
Letterhead or preprinted
1-sided printing
Face-down
Top edge toward the front of the tray
Letterhead or preprinted
2-sided printing
Face-up
Top edge toward the front of the tray

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