Why is my color ink not working on my HP printer?
Amongst the many reasons for HP printer to stop printing colored text, the most common reason could be cartridge running short of ink. Hence before running to a conclusion for ‘HP printer color not printing issue’, do the visual inspection and replace the ink cartridge if required.
Why is my color cartridge not working?
First, check your printer settings on the file or picture your trying to print. If your page is setup to print in “grayscale” it will only print in black and white. Change the setting to “default” so it will print in color. If your settings look good from the start, the cartridge may just need to be primed.
How can I tell if my ink cartridge is clogged?
Faint, streaky or spotty prints are all common signs of a clog but a simple cleaning can usually get your HP ink cartridges working again. Printheads clog due to infrequent cartridge use. If you regularly go a few weeks without printing, your cartridges will eventually dry out and need to be replaced.
What ink cartridge does my HP printer use?
The HP 5150 color Inkjet printer uses the HP 56 Black Inkjet print cartridge with 19 ml capacity, and the HP 57 Tri-color Inkjet print cartridge with 17 ml capacity. It is best to use official HP ink cartridges so as not to void your warranty.
Does hp manufacture ink cartridges?
All printer suppliers produce their own type of ink cartridges. Cartridges for different printers may be incompatible – either physically or electrically. Some manufacturers incorporate the printer’s head into the cartridge (examples include HP, Dell, and Lexmark), while others such as Epson keep the print head a part of the printer itself. Both sides make claims regarding their approach leading to lower costs for the consumer.
What is hp cartridge?
HP cartridge protection affluently works as a fortification against counterfeiting. This is a feature, available with the printer software, which efficiently detects non-brand cartridges. After sensing the duplicated cartridges, printer starts giving message ‘Cartridges Protected’.