How to Reset the Ink Memory Level on an HP Ink Cartridge

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How to Reset the Ink Memory Level on an HP Ink Cartridge
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Like most other ink brands, HP's ink cartridges can be expensive. Due to this reason, you may prefer third-party ink-refilling kits to refill your ink cartridges. One of the problems with ink refills is that your printer may not recognize the added ink. As a result, you may see low ink-level warnings on your printer. You can reset these levels by applying tape to the contact points of your cartridge.

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Step 1

Open the printer cover to remove the ink cartridge from the printer.

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Step 2

Apply a piece of tape to your HP ink cartridge to cover the four lateral contacts at the very left corner starting from the top.

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Step 3

Insert the ink cartridge back into its place. Ignore the error message. Let the printer print an alignment page.

Step 4

Remove the ink cartridge from the printer. Remove the tape.

Step 5

Apply the piece of tape to cover the four lateral contacts at the very right corner starting from the top.

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Step 6

Insert the ink cartridge back into its place. Ignore the error message. Let the printer print an alignment page.

Step 7

Remove the ink cartridge for the final time. Remove the tape.

Step 8

Insert the ink cartridge back into to your printer. Let the printer print off an alignment page. You should find your ink levels reset.

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