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How do I Get My HP Printer to Only Use Black Ink?

Do you know anything about how do ii get my HP printer to only use black ink? I am trying to use but it's not working.

  •   Mick
  • lay  1  Ans
  • lay  2 years ago
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Get an HP Printer to Only Use Black Ink

You will have to make certain changes to the settings of your Printer to only use black ink to print out. You need to reset the settings of your Printer by selecting the black colour ink option only. First, you have to launch the software and select the print option.

From the list of printers, choose your printer device, and go to the tab of printer properties; after opening the windows option, choose the features or paper quality button, select "use black ink only option", go for the "advanced" button, select "print in grayscale" option, then select "Black ink only". To apply all the changes, choose the "OK" button. 

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How to Print Documents with Black Ink?

If you want to print black and white documents only, then it is advisable to reset the print settings by selecting the black colour. One thing that you need to keep in mind is that when you change the setting to print with black and white ink only, then there are some steps that you need to follow. The steps that you need to carry out may differ from model to model.

Below are the steps that you need to follow if you are using an HP printer.

Step 1: First of all, you need to launch the software application and then choose the option of "Print".

Step 2: Select your printer device from the list of printers.

Step 3: Choose the option that is going to take you to the tab of Printer Properties.

Step 4: After that, some options will appear before you labelled as Printer or Preferences, Printer Preferences, Printer Setup, Options, or Properties.

Step 5: Now, open the Options window and then select the button of "Features" or "Paper/quality.

Step 6: Change the settings appearing on the screen to use black ink only.

Step 7: Select the button "Advanced" and then click on the option of "Print in Grayscale". Then, choose the option of "Black ink only". After that, click on the option of Ok to apply the changes.

Why is Color Ink Used While Printing Black and White Documents?

Sometimes your printer device mixes colour ink with black ink in order to give it a gray shade. This thing generally happens because of a missing or empty cartridge. A cartridge is shown as missing or empty due to the cleaning process that starts at the time of turning on your printer device.

So, this is how you can get your HP printer to use only black ink.

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  •   Alex
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