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The photo tray

When I want to print photos using 4 X 6 photo paper the tray isn't moving and the photo is printin on the 8 X 11 paper even if I take out all of the paper. It used to work. Please advise.

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  • abstan Nov 10, 2008

    The loader for the 4by6 paper does not return to the loading position????

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Go to printer then right click and select printer preferences. Under the tab features make sure beside paper source it says select automatically

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Hp c6180 won't print from 4x6 photo paper tray


If you put regular paper in the tray as it is asking does the printer use the regular paper to print the picture? If so, be sure the 4x6 photo paper tray (with photo paper) is pushed all the way in, and when you select print there should be an option (probably hidden in a submenu) to select the photo tray as the paper source. If you are printing from Adobe Acrobat, I have not found a reliable way to get the c6180 to use the photo paper tray. I hope this helps.

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HP Photosmart C6100 All-in-One


Just click below;


Set Up the Printer Hardware
Remove packing materials, check contents of the box, connect the power cord, set the menus, load paper, and install the print cartridges. s.gif » Product Specifications
Minimum system requirements, connectivity, print cartridges, specifications for print, copy, paper, print margins, paper tray capacity, memory card, scan, physical size, power, and ... s.gif » Printing Instructions for 4 x 12 and 5 x 7 Inch Paper
Generic printing instructions. s.gif » Creating Borderless Photo Prints with the HP All-in-One Software
... 4 by 6-inch photo paper with tab (snapshot paper) ... Remove the paper from the paper tray and load the snapshot paper. Insert tabbed paper with the perforated, tear-off ... Click Photo Prints . The HP Photo Prints window will appear. ..
hope this may help;

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Using Lex. 4'x6" paper, my 901 is not


To properly lay the 4 X 6 in paper in the tray, please follow the steps below:
  • Pull tray completely out of the printer.
  • Move the paper guides to the sides of tray.
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  • Use the photo paper outline on the bottom of the tray to help you position your paper.
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  • Load your paper.
  • Adjust the paper guides to rest gently against the left, right, and bottom edges of the photo paper.
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  • Insert the tray.
Make sure the correct print setting is configured before printing your file. With your file open, click File > Print > Properties > From the Paper Size list of the Print Setup tab, select 4 X 6 in. Click OK to save the setting. Click OK again to print your file.

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I have a photosmart 8250 using iphoto, how do I print 3x5 using 3x5 tray?


Set the default printer driver settings to print 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) photos
  1. Make sure 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) photo paper is loaded into the photo tray. NOTE: The Photo Tray light on the printer does not have to be lit when printing from a computer.
  2. Click Start and then click Control Panel .
  3. Click Printers and Faxes .
  4. Right-click the icon for the HP Photosmart 8200 Series and select Printing Preferences .
  5. On the Paper/Quality tab, select 4x6 or 4x6 with tab from the Size is drop-down menu (under Paper Options).
  6. Make sure that the Source is box is set to Photo tray .
  7. Click the Borderless Printing box if borderless prints are desired.
  8. Click Apply and then click OK .
  9. Open the software program you wish to use and set up the pictures you want to print. Make sure to select a 4x6 inch layout for the photos within the software program before you print from the software program.

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I have a MAC OS 10.4.11 and an HP Photosmart 3210 all in one. I use Iphoto and have been trying to print a 4 x 6 photo from Iphoto directly to printer. No matter what I try the photo tray does not engage...


I haven't been able to make it work from photo tray either but I do put photo paper in main tray and change settings in Iphoto accordingly and print pics that way.

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HP photosmart 8250 wont print from photo tray.


Follow these steps in the order presented to resolve the issue. Step one: Reset the product
  1. While the product is still on, disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
  2. Wait 30 seconds, and then plug the power cord into the back of the product.
  3. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the On (c01453128.gif ) button.
Step two: Check the condition of the paper and reload it
  1. Lift the photo tray lid.
  2. Slide the paper width guide all the way to the left.
  3. Remove the paper from the tray.
  4. Replace any ripped, dusty, wrinkled, or bent paper.
  5. Make sure that the stack of paper contains only one type of paper.
  6. Tap the paper stack on a flat surface to align the edges.
  7. Load photo paper with the print side down and short edge first into the photo tray. Slide the stack of photo paper forward until it stops. NOTE: If the photo paper has perforated tabs, load the photo paper so that the tabs are facing away from the product.
  8. Slide the paper width guide snugly against the paper. NOTE: Do not overload the photo tray. Make sure the stack of photo paper fits within the photo tray and is no higher than the top of the paper width guide.
  9. Lower the photo tray lid.
  10. Extend the paper catch.
  11. Try to print the job one more time.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , see the next step.
Step three: Choose the photo tray in the print driver settings
  1. Open the document to print.
  2. Click File , and then click Print . The Print window opens.
  3. Click Properties . The Properties window opens.
  4. Click Printing Shortcuts , and then click the shortcut you want to use.
  5. From the Paper source drop down list, click the paper source.
  6. From the Size is drop down list, click the paper size.
  7. From the Type is drop down list, click the paper type.
  8. Click OK , and then click OK again to print the document.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , try the following Workaround.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , see the next step.
Step four: Service the printer If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Printing Photos on Photo Paper


Ensure u are placing the paper in the photo tray..
if u r printing from the memory card which is inserted in the printer..ensure that the PHOTO BUTTON on the printer is on..
You can also try to reset the printer by going to the SETTINGS/TOOLS menu (RENCH SYMBOL) and then look for the Factory Restore (Might be under "Preferences")

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Size of Printer


18cm height
50cm long ( includes the duplex machine attached at back and print tray.)
Altogether its an ok printer for small work.
Very good for taking prints of photos directlly from ur SDcard without even turning the pc on.
Printing quality is good but for me its too expensive to gt lot of photos............
For general everyday use, this is really good. bt theres duplex instead of the scanner and anywy I
have a separate scanner.
Colour CD/DVD printin possible..cnt say much abt that

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Photos in Mac's iPhoto will not print from the photo paper tray. They always print on paper in the main paper tray (this is on an HP C7280 printer). I had an HP Photosmart 8250 and it was the same with...


This is an older post, but it appeared to be unanswered. In iPhoto once a photo is selected, you hit "Print" at the bottom right. A preview screen with options comes up. Once the correct options there are chosen, you need to hit print again - but it does not print yet. Instead a second "Print" window opens. In the middle of this window there is an "iPhoto" button with arrow buttons on the right. The arrow buttons open a drop down menu. Choose "Paper/Paper Quality" from that menu, and it will give you a button for "Source." The arrow buttons on the right of the "Source" button allow you to choose "Photo Tray."
Once it's changed, you don't need to redo it each time you print an additional photo, since iPhoto reverts to "Last Used Settings." But as a shortcut for future sessions, you can save these settings using the "Preset" button located at the top of the second "Print" window (the window where the "iPhoto" button is located). I used "Photo Tray" in the description so it would be obvious, since I don't print pictures every day.

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Best results will be if the paper you are using is designed for use in this machine and you print with the driver knowing paper type and using a direct flat paper path

Use The bypass tray (and you can also use face up delivery tray ) and make sure you tell printer what paper type it is using ie control panel, printers, preferences, paper type set to photo/gloosy or even card stock if it is thick.

Ensure feed rollers are clean, and paper is good quality

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