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How to turn off colour printing on hp 5520 printer

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SOURCE: Printer HP 3550 print only red colour

check the printer software color selection for correct setting

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SOURCE: not a colour printing

Please make sure that you are using the correct driver for this printer.

HP releases a monochrome (Black only) driver and a full driver.

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SOURCE: HP DeskJet 850c will not print colour

It could well be the printer head (the area where the cartridge locks into the printer) has gummed up contacts. Take a soft, lint-free cloth and wipe down gently wipe down the face of the contacts. Keep wiping until all residue is removed. Reinstall a color cartridge and then run the printer's software alignment utility (this is part of the software that comes with the printer).

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SOURCE: Why is my HP printer not printing Black in black.

may be the ink cartridge is empty/not working. remove and return then restart the printer. if empty u can buy a new one. if u are a risk taker buy the black ink then a seridge and a niddle then refill it.

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SOURCE: HP C7280 printer to print without replacing colour ink cartridge

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Printing very slow and black ink Looks off color

what you do with any inkjet is take all the carts out
so you eject the carts position then remove the mains

so its stays in park

slide a bit of sugar paper {blotting paper} under the cart head

then put a large bit of cotton wool into the colours cart housing
and soak it through with 30-50mL of IPA from the local chemist
and then fold it all shut and place a damp towel over the printer
too let it all soak in

then once you remove the cotton and put new carts it will work

most printers have a soak away for old ink if you have an inkjet you have well used and well then replace it with a modern 70 quid all singing all dancing model

so repair with IPA or replace with new

i prefer colour toner ...laser prints

Mar 26, 2015 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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How do I get my HP Photosmart 5520 series to print from the front as opposed to the queue?

Evelyn, I think you're a little confused, the print queue is created when the printer is in standby mode, or you're sending documents to print faster than the printer can deal with them.
Printing from the front, I assume, is from the front tray where the paper is.
When you send something to print, you see a little printer icon appear near the clock (bottom right), double click it and a window opens, click printer and if use printer offline has a tick at te side of it, click on it and it will release the print queue.

Mar 20, 2015 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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Why do my pictures have tiny black lines running vertically thru them when I print pictures?

If you have recently changed one or more of the cartridges you may need to align the print head, the following steps explain the process:
To align printer from the printer display
1. From the Home screen, touch the Settings icon, and then touch Tools.
2. On the Tools menu, touch the down arrow to scroll through the options, and then touch Align Printer.
3. Follow the instruction on the screen.
To align printer from the printer software
On Windows:
a. From the Start menu on your computer, click All Programs, click HP.
b. Click the HP Photosmart 5520 series folder, click HP Photosmart 5520 series.
c. Under Print, double-click Maintain Your Printer.
d. Under the Device Services tab, double-click Align Printheads.
These instructions were copied from the manual at the following link
If this doesn't fix the problem, you may like to check the HP support page for the 5520 at the following link ---> support hp com
Trust this helps, best regards Alan

Feb 11, 2015 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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My 5520 all in one printer does not print black

did you try cleaning the head? or a new cartridge?


Jul 14, 2014 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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Black not printing

Leave the print head ( not the whole cartridge!) soaking overnight in a little puddle of solvent e.g. print head cleaner or alcohol. This is much more effective than the printer clean program or a quick rub with a cotton bud.

Apr 16, 2013 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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Hp 5520 will not print from sdhc 16g card

From what I can tell from the specs, the 5520 works with MMC and SD cards, 2GB and smaller. It won't work with higher-capacity SDHC cards.

Mar 15, 2013 | HP Hewlett-Packard - Photosmart 5520...

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Hp 5520 will not print from sdhc card

From what I can tell from the specs, the 5520 works with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. It won't work with higher-capacity SDHC cards.

Mar 15, 2013 | HP Hewlett-Packard - Photosmart 5520...

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HP Photosmart 5520 wont print when pc is connected to router through ethernet and printer wireless

Have you tried a cold re-boot on printer PC and router worth a try first then check all are on-line and communicating Can you use the PC without the Ethernet cable or a direct cable to the printer just to set it up (Re-set up).

Regards David, more info may help all the bests.
Ps. my old HP is a pig at time but I never have to use the cable which is a good job as I can never find the thing...

Dec 25, 2017 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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Hp 5520 wireless printing

Please state what make/model printer you are using.

Aug 25, 2012 | HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One -...

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Prints only black

you must have turned your printer to "print in black mode only" by mistake.change the settings to "print in colour" in printer properties.

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