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How to switch photosmart to just print in black

How to switch photosmart C5180 to just print in black and white?

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In order to print in only black and white, you have to set the setting on your computer in your printer settings or printer setup.

In your control panel on your computer find your printers, then right click your printer and click properties. From here you want to find the printing preferences. Within the preferences screen there should be a Quality section or Paper/Quality section, that one usually lets you specify the color.

Another option would be to pull out the color ink cartridges from your printer, that would remove all doubt of what will print.

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Go to the printer properties and open the tab. there will be a place to check black print only. Save your changes. You will have to uncheck it if you ever want to print color.

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alternative solution is that before you print please open the flap of the printer where the heads are and remove the color cartridge.. then print it will give you a warning saying that printing in reserve mode but ignore this warnings

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