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Our HP Officejet 6210 All-in One is printing only black and white. The test page prints color blocks. Is there a setting that I can adjust?

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Yes when you give print command you can choose the option in printer propertis colour mode instead of grayscale.

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The printer won't print. It says replace the color ink cartridge. All I want to do is print black and white.


You can only use the black ink cartridge without the color ink. But no need to replace them in your printer.
When you print just choose black and white for the printed text must be black not colored. But if you still received such notification...just try to replace the color ink cartridge to continue printing
Note: As per my experience. printer with exclusive black ink alone will damage the printer easily due to unbalance printing of ink

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I have a hp 2575 printer, i need to know how to print with out color cartridge. I keep getting error code to remove color cartridge


that's not the right way too remove color. in your printing. put back all the colored cartridge you remove. go to printer properties. > settings > color management or details > then find the button that indicates that will like to print in a black and white scale. do not remove the colored cartridge.

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Printer full of ink, but will pring pages either blank of with smeared ink.


Follow these steps to check the print settings for your print job.
  1. In the software program you are trying to print from, click File and then click Print . The Print dialog box opens.
  2. Select your product, and then click Properties . The printer Properties dialog box opens.
  3. Click the Printing shortcuts tab.
  4. Under Printing shortcuts , click the type of job you are trying to print.
  5. Review the following options, and then make any necessary changes.
    • Paper size : Make sure that the selected option matches your paper size.
    • Paper type : If one of the options matches your paper type exactly, select that option.
    • Print quality : If you are not satisfied with your printed page quality, or want more densely printed prints, increase the print quality. To print more quickly, or for lighter prints, decrease the print quality.
  6. Click the Features tab.
  7. Check the Print in Grayscale setting
    • If you are trying to print in color, select Color Options , and then make sure that Print in Grayscale is not selected.
    • If you are printing a black and white image, select Print in Grayscale to fix streaking in black areas.
  8. Click OK , and then click OK again to start the print job.
Make sure the printer is loaded with unused white paper.
Open HP Solution Center , then click Settings , then Printer Toolbox .
Select the Services tab.
Click Print PQ (print quality) Diagnostic Page .

Make sure the printer is loaded with unused white paper.
Open HP Solution Center , then click Settings , then Printer Toolbox .
Select the Services tab, then click A- Click Align Printheads or
B- Click Clean Printheads .
C- Click Calibrate Linefeed .

If, after repeated printhead cleaning, the Print Quality Diagnostic page shows white lines across the color blocks in Test Pattern 2 (but no white lines in the gray blocks in Test Pattern 3), one or both of the printheads will have to be replaced. The Print Quality Diagnostic page shows which printhead should be replaced.









Try using the HP Scan Diagnostic Utility in Windows - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

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The HP 6300 Officejet printer at my office will print black just fine, but will not print a drop of color. Even the on the test page the color sections are either blank or pale grayscale.


This is one of three problems. The ink cartridge is overfilled, it needs cleaning or alignment, or it is dried out and you need to purchase a new cartridge. If it is dried out, you cannot refill it. The sponge inside is dry and cannot be fixed. Another problem could be in your printer settings. Did you check to make sure that your setting are not on grayscale (black cartridge only). To do this, when you go to print, click File - Print - then click Properties. There should be a tab in that area that will tell you if it is on black ink only. Try to make sure the cartridges are clean and/or replace them. This usually fixes the problem. Cheers.

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HP Officejet 6210 All-in-One: Black Ink Copy Problem


i've fixed a simular issue recently, it could be your print head has developed a issue\blockage for the nossles for the black ink tank, it could be mixing colours from word but a black white copy will just use the black ink, try removing the head and using isopropol on a qtip to clean the head for the black only.......

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HP Officejet 7110 won't print black and white w/o color cartridge. I never print in color; yet the machine will not print in just black and white without having a color cartridge with ink in it. Why would...


I've used HP Inkjet/Officejet printers for years. Many HP inkjet printers also use the color cartridges to some extent to create 'black' in slightly different shades, that can be un-noticeable to the eye.
To print using only black ink, try doing as follows:

When you click on 'Print' from your browser, the printer properties (or preferences) page opens.
You must first set the printer to not print in color (color is the default setting). Then you must set the printer to use 'black ink only' by using the 'advanced settings' as follows:
1. In most browsers there will be a box on the lower right of the printer properties page that says 'advanced'.
2. Click on that box to get the advanced settings page to open.
3. Once open, the feature you need to check is called 'print in grayscale'. (It is usually at the top of the list) It is set to 'off' by default. Just click on it and a menu box drops down and one of the choices is 'Black Ink Only'.
4. Click on that and then 'save' or 'apply' those settings.

Then your printer should be using black ink only.
You will probably have to set that each time you want to start a new printing job, as the default settings on these printers are tilted toward using the color cartridges in order to sell you more colored ink.
Also, if you are using Windows 10 and the 'Edge Browser' that comes with it, you cannot get to the 'grayscale' option. So either use a 3rd party browser, or use good old Internet Explorer, (which is still included in Windows 10) to open and get to the page you are trying to print.
I hope this helps. If not, go to HP.com and type in the model number of your printer and then do a search from there for detailed instructions for your printer model (which might be slightly different than what I have shared here.

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The printer prints fine in black, but will not print in color.


try to make a color copy from the all-in-one and if it prints good, then try to print a test page from the computer and check whether the color is printing or not, if the color is printed then check whether the print in grayscale option is enabled or not, if it is enabled please disable it.

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Customizing printing


Hi rahul,

When you press print a print page setup page popup. You can set it up to always print in bw or just for that particular session.

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Got to be Cartridge, print head within this cartridge that is full, is block/busted,

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