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Cannot print photos from photo tray. automatic paper sensor failed.

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It sounds like your regular paper area is your default (which is the standard setting). To change so that is prints from the photo paper tray, once you hit print, go into the (usually third) drop down menu (usually says Copies & Pages). Go into the summary menu, and you should be able to expand all of the various options.

Depending on which OS you have , either with the paper quality and type settings or the duplex settings, you should be able to select the tray the paper is in. Just click on the photo paper tray.

Another fast trick is to make sure that the paper is all the way into the tray so that the tray can "sense" it

Hope that helps........

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If your automatic paper sensor is failed then you have to do repairing by taking it to a repairing center. if it is under warranty period then you can do servicing for free.

http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html

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Make sure there is no paper pieces left inside the printer. Change the paper orientation. Reset the printer. If issue persist please post. Include your Printer's model number and the photo paper size/type that you are using.

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Issue An Automatic paper sensor failed. error message displays on the printer screen when the paper sensor is obstructed or damaged. Solution Follow the steps below to resolve this issue.

  1. Move the printer out of direct sunlight.
  2. Press the OK button.
  3. Try printing again.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

  • Ekse Jul 06, 2008

    If the problem is not solved, unplug the device for a while, make sure its not in sunlight. let it be for a hour or two. If the same error comes up you have to take the printer in for service.



    If you have warranty, repairs should be free.

  • Ekse Jul 06, 2008

    also check that noting is obstructing the sensors, you can also attempt to clean them.



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  2. Wait 30 seconds, and then plug the power cord into the back of the product.
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