you have your replacement cartridges handy before you begin. You
must install new cartridges immediately after removing the old
Leave your old cartridges in the printer
until you are ready to replace them to prevent the print head
nozzles from drying out. Do not open ink cartridge packages until
you are ready to install the ink. Cartridges are vacuum packed to
If you remove a low or expended ink cartridge, you
cannot re-install and use the cartridge.
If you remove an ink cartridge for later
use, recap the ink cartridge using the cap that came with it to
prevent the ink from drying out and to protect the surrounding area
from getting smeared by ink. Store the ink cartridge in the same
environment as the product. Do not leave the product with the ink
cartridges removed for an extended period of time. Otherwise, ink
remaining in the print head nozzles may dry out and you may not be
able to print.