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 maintain
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,
protect the ink supply area from dirt and dust and store it in the
same environment as the printer. The valve in the ink supply port
is designed to contain any excess ink, but do not touch the ink
supply port or surrounding area. Always store ink cartridges with
the label facing up; do not store cartridges upside-down.