HP Printer Won't Recognize My New Ink Cartridge Tank

The ink installation errors are common in HP printers. The problems in recognizing new ink cartridges can be fixed quickly with the steps given on this page. Before starting the troubleshooting process, verify whether you have correctly installed the ink cartridges into the print head holder. Ensure that you have removed the protective tape from the new ink cartridge before installing it in the printer. If necessary, remove and reinstall the ink cartridge into the printer. If the problem persists, proceed with the troubleshooting steps mentioned below to fix HP printer won't recognize new ink cartridge issue.

Solution 1: Power cycle your HP printer

  • Without turning off the printer, you have to remove the power cord from the printer and the wall outlet.
  • Disconnect any USB cable connected to the printer.
  • Wait for at least 2 minutes and reconnect the power cord to the printer.
  • Connect the other end of the power cord to the electrical outlet and power up the printer.
  • Wait until the LEDs begin to flash and the power LED turns solid white or green.
  • This will fix the ink cartridge recognition problem.
  • If the problem persists, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2: Perform a hard reset

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