HP Officejet pro 8500a prints blank pages
If the printer has very low ink level, the HP Officejet pro 8500a prints blank pages. Critically low ink level ink cartridge needs to be replaced. A Faulty ink cartridge can also be the reason for the issue. Use the solutions given below to resolve it.
Quick steps to resolve HP Officejet Pro 8500a prints blank pages
- Use authentic ink cartridges that are compatible with the printer model.
- Verify the estimated ink level on the ink cartridge.
- Replace the ink cartridges with a new one.
- Align the ink cartridges to get the best quality printouts.
- Utilize the automated tool to wipe the printhead
- Find the problematic ink cartridge and replace it with a new one.
- Try to print in backup mode
Brief solutions to fix HP Officejet Pro 8500a prints a blank page
Insert plain paper into the paper tray. Adjust the paper width guides on the input tray to their farthest positions. Tap the Minus button adjacent to the Setup icon.
Click the Tools option and tap OK. Choose the Estimated Ink levels option and tap OK. If the ink level is very low, replace the ink cartridge with a new one.
Press the Power button on the HP printer to turn on. Raise the cartridge door. Refrain from proceeding until the cartridge is inactive.
Press on top of the cartridge to release it. Remove the ink cartridge to remove it out of the slot. Ensure that you don’t touch the copper contacts or ink nozzles for best resolving of HP Officejet pro 8500a prints blank pages.
Hold either side of the ink cartridge with the nozzles of the printer and install the cartridge into its slots. Ensure that the cartridge icon is similar to the icon slot.
Install the tri-color ink cartridge into the left side of the slot and black ink cartridge into the right side of the slot. Press the cartridge into its slot and press until it snaps into place.
Close the door. If the printhead is clogged, run an automated tool to clean the printhead.
Load plain sheets of paper into the input tray. Tap Setup on the left corner of the control panel. Tap Tools -> OK. Click Clean Printhead and tap OK.
The printer starts the cleaning process. View the test page to view the print quality. If the quality is unsatisfactory, clean the printhead several times.
Find the problematic ink cartridge to replace it with a new one. View the test page that you have printed. If you view any black texts on the page, the black cartridge is the issue.
If you view any color texts on the page, the tri-color ink cartridge is the problem.
If you need to print instantly and the printouts quality is not an issue, it is easy to print on backup mode by fixing HP Officejet pro 8500a prints blank pages.