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Replacing Cartridges for HP LaserJet Pro CP1025 and CP1025nw Color Printers

This document is for the HP LaserJet Pro CP1025 and CP1025nw Color Printers.

This document contains steps to make sure that the new print cartridge is compatible with your HP product, and to replace an old print cartridge with a new one.

Cartridges types

Consult the following table to identify the correct cartridges for your area.

Region
Black cartridge
Cyan cartridge
Magenta cartridge
Yellow cartridge
The Americas
HP 126A Black
HP 126A Cyan
HP 126A Magenta
HP 126A Yellow
Europe
HP 126A Black
HP 126A Cyan
HP 126A Magenta
HP 126A Yellow
Middle East and Africa
HP 126A Black
HP 126A Cyan
HP 126A Magenta
HP 126A Yellow
Asia Pacific
HP 126A Black
HP 126A Cyan
HP 126A Magenta
HP 126A Yellow

To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.

If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Which cartridges you use might depend on your country/region. Follow these steps to purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

NOTE: For the United States only, go to the HP Home & Home Office Store .

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Replacing print cartridges

Follow these steps to replace a print cartridge.

Video of replacing a print cartridge

The following video demonstrates how to replace a print cartridge.

If you have trouble viewing the video or to view the video in a different size, click here to play the video on YouTube Non-HP site .

Step one: Check print cartridge compatibility

Before unpacking a new print cartridge, make sure that it is compatible with your HP product.

To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.

If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Which cartridges you use might depend on your country/region. Follow these steps to purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

NOTE: For the United States only, go to the HP Home & Home Office Store .

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Step two: Replace a print cartridge

CAUTION: If toner gets on any clothing, wipe it off with a dry cloth and wash the clothing in cold water. Hot water sets toner into the fabric.
  1. Press the Power button () to turn on the product.

  2. Close the print cartridge and rear doors, if they are not already closed.

    Figure 1: Close the print cartridge door

    Image: Close the print cartridge door.

    Figure 2: Close the rear door

    Image: Close the rear door.
  3. On the control panel, press the Print Cartridge button () that corresponds to the print cartridge you want to replace. The product makes noises while the print cartridge carousel rotates.

    CAUTION: Wait until the Print Cartridge light () stops flashing and the rotation sounds stop before proceeding to the next step.

    Figure 3: Press the print cartridge button

    Image: Press the print cartridge button.
  4. Open the print cartridge door.

    Figure 4: Open the print cartridge door

    Image: Open the print cartridge door.
  5. Grasp the handle on the print cartridge and then pull the print cartridge straight out to remove it. Put the old print cartridge aside.

    Figure 5: Remove the old print cartridge

    Image: Remove a print cartridge.
  6. Remove the new print cartridge from the packaging.

    Figure 6: Remove the print cartridge from its packaging

    Image: Remove the print cartridge from its packaging.
  7. Place the old print cartridge in the bag and box for recycling.

    Figure 7: Recycle the old print cartridge

    Image: Recycle the old print cartridge.
  8. Grasp both sides of the new print cartridge, and then gently rock the print cartridge to distribute the toner evenly inside.

    CAUTION: To prevent damage to the print cartridge, hold the print cartridge at each end. Do not touch the roller on the print cartridge.

    Figure 8: Gently rock the print cartridge

    Image: Gently rock the print cartridge.
  9. Remove the protective tape from the new print cartridge. Put the tab in the print cartridge box to return for recycling.

    Figure 9: Remove and recycle the protective tape

    Image: Remove and recycle the protective tape.
  10. Remove the protective shielding from the new print cartridge.

    Figure 10: Remove the shield

    Image: Remove the shield.
  11. Grasp the print cartridge by the center handle, and then insert the print cartridge into the correct slot.

    Figure 11: Insert the print cartridge into the correct slot

    Illustration: Insert the print cartridge  into the correct slot.
    Tip:
    Make sure that the color label on the print cartridge matches the color label in the carousel slot.
  12. Close the print cartridge door.

    When you close the print cartridge door, the Print Cartridge, Ready, and Attention lights flash. Allow up to three minutes for the product to calibrate.

    Figure 12: Close the print cartridge door

    Image: Close the print cartridge door.
  13. Repeat these steps for each print cartridge that you want to replace. Make sure you reinsert each print cartridge in its correct slot on the carousel.

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