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Loading Paper and Envelopes for HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2020hc All-in-One Printer Series

Introduction

This document provides instructions for loading plain paper, photo paper, and envelopes into the printer.

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Loading plain paper

Use the following steps to load paper in the printer.

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  1. Raise the input tray.

    Figure 1: Raise the input tray

    Image: Raise the input tray
  2. Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender.

    Figure 2: Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender

    Image: Lower the output tray and pull out the tray extender
  3. Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.

    Figure 3: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position

    Image: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position
  4. Load a stack of U.S. letter or A4 size paper into the input tray, with the short edge first and the print side facing up. Slide the stack of paper in until it stops.

    Figure 4: Load paper

    Image: Load paper
  5. Slide the paper width guide in until it rests against the edge of the paper.

    Figure 5: Slide the paper width guide inward

    Image: Slide in the paper width guide

Loading photo paper

Use the following steps to load photo paper in the printer.

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  1. Raise the input tray.

    Figure 6: Raise the input tray

    Image: Raise the input tray
  2. Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender.

    Figure 7: Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender

    Image: Lower the output tray and pull out the tray extender
  3. Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.

    Figure 8: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position

    Image: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position
  4. Load a stack of photo paper into the input tray with the short edge down and print side up. Slide the stack of paper in until it stops.

    NOTE: If the photo paper you are using has perforated tabs, load the paper so that the tabs are on top.
  5. Slide the paper width guide inward until it stops at the edge of the paper.

    Figure 9: Load photo paper, and then slide the paper width guide inward

    Image: Load photo paper and then slide paper width guide in
    NOTE: Do not leave any photo paper in the input tray after you finish printing, as the quality of the paper might deteriorate. Store photo paper in a sealed bag in a cool, dark place.

Loading envelopes

Use the following steps to load envelopes in the printer.

NOTE: You can load one or more envelopes in the tray, but do not load more than five envelopes at a time. Do not use shiny or embossed envelopes or envelopes that have clasps or windows.

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  1. Raise the input tray.

    Figure 10: Raise the input tray

    Image: Raise the input tray
  2. Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender.

    Figure 11: Lower the output tray, and then pull out the tray extender

    Image: Lower the output tray and pull out the tray extender
  3. Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.

    Figure 12: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position

    Image: Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position
  4. Load one or more envelopes into the far-right side of the input tray with the print side facing up and with the flap on the left.

  5. Slide the paper width guide inward until it stops at the edge of the envelopes.

    Figure 13: Load envelopes, and then slide the paper width guide inward

    Image: Load envelopes, and then slide the paper width guide inward

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