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We would like to share some of the most frequently asked questions about Instant Ink. Check out this link: HP INSTANT INK, HP+ PLANS: INK AND TONER. .
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DeskJet 2742e

I signed up for my free ink that came with my new 

HP DeskJet 2742e All‑in‑One Printer it said only 2 months free the promotion was for 6 with hp+

Signed up for hp+ still only 2 month, my 7 days were up today so i finished enrolling. Is there a way to get my other 4 months?

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Welcome to the HP Community.


If you do / did sign up for HP+ service


If the extended Instant Ink Trial offer is not yet available,


Contact Instant Ink Support and ask for help


Wait here for an agent to find / respond to your question(s).



Things that are Instant Ink



If you have not opened the site for a while, know that the website has been updated..

Clear your browser cache for both hpconnected and instantink


Instant Ink Support Website

HP Instant Ink - Support, Information, Enroll, FAQ, Terms of Service / Contract

Not your home site?  Click the Flag to change to your region.


Click on FAQ

For example,


  • Read Check to see if your HP printer works with Instant Ink
  • Change or cancel anytime link is located in the “tiny print” area at the bottom of the website (USA)



Need Help?  Contact Support - Options

  1. Enrolled in Instant Ink?  >> Check for Support contact options in your Instant Ink Account.
  2. Contact>> HP Instant Ink Support   NOTES:  Select Your Region // Hours are as listed at the site.
  3. The Terms of Service contract provides contact information, usually in the very first section.



READ the all-important Terms of Service Contract > Scroll to the bottom of the Instant Ink website  – in the “tiny print” area (bottom of the main web page), look for and click on the link for instantink.hpconnected.com/terms



Examples of the Terms of Service Contract for various regions

 Instant Ink - Terms of Service - USA

 Instant Ink – Terms of Service - UK


Instant Ink - Terms of Service - Ireland





For those reading:


What is Instant Ink?

Instant Ink is a Print-by-Page subscription model that provides as much ink as needed for the selected "page" plan.

The information you need is included at the Instant Ink Website for your region.


HP+ is related to Instant Ink in the sense that signing up for HP+ provides for an Extended Trial period of the Instant Ink subscription 


The subscription (or Trial) to Instant Ink is NOT mandatory to sign up for HP+.


Signing up for HP+ is required to qualify for the extended Trial to the Instant Ink subscription.


HP+ - What is it and how does it work?  What about the Extended Trial for Instant Ink?


Look on the box - See the notice "6 months with HP+"


For the extended trial, opt (choose / sign up) for HP+ service to be eligible for the extended 6 month Instant Ink offer.



HP+ is NOT Instant Ink - the two are related in the sense that the Instant Ink Trial period is extended when you opt (choose) HP+ service.


There are other limitations, benefits, responsibilities when you choose HP+ service.


For example, at this writing, HP+:

  • HP+ includes an extended (longer) Warranty on your printer
  • Requires that you always use HP genuine ink cartridges in the printer - Again, this is not "Instant Ink" - the requirement is that you use HP branded ink
  • The printer must be connected to the Internet to allow monitoring by the HP+ Service
  • HP+ service includes Concierge Service - with extra setup help and assistance


HP+ Printing – Website / Information / FAQ


“Print Anywhere App” Supported on Select Printers

  HP Printers - Print Anywhere with the HP Smart App

  1. Use Print Anywhere

Partial Excerpt:  Share your printer: Allow others to send remote print jobs to your Print Anywhere printer. Enable Private Pickup (HP+ printers only) to hold the print job until the person who sent it is near the printer.




After the printer is registered with HP+,

If you wish to do so > Subscribe to the Instant Ink (Trial) plan of your choice.

  • Contact Instant Ink Support and ask for help.


Contact Information - "Get Help"


If you sign up for HP+


If you need help with HP+

Contact HP+ Concierge Help




HP Printer Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories:  Alerts, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Manuals > User Guides, Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

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