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Ink Cartridge Problem

OfficeJet 4650
macOS 10.14 Mojave

Hello,

 

I have the HP Office Jet 4650, purchased in July, 2018, and I keep getting the message, even after removing and reinstalling the ink cartridges.

 

"Ink Cartridge Problem - Remove and reinstall the indicated ink cartridge, making sure it is correctly installed." 

 

I am part of the HP Instant Ink Program and have only inserted genuine HP ink sent to me.  I have cleaned the heads with a lint-free cloth.  I have to be honest, I'm getting awfully frustrated!  For a while, the printer would print one document at a time if I clicked the ink cartridges out and then put them back in for each new document sent (a big pain).  Now, it just won't print at all.  I'd appreciate some help.

 

Thank You.

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@3littlebirds, Welcome to the HP Support Community!

 

Which ink cartridge is indicated on the error message?

You may try inserting once ink cartridge at a time to identify the defective ink cartridge.

 

Let us try these steps to resolve this issue:

 

Reset the printer

  1. With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the rear of the printer.
  2. Wait at least 60 seconds.
  3. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the printer.
  4. Turn ON the printer, if it does not automatically turn on.
  5. Wait until the printer is idle and silent before you proceed.

Note: HP recommends connecting the printer directly to a wall outlet rather than a surge protector or a power strip.

 

Update the printer firmware

Click here to know different methods of updating printer firmware.

 

Also, perform step 3 mentioned in this document.

 

As the issue is related to Instant ink cartridges, I need more information to help you out.

 

Since the instant ink account details are confidential, please send me the required information via private message.

 

I am sending you a private message with the information required.

Let me know how this goes.

 

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I'm trying to send a private message with the information you requested, but I'm getting an error message saying the max amount of private messages have been sent.

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@3littlebirds

 

I have received your message and replied to the same. Kindly check your Inbox.

In order to access your private messages, click the private message icon on the upper right corner of your HP Forums profile, next to your profile Name or simply click on this link: https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/notes/privatenotespage

 

Keep me posted.

 

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