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Prints in color even though "Black & White" is chosen

HP OfficeJet Pro 8715



I want to print black ink only (all color cartridges are full). I have followed all instructions I can find, and select "Black and White only". It still prints in color. How do I get my printer to print only black ink?


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Prints in color even though "Black & White" is chosen



Welcome to HP Forums. This is a great place to get support, find answers and tips.


I understand that you would like to Print in Black only.


I'd like to help.


Are you trying to Print from a Windows PC or iOS computer?


If you are using a Windows PC, try these Steps.


- Go to devices and printers.

- Right, click OfficeJet Pro 8715.

- Select printer preferences.

- Click advance button.

- Go to printer features.

- Click print in greyscale and from the drop-down select Black ink only.




- Go devices and printer.

- Right, click OfficeJet Pro 8715.

- Select printer properties.

- Go to device settings tab.

- And select the print color to black.


Please find the picture attached below.



Let me know how it goes.


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