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I have a wireless Envy 5540 all in one printer that suddenly stopping printed in black and white.

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Hi,  I have an Envy 5540 Printer that suddenly won't print out any black ink.  Cartridge is fine and genuine HP.  Color prints out fine.  I tried monkeying around with settings and even reinstalled the printer.    It's a wireless printer that shows it's online and does work but only prints in color.  Can anyone help advise?   Maybe I need to reset the settings?   Even if I check off black and white printing nothing is output except in color.      Thank you in advance!   

 

 

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@Keshira

Thank you for joining the HP Support Community

 

To provide you with an accurate solution, I'll need a few more details:

Is the copy working fine?

 

If the copy is working fine, follow the below steps to remove the printer and add the printer as AirPrint.

 

Step 1: Remove multiple printers from the printer list

 

Check for multiple devices in the Printers list, and then remove any extra entries other than one in idle status.

  1. Search the Mac for Print, and then click Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners in the list of results.

  2. Find the printer names that match your printer from the list of devices.

    Figure : Printers and Scanner window with multiple names of a printer in the list

     Printers and Scanner window with multiple names of HP Photosmart 7520 printers shown  in the list
  3. If you see multiple printer queues for the same printer, remove all extra printers by selecting them one at a time, and then clicking the minus button  at the bottom of the list. Leave one 'idle' printer in the list that matches your printer if available and use this printer as the Default printer.

  4. Try printing again.

    • If the printer prints, you can stop troubleshooting.

    • If the printer remains offline or displays an error, continue to the next step.

Step 2: Delete the existing print queue and add the printer

Remove the printer queue from the list of printers, and then add it again. Doing so creates a new printing session.

  1. Make sure your Mac is connected to the Internet.

  2. In the Printers list, click your HP printer, and then click the Minus button  to delete it.

  3. Click the Add button .

  4. Find and select the name of your printer from the Printer list, and then click Add to add your printer. Do not select an HP Fax driver.

    Figure : Example of the printer selection list

    Image: The Add window showing a selection of printers with one model selected.
  5. Click Print Using or Use.

  6. Select the name of your printer (if available) or AirPrint.

    Figure : Menu showing AirPrint selected

    Image: Menu showing AirPrint selected

    Your new printer queue displays in the Printers list in an Idle status .

    Figure : Example of a newly added printer in the Printers & Scanners list

    Image: The printers and scanners windows with one printer in the printers list
  7. Try printing again.

If you are facing the same issue while making a copy, follow the below document.

 

Click here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-envy-5540-all-in-one-printer-series/5447939/document/c047271...

 

Keep me posted, how it goes!

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