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Shipment processing?

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Hi so I just got my new printer and using the low volume cartridges it came with. Due to a printing issue I have had to print a number of prints to rectify an issue meaning the colour cartridge is already low. The ink status on my account just shows shipment processing.


I have no idea what this means. Cartridges on order? Has the printer notified HP it needs ink? It would be good to have some sort of confirmation  the printer has requested ink.


Can someone confirm this for me please. 


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Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Community,


Normally, the Instant Ink program would auto-detect the low ink and ship a replacement cartridge, only when the printer isn't constantly connected to the internet or there are connection issues, is when that doesn't happen.


Your HP Instant Ink account page contains the data on past deliveries and estimated shipments.  

It also helps you understand what state your cartridges are in based on HP's data,  

Any issues will be shown with its solution using a step by step approach, to make it easier for you!


Do you see a tracking# generated? You'll find the shipment details on your Instant Ink account Page. Once you login, click on the "Ink Shipment" located on the left side of the screen. 


Please send us a private message with your Instant Ink account details or you may also respond to the private message I've sent out and I'll help you out, accordingly. 


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The "shipment processing" shows up when a shipment has been triggered but prior to a tracking number being available.  It usually takes 3-5 days to populate the tracking number but your shipment is processing and will be shipped soon.

Hope that helps.


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