Follow these steps to install a print cartridge:
Verify that the printer is turned on.
Load Letter or A4 plain, white paper in the In tray.
Open the printer cover.
Wait until the print cartridge cradle moves to the right side of the printer and is idle
Press down on the print cartridge, and then slide it out of the print cartridge cradle.
Remove the replacement print cartridge from its packaging and carefully remove
the plastic tape.
HP Deskjet 5700 Series
Do not touch the print cartridge ink nozzles or copper contacts.
Touching these parts will result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical
connections. Do not remove the copper strips. They are required electrical
Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing
toward the printer.
Slide the print cartridge at a slight upward angle into the cradle until the cartridge
snaps into place.
Close the printer cover.
The printer automatically prints a calibration page.
For information about storing print cartridges, see
Storing print cartridges
For information about recycling empty print cartridges, see
Print cartridge recovery
Keep both new and used print cartridges out of the reach of children.