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HP Printer Alignment Failed- How to Resolve?

· Printer

Whenever we install or align new ink cartridges or printheads for the printer, an HP Printer Alignment Failed error may occur. Furthermore, “printer alignment unsuccessful” errors might occur due to the improper installation of cartridges or printheads.

Best Methods to Solve HP Printer Alignment Unsuccessful Error Message

Fix-1 Reset HP Printer

Turn OFF and then, ON the HP printer might resolve the Printer alignment failed error message.

  • Ensure that printer is turned ON at first.
  • Next, you are assumed to remove the power cable from the rear end of the printer.
  • Furthermore, eject the power cord from the power source.
  • Now, wait for at least 1 minute.
  • Make connections between the power cable to the wall outlet and the printer.

NOTE: We suggest connecting the printer directly to the power source.

If resetting the HP Printer inadequate to solve the problem, then proceed to the next action.

Fix-2 Clean HP Printer Ink Cartridge and Printhead Manually

If the HP Printer device inefficient to print black or color ink or print blank pages, it means printer alignment failed occurred. Here we are sharing the actions to clean the printhead manually to fix the problem.

  • Firstly, you require a glass container, a rough cloth, distilled lukewarm water, and paper napkins.
  • Wet paper napkins in the glass container and drain lukewarm water till it is two inches deep, as the paper napkins have to be fully swamped.
  • Promptly eliminate all the ink cartridges from the printhead by pressing the tab button to free it.
  • You advised installing the ink cartridges on the soaked paper napkins. Assure that the cartridges do not open outside for more than 30 minutes. 

Fix-3 Automated Printhead Cleaning Process

Yes, you perform an Automated Printhead Cleaning process while HP printer alignment unsuccessful errors occur.

  • First, place the plain white paper on the input tray.
  • Soon, on the printer control panel, you require to navigate and press the setup button.
  • Access Setup Menu, then choose the tools option, as it will present all the possible options in the Tools section.
  • Promptly you require to take the clean printhead option and then press OK.
  • The in-built tools inside the printer will function to clean the printhead.
  • Lastly, test the printer by printing a blank page if the problem persists, then try the method two more times. 

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