Paper Won’t Feed through HP Printer [Solved]

The paper won’t feed through HP printer problem can be fixed using the solutions we will share in this article.

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How Do I Fix The Paper Feed On My HP Printer? [Solved]

If the paper won’t feed through your HP printer, there are several solutions you can use to fix this problem. Since this problem is the same as the HP printer not picking up paper problem, we recommend that you read this article: HP Printer Not Picking UP Paper [Solved] carefully. The solutions discussed in that article will also fix the problem of paper not feeding through your HP printer.

You can also use the solutions shared in the article we just linked if photo paper won’t feed through your HP printer.

How to Feed Photo Paper into HP Printer – Paper Won’t Feed through HP Printer 

To feed photo paper into an HP printer, follow the instructions below that apply to your HP printer model and paper size.

1. How to Feed Photo Paper into HP Photosmart 5510 Printer

To feed photo paper into HP Photosmart 5510 printer, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s paper tray door.

Step 2: Pull the tray out.

Step 3: Pull out your printer’s tray paper width guides completely.

Step 4: Load the photo paper stack into your printer’s paper tray. Ensure that the paper’s short edge is facing your printer while the glossy or print side faces down the tray.

Step 5: Push the paper stack completely into your printer’s paper tray.

Step 6: Move the width guides to rest on the sides of the stack.

Step 7: Close your printer’s paper tray door.

Step 8: Open the extender of your printer’s paper tray.

2. How to Feed Photo Paper into HP Deskjet 2540, 1510, Deskjet Ink Advantage 2540, and 1510 Printers

To feed photo paper into HP Deskjet 2540, 1510, Deskjet Ink Advantage 2540, and 1510 printers, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Lift your printer’s input tray.

Step 2: Lower your printer’s output tray.

Step 3: Pull the extender of the tray from your printer.

Step 4: Load the photo paper stack into your printer’s paper tray. Ensure that the paper’s short edge is facing your printer while the print side faces down the tray.

Important: If the paper in use comes with perforated tabs, place the paper into your printer in a way that the perforated tabs face the top.

Step 5: Move the tray’s paper width guides until they are resting on the sides of the stack.

Important: Ensure that you don’t leave behind any sheet of paper in your printer’s input tray once you are done printing. This is necessary to prevent the paper quality from deteriorating. Therefore, ensure that you store the paper according to the storage requirements.

Step 6: Close your printer’s paper tray door.

Step 8: Open the extender of your printer’s paper tray.

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3. How to Feed Photo Paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm)) into HP Photosmart 8450, 8150, 7900, 7700, or 7600 Printer

To feed photo paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm)) into HP Photosmart 8450, 8150, 7900, 7700, or 7600 printer, do the steps below:

Step 1: Pull the slider of your printer’s photo tray out until it can’t go any further. With this action, you have successfully disengaged the tray.

Step 2: Raise your printer’s paper catch.

Step 3: Pull the length guide of your printer’s photo tray width guide completely.

Step 4: Load 15 photo paper sheets into the tray. Ensure that the print side is face down in the tray. If the paper in use has tabs, insert the tabbed paper in a way that the tab enters the paper last.

Step 5: Bring down your printer’s paper catch.

Step 6: Move forward the slider of your printer’s photo tray completely.

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4. How to feed Photo Paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm)) into HP Photosmart 8050, 7850, 7450, and 7260 Photo Cassette

Do the steps below to feed photo paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) into HP Photosmart 8050, 7850, 7450, and 7260 photo cassette:

Step 1: Lift your printer’s top cover.

Step 2: Take the photo cassata out of its sheath.

Step 3: Load a maximum of 15 photo paper sheets into the cassette. Ensure that the print side faces down. If you are using a paper with tabs, ensure that the edge with the tabs enters the photo cassette first.

Step 4: Raise your printer’s main cover.

Step 5: Move the width guide leftward until it can move further.

Step 6: Raise your printer’s Out tray.

Step 7: Take out any sheet of paper in the Out tray.

Step 8: Place the cassette in the tray’s far-right corner.

Step 9: Slide the cassette gently into your printer. Ensure that it is firmly in its place.

Step 10: Return your printer’s Out tray to its original position.

Step 11: Move the width guide rightward to support the cassette.  

Step 12: Close your printer’s main cover.

5. How to feed Photo paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) into HP Photosmart 245 or 145 Printer

To feed photo paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) into HP Photosmart 245 or 145 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s paper tray door.

Step 2: Push down the door until it won’t go any further.

Step 3: Load a paper stack on the tray.

Step 4: Slide the paper stack under the output guide.

Important: Ensure that the paper’s print or glossy side faces up in the tray.

Step 5: Adjust the tray’s paper width guide to secure the paper stack below the output guide.

6. How to feed Photo Paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm)) into HP Photosmart 375 or 325 Printer

To feed photo paper (4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm)) into HP Photosmart 375 or 325 printers, do these steps:

Step 1: Turn your HP printer on.

Your printer’s front out and rear paper trays should open once your printer is powered on. In case these trays fail to open automatically, then you need to open the trays manually. To do this, pull on the elevated tabs on the trays’ panels.

Step 2: Load your photo paper into the tray. Ensure that the print side faces your printer’s front side. The tab should be on top (if your paper has such).