How to Align the Print Cartridges in HP DeskJet 1220 Printer

HP Deskjet 1220

Learn how to properly align the inkjet cartridges on your HP DeskJet 1220.

If you own an HP inkjet printer, it’s normal that once in a while, you’ll get a problem or error message popping out of your screen, telling you that it can’t print simply because your hp inkjet cartridges are not properly aligned in their cartridge tray. That’s why for today’s article, we’re going to teach you or name the steps namely for HP DeskJet 1220 Printer.

The HP DeskJet 1220 Printer is an excellent inkjet printer that delivers excellent photo, graphics quality, quiet operation at the most competitive price. According to, the HP DeskJet 1220 Printer “prints better and faster than its sibling, the 1120Cse. It’s also substantially faster than the similarly priced but sluggish Epson Stylus Photo 1200.”

Although this error isn’t most likely to occur, it’s better to know the basics rather than just not knowing anything at all.

How to Align the Print Cartridges in HP DeskJet 1220 Printer

  • Step 1 – Open your HP DeskJet 1220 ToolBox by double-clicking its icon on the desktop or by clicking Start > Programs > HP Deskjet 1220 > HP Deskjet 1220 Toolbox. If it is not present, reinstall the toolbox from the HP DeskJet 1220 Printer Software CD.
  • Step 2 – Choose the Printer Services tab and select Align Print Cartridges.
  • Step 3 – Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the cartridge alignment.

Source – HP DeskJet 1220 Printer Basic TroubleShooting

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