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How To Setup Hp Deskjet 1010 Printer?(Unboxing & Setting Up)

The procedure to unbox and how to Setup HP Deskjet 1010 printer are provided below.


  • After opening the printer box, check if the following accessories present inside it.
  • Power cord and power adapter
  • Black and tri-color cartridges
  • Cartridge card
  • Installation CD for both Mac and Windows
  • Hold the plastic bag and lift the printer out of the printer box.
  • Make sure to remove all the packing and protective materials from the outside of the printer.
  • Also, remove the packing materials in the cartridge access area of the printer.
How To Setup Hp Deskjet 1010 Printer?

Power connection

  • Untwist the power cable and connect it to the power adapter.
  • Find the purple color port at the rear side of the HP Deskjet 1010 printer and plug the power cable into it.
  • Attach the power cord to the power source.
  • On the front panel of the printer, hold the ON button to power up the printer.

Paper loading

  • Lift the printer’s paper tray and pull out the output tray extender.
  • Move the paper width guide to its extreme position.
  • Place enough white paper with the print side facing up in the paper tray.
  • Make sure to adjust the paper width guides as per the paper dimension to fit the paper correctly in the HP Deskjet 1010 printer’s paper tray.

Ink cartridge installation

  • Lower the ink cartridge access door.
  • Use scissors to remove the packing cover of the tri-color cartridge.
  • Place the tri-color cartridge in its slot correctly.
  • After removing the black cartridge from the package, insert it into its slot.
  • Note: Peel off the orange tape before cartridge installation.
  • Make sure to close the HP Deskjet 1010 printer’s ink cartridge door properly. click here for the Hp Printer installation Procedure

Ink Cartridge Alignment

  • The printer manufacturer recommends to install and run the HP alignment software to align the ink cartridges.
  • This will give the best quality print results.
  • Below are the instructions to align the ink cartridge on your Windows computer.
  • Once you install the HP printer software on the Windows computer, launch it by selecting the HP printer software from the Start menu.
  • After selecting the Maintain Your Printer option, navigate to the Devices Services tab and click the Align Ink Cartridges.
  • The printer aligns the ink cartridges and prints an alignment sheet.
  • Once you review the alignment sheet, proceed with the on-screen guidelines to finish the ink cartridges alignment.
  • To finish this process, click the Done button, and you can perform various printer functions on the HP Deskjet 1010 printer.
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