The Officejet Pro 8500 printer prints blank pages issue can happen because of various reasons. To fix the HP Printer Printing Blank Pages problem, make use of genuine ink cartridges, change any defective or problematic cartridge, and try cleaning the printhead.
Solutions to resolve Officejet Pro 8500 printer printing blank pages
- Insert enough plain or unused papers into the input tray.
- Tap the – button present next to the Setup icon on the panel.
- Touch the right arrow button and choose Tools.
- Press the OK button and select Estimated Ink Levels.
- Verify if any of the cartridges are empty.
- Replace the empty cartridges with genuine ones that are compatible with the Officejet printer.
- Make use of the HP’s automated tool to clean the printhead.
- Service the Officejet printer if the error is not fixed.
Instructions to resolve Officejet Pro 8500 prints blank pages
It is always recommended to use cartridges that are genuine and compatible with the model of your Officejet Pro printer.
The reliability and quality of the incompatible cartridges are not guaranteed and might result in an HP Officejet pro 8500 prints blank pages issue in the printing process.
Try cleaning the printhead using an automated tool. Insert plain, white papers into the input tray. Tap the – button that is available next to the Setup icon on the control panel of the printer.
Touch the right arrow button and choose the Tools option. Press the OK button and tap the right arrow key. Click the Clean Printhead option and tap the OK button.
The Officejet 5255 printer starts the cleaning process. Once it is completed, confirm if the problem has been rectified. Print a test page and review it.
Verify the color and black texts that are present on the test page. If there is any problem with the black text, it indicates that there is a problem with the black cartridge.
There is an issue with the color cartridge if you identify any defect in the colored text. Replace the problematic cartridge, place papers in the input tray.
Locate the Power button on the Officejet Pro 8500 printer to turn it on. Open the cartridge access door and do not proceed until the carriage does not make any noise. Slightly press on the black or colored cartridge to remove it from the slot.
Open the packaging cover and remove the cartridge. Pull the tab to discard the plastic tape. Match the color label with the color code present on the slot.
Place the cartridge into its right slot and push it forward until it fixes into place. Close the access door and align the ink cartridges. Check if the HP Officejet pro 8500 prints blank pages problem has been rectified, else service your Officejet 5255 printer from the authorized service centers.