How to Check the Ink Levels in an HP 1220 Printer

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How to Check the Ink Levels in an HP 1220 Printer
Check the ink levels of your printer with ease (dun cat - printer image by Maria Brzostowska from

The HP 1220c is a deskjet printer produced by the HP company. It is small and can fit onto a desktop, but can not scan or make copies. Despite this, it is an affordable and easy to use entry-level printer. HP has made checking ink levels easy so you never have to worry about running out of ink at a wrong time.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Click the "Start" icon. Select "Programs > HP > HP Solution Center." If you do not have the HP Solution Center, then you can download the full-feature print driver at the HP website.

  2. 2

    Click the "Settings" option at the bottom of the program. Proceed to select "Printer Toolbox."

  3. 3

    Click "Device Services." Select the ink cartridge icon to view an estimated reading of your ink levels.

  1. 1

    Load any software program that is integrated with your printer. This includes word processing, spread sheet, or even graphic design software.

  2. 2

    Go to "File > Print." You can also press "Ctrl + P" to access the printing menu as well.

  3. 3

    Click "Properties." The ink levels are listed at the bottom of the properties window. Click "OK" to exit.

Tips and warnings

  • Check your ink levels at least once a week.
  • Never attempt to remove an ink cartridge when the printer is in use.

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