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Hp Envy 5540 Printing Blank Pages

Suppose you want to stop your printer from printing blank pages, it is quite easy to do. This issue will mainly occur due to the problematic ink cartridge or low/empty ink level in the cartridge. By following the below instructions, you can troubleshoot this issue by replacing the low/empty ink cartridges or cleaning the ink cartridges on your printer.

Hp Envy 5540 Printing Blank Pages


Hp Envy 5540 Printing Blank Pages
  • Go to your printer’s control panel.
  • Next, tap the Ink icon from the home screen.
  • Now, you will see the estimated ink levels of all the cartridges.
  • If no ink cartridges are low on ink, you need not replace the cartridges.
  • If any cartridge’s ink level is low, you need to replace it.
  • Follow the below instructions to replace the cartridge.


  • Make sure to turn on your printer.
  • Now, open the cartridge access door.
  • Slowly, pull out the empty ink cartridge from the respective slot.
  • Remove the new ink cartridge from the package and discard the protective tapes.
  • Now, insert the new ink cartridge into its slot and check whether it is correctly fixed in its place.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Go to the printer’s control panel and tap OK.
  • Now, the printer will take some time to align the ink cartridges.
Hp Envy 5540 Printing Blank Pages
  • After completing the alignment, the printer will print the alignment page automatically.
  • You can print it through the control panel if the printer doesn’t print the alignment page.
  • Make sure to insert the sheets into the paper tray.
  • Tap the Setup option on the printer’s control panel.
  • Next, select the Tools option and tap the Align Printer option to print the alignment page.
  • Now, open the scanner lid and load the alignment page on the scanner glass.
  • Next, close the scanner lid and tap OK on the printer’s control panel.
  • Now, the printer will scan the alignment page.
  • Check whether the printer is not printing the blank pages again.
  • If the problem continues, then follow the below steps.


Hp Envy 5540 Printing Blank Pages
  • Ensure to load the sheets into the paper tray.
  • From the printer’s control panel, select the Setup icon.
  • Next, tap on the Tools option and select the Clean Cartridge option from the list.
  • Now, the printer will start to clean the ink cartridges.
  • After completing the cleaning process, the printer will print a Print Diagnostic report.
  • If you are not satisfied with the print quality, tap Yes on the printer’s control panel to proceed to the next level of cleaning.
  • If you are satisfied, then tap NO.

You can stop your printer from printing blank pages by following these instructions.