Installing the toner cartridge
HP recommends using HP LaserJet
toner cartridges. HP has designed its HP
LaserJet 3100 product and toner
cartridges to work together to give you
optimal image quality and reliability.
To prevent damage, do not expose the
toner cartridge to light for more than a
To install the toner cartridge
Use the two printer door release
latches to pull open the print door.
Shake the toner cartridge several
times from side to side (about two
times per second) to distribute the
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Grasp the end of the clear sealing
tape on the side of the cartridge and
pull firmly to remove the entire
length of the tape (about twice as
long as the cartridge).
Hold the cartridge by the handle (so
that the arrows are facing the HP
LaserJet 3100 product) and slide
the cartridge into the black grooves
in the HP LaserJet 3100 product.
Rotate the cartridge firmly into
place and close the printer door.
Save the packaging for possible
cartridge storage. See the instructions
included with the cartridge for recycling
If toner gets on your clothing, wipe it off
with a dry cloth and wash clothing in cold
water. Hot water and heat from the dryer
set toner into fabric.
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