Fix Issue of HP Printer Jam
The printer is a peripheral hardware device, which lets you take hard copy prints by interacting with your system. Printers are available with many different form factors like DOT matrix printer, ink jet printer, laser printer etc. Printers are classified as wireless printer and wired printer based on which medium is used to connect it. Wireless printer uses a wireless technology like Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, but no physical medium. In order to facilitate communication between the operating system and the printer, you need to install printer driver in your system. Paper jam is a common error that comes during the printing.
- Improper arrangement
- Usage of bad quality paper
- Tips to fix this issue
Before starting the printing process, you need to arrange the paper properly for printing. Improper arrangement would result in paper jamming. You need to make sure that the slider used to hold the paper in place in the tray is snugly in place. Different printers have sliders of different types which require various sizes of paper to be fed into the printer. Improper positioning of the slider causes most paper jams.
Usage of bad quality paper
Folded paper, paper with labels, and hardbound paper can cause paper jams during printing. You need to follow the printer documentation for selecting the types of paper compatible with your printer. It is important that you do not mix different types of paper for feeding into the printer at one time.
In order to fix this issue you need to turn off printers and inspect the location or tray where the printed paper is ejected. If the stuck paper is visible then you need to remove it manually. Then you need to open the printer door and look for any stuck paper. If you notice any stuck paper, then you need to remove it manually. Finally turn on the printer for printing.
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