How to Check Ink Levels on the HP Officejet 6700

Printers run out of ink pretty quickly, and it is always helpful to know if you are low on ink and are about to start printing a large print job. Fortunately most newer printers have simple ways for you to check the levels of the ink cartridges currently installed in your printer, and the Officejet 6700 is no different in this regard.

The Officejet 6700 has an icon on the touchscreen that you can touch to check the ink levels quickly, but you can also check the ink levels from a program that was installed on your computer when you initially set up the printer. So continue reading below to learn how to check the ink levels on the HP Officejet 6700.

How Much Ink is Left in My Officejet 6700?

This tutorial is going to assume that you have installed the full-features driver and software package for the Officejet 6700, found here. If you have not, then you can always check the ink levels on your Officejet 6700 by tapping the ink icon at the top of the touch screen on the printer, as shown in the image below.

checking ink levels from the hp 6700 touchscreen

But assuming that your Officejet 6700 is either inconvenient to check, or if you simply want to know if it is possible to check the ink levels on the printer from your computer, then check out the steps below.

Step 1: Click the Start button at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

click the start button

Step 2: Click Devices and Printers in the column at the right side of the menu.

select the devices and printers option

Step 3: Double-click the Hp Officejet 6700 icon.

double-click the hp officejet 6700 icon

Step 5: Double-click the HP Printer Assistant option.

how to check the ink levels on the hp officejet 6700

Your current ink levels will be shown at the top of the screen.

locate the estimated ink levels at the top of the window

Now that you know how to check ink levels on the Hp Officejet 6700, you will be able to anticipate when you should order ink cartridges in the future.

Do you want to be able to use your Officejet 6700 wirelessly? This tutorial can show you how to set up this printer on a wireless network.

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