How To Fix HP Officejet 3830 Not Printing

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How To Fix HP Officejet 3830 Not Printing

Suppose you try to print colour printing with HP Officejet 3830 printing; it won’t print in colour. It only prints in black colour, and as you wish to take out colour print, it comes out blank. You have recently placed new black and colour ink cartridges, but it doesn’t work. Uninstallation of HP drivers is done with reinstallation with a new version on your system but showing no printing in colour error.

There may be three possible reasons behind the HP Officejet printer not printing in colour.

Some troubleshooting steps are discussed in this blog to resolve this error. You can go with HP customer support to Fix HP Officejet 3830 Not Printing error with appropriate solutions for a quick solution.

What Are The Causes Behind HP Officejet 3830 Not Printing Issue?

Identify the possible reasons due to which HP Officejet 3830, no printing problem occurred. Let’s focus on the three reasons mentioned below.

1.   Dirty Printhead

If you have been using an HP 3830 printer for a long time and the printhead is dirty, it will not print in colour. It is advised to clean the printhead manually with a soft cloth or use the HP utility available on the printer.

2.   Disabled Color Printing Feature

It happens mostly when you try to take out colour printing on a page, and it comes out blank. It is due to the colour feature on HP 3830 printer. If the colour feature is disabled in printer properties, then Officejet 3030 won’t print in colour. So, enable colour printing feature at printer properties in HP Officejet printer.

3.   Driver Conflict

If an HP printer is used earlier on the same computer or installed more than two printers, there might be a driver conflict. To fix this, uninstall HP 3830 drivers completely to download and re-install them again from the HP website only.

What Are The Methods to Troubleshoot HP 3830 Printer Won’t Print In Colour?

Few troubleshooting steps are for Windows 10 users who can’t print in colour from HP Officejet 3830 printer.

  • Firstly, ‘delete’ or ‘remove’ HP 3830 printers from ‘devices.’
  • Now, uninstall ‘HP Officejet 3830 printer drivers’ entirely from your Windows 10 computer’s control panel.
  • Next, open the ‘Run’ command by pressing ‘Windows key + R.’
  • Type ‘printui.exe’ in the ‘Run’ box and press ‘Ok.’
  • A new window appears, and choose the ‘Drivers’ tab to open it
  • Under ‘drivers’; if you find any HP printer drivers, please ‘Delete’ them and press ‘Ok’
  • Now, again move to ‘Control Panel’; then ‘Devices and Printers’; then ‘Add a printer’
  • Now, windows show ‘Choose a device or printer’ under that press on ‘The printer I want isn’t listed’
  • Select the ‘Add a printer’ using a TCP/IP address
  • Enter the ‘IP Address’ of your HP 3830 printer here (like or and press ‘Next’
  • Install the ‘HP 3830 printer’ with basic drivers, which will help you to print in colour
  • Try to take ‘colour print out’ from ‘HP Officejet 3830 printer.’

The above troubleshooting steps will help you to resolve this not printing issue, but if you want quick assistance, you must dial HP Printer Customer Service Number. A technical executive will help you to fix this error.

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