Change settings to black and white in HP Deskjet 3050 J610

HP Deskjet 3050 J610 is colour printer and the default setting is set to take colour print outs. In this tutorial, we will see how to change the default setting to black and white.

Let us consider a scenario where you want to take black and white print out of a PDF file from Mac System. Open the PDF document in Preview App then click File menu and select Print from the menu list.

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Colour or black and white print out can be set using the Presets drop down.

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From the Presets drop down list, select Plain paper, Fast draft, black and white.

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And if you want to keep this as the default settings for the printer then select Save Current Settings as Preset from the drop down list.

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  • Nori April 8, 2013, 11:54 pm

    Hi, and thanks in advance for your help.
    I was wondering… if I use this setting, will I be using only the black cartridge?.

    Thanks again.

  • Nori April 8, 2013, 11:54 pm

    Hi, and thanks in advance for your help.
    I was wondering… if I use this setting, will I be using only the black cartridge?.

    Thanks again.

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