HP Officejet Pro 8500 - To check printhead health

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To check printhead health

Use one of the following means to check the printhead health. If any printhead has a
Replace status, then perform one or more of the maintenance functions, or clean or
replace the printhead.

Self-Test Report: Print the self-test report on a clean sheet of white paper, and
check the printhead health section. For more information, see

Understand the self-

test report


Embedded Web server: Open the embedded Web server. For more information,

To open the embedded Web server

. Click the Information tab, and then click

Ink Supplies in the left pane.

Toolbox (Windows): Open the Toolbox. For more information, see

Open the


. Click the Information tab, and then click Printhead Health.