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HP

“By cancelling, I acknowledge: HP Instant Ink subscription cartridges will no longer work after my final billing cycle ends, even if they are already installed in my printer.”

Airtable ID

603

"Because instant ink bills at the end of each billing cycle, I will receive one final bill for $11.99, plus charges for any additional pages printed. I will lose rollover pages associated with my account."

Aug 21, 2022

AssholeDesign | Aug 21, 2022

HP requires users to create an online account in order to use offline features.

Airtable ID

558

"HP at it again: Have to create an account to scan a document."

Jul 30, 2022

SanktusAngus | Jul 30, 2022