How to Print White Ink on Black Paper

Last Updated on November 25, 2021 by ronnie

All of us have needs regarding paper printing and in common we use white paper and black print on it. It’s a universal color combination widely used in offices but sometimes you need black paper and white writing on it. 

If anyone will ask you about printing on black paper with white ink you will say yes but you can’t imagine that it’s a very difficult task because there is a problem of colors that some colors like cyan, magenta, yellow and black in printing colors are transparent that’s why they will not show on the dark paper. 

Print White Ink on Black Paper

as we know that every problem has a solution so you can use a technique and can give a white impression on black paper by printing black background onto paper and then whit writing on it. 

If you want a direct print on the black paper you need to change the settings of your printer, like you might need to change the cartridge for printing white. You need to use a special kind of paper for good printing.

How to Print White Ink on Black PaperEasy Steps

If you are going to print white on black, it’s necessary to change the settings of your printer.

1 Read all the instructions written on your printer and check its settings.

2 Now open the cartridge section.

3 Remove black ink’s cartridge.

4 Replace it with white ink.

5 Now change the white papers into black papers. Your printer is ready for printing white on paper.  Now you can print any of your documents.

How to Print White Images on Black Paper

For printing white images on black paper just follow the following instructions:

  1. Turn on your computer. Open program of your need means which fulfills your image editing requirements. You can open Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Windows Paint programs. There is a fill command in the software, which will make it easy to take the print.
  2. Now check the commands on the top of the page and find out the fill command. select the black color and fill your paper with black color. If you are working in other software, other than paint, then draw a box of full-page size and fill it with black color.
  3. If you want to print in white just select white color and start writing the text. If you want a white image just insert it. Press the Print button and just got the print of your need.
  4. One thing that is notable is that both white and black paper will work equally.

How to Print White text documents on Black Paper?

  1. Open the program in which you find out all your requirements like Microsoft word or google docs etc.
  2. Type the print which you want to print in simple black font color. So that you can do work comfortably.
  3. After typing all the text, select all the text by dragging a cursor on it.
  4. On the top of your screen, you will find an icon of underlined A. click on this A, you will see a palette full of colors. Select a white color from it and you will see that all the selected text will change into white color.
  5. Now recheck your document and see if you are satisfied with your text format.
  6. Now give your computer command of Print. The computer will ask you a question regarding how many pages you want to print if you want to print a single print or duplex printing. If you are satisfied with the print then press ok.
  7. Your white ink document is ready in no time

either it’s a white print or white image to copy on the black. We have given you all the possible tips and instructions regarding it. Just follow these tips and enjoy your work.


While printing white on black some questions are frequently asked by people here we have given answers for all of you.

Can printers print white?

You cannot print white on black by using standard laser or inkjet printers. The reason is that standard printers use a group of four colors called CMYK(cyan, magenta, yellow, black). These colors are transparent and do not show on dark paper.

How do you print light colors on black?

If you are using an opaque color, you will feel like you are using thin paint on the brown base. The brown color will be seen throughout your print.

How can I make my printer print black?

For this purpose, you have to mix silver in with white opaque ink. Some printer manufacturers sell white ink with their printers but that costs a lot. You can use screen printing for garments and plastic items.

Can you print white on kraft paper?

We can print many colors on the kraft paper but unfortunately, we can’t print white. For this purpose, you need a special kind of printer.

Can HP printers print white ink?

HP printers do offer many kinds of printers but in white ink cases, there is no white ink compatible with HP inkjet printers.

What kind of printer prints white ink?

 We are living in the 21st century and every problem has a solution. HP Laserjet Pro M452dw is the best solution for it. It is very useful for this purpose and easy to use. One thing is to keep in mind that there is no ink or toner given with the printer. You have to buy it separately.

You can order it online from many trustworthy dealers. Costs may vary from dealer to dealer.

What is the cost of Printers?

They are not so costly as compared to OKI PRINTERS which may cost more than $7000 or other methods like foil printers etc. the toner ranges from $300-$350 and the printer costs about $250 and the good news is that you can print about 2300 pages. So we can say that it’s a cheaper method than all.

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