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Homogeneous high-sheet-resistance emitter (HHSE), excellent surface passivation, and high-quality contacts, along with narrow gridlines, are needed for high-efficiency solar cells. However, HHSE in conjunction with screen-printed (SP) contacts often gives low fill factor (FF) because of high contact resistance. We capitalized on the glass-etching property of light-induced plating of silver to decrease the contact resistance and formed high-quality contacts to 100-110 Ω/sq HHSE. This led to the achievement of 78.5% FF, 38.3 mA/cm2 short-circuit current density (JSC) due to narrow line widths (65 μm), and efficiency of 18.7%.