hp envy 5541 setup

HP Envy 5541 Printer Setup

Step 1 : Unpack the HP Envy 5541 Setup Printer from the Package

  • From the package, remove the HP printer and place it on a flat surface.
  • Remove the transparent sticker placed over the printer control panel.
  • Lift the scanner lid, to remove tapes and packing materials from the scanner glass.
  • Make sure all packing materials are removed from the scanner glass and then, close the lid.
  • To remove the packing materials from inside the printer, open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door after removing all the packing materials.
  • Pull the handle on the bottom of the output tray and lift and pull it out to open the tray.
  • Push-in the photo tray with the white paper pulled out.
  • Slide out the paper width guides to remove the tapes and package materials.
  • Replace the output tray on the paper tray and push it in until it locks into place.
  • Make sure all the hardware and materials from the box are removed and discard the packing materials.

Step 3 : Installation of Ink Cartridges

  • On the sides of the ink cartridge access door, place two fingers under one or both small handles to open the access door.
  • From the package remove one of the ink cartridges and make sure you touch only the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
  • Remove the protective tape from the top of the ink cartridge and make sure you don’t remove the protective tape on the contacts.
  • On the right side of the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer, find the ink cartridge carriage and slide in the new cartridge into the empty slots in the carriage.
  • Push the ink cartridge gently inward until it snaps into place.
  • Insert the tri-color cartridge into the left slot and the black ink cartridge into the right slot of the cartridge carriage.
  • To install the other ink cartridge, repeat the above steps and close the ink cartridge access door.

Step 2 : Connect the power cord and set printer preferences

  • To the rear of the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer, connect the power cord and then plug the other end of the power cord to the electrical outlet.
  • On the printer control panel, press the power button to turn on the printer with the power sources turned on.
  • On the printer control panel display, choose your language preference and then touch OK to confirm your choice.
  • Also, select your country or the region and then, touch OK.

Step 4 : Load paper into the input tray

  • Load white sheets or plain A4 sheets into the input tray before you install the ink cartridges in the printer.
  • To open the input tray, grasp the handle at the bottom of the input tray and pull it outward.
  • Push the photo tray inward as far as possible, with the paper tray pulled out.
  • Slide out the paper width guides and place the white paper into the input tray. Until the paper stops, push the stack of paper into the tray.
  • Slide in the paper width guides until the sides rest against the edges of the paper.
  • Push in the input tray until it locks into place. The printer will automatically print an alignment page.
  • If an alignment page is not printed, continue to perform the following steps to complete the alignment:
  • On the printer control panel, swipe to the left and touch Setup from the menu displayed.
  • Touch Tools and then touch Align Printer.
  • Lift the scanner lid and place the alignment page print side down on the scanner glass.
  • Close the scanner glass. Touch OK and then, touch Finish after the printer completes alignment.

HP Envy 5541 Setup Driver Installation

  • Download the setup file for the respective HP Envy 5541 printer from the 123.hp.com/Envy5541 link.
  • Use a USB cable to connect the computer and the printer.
  • Using Setup file, install the Printer driver
  • Turn on the computer and the printer as well, but do not connect to the printer until prompted.
  • Run the setup file and follow the on-screen instructions and at the end of the wizard, connect the USB cable between the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer and your computer.
  • Enter the information for each step in the wizard and complete the installation.

The manual way to install the driver :

  • Connect the printer to your computer via USB cable and extract the zip file or the Download file to any desired location.
  • Open Printer and select Add a printer. Choose your HP Envy 5541 printer and navigate to the driver location.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and configure your new printer.

HP Envy 5541 Printer – Wireless Printer Setup

Before you connect the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer to the wireless network, gather wireless network details and then install the printer driver and software.

Step 1 : Automatic Download of printer Driver and Network Connectivity

  • Automatically download the printer driver from 123.hp.com/envy5541 and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.
  • After the installation of the printer driver, connect the printer to the wireless network available. If you are unable to connect, continue to the next step.

Step 2 : Before Installation

  • Gather the network name and security passphrase (WPA or WEP key) for the network you want to connect the HP printer.
  • Make sure the computer is connected to the wireless network and properly operating Internet connection to use Web Services, get driver updates and download drivers for the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer.
  • Place your HP wireless-capable printer closer to the router during the installation procedure.
  • Make sure the HP printer, router and Windows computer are turned on and disconnect any USB or Ethernet cable connected to the printer.
  • If you have installed software with USB connectivity and want to change to the wireless network connection, follow the instructions below to uninstall the USB software before you proceed.
  • In Windows, search for HP Envy 5541 printer and select the printer from the list of results.
  • Click Utilities on the printer software window and then click Printer Setup & Software Selection.
  • Click Convert a USB connected printer to wireless or Connect a new printer.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the software installation.
  • You need not continue with this document once the installation is complete.
  • You can also gather network information using an automated tool that HP provides. Download HP Print and Scan Doctor and run the tool to automatically troubleshoot and resolve issues.

Step 3 : Connecting to the Wireless Network

  • Press the Power button to turn on the 123.hp.com/envy5541 printer, if it is not already not on.
  • Touch Wireless icon on the printer control panel and the Wireless Summary screen displays.
  • Touch the Settings icon and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard. A list of wireless networks available displays.
  • Choose the network name to which you want the printer to connect. If your network is not visible in the list, enter the network name manually.
  • Enter WPA or WEP key using the virtual keyboard on the printer control panel when prompted and touch Done. Then, Touch OK.

Step 4 : Download and Installation of printer Driver

  • Make sure you turn on the printer.
  • If the printer is connected via a USB cable to your computer, disconnect the cable from the printer.
  • Go to HP Envy 5541 Setup.
  • Download the full feature driver as recommended or click Basic Drivers for other driver options.
HP Envy 5541 Setup

Follow the above instructions to setup the HP printer to a wireless network for Mac.

If you have previously installed software for USB or Ethernet want to change the connection type to wireless connection follow the below instructions for Mac.

Step 1 : Connecting to the Wireless Network

  • Press the Power button to turn on the HP Envy 5541 Setup printer, if it is not already not on.
  • Touch the Wireless icon on the printer control panel and the Wireless Summary screen displays.
  • Touch the Setting icon and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard. A list of wireless network available displays.
  • Choose the network name to which you want the printer to connect. If your network is not visible in the list, enter the network name manually.
  • Enter the WPA or WEP key using the virtual keyboard on the printer control panel keyboard when prompted and touch Done. Then, Touch OK.

Step 2 : Add HP Envy 5541 to the Printers list

  • Click Apple menu and click System Preferences. The System Preferences screen opens.
  • Click Print & Fax, Printers & Scanners or Print & Scan depending on your Mac OS.
  • Under the Printers Section, select HP Envy 5541 and then click Minus sign to remove the printer from the list.
  • Once the printer is removed from the list, click the add sign and select HP Envy 5541 from the list of Bonjour click and then, click Add.

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