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ENVY 5530 SPECIFICATIONS

Are you looking for a printer that is specially designed for home use? The HP Envy 5530 printer is the right choice. Easily Print, Copy, and Scan your document or photo with the HP Envy 5530 printer. The printer’s paper handling capacity: It’s input tray capacity of up to 100 sheets and its output tray capacity is up to 30 sheets. Print your documents on both sides of the pages with the Automatic duplex printing feature.

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123.HP.Com Envy5530 Features

  • The HP Envy 5530 printer has the capability to Print, Scan, and Copy the document or photo.
  • Automatic duplex printing feature saves your time and it also reduces 50% of paper usage by printing a document on both sides of the page.
  • The printer supports a Wireless network connection so you can print your document from anywhere at any time.
  • For mobile printing, an Android user can use the HP ePrint app and the Mac users can use the Apple AirPrint app to print the document or photo.
  • The HP Envy 5530 printer is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating system.
  • With the borderless printing feature, avail a beautiful photo with no trimming.
  • Send your scanned document via email (printer’s email address) with the help of the Scan to email option.

First Time HP Envy 5530 Printer Setup

Once you buy a new printer, you have to set it up. Without setting up the printer hardware and software, you cannot use it to print the desired document or photo. The instructions that are given below will help you to setup the HP Envy 5530 printer for the first time.

Step 1 : Remove the printer from its packing material

  • Unpack the printer and its components from the packing material and then remove all the tapes and stickers from the printer and its accessories.
  • Unlock the scanner lid and the ink cartridge access door to remove the tapes and stickers.
  • Once you’re done, lock the cartridge access door and the scanner lid. Open the paper tray door and then remove the stickers and tapes from it.

Step 2: Check the contents of the box

The content of the box gets varied based on the country or region so it is suggested to check the items that came with the printer.

Step 3: Load paper into the paper tray

Open and place plain white paper into the input tray of the printer.

  • Prior to loading it, you need to check the size and type of paper. The papers must be compatible with the printer.

 

HP Envy 5530 Setup

Step 4: Link the power cord and set your preferences

  • Connect the power cord to the rear of the HP Envy 5530 printer and then link the other end of the cord to the electrical outlet.
  • Power on the printer by pressing the printer’s power button. From the printer’s control panel, you are supposed to select the language and then click Yes.

Step 5: Position the ink cartridges

  • Unlock the ink cartridge access door. Take off a new ink cartridge from the packing material and then remove all stickers from it.
  • Position the color ink cartridge into the left side of the slot and then insert the black ink cartridge into the right side of the slot. Once you’re done, close the cartridge access door.

Wireless Printer Setup

Use the wireless printing feature to print your document or photo on the go from your smartphone or tablet. All you need to do is, connect the printer and computer/mobile device to the same wireless network connection.

Step 1 : Gather the pre-requisites

  • Before starting the process, gather the wireless network name and password to link the printer and computer wirelessly.
    • Network name is the Service Set Identifier.
    • The network password( WEP key or WPA security passphrase).
    • Make use of the same wireless network to connect the printer and computer.
  • Power up the HP Envy 5530 printer, computer and the wireless router.
  • It is recommended to position the printer and computer at a minimum distance to maintain the wireless signal strength.
  • Unplug any USB or Ethernet cables from the printer.

Step 2 : Connect to the Wireless network

  • Verify if the printer is turned on. Choose the Wireless icon from the printer’s control panel.
  • Now, you can view the Wireless summary screen. Select the Settings option and click Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Make use of the instructions that are displayed on the control panel to link the HP Envy 5530 printer to your wireless network.

Step 3: Printer software installation

  • For Windows operating system, you need to download the .exe file type.
  • After downloading the driver, install it on the Windows computer where you have saved the documents for printing.

Configure the printer for a wireless network with Mac

Step 1 : Prep for the installation process

  • Get the required wireless network name and password to connect the printer and computer wirelessly.
  • For Wireless connection, you need to connect the printer and computer to the same wireless network connection.
  • Check whether that the printer, computer and the wireless router are turned on.
  • During the setup process, position the printer and computer at a minimum distance.
  • Disconnect any USB or Ethernet cables from the HP Envy 5530 printer.

Step 1 : Connect the printer to the wireless network

  • Switch on the HP Envy 5530 printer and then select the Wireless icon from the printer’s control panel.
  • You can view the Wireless Summary window. Select Settings–> Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • To connect the printer to your wireless network successfully, you can make use of the guides that are displayed on the control panel.

Step 3: Download and install the printer driver and software

  • Each operating system has a unique driver. Based on the operating system and the printer compatibility, download the suitable printer driver.
  • Complete the installation by following the on-screen guides.

USB Printer Setup (Windows and Mac)

A USB connection is secure and faster than a wireless network connection. Go through the instructions that are given below to configure the HP Envy 5530 printer for a USB cable connection to a Windows or Mac computer.

Windows

Step 1: Make an arrangement for the printer setup

  • Switch on the printer. A USB cable must be less than 3m in length.
  • In case you connect via a USB hub or docking station, at a certain point, the printer might not get sufficient power to operate.
  • If you have connected the USB cable to the system before installing the driver, disconnect the printer’s USB cable from the computer.
  • It is advisable not to reconnect the cable until it is prompted during the installation process.
  • Search for devices from Windows and then click on the Devices and Printers control panel settings in the results.
  • Right-click the printer icon and then select the Remove device option. If you find multiple icons exist for the printer, remove them all.

Step 2: Download and install the printer driver

  • Download the .exe file type for Windows operating system and then install it on your computer.
  • You are instructed to choose the connection type during the installation process. Choose USB as the connection type and finish the setup process.
  • If you find any issue with the printer, contact us our technical team at the toll-free number.

Mac

Step 1: Prepare for the printer setup

  • Power on the HP Envy 5530 printer. Get a USB cable that is less than 3m in length to connect the printer and computer.
  • If you link via a USB hub or docking station, your printer might not get enough power to operate.
  • Disconnect the printer USB cable from the system. During the driver installation process, you are not suppose to reconnect the cable until it is prompted during the driver installation.

Step 2: Configure the driver and set up the printer connection

  • Based on the operating system, you have to download and install the suitable driver and software for the printer. For Mac OS, download the .dmg file type.
  • Complete the installation process by following the instructions that are displayed on the screen.
  • You need to select the connection type during the installation process. Select USB as the connection type and complete the process.

Printing with Mopria Print Service for Android device

Print your document and photo on the go. All you need to do is, download the Mopria Print Service plugin from Google Play Store and install it on your Android device. Once you’re done, start printing your document, photo, email and webpages from your mobile device.

Step 1: Check the pre-requisites

  • Before installing the Mopria Print Service Plugin, check whether that the printer and Android device meet the following requirements:
  • Setup the HP Envy 5530 printer hardware. Link the printer and the Android device to a Wireless or a Wired network connection.
  • Position the printer and your mobile device at a minimum distance to maintain the wireless signal strength.

Step 2: Setup and turn on the Mopria Print Service plugin

  • On your Android device, go to Google Play Store to download the Mopria Print Service Plugin and install it on your device.
  • Choose the desired method to enable the Mopria Print Service Plugin. Select Mopria Print Service and then click On.
  • If you are installing the Mopria Print Service Plugin for the first time, go to notification dashboard, find the Mopria Print Service installed option and then click on it to enable the Mopria Print Service plugin notification.
  • If you are updating the Mopria Print Service plugin, select Settings–>More–>More network–>More Settings or NFC and sharing and then click Print.
  • It’s time to print your document using the HP Print Service Plugin.

Step 3: Use the Mopria Print Service plugin to print a document

  • Access the required document that you want to print, tap on the menu icon and then select Print. Now, you can view a print preview screen.
  • Tap on the down arrow to choose your printer from the available printers list:
  • To print your document over a network, you have to select your printer from the list of available printers.
  • If required, you can change any of the print settings and then select the Print icon.

Slow Printing

While printing a document if you find that the printer prints slowly, you have to fix and rectify the issue. Go through the guides that are given below to resolve the printer issue. Make your printer ready to print a document or photo.

Windows

Step 1: Printer Reset

  • Check if the printer is turned on and disconnect the power cord from the rear of the printer and from the wall outlet.
  • Once you’re done, you have to wait for at least 60 seconds.
  • Re-plug the power cord to the posterior side of the printer and to the wall outlet.
  • Power on the HP Envy 5530 printer. Try printing a test document. If the issue still persists, continue to the next step.

Step 2: Check the printer driver settings

  • In some cases, selecting certain paper types or printing in Best quality might lead to slow printing speed.
  • To get faster print speed, print your document with plain paper in Normal or Draft quality.

Step 3: Printer driver uninstallation

  • If you have previously connected the printer and the computer via a USB cable, disconnect the cable from the printer.
  • Search for programs and features from Windows and then click on Programs and Features from the list of results.
  • Select the desired printer from the list of installed programs and then click Uninstall or Yes.
  • Make use of the instructions that are displayed on the screen to finish the software removal. After completing that, restart the computer.

Step 4: Re-install the printer driver

    • After uninstalling the driver, download and install the latest printer driver and software.

Step 5: Upgrade the printer firmware

      • To avoid certain printer issues, it is advisable to download the available firmware update from the manufacturer’s website.

Step 6: Verify the network connection status

      • If you use a Wired connection to connect the printer and computer, ensure that the cables are plugged properly into the devices port.
      • If you use a Wireless connection to link the printer and computer, check whether that the printer and computer are connected to the same wireless network connection.

Mac

Step 1: Printer Reset

  • Power up the HP Envy 5530 printer. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and from the rear of your printer.
  • After disconnecting it, you need to wait for at least 60 seconds. Plug-in the power cord back into the wall outlet and to the rear of the printer.
  • Attempt to print a test document or photo. If you still find an issue, go to the next step.

Step 2: Check the printer driver settings

  • If you find that the printer’s print speed is slower than expected, check the printer driver settings.
  • Choosing the certain paper type and print quality might lead to the slow printing issue.
  • To print a document, it is suggested to use Normal or Draft quality to get the faster print speed.

Step 3: Uninstall the printer driver

  • Choose Finder in the Dock. In the menu bar, select Go–>Application and then open the HP folder.
  • Double-click the HP Uninstaller option and then go through the instructions that are displayed on the screen to exclude the printer software from the computer.

Step 4: Printer driver re-installation

  • To get a printer with full functionality, download and install the full feature printer driver and software.

Step 5: Update the printer firmware

  • If you find a printer firmware update, go to the manufacturer website and try to update the printer firmware as soon as possible.

Step 6: Verify the network status

  • For a wireless network connection, check whether that the printer and computer are linked to the same wireless network connection.
  • To maintain the wireless signal strength, place all the network connected devices at a closer distance.
  • For a wired network connection, make sure that the cables are plugged properly.

Paper jam Error

A paper jam is the most common issue where most of the printer face it. It is advisable to use papers that are compatible with the printer. Do not mix different paper types for printing a document. Use the instructions that are listed below to resolve the paper jam issue.

Step 1: Remove any jammed paper from the printer

  • Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the printer. Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Check for any jammed paper that you find inside the cartridge access area. If you find any jammed paper, you have to remove it carefully and make sure that you have removed all the jammed papers.

Step 2: Position the printer on a flat surface

  • Prevent paper jam issues by placing the printer on a flat surface.

Step 3: Take off any jammed paper from the input tray

  • Pull out the input tray of the printer. If you find any loose sheets of paper inside the tray, remove it.
  • Take off any jammed paper and bits of torn paper from the tray. After removing the jammed papers, place white plain papers inside the input tray.

Step 4: Print a Printer Status Report

  • Load plain white paper in the input tray. Ensure that the papers are compatible with the printer. From the printer’s control panel, click on the Settings icon and then choose Tools.
  • Click Printer Status Report. Now, the printer prints the test page.
  • Try to print a sample document, if you still find an issue, move to the next step to resolve it.

Step 5: Clean the paper feed rollers

  • Turn off the printer. Disconnect the power cord from the posterior side of the printer.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door. Find the paper path cover in the area that is behind the cartridge access area.
  • Take off the paper path cover. Wipe the roller with clean distilled water. After cleaning it, allow the rollers to dry for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Insert the roller, and then lock the cartridge access door. Re-connect the power cord to the rear of the printer.
  • Select Ok to remove any messages that are displayed on the printer’s control panel.

Step 6: Check the printer

  • Once you’re done with all the steps that are mentioned above, try printing a test document.
  • If you still find an issue with the printer, feel free to contact our technical support team at the toll-free number.
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