SIMPLE GUIDE TO HP ENVY 5055 SETUP

HP Envy 5055 is a compact wireless printer with good printing features. It supports Apple AirPrint, Mopria Print Service, HP ePrint, and HP Smart app. You can easily set up and connect the printer to your devices as the features are user-friendly. To know more about the HP Envy 5055 setup, go through the steps given on this page.

HP ENVY 5055 PRINTER UNBOXING SETUP

Hp Envy 5055 Setup
  • Unpack the printer from the package and take out the printer supplies.
  • Remove all the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  • Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord and turn on the printer by pressing the power button.
  • Set your basic preferences such as language, region, date, and time on the touchscreen panel. make sure to confirm the settings by tapping the yes button.
  • Lift/open the ink cartridge access door and wait for the carriage to become idle.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges and remove the protective films from the copper-colored parts.
  • Install the color ink cartridge on the left-hand side slot and the black ink cartridge on the right-hand side.
  • Next, pull out the paper input tray from your computer.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door after ensuring that you have properly installed the ink cartridges into the carriage.
  • Next, pull the paper input tray out from the printer and slide the paper width guides outwards.
  • Fan a paper stack and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper width guides and refix the tray into the printer.
  • Make sure to pull out the paper output tray and the tray extender to support the paper.
  • Tap done on the touchscreen panel and align the ink cartridges using the alignment page.
  • After completing HP Envy 5055 setup, install the printer software on your computer and verify the printer functionality.

HP ENVY 5055 DRIVER

The driver for your hp envy 5055 printer is available in the supplied cd-rom. If Your Computer Does Not Support It, You Can Download It By Clicking The driver Download button On this page. However, you can also get it from the official HP site.

HP ENVY 5055 DRIVER DOWNLOAD FOR WINDOWS

  • Before starting, remove any previously installed hp printer drivers on your windows computer.
  • Do not connect your printer to the computer until prompted by the driver installation wizard.
  • Launch the default browser and visit the official HP site.
  • Input your printer's model number in the search field and select your printer model in the search result.
  • Click the software, drivers and firmware tab and wait until your os is detected automatically.
  • In case your os is not detected automatically, click on the choose a different os link and select windows from the operating system drop-down menu.
  • Choose your windows os version from the version drop-down menu and click update.
  • Under driver-product installation software, click the install button to download the HP smart app.
  • If necessary, you can also download the hp easy start tool.
  • Once you have downloaded the driver, check if the driver file is available in the downloads folder.

HP ENVY 5055 DRIVER DOWNLOAD FOR MAC

  • On your mac, close all the running apps and launch the default browser.
  • Visit the official HP site and enter your printer's model number in the search field.
  • Click your printer model in the search result and select the software, drivers and firmware tab.
  • Next, click the choose a different os link and select your macos and its version from the drop-down menus.
  • Click the update button and select the HP smart app from the displayed list.
  • Click the install button to start downloading the app.
  • After completing the download, launch the app and complete the HP Envy 5055 setup.

HP ENVY 5055 DRIVER INSTALL

Installing the Hp Easy Start Tool:

  • Once you have downloaded the HP easy start tool from the official hp site, launch it to run the driver installation on your windows computer.
  • If the device prompts for user account control, click the yes button.
  • Agree to the eula by selecting the i have reviewed and accept the agreements and settings checkbox and click next.
  • Install the required printer software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • When prompted, connect your printer and computer via a usb cable.
  • If the hp easy start tool fails to detect your printer, click the my printer is not shown button and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Carry out the on-screen prompts and establish the connection between your printer and computer.
  • After completing the driver installation, verify the printer functionality.

HP ENVY 5055 USER MANUAL

You can download the HP envy 5055 printer's manual by clicking the manual download button on this page. However, you can also get it from the official HP site by following these steps.

  • On your computer, launch the default browser and visit the official hp site.
  • Input your printer's model number in the search field and hit enter.
  • Select the manuals tab and click the user guide link.
  • If the manual opens a pdf, click the download icon to download and save the manual to your computer.

HP ENVY 5055 WIFI SETUP

Using the printer's control panel:

  • Turn on your printer, router, and computer.
  • Identify the wireless settings such as SSID and network key from your router's label.
  • Place your printer close to your router to avoid network connection errors during the setup.
  • Navigate to the printer's control panel and tap the Wireless icon.
  • Select the Settings option and then tap the Wireless Setup Wizard button.
  • Choose your wireless network name (SSID) and enter the network key.
  • Your printer will now detect the wireless network and establish the wireless connection.
  • Alternatively, you can use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup method to complete the HP Envy 5055 setup to wifi network.
HP Envy 5055 Wifi Setup

HP ENVY 5055 USB SETUP

USB setup with Windows built-in driver:

  • First, turn on your printer and Windows computer. Connect them using a standard USB cable.
  • If your device prompts for Found New Hardware, follow the on-screen prompts and complete the driver installation. If it prompts you to connect your printer to the computer, open the Settings app.
  • Click the Devices tab and select the Printers & scanners option from the left-side panel.
  • Click the button Add a printer or scanner, select your printer's name, and click Add device.
  • In case your printer's name is not listed, click on the 'The printer that I want isn't listed' link.
  • Enable the Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings radio button.
  • Select the Use an existing port option from the drop-down menu and click Next.
  • If necessary, click on Windows Update to finish updating the printer drivers.
  • Next, choose HP below Manufacturer and select your printer's model number in the Printers section.
  • Carry out the on-screen prompts and complete the HP Envy 5055 setup using USB.
  • Finally, make sure to disconnect and reconnect the USB cable to verify the connection.

HP ENVY 5055 AIRPRINT SETUP

Apple developed the AirPrint feature for iOS devices. Using the AirPrint feature, you can print wirelessly from your iOS device to the HP Envy 5055 printer. To print a document from your Mac to the HP Envy 5055 printer using the AirPrint feature, follow these steps.

  • Turn on your printer and then connect it to your local wireless network.
  • Next, connect your Mac to the same wireless network and click the Apple menu.
  • Select the System Preferences option and click the Printers & Scanners icon.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click the Add icon.
  • Go to the Default tab and choose your printer's name from the displayed list.
  • Click the Use drop-down menu and select AirPrint.
  • Click the Add button to add your printer.
  • In case your printer's name is not listed, click the IP tab and enter your printer's IP address in the Address field.
  • Choose AirPrint from the Protocol drop-down menu and select AirPrint from the Use pull-down menu.
  • Click the Add button and start printing your document.

Printing from an iPhone using the AirPrint feature:

  • Before you print any document from your iPhone using the AirPrint feature, connect it to your local wireless network.
  • Make sure to connect the printer to the same wireless network.
  • Next, load some plain paper into the paper input tray.
  • On your iPhone, open the document you wish to print and tap the Action or Share icon.
  • Select the Print option and tap the Select Printer button to choose your printer's name.
  • Finally, tap Print after selecting the required print settings to complete HP Envy 5055 setup for iOS devices.

HP ENVY 5055 EPRINT SETUP

HP ePrint is a cloud-based service that allows you to print from a computer or mobile phone with an active Internet connection. You send print jobs from and to the printer via HP ePrint. 

  • To begin with, turn on your HP Envy 5055 printer and connect it to your local wireless network.
  • Navigate to the control panel and tap the HP ePrint button on the touchscreen panel.
  • Tap Setup and then follow the on-screen instructions to enable Web Services.
  • If you have already enabled Web Services, tap the Print or Print Info button. Find the printer’s ePrint email address displayed on the touchscreen panel or from the Info page.
  • To print any document with HP ePrint, open a document on your Android phone and tap the Share icon.
  • Select the email option. Enter your printer's email address in the To field and give a suitable subject.
  • Fill in the subject and other details in the new email window and tap the Send button.
  • Your HP Envy 5055 printer will now print your document.

HP ENVY 5055 SCAN

The HP Envy 5055 printer comes with a flatbed scanner to scan all your original documents. The HP Smart app performs the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) function to cover the scan copies to editable text. Using HP Envy 5055 setup guidelines, you can access the following scan features.

HP Envy 5055 Scan
  • Scan to Computer
  • Scan to Email
  • Scan using the HP Smart app
  • Scan using the HP printer software
  • Scan using the printer's control panel
  • Scan using Webscan

HP ENVY 5055 SCAN TO COMPUTER

  • Before you scan to computer, install the HP printer software on your computer.
  • Connect your printer and computer via a USB cable or over a wireless network.
  • Now, place the original document you wish to scan on the scanner glass.
  • On your computer, open the HP printer software and click the Scan tab.
  • Select the Manage Scan to Computer option and click the Enable button.
  • After enabling Scan to Computer feature, return to the main page and click the Print & Scan tab.
  • Click the Scan button and select Scan a Document or Photo.
  • Under the Scan Shortcuts section, choose the required scan settings and click the Scan button.
  • Your original document will be scanned, and the scanned data will be saved to the connected computer.

HP ENVY 5055 SCAN MULTIPLE PAGES INTO ONE DOCUMENT

Using the HP Smart app:

  • Connect your printer and computer over a wireless network.
  • On your computer, launch the HP Smart app and click the Scan tile.
  • Choose the Scanner option and place the original document on the scanner glass.
  • Specify the scan settings and click the Scan button at the bottom-right corner.
  • Adjust the boundaries and click the Apply button.
  • Next, click the Add button in the Preview window and return to the Scan window.
  • Place the next side/page on the scanner glass and repeat the steps until you finish scanning all your documents.
  • Change the file type to PDF and click the Save button.

HP ENVY 5055 INK CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT

If the fine ink cartridges are expended on your HP Envy 5055 printer, replace them by following these steps.

  • With the printer turned on, lift/open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait for the carriage to move to an idle position.
  • Open the ink cartridge slot and remove the used ink cartridges from the carriage.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridges and remove the protective seals from the copper-colored parts.
  • Install the color ink cartridge on the left-hand side and black on the right-hand-side slot.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door and print a test page from your computer.
  • When the HP printer software prompts you to align the cartridges, place the alignment page on the scanner glass and scan it. The printer will align the cartridges.

HOW TO CONNECT HP ENVY 5055 TO LAPTOP?

You can connect your HP Envy 5055 printer and laptop via a USB cable or over a wireless network. Use a standard USB cable to prevent connection issues. For a wireless connection, make sure to place the printer close to the laptop.

  • First, ensure that the printer setup is complete. Now, disconnect any cable connected to your printer.
  • Connect the printer to your router network using Wireless Setup Wizard from the printer’s control panel.
  • Next, connect your laptop to the same wireless network.
  • Now, install the printer driver on your laptop using the supplied CD-ROM.
  • If your laptop doesn't have a CD/DVD drive, download the driver for your printer from our website.
  • After completing the download, run the driver file and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Choose the Wireless connection option as your connection type and follow the on-screen prompts to establish the connection between your printer and laptop. 
  • Finally, print a test page to verify the setup.

HP ENVY 5055 TROUBLESHOOTING

If your HP Envy 5055 printer is not responding to your print/scan commands, troubleshoot the issue using the proper steps. Some common errors like paper jam, printer offline, print quality issues, wireless connection errors, and scan issues are due to incomplete HP Envy 5055 setup and improper maintenance of the printer. For any assistance in resolving the printer issues, click the Call button on this page to contact our technical experts.

WHY IS MY HP ENVY 5055 OFFLINE?

If you receive the printer offline error while trying to perform any printer function, you should understand that there is a communication issue between the printer and your computer. Proceed with the steps below to fix the issue.

  • Before you begin troubleshooting the offline error, make sure that your printer is turned on.
  • Check whether the USB cable is properly plugged into the correct USB ports on the printer and computer. 
  • In case you have connected the devices over a wireless network, check the Wi-Fi connection stability.
  • Restart the router and check if the Printer Offline error disappears.
  • Next, open Control Panel on your Windows computer and click the Devices and Printers tab.
  • Right-click your printer's icon and select the See what's printing option.
  • Clear all the pending print jobs and click the Printer tab.
  • Deselect the Use Printer Offline option. Doing so will bring your printer back online.
  • To check the printer status, print a test page.
  • Check whether your printer is set as the default printer on your computer. If it isn’t, right-click your printer icon and select the Set as default printer option.
  • Also, try restarting the Print Spooler service with administrator rights to fix the printer offline error.

HP ENVY 5055 PRINTING BLANK PAGES

  • If your HP Envy 5055 printer prints blank pages, open the ink cartridge access door with the printer turned on.
  • Verify whether you have correctly installed the ink cartridges into the carriage.
  • If necessary, remove each ink cartridge and refix them into the correct slots. 
  • In case your ink cartridges are low on ink, replace them.
  • You can also clean the printhead if it has been clogged.
  • Reboot your printer and print a test page to check if the problem has been resolved.
  • If the problem persists, open the Settings app on your Windows computer and click the Update & security tab.
  • Select the Troubleshoot option from the left-side panel and click the Printer tab.
  • Click the Run the troubleshooter button and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • If it doesn't fix printing blank pages, reinstall the printer driver.
HP Envy 5055 Printing Blank Pages

HP ENVY 5055 PAPER JAM

If you see the Paper Jam error on the touchscreen panel, clear the jammed paper as soon as possible because it may lead to printhead damage.

  • To clear an internal paper jam, open the ink cartridge access door and remove the paper path cover.
  • Open the duplex cover and remove the jammed paper without damaging the internal parts of your printer.
  • Gently move the ink carriage to the left and remove any torn paper pieces inside the printer.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door and tap OK on the touchscreen panel to continue printing.
  • If the paper jam error reappears, remove the paper input tray and verify that you have loaded the printer-supported paper.
  • Always fan the paper stack before loading it into the tray.
  • To avoid paper jam error in the future, avoid loading curled or wrinkled paper and make sure to adjust the loaded paper gently using the paper width guides.
  • Finally, restart your printer and check if the problem has been resolved.

HP ENVY 5055 WON'T CONNECT TO COMPUTER

Connection issues are caused mainly because of defective cables, network instability, outdated driver, or any hardware issue. Carry out simple steps to resolve the error.

  • If you have not firmly plugged the USB cable into the HP Envy 5055 printer, it won't connect to your computer. So, plug it into the USB port.
  • In case you have connected the devices over a wireless network, run the HP Print and Scan Doctor diagnostic tool to automatically detect and repair the connection issues.
  • If the problem remains unresolved, unplug the printer's power cord with the printer turned on.
  • After a few minutes, reconnect the power cord.
  • Turn on your HP Envy 5055 printer by pressing the Power button and print a test page remotely from your computer to check if the connection issue has been resolved.
  • If you find the printer driver to be corrupted or outdated, remove and reinstall it.

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