HP Envy 6055 Setup [Ultimate Guide]

The HP Envy 6055 printer needs to be set up completely before you start operating it. Initially, open the product box, take the printer out, and remove the protective materials from both inside and outside the printer. Check if the printer accessories (ink cartridges, user manual, installation CD, & power cord) are present inside the box. Now, continue with the HP Envy 6055 setup instructions given below.

HP Envy 6055 Printer Unboxing Setup

  • Connect your HP printer to a power socket and the printer will turn on automatically.
  • Once the printer has turned on, check if the Edge lighting on the printer glows purple. This denotes that the printer is in Auto Wireless Connect (AWC) setup mode.
  • Now, download the HP Smart app on your computer. If you have the installation CD, then you can make use of it to run the HP Smart app.
  • If your are setting up the printer for the first time, run the HP Smart app on your computer.
  • Make sure that your computer is connected to the same wireless network to which you are about to connect the printer.
  • In the HP Smart setup wizard, click the checkbox to accept the terms & conditions and then click the Continue button.
  • Click the Skip button, and now HP Smart will search for your printer, which is in AWC setup mode.
  • Click the “+” button to add your printer.
  • If your printer is listed, click the Set up option. If the printer is not listed, then click the Set Up a New Printer option.
  • Following the on-screen instructions will connect the printer to your wireless network,
HP Envy 6055 Setup
  • Now, you will be instructed to install the ink cartridges into the printer. Open the cartridge access door on the printer.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges and remove the protective tape from the cartridges.
  • Insert the cartridges into their slots until they click. Then close the cartridge access door.
  • Now, open the paper tray, extend the paper edge guides, and load some paper.
  • Adjust the paper edge guides and push the paper tray into the printer.
  • Carry out the instructions on the HP Smart setup wizard and complete the printer setup.

HP Envy 6055 Driver Download

The HP Envy 6055 printer requires a compatible printer driver that lets applications to perform all the printer related tasks. But all printer drivers will not work with your printer. Usually, the product box contains the software installation CD. However, you can also download the printer driver if required.

Steps to download the HP Envy 6055 driver:

  • If you want to download the printer driver from this site, click the Driver Download button provided here.
  • Or else, go to the official HP site and navigate to the support page of your printer.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab. Your computer’s OS will be detected automatically.
  • Now, click the Get the app button to download the HP Smart app on your computer.

HP Envy 6055 Driver Install

  • You can install the printer driver on your computer from the downloaded driver installer or using the installation CD.
  • Double-click the installer to begin the driver installation.
  • Accept the license agreement and click the Continue button.
  • Perform all the on-screen instructions.
  • Select your printer when it is detected.
  • Continue with the remaining prompts and complete the driver installation.

For assistance on HP Envy 6055 driver installation, click the Call button available on this site.

HP Envy 6055 Wireless Setup

The HP Envy 6055 printer can be connected to a wireless network using the HP Smart app or from the printer using WPS. If your wireless router has a WPS Push button, then continue with the Push Button Method. If there is no WPS Push button on the router, then opt for the PIN method.

Instructions to perform PBC (Push Button configuration) Method:

  • Locate the Wireless and Power button on your HP Envy 6055 printer. Once located, press both the buttons simultaneously for at least three seconds. The WPS Push Button method will begin.
  • Now, find the WPS button available on your router and press it.
  • The printer starts a timer for nearly two minutes while establishing a wireless connection.
  • The edge light glows purple if the printer connects successfully. This will be visible at the outside edges of the light bar.

Instructions to perform WPS PIN method:

  • Press the “i” symbol button on your HP Envy 6055 control panel and hold it until all the control panel buttons light up.
  • Now, press the “i” button along with the Downward arrow button. Hold it for at least 5 seconds. The WPS PIN method begins and prints a page with the WPS PIN.
  • The light bar will glow purple near the edges.
  • Now, open your router’s configuration page in a web browser.
  • Navigate to the WPS settings sections and enter the WPS PIN.
  • The printer will now get connected to the wireless network.

HP Envy 6055 USB Setup

  • If you want to change the connection method from wireless to USB, then make use of these steps.
  • Initially, locate the USB port on the HP Envy 6055 printer’s rear side.
  • Connect a USB cable to the printer’s USB port.
  • That’s it, the wireless connection immediately changes to a USB connection.
  • Otherwise, install the printer driver on your computer.
  • Connect the printer and computer using a USB cable.
  • Now, go to Control Panel > Devices & Printers > Add a Printer. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the USB setup.
HP Envy 6055 USB Setup

HP Envy 6055 Printer Functions

HP Envy 6055 is an all-in-one multifunction printer. It is capable of performing printing, scanning, copying, and faxing operations at higher speeds. All the printer operations are detailed on this site.

The instructions to print a document from your Windows 10 device with the help of the HP Smart app are provided here. Make sure that the required printer software has been installed. Simply continue with the below instructions and complete the print setup.

  • First, install the HP Smart app on your Windows 10 PC.
  • Confirm that enough media is loaded in the printer’s paper tray.
  • Open the HP Smart app, go to the HP Smart Home screen, and then check if the printer is chosen.
  • Choose Print Documents, search for the PDF document, and then click on Print.
  • To print photos, click on Print Photos, find the photo, and then click on Select Photos to Print.
  • Select the suitable options. To access more settings, click on More Settings.
  • Choose Print to start the printing operation.

To start the scanning operation on the HP Envy 6055 printer, ensure that the required scanning software is installed on the PC. Make sure the printer and the PC are connected and turned on.

Enable the Scan feature on your Windows PC:

If the printer and PC are connected using a USB cable, then the scanning feature is enabled on the PC by default. If it is a network connection, then use these steps to enable the scan feature.

  • Open the HP Printer Software.
  • Click on Scan.
  • Choose Manage Scan to Computer.
  • Click on Enable.
  • Once enabled, follow these instructions to scan your document.

    • Load the document on the scanner glass with its print side facing down.
    • Open HP printer software on your computer.
    • Go to Print & Scan, click on Scan, and choose Scan a Document or Photo.
    • Go to Scan Shortcuts, choose the scan type, and click on Scan.
    • The document or photo will be scanned.

To perform the copy operation on your printer, follow these instructions.

  • Load the media in the paper tray.
  • Place the original on the scanner glass.
  • Press Start Copy Black or Start Copy Color on the printer’s control panel. The copying process will begin on the printer.
  • Press the button continuously to increase the number of copies.

Make use of the Mobile Fax option in the HP Smart app to perform fax operation.

  • Confirm that the PC or mobile device is connected to a network. Install the HP Smart app.
  • Choose the Mobile Fax tile.
  • Input the required mobile fax information.
  • Click on Add a cover page toggle to add a cover page. Then type a subject and message.
  • Scan the item to be sent as a fax. The fax will be securely delivered. The status of the fax operation can be tracked in the HP Smart app.

HP Envy 6055 Printer Offline

During the printing operation, if the printer displays the Printer Offline error, then try these solutions.

  • Check connectivity using the HP Print and Scan Doctor utility.
  • Set your printer as a default device manually on your computer.
  • Go to the search bar and type Devices. Click on Printers & Scanners.
  • Disable the checkbox beside Let Windows manage my default printer.
  • Choose the printer name and click on Manage.
  • Choose Set a default under Manage your device.
  • Try to print and see if the Printer Offline issue is resolved.

HP Envy 6055 Not Printing Issues

If the HP Envy 6055 printer does not print anything, then check the below conditions:

  • Check the printer status. See if enough media is loaded in the paper tray. Ensure that there is no paper jam error. If there is any jammed paper, clear it and then try to print again.
  • Make sure the installed ink cartridges in the printer are genuine.
  • Check if any of the ink cartridges is low or empty.
  • Try to cancel all the print jobs. Doing this might resolve the problem.
  • If the error persists, click the Call button to get remote support from our technical expert.