HP SMART TANK 515 SCAN

Scanning a document using the printer is an effortless process to perform. HP Smart Tank 515 is a multi-functional printer that supports scan functions and offers different scan features. You can scan and save a document to your computer or share it with an email account using this printer. Continue reading this page to know more about HP Smart Tank 515 scan.

HP SMART TANK 515 SCAN

Before you begin the scan operation on your printer, ensure the following:

  • The initial printer setup is completed.
  • The necessary scanner driver/ app is installed on your computer or smartphone.
  • Your smartphone or computer and the printer are connected to the same network. 

How To Scan With Hp Smart Tank 515

You can scan a photo or document using the HP Smart Tank 515 scanner software installed on your computer. The following instructions explain the same.

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  • Initially, turn on your HP printer and load the original that you want to scan on its scanner glass.
  • Next, open the printer scanner software on your computer.
  • Click the Scan menu in the software window to begin the scan operation.
  • Select the Scan a Document or Scan a Photo option based on the original that you’ve loaded on the scanner glass.
  • Now, select the type of scan from the list of suggestions. For example, if you want to scan and save the document to a file, select Save as PDF or Save as JPEG. Similarly, if you want to save the scanned document to an email, select Email as PDF or Email as JPEG.
  • Configure the scan settings such as resolution, etc., as per your preferences and click Scan. 
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the placed document.
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Hp Smart Tank 515 How To Scan By App

You can use the HP Smart app to scan a document or photo from your iOS or Android smartphone to the printer. The following instructions will guide in performing the HP Smart Tank 515 scan function using the HP Smart app.

  • Install and open the HP Smart app on your smartphone.
  • Now, select your HP printer to begin the scan operation.
  • Choose the scanning options to scan the document.
  • For device camera: Place the document on a neat and straight surface. Select Camera Scan on the app screen and follow the on-screen instructions to scan the document.
  • For printer scanner: Open HP Smart and go to its Settings menu. Select the Printer Scanner option as the input source. If necessary, configure the scan settings as per your preferences. Finally, tap Scan.

Hp Smart Tank 515 How To Scan Ocr

The HP Scan software should be installed on your computer to scan and save the document as OCR (Editable Text File). If you haven’t installed the scanning software, install it, and then follow the below instructions.

Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows computers.

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  • Open the Devices and Printers screen.
  • Locate and double-click on your HP Smart Tank 515 printer.
  • Now, a screen displaying the information about the printer and options such as HP Printer Assistance, HP Smart, etc., will open.
  • Click on the HP Printer Assistant option followed by the Scan tab.
  • Select Scan a Document or Photo.
  • Now, the HP Scan window will open.
  • Under the Scan Shortcuts section, select the Save as Editable Text (OCR) option.
  • Configure the scan OCR settings as per your preferences and click the Scan button.

Hp Smart Tank 515 Scan To Email

You can scan and send a document to email using the HP printer software.

  • Load the photo or document that you want to scan.
  • Open the HP printer software.
  • Select Scan > Scan a Document or Scan a Photo > Email as PDF or Email as JPEG. 
  • Based on your preferences, configure the scan settings.
  • Finally, click Scan.

Hp Smart Tank 515 Scanner Not Working

Quick steps to fix the HP Smart Tank 515 scanner not working issue.

  • Initially, check if the scanner software is installed on your computer. If not, install it.
  • Next, make sure that your printer is selected in the HP Scan software window.
  • Restart the printer and your computer.
  • If you’re facing a scanner issue with your Windows computer, then use the HP Print & Scan Doctor tool to identify the cause of the problem and fix it.

Hp Smart Tank 515 Scan Multiple Pages

Scanning multiple pages of the document from printer to a Mac computer

The HP Smart Tank 515 printer doesn’t have an ADF. So you have to scan the multiple pages of the document manually using the printer’s scanner glass. 

  • Turn on your printer.
  • Load the first page of the document with its print-side facing down on the scanner glass.
  • On your Mac computer, open the HP Smart app.
  • Go to the Scan tab.
  • Select the Document or Photo followed by the type of scan.
  • After configuring the scan settings, click the Scan button.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the first page of the document. 
  • Once it is done, the preview of the scanned document will be displayed on your computer screen. If necessary, click Edit to modify the changes. Otherwise, click Add Pages to scan the second page of the document.
  • Similarly, scan all the pages of the document and finally, click Save.

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