HP Envy 5055 Setup: An Advanced Guide
HP Envy 5055 is an affordable and compact model of printer that can help you to increase your work efficiency in your home or office. This printer allows you to connect it with the smart devices and print easily with wireless mobile printing.
To use all of its exceptional features, the first thing you have to perform is the HP Envy 5055 setup process. Here, we are about to discuss some easy steps through you can set up the device easily.
How to Setup HP Envy 5055 Printer?
The setup process of HP Envy 5055 printer can be done through USB, or by using wireless mode. It’s always better to go with the wireless method. Here you will get the advantage that you can place the device anywhere you want.
Follow the below-mentioned instructions to set up the HP Envy 5055 printer.
Step 1: Some Basic Requirements
First of all, you have to collect some essential requirements to set up the device with a broadcast network.
To do this, turn on both the computer and printer. Make sure that the system is connected with a wireless network. It is also recommended to have a wireless internet access like DSL or cable to get regular updates on printers.
Then, gather the information like Service Set Identifier (SSID) or Network Name, WPA Security Passphrase or WEP Key or Network Key.
Then, turn the router On and connect the printer with the same network as the system. Next, try to keep the printer closer to the router so that you can avoid signal breakage during software installation. Afterward, disconnect the printer and proceed with the next step.
Step 2: Connection Setup
Now, set up the device with a broadcast network connection. To do this, you can perform the steps mentioned below:
First of all, press the Wireless icon from the control panel of the printer. Press the OK button to continue. Next, press the down arrow keys to scroll down the wireless setup wizard. Hit on the OK button once again.
Now, the setup wizard will start to search for an available wireless network. Search for the name of your wireless network by using the down arrow. If you are unable to get your wireless network, then enter the SSID manually.
Thereafter, scroll down the list of options by using the down arrow and enter the Network Name. Once you enter the network name, tap on the OK button.
The SSID is case sensitive. Hence be careful on the lower case and uppercase letters. A wrong entry of Network Name can make the entire process fail.
Now, scroll down the list and choose the Done option. Then, tap on the OK button. Now, the printer will try to connect with the network.
After that, it will prompt you to enter the WPA or WEP key. Once you type the WPA or WEP key, scroll down the page and select Done. Lastly, tap on the OK button.
Step 3: Driver and Software Download and Installation
Once you complete the above setup, download the latest version of the driver for your HP Envy 5055 printer. To do this, go to the official website of HP to download and install the latest driver and software for your printer.
Go to the search bar and type the model name of the printer. Afterward, click on the ‘Software and Drivers’ tab from the left pane of the screen. Then, tap on the Go button to navigate to the ‘Software Download’ page.
Now, you can either download the basic driver or full feature software depending on your requirements. Next, the webpage will start to check the Operating System by itself.
Tap on the Download button and then click twice on the driver file from the download bar of the browser. Or, you can go to the Downloads folder on the system to initiate the driver installation process.
Now, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. Afterward, complete the registration process and then the activation process by returning to the home page of the browser.