HP Envy 4500 Printer Setup [Complete Guide]

hp envy 4500 printer setup

For a successful HP Envy 4500 printer setup, one needs to start with unpacking the printer and its materials. Then connect the power cable and set the Control Panel references accordingly. After that, they need to insert the paper into the input tray and then install ink cartridges within the printer one by one. After the hardware setup, one needs to download/install HP Envy 4500 printer driver.

How to Perform an HP Envy 4500 Printer Driver Setup?

Here are the steps following which you will be able to set up your HP Envy 4500 easily.

Step 1: Empty the Printer from Box

Start the setup process by removing the printer from the box and discarding all tape, stickers and other elements resided within the printer.

Now, remove the packing tape by lifting the scanner lid and then close it eventually. Get rid of all the tapes that are present inside the printer and ink cartridge access doors. Close them, once done. Moreover, remove all the packing tape from the paper tray door and close them.

Step 2: Connect the Power Cord and Set Preferences

After unpacking the printer materials, discard them carefully and connect the power cord to the end of the printer and the other end to an electrical out. Now, turn on your printer and set preferences accordingly.

In the Control Panel of your printer, make use of arrows to choose the language and Set Country/Region accordingly. Press the Down arrow to select Yes and then press Ok.

Step 3: Insert Paper within the Input Tray

Now, open the paper tray door and then pull it outwards. Slowly pull out the paper tray extender and raise the paper catch. Move the paper width guides to the outermost position and insert a bunch of plain and white papers within the tray. 

The short edge should be forward and the stack should be pushed into the tray till it stops. Insert the paper carefully until it resides against paper edges. Finally, push the paper tray forward until it snaps.

Step 4: Install Ink Cartridges

Hold the handles of the ink cartridge access door and then lift the door till it gets locked within its place. Once the carriage stops moving and becomes stable, remove one cartridge from the package. 

Be alert throughout the entire process and make sure to touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge. Eventually, get rid of the plastic tape from the ink cartridge and raise the lid of the ink cartridge slot. Insert the ink cartridges within the slot one by one till it starts snapping. 

Close the lid of the ink cartridge slot to adjust it properly within its place. Then install all other ink cartridges one by one by following the same procedure and shut the ink cartridge access door. Now, follow the Control panel instructions to begin the ink cartridge alignment. After doing so, the printer will print an alignment page. 

Step 5: Adjust the Ink Cartridges

Once the alignment page gets printed, inject the page by retaining the printing side down within the scanner glass and set it precisely. Close shut the scanner lid and then tap on Ok. This will make the printer align the ink cartridges.

Step 6: Printer Software Installation

This will successfully set up your HP printer hardware. Now, all you have to do is install the printer software. Keep note that the printer should not be connected to the computer until it is instructed to do so. Download the current version of printing software by going to the official HP website. 

To download the HP Envy 4500 driver for Windows, go to the official website of HP and look for a separate download named as HP Envy 4500 printer driver.

If you want to download HP Envy 4500 driver for Mac, go to the official website of HP and download it from there. 

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