hp envy 5642 printer

HP Envy 5642 Printer

The HP Envy 5642 Printer belongs to the Envy line of printers manufactured by HP. It can perform print, scan and copy operations and supports a number of media sizes. Some of its features include,

  • Has a touchscreen which makes it easy to interact with the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer.
  • Wireless connectivity makes it perfect for on-the-go prints.
  • HP’s thermal inkjet technology prolongs the life of the ink cartridge.
  • Borderless printing saves on the borders space.

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Unboxing HP Envy 5642 Printer

Depending on the region, the contents of the box may vary. But the most common printer unboxing experiences include the printer, power cord, USB cable, Ethernet cable and paperwork.

Step 1: Take the HP Envy 5642 Printer out of the box and place it on a flat surface. Remove the plastic tape from the outer body of the printer, from the scanner and the rollers.

Step 2: Take the power cord and the USB cable out of the package and connect the power cord to the rear of the printer and into the socket.

Step 3: Connect the USB cable to the printer if you’re planning on creating a wired connection between the computer and the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer.

Step 4: Pull out the paper tray and load paper into it and turn on the printer. Connect the USB cable to a computer and wait for it to detect the device.

Step 5:Once the computer detects the device, download and install the necessary driver software for the computer to start functioning.

Step 6: After the installation process has completed, try printing a test paper to see if the HP Envy 5642 Printer is working properly.

Driver Download and Manual Download

In order to make your printer perform even the most basic tasks, you need to download and install the driver software. A driver software allows the printer to be able to print and scan documents on receiving the command either directly on the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer or through a computer. You can use the CD provided by the manufacturer to install it or directly download the latest available version of the driver software from the link below.

Installation Of HP Envy 5642 Printer

To setup, your printer using a Windows PC, make sure there are no previously installed versions of the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer on your PC.

To setup your printer using a Mac, you don’t have to download the drivers separately. It can be installed directly using Apple Software Update.

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HP Envy 5642 Printer Scanner Software

To be able to use the scanner, you need to download and install the full feature printer driver on your computer. A scanner software is a program that allows the scanner to perform operations without any knowledge about the background activities. A scanner software is also essential to make your scanner work. You can download the latest printer software for your 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer from our website. To learn more about how to use the scanner and scan document click on Read more.Know More

HP Envy 5642 Wireless Direct

HP wireless direct is a feature that allows you to connect your smartphone, tablet, laptop or any other Wi-Fi enabled device directly to the printer to print or scan documents without having to connect to your HP Envy 5642 Printer through a wireless router.

HP Envy 5642 Fax Setup

Faxing is a process of sending documents through a landline connection from one fax enabled machine to another fax enabled machine. Fax is also a much more secure medium compared to transferring files over the internet.

HP Envy 5642 Ink Cartridge Installation

Whether you’re replacing the ink cartridge in your 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer or installing it for the first time, it is important to do it carefully or there is a chance that you damage the slot permanently. Before you install the ink cartridge, it is important that you load paper inside the paper tray. Once you’ve done that, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Turn on the HP Envy 5642 Printer and open the cartridge access door by placing your fingers under the handles of the door and lifting it up.
  • If you’re replacing an empty cartridge, press down on it to release it and pull it out to remove the cartridge from the slot.
  • Take out the new cartridge from the package and be sure to not touch anywhere on the cartridge other than the plastic.
  • Slide in the new cartridge into the empty slot and carefully push it until it fixes into place. Click OK for the printer to align it into place.
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HP Envy 5642 Printer Troubleshooting

There might arise a number of problems ranging from the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer going offline to some problem with the ink cartridge when using the printer for print, scan or copy operations. The solutions for the most common problems are mentioned below.

Printer Offline

When the connection between the computer and the HP Envy 5642 Printer is disturbed, the printer might go offline and stop performing any operations. This can be due to some network issues in a wireless connection or a connection issue in a wired one.

Network Scanner Connection Error

When you try to scan a document and it results in a failed operation and the printer displays an error message, it can be due to a break in the connection between the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer and the computer or the network and is stopping the HP Envy 5642 Printer from performing any operations.

USB Scanner Connection Error

In a USB connection, when the scan operation fails with an error message on the 123.hp.com/envy 5642 printer screen can be due to any problem in the wired connection and has to be resolved before you can proceed with scanning another document on the printer.

Black Ink Not Printing

If there is a problem with the quality of the document printed or it does not print in black, it can either be because the black ink levels are very low and need a replacement or a possible leak in the cartridge inside the slot.

Ink Cartridges

Ink cartridge is a piece of hardware required to pump ink to print documents. The mechanism in which an ink cartridge works depends mainly on the type of technology (i.e) Inkjet or laser. Cartridge models vary from printer to printer and it is important that you purchase the right one that is supported by your HP Envy 5642 Printer. To learn how to install an ink cartridge and replace a damaged one click on read more.

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