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Hp Envy 4522 Printer Setup

HP Envy 4522 is an all-in-one printer that uses an affordable Instant Ink ready system to deliver high-quality printouts. The core functions offered by this printer are print, scan, and copy functions. Also, it offers some great connectivity options like Wireless, Wi-Fi Direct, etc., and allows you to print photos easily and quickly from your mobile phone.

The following instructions will help you in unpacking and setting up your HP Envy 4522 printer for the first time. Continue reading this page to know more about the Envy 4522 printer functions.

Hp Envy 4522 Printer Setup

Unpacking and setting up the HP Envy 4522 printer

  • Unpack your HP Envy 4522 printer completely if you haven’t done it yet.
  • After unpacking the printer completely, connect it to a power outlet using an electrical cable.
  • Turn on the printer and configure the initial settings, such as language, date/time, etc., by following the prompts displayed on the screen. After configuring the settings, make sure to save them.
  • The next step of the printer setup process is loading the paper. To do so, open the input tray door of your printer. Align and load a stack of plain, A4 or, U.S. paper in it. Adjust the guides properly. Close the input tray door and open the output tray.
  • After loading the paper successfully, install the genuine HP ink cartridges to complete the hardware setup.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges.
  • Raise the cartridge lids and install the unpacked cartridges into their slots.
  • Check to make sure that the black and tri-color cartridges are installed properly in their slots and close the lids followed by the cartridges access door.
  • Now, your HP Envy printer will start to print the alignment page. Once the page is printed, scan it to complete the alignment process.
  • To do so, open the scanner lid. Place the printed alignment page with its print-side facing down on the scanner glass and close the lid. Tap OK. Wait for the scanning process to complete.
  • Finally, install the HP Envy 4522 printer software on your computer to complete the setup process. While installing the printer driver, choose the desired connection type and connect the devices (printer and computer) together using the same.

HP ENVY 4522 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

  • Go to the official support page of your HP printer.
  • Click Software, Drivers and Firmware > GO.
  • Check to make sure that your OS type is selected correctly. (Note: If you wish to download the printer driver for some other OS type other than the current one, then click the Choose a different OS command on the Software and Drivers screen and select the corresponding OS type from the list).
  • Select the printer driver that you need and click the Download button beside it.

HP ENVY 4522 DRIVER FOR MAC

The HP Envy 4522 printer drivers available for Mac are listed below:

  • HP Smart app
  • HP Easy Start
  • HP Envy printer series firmware update

Refer to the instructions given above to download the printer driver for your Mac computer.

HP ENVY 4522 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS 10

Following are the HP Envy 4522 printer drivers available for Windows 10:

  • HP Smart app
  • HP Envy 4520 series Basic Driver
  • HP Print and Scan Doctor for Windows
  • HP Firmware update
  • HP ePrint Software
  • HP Envy Print and Scan Driver & Accessories
  • HP Easy Start Printer Setup software

HP ENVY 4522 DRIVER INSTALLATION

  • Open the HP printer driver file from the setup CD/ROM or the downloaded printer driver folder.
  • Agree to the EULA of the printer to continue the installation process.
  • Select and install the necessary printer driver.
  • When prompted, choose the desired connection type and connect your printer to the computer using the same.
  • Install the printer driver, and finally, print a test page to check whether the installation is done correctly.

HP ENVY 4522 MANUAL

The user guide of the printer contains all the information starting from the printer parts to the troubleshooting process. A hard copy of the printer manual is provided during the product purchase. In case the manual is not provided, or it is damaged, you can download the soft copy of it from the printer’s support page.

  • Visit the official page of your printer and click on the Manuals tab.
  • Select User Guide.
  • Now, the manual will open in the PDF viewer of your browser.
  • Click on the Download icon in the opened window to download the manual.

HP ENVY 4522 WIRELESS SETUP

Wi-Fi setup using Wireless Setup Wizard

Hp Envy 4500 Wireless Setup
  • As the first step of the Wi-Fi setup, turn on your devices (printer, computer, and wireless router) if they are turned off.
  • Make sure that your wireless router is placed closer to the printer.
  • On your printer’s home screen, locate and tap the Wi-Fi icon to initiate the wireless setup.
  • Select the Settings option followed by Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Connect your HP Envy printer to the wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen. (Note: Print the Wireless Test Report if you wish to view the printer and its network status. To do so, tap Wireless > Settings > Print Reports > Wireless Test Report).
  • After connecting the printer to the wireless network successfully, connect your computer to the same Wi-Fi network over a wireless or USB cable connection.
  • Finally, install the printer driver or the HP Smart app on your Windows or Mac computer to finish the Wi-Fi setup.

HP ENVY 4522 SCANNER SETUP

The below section will help you in preparing your HP Envy 4522 printer for the scan operation.

Basic preparations:

  • Ensure that your HP printer’s hardware setup is completed.
  • Check to make sure that the necessary scanner drivers are installed on your computer.

FOR SCAN TO A COMPUTER

  • Connect the computer (that you wish to use as a destination location) and your printer together over a wireless or USB cable connection.
  • Enable the “scan to computer” feature on your computer if you haven’t enabled it yet.
  • For Windows: Open the printer utilities on your computer. Go to the Scan tab. Click Manage Scan to Computer > Enable.
  • For Mac: On your Mac computer, open HP Utility. Locate the Scan Settings section and click the Scan to Computer option under it. Select the Enable Scan to Computer option.

For scan using webscan

You can use the Webscan feature to scan a photo or document from your printer and save its copy to the computer using the web browser. Enable this feature by following the instructions given below if you haven’t enabled it on your printer.

  • Go to your printer’s EWS page.
  • Click Settings > Security > Administrator Settings.
  • Now, locate and enable the WebScan option.
  • After enabling this option, make sure to click Apply > OK.

Scan to Email

Create a new scan shortcut and select the Email as JPEG or DOC option. (Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows OS-based computers).

  • Open the HP printer software on your computer.
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo > Create New Scan Shortcut > Email as JPEG or DOC.
  • Configure the other settings by following the on-screen instructions.

Scroll down this page to know how to scan a document and save or send it to your computer or email.

HP ENVY 4522 SCAN TO MAC

  • Initially, confirm that your printer is turned on and connected to the Mac computer. Also, check to ensure that the “scan to computer” feature is enabled on your computer.
  • Now, load the original with its print-side facing down on the scanner glass of your printer.
  • Select the Scan option followed by Save to Computer.
  • If prompted, select the computer that is connected to your printer.
  • Configure the scan settings as per your preferences and tap OK.
  • Now, your printer will scan the placed document and save its copy to the selected Mac computer.

HP ENVY 4522 SCAN TO PDF

Scan to PDF using the printer software

  • Place the original on your printer’s scanner glass.
  • Open the printer software file on your computer.
  • Click the button named “Scan a Document or Photo” and choose the scan type from the suggestions list.
  • Select Scan > Save as PDF.
  • Scan and save the placed document as a PDF file by following the instructions displayed on the screen.

HP ENVY 4522 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Initially, create a new shortcut to send the copy of the scanned document to an email address.
  • Next, load the document or photo that you want to scan.
  • Open the printer software on your computer.
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo > Email.
  • Complete the scan to email process by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

HP ENVY 4522 TROUBLESHOOTING

Some common HP Envy 4522 printer problems and the troubleshooting instructions for the same are explained below. Contact our experts by clicking the Call button provided on this page if you need remote assistance in resolving your printer problems.

Quick solutions to resolve the HP Envy 4522 printer offline problem

  • As the first step of troubleshooting the “offline” problem, check to make sure that your printer is turned on and connected to the Windows or Mac computer.
  • Make sure that the paper tray has enough papers, and the ink cartridges are installed properly in their slots.
  • Check if any error message is displayed on your printer screen. If yes, restart the printer to clear it.

For Windows

  • Install and use the HP Diagnostic tool “HP Print and Scan Doctor” on your Windows computer.
  • Set the printer as the default one on your computer if you haven’t done it yet. To do so, open the Printers & Scanners window. Select your printer and click Manage. Go to the section named “Manage your device” and click the Set as default option.
  • Configure the printer settings correctly if they are configured wrongly.

For Mac

  • Use the HP Smart Diagnostic & Fix option to know the exact cause of the problem and fix it. To do so, open the HP Smart app on your Mac computer. Click Printers > Diagnose & Fix > Start. Perform the diagnosis by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Re-add your printer to fix the offline problem. Open the Printers & Scanners screen on your computer and select your printer under the Printers list. Now, click the Minus icon under the Printers list to remove the selected printer. After removing the printer successfully, re-add it by clicking the Plus icon below the Printers list.
  • Reset the print system. Select and right-click on your printer on the Printers & Scanners screen. Click Reset printing system > Reset. If prompted, type your admin password in the given field and click OK.
  • Initially, check whether the ink cartridges are installed properly in their slots. If not, remove and install them properly. Also, make sure that the cartridges are unpacked properly.
  • Next, check the estimated ink levels of the cartridges (Scroll down this page to know how to check the estimated ink level of the cartridges). If they are empty or low, replace them and then print a test page.
  • Select the Skip Blank Pages option in the Print Properties dialog box if the document that you’re printing has a blank page.
  • Restart the printer.
  • Make sure that the recommended paper type is loaded in the tray.
  • Configure the print settings correctly if they are configured wrongly.
  • If the black ink cartridge is not printing, then check its estimated ink level and replace it (if necessary).
  • You can use the printer’s control panel, software, or HP Utility to check the estimated ink level.
  • Using the printer’s control panel: Tap on the Ink icon available on your printer’s home screen.
  • Using the printer software: On your computer, open the HP printer software. Locate and click on the Estimated Ink Levels option.
  • Using HP Utility: Open your printer’s Utility. Select your printer if necessary. Click Supplies Status to view the estimated ink levels of the cartridges.)
  • Now, if you find the black ink cartridge level is low or empty, replace it with a new one.
  • To replace the black cartridge, first, get the replacement one from the HP Store.
  • After getting it, turn on your printer if it is turned off.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door followed by the cartridge lid.
  • Remove the black ink cartridge from its slot.
  • Unpack the replacement cartridge and install it in the slot.
  • Close the lid and door.
  • Print a test page to check if the black ink not printing problem is resolved.
  • Turn on your wireless router: Initially, check whether the wireless router that you’re using for the Wi-Fi setup is turned on. If not, turn it on and then try to connect the printer to the wireless network.
  • Place the printer closer to the router: Check to make sure that your printer is placed closer to the router. Also, make sure that the electromagnetic devices that can block the wireless connection are not placed closer to the printer and router.
  • Restarting the printer and router: A quick restart process can resolve most printer problems. Restart your printer completely. After doing it, restart your router too.
  • Using a stable internet connection: If your wireless router is connected to an unstable internet connection, there is a chance for these kinds of problems to occur. Check and connect your router to a stable internet connection.

If none of the solutions fix the printer not connecting to the Wi-Fi problem, contact us.