Hp Envy 5070 Printer Setup

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Hp Envy 5070 Printer Setup

The HP Envy 5070 printer is a multipurpose machine with a wide range of capabilities to meet everyday printing, scanning, and copying needs. The Envy printer delivers a convenient design with compact printing capabilities. The excellent printing quality also plays a key part in making the printer worth it. It is quite undeniable to say that the professional printer comes with a neat design.

Hp Envy 5070 Printer Setup

Unboxing

Contents in the box

  • The HP Envy 5070 printer
  • Power Cord
  • Ink Cartridges

To set up the HP Envy 5070 printer for the first time, you need to perform the hardware setup for the printer.

Hardware Setup

  • Unpack the printer from the carton.
  • Make sure to place the HP Envy printer on a flat surface to avoid printing issues.
  • Remove and discard the protective tapes that are surrounding the body of the HP Envy printer.
  • Open the scanning unit and remove the packaging that is covering the scanner glass of the printer.
  • Remove the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect the main plug of the power cord to the power source and the end to the rear end of the HP Envy printer.
  • Press the Power button located on the body of the printer to turn it on.
  • Select the language and the date/time to perform the initial setup for the printer.
  • Open the cartridge access door to install the ink cartridges.
  • Unpack the cartridges from the carton and remove them from the packaging.
  • Make sure that you remove the protective tape that is covering the bottom of the ink cartridge.
  • Place the cartridges into their respective color slots.
  • Close the cartridge access door.
  • Pull the paper tray from the bottom of the printer.
  • Adjust the paper guides to the corner inside the tray.
  • Place a paper stack into the printer and adjust the guides accordingly.
  • Push the paper tray back into the printer.

Software Setup

  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the HP support page URL for the HP Envy 5070 printer in the address bar; press the Enter button.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • Once the page auto-detects the operating system you are using, it will ask you to download the HP Smart app.
  • Click the Install button.
  • The page will be redirected to either the Microsoft Store or the App Store.
  • Click the GET or INSTALL button.
  • Open the HP Smart app.
  • Follow the commands on the screen.
  • Add the HP Envy 5070 printer to HP Smart and complete the setup.

HP ENVY 5070 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The printer driver is essential to access a printer from a computer. It makes the job simple with just a click away. There are different ways to download the driver for your HP Envy 5070 printer. Further instructions are described below.

Hp Envy 5070 Driver Download

HP ENVY 5070 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

  • Click the Driver Download button located on this page.
  • The driver for the Windows OS will be downloaded to your computer.
  • Another way to download the driver is from the official HP support page.
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the HP support URL for the HP Envy 5070 printer, then press Enter.
  • Click the Software, Driver and Firmware tab on the page.
  • Click the link for Driver-Product Installation Software.
  • The support page will prompt you to download HP Smart as the printer driver.
  • Click the Install button.
  • The Microsoft Store page will open.
  • Click the Get button.

HP ENVY 5070 DRIVER FOR MAC

  • On this very page, click the button for Driver Download.
  • The driver for HP Envy 5070 will be downloaded to your Mac computer.
  • There is also an alternative way to download the driver for the printer.
  • Open the support page for HP Envy 5070 printer on your Safari browser.
  • Click the Software, Driver and Firmware tab located on the left side of the page.
  • Click the Choose a different OS link and select your Mac version.
  • Select the Driver-Product Installation Software link.
  • Click the Install button to download HP Smart.
  • The App Store will open on your Mac.
  • Click the button to download.

HP ENVY 5070 DRIVER INSTALL

  • Once the HP Smart app is downloaded to your Windows or Mac computer, you can proceed with the installation.
  • Since you are using HP Smart for the first time, you need to create an HP account to have access to the functions of HP Envy 5070.
  • Open HP Smart on your computer.
  • Usually, the app finds the printer automatically. If not, click the + button and add the HP printer to the app.
  • Complete the installation for the HP Envy 5070 printer.

HP ENVY 5070 MANUAL

  • Click the Download button under the Manual section, and the download will happen within seconds.
  • You can also download and have the manual from the Official HP Support page.
  • Open the Support page for the HP Printer.
  • Click the Manuals tab.
  • Click one of the manuals as seen on the page.
  • The PDF manual document will open in a new tab.
  • Move the cursor to the top right corner and click the Download button.

HP ENVY 5070 WIRELESS SETUP

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Hp Envy 4500 Wireless Setup
  • Ensure that your HP Envy 5070 printer is turned on.
  • Touch the Wireless icon on the printer display.
  • Select Settings.
  • You will have two options, Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • Select the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option.
  • Ensure that your wireless router is powered on.
  • Press the WPS button on your router within the next 2 minutes.
  • Once done, the printer will try to find the WPS signal initiated by the router.
  • The HP Envy 5070 printer will be connected to your wireless network.

HP ENVY PRINTER SCANNER SETUP

To scan using the HP Envy 5070 printer, you need to know the location to place the document.

  • Ensure that the printer is turned on.
  • Lift the scanner lid of the printer.
  • Place the original document to scan on the scanner glass with the print side facing down.
  • Close the scanner lid.
  • You can now proceed to start scanning at your own will.

HP ENVY 5070 SCAN TO COMPUTER

Scanning a document to your computer is the simplest process. Ensure that the document is placed properly on the scanner glass according to the edges inside the glass.

  • Open the HP printer software downloaded to your computer.
  • Select the Print & Scan tab.
  • Click the Scan option.
  • Go on to select Scan a Document or Photo.
  • Select the format of the document.
  • Select Scan and the document you placed on the scanner glass will be scanned to your computer easily.

HP ENVY 5070 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Load your document on the scanner glass with the print side facing down.
  • Open the HP printer software downloaded to your computer.
  • Select the Print & Scan option.
  • Click Scan.
  • Go on to click Scan a Document or Photo.
  • Under the Scan Shortcuts tab, select the Email as PDF option or Email as JPEG option.
  • Click the Scan button.
  • The document will be scanned and can be viewed as an attachment in your email application.

HP ENVY 5070 TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshooting problems are part and parcel of any printer. The HP Envy 5070 printer is no less. There are some issues you will face with the HP Envy 5070 printer. Here are some issues you will face with the printer (the steps to troubleshoot the problem are described below each topic).

If you have more than 2 printers connected to your computer, you need to choose the HP Envy 5070 printer as the default one.

Windows

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Click the Devices and Printers option.
  • Select the HP Envy 5070 printer that appears to be offline.
  • Do a right-click and select the Set as default printer option.

Mac

  • Click the Apple icon on your Mac computer.
  • Click the System Preferences option.
  • Select either the Print & Scan option or Printers & Scanners option.
  • Select the HP Envy 5070 printer that is offline from the list of printers on the left section.
  • Click the Print tab.
  • In the Kind section, make sure the printer is seen.
  • Click the Default Printer drop-down list and select the printer.
  • Ensure that your HP Envy 5070 printer is turned on.
  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • Remove the black ink cartridge from the cartridge slot.
  • Make sure that the protective tape or cover is removed from the bottom of the ink cartridge.
  • Place the cartridge carefully into the slot and make sure it clicks.
  • Also, you can replace the ink cartridge if you feel that the cartridge has run out of ink.
  • Remove the existing cartridge from the printer and place it aside.
  • Unpack the new ink cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  • Ensure that you peel off and discard the protective tape that is present at the bottom of the ink cartridge.
  • Place it into its respective slot and close the cartridge access door.
  • You can resume printing in black.

If you find out that the HP Envy 5070 printer is printing blank pages, you can check with the following.

  • Ensure that the cartridges are replaced.
  • Check the installation of the ink cartridges.
  • See if the paper size is wrong for the paper printing preferences you have selected.
  • The driver for the printer must be outdated or there could be issues related to connectivity.

If you feel skeptical about the above steps, here is one method that can prove useful for you.

Windows Troubleshooter

  • Open Settings (Windows + I).
  • Once the Settings window opens, click the Update & Security option.
  • Locate and click the Troubleshoot option.
  • Select the HP Envy 5070 printer that is connected to the computer.
  • Click the Run the Troubleshooter button.
  • The Windows Troubleshooter will try to find the issues and fix them immediately.
  • The blank pages issue with HP Envy 5070 will be resolved.
  • Make sure that the HP Envy printer is connected to the main power source.
  • Make sure that the document you are going to scan is placed properly on the scanner glass with the printed side facing down.
  • Check the printer display for error messages and resolve the errors following the on-screen commands.
  • Make sure that the HP Envy 5070 printer is not offline.
  • If connected using a USB cable, ensure the connection is secure. Replace the USB cable if necessary.