How To Perform Hp Envy 6400e Setup Easily

Bought a new HP Envy 6400e printer and looking for a simple and easy guide to set it up? If yes, read this setup article completely and execute the steps in it for a quick and error-free setup.

Setting up a new or already used printer is straightforward, and anyone with the basic setup knowledge can perform it. However, there is a chance for an error or a problem to occur at any time when performing the printer setup.

To avoid issues during the setup, you need to ensure that the setup steps are performed correctly. We have explained how to perform the HP Envy 6400e setup easily and correctly in the sections below.

Hp Envy 6400e Printer Setup

Hp Envy 6400e Setup - All-in-one Guide

If you’re going to set up a new printer that you bought recently from a retail store, then prepare it for the same and begin the setup. Similarly, if you want to set up an already used printer (second hand), restore its settings to default and then begin the setup process.

Now, let’s see the step-by-step instructions for setting up your HP Envy 6400e printer.

Preparing The Printer

Unpack the printer or restore the printer settings to prepare it for the setup.

For A New Hp Envy 6400e Printer

  • Take the HP Envy 6400e printer and its components out of the box.
  • Ensure that the printer is placed on a neat surface.
  • Remove the packing tapes from your printer.
  • Now, get the power cord and connect it from the printer’s inlet to your electrical outlet.
  • If the cord is connected securely, the printer will automatically turn on.
  • Check if the cord is connected securely and press the Power button if the printer doesn’t turn on automatically.

For An Old Hp Envy 6400e Printer

  • Initially, ensure that your HP Envy 6400e printer is turned on.
  • Now, open the cartridge access door.
  • Locate the Power and Wireless buttons on the printer’s control panel.
  • Now, press and hold the located buttons for three seconds to restore the printer settings to default.
  • Once the settings are restored, choose the setup method and set up the printer as per your preferences.

Choosing The Hp Envy 6400e Setup Method

If you want to set up and access your printer on the latest Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android device, then install and use the HP Smart app to complete the rest of the HP Envy 6400e setup.

Otherwise, complete the printer’s hardware setup, align the printer, and install it on your Windows 7 or Mac computer using the HP Easy Start software.

If you wish to complete the printer setup using the HP Smart app, follow the instructions below. Otherwise, continue the printer setup from the “Completing the printer’s hardware setup” section on this page.

Using The Hp Smart App (iOS)

Note: Windows, Mac, and Android users can also refer to the following instructions to perform the HP Envy 6400e setup using the HP Smart app. The overall processes are the same even if the OS types are different.

  • Install and open the HP Smart app on your iOS device.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is connected to a stable internet connection.
  • Enable the Bluetooth feature on your iOS device if it is disabled.
  • Check whether the setup mode is enabled on your printer. This mode is automatically enabled when you turn on the printer for the first time.
  • If it has been two hours since you turned on the printer or you have pressed the Wi-Fi button accidentally after turning on the printer for the first time, restore its network settings to default to put the machine back to the setup mode.
  • Now, tap on the Set up a new printer button on the app's welcome screen.
  • The app will try to detect the printers that are in setup mode and display their names on the screen.
  • Choose your printer from the list.
  • Complete the rest of the HP Envy 6400e setup by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Completing The Hp Envy 6400e Hardware Setup

Load the recommended paper type and install the genuine HP ink cartridges into the printer.

  • Open the input tray.
  • Move the guides to the ends.
  • Fan and load a stack of paper into the tray.
  • Adjust the guides and close the input tray. Then, open the output tray.
  • Raise the ink cartridge access door.
  • Unpack and install the genuine HP ink cartridges into their slots.
  • Close the door.

Aligning The HP Envy 6400e Printer

Align the printer to complete the HP Envy 6400e printer’s hardware setup.

  • Once you load paper and install the genuine ink cartridges into the printer for the first time, the machine will automatically start printing an alignment page.
  • Now, open the scanner lid.
  • Place the alignment page and close the lid.
  • Scan the page to align your printer correctly.

Completing The Hp Envy 6400e Setup

Install the HP Easy Start software on your computer to complete the setup.

  • Use the setup CD or the downloaded setup file to perform the software installation.
  • Install the necessary drivers, and connect your printer to the computer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

We hope that the HP Envy 6400e setup instructions above have helped you set up your printer successfully.

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