The HP ENVY Photo 7100 printer series is the highest-end model of three introduced HP Inkjet All-in-One printers. If you have recently bought one from this series, you have made a very good decision to add great quality to your printing work. This article describes how to complete the HP ENVY 7100 printer setup hassle-free within a few minutes.
Ready to get started? The instructions for the first-time setup are mentioned below.
Let's unbox the printer
Take the printer out of the box.
Remove the tapes, stickers, and packing materials from the printer.
Lift the scanner lid and remove the styrofoam sheet.
Ensure that you have removed all the packing materials from the inside and outside the printer.
Configure your preferences
To begin with, connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the provided power cord.
Power on the printer and wait until it becomes ready.
Select your preferences on the touchscreen control panel and confirm them by selecting Yes.
Let's install the cartridges
Start by opening the ink cartridge access door and wait for the carriage to become idle.
Unpack the ink cartridges.
Remove the protective seals from the cartridges.
Insert the black ink cartridge into the right-side slot.
Similarly, insert the color ink cartridge into the left-side slot.
Close the ink cartridge access door and proceed to load some print media
Let's load some plain sheets into the printer
Open the paper input tray and take out the output tray.
Remove the packing materials from the photo tray
Slide the paper width guides to the outermost positions.
Insert a few plain sheets into the tray.
Refix the output tray and push the paper input tray back into the printer.
Wait for the printer to initialize and print a calibration page.
Now, you have completed the hardware installation part of the HP ENVY 7100 printer setup. Continue with the instructions below to complete the software setup.
Let's install the printer software
After completing the hardware setup, use the provided software installation disc to run the driver installation wizard on your computer.
Accept the license agreements and click Next.
Install the software you want by selecting them in the setup wizard.
When the setup wizard prompts you to connect the printer, connect one end of a standard USB cable to your computer and the other end to your printer.
Wait for the setup wizard to detect your printer.
Once the connection is established, register your printer for HP's Instant Ink and verify the printer functionality by printing a test page.
HP ENVY 7100 DRIVER DOWNLOAD
Is your computer not having a CD drive? Are you looking forward to downloading a driver for the HP ENVY Photo 7100 printer? If yes, download the driver from this page or continue reading the instructions below to learn how to get the driver from the official HP site. Make sure that you identify your OS version before getting the driver. If you download a driver incompatible with your OS version, you may not be able to install it on your computer.
HOW TO GET THE DRIVER FOR MAC
On your Mac, open the default browser and visit the official HP site.
Type 'HP ENVY 7100' in the search field and hit the Enter key.
On the next page, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
Wait for HP to detect your macOS version automatically.
Pick the driver you want to download from the available list.
After completing the download, go to the Downloads section of your browser and run the file to start the installation process.
HOW TO GET THE DRIVER FOR WINDOWS 10
Start by launching the browser app on your Windows 10 computer.
Go to the official HP site.
Input your printer's model number in the search field and hit the Enter key.
Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab from the left-side panel.
On the next page, check if your OS version has been detected and is displayed at the top.
If the detected OS version is incorrect, click the Choose a different OS link and pick the Windows 10 OS version.
Select the driver you want from the available list and click the Download button.
Wait until the download is completed.
You can access the downloaded driver file from the Downloads section of your browser.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD THE HP ENVY 7100 MANUAL
The hard copy of the HP ENVY 7100 printer manual is provided with the printer package. In case you have accidentally lost the manual or don't get it in the package, download it from our website. If you want to download the manual from the official HP site, get ready to follow these steps.
First, launch the browser app on your computer and visit the official HP site.
Input your printer's model number in the search field and hit the Enter key.
Click the Manuals tab from the left-side panel.
Click on User Guide to download the manual.
If the manual opens as a PDF, click the Download icon to download and save it to your computer.
HP ENVY 7100 WIRELESS SETUP
As the HP ENVY 7100 printer supports wireless connectivity, it won't be a tedious process to connect your wireless device to it. Here we have given the steps to connect your printer and computer using the Wireless Setup wizard. Scroll down to learn the wireless setup instructions.
Connecting printer and wireless router
Before starting the setup, identify your wireless credentials, such as SSID and network key.
Verify if your printer is turned on.
Ensure that the printer is placed closer to your router.
On the touchscreen control panel, touch the Wireless icon.
Wait for your printer to display the nearby network names.
Select your SSID and input the network key.
Once your printer is connected to your wireless network, print a wireless test page.
Connecting printer and computer
Start by connecting your computer to the same wireless network as your printer.
Download and run the HP Smart app on your computer
Accept the license agreements and sign in to your HP account.
Click the option to add a new printer.
Wait for the HP Smart app to detect your printer.
If prompted, select the Wireless option as your connection type.
Carry out the on-screen instructions and complete the connection between your devices.
To verify the wireless setup, print a test page from the app.
HP ENVY 7100 SCANNER SETUP
With a flatbed scanner, HP ENVY 7100 series printers can print all your documents with high resolution. The steps for the scanner setup are quite simple. Continue reading to learn how to scan documents from your printer to your computer and other scan destinations as well.
HP ENVY 7100 SCAN TO COMPUTER
This section elaborates on how to scan a document from your printer and save it to your computer using the HP Smart app.
Turn on your scanner and place the original document on the scanner glass.
Connect your scanner and computer via a standard USB cable.
Open the HP Smart app on your computer.
Check if your printer name is selected in the app and click the Scan tile.
Click the Get Started button if you are scanning for the first time.
In the Scan window that appears, change auto-enhancement and scan settings.
Preview the document and set the required scan settings.
Click Scan and select Done.
Click Save and specify a folder on your computer to save the document.
HP ENVY 7100 SCAN TO PDF
Using the HP printer software:
To begin with, turn on the scanner and place the original document you want to scan on the scanner glass.
Ensure that your HP Envy printer and computer are connected properly.
Open the HP printer software on your Windows computer.
Click the Scan a Document or Photo tab.
In the Scan window that appears, specify the required scan settings.
Pick the Save as PDF option and click Scan.
For additional scan settings, click the More link at the top-right corner of the Scan window.
Now, your original document will be scanned and saved as a PDF file to the connected computer.
HP ENVY 7100 SCAN TO EMAIL
This section describes how to scan your document and email it from your computer using the HP printer software.
Prepare your printer for scanning and place the original document on the scanner glass.
Verify if the printer and computer are connected securely with a standard USB cable.
On your computer, open the email program and compose an email.
Next, open the HP printer software.
Click the Scan a Document or Photo button and select the required scan settings from the available options.
Pick the Email as JPEG option and click Scan.
Now, the document will be saved as an email attachment in the email program. Open it and send the email to your recipient.
HP ENVY 7100 TROUBLESHOOTING
If your HP ENVY 7100 printer is not working as expected, then it really needs some serious troubleshooting. Some common printer problems like paper jam, ink error, scan error, print error, connection issues, and paper feed issues can happen without any notice. In a few cases, there are chances that they might be a false error. At that time, restart your printer to resolve the errors. If troubleshooting is not your cup of tea, let our technical experts handle it. We are just one call away. Reach us through the call option on this page.
HP ENVY 7100 OFFLINE
Is your HP ENVY 7100 printer status offline on your Windows computer? You can try this troubleshooting procedure to get the status back online.
Ensure that the printer is powered on.
Verify if the connection between the devices (printer and computer) is stable.
On your computer, open Control Panel from the Start menu.
Click the Devices and Printers tab and locate your printer's icon.
Right-click the printer icon and select the Set as default printer option.
Once again, right-click the printer icon and select the See what's printing option.
Click the Printer tab and deselect the Use Printer Offline option.
Cancel the pending print jobs, if any.
Now, check if the printer status turns online.
If the problem persists, restart the Print Spooler service.
HP ENVY 7100 PRINTING BLANK PAGES
Troubleshooting made easy! If your HP Envy 7100 printer is printing blank pages, don't worry. We are here to help you. Follow these troubleshooting steps.
First, check if the printer is loaded with the supported print media.
Next, check the ink cartridges installed inside the printer.
If your printer is running with low ink cartridges, replace them.
If the problem is not with the cartridges, then go to your computer and open the Print dialog box.
Make sure that the documents you are printing have no blank pages.
Click on Preferences or Properties. This will open the printer properties window.
Check if the print settings are correct.
Retry to print your document and check if the problem is resolved.
HP ENVY 7100 NOT PRINTING BLACK
If your HP ENVY 7100 printer is not printing black, check the estimated ink levels. You can do that from the touchscreen control panel or using the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool.
If your printer is running low on black ink, replace that cartridge. If it isn't, check the installed black ink cartridge.
Make sure that the protective seals are removed from the cartridge.
Reinstall the cartridge into the printer and try cleaning the print head.
If the problem remains unsolved, run the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to diagnose and fix the problem automatically.
We hope that you have learned the HP ENVY 7100 printer setup and a few troubleshooting steps from this page. For further assistance from our technical experts, give us a call.