Hp Envy Photo 6255 Printer Setup

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Hp Envy Photo 6255 Printer Setup

The HP Envy 6255 printer comes with a sturdy design. The printer’s paper tray is not removable, so that the paper loading can get tricky later on. The printer has a separate paper tray, and it is located right above the regular tray, thus leaving out a little space to load paper. The printer has a bad scanner and does not have the auto document feeder and the ability to scan 2-sided.

Hp Envy Photo 6255 Printer Setup

Some of the added features are:

  • Display Screen: Yes
  • Touchscreen Yes
  • Display Screen Size: 2.2"
  • Scanner: Yes
  • Scan Flatbed: Yes
  • Scan Resolution: 1,200 dpi

CONTENTS

  • The HP Envy 6255 printer
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Power Cord

HARDWARE SETUP

  • Unpack the HP printer from the carton and place it on a flat surface.
  • Open the cartridge access door of the HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • Look and get rid of the packaging materials that are present inside.
  • Unpack the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect the plug to the main power source and the other end of the cord to the rear side of the cable.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Open the scanning unit of the printer.
  • Unpack the cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  • Remove the protective tapes from the bottom of the cartridges.
  • Place the Black ink cartridge into the left side of the print head and make sure it clicks in place.
  • Repeat the same step for the other ink cartridge.
  • Pull the paper tray from the bottom of the printer.
  • Place a paper stack in the input tray and adjust the paper guides towards the edges of the paper.

SOFTWARE SETUP

  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the HP support page URL for the HP Envy 6255 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 6255 printer to HP Smart and complete the setup.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

With the help of the printer driver, you can perform the functions of the printer with just a click away. The printer driver is the essential part for the printer to support and also keep the printer’s firmware updated at all costs. Here are the steps to download the HP Envy 6255 printer driver for Windows and Mac OS.

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HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS

There are two ways to download the driver for your Windows OS.

  • Click the Driver Download button on this page.
  • The HP Smart app will be downloaded to your Windows computer.
  • One more way to download the driver is from the official HP support page.
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Open the HP support page for the HP Envy Photo 6255 printer.
  • Once the page opens, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • When the HP Smart page opens, click the Install button.
  • Based on the computer you are using (Windows or Mac), the page will be redirected to Microsoft Store or App Store.
  • Click the INSTALL or GET button.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 DRIVER FOR MAC

  • On this very page, you can click the Driver Download button for Mac.
  • The very next second, you will have the driver downloaded to your Mac computer.
  • If you wish to download the driver from the official HP support page, you can do so.
  • Open the support page for HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • On the left, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • Usually, the support page automatically detects the OS you are using and will show you the drivers for download.
  • If not, click the Choose a different OS option and select Mac and the version.
  • Click and expand the Driver-Product Installation Software option.
  • The search result will ask you to install the HP Smart app.
  • Click the Install button and the page will be redirected to the Mac Apple Store.
  • Click the Get button for HP Smart.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 MANUAL

You can download the user manual for the HP Envy 6255 printer from this support page.

  • Click the Manual Download button and the download will begin instantly.
  • You can also download the Envy printer manual from the official HP support page.
  • Open the support page for the HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • Click the Manuals tab on the left side of the page.
  • Select the User Guide option on the page.
  • The PDF for the user manual will open in a new window.
  • Click the Download icon.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 WIRELESS SETUP

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  • Ensure that the HP Envy 6255 printer is turned on.
  • Press the Wireless icon on the printer control panel.
  • Select Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

(NOTE:If you are selecting Wireless Setup Wizard, ensure that you have the wireless credentials ready. In case you opt for Wi-Fi Protected Setup, ensure that your router or access point has a WPS button) Follow the prompts on the printer display and complete the setup.

HP ENVY PRINTER SCANNER SETUP

The HP Envy 6255 printer supports scanning. To scan a document, you need to place the original in the printer.

  • The HP Envy 6255 printer has a scanner lid.
  • Open the scanner lid.
  • Make sure that you place the document with the print side facing down. Adjust the document to the corner of the guide on the scanner glass.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 SCAN TO COMPUTER

The simplest way to scan a document to your computer is from the printer control panel.

  • Load the original document with the printed side facing downwards.
  • Close the scanner lid.
  • Select the Scan option.
  • Choose the computer you want to send the scanned document to.
  • Choose the method of scan and tap the OK button.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 SCAN TO PDF

  • Open the HP Printer software.
  • Click on the Scan section.
  • Select Manage Scan to Computer.
  • Click the Enable button.
  • Load the document on the scanner glass of the HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • Click the Scan option on the top pane of the printer window.
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo.
  • Select the Scan to PDF option.
  • Click the Scan button and the document will be scanned in PDF format.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 SCAN TO EMAIL

  • Place the original document you wish to scan on the scanner glass of the HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • Open the HP printer software that is downloaded and installed on your computer.
  • Locate and click the Scan a Document or Photo option.
  • Select the method of scan you want.
  • Click Scan.
  • Choose the option Email as PDF or Email as JPEG. This will open the email application on your computer and you can see the attachment in the email section.

HP ENVY PHOTO 6255 TROUBLESHOOTING

The HP Envy 6255 printer might go through some wear and tear. It is quite common with the printer going through some issues of its own. Here are a couple of problems you might face while operating the HP Envy 6255 printer.

METHOD 1: RESET THE PRINTER

  • Make sure the HP Envy 6255 printer is turned on.
  • Disconnect and completely remove the power cord from the main power source.
  • This is when you have to wait for at least 2 minutes.
  • Connect the power cord back to the power source and turn on the printer.
  • See if the HP Envy 6255 printer not printing error is resolved.

METHOD 2: PRINTER SLEEPING OR OFFLINE

For Windows OS:

  • Open the Control Panel on your computer.
  • Under the Hardware and Sound section, click the option View devices and printers.
  • Do a right-click on the HP Envy 6255 printer and select See What’s Printing.
  • Delete the pending print jobs and restart the printer.

For Mac OS:

  • Click on the Apple icon.
  • Select the option named System Preferences.
  • Based on the version of OS, select either the Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners option.
  • Move the mouse cursor to the Printer window, do a right-click and select the option Reset printing system.
  • In the confirmation window, click the Reset button.

There can be different problems as to why the HP Envy 6255 printer is not printing.

  • The print job is stuck and not responding
  • The printer is offline
  • Problem with the Black ink cartridge
  • There is an issue with the internet connection or the wireless connection.

The best solution is to remove and reinstall the Black ink cartridge back into the printer.

  • Ensure that the printer is turned on.
  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • Remove the Black ink cartridge from the right side of the cartridge slot.
  • Make sure that the protective tape is peeled off from the Black ink cartridge.
  • Place the cartridge back into position and make sure it clicks in place.
  • Close the cartridge access door.

METHOD 1: ALIGN PRINTER

Make sure that the HP Envy 6255 printer is properly placed on the surface.

  • Ensure that the printer is turned on and has paper in it to print.
  • Touch the button that is located next to the Setup (Settings) button.
  • Use the right navigation button and select Tools. Then, press OK.
  • Select Align Printer and press the OK button.
  • The printer will print an alignment page.
  • Open the scanner lid.
  • Place the printed alignment page from the HP Envy 6255 printer on the scanner glass.
  • Close the scanner lid and press the OK button.
  • The printer will scan the alignment page and complete the alignment.

METHOD 2: REPLACE THE CARTRIDGES

  • Open the scanning unit of the printer.
  • Open the tab and remove the ink cartridges from the printer (color and black).
  • Unpack the ink cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  • Make sure that you remove the protective tape from the bottom of the ink cartridge.
  • Place the ink cartridge into the cartridge slot.
  • Ensure that it clicks properly in place.

The best way to solve scanning issues is to download the HP utility called the HP Print and Scan Doctor.

  • Open the HP support page for the HP Envy 6255 printer.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab on the left side of the page.
  • Scroll down and click the Utility-Diagnostic Tools section.
  • Click the Download button for the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool.
  • Once the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool download is complete, run the installation and open the utility.
  • Click the Start button.
  • Add the HP Envy 6255 printer.