HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup Guide

The HP DJ1112 printer setup process involves unpacking the printer and its components from the shipment, connecting the printer to an electrical supply, sorting the preferences, inserting the ink cartridges, loading blank papers into the paper tray, installing the printer software, and providing a network or USB connection to the HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup.

HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup

How to Setup HP DeskJet 1112 Printer

  1. Take the printer and its components out of the box.
  2. Eliminate all the cardboard pieces and other packing materials from the printer.
  3. Power on the device and sort the preferences accordingly.
  4. Link the printer to an electrical supply using the power cable.
  5. Load a stack of blank paper into the paper tray.
  6. Insert both black and tricolor cartridges into the designated slots.
  7. Use the printer’s installation CD to install the basic DeskJet 1112 printer driver.
  8. Make use of the download link on our site to download the full feature software.
  9. Connect the HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup and your computer through a network or USB hub.

Install HP DeskJet 1112 Printer Driver

  1. Download the apt driver file for your HP DJ1112 printer.
  2. Go to the folder on your laptop in which the file is saved.
  3. Find the setup file with the .exe extension from the list.
  4. Double-click on the file and then select Yes on the pop-up window.
  5. Allocate a root folder for the source files to save.
  6. Continue with the guidelines on the screen.
  7. Click the check-box titled I agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  8. Set up the printer over a wireless, wired, or USB connection.

HP DeskJet 1112 Driver and Manual for Free

The HP DJ1112 printer supports both basic and full feature drivers. The drivers as well as the printer manual can be downloaded for free using the download links on our site. Click the Windows/Mac Driver Download link to download the driver and the Manual Download link to download the manual respectively.

HP DeskJet 1112 USB Printer Setup

Proceed with the following instructions to connect the HP DeskJet 1112 printer to your computer through a USB cord.

  1. Ensure that the latest version of the printer driver is installed on your laptop.
  2. Do not plug the USB cable into the printer before installing the driver.
  3. Link the HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup to an electrical source and then turn it on.
  4. Power on your laptop and make sure to keep both the devices close.
  5. Insert the USB cord into the printer’s USB port.
  6. Plug the opposite side to a USB port on the laptop.
  7. The laptop displays a message stating Installing Device Drivers.
  8. Wait until the device driver installation process is complete.
  9. Click OK on the window that pops up on the upcoming screen.

HP DeskJet 1112 Change Ink Cartridge

Change the ink cartridges if they run out of ink or deplete. Make sure not to use non-HP ink cartridges or cartridges purchased from local markets.

  1. Purchase a new set of HP Deskjet 1112 ink cartridges from the manufacturer.
  2. Ensure that there are no leaks on the ink cartridges.
  3. Unlock the cartridge access door and wait until the carriage turns idle.
  4. Raise the ink lids and take the old ink cartridges out.
  5. Pack them in a cover and send to the manufacturer for recycling.
  6. Take the new cartridges and remove the peel-off tabs.
  7. Put the ink cartridges into the respective ink slots.
  8. Lower the ink slot lids and close the cartridge access door.

How to Print Double-Sided on HP DeskJet 1112

  1. Load the input tray with a stack of plain sheet.
  2. Link the printer and the computer through a USB hub.
  3. On your computer, access the document to be printed.
  4. Click File > Print > OK > Printer model > OK.
  5. Wait until the document prints on one side.
  6. Take the printed papers out of the input tray.
  7. Reinsert them into the tray with the non-print side facing the roller.
  8. Open the file that is to be printed on the other side.
  9. Click File > Print > OK > Printer model > OK.
  10. Check the output tray for the printed document.
HP Deskjet 1112 Double Side Printing

HP DeskJet 1112 Factory Reset

The HP DJ1112 printer does not embed a control panel and so factory resetting the printer is not possible.

  1. As an alternative, you can perform a hard reset on the printer.
  2. Power off the printer and halt until the printer turns idle.
  3. Unplug the power cable from the printer’s power port and the power outlet.
  4. Wait for few minutes and then reestablish the power connection.
  5. Disconnect the printer from the USB connection if connected.
  6. After a few seconds, plug the USB cable into different USB slots on both the devices.
  7. Restart the printer and initiate a print job to check if the printer prints correctly.
  8. Refer to the printer manual for a detailed description about the reset process.

HP DeskJet 1112 Firmware Update

Firmware is the essential part of a printer. Update the printer firmware by downloading it from the manufacturer’s site.

  1. Go to the manufacturer’s website through a browser on your computer.
  2. Type your printer model number or name in the Let’s identify your product to get started bar and click Search.
  3. Choose the version of the operating system currently installed on your system.
  4. Select the Firmware tab and then click the Download option.
  5. If the Firmware section does not appear, then there is no update for your HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup.
  6. Halt until the file saves to a local folder on your computer.
  7. Wait for a while and the HP Pinter Update window opens.
  8. Ensure that the displayed serial number match with the one on your printer. Click the check-box next to the serial number and then select Update.

How to Connect HP DeskJet 1112 Printer to Laptop

The HP DJ1112 is a single-function printer and does not possess any network connectivity options.

  1. Providing a USB connection is the only way to operate on the printer.
  2. During the driver installation process, the system prompts to select the Connectivity type.
  3. Select the USB Setup mode (default) and then click OK.
  4. Take a USB cord that is less than 3 meters in length.
  5. Plug one side of the cable into the USB slot on the printer.
  6. Insert the other side to a USB 3.0 slot on your computer.
  7. Wait for the notification Installing Device Drivers to pop up.
  8. Try to print a document and check if the printer prints correctly.

HP DeskJet 1112 Printer Troubleshooting

The HP DeskJet 1112 printer encounters slight issues and malfunctions due to mishandling and using non-HP products. The problems can be easily overcome with the troubleshooting steps provided on this site. The information provided below is a set of measures to be undertaken to troubleshoot various printer queries.

HP DeskJet 1112 Won’t Print

  1. Ensure that you load enough papers into the paper tray.
  2. Do not load inappropriate papers or overload the tray.
  3. Avoid using non-HP ink cartridges and use only genuine cartridges.
  4. Make sure to get the latest version of the driver for the printer.
  5. Check whether the HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup firmware is up to date.
  6. Replace the ink cartridges and clean the printheads regularly.
  7. Ensure that the print settings are apt for your current print job.
  8. Service the printer in an authorized service center.

HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Offline

  1. The Printer Offline error occurs only on printers that support the Wireless functionality.
  2. It is due to poor network connection and an outdated printer driver.
  3. In single-function printers, only USB setup mode is applicable.
  4. During the USB setup process, the most common error occurring is USB not found during setup.
  5. To rectify this error, use a USB cable that is recommended by the manufacturer.
  6. Do not connect multiple USB devices to the computer you use.
  7. Choose the appropriate setup mode while installing the printer driver.

How to Clean HP DeskJet 1112 Printhead

  1. Unlock the cartridge access panel after turning on the printer.
  2. Take the ink cartridges out of the slots and keep them aside.
  3. Raise the latch that is colored gray on the printhead assembly.
  4. Slide the old printhead by holding it and remove it from the assembly.
  5. Use wet wipes to clean the electrical linings inside the printer.
  6. Put the new printhead into the empty slot and lower the latch.
  7. Print a test page to review the ink flow.

HP DeskJet 1112 Paper Jam

  1. Terminate all the print jobs currently occurring on the printer.
  2. Deactivate the printer’s power and network/USB connections.
  3. Tap the Cancel /Stop icon on the printer for fifteen seconds.
  4. Wait for a while and the papers start to roll out from inside of the HP Deskjet 1112 Printer Setup.
  5. Check if the issue is resolved, else, manually remove the jammed papers.
  6. Remove the papers from the jammed area and clear the bits of torn paper pieces.
  7. Reload the input tray, print a test copy, and check if the issue is rectified.
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