Setting up a new printer for the first time is not a big deal. However, if you're new to printers, you might face some struggles or even problems when performing the HP Envy 5000 setup. So, we created this article to help you complete the setup correctly and in no time. Before we kick off, read the following brief note about this HP printer. By doing so, you may learn more about it. The Envy 5000 from HP is an all-in-one printer designed for home use. This printer offers excellent printing, scanning, copying, and faxing features. You can print a document or an image from cloud storage or a mobile device with it. We hope that you find the information above useful! We will see how to install the HP Envy 5000 printer on your computer or smartphone and more about this printer in the upcoming sections.
Setting up a printer is pretty straightforward. However, before starting the setup, ensure that the printer is unpacked completely and placed on a stable, neat surface. This will help you complete the HP Envy 5000 setup effortlessly, quickly, and without errors. So, remove all the packing materials from inside and outside the printer if it is still packed. After doing that, begin the setup by following the step-by-step instructions below.
#1 Configuring The Initial Setting
The first step of the setup is to configure the initial settings.
For that, first, you have to turn on the printer.
Get the printer's power cord and connect it directly from the printer's inlet to your electrical outlet.
Press the printer's power button on the control panel if the printer doesn't turn on.
The printer will start performing the initial boot-up now. This might take a few seconds or a minute to complete.
Once your printer is idle and silent, the Select Language screen will open.
Choose the language that you wish to use as the device language from the list and tap OK. Similarly, configure the other initial settings by following the prompts on the screen. It is that simple.
Are you done with configuring the initial settings? Yes? Now, let's go to the next step of the HP Envy 5000 setup.
#2 Installing The Genuine Ink Cartridge
The second step is installing the ink cartridges. Get the genuine HP ink cartridges that were shipped with the printer.
Open the access door. You will see the carriage moving from left to right and vice versa. You can only install the cartridges once the carriage becomes silent.
Meanwhile, unpack the genuine ink cartridges. Remove the plastic tape from the cartridges.
Is the carriage silent now? Yes? Then, open the cartridge slot clip and install the unpacked cartridges into their slots.
You will hear a click once the cartridge is seated properly. Lower the clip and close the access door.
The printer will try to recognize the installed cartridges now.
Once the cartridges are recognized, the "Instant Ink Read" screen with the message "Thank you for installing..." will open. Can you see it? Yes?
Now, tap OK to confirm the action and go to the next step of the HP Envy 5000 setup.
#4 Align The Printer
The second-to-last step is aligning the printer. The "Align the Printer" screen will automatically open on your printer once you install the cartridges and load paper into it.
Tap OK to begin the alignment process on your printer.
The printer will print the alignment page in the first phase of this process.
In the second phase, you have to place the page on the scanner glass and scan it to complete the alignment process.
Once the alignment is done successfully, the "Alignment Successful" message will appear. Tap OK on it.
Congratulations! You have completed the HP Envy 5000 printer's hardware setup.
#5 Completing the HP Envy 5000 Setup
You are now at the final step of the HP Envy 5000 setup.
You can set up and use this printer on a computer or smartphone over a wireless or USB connection.
Before you start, choose the device and the connection type.
If you want to install and use the printer from your smartphone, connect it to a stable wireless network and use the HP Smart app. You can also use the Apple AirPrint feature if you're using an iOS device.
Download the latest HP Envy 5000 setup file from this page if you're looking to set up the printer on your computer. (Refer to the instructions given below in the HP Envy 5000 Driver Installation section to learn more about the driver).
All right there? We hope you completed the HP Envy 5000 setup by following the step-by-step instructions above.
HP Envy 5000 Driver & Manual Download
Downloading the right printer driver is time-consuming, and not everyone has the same experience. We understand your concern. As a result, we have simplified the driver download process on this page to assist you in downloading the most compatible and up-to-date printer driver for your OS type. You can get the latest HP Envy 5000 setup driver for Windows or Mac for free with a single click from this page. There is no better and easy way than using the printer's user guide to learn more about the printer and its functions. You can get all the information related to your printer in its user guide. The hard copy of the manual will be provided with the printer during the purchase. Is the manual not provided? Have you lost the printer manual that was shipped with your printer? Yes? No problem. You can download the soft copy of the printer by clicking the Manual Download button.
HP Envy 5000 Driver Installation
Are you done with the HP Envy 5000 printer's hardware setup and looking to install the printer and its driver on your computer? Yes? Then, first, download the most compatible and latest printer driver from this page if you want the driver file for your OS type. After doing that, read the instructions given below and execute as instructed to complete the driver installation in no time.
Open the downloaded driver file to begin the HP Envy 5000 setup on your computer.
What do you see on the installation screen? The screen with terms and conditions, right? You have to accept the license agreement of the printer manufacturer to begin the driver installation. So, click Accept to agree with the license agreement.
As soon as you accept the agreement, the basic printer drivers will start installing on your computer. This might take a few seconds or a minute to complete.
Once it is done, the Connection Options screen will open. Select the connection type that best suits your needs and click Next.
You can complete the rest of the HP Envy 5000 driver installation by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
HP Envy 5000 Wireless Setup
Do you want to access your HP Envy printer faster and more securely remotely? Yes? Then, set it up on your computer or smartphone using the wireless connection. The Wi-Fi setup is easy to perform. The Envy 5000 from HP is already a wireless-enabled printer that can be connected to a computer or smartphone wirelessly from its control panel and your computer or smartphone. The interesting fact is that you can do this with or without a wireless router. You will read more about it in the following sections. So, why wait? Let's get started!
Connecting An HP Envy 5000 To Wi-Fi Using A Router
Do you have a wireless-enabled router, computer, or smartphone? Yes? Then, follow the instructions below to perform the wireless setup on your printer using a router.
From The Printer's Control Panel
Switch on your HP Envy printer and the wireless router if necessary.
You will find the Wi-Fi icon on the printer's home screen. Have you found it? Yes? Then, tap on it.
Now, what do you see on the screen? The Wireless Summary screen displays the current Wi-Fi status of your printer, right? Here, tap on the Settings icon to open the printer's Wi-Fi settings screen. Ensure that the wireless feature is enabled.
Here, you will find Wi-Fi Protected Setup and Wireless Setup Wizard.
Choose Wi-Fi Protected Setup, or WPS, if you're using a WPS-enabled router if you want to connect your Envy 5000 printer to Wi-Fi with a single press.
If you want to manually connect your printer to Wi-Fi, then select the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and follow the on-screen prompts.
After doing that, connect your computer or smartphone to the same network over a wireless or wired connection.
Use the recommended printer software or the HP Smart app to complete the rest of the HP Envy 5000 Wi-Fi setup.
From A Computer Or Smartphone
Both the HP Smart app and the printer's full-featured software have the capability to detect the printer that is in setup mode and install them on your computer or smartphone.
First, check if the printer is in setup mode. When it is in setup mode, you will find the Wi-Fi blinking on the printer's control panel. If the light is not blinking, go to the Wireless Settings screen and tap on the Restore Network Settings option. This will restore your printer's network settings to default and enable the setup mode on it.
Next, connect your device (computer or smartphone) to the wireless network and open the recommended full-featured software or the HP Smart app on it.
Set up your printer on your device over a wireless network by following the on-screen instructions.
HP Envy 5000 Wi-Fi Configuration Without A Router
Don't you have a wireless router? Are you looking for an alternative method to perform the HP Envy 5000 Wi-Fi setup without using a router, printer software, or the HP Smart app? Yes? Then this section is for you. The HP Envy 5000 printer supports the Wi-Fi Direct feature. So, if you don't have a wireless router but still want to access it remotely, then you can go for this feature.
First, enable the Wi-Fi Direct feature on your printer. To do so, open the printer's Home screen if necessary. Tap on the Wi-Fi Direct icon, followed by Settings. Now, enable the Wi-Fi Direct feature by tapping the toggle button beside it. You can also use the printer's EWS page to enable this feature.
As soon as the Wi-Fi Direct feature is enabled, the Wi-Fi Direct credentials of your printer will show up on the screen. Note the credentials.
Go to your wireless-enabled smartphone or computer and enable the Wi-Fi feature on it.
Now, the Wi-Fi network SSIDs that are available within your computer or smartphone range will show up on the screen. Choose your printer's Wi-Fi Direct name from the network list, and tap or click Connect.
Type the Wi-Fi Direct password if prompted, and tap or click Connect to complete the Wi-Fi setup.
How To Connect HP Envy 5000 To A Laptop - Using Wi-Fi
The HP Envy 5000 printer supports Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi, and USB connection types. You can use one out of these three connection types if you want to connect this printer to a laptop. Here, we will show you how to connect the HP Envy 5000 to a laptop using a Wi-Fi connection. If you are looking to connect the printer to your laptop using the USB cable, kindly refer to the instructions given below in the "How to Connect HP Envy 5000 to Computer via USB" section of this page.
First, you have to do is connect your printer and laptop to the same Wi-Fi network. We have discussed the HP Envy 5000's Wi-Fi setup in the section above. Go through it to connect your printer and laptop to the same network.
Have you connected your devices (printer and laptop) to the same network? Yes? Then, if your laptop is running the latest Windows or Mac operating system, install and use the HP Smart app to complete the rest of the setup.
If you're using Windows 7, an older version of Mac, or you want to install the printer on your laptop using the printer software, then download the most compatible and up-to-date printer driver from this page and use it to install the printer on your laptop.
We hope you were able to connect the HP Envy 5000 to your laptop using the information above.
Connecting HP Envy 5000 To Computer Via USB
In the preceding section, we saw how to connect the HP Envy 5000 to a laptop via Wi-Fi. You can use the same instructions as a reference to connect your printer to the computer over a wireless network. If you want to connect and access your printer from one computer, follow the instructions below.
Switch on your computer and the printer. Get a USB cable for your printer.
Now, open the HP Envy 5000 setup software for Windows or Mac on your computer and install the basic drivers.
When you reach the Connection Options screen, choose the USB option and click Next.
Now, the screen that prompts you to connect your printer to the computer using the USB cable will open. Do the same as instructed on the screen, and click Next.
The installer file will detect the connected printer now. Once the setup file detects your printer, you can find its name displayed on the Select device screen.
Choose your printer and follow the prompts to complete the USB setup.
This is how you connect your HP Envy 5000 to a computer using the USB cable. Did you find the information above useful? Yes? Then, kindly share it with your friends or anyone else who is looking for the right way to connect the HP Envy printer to a computer using the USB cable.
HP Envy 5000 Ink Change - Quickly
Is your printer delivering blank printouts or printouts with gaps? Is the print quality not satisfactory? If your answer is yes, check the ink levels of the cartridges installed on your printer. If the estimated ink level is low or empty, kindly replace it with a new one. Go ahead and read the section below to learn more about it.
Checking the Ink Levels
Checking The Ink Levels
You can check the HP Envy 5000 printer cartridges' estimated ink levels in four ways.
From the printer's control panel: There will be an icon that looks like an ink drop on your printer's home screen. Have you found it? Yes? Tap on it. Now, the screen showing the estimated ink levels of the cartridges will open.
From the printer software for Windows: Open the HP software. Have you done it? Yes? Okay, now, in the top menu list, there will be a menu called "Estimated Ink Levels." Click on it to view the ink levels of the cartridges installed on your printer.
From the printer utility on Mac: If you have installed the printer on Mac, open HP Utility and choose your printer below Printers if necessary. After doing that, you will find the list of options on the right side of the screen. Locate and click on the Supplies Status option below Information and Support to see the ink levels of the cartridges.
From the HP Smart app: Open the app. Ensure that your HP Envy 5000 printer is selected correctly. Now, tap or click on the Estimated supply levels command beside your printer name. The screen will open, where you can see the estimated ink levels of the cartridges.
Getting The Replacement Cartridges
Using an incompatible or incorrect cartridge may result in cartridge issues and, in some cases, damage to the cartridge carriage and printheads.
So, before you begin the replacement, get the genuine ink cartridge that is designed for your printer and region from the HP Store or a retail store near you.
HP Envy 500 Ink Replacement
Replacing the existing cartridge with a new one is as easy and simple as installing the cartridge for the first time.
First, load the input tray with enough paper, if necessary.
Next, remove the cartridge that you want to replace from its slot.
After doing that, unpack the new cartridge and install it in its slot. Remember to close the door after installing the cartridge.
Now, the printer will print an alignment page if you have installed the ink cartridge correctly.
Complete the alignment process by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
HP Envy 5000 AirPrint Setup
Looking for an alternative way to set up your printer on an iOS device without using an app or the Wi-Fi Direct feature? Yes? Use Apple's AirPrint feature. However, before starting the setup, you must ensure that your iOS device supports Apple's AirPrint. You will read more about it in the section below.
Apple's AirPrint feature is available on iOS devices that are running OS versions 4.2 or later.
If your device supports AirPrint, connect your iPhone and the HP Envy 5000 printer to the same wireless network (refer to the instructions above or contact us to learn more about it) to access the printer for printing without an app.
Open an image or document you want to print.
Have you done it? Yes? Now, on the screen, tap the Share icon. The list of options will show up now. Choose Print. Now, the Printer Options screen will open.
Here, choose your HP Envy printer if necessary. Set the number of print copies, range, and other settings. After doing that, tap Print to print the selected document or image.
HP Envy 5000 Paper Loading
For a smooth print experience, the correct and compatible paper type must be loaded. It is also very important to load the right amount of paper and remove any previously loaded paper from the tray before loading another media type into the tray. Here, we will see how to load paper on the HP Envy 5000.
Open the input tray door and pull it completely out of the printer.
Move the guides to the ends. Ensure that the tray is empty.
Get a stack of plain paper or envelopes and load them with the print side down into the tray.
Ensure that the paper is loaded only up to the maximum limit mark because overloading the tray will lead to paper jams and feed-related issues.
Push the tray and close the door. Remember to open the tray extender and set the size and other settings of the paper that you have loaded on your printer at the end.
How To Print Double - Sided With The HP Envy 5000
This HP Envy printer supports auto-duplex printing. So, you can print both sides of the documents effortlessly and within a few seconds with the HP Envy 5000 printer. Go ahead and read to learn more about it.
First, ensure that you have loaded the recommended paper type onto your printer.
Next, use an application that supports printing to open the document you want to print on your computer.
After doing that, open the Print dialog box. First, ensure that your printer model is selected correctly.
Next, choose the "Duplex Printing" or "Print on Both Sides" option. Configure the other print settings and click Print.
The HP Envy printer will start printing your document as soon as you click "Print."
How To Scan Multiple Pages On HP Envy 5000
Do you want to scan multiple pages of the document and save them as a single file? Yes? Then, follow the simple instructions below to do it within a few minutes.
Connect your HP Envy 5000 Setup printer and computer using either a wireless or USB connection.
As you can see, there is no ADF available on this printer. So, you can only use the scanner glass to scan a single file or multiple pages of the document.
Place the first page of the original you need to scan on the scanner glass of the HP printer. Ensure that the print side of the original is facing down.
Open the HP Printer Assistant software if you're using Windows.
Scan a Document or Photo by clicking Scan. Now the HP Scan window opens.
Choose the Save as PDF or Document option below the File shortcut section. Ensure to choose the "Show scan preview" option. After doing that, set the scan size, output type, resolution, and file type settings on the same screen, and click Scan.
Now, the printer will start scanning the original. A screen will appear on your computer when the original is scanned. Remove the existing original from the printer's scanner glass and place the next one. Click Plus on the opened dialog box to continue scanning.
Similarly, scan and save all the pages of the document as a single PDF file.
HP Envy 5000 Fax Setup
Are you looking to set up your HP Envy 5000 printer for faxing? Yes? Read the following information once before you start doing it, or use the information below as a reference to complete the fax setup successfully.
First, connect your printer to a telephone wall jack (that you're using for fax) using a phone cord.
Next, connect your answering machine and the HP Envy printer using another phone cord.
Now, turn on your printer and select the Fax or Setup menu.
Change the settings like Answering Mode, Fax Header, Number of Rings to Answer the Fax, Fax Volume, and Dial Type if necessary.
After configuring the necessary fax settings, remember to save them. Do you have configured the fax settings correctly on your printer? Yes? Then, send a test fax from the printer's control panel or from your computer.
Contact us to learn more about it.
How to Reset Your HP Envy 5000 Printer
Is your printer malfunctioning? Is your printer stuck or not responding? Are you having difficulty performing a printer-related operation on your HP Envy 5000 printer? Yes? Then the quickest and simplest solution is to reset.
Ensure that your printer is powered on.
Now, unplug the printer's power cord from the electrical outlet.
Ensure to do this with your printer powered on.
Count for 15 seconds from the second you plug the power cord into the outlet.
After 15 seconds, reconnect the power cord and wait for the printer to turn on automatically.
If the printer fails to turn on, press the power button to turn it on.
Congratulations! You have reset your HP Envy 5000 printer successfully.
HP Envy 5000 Troubleshooting
Is your HP Envy printer not connecting to a computer? Are you unable to print or scan with your HP Envy 5000 printer? Is your printer status showing offline? Yes? Then don't worry. We have your back covered. There is a solution for every printer problem. These are the common problems that are faced by many people. The workarounds that might help you resolve the problem mentioned above are given below. For real-time or further assistance, you can also contact us by clicking the toll-free button provided on this page.
HP Envy 5000 Not Connecting - Fixed
Is your HP Envy 5000 printer not connecting to a computer over a wireless or USB connection? Yes? Then, try the simple workarounds below to fix it in no time.
Restart the devices (printer and computer). This is a simple and effective method to resolve these kinds of common problems.
Incompatible network types may lead to these kinds of problems. So, if you're using wireless, ensure that the Wi-Fi network that you're using is recommended for your printer.
Similarly, if you're using a USB, connect the USB cable directly from your printer's USB port to the computer's USB port.
Use the latest printer driver or app to install the printer on your computer.
Remove and re-add the printer if the above solutions don't resolve the problem.
HP Envy 5000 Printer Offline
The HP Envy 5000 printer offline issue arises for several reasons. However, most people face this problem when there is a communication issue between the devices. This happens when the devices are connected to a different network. However, you can resolve this printer problem.
Connect the HP printer to your computer via USB or wireless.
If the printer status shows offline, even after the devices are on the same network, use the HP Print & Scan Doctor app. This diagnostic and repair app automatically detects the cause of the problem and fixes it.
A simple restart can also help you resolve these kinds of problems. So, restart your printer and the computer. After that, check the printer status.
Remove and re-add the printer on your computer if the status shows offline.
If the re-add method fails to resolve the problem, reset the printing system (on a Mac) or reinstall the printer driver.
We hope that any one of the above solutions has helped you resolve the offline issue with your printer.
HP Envy 5000 Won't Print - Let's Fix It Together
Is your HP printer not responding to any printer-related requests? Yes? It's okay. You can also resolve this printer problem by following the instructions below in no time.
Ensure that the paper tray of the HP Envy 5000 printer has enough paper and is loaded with compatible papers.
Check if the genuine HP ink cartridges are installed in the corresponding slots. If not, remove and reinstall them.
Are you experiencing this issue after a long print job? Yes? The printer's internal parts may then overheat, causing it to stop printing. In that case, leave the printer's internal parts to cool down for a while, and then try to perform the print operation.
Update or reinstall the printer driver on your computer if the current one is incompatible or outdated.
Generally, the printer will stop printing and responding to your printer-related request when it faces problems with its hardware or software. You will also receive an error message or code on the printer or computer screen during this time. So, check if any error message or code is displayed on the screen. If so, kindly clear it, and then try to print a document.
Restart the printer. This will clear the temporary errors or problems on your printer. If the restart doesn't seem to work, go for a reset.
Contact our technical support team for assistance if the HP Envy 5000 printer is still not printing.
HP Envy 5000 Scan Not Found - 3 Possible Solutions
Do you need help locating your HP Envy 5000 scanner when trying to scan an original from your computer? Yes? It's alright. We have some simple workarounds that can help you resolve this scanning issue and continue scanning on your printer. So, are you reading? Let's get started.
Open the diagnostic and fix app called "HP Print & Scan Doctor" if you're encountering this scanner issue in Windows. Reach the Finding and Fixing Problems screen by following the on-screen instructions. Click Fix Scanning to push the app to begin the troubleshooting.
In some cases, an outdated or incompatible scanner driver might also lead to these kinds of problems. So check if the scanner driver is up-to-date. If not, kindly remove the existing driver completely and install the latest one.
If you're using the HP Smart app for scanning, update the app and try to scan.
Ensure that the devices are on the same network and try to scan again.
Did this article that shows how to install the HP Envy 5000 printer on your laptop or computer over a wireless connection, how to print with the HP Envy 5000 printer, and other information related to this printer prove useful? Yes, we believe. We have covered almost all the information in this article. Feel free to contact us to learn more about installing the printer or receive real-time assistance in performing the same. Our support team is always ready and happy to assist you.