HP Envy 5542 Setup Guidelines

HP Envy 5542 is an affordable printer that suits your home and office use. After getting the HP Envy 5542 printer from the manufacturer, you have to set it up. Carry out the easy and quick guidelines in the following topics to HP Envy 5542 Setup and configure your HP Printer.

HP Envy 5542 Setup

How to Setup HP Envy 5542 Printer

  1. After getting the HP Envy 5542 printer from the manufacturer, check if the printer box is sealed properly.
  2. Open the box and ensure that the printer components are provided in it.
  3. Take the printer from the box. Remove the plastic cover from the printer.
  4. Keep the printer on a flat and dust free surface.
  5. Remove the packing tapes from the printer.
  6. Take the power cable provided in the printer box and unpack it.
  1. Connect the cable to the corresponding port of the printer and power supply. Turn on the HP Envy 5542 printer.
  2. Set your preferences on the control panel of the printer.
  3. Take the ink cartridges provided in the printer box and unpack them.
  4. Peel off the protective tapes on the cartridges.
  5. Open the ink cartridge access door of the printer.
  6. Insert the cartridges into the respective slots.
  7. Print an alignment page. Arrange the cartridges using the alignment paper.
  8. Install the printer software on your computer or laptop.
  9. Thus the first time Printer HP Envy 5542 Setup is implemented successfully.

HP Envy 5542 Driver and Manual Guide

Get the driver and manual of the HP Envy 5542 printer from the Driver & Manual Download buttons respectively. You can get the manual and driver of the printer from this site for free. We provide the recently released printer driver from the Driver Download button on this site for free. The manual includes the guidelines to set the hardware and software of your printer. It also includes troubleshooting methods to solve any issues with the printer.

HP Envy 5542 Driver Installation

  1. Install the HP Envy 5542 printer driver on your computer or laptop after downloading it.
  2. Find the driver folders that you have downloaded on your computer.
  3. Double-click the driver file to initialize the installation process.
  4. Note: Unzip the file if it is .zip extension.
  5. Set the connection method between your printer and computer.
  6. Go through the guidelines and complete the HP Envy 5542 Setup and installation process.
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HP Envy 5542 Wireless Setup

The wireless connection is one of the essential methods in connecting your HP Envy 5542 printer and computer. Glance through the simple and easy guidelines in the following topics to HP Envy 5542 Setup the wireless link between the devices.

How to Connect HP Envy 5542 to Wireless

  1. Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct feature on your printer.
  2. Note: You can enable the Direct option on the control panel of the printer.
  3. Check if the input tray of the Envy printer is loaded with suitable papers.
  4. Click the Start button present at the bottom left corner of the computer’s screen.
  5. Select Settings --> Devices --> Printers & Scanners --> Add a Printer
    --> Show Wi-Fi Direct Printers.
  6. Click the name of your printer which starts with the word Direct.
  7. Go through the instructions and complete the wireless setup using the Wi-Fi Direct feature.

How to Connect HP Envy 5542 to Computer

  1. Turn on your router and ensure that it provides an active internet connection.
  2. On the function panel of the HP Envy 5542 printer, touch the Settings icon. Tap the Wireless Setup option.
  3. Type the network name & password of the router.
  4. Download and install the HP Envy 5542 printer driver on your computer.
  5. Note: If you have installed the printer driver previously, skip the above step.
  6. Glance through the guidelines on the screen.
  7. Configure the connection type as wireless.
  8. Provide the network name and password again.

HP Envy 5542 Airprint Setup

  1. Power up the HP Envy 5542 printer by long pressing its power button.
  2. Tap the Wireless option on the front panel of the Envy printer.
  3. Enable the Wireless Direct feature.
  4. Open the document or picture you desire to print on your Apple device.
  5. Click the Share icon present at the bottom left of the screen.
  6. Choose your printer name. Set the print settings if needed.
  7. Tap Print and complete the HP Envy 5542 AirPrint setup.
HP Envy 5542 Airprint Setup

HP Envy 5542 Ink Cartridge Installation

Install the ink cartridge is one of the important procedure in configuring your HP Envy 5542 printer. Follow the simple and quick guidelines in the upcoming topic to replace in cartridges in the HP Envy 5542 Setup.

How to Replace Ink Cartridge HP Envy 5542

  1. Power on the HP Envy 5542 printer if it is turned off previously.
  2. Ensure that the input tray of the printer is loaded with compatible papers.
  3. Raise the access cover present at the top of the printer.
  4. The carriage moves to its position. Wait until the carriage settles.
  5. Open the ink cartridge lid which you intend to replace.
  6. Gently press the cartridge and take from the printer.
  7. Unpack a new ink cartridge. Remove the protective tapes on it.
  8. Insert the cartridge into the corresponding slot.
  9. Close the access door and complete the ink cartridge replacement process.
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How to Print on HP Envy 5542

  1. Open the document or image you need to print in any application on your computer.
  2. Edit the document if needed.
  3. Click the File menu present at the top of the computer’s screen.
  4. Change the print configurations if necessary.
  5. Click Printer Properties or Preferences. Also, set the Advanced settings.
  6. The Advanced settings are the Paper Type, Paper Size, Print on Both Sides and more.
  7. If the Print Shortcut tab is present, configure the default settings.
  8. Finally, click OK --> Print.

How to Print Photos on HP Envy 5542

  1. Turn on the HP Envy 5542 printer if it is powered off previously.
  2. Open the photo tray of the printer.
  3. Slide out the paper width guides and keep the photo sheets with their print side facing down.
  4. Fix the sheets by sliding in the paper width guides. Close the photo tray.
  5. Open the photo you need to print in any application on your computer.
  6. Go to the Menu option and tap Print.
  7. Change the settings like Paper Size, Source, Type, Photo Size and more.Finally, click Print and start printing your picture.

How to Scan on HP Envy 5542

  1. Keep the document or image you need to scan on the scanner glass of the printer with its print side facing down.
  2. Click the search bar and type Scan. Select HP Easy Scan in the list that appears on the screen.
  3. Now the HP Scan window opens.
  4. Do to the Scanner drop-down menu and select your printer name.
  5. Go to the Preset menu and configure a scan job. Tap Scan.
  6. Click the thumbnail of the scanned document to edit it.
  7. Touch Send --> Folder. Click on the Prefix field and change the file name if needed. Finally, tap Save.

How to Scan Multiple Pages on HP Envy 5542

  1. Open the printer driver on your computer or laptop.
  2. Click Scan a Document or Photo --> Save as PDF.
  3. Set the resolution range below 301 DPI.
  4. Check if the checkbox near Show Viewer option is ticked.
  5. Tap the Scan button.
  6. In the Scan Preview Dialog box, click the plus (+) button to scan more pages. Click the Save button again.
  7. For more guidance to scan multiple pages, contact our technical support team.

HP Envy 5542 Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting solutions are used to fix any printer issues easily. Follow the step by step, and easy guidelines in the following topics to solve any problems with your HP Envy 5542 printer. You can also obtain more HP Envy 5542 Setup troubleshooting solutions from our technical support team by contacting them.

HP Envy 5542 Not Printing

  1. Ensure that the input tray of the printer is loaded with compatible papers.
  2. It is recommended to use genuine ink cartridges to avoid the ink cartridge problem.
  3. Verify the print configurations on your computer.
  4. Check if the ink cartridges are installed in the respective slots.
  5. Also, verify the ink level of the cartridges.
  6. If the ink level of the cartridge is low, replace it with a new set.

HP Envy 5542 Offline

  1. The HP Envy 5542 printer offline problem mainly occurs due to an improper link between your printer and computer.
  2. If you link the devices using a wireless connection, check if the printer and computer are linked to the same network of a router or access point.
  3. For a wired connection, ensure that the USB cable is connected to their respective ports on your HP Envy 5542 printer and computer.
  4. Also, verify the power connection of the printer.

HP Envy 5542 Printing Blank Pages

  1. Check if the input tray of the printer is loaded with compatible papers.
  2. Check if the HP ink cartridges are inserted into the corresponding slots.
  3. Always use genuine ink cartridges to avoid printing issues.
  4. Verify the print settings on your computer or laptop.
  5. Execute a printer function and ensure that the problem is fixed.
  6. If the printer prints blank pages again, contact our customer support team.

HP Envy 5542 Paper Jam

  1. Ensure that there are no paper jams in the input and output tray of the printer.
  2. Open the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and ensure that there are any papers stuck.
  3. Slide the carriage & check if it is moving properly.
  4. Also, ensure that there are no jammed papers in other parts of the HP Envy 5542 printer like bottom cleanout, paper path, or rear access door.
  5. Refix the printer parts and try to solve the HP Envy 5542 Setup problem.