HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Setup

Before you start operating the printer, read the following procedure to set up the printer hardware. Place the printer’s carton on a stable surface, where there is ample space to open the printer tray and cover freely.Check whether all the accessories are present in the box, and keep them safe.Take out the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup, and carefully remove all the packaging materials and protective tapes from it.Open the cartridge door and take off the protective object from inside.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Setup

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Printer Guide

HP Pagewide 556dn Setup

1. UNBOXING

    Place the printer’s carton on a stable surface, where there is ample space to open the printer tray and cover freely.
  • Check whether all the accessories are present in the box, and keep them safe.
  • Take out the printer, and carefully remove all the packaging materials and protective tapes from it.
  • Open the cartridge door and take off the protective object from inside. 

2. INSTALLING TONER CARTRIDGES

  1. Keep the cartridge door of your HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup open.
  2. Unpack the new ink cartridge and peel off the covering tape.
  3. Make sure not to touch the metal surface of the cartridge, and gently insert it into the corresponding slot in the printer.
  4. Similarly, install all the ink cartridges and close the cartridge access door.

3. LOADING PAPER IN TRAY-2

  1. Draw out the paper tray-2 from the printer, and move the paper guides to the extent of the tray by sliding them.
  2. Discard the protective material from the tray.
  3. Arrange the paper stack and place it with the print face up in the tray, and verify that the paper level remains below the maximum limit indicator.
  4. Next, shift the paper guides to the paper edges, moreover, make sure not to bend or squeeze the paper.
  5. Then replace the paper tray into the printer.

4. CONNECTING NETWORK CABLE

  1. In case you want to use a wireless network or USB connection, skip this step.
  2. For wired network connection, connect an Ethernet cable between the router and the HP printer.

5. CONNECTING POWER CABLE

  1. Plug the power cable to an electrical wall outlet and attach the other end to the printer’s power inlet.
  2. Now, to switch on the printer, press the power button on the control panel.
  3. If the printer has a wired network connection, then the router assigns an IP address for the printer.

6. INITIAL SETTINGS

  1. After the printer turns on, set the language, time & date, and region on the control panel.
  2. Then print the configuration report by scrolling the home screen of the printer and select the Reports
  3. Following that, choose Configurationor Status Pages, then the Configuration Page
  4. Now, select the Print menu to start printing the configuration report.

7. INSTALL THE PRINTER SOFTWARE AND UPDATE FIRMWARE

  1. When you complete the physical setup of the printer, go on to install the printer’s software and, if needed, update the firmware.

HP Pagewide 556dn Driver Download

Consider the following procedure to download the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn driver online.

  1. The printer and your computer must be on the same network, then open the web browser.
  2. Visit the official HP support website and use the search bar on the page to find your HP printer model.
  3. When the printer’s support page shows up, go to the Software, Drivers and Firmware
  4. Select the correct operating system version from the given list and click the link to download the Full Feature Software and Driver package on your computer.
  5. Open the downloaded driver installer file and begin the installation.

HP Pagewide 556dn Driver Installation

  1. After you download the printer driver on your system, install the driver to complete the USB or wired network setup.
  2. Locate the driver package on the computer and open it to start installing. 
  3. Now, the HP Easy Start window opens up on the screen.
  4. Read the license agreement and accept the terms & policies, then choose the connection method.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions and then select the software and drivers to install.
  6. Complete the entire steps to finish the installation and close the window.
HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Driver

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Manual Download

  1. The softcopy of the printer manuals is present on the support page of the official HP website.
  2. Navigate to the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup model’s support page.
  3. Click the Manualstab, then choose the language of your choice from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select the manual link which you have to download on the device.

HP Pagewide Enterprise 556dn Wireless Setup

USING THE JETDIRECT 3000W WIRELESS DIRECT METHOD:

  1. Before you connect the Jetdirect accessory 3000w to the printer, verify if your printer firmware version is 3.6 or above.
  2. If the firmware is an older version, then update and continue with the wireless setup.
  3. Now, power off the printer and remove the power cord.
  4. Get a long USB cable with a 5-pin metal connector and connect the connector to the white connector on the printer.
  5. Close the Jetdirect accessory using a clip and gently press the cover.
  6. Connect the USB cable to the USB port, then position the accessory near the printer.
  7. Provide the power connection to the printer, and see if there is an error on the home screen.
  8. When there is no error at all, then the printer is ready for installation.
  9. Also, check if the wireless icon is present on the printer’s display; if it is not there, then reconnect the USB cable.
  10. Now, go to the Settingsmenu on the touch screen and select the Network
  11. After that, choose Wireless Directand tap the Status option, and select the button to turn on.
  12. When you the settings are complete, tapDone.
  13. Touch the Wirelessicon and note down the Wireless Direct password.
  14. If you need to change the password, go to the Wireless Directmenu under Settings, and modify it.

HP Pagewide Enterprise 556dn Toner Replacement

When the toner level becomes low, you need to replace the toner cartridge using the following steps;

  1. Buy the original HP Pagewide toner cartridges from the store.
  2. Open the cartridge door, and take out the old cartridge by gently pressing it.
  3. Unpack the new toner cartridge and place it in the slot inside the printer.
  4. After replacing, close the door and send the old toner cartridges to the manufacturer for recycling.

HP Pagewide Enterprise 556dn Print Setup

  1. Feed the paper into the paper tray and check the toner levels in the toner cartridge on the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup.
  2. Connect the printer and your Windows computer via a network or USB connection.
  3. Next, download the printer software and install it on the system.
  4. Launch the print software and select the Print menu, then choose the printer model name.
  5. In the Printwindow, click the Properties
  6. Set the orientation under Finishing, and paper size, quality, and source settings in the Paperor Quality
  7. Click OK, then choose the number of copies and continue to print.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Scan to Email

This model of the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup does not support the scan function.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Scan Software

The scan software is not available for the HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn printer, as it does not have any scan facility.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Whenever the printer faces any problem, it is indicated to the user via an error message on the printer’s display panel. Either you can follow the steps displayed on the control panel or contact the technical team for better service. By performing a factory reset, you can restore the printer settings to the default factory settings, which resolves any printer issue.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup Troubleshooting

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Offline Issue

  1. If the printer goes into offline mode, you can use the below solutions to fix the problem.
  2. Verify if the network and the power cables connected to the printer are secure; if they are loose at the ends, tighten the connection.
  3. Ensure that you have installed the correct printer driver and firmware on the computer that is connected to the printer. If it is an incomplete software installation, remove the software and reinstall it properly.
  4. Check if the security software and protection settings on the computer are blocking the printer; if so, disable all the security tools and turn off the firewall settings.

Fixed: HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Paper Jam Error

PAPER JAM IN TRAY-2:

  1. When a paper jam occurs in the printer, the display panel indicates an error regarding the jam.
  2. Now, slowly take out the paper tray-2 from the printer.
  3. Look into the printer and gently remove the paper stuck from the feed rollers.
  4. Check if the paper in the tray is crippled or folded; if it is, then take that paper off.
  5. Make sure there are no otherpaper pieces inside theHP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn setup, and place the tray back into its position.