HP Sprocket Studio Setup

HP Sprocket Studio setup’s hardware and then continue to operate the printer functions.

HP sprocket studio setup

HP Sprocket Studio Photo Printer


  1. Take out the printer from the carton and remove the packaging tapes and protective materials from it.
  2. Place the printer on a leveled surfaceand then set up the printer.

Power connection

  1. Connect the power cord to the HP printer and plug the other end of it to the power outlet on the wall.
  2. See that the power cord does not block the printer’s output slot at the rear side of the printer.
  3. Next, press the power button until the indicator light glows to turn on the printer.

Load paper

  1. Unpack the Studio photo paper package and make sure not to touch the printing side of the paper.
  2. Unfold the paper tray cover and place the paper with the print face down; besides that, do not load more than a pack of paper to avoid paper jam problems.
  3. Close the paper tray cover.

Insert the ink cartridge

  1. Remove the ink cartridge from the packet and do not touch the cartridge ribbon to avoid print quality issues.
  2. Extend the cartridge door and carefully install the cartridge in the slot, finally close the door.

Power Bank connection

  1. Before using the power bank, charge it using the power cord, which is provided during the purchase.
  2. The light indicators on the power bank denote the charging status.
  3. After it is fully charged, connect the power bank to the Sprocket printer using the nested cord.

Install HP Sprocket App

  1. Download the app and complete the installation to HP sprocket studio setup successfully.

HP Sprocket Studio App Installation

  1. On the mobile device, open the Google Play Store(Android) or App Store (iOS) app and download the HP Sprocket app.
  2. Turn on the Bluetooth on your mobile.
  3. Launch the app on your mobile and select the hamburger icon to open the menu.
  4. Choose the sprocketoption and tap Manage Printers.
  5. Select the printer name on the screen, and if the printer name does not appear, tap Add New Printer.
  6. Complete the setup to add the printer successfully.
HP sprocket studio setup photo app

HP Sprocket Studio Manual Download

Use the following procedure to download the printer manual.

  1. Open the web browser on the computer or mobile phone and visit the official HP support website.
  2. Search for the HP Sprocket Studio printer model and enter its support page.
  3. Click the Manualstab and choose the language of your choice from the drop-down list.
  4. Select the manual link you want to download the manual in PDF format on your device.
HP sprocket studio setup User Manual Download

HP Sprocket Studio Ink Cartridge Replacement

The following steps help you to replace the ink cartridge of the HP sprocket studio setup.

  1. Purchase genuine HP Sprocket Studio ink cartridge with ribbons from the HP store.
  2. Open the ink cartridge door in the printer and remove the used ink cartridge from the slot.
  3. Remove the packaging of the new ink cartridge and insert it in the slot inside the printer.
  4. Close the ink cartridge door after the replacement.

HP Sprocket Studio VS Canon Selphy

  1. Both the HP Sprocket Studio and Canon Selphy are photo printers, which enables easy mobile printing.
  2. Comparing the physical design of the two printers, HP is more compact and easy to set up.
  3. If you want the best print quality, then it is the Canon, as it involves a detailed process to produce clear pictures.
  4. The battery life of the Canon is at a higher stake than the HP Sprocket Studio printer.

HP Sprocket Studio Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

When the printer encounters an issue, it indicates through the status indicator light. The red status light may signifythat the printer is out of paper, there is a paper jam, the charge level on the power bank is low, the supply is low, or the paper tray/cartridge door is not properly closed. You need to take appropriate steps to fix the issue to continue to use the printer.

How to fix HP Sprocket Studio not Connect Issue?

When the HP sprocket studio setup does not connect to the mobile phone having the HP sprocket app. try out the below measures.

  1. Check if the printer is powered on, check the power cable connection of the printer and verify the indicator light is glowing.
  2. Disconnect the power cable, and after some time, connect it again.Check if the power connection is proper.
  3. On the mobile phone settings, see if the Bluetooth is enabled and bring the mobile near to the printer for a better connection.
  4. Also, turn on the location services on the mobile and operate the printer.Keep the location turned on during the entire operation.
  5. Make sure to use the latest printer firmware; Launch the HP Sprocket app, go to the Manage Printersmenu, and select Printer Settings. Choose the Firmware upgrade option to update the printer firmware. In case the option does not appear, it means the firmware is already up-to-date.

How to Troubleshoot HP Sprocket Studio Print Quality?

If the print quality of the HP Sprocket Studio printer is poor, use the below tips to improve it.

  1. On the HP sprocket studio setup, open the paper tray cover and remove the photo paper by holding it at the sides.
  2. Check if there is any dirt or fingerprint on the paper. If so, clean it with a dry, microfiber cloth and replace it in the paper tray.
  3. If you find any folded or crippled paper, remove it from the pack and put back the paper in the paper tray.
  4. If the firmware is old, the print quality can reduce, therefore upgrade the firmware.
  5. Make sure the print settings are correctly configured.
  6. Check the ink level and replace the cartridge if necessary.
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