HP TANGO X PRINTER SETUP

HP Tango X is an all-in-one wireless printer that is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. This printer does not have an LCD screen. Instead, you can access this printer with the help of five buttons. Out of the five buttons, three are located at the front view of the printer, i.e., Cancel, Information, and Resume. The remaining two buttons are at the back of the printer, i.e., Power and Wi-Fi. The HP Tango X printer has two ink cartridges --- a black and a tri-color cartridge. You can also replace these ink cartridges if they become empty or damaged. The Mobile printing services available on this printer are HP Print Anywhere, HP Smart App, Apple AirPrint, and Wireless Direct Printing. Inside the product package, you can find the components such as HP Tango X printer, HP 64 Setup Black Instant Ink Ready Cartridge (~185 pages), HP 64 Setup Tri-color Instant Ink Ready Cartridge (~120 pages), power cable, instant ink flyer, ink caution flyer, and Setup poster. The initial hardware setup and software installation are quite easy to perform.

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HP TANGO X PRINTER SETUP

  1. First, unpack the HP Tango X printer completely.
  2. After that, using the power cord, connect your HP printer to an electrical outlet.
  3. As soon as your HP printer becomes stable and idle, load a stack of plain, photo papers or envelopes into the printer.
  4. Make sure to adjust the paper guides correctly after inserting the papers into the tray.
  5. After loading papers, open the ink cartridge door by pressing the ink door button located at the front end of your HP printer.
  6. If you find any packing tapes inside the ink cartridges slot, remove them,and then continue the printer setup process.
  7. Unpack the black and tri-color ink cartridges.
  8. Place the unpacked ink cartridges correctly in its slots.
  9. After that, close the ink cartridge door.
  10. Connect your HP Tango X printer to the Wi-Fi network using the HP Smart app, WPS, and Wi-Fi Direct method.
  11. After connecting the HP Tango X printer and your Android, iOS, Windows, or macOS device to the same wireless network, try to perform a test print to check the printer functions.
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HOW TO CONNECT HP TANGO X TO MAC

Read and proceed with the below steps to connect your HP Tango X printer to the Mac device over a wireless network using the HP Smart app.

  1. Switch on your wireless router, HP Tango X printer, and the Mac computer.
  2. Connect your HP Tango X printer and the Mac computer to the same wireless network.
  3. To know how to connect the HP Tango X printer to the wireless network, click the Call button or refer to the instructions given in the connecting the printer to the Wi-Fi
  4. Ensure to keep your HP printer turned ON during the entire Wi-Fi setup process.
  5. On your Mac computer, download and install the HP Smart app
  6. You can download the HP Smart app tool from the HP printer’s official site.
  7. After install, launch the HP Smart app tool on your Mac computer.
  8. On the tool window, click the Printers option and follow the prompts displayed on the screen.
  9. If prompted, enter the WEP or WPA code in the given field.
  10. Once your HP Tango X printer and the Mac computer are connected to the same wireless network, try a test print to check the printer functions.

HP TANGO X DRIVER DOWNLOAD

The driver files for the HP Tango X printer might vary based on your OS type. In general, one full feature driver, firmware update, and software utility are available for each operating system. You can download the printer applications from Google Play Store for Android devices, and Apple Store for Mac or iOS device. For Windows computers, you can download the printer software from the printer’s official support site.

From this website

  1. Locate and click the Driver Download button provided on this web page.
  2. Now, based on your OS type, the respective driver file will start to download.
  3. Once the driver file is downloaded successfully, open it, and begin the software installation on your device.

From the HP printer’s official site

  1. Navigate to the official site of the HP printer from your device’s web browser.
  2. Search and select your HP printer from the list.
  3. Click the Software, Driver, and Firmware tab on your HP printer’s support page.
  4. Choose your OS type from the drop-down menu if required.
  5. Based on your selection, the list of driver files will appear on the screen.
  6. Choose the printer driver you wish to install.
  7. Click the Download
  8. After the driver download process, install the driver,and perform a test print.
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HOW TO CONNECT HP TANGO X TO WIFI

Perform these guidelines to connect your HP Tango X printer over a wireless network using the WPS method.

  1. First, ensure that you have completed the printer hardware set up by referring to the instructions given in the user guide.
  2. After that, gather your wireless network information such as its SSID and security key.
  3. Connect your computer to the wireless network.
  4. Make sure to connect the HP printer to the same wireless network that your computer is connected to.
  5. Ensure that your wireless router has the WPS button.
  6. If not, try the HP Smart app to connect your HP printer to the wireless network.
  7. Now, locate and hold down the Wireless and Power buttons on your HP printer for five seconds.
  8. After that, hold down the WPS button on your wireless router for three to five seconds.
  9. Once the HP printer is connected to the wireless network successfully, the blue Wi-Fi light will turn into solid.

HP TANGO X WPS PIN

  1. You will be prompted to enter the WPS PIN during the HP Tango X printer driver installation.
  2. To print the WPS PIN on your HP Tango X printer, follow the instructions given below.
  3. Switch on your HP Tango printer.
  4. Locate and hold down the information button until all the lights on your HP printer’s control panel start to blink.
  5. Then, hold down the Information and Resume buttons for a maximum of three seconds.
  6. Now,the WPS PIN method will be initiated on your HP printer.
  7. As a result, your HP printer will print a page containing the WPS PIN.
  8. Note and enter the WPS PIN while prompted during the HP printer driver installation.

HOW TO LOAD PAPER IN HP TANGO X

Using the HP Tango X printer, you can perform the print operation on plain paper, photo paper, or envelope. If you are unable to load the paper or envelope in this printer properly, then the below instructions will assist you in performing it correctly.

Steps to load plain, or photo paper, or envelope on your HP Tango printer

  1. First, open the input tray or paper lid.
  2. You can find the paper-width guides positioned in the middle of the input tray.
  3. Move the guides towardsthe edges of the tray.
  4. Get a stack of plain papers/ photo papers/ one or more envelope and place it on the tray.
  5. After that, adjust the guides by moving them towards the paper.
  6. Make sure to open the output tray of the HP printer.

HP TANGO X DOUBLE SIDED PRINTING

You can perform the double-sided or duplex printing with the help of the HP print driver.

  1. First, load the required amount of papers in the paper tray.
  2. On your computer, launch the document you want to print.
  3. Navigate to the Print Preferences window by clicking File > Print.
  4. On the Print Settings dialog box, choose your HP Printer.
  5. Click the Printer Properties, Preferences, or Printer Setup
  6. Search for the tab that helps you to set the double-sided or duplex printing option.
  7. Once you find it, select the Flip on Long Edge option from the Print on Both Sides Manually drop-down menu.
  8. After setting the duplex printing preferences, click the OK
  9. Follow the prompts to complete the double-sided printing operation.

HP TANGO X AIRPRINT SETUP

The AirPrint setup is nothing but connecting your HP printer and the Apple device to the same wireless network. Then you can perform the print operation from your Apple device.

Connecting the HP printer and your Apple device to the same wireless network

  1. On your Apple device, tap the Wi-Fi
  2. Select the wireless network you wish to connect to.
  3. Now, locate the Wireless button located at the back of the HP Tango printer.
  4. Hold down the Wi-Fi button for five seconds, or till the Edge light starts to flash.
  5. Now, locate and hold down the WPS button on your wireless router’s control panel.
  6. Make sure to perform the above step within two hours.
  7. Once your HP printer and the Apple device are connected to the same wireless network, begin the AirPrint operation as instructed below.

Steps to perform AirPrint

  1. On your Apple device, open the document you wish to print.
  2. Tap the Share icon,followed by the Print
  3. Now,the Print window will appear on the
  4. To choose your HP printer, tap the Select Printer
  5. Perform the prompts displayed on your Apple device screen to set the preferences for the AirPrint operation.
  6. After setting the preference, tap the Print option available at the top right- corner of the screen.
  7. Now,your HP Tango X printer will start to print the selected document as per your preferences.

HOW TO SCAN WITH HP TANGO X

The HP Tango X printer supports scanning using the HP Smart app. If your device has the camera feature built-in, then you can make use of it to perform the scan operation.

The below section explains how to perform the scan operation from your Windows 10 computer.

  1. Launch the HP Smart app on your Windows 10 system.
  2. Choose the Scan option,followed by
  3. Take the document to be scanned and show it in front of the camera.
  4. Now, click the round button located at the bottom of the screen.
  5. On the scan preferences screen set the scan settings as per your need.
  6. Finally, click the Apply
  7. Now,the HP Tango X printer will start to scan the placed document.
  8. The scanned copy will also be saved on your Windows 10 computer.
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HP TANGO X TROUBLESHOOTING

The process of resolving the printer issues manually or automatically is known as Troubleshooting. Some of the common printer issues faced by most of the HP printer users are paper jam, printer offline, print quality issue, printer not printing, etc. Some of the common printer issues and its troubleshooting instructions are instructed below. Click the Call button provided on this screen to get remote assistance in solving your HP printer issues.

HP TANGO X PRINT QUALITY ISSUE

The troubleshooting instructions given below will assist you in solving the HP Tango X printer’s print quality issue.

  1. First, make sure that you have installed the genuine HP ink cartridges on your HP printer.
  2. If not, remove and install the genuine ink cartridges on your HP printer and then perform the print operation.
  3. If the print quality is poor, check if the ink is smeared on the back of printouts.
  4. You can use the HP Smart app application to check it.
  5. Download and install the HP Smart app tool on your hand-held, desktop, or laptop device.

For the Android and iOS device users:

  1. Connect your hand-held device and the HP printer to the same wireless network.
  2. Launch the HP Smart app on your device.
  3. Make sure to select your HP Tango X printer to continue the further process.
  4. Go to the Maintenance menu section.
  5. On the Android device, tap the Printer Settings option,followed by Printer Maintenance.
  6. On the iOS device, touch Advanced Settings > Print Quality Toolbox.
  7. Locate the Clean Smear
  8. Tap the Clean option beside it.
  9. Once the cleaning process is completed, your printer will restart.
  10. After that, perform the print operation and check the print quality.

For the Windows 10 and Mac OS device users:

  1. Launch the HP Smart app tool on your Windows 10 or macOS device.
  2. Choose your HP Tango X printer.
  3. Click Printer Settings > Advanced > Printer Home Page (EWS) > Print Quality Toolbox > Clean.
  4. Check if you have placed the correct paper type on your HP printer.
  5. If not, remove and load the suggested paper on the HP printer.
  6. Make sure that the ink cartridges are full or contain enough ink to perform the print operation.
  7. If the ink cartridge is empty or low, replace it with the new ink cartridges.

HP TANGO X PRINTER OFFLINE

If you receive the HP Tango X printer offline issue often, then the troubleshooting methods given below will assist you in solving it.

  1. First of all, check if your HP printer is turned ON.
  2. Ensure that your HP Tango X printer and the Windows or Mac computer are connected to the same wireless network.
  3. Set the HP printer as the default printer on your computer.

HP TANGO X PRINTER WONT PRINT

  1. First, check your HP printer status.
  2. If the HP printer is turned OFF, then turn it ON.
  3. Check the HP printer, and your Windows or Mac computer are connected to the same wireless network.
  4. Make sure that the input tray contains enough papers to perform the print operation.
  5. Check if you have installed the ink cartridges properly on your HP printer.
  6. Ensure to select the correct HP printer while setting the print preferences.
  7. Restart your HP printer and the Windows or Mac computer.
  8. Then, perform the print operation.
  9. Set your printer as the default printer and then perform the print operation.
  10. If required, reset your HP printer.
  11. Click Call or Call Us to get remote assistance in solving the HP Tango X printer not-printing issue.

HOW TO RESET HP TANGO X

Reset is a process of clearing all the printer settings or taking your HP printer to the default settings. You can reset the HP Tango X printer easily. The below steps will assist you in restoring your HP printer.

  1. First, open the ink door of your HP printer.
  2. Locate the Wi-Fi and Power buttons located at the back of your HP printer.
  3. Press and hold down both the buttons simultaneously for at least three seconds.
  4. Now,the reset process will be initiated on your HP printer.
  5. Wait for the reset process to complete.
  6. Once it is done, reconfigure your HP printer settings as per your desire.

For the Windows 10 users:

  1. Navigate to your Windows 10 system’s Printers & scanners
  2. Tick the checkbox beside the Let Windows manage my default printer option if it is unchecked.
  3. Look for your HP printer and click the Manage button beside it.
  4. Click the Set as default button in the Manage
  5. Now, try to perform the print operation on your HP Tango X printer.
  6. If the printer offline issue persists, then run HP Print & Scan Doctor on your computer.
  7. Download the HP Print & Scan Doctor application from the official site of the HP printer.
  8. Install and launch the HP Print & Scan Doctor application on your computer.
  9. Click the Start
  10. Select your HP printerfrom the list displayed.
  11. Perform the prompts as displayed on the screen.
  12. If the HP Tango X printer offline issue persists, then reset the printer by referring to the instructions given above, and check if the issue is solved.