HP Officejet 5230 Setup Guidance

HP Officejet 5230 Setup

How to Setup HP Officejet 5230 Printer?

  1. Take out the HP Officejet 5230 setup from the box and keep it on a clean surface.
  2. Do not forget to remove all the tapes and packing components from the printer.
  3. Unpack the AC power cord given in the printer box.
  4. Connect the cord to the corresponding port of the printer and power supply directly.
  5. "Switch ON" your HP printer and set your preferences.
  1. "Unpack" the ink cartridges provided in the printer box and insert them into the respective slots of the HP Officejet 5230 printer.
  2. After inserting the cartridges, tap "OK" on the control panel of the printer.
  3. The printer prints an alignment paper.
  4. "Open" the scanner lid and keep the sheet on the scanner glass with their printed side facing down.
  5. Close the scanner lid. Tap Scan on the control panel of the printer.
  6. Now the printer aligns the ink cartridges.
  7. Set the software for the HP Officejet 5230 setup to complete the setup.

HP Officejet 5230 Driver Download Guidance

The driver lets you perform the operations of the HP Officejet 5230 printer from your computer or laptop.

HP OJ5230 Driver for Windows

Windows Driver for HP Officejet 5230 Printer
  • Version of the printer driver : 44.4.2678.
  • Size of the driver file : 146.5 MB.
  • Date of launch : April 9th in the year 2019.

HP OJ5230 Driver for Mac

Mac Driver for HP Officejet 5230 Printer
  • Version of the software : 3.6.
  • Driver file size : 27.6 MB.
  • Date of release : June 24th in the year 2019.

HP Officejet 5230 Manual Download

The manual includes guidelines to set up the hardware and software for the HP Officejet 5230 setup. You can also use the manual to troubleshoot any problems that arise with your printer.

Manual for HP Officejet 5230 Printer

HP Officejet 5230 Driver Installation Guidance

  • The installation process can be performed after setting up the hardware of the HP Officejet 5230 printer. Make sure that the printer’s hardware is configured correctly.
  • You can install the HP Officejet 5230 driver software either by using the software CD given in the printer carton or the Driver Download provided on this page (Refer the previous topic).
  • Even the manufacturer’s website provides the printer software for free.
  • You can launch the software according to the OS version of your computer or laptop.
HP Officejet 5230 Driver Installation Guidance

What Ink does HP Officejet 5230 Use?

Place where you purchased the printer Compatible ink cartridge
North America and some of the Asia Pacific regions HP 63 Black & HP 63 Tri-color.
Western Europe HP 302 Black & HP 302 Tri-color.
Africa, CIS, Middle East, and Latin America HP 123 Black & HP 123 Tri-color.
China and Indonesia HP 803 Black & HP 803 Tri-color

How to Change Ink Cartridge in HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Power up the HP Officejet 5230 printer by using its power key.
  2. Load enough sheets in the input tray of your printer.
  3. Raise the access cover of the ink cartridge by using its handles.
  4. Once you open the access cover, the carriage slides to the left of the HP Officejet 5230 setup.
  5. Wait until the carriage moves and settles at its place.
  6. Open the lid of the cartridge’s slot which you need to replace.
  7. Take a new ink cartridge which you have bought for replacing the old one.
  8. Remove the cartridge from its package and peel off the tapes on it.

Note : Never touch the contacts and ink nozzles of the cartridge as it may cause ink failure or poor electrical connections.

  1. Fix the cartridge into the corresponding slot and close its lid.
  2. Extend the paper tray and lift its extender.
  3. Wait until the HP Officejet 5230 printer prints an alignment sheet. Keep the sheet on the scanner glass with their printed side facing down.
  4. Close the scanner lid & tap OK on the control panel of the HP Officejet 5230 printer. Tap OK once the printer aligns the cartridge.

HP Officejet 5230 Wireless Setup Guidance

HP Officejet 5230 Wireless Setup Guidance
  1. Power up the HP Officejet 5230 setup by using its power key.
  2. On your Windows system, click the Start or Windows menu.
  3. "Go to" Settings and select Devices.
  4. Choose the "Printers & Scanners" option.
  5. Select Add a Printer or Scanner --> Show Wi-Fi Direct Printers.
  6. Find your printer name with the word "DIRECT".
  7. Make sure that your HP Officejet 5230 printer is powered on and in an active state.
  8. Now click the Add Device button present near the name of your printer.
  9. Now the printer displays an 8-digit pin.
  10. Note the pin to specify it when the system prompts.
  11. After providing the "PIN", tap Next.
  12. The HP Officejet 5230 printer is connected to the printer.

How to Find WPS Pin on HP Officejet 5230?

  1. On the control panel of the HP Officejet 5230 setup, tap the Wireless button.
  2. Locate the Settings key to select it.
  3. Tap the Wi-Fi Protected Setup key and follow the on-screen prompts.
  4. Locate the PIN option to select it.
  5. Now the HP Officejet 5230 printer’s panel displays the WPS PIN.

How to Connect HP Officejet 5230 to Computer?

  1. Firstly, connect your HP Officejet 5230 printer to the network of your router.
  2. Connect your computer to the same network to which you have connected the printer.
  3. Launch the HP Officejet 5230 printer software on your computer.
  4. Open the app and choose your printer name.
  5. If you cannot find the name, use the plus (+) sign to choose your printer.
  6. The HP Officejet 5230 printer is connected to your computer.

How to Print Envelopes on HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Keep the envelopes for printing in the respective place of the HP Officejet 5230 setup.
  2. On your Mac system, open the Contacts app.
  3. Choose the contact which you need to print on the envelope.
  4. Go to File to select the Print option.
  5. Set the configure to print the envelopes.
  6. After configuring the settings, tap Print to start the printing process.

How to Print Photos on HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Load the photo sheets for printing in the corresponding place of the HP Officejet 5230 printer.
  2. Edit the photo which you need to print on your computer if needed.
  3. Open the photo using any application on your computer. Click the Menu icon on the application to find the Print option.
  4. Set the print settings as you desire.
  5. Click Print to print the photo sheets.

How to Double-Sided Copy on HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Keep your document for copying on the flatbed scanner glass.
  2. On the control panel of the HP Officejet 5230 setup, tap the Copy or Copy Document option.
  3. Select the Settings icon to view more copy settings.
  4. Choose the 2-Sided Copying menu.
  5. Tap ON or choose the box near the Settings name.
  6. Choose Menu to view a list of two-sided copying options.
  7. Select the 2-2 Sided option.
  8. Tap Start to begin the copy function.
  9. You can also use the Start Black, Start Color, or OK key to begin the process.

Note : Flip the loaded sheet if needed.

How to Scan using HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Make sure that you have placed your document for scanning on the scanner glass of the HP Officejet 5230 setup.
  2. Open the HP Scan app on your computer.
  3. Choose your printer name.
  4. Go to the Scan tab and select Scan a Document or Photo.
  5. Configure the Scan settings.
  6. Begin the scan process after configuring the setting.

HP Officejet 5230 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Fix any problems that arise with the HP Officejet 5230 printer by availing assistance from our well-qualified technical experts. Also, refer the following topics to solve some common errors that arise with the HP Officejet 5230 printer.

How can I Reset HP Officejet 5230?

  1. Switch on the HP Officejet 5230 setup if it is powered off previously.
  2. Wait until the printer powers on and settles at its place.
  3. Once the printer becomes idle, disconnect the power cable.
  4. Wait for a few minutes.
  5. Connect the cable back to the printer and power supply directly.
  6. Once you plug the cable, the HP Officejet 5230 printer powers on and resets to its default settings automatically.

Fixed: HP Officejet 5230 Offline Issue

  1. The HP Officejet 5230 printer offline problem arises due to a poor power connection between the printer and computer.
  2. So, examine the power connection between your printer and computer.
  3. Make sure that the HP Officejet 5230 setup and computer are connected to the same network.
  4. Reconnect the devices and check if the printer offline issue is solved.
  5. For more solutions to solve the HP Officejet 5230 printer offline issue, call our well-qualified technical support team.

Fixed: HP Officejet 5230 won't Print Issue

  1. Delete the HP Officejet 5230 printer software on your computer.
  2. Also, delete all the printer related files on your computer.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Download and install the recent version of the full feature HP Officejet 5230 printer software.
  5. You can obtain the software from the software CD given in the box or the Driver Download button on this page. You can also use the manufacturer’s site to obtain the current version of the printer driver.

Fixed: HP Officejet 5230 won't Scan to Email

  1. Click Start and select Programs.
  2. Select HP and choose the name of your printer.
  3. Click Scan to Email Wizard.
  4. Tap the New key on the Outgoing Email Profiles dialog box.
  5. Now the Scan to Email Setup dialog box opens.
  6. Specify the email address of the sender on the Start page.
  7. Enter the sender’s name on the Display Name field.
  8. Configure the other settings to set up the Scan to Email feature.
  9. After settings the guidelines, tap Finish to execute the Scan to Email function.

Solved: HP Officejet 5230 won't Connect to Computer

  1. Check the connection between your HP Officejet 5230 printer and computer.
  2. Reconnect the devices.
  3. Reset the HP Officejet 5230 setup to its default settings.
  4. On your Windows system, search for Programs and select the Programs and Features option from the result.
  5. Choose your printer name and click Uninstall.
  6. Now search for Devices and select the Devices and Printers option in the result.
  7. Right-click on your printer name and click Delete or Remove Device.
  8. Tap the Windows and R keys at the same time on the keypad of your computer.
  9. Now the Run command window appears on the screen.
  10. Type printui.exe/s in the provided field and tap OK.
  11. Go to the Drivers tab. Click on the name of your printer. Select Remove. Tap OK.
  12. Click Apply --> OK on the Print Server Properties window.
  13. Close the Devices and Printers window.

How to Clean HP Officejet 5230 Printer?

  1. You can clean the outer surface of the HP Officejet 5230 printer by using a dry lint-free cloth or cotton swab.
  2. The inner parts of the printer can be cleaned by moistening the cloth with distilled water or glass cleaner.
  3. Remove the components like the printhead and ink cartridges from the HP Officejet 5230 printer.
  4. Clean the components by using a lint-free cloth moistened with distilled water.
  5. Re-fix the components into the HP Officejet 5230 printer.
  6. Make sure that the components are dried before re-fixing them.
  7. For more guidance to clean the HP Officejet 5230 setup, call our well-qualified technical experts.
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