Complete Steps for HP Officejet 5260 Setup

HP Officejet 5260 Setup

HP Officejet 5260 Unboxing Setup

  1. Remove the protective cover over the HP Officejet 5260 printer carton.
  2. Keep your HP Officejet 5260 Printer on an even surface.
  3. Peel off the tapes and protecting materials from the HP Officejet printer. Unpack the power cable given in the printer box and attach it to the power port of the printer and electrical outlet directly.
  4. "Power up" the HP Officejet 5260 setup by using its power key. Configure the preferences like the date, time, language on the control panel of the HP printer.
  5. Open the access cover of the ink cartridge at the top of the printer.
  6. Once you open the access, the carriage slides to the left of the HP Officejet 5260 printer. Wait until the carriage slides and settles at its place.
  7. Unpack the ink cartridges provided in the printer carton and insert them into the respective slots of the HP Officejet 5260 printer.
  1. Close the access cover and tap OK on the control panel of the printer. Open the input tray cover of the HP Officejet 5260 printer.
  2. "Move" the guides on the tray outward.
  3. "Load" enough sheets in portrait orientation on the tray with their printable side facing down.
  4. It is recommended not to load more than 250 sheets.
  5. Close the tray and loading sheets. Tap OK on the control panel. Now the printer prints an alignment sheet.
  6. Raise the scanner lid of the HP Officejet 5260 setup. Place the alignment sheet and close the scanner lid.
  7. Tap Scan on the control panel of the printer. Now the printer aligns the ink cartridges of the HP OJ 5260 printer.
  8. Launch the software for the printer and complete the setup.

HP Officejet 5260 Driver Download Guidance

HP Officejet 5260 Driver for Windows

The functions of the HP Officejet 5260 printer can be executed by using its software. Avail the software for the printer by using the Driver Download key on this page.

Driver for HP officejet 5260 Windows Printer

After downloading the driver, click the driver file and follow the instructions on the screen to install the printer software on your computer.

HP Officejet 5260 Driver for Mac

Locate the Driver file in the Download folder and click on it.Follow the instructions and computerize the HP Officejet 5260 printer software on your computer.

Driver for HP Officejet 5260 Mac Printer

HP Officejet 5260 Driver Installation Guide

  • It is mandatory to install the software for the HP Officejet 5260 printer after downloading it.
  • The instructions for installing the printer software varies based on the OS version of your computer or laptop in which you desire to computerize the printer driver.
  • You can also install the HP Officejet 5260 printer software by using the software CD provided in the printer box.
  • Open the downloaded driver file & follow the guidelines to install the printer software on your computer.
HP Officejet 5260 Driver Installation Guide
HP Officejet 5260 Wireless Setup

HP Officejet 5260 Wireless Setup

  1. Make sure that your router is powered up and providing an active internet connection.
  2. Connect your computer or laptop to the network of the router.
  3. On the control panel of the HP Officejet 5260 printer, hold the Wireless key for 5 seconds.
  4. Tap the WPS key on the router.
  5. The HP Officejet 5260 setup is connected to the network of the router.

HP Officejet 5260 Print using HP Smart App

  1. Connect your mobile and HP Officejet 5260 setup to the same network of your router or access point.
  2. Install the HP Smart app on your mobile.
  3. If you are using an Android device, avail the application from the Google Play Store app. For an Apple device, the app can be obtained from the Apple Store application.
  4. Open the application after installing it.
  5. Choose the name of your printer.
  6. If your printer name does not display on the screen, use the plus (+) sign to select it.
  7. Locate the Print tile and select it.
  8. Choose the picture or document which you need to print.
  9. Select the Print or Printer icon to begin the printing process.

HP Officejet 5260 Print Envelopes Guidance

  1. Load your envelopes for printing with their printable side facing up.
  2. On your Windows system, open the WordPad application.
  3. Make sure that your computer and HP Officejet 5260 setup are connected to the same network of a router or access point.
  4. Go to the Menu icon and select Page Setup.
  5. Choose the type of envelopes which you have loaded by using the Size menu.
  6. Choose the Landscape orientation and click OK.
  7. Type the content to be printed and align it by using the formatting tools on the Home tab.
  8. Go to the Menu icon and click Print Preview.
  9. Make additional changes if needed.
  10. Tap the Print button to begin the printing process.
  11. Follow the guidelines on the display to print the loaded envelopes.

How to Print Photos in HP Officejet 5260?

  1. Remove plain sheets from the paper tray if any.
  2. Load suitable photo sheets in the tray.
  3. Open the picture you desire to print on your computer.
  4. Locate the File or Print menu and select it.
  5. Click the Print option.
  6. Now the Print or Print Pictures window appears on the screen.
  7. Configure the general print settings.
  8. To set more print configurations, open the Document Properties window.
  9. After setting the configurations, click OK and select Print.
  10. Now the HP Officejet 5260 setup starts to print your photo.

How to Print Document in HP Officejet 5260?

  1. Firstly, edit your document if needed.
  2. Open your document by using the WordPad application on your computer.
  3. Go to the File menu of the application and click Print.
  4. Select the Printer Properties, Preferences, or Properties option to change the settings like the Layout, Quality, and more.
  5. Click OK after configuring the settings.
  6. Tap Print to print your document.

How to Copy on HP Officejet 5260 Printer?

  1. Keep your original document or image to be copied in the main input tray of the HP Officejet 5260 printer.
  2. You can either utilize the scanner glass or document feeder of the printer to load your document.
  3. Tap the Copy, Copy Photo, or Copy Photo button on the control panel of the HP Officejet 5260 setup.
  4. Tap Settings to change more copy configurations.
  5. Scroll down and select Save Current Settings or Set as New Defaults.
  6. Now the HP Officejet 5260 printer copies and saves your document.

How to Scan on HP Officejet 5260?

  1. Refer to the following steps to scan on HP Officejet 5260 printer by using the Apple Image Capture app on your Mac device.
  2. Raise the scanner lid of the printer, keep your document for scanning on the scanner glass, and close the lid.
  3. Click the Finder icon on the display of your Mac device.
  4. Select Go on the top menu bar.
  5. Go to Applications and select Image Capture.
  6. Choose your printer name in the Devices or Shared list.
  7. Click the Show Details button at the bottom of the display.
  8. Change the settings like the Scan Mode, Kind, Scan To, Size, Name, Format, and resolution.
  9. Tap Scan to scan the loaded document.

How to Fax on HP Officejet 5260 Printer?

  1. Make sure that you have connected the phone cable of the HP Officejet 5260 setup.
  2. Also, check if you have configured the fax settings.
  3. Intimate your recipient that you are going to send a fax if needed.
  4. Load your document for faxing either on the scanner glass or into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) of the HP Officejet 5260 printer.
  5. Make sure that the input tray of the HP Officejet printer is loaded with suitable sheets.
  6. On the control panel of the HP Officejet 5260 printer, tap the Black, Color, or Send key to begin the fax function.

HP Officejet 5260 Wifi Direct Guidance

  1. Make sure that the HP Officejet 5260 printer is powered on.
  2. Also, check if the printer is in an active state.
  3. Click the Start or Windows menu on the display of your computer.
  4. Go to Settings and select Devices.
  5. Choose Printers & Scanners --> Add a Printer or Scanner.
  6. Select Show Wi-Fi Direct Printers.
  7. Find the name of your printer with the word Direct. Click the Add Device button near the name.
  8. Now the control panel of the HP Officejet 5260 printer displays an eight-digit pin. Type the PIN on your computer.
  9. The printer and computer get connected by using the Wi-Fi Direct option.

HP Officejet 5260 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshooting issues with the HP Officejet 5260 printer is not rocket science. You can easily fix any problems that arise with the printer by availing assistance from our well-qualified technical experts. Solutions for some common errors with the HP Officejet 5260 printer is provided in the following topics.

How to fix HP Officejet 5260 Paper Feed issue?

  1. Remove the sheets from the paper tray of the HP Officejet 5260 printer.
  2. Check if the sheets are not damaged.
  3. Reload the sheets into the paper tray.
  4. Take a lint-free fabric or cotton swab and clean the rollers of the HP Officejet 5260 setup.
  5. Also, clean the duplexer of the printer if present.
  6. Power up the HP Officejet 5260 printer and disconnect its power cable.
  7. Wait for a few seconds and connect the cable back to the printer and power supply directly.
  8. Power up the HP Officejet 5260 printer by force pressing its power button.

Fixed: HP Officejet 5260 Offline Issue

  1. Make sure that the HP Officejet 5260 printer is powered on and functioning properly.
  2. Ensure that the paper tray of the printer is loaded with compatible sheets.
  3. Check if the toner cartridge of the printer is installed properly.
  4. On your Mac system, click the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
  5. Choose Print & Fax, Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners.
  6. Right-click anywhere on the screen.
  7. Select the Reset Printing System option. Click Reset.
  8. Provide the Administrator name & passkey. Click OK.

Solved: HP Officejet 5260 Paper Jam Error

HP Officejet 5260 Paper Jam Solution
  1. Check for jammed sheets in the printer parts like the input tray, ink cartridge access area, and ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).
  2. Open the access cover of the printer and check if the carriage of the HP Officejet 5260 setup is functioning properly.
  3. Check if there are any papers stuck inside the printer by using a flashlight.
  4. Close the access cover.
  5. Perform a function of the HP Officejet 5260 printer to check if the paper jam issue is solved.
  6. If the HP Officejet 5260 paper jam error persists, call our well-qualified technical experts to avail more solutions.
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