HP OFFICEJET 5255 SETUP


On this page, you’ll find interesting information about your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer as it is easy to set up, connect, and print from your computer or mobile. To know more about the printer setup procedure, do read more.

  • Initially, the printer setup starts off with the unpacking process. So, unpack the product packaging box and then check all the components present inside it.
  • Take out the products one by one. Remove all the protective tapes from the inside and outside of your printer.
  • Now, connect the supplied power cord to the printer and turn on the printer. Start to set the preferences.
  • Later, install the ink cartridges and then insert the paper into the paper tray. Ensure that you do not overload it. The HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is not yet connected to the computer. That’s where you’ll be in need of the printer driver.
  • Download the printer driver from the official HP website and install it on your computer. Run the software and continue to perform the on-screen instructions. When prompted, select the connection method. That’s it. You’re done with the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer setup.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 DRIVER DOWNLOAD


The HP OfficeJet 5255 printer driver can be obtained from the official HP website. Here, on this page, you’ll be identifying simple steps needed for downloading the printer driver from the HP site. Just refer to this page.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 DRIVER WINDOWS 10


Downloading the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer driver from your Windows computer is easy for you. How is it done? Have a look at this section.

  • Launch the default web browser. Go to the official HP website.
  • Enter the product name in the required field and then click Search. Choose the appropriate OS.
  • Click Download next to the printer driver.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 DRIVER FOR MAC


The HP OfficeJet 5255 printer driver can be obtained from the official HP website. It is done in a simpler way. Have a look at this section.

  • From the default web browser, go to the official HP website.
  • Enter the product name in the search bar and then click Search.
  • On the downloads page, you need to choose the appropriate OS.
  • Finally, click Download.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 DRIVER INSTALL


Are you having trouble installing the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer driver? No worries.

  • At first, make sure that the correct printer driver is downloaded on your computer. If not, visit the official site and download it.
  • On your computer, just go to the Downloads folder.
  • Locate and double-click the printer icon. It begins the installation. In the setup window, you’ll be asked to agree to the end-user license agreement. Agree to it to proceed to install the printer driver completely.
  • When prompted, select the connection method. The available connection methods are USB connection and Wireless connection.
  • Choose the connection according to your preference. Later, continue to perform the further on-screen instructions and then complete the driver installation procedure.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 WIRELESS SETUP


The easiest way to connect the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer to your computer is done through a wireless connection. Are you planning for a wireless setup using the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer? Just check this section.

  • If you have a wireless router with a WPS button, it is easy to establish a wireless connection. Initially, perform the router setup. On the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer control panel, go to Setup and select Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • You need to select Push Button and then select Start.
  • Return to the router to press the WPS button. Press it for about 3 to 5 seconds. Within a minute, a wireless bar on the printer control panel flashes and stays solid. You’re done with the wireless router setup.
  • Begin the printing or scanning operation by connecting the computer or your mobile to the same wireless network.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 SCANNER SETUP


The HP OfficeJet 5255 printer supports the scan function by letting you scan the documents faster. Scan with ease using the HP OfficeJet 5255 scanner. With many scanner features available, relying on HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is a good idea.

Everyone uses an email application to send documents. Since printers come with a scanner feature called the scan to email feature, you can easily send documents as an email attachment. Ensure that you carry out the simple steps given below to scan the documents as an email attachment.

  • The HP Smart application will help you send documents or photos as an email attachment.
  • Launch the HP Smart app on your computer. Create an HP account if you haven’t done it before.
  • Click Scan and then choose the appropriate scan option. Make the necessary changes according to the document that you’ve selected.
  • Finally, click Mail. Now, enter your email address in the required "To" field. You’re done.

Since the HP printer provides you with the HP Smart application, you can use it to scan all your documents to your computer. Just take a look at this section to scan your documents.

  • Initially, ensure that you’ve downloaded the HP Smart application.
  • Launch the application on your computer and then make sure that you click the Scan tab. Choose the appropriate scanner options and then continue with the settings as per the instructions on display.
  • After making the changes, click the Preview option. It allows you to check the settings that you’ve selected. Ensure that every setting is correct. Begin the scanning process.

The HP OfficeJet 5255 printer allows you to scan all your documents as a PDF using the HP Smart application. Don’t know how to do it? Refer to this section for a simple solution.

  • At first, launch the HP Smart application on your computer.
  • Select the Scan tab. Make the required changes such as scan job type, file, or resolution settings.
  • Click the Basic PDF option. Continue to perform the on-screen instructions and finish scanning the documents.

HOW TO CONNECT HP OFFICEJET 5255 TO A PHONE


Do you wish to connect your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer to your phone? Use Wi-Fi Direct to connect your printer to your phone?

  • Initially, turn on the Wi-Fi Direct button using the printer control panel.
  • Next, turn on the Wi-Fi Direct option on your mobile.
  • Now, select the option that you want to print and choose the appropriate printer.
  • Continue to perform the on-screen instructions to complete connecting the HP printer to your phone.

HOW TO CONNECT HP OFFICEJET 5255 TO A COMPUTER


Do you wish to connect your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer to your computer? It is very simple. Since the printer supports wireless connectivity, start connecting the printer using the HP Smart application. Refer to this section for simple steps.

  • Connect your computer to a wireless network.
  • Now, ensure that you’ve installed the HP Smart app.
  • Create the HP account if you’re using the application for the first time.
  • In the HP Smart application, select the Add Printer option and then continue to perform the on-screen instructions to complete connecting the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer to your computer.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 TROUBLESHOOTING


You always expect good printing from your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer. This section helps you resolve every hardware and software problem related to your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 WON'T CONNECT TO WIFI

Have you planned to establish a wireless connection for your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer? Is the printer not connecting to Wi-Fi? Just refer to the solutions given below.

  • Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Print a Network Configuration page using the printer control panel and evaluate the result.
  • Check if your router is set up.
  • Move your printer closer to your router.
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HP OFFICEJET 5255 OFFLINE

The most common issue faced by every HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is an offline problem. Very often, the printer might go offline. Why is it happening? Just refer to the steps given below to troubleshoot the problem.

  • Initially, check whether the printer is turned on. Ensure that power cables are securely connected at both ends.
  • Disable the Use Printer Offline option. It mostly resolves the problem.
  • Just ensure that your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is set as the default one.
  • By restarting the print spooler, you can avoid the problem in the future.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 NOT PRINTING

Is your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer not printing? Don’t worry. Have a look at this section to resolve this problem.

  • Uninstall and reinstall the printer driver.
  • Check the printer driver settings by navigating the Properties dialog box on your computer.
  • Check whether the printer is turned on.
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HP OFFICEJET 5255 PRINTING BLANK PAGES

Sometimes, the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer might print blank pages. It can be resolved by just following the simple solutions mentioned below.

  • Initially, ensure that there are no empty cartridges in the printer. If you find any empty cartridge, you need to replace the ink cartridge immediately.
  • Additionally, start canceling the pending print jobs and ensure that you reset the printer.

HP OFFICEJET 5255 SCAN TO EMAIL NOT WORKING

  • Check whether you’ve downloaded the correct printer driver.
  • Check the scanner settings and ensure that you’ve set the file type as PDF. Change it if it is not set correctly.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the HP Smart application. Re-create the HP account. Do the scanning process again.
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