HP Envy 4500 Setup & Installation

HP ENVY 4500 FEATURES

  • Auto Wireless Connect
  • Easy Mobile Printing
  • Automatic Double-Sided
  • Wireless Direct Printing

HP ENVY 4500 PROS

  • XL cartridges (Huge Volume)
  • Compact Design
  • Lower price
  • Low Power Consumption

HP ENVY 4500 CONS

  • Tri-colour Ink System
  • Random errors
  • Relatively slow
  • Low Print Quality

HP Envy 4500 Printer Setup

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PRINTER DESIGN ILLUSTRATION

  • HP Envy 4500 printers have a dimension of 17.5 width & 13.2 depth (in inches), 4.7 inches in height and weigh about 12.3 pounds. HP Envy is a cheaper product when compared to other printer products of HP.
  • comtech365.com/envy4500 means it lags behind in a few functions that can be enjoyed with other HP printer models.. But no matter which inbuilt function, it is designed with, the performance is its main asset. It is designed with a 2 inch monochrome display and is embedded with buttons for navigation.
  • HP Envy 4500 is a multifunction printer (MFP), which offers duplex printing.HP ENVY 4500’s software, such as drivers can be downloaded at www.hp.com/envy4500 or comtech365.com-envy4500.

HP Envy 4500 Connection Modes

1. HP AUTO WIRELESS CONNECT :

In this type of infrastructure you needn’t type in the network SSID or password. It automatically connects.

Compatibility Cheklist:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS.
  • Computer with dynamic IP address.
  • 11b/g/n wireless router over a 2.4GHz connection.

Install Printer Software:

  • Download the software from 123.hp.com/envy4500
  • Make sure the software you download is compatible to both your printer type and your computer OS.
  • Select the network type.
  • Select Yes, send my wireless settings to my printer and start installing.

Printer setup:

  • Select the option’ Auto Wireless Connect’ and rest of the connection will take place itself.
  • Note that while connection your computer will be temporarily disconnected from the internet.

 

2. WIRELESS SETUP WIZARD :

Install Printer Software:

  • Download the software from 123.hp.com/envy4500
  • Make sure the software you download is compatible to both your printer type and your computer OS.
  • Select the network type.
  • Select Yes, send my wireless settings to my printer installing.
  • Power up your HP product.
  • Look for the control panel on your HP printer, which is the LCD screen with buttons and icons and here is where you’ll put your printer into service for the next few minutes of your life.
  • Before you begin with setup make sure you know the name (SSID) and password (WEP/WPA) of your network. If you can’t remember what it is you can always reach the person who set the network for you.
  • ON the control panel of your printer you’ll find a Setup button. Choose the network menu.
  • Click on wireless setup wizard.
  • Choose your wireless network name.
  • Enter in your password.
  • Your printer will be connected to the network shortly. You may print a test report to confirm.

3. WPS ( WI-FI PROTECTED SETUP )

Install Printer Software:

  • Download the software from 123.hp.com/envy4500
  • Make sure the software you download is compatible to both your printer type and your computer OS.
  • Select the network type.
  • Select Yes, send my wireless settings to my printer and start installing.

Push button mode:

  • First and foremost you have to check if your router and HP printer supports Pushbutton mode.
  • Select the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) Pushbutton mode on your printer.
  • Finally press the WPS button on your router.

 

4. CONNECT HP PRINTER USING USB :

Install Printer Software:

  • Download the software from 123.hp.com/envy4500
  • Make sure the software you download is compatible to both your printer type and your computer OS.
  • Select the network type.
  • Select Yes, send my wireless settings to my printer installing.

Printer setup:

  • Plug in the HP printer to the power source.
  • Turn the HP printer on.
  • Now press in one end of the USB cable to the Computer while the other to the printer.
  • The system detects the printer.
  • Your printer is ready to be used.

HP Envy 4500 Support & Userguide

WE PROVIDE HP 4500 PRINTER SUPPORT

  • Installing or Setting up the printer 123.hp.com/envy4500
  • Printer compatibility with the computer or operating system.
  • The Print drivers are corrupt or outdated
  • The Printer drivers are missing or not installed or a wrong driver is installed
  • Jam in print spooling area, Print spooler error
  • The printing speed of a printer is very slow.
  • Frequent Paper Jams, Ink Cartridge Jam, and the paper feeder picks up multiple sheets of paper
  • On using a printer, PC hangs.
  • Setting up printer Wirelessly
  • Difficulty in configuring123.hp.com/envy4500 ePrint
  • Unable to print from smart phone or wirelessly

HP ENVY 4500 PRINTER TIPS

How to use HP Envy 4500?

HP ENVY 4500 PRINT

Print documents (123.hp.com/envy4500)
Load paper:
Open the paper tray on your HP 4500 printer.
Release the paper-width guides from its place.Load the paper in the Read more →

HP ENVY 4500 SCAN

You can scan directly to your computer either from the printer’s display panel or from the HP printer software installed on your computer. Scanning from the printer display is pretty fast, while the latter Readmore →

HP ENVY 4500 COPY

Using the Copy menu on your HP Envy 4500 printer you can easily select number of copies and the color of copying. You can also change paper type, size by using the Advanced Settings. Read more →

HP ENVY 4500 FAX SETUP

HP Envy 4500 comes with Fax feature which enables you to send and receive faxes, including color faxes. You can also schedule faxes and set up speed-dials to send faxes quickly and easily to frequently used numbers. You can also set number of fax Read more →

HP ENVY 4500 EPRINT

HP ePrint is a free application present in most of the HP wireless printers with which you can print documents in emails sent to the device.
For using the HP ePrint on your printer, you must have an active wireless internet connection. HP ePrint doesn’t Read more →

TROUBLESHOOT HP ENVY 4500

Clear a paper jam. Follow the steps given below to clear away any paper jam on your 123.hp.com/envy4500 printer.
1. Switch OFF your printer and then open the cartridge access door. Read more →

FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT CALL TOLL-FREE (866)-532-9923

HP ENVY 4500 USB CONNECTION

USB(Universal Serial Bus) Connection of 123.hp.com/envy4500

The 123.hp.com/envy4500 series has a dedicated USB port for connecting it to a computer. If the USB connection is active, then the Web Services will not be active.

To connect the HP Envy 4500 Printer with the USB cable

  1. Switch ON your HP Envy 4500 Printer and the computer.
  2. Insert the HP Envy 4500 printer driver software CD onto CD drive of the computer.
  3. Do not connect the USB cable now.
  4. Install the driver software on your computer from the Driver CD.
  5. Installation takes a while, complete the installation by following the on-screen instructions.
  6. Connect the USB cable to the computer only when it prompts.

Wirelessly to the HP Envy 4500 printer without a router:

You can easily connect your 123.hp.com/envy4500 printer to the Wi-Fi enabled computers and Smartphone with the help of HP wireless direct. With this, you can print directly through Wi-Fi but without a wireless router.

HP Envy 4500 printer without a Wireless Router

  1. Tap on Wireless Direct, from the Home screen on the printer’s display.
  2. Press OK, to initiate the Wireless Direct.
  3. After the above step, choose On without Security, and then tapOK.
  4. View the name of your Wireless Direct by pressing the button next to Display Name.
  5. Incase if you have enabled security, you can view the password of your Wireless Direct by pressing the button next Password.Wirelessly to the HP Envy 4500 printer without a router:You can easily connect your 123.hp.com/envy4500 printer to the Wi-Fi enabled computers and Smartphone with the help of HP wireless direct. With this, you can print directly through Wi-Fi but without a wireless router.HP Envy 4500 printer without a Wireless Router
    1. Tap on Wireless Direct, from the Home screen on the printer’s display.
    2. Press OK, to initiate the Wireless Direct.
    3. After the above step, choose On without Security, and then tapOK.
    4. View the name of your Wireless Direct by pressing the button next to Display Name.
    5. Incase if you have enabled security, you can view the password of your Wireless Direct by pressing the button next Password.

HP ENVY 4500 PREVENT PAPER JAMS

  • Load the input tray with suitable number of sheets; do not place large number of sheets at once.
  • Take the printed output papers as soon as possible, since it may accumulate on the tray and cause paper jam.
  • While loading the paper on the input tray, make sure that the paper is not in cracked or bent condition.
  • Always use same type of paper, do not mix different paper types while loading the input tray.
  • Ensure that the input paper size is uniform or not.
  • Fix all the input paper properly onto the paper-width guides of the input tray. This prevents any misalignment and jams while printing.
  • Do not pull out the printed papers forcibly, since it may cause damage to the printed paper as well as the printer parts inside.
  • Always switch OFF your printer before adding more input papers. Avoid loading the input tray while the printer is printing some print job.

HP Envy 4500 clear the Paper Jam from print zone

Follow the steps given below to clear away any paper jam on your HP Envy4500 printer.

  1. Switch OFF your printer and then open the cartridge access door.
  2. Take off the cleanout as shown in the image given below.
  3. Gently pull off the jammed paper as shown in the image given below.
  4. After removing the paper jam completely, place the cleanout back into its place as shown in the image given below.
  5. After the above step, close the cartridge access door and pressOK on the printer’s control panel to continue the print job.

Overall HP ENVY 4500 printer has everything you need for making your work simple and easy. This printer has also Energy Star ratings saving you power. Printing, scanning and copying options include adjusting the contrast, brightness and rotation in the preview can be easily controlled using the control panel in the printer’s 2inch LCD display. Hence this is an excellent printer in this price range except that it doesn’t support Fax all other features are very well designed to fulfill your needs.

Disclaimer

comtech365.com is a Independent Service Provider for Printer technical assistance. User can get the service free of cost from product owner at 123.hp.com if the product is under warranty. Users are advised to review our policies for website usage.You can also download the latest HP Envy 4500 printer software and driver from 123.hp.com/setup4500 or 123.hp.com/envy4500