How can you scan a document to an HP printer?


Quick Answer

To scan from the HP printer and configure settings, the computer to which the printer connects needs to have the full feature HP software installed on it. Using a USB cable connect the printer to the computer, or connect the computer through a wired or wireless network.

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Switch on the printer. For network printers installed on Windows Operating System computers, open the HP software. Click on the scanner actions, select manage, scan to computer, and then click on enable.

Scan the document from the scanner glass or the automatic document feeder tray. Lift the scanner cover, and place the document print-side down on top of the scanner glass, and then position it in accordance with the engraved guides along the edge of the glass. Close down the scanner lid.

For scanning through the automatic document feeder tray, place the printed item in the feed tray facing up. Place the top edge in the tray first. Slide the document in the tray until the control panel display throws up a message indicating the detection of the document. Position the paper guides.

Select the file type of the scanned document after saving, and then scan the item. Select the computer that is to save the scanned document, and then select the scan to type. Start the scanning. The folder that contains the scanned document opens up automatically.

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