How to Print from hp envy 5640

Print from your HP Envy 5640 e-all in one printer, with the help of the HP Envy 5640 printer Software. Changes to print quality and type of paper can be done manually using the print preview or from the printer’s control panel.

Follow the steps given below and learn how to print from your HP Envy 5640 e-all in one printer, with your Smartphone or Windows 10 or Mac systems.

Make sure you have the latest HP Envy 5640 printer driver software installed on your Windows 10 computer or Mac system.123.hp.com/envy5640.

    • Switch ON your HP Envy 5640 printer
    • Pull out the paper tray of the printer, and place the paper in it.
    • Adjust the paper on the input paper tray, according to its dimensions as shown in the image given below.

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  • Push the paper tray back into the printer, until it is fixed into its place.
  • Open any document on your computer, and click on Print.
  • Select your HP Envy 5640 printer from the list of available printers (This step is applicable only when you have more than one printer connected to your network).
  • If you want to make changes to Print Settings, then go to Printer Properties or Preferences.
  • After the above step, the Properties dialog box opens up, from where you can change tab layouts and the orientation of your print.
  • After making the necessary changes, click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
  • Click Print and get the print out from your HP Envy 5640 e all-in-one printer.

Printing on both sides of the paper:

In case, you want to print on both sides of the paper, then follow the steps given below,

  • From the HP Envy 5640 printer software or from your print preview, go to Printer Preferences or Properties.
  • Select the appropriate options such as Paper type from the drop-down list.123.hp.com/envy5640
  • Click Advanced to select the option, “Paper on both sides” and then select Flip on Long Edge or Flip on Short Edge.
  • The above option can be accessed from the Print on Both Sides drop-down list.
  • After the above step, click OK to print on both sides of the paper.

123 HP Envy 5640 Wireless Printer Setup

HP Envy 5640 e- all-in-one Printer Wireless Setup:

HP Envy 5640 supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and PIN methods of wireless setup.

The initial setup of your HP Envy 5640 e- all-in-one printer can be done, using the instructions on the printer manual.

Steps:

If you have a wireless router which supports WPS mode, then you can follow the WPS mode of wireless setup.

If your wireless router doesn’t support WPS, then you can go to the Wireless setting menu method, of the wireless setup instead.

HP Envy 5640 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS):

  • Press and hold the Wireless Button on the printer.
  • After the above step, the wireless light in the printer starts blinking.
  • Press WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) on your wireless router.
  • After the above step, the wireless setup will initialize and it will take 2-3 minutes to complete.

PIN or Wireless setting Menu method:

  • Press the Wireless Button on the printer’s control panel.
  • Go to Settings and then select Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the wireless connection.
  • Enter your details, such as network username and password during the setup process.
  • Insert your printer drivers CD-ROM, to install HP Envy 5640 printer driver software.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the wireless setup.

Envy 5640 Printing With Windows 10 Mobile

You can directly print documents or images from your Windows 10 Mobile device, to your HP Envy 5640 printer.

  1. Make sure that the HP Envy 5640 printer and your Windows 10 Mobile device are connected to the same wired (Ethernet) or wireless network.
  2. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your Windows 10 Mobile device, and connect it to your wired or wireless network.
  3. Open the document or an app like email, which has the file you want to print.
  4. Click on the Print icon .
  5. After the above step, a print preview screen appears in which you can select your 123.hp.com/envy5640 printer and change any print settings, if necessary.
  6. Once the necessary changes are made, click Print.
  7. It also gives you options like number of copies, color of the print, paper size, paper range and orientation.

If the print job doesn’t get printed then, it could be due to the following issues;

  • Poor or no network available
  • Power saving mode is ON
  • Printer is OFF

To cancel a print job:

To cancel or check the status of a print job, follow the steps below,

  • Go to print queue on your Windows 10 mobile by tapping the Print icon.
  • Swipe down the display, the current print jobs are displayed.
  • Select the print job that you want to cancel, and then tap Cancel.123.hp.com/envy5640.

⋆ Envy 5640 Tips For Print Success ⋆

Tips for ink and paper

  • Use the original HP 5640 ink cartridges.
  • Make sure the cartridges have sufficient ink. The estimated ink levels can be seen from the Home screen by selecting INK
  • Always load a stack of paper, not just the one page. Use clean and flat paper of the same size. Only one type of paper must be loaded at a time.
  • Correct the paper-width guides, in the paper tray to fit properly against the stack of paper, such that they do not bend or crush the paper in the tray.
  • Set the print quality and paper size settings according to the type and size of paper loaded in the tray. More on HP ink cartridges, paper and HP setup and HP support at 123.hp.com/envy5640.

HP Envy 5640 printer settings tips (OS X)

  • On the Print dialog, from the Paper Size pop-up menu select the size of paper loaded in the HP printer.
  • On the Print dialog, from the Paper Type/Quality pop-up menu and select the required paper type and quality.On the Print dialog, from the Paper Type/Quality pop-up menu and select the required paper type and quality.
  • To print a black and white document with only black ink, select the Paper Type/Quality, click Color Options, and select Grayscale from the Color pop-up menu.

HP Envy 5640 printer settings tips (Windows)

  • On the Paper/Quality tab, select the required paper type from the Media drop-down list of Tray Selection.
  • Select the required print quality in the Quality Settings area.
  • Select the paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list in the Advanced Options.
  • Access the Advanced Options box by the Advanced icon on the Layout or Paper/ Quality tab.
  • To change default print settings, select Print & Scan , and then select Set Preferences in the HP Envy 5640 software.
    1. Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in the left corner in the lower part of the Start screen, and then select the HP printer name, HP Envy 5640.
    2. Windows 8: On the Start screen, right-click an empty area on the screen, select All Apps on the app bar, and then click the icon with the HP printer’s name, HP Envy 5640.
    3. Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start, select All Programs  HP HP PRINTER (HP Envy 5640)
  • To print a black and white document using black ink only, click the Advanced button. From Print in Grayscale menu, Black Ink Only is to be selected and OK clicked. 123.hp.com/envy5640.

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