There are times when your HP printer has an error, and you can easily figure it out because the cause of that specific error is displayed on the desktop of your operating system. However, in some cases, the cause behind HP errors remains a mystery. Despite going on a wild-goose chase to find the exact cause behind the HP printer error codes occurrence, it is better to try the troubleshooting steps discussed in the article.
Procedure to fix various HP printer error codes
1. Proper connectivity between Printer and device: –
You have to make sure that the HP Printer cables are connected properly. If you are not sure about the connectivity between the Printer and your operating device, then you should switch off the printer, unplug it and then disconnect the printer cables. Now, plug in again and then reconnect the cables again and switch on the printer to see if the error still exists or not.
2. Check the ink cartridge: –
If the error still persists, then check the HP printer cartridges and the print heads to ensure that both of them are installed in proper order. Check whether the printer cartridges are empty or not. If the ink cartridges have sufficient ink, then reinstall the ink cartridges along with print heads. In case the ink carriage is empty then you need to replace it with the fresh one.
3. Proper installation of HP printer software: –
You have to make sure that the HP Printer software is installed properly. If your printer doesn’t respond to the printing commands then uninstall and reinstall the printer software again.
4. Check the Firewall of your OS: –
If the Firewall of your operating system is preventing the proper functioning of the HP printer, then it can be an issue. You can check it by opening your Firewall preferences and then adding the printer software executable file as an exception. You can also disable the firewall temporarily to check whether it resolves the issue or not.
5. Clean and align the print cartridges: –
For this, you have to open the HP printer software to access the maintenance features.
6. Check the status of your HP printer: –
You have to double click on the HP printer icon, which is visible on the bottom right of the screen. Look beneath the ‘Status’ option visible. If the printing is queued to read the error message, then right-click on the entries and then select the ‘Cancel’ option.
7. Support and Troubleshooting: –
Now, search the specific printer model by navigating the HP website and click on the ‘Support and Troubleshooting’ option and then click on the ‘Solve a Problem’ option to find the solutions for the HP printer errors. This step is recommended if no prior step can solve your issue.
Note: – There are many other Printer related issues which are defined under HP printer error codes list, you can resolve them with the help of HP Customer Service, available online.
HP Printer has made you are working efficient and productive as it prints outs good quality within no time. But sometimes, you may face error while commanding the printing task to your HP Printer. So, if you are facing troubles and errors related to the same issue then you can contact to the HP Printer assistant via toll-free number available on the official website.