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How To Install HP 5255 Printer?

HP Officejet is an All-in-One Inkjet printer that has the following features.

  • Performs printing, scanning, copying, and faxing
  • Print resolution – 4800 * 1200 dpi
  • Document size – 8.5 * 14’’ (maximum)
  • Borderless printing up to a maximum of 8.5 * 11’’

To set up the HP Officejet 5255 printer for the first time, carry out the step-by-step guidelines mentioned below to install HP 5255 printer.

Install HP 5255 Printer

Step 1 – Unpacking

  • Lift the HP Officejet 5255 printer from the box.
  • Remove all tapes and packing materials from the outside as well as inside of the printer.
  • Make sure to remove the protective film from the printer’s control panel.

Step 2 – Power connection and initial settings:

  • Plug one end of the power cord into a wall outlet.
  • Connect the other end of the cord to the rear port of the HP Officejet 5255 printer.
  • After turning on the printer, navigate to the control panel and choose your preferred language and country/region from the displayed list.
  • Select the Yes option for confirmation.
  • When you see a prompt message on the control panel, set the date and time and select the Yes option.
  • Step 3 – Installing the ink cartridges:

    • Lift the HP Officejet 5255 printer’s top cover.
    • Now, the carriage moves to the left and stays idle.
    • Take any one of the ink cartridges from the package.
    • Note: Touch only the black part of the ink cartridge for holding.
    • Make sure to remove the plastic tape present in the ink cartridge.
    • Insert the ink cartridge in the slot correctly. Do the same to insert the other ink cartridges.
    • Once done with installing the ink cartridges, select the OK option on the control panel and close the HP Officejet 5255 printer’s top cover.
    • Follow these steps we can execute that how to install HP 5255 printer.

    Step 4 – Paper loading:

    • Open the HP Officejet 5255 printer’s input tray cover and extend the input tray towards you.
    • Place a plain paper in portrait orientation with its print side facing down in the tray and then align the paper guides to fit the paper correctly.
    • Note: The tray only holds a maximum of 250 sheets.
    • Insert the input tray into the HP Officejet 5255 printer and select the Done option.
    • Pull the output tray out and then lift its extender.

    Step 5 – Ink cartridges alignment:

    • To get a better print quality, it is mandatory to align the ink cartridges.
    • After finishing the ink cartridges installation, go to the HP Officejet 5255 printer and select the OK option.
    • This will print an alignment page. Take this printed alignment page, place it on the scanner glass, and select the Scan option.
    • Once done, select the OK option on the control panel.
    • By using these steps we can execute that how to install HP 5255 printer.

    Step 6 – Printer software installation:

    Download the HP Officejet 5255 printer software from the manufacturer website and install it on your computer by following the on-screen instructions.

    Printer software installation
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