HP PhotoSmart® Printer to Default Settings
There are lot of HP Photosmart printers available in market. Mostly, this HP Photosmart printer is a color inkjet printer that uses a black-ink cartridge and separate color cartridges for cyan, magenta, and yellow inks for providing effective printing. It is very easy to handle these photosmart printers. There are all-in-one printers in this category of photosmart printers that help in scanning, printings, and also copying. Commonly, HP Photosmart is a printer that is specially designed for printing high-quality photos and printouts. Even if the functionality of this printer is different from those of various other traditional printers, it suffers from many of the same technical issues and problems. Most of the issues can be resolved by resetting the default settings.
- Need to reset HP Photosmart printer
- Default factory settings
- Some points to keep in mind
Need to reset HP Photosmart printer
Personalizing the settings of the HP Photosmart printer is actually done for making the printer settings useful for fulfilling one's needs. There might arise various situations where you would have to reset the printer to its default settings. You may prefer to go back to the factory defaults as it is useful when you decide to give the printer to another person or if you are trying to troubleshoot printer problems.
Default factory settings
First, you have to press the 'Power' button to turn the printer off. Then press and hold the 'Reset' button on the printer. After that, press 'Power' to turn the printer on again. Then continue to press the 'Reset' button for some time period. After that, leave the button when the 'Attention' light turns on. The lights on the device would begin to flash. Then the reset process would be complete when the lights stop flashing and the printer says OK on the display.
If you resetting the printer that would change your complete default settings, you might not get back all the settings. Your printer would be set back to the state when you initially brought it. After that, you have to re-enter the personalized settings manually. You need to be very careful while setting the printer as there might arise various issues with print spooler as well as the system settings.
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