How to Scan from HP Envy 5531 for Mac
Use the HP website to install the full feature driver and set up the printer connection to the computer. HP driver package that released in 2011 and later supports all types of printer’s scanning function.
123 HP Envy 5531 Scan setup for MAC OS X
HP Envy 5531 Scan setup teaches you how to perform a first-time scan setup on your Mac.
i. First, Visit 123.hp.com and enter your printer model and stick on to the on-screen instructions to download and launch the software.
ii. Then, place the printed side of the document or photo on the scanner glass and close the scanner lid.
iii. Next, press the Scan button. Then, choose your computer name and scan job type.
iv. Now, search the Mac for scan and choose HP Easy Scan from the results.
v. Next, choose your printer name from the drop down menu of the scanner.
vi. Then, choose scan job type from the presets menu and then click Scan.
vii. Now, choose Send in the bottom right corner and click folder.
viii. After making the desired changes click Save.
HP Envy 5531 Scan documents to your Mac
- First,Keep the document or the printed side of the photo on the scanner glass and close the scanner lid.
- Now, search the Mac for scan and choose HP Easy Scan from the results.
- Choose your printer name from the drop down menu of the scanner.
- Then, Choose scan job type from the presets menu and then click scan.
- You can then edit the scanned item by clicking the thumbnail version of that in the left panel. You can adjust the colors, straighten the scan and crop the size.
- Next, choose send in the bottom right corner and click folder.
- You can also change the file name in the prefix field and change the folder you want to save by using the where menu.
- After making the desired changes click Save.
Saving multi-page documents or multiple photos as a single PDF file
- First, search the Mac for scan and choose HP Easy Scan from the result.
- Then, use the app to download document or photo.
- In case you have already used ADF for scanning multiple pages continue to the next step.
- If you used scanner glass for printing then load the photo and page and scan all the pages and photos by choosing Scan next Item or Add.
- Then, click send and choose folder.
- First, select PDF using the format menu .
- Then, use the where menu to choose the folder where you want to save the scan.
- Next, select the checkbox next to the save into a single file.
- Lastly, click Save.
HP Envy 5531 Scanning for email in MAC
- First, Ensure the following requirements for the scan to email feature prior to scanning.
- Local email client like Apple mail should first be installed and setup on the computer.
- Then, configure web-based email accounts by your local email client to scan to them. For additional information check local email support site.
- Now, based on your printer type start the scanning process.
- After opening the finder, choose the applications from the Go menu.
- First, Double-click Image capture.
- Then, select your printer from the device or shared list and you can get the details by clicking the show details at the bottom of the screen, a preview of the scan will be displayed.
- Now, we can change the following settings.
Mode of scan
- Finally, Choose scan.
HP Printer Connection error displays
If there is an connection or communication error check whether the correct driver is installed, troubleshoot to find the network issues and ensure the scan to computer connection is enabled.
The following steps will help you to determine the issues with troubleshooting.
Restart the computer and printer.
HP driver installation: The printer now needs HP driver to enable the scan button on the printer. Therefore, install the driver by visiting 123.hp.com ,enter the printer model and stick on to the instructions to complete the printer setup.
HP driver should be used: First, click System and preferences and choose printers and scanning we can change the AirPrint to HP driver. Now, note down the name next to kind.
Scan to computer connection: In the printers and scanners window, choose Scan to Computer from utility menu to establish the connection.