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hp Officejet 5260 printer

HP Officejet 5260 printer – Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Device

HP Officejet 5260 printer is a wireless All-in-One device. This printer uses the ‘drop-on-demand thermal inkjet’ technology to give out amazing prints at a good speed.

The step-by-step instructions to set up the HP Officejet 5260 r are provided on this web page.

Step 1 – Unpacking the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer

  • Take the HP Officejet 5260 out of the box.
  • Clear all the tapes as well as the packing materials from the outside and inside of the printer.

Step 2 – Connecting the power cord

  • Connect the power between the HP Officejet 5260 and a wall outlet.
  • Power up the printer and check if the Power LED stays lit. This indicates that the HP Officejet 5260 printer is turned on.

Step 3 – Initial settings

  • On the printer’s control panel, set your desired language and select the Yes option.
  • Specify the correct date and time and then select Yes.
  • Proceed with the LCD panel instructions to install the ink cartridges.

Step 4 – Ink cartridges installation

  • Lift-open the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer’s top cover.
  • The carriage inside the printer starts to move to its left side.
  • Wait until the carriage stays idle.
  • Take a new ink cartridge from the package.
  • Use the pull tab to remove the plastic tape from the new ink cartridge.
  • Place the new ink cartridge into the correct slot and push it until it clicks into place.
  • Do the same to insert the other ink cartridges.
  • Once done, select the OK option on the HP Officejet 5260 printer control panel.
  • Make sure to close the printer’s top cover properly.

Step 5 – Paper loading

  • Pull the paper tray out from the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer.
  • Move the paper width guides to an outermost position.
  • Load enough paper into the paper tray.
  • Align the paper width guides according to the paper dimension.
  • Push the paper tray back and pull the tray extender out from the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer.

Step 6 – Ink cartridges alignment

  • After you select the OK option on the control panel, the printer prints an alignment page.
  • Raise the scanner cover and place the alignment page with its printed side facing down on the scanner glass.
  • Close the scanner cover and press the Scan button.
  • Once done, select the OK option.

Step 7 – Downloading and installing the HP printer software

  • Access the official HP website, type the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer in the ‘Enter your product name’ field, and press Enter.
  • Navigate to the Software and Drivers tab, go to the All Drivers section, and click the Download link below the HP driver.
  • Locate the downloaded HP printer file on your computer.
  • Start the installation by double-clicking the printer file.
  • Carry out the instructions that prompt on the screen to complete the installation.
  • Step 8 – Setting up the HP printer on a wireless network

  • On the HP’s Officejet 5260 printer’s control panel, select Wireless -> Settings.
  • Choose the hp Officejet 5260 printer Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup option and continue with the LCD panel instructions to finish the wireless setup.
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