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How to Scan: From the Control Panel

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Introduction

This document explains how to scan a picture or a document from the control panel on your printer.
Before scanning, make sure that the computer is on and that the printer software is installed. Also, make sure that you connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable or through a wireless network connection.
NOTE:Scan functions are supported only through a wireless network connection or a USB connection. Scan functions are not available through an Ethernet (wired) network connection.To scan more than one page into a single file, use the printer software on the computer instead of scanning from the printer control panel.
Follow these steps to scan a picture or document to the computer. First, select your connection type.
Click the plus sign () for more information.
Follow these steps to scan from the printer to a computer over a network connection.

Step one: Activate the scan connection to the computer

Follow these steps to activate the scan connection between the printer and the computer.
Mac users : This step is not necessary for Mac operating systems. Continue to the next step.
Important : To send scans from your printer to a computer over a wireless network, you must enable the Manage Scan to Computer connection from the HP software after the computer restarts, hibernates, or enters sleep mode (the hard disc shuts down). The scan cannot complete if the Manage Scan to Computer connection is not enabled each time that the computer restarts, hibernates, or enters sleep mode .
  1. Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the printer.
  2. Open the HP software. Either double-click the printer icon ( ) on your desktop, or select one of the following methods.
      Click Start ( ), click All Programs , click the HP folder, click the folder with the name of your printer series, and then click your printer.
      Click the Windows icon ( ), click All Programs , click the HP folder, click the folder with the name of your printer series, and then click your printer.
  3. Click Scanner Actions , and then click Manage Scan to Computer .
  4. Click Enable to activate the scan to computer option.

Step two: Place the item on the scanner glass

Follow these steps to place the item you are scanning on the scanner glass.
  1. Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
  2. Open the scanner cover.
    Figure 1: Open the scanner cover
    Image: Open the scanner cover.
  3. Place the item with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guide on the right-front corner of the scanner glass.
    Figure 2: Position the item on the scanner glass
    Image: Positioning item on the scanner glass
  4. Close the scanner cover.

Step three: Scan from the control panel

Follow these steps to scan from the control panel.
  1. On the printer control panel, press the Down Arrow ( ) to select Scan , and then press OK . The Scan To menu opens.
  2. Press OK to select Scan to Computer . The Select Computer menu opens.
  3. Press the Down Arrow ( ) to select the computer that you want to scan to, and then press OK .
  4. From the Scan Type menu, press the scan type that you want to use, and then press OK .
  5. Press OK , and then press OK again to start the scan.
  6. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to launch the scan.
Follow these steps to scan to a computer with a USB cable connection.
Figure 3: Example USB connection
Image: USB connection

Step two: Place the item on the scanner glass

Follow these steps to place the item you are scanning on the scanner glass.
  1. Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.
  2. Open the scanner cover.
    Figure 4: Open the scanner cover
    Image: Open the scanner cover.
  3. Place the item with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guide on the right-front corner of the scanner glass.
    Figure 5: Position the item on the scanner glass
    Image: Positioning item on the scanner glass
  4. Close the scanner cover.

Step two: Scan from the control panel

Follow these steps to scan from the control panel.
  1. On the printer control panel, press the Down Arrow ( ) to select Scan , and then press OK . The Scan To menu opens.
  2. Press OK to select Scan to Computer . The Select Computer menu opens.
  3. Press the Down Arrow ( ) to select the computer that you want to scan to, and then press OK .
  4. From the Scan Type menu, press the scan type that you want to use, and then press OK .
  5. Press OK , and then press OK again to start the scan.
  6. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to launch the scan.
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