HP Envy 4500 Scan to Computer Feature

Use HP Envy 4500 Scan to Computer Feature

To use the HP Envy 4500 scan to computer feature you must ensure that you have performed the first time scanner setup successfully. The HP Easy Scan utility facilitates guided scanning procedures.

HP Envy 4500 Scan to Computer

HP Envy 4500 Scan to Computer

Setup Scanner

  • Scanner setup can be accomplished by downloading the HP Easy Scan software from the manufacturer’s website
  • Go to the relevant site and enter the name of your printer
  • Thereafter, you just have to follow any instructions you receive
  • By the end of the process, you would have downloaded the software and launched it

Driver Software

  • Get the drivers for a specific operating system from HP’s website to enable the HP Envy 4500 scan to computer attribute.
  • You will find the drivers and software for both MAC and Windows on HP’s website
  • This also you will find against the model name and number of your printer and of course, as mentioned before, according to the operating system on your computer

Printing From the Scanner

  • Once you have downloaded and configured the software, you must try and print
  • Open the scanner lid and place the print side of the document down on to the scanner glass
  • Do not initiate a scan until you have shut the scanner’s lid
  • You can scan multiple pages all at once if you have an automatic document feeder

Note: Do not load photos into the ADF. These could get damaged and can even result in printer malfunction

  • Use the 4500 printer’s LCD ‘Scan’ function or check for the button to scan
  • At times, it prompts for the name of the computer; you can enter it at this point, if required
  • Then enter the scan job type and wait for printer to scan
  • Now, go back to the computer and check for a file name with ‘Scan’ in it

No Scanning Button

  • You may require additional scanning features if you do not have a scanning button on your printer
  • Use the HP Easy Scan software to scan to the MAC
  • Open the Mac for Scan on your computer and then from the list that is displayed, choose HP Easy Scan
  • From the ‘Scanner’ drop down list choose the name of your printer
  • Then select the type of job that you wish to scan from the ‘Presets’ option
  • Next, click on ‘Scan’ and a thumbnail of the scanned document will appear on a panel

Editing with HP Easy Scan

  • From here, you can click on ‘Edit’ to crop its size, adjust the colors and even straighten the scan
  • Look for the ‘Send’ button at the bottom of the window and the scanned document should be saved to the MAC
  • A window appears that will ask you confirm the ‘Prefix:’, ‘Where:’ and ‘Format:’
  • Additionally, you can move the ’Quality’ bar for the best quality scan output
  • Finally, click on ‘Save’

Scanning from the Control Panel for Windows

  • From the Home Screen of the computer’s display, just press on the ‘Scan’ option
  • If you are unable to see this press the scroll ‘Up’ and ‘Down’ buttons till you see the option
  • Then click on ‘Scan to computer’ and select the computer that you wish to send the scan to

If you want to know about HP Envy 4510 scan to computer features, contact our experts through the toll-free number +1-866-270-3810 or visit https://www.123-hp-com-envy4510.com/.


DATE: Aug 4, 2018
AUTHOR: Tania Brejo
HP Printer Tech Support

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