HP Envy 5540 Printer Setup and Installation Guide

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May 3, 2021

For setting up the computer network connections and using all the features of your printer Drivers for HP Envy 5540 all-in-one printer should be properly installed in your computer system. On regular interval of times one can get update in the driver version, so once it updated the Hp envy 5540 driver firmware the bug get removed and the performance get increased.


  • From website like 123.hp.com you can easily find the drivers for your HP printers and at same place you will get the driver updates and firmware updates too through which you download the driver and also install them on your Windows or Mac Operating System.
  • HP driver and software downloads are the place on 123.hp.com where you will find which the full feature basic drivers for your HP Printers with some additional printing software.
  • HP support assistant always notifies you whenever the printer software or firmware update is available or not, but this is feature is only for Windows 7
  • Apple software update: You need to download the software once on the Mac device and when you need to check need to run the HP Printer driver software again and it will check the update for the Mac device.

How to download printer driver for HP Envy 5540


You should have the knowledge and adequate skills of computer to download, install and update your HP printer driver manually. Finding the right HP printer driver from the internet is very important so you have to be very active and careful in finding them correctly. You can very easily find the right printer driver from the website 123 hp com envy5540 where you also get the regular updates of all HP products. You need to go on 123.hp.com and search your HP Envy 5540 printer model in the search box and you will get the right printer model drivers. Now you need to just open the HP Envy 5540 printer driver exe file  from the downloaded folder on the computer system and follow the on-screen instructions for the driver installation of the printer driver.


Follow all the steps given below to install the HP Envy 5540 drivers


  • Visit 123.hp.com search for the printer model in the search box and therefore, download the HP Envy 5540 printer software driver on the computer device.
  • After downloading the HP Envy 5540 printer software driver you need to click on Open/Run/Save whatever it Display on the computer on-screen dialogue box.
  • Now follow all the given on-screen instructions on-by-onto process the setup for installing HP Envy 5540 printer driver on the computer system.
  • One can turn off the enable wireless connectivity for certain printers.
  • When you purchased the new HP printer you will get a software CD with the printer which contains the additional HP printer software drivers.

How to install printer driver for HP Envy 5540


By visiting HP official website you can easily get the HP Envy 5540 printer driver for free. You need to search then select the appropriate HP printer driver only the one which is compatible for your current windows operating system. There you will find a complete list of operating systems for your HP Envy 5540 printer from there you need to mark the windows version which you using and then start the downloading of your driver and once it will be downloaded complete then you need to run that and follow the on-screen steps and install the HP Envy 5540 printer software driver.


HP Envy 5540 Printer


The HP Envy 5540 all in one printer is a bit different from other printer as it preserves around 50% of your ink level with HP Instant Ink cartridges. You can connect the HP Envy 5540 printer with your tablets or mobile devices and therefore you can print the lab-quality pictures wirelessly in a go. HP Envy 5540 can print the best quality of web pages with HP high yield ink cartridges on a wireless connection.


123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 printer Setup & Installation


Hp has developed several useful apps to assists its users with printer Setup and Installation. With hp easy start and hp smart, you can easily configure and install your 123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 printer. For the latest hp 6978 printer software and drivers download you can always head to the hp website.


123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 – Primary setup


Remove any packing material and sticking tape that your printer came in.

Apart from the printer, there will be, power chord, USB cable, ink cartridges instruction manuals, and installation CD. Check that nothing is missing.

Connect the printer to the power supply, wait for it to align all its components, and then open the ink cartridges compartment.

Remove the packing of the ink cartridges, and properly insert them in the corresponding slots. Check the instructions manual in case you have any trouble.

Open the paper input slot, adjust the width by sliding the paper width guide, and then load a stack of paper.


Use the USB cable to install your hp 123 Officejet Pro 6978 printer


  • Open a browser and enter 123.hp.com/setup.
  • This link will take you to the hp download page, click on the download button to download hp easy start file.
  • Double click on the file to extract and install the hp easy start software on your computer.
  • Now connect the USB cable to your computer and the printer. Launch the hp easy start, the software will detect the printer and show it on the screen.
  • Click on the continue button. The hp easy start will search for the latest software and drivers available for your printer.
  • When it finds the recommended software, click on the continue button to start the download.
  • When the download is complete the installer extracts the files and launch the installation.
  • When the installation is complete, your printer will be ready, and the hp printer assistant app will launch to further assist you with printing.
  • If your printer is not detected by the software go to the hp website and download and install the software and drivers for your hp printer’s model.


Setup hp Officejet pro 6978 wireless connection using Hp smart app


  • Go to 123.hp.com and download the hp smart app. When the download is complete install the app and launch it.
  • Switch on your printer. By default, the hp printer remains in Wireless setup mode for two hours after it was powered On for the first time.
  • But to manually connect the printer to the network, in case your printer does not support automatic wireless setup mode, go to the hp Officejet 6978 control panel’s display and select the wireless setup wizard.
  • The printer will search for the network and display it on the screen. Click on the name of your network.
  • When your printer is connected to your network, click on the plus sign button on Hp smart app screen to add the printer.
  • The app will detect the printer on your network and the display is on screen.
  • If your printer is not displayed, click on setup a new printer.
  • Now click on your printer’s model, and then click on the continue button.
  • A message will pop up asking permission to automatically access your wifi information. Click on the continue button to confirm.
  • Hp smart app will gather the network information and then complete the connection process.


Setup the Hp Officejet Pro 6978 printer on an android device


  • Enable the network setup mode through the printer’s control panel as mentioned above.
  • Open Google Play Store now, and install the hp smart app on your android phone.
  • Open the hp smart app and click on the continue button.
  • On the next screen click on the add printer button and then choose, Setup a new printer.
  • Click on your Printer’s name, and if asked to enter your network name and password.
  • Hp smart app will find the printer, when it will have all the information about the network, it will connect the printer and finish the installation.
  • Close the app and open the Google Play Store again.
  • Search the Hp print service plugin and install it.
  • Go to your phone’s settings, find the hp print service plugin, and enable it.

Setup the Hp Officejet Pro 6978 printer on an iOS device

  • Download and install the hp smart app on your iPhone and open it.
  • Enable the wireless connection mode on your 123.hp.com/setup 6978 printer.
  • Click on the option for setting up the printer on hp smart app and click on the continue button.
  • Now tap on the yes button to permit to bring the printer to the same network as your iPhone is.
  • Select your home network and enter the password. Now tap on Next to connect to the network.
  • The app will find the printer, connect it to the wireless network, and will display setup complete message.


Alena Williams


I lives in California USA and working for a PR Firm.