HP Envy 5660 Setup

The HP Envy 5660 setup is straightforward. Since the hp envy 5660 printer is not designed to handle movement, it is imperative that the printer is packaged to avoid the least movement, and therefore the external and internal packaging is extremely secure. The printer comes packaged with the ink cartridges packed separately.

Therefore the first step of the setup process is to install the ink cartridges after powering on the Printer. Once the cartridges have been installed and the printer comes to it’s default idle state, it is advisable to run an alignment test, just to ensure that there are no hardware issues off the bat. The alignment would print out a sheet of paper which will then be scanned to check the alignment.

HP Envy 5660 wireless setup setting.

  • The HP Envy 5660 wireless setup enabled printer that features the major standards for wireless printing.
  • After the printer is powered on, navigate to the module on setting up wireless printing on the touch sensitive LCD display. There will be a list of all the parameters for wireless printing with the details of the hardware.
  • Enable the envy wireless setup and then from the computer you will have to detect the printer from the wireless network.
  • After enabling the wireless setup on the printer, you should run the setup file provided with the printer or downloaded from the HP site in the case of setup from the computer.
  • In case of hp envy 5660 wireless setup from the mobile device, the HP AIO app will show the list of printers available on the wireless network, and after selecting the HP envy 5660, the setup process will guide you through the process.

HP E-Print

HP E-Print is a proprietary standard developed by HP for its printers, and the setup file that comes along with the printer contains the steps for setting up the e-Print facility. Setting up the HP Envy 5660 setup an email address for the HP server. With the auto generated email ID from the server, the printer will be assigned to that ID automatically. When the printer is registered on the network, opening the HP e-Print app will display the printer if it is on the same network. Using the app all functions of the HP Envy 5660 can be accessed such as scanning, copying and printing.

Google Cloud Print

HP Envy 5660 printer is fully compatible for Google’s Cloud print. With the hp envy 5660 connected to the wireless network go into the settings of the google cloud print from the same network that the printer is featured in. When the search for available printers is selected, the result will show the hp envy 5660. At this point selecting the printer and going through the final steps, will make the printer work on google cloud print. This would essentially mean you can give print commands from anywhere over the internet, and the hp envy 5660 will handle the print as long as it is switched on and is connected to the network.

Apple’s Air Print

HP Envy 5660 printer works seamlessly on Apple Air Print. HP envy 5660 setup has to first be powered on and should be latched on to the wireless network that the computer is in. From the touch sensitive LCD screen on the printer, ensure that the hp envy 5660 printer setup is connected to the wireless network. The Apple computer, tablet or handheld can be used for connecting the Printer to the network, from the printer setup module.

HP Envy 5660 Troubleshooting


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The HP Envy 5660 troubleshooting is pretty much a perfectly put together printer that satisfies the exact printing, copying and scanning requirements of the target audience that is the small office to individual. HP Envy 5660 troubleshooting is a straightforward affair for the most part as there is usually only some user error or hardware related issues. However, the process of troubleshooting should always be diagnosis from the hardware perspective going inward to diagnostics of the accompanying software.

Printer Not Printing

HP Envy 5660 printer not printing issue or hp envy 5660 error printing. Ensure that the printer is powered on. The next step would be to check if the printer is on the network, be it wired or wireless. If that is perfect and still if the hp envy 5660 error printing or not printing, then check the bundled HP software for updates. Usually when software updates are not installed, the printer may not work. Also if there are corrupt drivers then the printer may not print, and a quick fix for that is to reinstall the drivers again using the bundled software provided with the hp envy 5660 printer.

Printer offline

HP Envy 5660 printer offline error. When the printer has dropped off the wireless network, the reason usually is because the wireless password has been changed. However the following are the chronological steps to be taken to resolve the printer offline error. The error will show only in the computer at the point of selection of the printer, the printer will be shown as offline. The first step is to check if the HP Envy 5660 is powered on. Then on the touch sensitive LCD readout navigate to the wireless module and check if the printer is showing as connected to the wireless. If the printer is not connected, then you need to run the wireless connectivity wizard and go through the steps to connect the printer back on to the network. In the case of wired networking, ensure that the physical cable is not detached from the printer and also on the router end. If the printer still shows as offline but the hardware end is perfectly connected, remove the printer from the printer setting and reinstall the printer with the drivers.

Printer not connected

HP Envy 5660 printer not connected error. Usually after a print command is given and the printer is not detected on the network or hp envy 5660 not connecting to wifi, it will be shown as offline on the computer. If the printer is not connected to the network it will not be able to complete the print tasks. The HP Envy 5660 is a compact well contained printer and normally when the printer is installed there is no occasion to actually move the printer at all. So over time there is a possibility that the printer may have been moved, thereby dislodging the cables. So check if the connecting cables are secure both at the printer end and at the router or the computer end. Restart the printer and check the LCD for connection status after reboot of the printer. If the wireless connection is showing as not connected, then run through the wireless setup process from the LCD screen, under the module wireless network.

OS Issues

Usually when a new branch of OS is released with a significant change, the old printer drivers that are registered on the operating system may not work in compliance with the updated OS and this would result in the printer not responding. Not all issues that me arise on the HP Envy 5660 are a result of continuity interruptions or hardware. HP Envy 5660 setup not being able to print could be a result of OS issues. The result of OS updates may make drivers incompatible unless the corresponding drivers have also been updated. It is essential to monitor the updates and run all of them in tandem be it the printer updates or the OS updates.

Paper Jam

Paper jams occur in the HP Envy 5660 as a result of a multitude of reasons. Chief among those are the non-sieving of papers, improper placement of the paper guides, moisture on the paper leading to sticking of multiple sheets. Whatever be the reason, when a paper jam is notified by an audible alert as well as an indication on the printer’s LCD that there is a paper jam. Open the cartridge tray of the printer and wait for the printer cartridges to park themselves. Identify the location of the paper jam, and proceed to clear it from the side of least resistance. Meaning if the paper jam was on the top, remove the paper backwards over the top so that the least amount of resistance is offered. Dust is also a principal reason for paper jams to occur and while the paper jam is cleared, you may clean the derailleurs.

Prints a blank page

HP Envy 5660 prints blank pages. When the HP Envy 5660 is left idle for a long time, the residual ink on the print heads may have become dry and solidified preventing further ink from being released. If the printer is printing blank pages, run print head cleaning from the printer, where the print heads will be automatically cleaned. The LCD menu will have the module to run a printer head cleaning and a diagnostic tool as well, and after the print head is cleaned, you can print a test page from the LCD to ensure if the problem is solved. If established that the problem is not hardware related, then the issue may be regarding the printer drivers, which may not be properly working the print spoolers. The solution is to reinstall the printer software from the accompanying bundle and run the process again. Sometimes, an update not installed could also be the reason for the printer turning out blank pages.

HP Envy 5660 printer Features

HP Envy 5660 is a wireless capable All in One printer that can handle the tasks of everyday small office home office requirements with aplomb. The printer features a full function touch sensitive LCD screen, and concealed paper trays that ensure that the printer is presentable in a compact modern work or home environment. In short the HP Envy 5660 is one extremely capable All in One device.

Pros and Cons of the HP Envy 5660 printer


  • The HP Envy 5660 has a touch sensitive LCD colour screen which can be used to full utilize the printer’s capacities of printing, scanning and copying.
  • The HP Envy 5660 is capable of Duplex printing.
  • The HP Ency 5660 is capable of printing on 5X6 photo paper for life like photo prints
  • The HP Envy 5660 is also capable of borderless printing. This will help take photographs that literally pop out.
  • HP Envy 5660 supports wireless printing and supports scan to email. You can scan a document and send it to email directly from the printer’s interface without once requiring a computer or a mobile device.


  • While the HP Envy 5660 is exceptional at delivering quality print output, the printer cannot handle large volume print commands as it is a medium format printer, and can handle small to medium workloads.
  • The HP Envy 5660 can handle scans of a maximum of international A4 size and cannot handle sizes in excess of that.


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