HP ENVY 4520

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HP ENVY5660

HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 are all-in-one wireless color printers designed for home printing needs. Almost all the features and functions of these two printers are almost the same. Continue reading this page to know the complete specifications, features, reviews, installation, Wi-Fi setup, and troubleshooting of the HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 printers.

HP ENVY 4520

SPECIFICATIONS

HP ENVY 5660

Product details

HP Envy 4520 All-in-One Printer

Product name

HP Envy 5660 e-All-in-One Printer

  • E6G67A
  • E6G67B
  • F0V63A
  • F0V63B
  • F0V69A

Product Number

F8B04A

Connectivity

  • Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n- 2.4 GHz network
  • USB: Hi-speed 2.0 USB
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Wireless network
  • HP Smart app: Wireless network

Connection Method

  • Wireless Direct printing
  • Memory card slot
  • USB: Hi-Speed 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n

Mobile printing solutions

  • HP ePrint
  • HP Smart app
  • HP ePrint mobile app
  • Print solution for Android and Kindle devices
  • Apple AirPrint
  • Google Cloud Print

Mobile printing capability

  • HP ePrint
  • HP ePrint mobile app
  • Apple AirPrint

Web Services

Scheduled Delivery Printables

Supported Web Services

X

Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac

Supported OS

  • Windows
  • Mac

Physical dimensions

118.11 mm (4.5 inches)

Height

161 mm (6.3 inches)

444.5 mm (17.5 inches)

Width

454 (17.8 inches)

  • With tray extender: 493.78 mm (19.44 inches)
  • Without tray extender: 350.27 mm (13.79 inches)

Depth

503 (19.8)

5.39 kg (11.80 lbs)

Weight

Not specified

Ink Cartridges/ Toner cartridges

2; 1- Tri-color and 1- black

Number of ink cartridges

2; 1- Tri-color and 1- black

Paper Handling

  • Photo: Up to 20 sheets
  • Paper: Up to 100 sheets
  • Labels: Up to 20 sheets
  • Envelopes: Up to 5 sheets
  • Cards: Up to 20 cards
  • Brochures: Up to 65 sheets

Supported media types& capacities

  • A4: 75 to 90 g/m
  • Envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m
  • Photo Paper: Up to 250 g/m

YES (Automatic)

Duplex options

YES(Automatic)

Printing Specifications

  • Black print: Up to 1200 x 600 dpi
  • Color print: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi

Print Resolution

Not specified

Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet printing

Print Method

HP Thermal inkjet

Vary based on the document type you’re printing

Print Speed

Vary based on the document type you’re printing

Up to 1200 pages/ month

Duty cycle

Up to 1000 pages

Copy Specifications

Digital Image Processing

Copy method

Not specified

Up to 50 copies

Maximum Number of copies

Up to 50 copies

  • Copy Preview
  • Fit to Page

Copy Settings

  • Number of Copies
  • 2-sided
  • Draft
  • Black
  • Color
  • Quality
  • Resize
  • Lighter/Darker
  • Paper Size
  • Paper Type
  • Margin Shift
  • Enhancements
  • Set as New Defaults

Vary based on the document type you’re printing

Copy Speed

Vary based on the document type you’re printing

Scan Specifications

TWAIN (Windows only)

Scan Software

TWAIN Version 1.9

1200 x 1200 pixels per inches

Scan Resolution

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

  • From the scanner glass: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14.0 inches)
  • From the ADF: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14.0 inches)

Scan Size

Flatbed: Max. 216 x 297 mm

  • Scan to email (for PDF and JPEG)
  • Scan to PC

Scan options

Not Specified

Fax Specifications

NO

Fax Capability

NO

Printer Features

YES

LCD Touchscreen Display

YES

YES

2-sided printing

YES

YES

Borderless printing

YES

1-year limited hardware

Warranty

1-year limited hardware

What’s included

  • HP Envy 4520 All-in-One printer
  • Power Cord
  • Setup CD
  • HP Genuine ink cartridges

Inside the box

  • HP Envy 5660 All-in-One printer
  • Power Cord
  • Setup CD
  • HP Genuine ink cartridges

NO

Accessories

NO

FEATURES

epson support features

FOR HP ENVY 4520

  • Print, Scan, and Copy
  • Convenient wireless connectivity options
  • Mobile printing & web services
  • LCD Touchscreen display
  • Borderless and two-sided printing

FOR HP ENVY 5660

  • All-in-One printer
  • Auto duplex printing
  • Control panel with the touchscreen display
  • Wireless printing
  • Mobile printing

REVIEWS

THewlett Packard Envy 4520 and 5660 are wireless inkjet printers designed for small home/office printing needs. Both these printers offer the same print, scan, and copy functions. The connectivity options are also the same. Both Envy 4520 and Envy 5660 lacks Ethernet connectivity and Fax functions.“What makes the HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 printers different from each other?” Even if most features of these two printers are the same, the print resolution, speed, paper handling capacity, and web services make one printer better than the other. The duty cycle of HP Envy 4520 is 1200/month. At the same time, the HP Envy 5660 printer’s is 1000/month.However, both HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 are ideal for small to medium-sized printing, scanning, and copying needs.

PROS

epson support pros

FOR HP ENVY 4520

  • Automatic 2-sided printing
  • Fast printing
  • High-quality printouts
  • Print through cloud

FOR HP ENVY 5660

  • Auto duplex
  • Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi
  • Supports cloud services

CONS

epson support cons

FOR HP ENVY 4520

  • No Ethernet
  • No Fax
  • Printing speed is slow

FOR HP ENVY 5660

  • No Ethernet
  • No Fax
  • Slow printing
  • No Web services

FIRST TIME UNBOXING AND SETUP

01FOR HP ENVY 4520

Hp Envy 4520

This section will show you how to unbox and set up your HP Envy 4520 printer for the first time.

Preparing the printer for the setup

  • Unpack your HP printer if you haven’t done it yet.
  • To do so, remove the packing tapes, materials, and cardboard pieces from the inside and outside of the printer.
  • Ensure that the packing component present in the cartridge access area is removed carefully without touching the film.
  • Place the unpacked printer closer to a power outlet and go to the next step of the setup process.

Turning on the printer

  • Switch on your prepared printer to begin the setup process.
  • To do so, connect the printer to an active power outlet using the power cord shipped along with the product box.
  • Now, your printer will turn on automatically.
  • Once the printer completes its initial boot-up process, select the desired device language from the list of options.
  • After selecting it, choose Yes.
  • Similarly, configure the other settings of your printer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Loading paper

  • Pull out the input tray.
  • Move the guides to the extreme ends.
  • Now, load the desired paper type (selected from the recommended media type) with its printable side facing down into the tray.
  • Ensure that the paper is not overloaded.
  • Adjust the guides against the paper and push the tray forward.
  • Extend the output tray of your printer.

Installing the ink cartridges

  • Open the printer’s ink cartridge access door followed by the cartridge lids.
  • Unpack the genuine HP ink cartridges that are shipped along with the printer.
  • Insert the tri-color cartridge of your printer into the left slot and the black cartridge into the right slot.
  • Close the access door of your printer.
  • Now, your printer will automatically print an alignment page.
  • If the printer fails to print the page, open the Setup screen and select the Tools menu followed by Align Printer.
  • Place the alignment page (printed by the printer) on the scanner glass with its print-side facing down and tap OK.
  • Scan the alignment page to align the ink cartridges.

Installing the printer software

  • Run the HP Envy 4520 full feature software file on your computer from the setup CD or the downloaded driver folder.
  • Select and install the necessary printer drivers on your computer when prompted.
  • Similarly, choose the desired connection type when prompted.
  • Finish the driver installation to complete the HP Envy 4520 printer setup process.

WI-FI SETUP

Wireless Setup- HP ENVY 4520

You can set up your HP Envy 4520 printer over a wireless network with or without using a router. The section below will guide you in setting up your printer on the wireless network with a Wi-Fi router. To perform the wireless setup without the Wi-Fi router, refer to the instructions given under the “Wireless Setup- HP ENVY 5660” section of this page. Even though the model numbers are different, the overall Wi-Fi setup procedure is the same.

Preparing the printer, computer, and the router

Before you begin the wireless setup, prepare your printer, computer, and router.

  • Ensure that the HP Envy 4520 printer is turned on and its initial hardware setup is completed.
  • Check to ensure that the wireless router is placed closer to your printer.
  • Gather your network’s credentials if you have no idea about them.
  • Download the new version of the printer driver for your OS.
  • Connect your Windows, Linux, or Mac computer to the same Wi-Fi network over a wireless or USB cable connection.

Connecting the printer over a wireless network

  • Tap on the Wi-Fi icon on your printer’s home screen.
  • Select Settings > Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Connect your HP Envy 4520 printer to the wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After connecting your printer to the wireless network, run its software file on the computer.
  • Install the printer software to complete the wireless setup.

TROUBLESHOOTING

The below section covers the basic troubleshooting solutions that help you in fixing almost all the HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 printer problems. Contact us if you need real-time technical assistance in resolving your printer problems.

FOR HP ENVY 4520

  • Restart the printer. When you face a problem for the first time, restart your printer. If the same problem persists, even after restarting the printer, learn more about it and then perform the necessary solutions to fix it.
    • Update the printer driver whenever a new one is available. This will help you from facing compatibility issues.
    • Use a stable wireless connection or a proper USB cable to connect your printer to the computer.
    • Load the recommended paper and install the genuine ink cartridges on your printer.
    • Disable the security software temporarily if necessary.
    • Configure the printer settings correctly.
    • Restore the printer settings if you have configured them wrongly.

02. FOR HP ENVY 5660

Hp Envy5660

“Are you looking for the simple and quick steps to set up your HP Envy 5660 printer?” If yes, read the information below to set up your printer for the first time.

Unpacking the printer

  • Unpack your HP Envy 5660 printer if you haven’t unpacked it yet.
  • Open the product box and remove the printer.
  • Remove the protective plastic cover and Styrofoam pieces from the printer.
  • Place the printer on a flat surface.
  • Peel off all the packing tapes from the printer.
  • Make sure that the packing materials are recycled properly.

Turning on the printer

  • Plug the power cable’s one end into your printer and the opposite end into a working AC outlet.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Configure the printer settings as per your preferences.
  • Finally, save them.

Loading paper

*Important note: Make sure to load the paper into the input tray before installing the ink cartridges.

  • Open the input tray.
  • Fan a stack of desired paper type and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the width guides properly.
  • Close the tray.
  • Configure the paper settings by following the instructions displayed on the screen.

Installing the ink cartridges

  • Open the access door of your printer.
  • Remove the ink cartridges from their package.
  • Remove the orange protective tapes from the cartridges.
  • Now, open the cartridge slot lids.
  • Insert the unpacked cartridges into their slots.
  • Check to ensure that the black cartridges are installed in the right slot and the tri-color in the left slot.
  • Close the lids followed by the access door.
  • Press OK on your printer’s control panel to begin the alignment process.
  • The alignment page will be printed automatically by the printer.
  • If the printer doesn’t print the page automatically, perform it manually. To do so:
  • Open Setup.
  • Select the Printer Maintenance option.
  • Tap Align Printer.
  • Once the page is printed by the printer, place it on the scanner glass.
  • Ensure that the print-side of the page is facing down on the scanner glass.
  • Tap OK again to complete the alignment process.

Installing the printer software

  • Install the HP Envy 5660 printer software on your computer to complete the setup.
  • To do so, use the setup CD or the downloaded driver folder.
  • Install the software by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, copy, scan or print a test page to check whether the setup process is done correctly.

WI-FI SETUP

Wireless Setup- HP ENVY 5660

From the below section, you will learn how to connect to your HP Envy 5660 printer wirelessly without a router. Refer to the instructions given under the “Wireless Setup- HP Envy 4520” section of this page if you wish to set up the printer on the Wi-Fi network with a router.

  • Turn on your HP Envy 5660 printer if it is turned off.
  • Locate and tap on the Wi-Fi Direct icon on your printer’s home screen.
  • Now, the Wi-Fi Direct menu screen will open.
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct feature and note down its name and password displayed on the screen.
  • Now, enable the Wi-Fi feature on your computer.
  • Locate and select your printer’s network name.
  • Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password in the given field.
  • Now, install the printer driver on your computer.
  • Add the printer wirelessly by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, print a test document to check if the printer is connected wirelessly successfully.

TROUBLESHOOTING

The below section covers the basic troubleshooting solutions that help you in fixing almost all the HP Envy 4520 and HP Envy 5660 printer problems. Contact us if you need real-time technical assistance in resolving your printer problems.

FOR HP ENVY 5660

  • Reboot your HP Envy 5660 printer.
  • Check whether any error message is displayed on the screen. If yes, clear it, and then perform the paused print or scan operation.
  • Remove or clear the jammed paper from the printer if the “Paper Jam” message is displayed on the screen.
  • Install the latest version of the HP Envy 5660 printer driver on your computer.
  • Re-connect your printer to the computer if the connection setup is done incorrectly.
  • Restart the devices if necessary.

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