HP ENVY 7120 PRINTER

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HP ENVY 7155 PRINTER

“Are you looking for the best photo inkjet printer for your photography project or a printer that can deliver high-quality photo printouts?” If yes, you can choose either the HP Envy Photo 7120 or 7155 printer. These two printers come under the HP Envy Photo 7100 all-in-one series.

So, almost all the features and functions of both the printers are the same. However, some functions may vary. Continue reading this page to know the complete specifications, features, pros & cons, first-time installation, Wi-Fi setup, and the troubleshooting process of the HP Envy Photo 7120 and 7155 printers.

HP ENVY PHOTO 7120

SPECIFICATIONS

HP ENVY PHOTO 7155

Product details

HP Envy Photo 7120 All-in-One Printer

Model name

HP Envy Photo 7155 All-in-One Printer

Z3M41D

Product number

Z3M52A

Printer and its accessories

  • HP Envy Photo 7120 All-in-One printer
  • HP 804 A Setup Black cartridge
  • HP 804 A Setup Tri-color Cartridge
  • Ink Caution Flyer
  • Power cord
  • USB cable
  • Setup card
  • Getting started guide
  • Media Pack

Components included

  • HP Envy Photo 7155 All-in-One printer
  • HP 64 Setup Black Instant Ink Ready Cartridges
  • HP 804 A Setup Tri-color Instant Ink Ready Cartridges
  • Ink Caution Flyer
  • Power cord
  • Setup card
  • Getting started guide
  • Media Pack
  • 5 months free of HP Instant Ink Flyer

Supported Connectivity Options

YES

Wireless

YES

YES

Ethernet

YES

YES

USB

YES

Memory card slots

Direct Print Support & Storage device

Memory card slots

Copy Specifications

YES

Color Copy

YES

Max. up to 50 copies

Number of copies

Max. up to 50 copies

For draft and A4: Up to 21 cpm 

Speed

For draft and A4: Up to 21 cpm 

600 x 600 dpi

Resolution

300 x 300 dpi

Memory

256 MB DDR3

Provided memory

256 MB DDR3

YES (Secure Digital)

Memory card compatibility

YES (Secure Digital)

Mobile printing

YES

Mobile printing capability

YES

  • HP ePrint
  • Apple AirPrint
  • Mopria-certified
  • Wireless Direct Printing

Supported services

  • HP ePrint
  • Apple AirPrint
  • Mopria-certified
  • Wireless Direct Printing

Networking

  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Bonjour
  • Custom Raw Port/Port9100
  • DNS
  • Embedded Web Server
  • Wireless Network Supported
  • SLP
  • WS-Print
  • Wireless b/g/n
  • WEP/WPA (AES)
  • SNMP
  • Internet Printing Protocol
  • Bluetooth LE

Supported network protocols

  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Bonjour
  • Custom Raw Port/Port9100
  • DNS
  • Embedded Web Server
  • Wireless Network Supported
  • SLP
  • WS-Print
  • Wireless b/g/n
  • WEP/WPA (AES)
  • SNMP
  • Internet Printing Protocol
  • Bluetooth LE

Paper Handling

Up to 125 sheets

  • Cards: Up to 40 cards
  • Envelopes: Up to 5
  • Transparencies: Up to 40 sheets
  • Secondary tray: Up to 15 sheets

Input Tray capacity

Up to 125 sheets

  • Cards: Up to 40 cards
  • Envelopes: Up to 5
  • Transparencies: Up to 40 sheets
  • Secondary tray: Up to 15 sheets

Up to 25 sheets

Output tray capacity

Up to 25 sheets

  • Plain Paper
  • HP Photo Papers
  • HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  • HP Matte Presentation Paper
  • HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  • Other Photo Inkjet Papers
  • Other Matte Inkjet Papers
  • Other Glossy Inkjet Papers
  • Light/Recycled

Supported Media types

  • Plain Paper
  • HP Photo Papers
  • HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  • HP Matte Presentation Paper
  • HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  • Other Photo Inkjet Papers
  • Other Matte Inkjet Papers
  • Other Glossy Inkjet Papers
  • Light/Recycled

YES

Borderless printing

YES

X

ADF capacity

X

  • Letter
  • Executive

Duplexer

  • Letter
  • Executive

Print Cartridges

Two

  • 1 Tri-color (cyan, magenta, yellow) cartridges
  • 1 black

Number of cartridges

Two

  • 1 Tri-color (cyan, magenta, yellow) cartridges

1 black

Printing Specifications

HP Thermal Inkjet

Print Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

YES Automatic

Duplex Printing

YES Automatic

  • Black: Max. up to 14 pages per minute
  • Color: Max. up to 9 pages per minute

Print Speed

  • Black: Max. up to 14 pages per minute
  • Color: Max. up to 9 pages per minute

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Print Resolution

Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi

Up to 1000 pages

Monthly duty cycle

Up to 1000 pages

HP PCL 3 GUI

Print languages

HP PCL 3 GUI

Scan Specifications

Up to 1200 dpi

Scan Resolution

Up to 1200 dpi

X

Duplex scanning

X

Version 2.1

Twain version

Version 2.1

Supported Operating Systems

YES

Windows

YES

YES

Mac

YES

Warranty

One-year limited hardware warranty

Warranty

One-year limited hardware warranty

features

Some of the highlighting features of the HP Envy 7120 and HP Envy 7155 printers are listed below.

HP ENVY 7120

  • Auto Duplex printing
  • Print, Scan, and Copy
  • Mobile printing capability
  • Convenient connectivity options
  • Color copy
  • HP Instant Ink
  • Outstanding print and scan resolution

HP ENVY 7155

  • All-in-One inkjet printer
  • AirPrint
  • Excellent photo print quality
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • HP Instant Ink
  • Works with Alexa
  • Wired, Wireless, and USB connectivity

REVIEWS

Hewlett-Packard’s Envy Photo 7120 and 7155 are all-in-one wireless thermal inkjet printers designed for home and office work. Almost all the features, such as ADF, connectivity options, mobile printing capability, supported media or paper types, compatible operating systems, etc., of these two printers are the same.Both these printers work with Alexa and offer an Instant Ink system. However, the HP Envy 7120 and HP Envy 7155 printers’ copy and print resolutions are somehow different. The copy resolution of 7120 is 600 x 600 dpi. At the same time, the HP Envy Photo 7155 printer’s is 300 x 300 dpi.Similarly, the print resolution of HP Envy 7120 is 1200 x 1200 dpi, and HP Envy 7155’s is 4800 x 1200 dpi. Even if the print and copy resolutions are different, both the printers are capable of providing outstanding print, scan, and copy quality.So, choose any one of these two printers as per your preferences and needs.

reviews
pros

HP ENVY 7120

  • Compact, multi-functional printer
  • Ideal for home and office printing needs
  • Supports SD card
  • Easy to use
  • Decent print, scan, and copy resolution

HP ENVY 7155

  • Compact printer
  • Excellent color accuracy
  • Outstanding photo print-quality
  • Flatbed scanner
  • Auto duplex printing
  • LCD touchscreen
cons

HP ENVY 7120

  • Random error
  • Printing speed is quite disappointing
  • No ADF
  • No Fax

HP ENVY 7155

  • Low print yield
  • Slow printing
  • No Fax
  • No ADF

INSTALLATION

01. INSTALLATION OF HP ENVY 7120

Installation Of Hp Envy 7120

Unpack and turn on your printer. Configure the basic settings as per your preferences. Complete the printer’s hardware setup by following the prompts displayed on the screen. Finally, install the printer software to complete the setup process.

Unpacking the printer

  • Remove the HP Envy 7120 printer and its components out of the box if you haven’t done it yet.
  • Now, unpack your printer by removing all the packing tapes, materials, and cardboard pieces from it.
  • Ensure that the packing materials present in the cartridge access area are removed.
  • After unpacking the printer completely, place it on a clean surface.
  • Recycle the packing materials properly.

Turning on the printer

  • Connect your printer directly to the power outlet using its power cord.
  • Turn on the printer and wait for it to become idle & silent.
  • Configure the printer settings when prompted.
  • Ensure to press Yes after configuring each setting.

Installing the HP Ink cartridges

  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • Unpack the cartridges that are shipped along with the printer.
  • Ensure that the plastic tape from the cartridges is removed.
  • Check to ensure that the carriage is idle and silent.
  • Now, install the unpacked cartridges in their slots.
  • Ensure that the HP genuine cartridges are seated properly and close the door.

Loading paper

  • Get the recommended paper type.
  • Pull out the input tray.
  • Remove the output tray from the printer.
  • Ensure that there is no packing material left in the input and photo trays.
  • Now, load the desired plain paper or photo paper into the input or photo tray.
  • Align the width guides properly.
  • Replace the output tray and close the input tray.
  • Now, your printer will automatically begin an initialization process.
  • Wait for it to complete, and then go to the next step of the HP Envy 7120 setup.

Installing the printer software or app

  • Download and install the HP printer software or the HP Smart app on your computer or smartphone.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to install the printer on your computer or smartphone.
  • Finally, print a test page to check if the setup process is done correctly.
  • If the printer prints the test page successfully, the setup process is done correctly. Otherwise, re-perform the setup process.
  • Congratulations! The HP Envy 7120 printer setup is completed, and it’s ready to use.

WIFI SETUP

You can make use of HP Smart app or the HP printer’s control panel to set up the printer over a wireless network. Continue reading this page to know more about the same.

FOR HP ENVY 7120- Wireless Setup

In this quick guide, we will be taking you through the process of setting up your HP Envy 7120 printer over a wireless network using the printer’s control panel. To perform the same using the HP Smart app, refer to the instructions given under the “HP Envy 7155-Wireless Setup using the HP Smart app” section on this page.

  • Turn on your printer, wireless router, and computer.
  • Open your printer’s Dashboard.
  • Locate and tap on the Wi-Fi icon.
  • Select Settings > Wireless Settings > Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • Connect your 7120 printer over the wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After doing it, connect your PC or laptop to the same Wi-Fi network and run the recommended HP printer software or the HP Smart app to complete the wireless setup.

TROUBLESHOOTING

The troubleshooting guide given below will help you in solving the common HP Envy 7120 or HP Envy 7155 printer problems. Contact us to get real-time technical assistance in solving your printer problems.

FOR HP ENVY 7120

  • Restart the printer. This is the quick and simple way to fix almost all the common printer problems.
  • Check if any error message is displayed on your printer or computer screen. If yes, clear it, and then use the printer for your needs.
  • Ensure that the recommended paper type is loaded in the tray.
  • Also, ensure that the HP genuine ink cartridges are loaded properly in their slots.
  • Reconnect your printer to the network if necessary.
  • Print the printer report to know its status.
  • Restore the printer settings to default if they are misconfigured.
  • Open the Setup screen.
  • Select Printer Maintenance > Restore > Restore Settings > “All” or “choose the setting you want to restore” > Restore > Restore.
  • As soon as all the lights start to turn on, release the Information button.
  • Once the Wi-Fi Direct feature is enabled on your printer, you can see that the blue light travels from the edges to the center.
  • Now, open the HP Smart app on your computer or mobile phone and install the printer on it.

For USB or LAN

  • Initially, make sure that your HP Envy 7120 printer is turned on.
  • Run the HP Smart app on your computer.
  • When prompted, select the desired connection type as USB or LAN and connect the printer to your computer.
  • Install the printer app on your computer to complete the HP Envy 7120 printer setup process.

02. INSTALLATION OF HP ENVY 7155

Hp Envy 7155

Prepare your HP printer for the setup. Connect the prepared printer to the power outlet and turn it on. Set the basic settings when prompted. Similarly, load paper and install the ink cartridges when prompted. Finally, install the printer on your computer or smartphone to complete the setup.

Preparing the printer

  • Take the printer out of the product box.
  • Remove the plastic cover and Styrofoam pieces from the printer.
  • Also, remove all the packing materials from inside and outside the printer.
  • Ensure that the packing material from the scanner glass and the cartridge access area are removed carefully.

Turning on the printer

  • Plug one of the ends of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
  • Connect the other end of the cord to your printer’s power inlet.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Configure the basic settings when prompted.
  • Ensure to save the configured printer settings.

Installing the ink cartridges

  • Gently open the cartridge access door of your printer.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges.
  • Ensure that the carriage is idle.
  • Now, open the cartridge lids.
  • Install the unpacked ink cartridges into their slots.
  • Ensure that the black cartridge is installed on the right-hand side of the slot and the tri-color on the left-hand side of the slot.
  • Close the lids followed by the door.

Loading paper

  • Open the input tray.
  • Remove the output tray.
  • Fan and load a stack of plain, A4, or U.S. paper into the input tray. (If you wish to print photos, load photo paper into the photo tray).
  • After loading paper into the input and photo trays, replace the output tray.
  • Close the input tray.

Installing the printer

  • Before you begin, ensure that the initialization process is completed on your printer.
  • Run the downloaded printer software file on your computer. If you wish to install this inkjet printer on your smartphone, install and use the HP Smart app for the same.
  • Finally, scan or print a page to check whether the printer setup is done correctly or not.

Congratulations! Your HP Envy Photo 7155 printer has been set up and ready to use.

WIFI SETUP

You can make use of HP Smart app or the HP printer’s control panel to set up the printer over a wireless network. Continue reading this page to know more about the same.

FOR HP ENVY 7155- Wireless Setup

*Note: If you wish to set up your HP Envy 7155 printer over a wireless network using the printer’s control panel, refer to the instructions given above.

  • Turn on your Envy 7155 printer if it is turned off.
  • Connect your computer, laptop, or smartphone to the same wireless network to which you’re about to connect the printer.
  • Disable or disconnect the VPN connection on your computer if it is enabled.
  • Now, install and open the HP Smart app on your computer or smartphone.
  • Tap or click the Set up a new printer or Add Printer button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the printer on your device over a wireless network.

TROUBLESHOOTING

The troubleshooting guide given below will help you in solving the common HP Envy 7120 or HP Envy 7155 printer problems. Contact us to get real-time technical assistance in solving your printer problems.

FOR HP ENVY 7155

  • If you’re facing a problem for the first time, restart your printer. If the same problem remains unresolved even after restarting the printer, try to know more about it and then perform the necessary solutions to fix it.
  • Ensure the printer’s hardware setup is completed.
  • Check to ensure that your 7155 printer is connected to the computer over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection securely.
  • Reconfigure the printer settings if they are configured wrongly.
  • Restore the printer settings if necessary.

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