HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCANNER SETUP

Learn how to set up and use the scan function on your HP OfficeJet 4500 printer.

HP OfficeJet 4500 is an all-in-one wireless printer that comes with printing, scanning, copying, and faxing functions. The best part is that this printer makes the scan job simple and easy to perform. This HP printer comes with several scan features like scan to computer, scan to PDF, scan to email, etc.

To scan a document and send it to an email account or save it as a PDF file on your computer, first, you have to prepare your printer and the computer for the same. Unpack the printer (if you haven’t done it yet) and complete the hardware setup process.

Download the latest version of the printer’s full feature driver and software for your OS type from its official support page. After downloading the driver file, install it on your Windows or Mac computer and then begin the scan operation from the printer’s control panel or the computer using the printer software.Continue reading this page to know more about the HP OfficeJet 4500 scanner setup.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCANNER DRIVER

The printer's full feature driver and software file contains all the necessary printer and scanner drivers needed to perform printing, scanning, copying, and faxing functions successfully on your printer. Download the full feature driver and software for your OS type by following the instructions below.

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  • Go to the HP OfficeJet 4500 printer’s official support page from your computer’s browser.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • Check to ensure that your OS type is selected correctly on the Software and drivers screen.
  • Locate the full feature software and driver and click the Download button below it.
  • Now, the selected printer driver will be downloaded and saved on your computer’s Downloads folder.

Scroll down this page to know the HP OfficeJet 4500 scanner drivers available for Windows and Mac.

FOR WINDOWS

  • For the latest version (Windows 10): Install and use the built-in HP printer driver that comes with your Windows computer to access your printer.
  • For older version (Windows 7): Download and install the full feature software driver file on your computer to perform the scan or print operation from your computer or the printer’s control panel.

FOR MAC

  • The HP OfficeJet 4500 Full feature software and driver is the recommended driver for almost all the macOS versions.
  • If you’re using macOS v 10.9, install and use the built-in driver (that comes by default with your computer) to access the printer for scan, print, and other functions.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN TO EMAIL

The instructions given below will guide you in scanning and sending a document to an email address using the HP Easy Scan software.

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  • As the first step of “scan to email,” check whether your HP OfficeJet 4500 printer is connected to the computer over a wireless network.
  • Secondly, configure the “scan to email” settings. To do so:
  • Open the HP Software on your computer.
  • Go to the Scan to Email wizard.
  • Configure the scan settings as per your preferences and save them.
  • Thirdly, load the document you want to scan on your printer’s scanner glass.
  • Finally, initiate the scan to email operation using the HP Easy Scan software on your computer. To do the same, follow these steps:
  • Open the HP Easy Scan software on your computer.
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  • Select your printer from the Scanner drop-down menu if necessary.
  • Similarly, select the scan job from the Presets drop-down menu.
  • Click the Scan button.
  • Now, the printer will start scanning the placed document.
  • Once the scanning is over, the Scan Complete dialog box will open on your computer screen.
  • To continue the scan operation, click the Scan Next Item button.
  • Otherwise, click the Done button.
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HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN TO PDF

You can use the HP printer software to perform the “scan to PDF” operation.

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  • Ensure that your HP OfficeJet 4500 printer and the computer are prepared for the scan operation.
  • Load all the pages of the document you want to print with their print-side facing up in the ADF of your printer.
  • Open the HP Easy Scan software on your computer.
  • Initiate the scan operation by referring to the instructions given under “HP OfficeJet 4500 scan to email.”
  • When your printer completes scanning all the pages of the document, a dialog box prompting you to choose the destination folder (on which you wish to save the document) and scan format will open.
  • Select the location to save the scanned document using the Where drop-down menu.
  • Similarly, select the PDF option from the Format drop-down menu to save the scanned document as a PDF file.
  • Finally, click Save.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN TO COMPUTER

To scan and save the document from the printer to your computer, follow the instructions below.

  • Place the original with its print-side facing up or down on the scanner glass or the ADF.
  • Select the Scan option on your printer menu using the arrow buttons.
  • Press OK if necessary.
  • Select the Computer option when prompted.
  • Configure the scan settings, as per your preferences and press OK > Start.
  • Now, your printer will start to scan the placed document or photo.
  • Once the printer completes the scan operation, the copy of the scanned document will be saved to your computer.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN TO FAX

Perform the “scan to fax” operation on your HP printer by following the instructions given below.

  • Turn on your HP OfficeJet 4500 printer if it is turned off.
  • Load the original document or photo you want to scan and send to the Fax address on/ in your printer's scanner glass or ADF.
  • Now, initiate the fax operation on your printer.
  • Type the recipient’s fax number in the given field using the dial pad.
  • Press Start after entering the recipient’s fax number.
  • Now, your printer will start scanning the placed document or photo.
  • Once the scanning is complete, the scanned document copy will be faxed to the entered fax number.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN MULTIPLE PAGES

Use the HP Easy Scan software to scan multiple pages of the document.

  • Initially, load all the pages of the document you want to scan into the ADF of your printer.
  • Next, open the HP Easy Scan software on your computer.
  • Initiate the scan operation by selecting your printer model, scan type, etc., on the software screen.
  • Once the printer scans all the pages of the document, a preview of them will be displayed on the screen.
  • If you’re satisfied with the quality, click the Save button. Otherwise, re-scan the same document.
  • To edit the scanned document, click the Edit option and configure the settings as per your preferences.

HP OFFICEJET 4500 SCAN TROUBLESHOOT

When operating the printer, users might face some problems. This troubleshooting section will show you how to troubleshoot the HP OfficeJet 4500 printer’s scan problems.Contact us if you need real-time technical assistance in fixing your printer problems.

  • Initially, ensure that the document you want to scan is loaded properly on the scanner glass or into the ADF.
  • Next, check whether the necessary scanner drivers are installed on your computer. If not, install them and then perform the scan operation.
  • Make sure that the computer is connected to your printer over a wireless or USB cable connection.
  • Check and reconfigure the scan settings if necessary.
  • Ensure that your printer is ready for the scan operation.
  • Check if any error message is displayed on the printer or computer screen. If yes, clear it and then perform the scan operation.

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