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How to Factory Reset an HP Printer

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Introduction

You may need to perform a factory reset of your HP Printer as part of a troubleshooting step if you're having issues with your device. A factory reset will return your printer's settings to what they were when it first came out of the box. This guide will help you reset your printer back to factory defaults.

A hp printer

1 Restore Defaults

Depending on which model HP printer you have, the options you see or have access to may differ slightly from what these steps depict.

  1. From the screen on your printer, navigate to Setup.
    HP Envy setup screen
  2. Tap Tools.
    HP envy setup screen with tools selected
  3. Tap Restore Defaults.
    HP envy setup tools with restore factory defaults selected
  4. Tap Yes.
    HP envy restore factory defaults
  5. The printer will restart.
  6. Once restarted, your printer will have been reset to factory default settings.

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You may need to perform a factory reset of your HP Printer as part of a troubleshooting step if you're having issues with your device. A factory reset will return your printer's settings to what they were when it first came out of the box. This guide will help you reset your printer back to factory defaults.

A hp printer

Depending on which model HP printer you have, the options you see or have access to may differ slightly from what these steps depict.

  1. From the screen on your printer, navigate to Setup.
    HP Envy setup screen
  2. Tap Tools.
    HP envy setup screen with tools selected
  3. Tap Restore Defaults.
    HP envy setup tools with restore factory defaults selected
  4. Tap Yes.
    HP envy restore factory defaults
  5. The printer will restart.
  6. Once restarted, your printer will have been reset to factory default settings.