Hp Deskjet 3052a All-in-One Printer Review and Test! by Froggytvtechnews

Get to know the HP All-in-One

Printer parts

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1Input tray
2Paper-width guide for the input tray
3Control panel
4Cartridge door
5Output tray
6Output tray extender (also referred to as the tray extender)
7Cartridges

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Control panel features

Control panel features
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  1. Back: Returns to the previous screen.
  1. Cancel: Stops the current operation, restores default settings.
  1. Setup: Opens the Setup menu where you can check ink levels, change Auto Power-Off setting, perform maintenance tasks, and set language and region settings.
  1. Selection buttons: Use buttons to select menu items on the printer display.
  1. Wireless status light and button: Blue light indicates wireless connection. Pressing button opens wireless menu.
  1. ePrint light and button: White light indicates ePrint is connected. Pressing button displays printer’s email address and ePrint menu options.
  1. On button

Wireless Settings

Press the Wireless button to view wireless status and menu options.

  • If the printer has an active connection to a wireless network, the printer display will show Connected and the printer’s IP address.
  • If wireless is disabled (wireless radio off) and the wireless network is not available, the display screen shows Wireless Off.
  • If wireless is enabled (wireless radio on) and you do not have a wireless connection , the display screen shows that it is either in the process of Connecting or Not Connected.

You can use the printer display to retrieve information about your wireless network, establish a wireless connection, and more.

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Status Lights

Wireless Status Light

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Light behaviorSolution
OffWireless is off. Press Wireless button to access wireless
menu on the printer display. Use wireless menu to
enable wireless printing.
Slow blinkingWireless is on but not connected to a network. If
connection cannot be established, make sure printer is
within range of wireless signal.
Fast blinkingWireless error has occurred. Refer to messages on
printer display.
OnWireless connection has been established and you can
print.

ePrint Status Light

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Light behaviorSolution
OffePrint is disabled. Press ePrint button to access ePrint
menu on the printer display.
OnePrint is on and connected.

On Button Light

Light behaviorSolution
OffThe device is powered off.
PulsingIndicates the device is in sleep mode. The device
automatically enters sleep mode after 5 minutes of
inactivity.
Fast blinkingError has occurred. Refer to messages on printer display.
OnPrinter is on and ready to print.

Auto Power-Off

Auto Power-Off is automatically enabled by default when you turn on the printer. When Auto Power-Off is enabled, the printer automatically turns off after 2 hours of inactivity to help reduce energy use. Auto Power-Off is automatically disabled when the printer establishes a wireless or Ethernet (if supported) network connection. You can change the Auto Power-Off setting from the control panel. Once you change the setting, the printer maintains the setting. Auto Power-Off turns the printer off

completely, so you must use the power button to turn the printer back on.

To change Auto Power-Off setting

  1. From the Control Panel home screen, which displays Copy, Scan, and Quick Forms, press the Setup button. HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 9 NOTE: If you do not see the home screen, press the Back button until you can see it.
  1. From the Setup menu on the printer display, select Auto Power-Off.
  1. From the Auto Power-Off menu select Enabled or Disabled, and then confirm the setting.

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TIP: If you are printing over a wireless or Ethernet connected network, Auto Power-Off should be disabled to ensure that print jobs do not get lost. Even when Auto Power-Off is disabled, the printer enters Sleep mode after 5 minutes of inactivity to help reduce energy use.

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Print

Choose a print job to continue.
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Print photos
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Print documents
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Print envelopes
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Print Quick Forms

See Tips for print success for more information.

Print photos

To print a photo on photo paper
  1. Make sure the output tray is open.
  1. Make sure you have paper loaded in the input tray.

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See Load media for more information.

  1. On the File menu in your software application, click Print.
  1. Make sure the product is the selected printer.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer, or

Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  • On Layout tab select Portrait or Landscape orientation.
  • On Paper/Quality tab select the appropriate paper type and print quality from the Media drop-down list and select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.
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HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 27 NOTE: For maximum dpi resolution, go to the Paper/Quality tab and select Photo Paper, Best Quality from the Media drop-down list. Then go to the Advanced tab and select Yes from the Print in Max DPI drop-down list. If you want to print Max DPI in grayscale, select High Quality Grayscale from Print in Grayscale on the drop-down list, and then select Max DPI, after selecting Photo Paper, Best Quality.

  1. Click OK to return to the Properties dialog box.
  1. Click OK, and then click Print or OK in the Print dialog box.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 29 NOTE: Do not leave unused photo paper in the input tray. The paper might start to curl, which could reduce the quality of your printout. Photo paper should be flat before printing.

Print documents

To print a document
  1. Make sure the paper output tray is open.
  1. Make sure you have paper loaded in the input tray.

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See Load media for more information.

  1. From your software application, click the Print button.
  1. Make sure the product is the selected printer.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer, or

Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  • On Layout tab select Portrait or Landscape orientation.
  • On Paper/Quality tab select the appropriate paper type and print quality from the Media drop-down list and select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.
  1. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
  1. Click Print or OK to begin printing.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 33 NOTE: 1 You can print your document on both sides of the paper, instead of just one side. Click on the Advanced button on the Paper/Quality or Layout tab. From the Pages to Print drop-down menu select Print Odd Pages Only. Click OK to print. After the odd numbered pages of the document have been printed, remove the document from the output tray.

Reload the paper in the input tray with the blank side facing up. Return to the Pages to Print drop-down menu and then select Print Even Pages Only. Click OK to print.

NOTE: 2 If your printed documents are not aligned within the margins of the paper, make sure that you have selected the correct language and region. On the printer display, select Setup, then select Language/Region. Select your language, and then region from the options provided. The correct Language/Region settings ensure that the printer will have the appropriate default paper size settings.

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Print Quick Forms

Use Quick Forms to print Office Forms, Paper Types, and Games.

Print Quick Forms
  1. Select Quick Forms from the printer display menu.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 35 TIP: If the Quick Forms option does not appear on the printer display menu, press the Back button until the Quick Forms option appears.

  1. Press the selection buttons to select Office Forms, Paper Type, or Games. Then select OK.
  1. After you have selected the type of form that you want to print, select the number of copies, then press OK.

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Print envelopes

You can load one or more envelopes into the input tray of the HP All-in-One. Do not use shiny or embossed envelopes or envelopes that have clasps or windows.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 39 NOTE: For specific details on how to format text for printing on envelopes, consult the help files in your word processing software. For best results, consider using a label for the return address on envelopes.

To print envelopes
  1. Make sure the output tray is open.
  1. Slide the paper guide all the way to the left.
  1. Place the envelopes in the right side of the tray. The side to be printed on should face up. The flap should be on the left side.

See Load media for more information.

  1. Push the envelopes into the printer until they stop.
  1. Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the envelopes.

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  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer, or

Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  • On Paper/Quality tab select the appropriate paper type and print quality from the Media drop-down list and select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.
  1. Click OK, and then click Print or OK in the Print dialog box.

Tips for print success

To successfully print, the HP cartridges should be functioning properly with sufficient ink, the paper should be loaded correctly, and the product should have the appropriate settings.

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Ink tips

  • Use genuine HP ink cartridges.
  • If you are seeing ink smears on the back of the pages that you printed, use the Tools menu on the printer display to clean.
  • From the home screen, which displays Copy, Scan, and Quick Forms, press the Setup button. HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 33 NOTE: If you do not see the home screen, press the Back button until you can see it.
  • Scroll through the Tools menu until you see Clean Ink Smear, then select OK.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions.
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Paper loading tips

  • Load a stack of paper (not just one page). All of the paper in the stack should be the same size and type to avoid a paper jam.
  • Load paper with side to be printed on facing up.
  • Ensure that paper loaded in the paper tray lays flat and the edges are not bent or torn.
  • Adjust the paper-width guides in the paper tray to fit snugly against all paper. Make sure the paper-width guide does not bend the paper in the paper tray.

Printer settings tips

  • On the Paper/Quality tab of the print driver, select the appropriate paper type and print quality from the Media drop-down list.
  • Select the appropriate size from the Paper Size drop-down list on the Paper/Quality tab.
  • Click the HP All-in-One desktop icon to open the Printer Software. In the Printer Software, click Printer Actions and then click Set Preferences to access the print driver.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 9 NOTE: You can also access the Printer Software by clicking Start > Programs > HP > HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series > HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series

Notes

  • Genuine HP ink cartridges are designed and tested with HP printers and papers to help you easily produce great results, time after time.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 9 NOTE: HP cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP supplies. Product service or repairs required as a result of using a non-HP supply will not be covered under warranty.

If you believe you purchased genuine HP ink cartridges, go to:

www.hp.com/go/anticounterfeit

  • Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 33 NOTE: When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not need to replace the cartridges until print quality becomes unacceptable.

  • Software settings selected in the print driver only apply to printing, they do not apply to copying or scanning.

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  • You can print your document on both sides of the paper, instead of just one side.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 51 NOTE: Click the Advanced button on the Paper/Quality or Layout tab. From the Pages to Print drop-down list select Print Odd Pages Only. Click OK to print. After the odd numbered pages of the document have been printed, remove the document from the output tray. Reload the paper in the input tray with the blank side facing up. Return to the Pages to Print drop-down list and then select Print Even Pages Only. Click OK to print.

  • Print using black ink only

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 29 NOTE: If you want to print a black and white document using black ink only, click the Advanced button. From the Print in Grayscale drop-down menu select Black Ink Only, then click the OK button.

Print using the maximum dpi

Use maximum dots per inch (dpi) mode to print high-quality, sharp images on photo paper.

See technical specifications for the print resolution of the maximum dpi mode.

Printing in maximum dpi takes longer than printing with other settings and requires a large amount of disk space.

To print in Maximum dpi mode

  1. Make sure you have photo paper loaded in the input tray.
  1. On the File menu in your software application, click Print.
  1. Make sure the product is the selected printer.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer, or

Preferences.

  1. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
  1. In the Media drop-down list, click Photo Paper, Best Quality.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 9 NOTE: Photo Paper, Best Quality must be selected from the Media drop-down list on the Paper/Quality tab to enable printing in maximum DPI.

  1. Click the Advanced button.
  1. In the Printer Features area, select Yes from the Print in Max DPI drop-down list.
  1. Select Paper Size from Paper/Output drop-down list.
  1. Click OK to close the advanced options.
  1. Confirm Orientation on Layout tab, then click OK to print.

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ePrint from anywhere

The ePrint feature on your product provides convenience printing that allows you to print from anywhere. Once enabled, ePrint assigns an email address to your product. To print, simply send an email containing your document to that address. You can print images, Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents. It’s easy!

ePrint from anywhere

To ePrint a document from anywhere
  1. Find your ePrint email address.

a. Press the ePrint button on the control panel. You will see the web services Settings menu on the printer display. b. Select Display Email Address from the printer display to view the printer’s email address.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 9 NOTE: To use ePrint, web services must first be enabled. If web services have not been enabled, you will see a message directing you to the Printer Software. Open the Printer Software, select ePrint, then follow the onscreen instruction to enable.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 35 TIP:  To print the email address or registration url, select Print Info Sheet from the Settings menu on the printer display.

  1. Compose and send email.

a.  Create a new email and type the product email address in the To box.

b. Type text in the body of the email and attach the documents or images that you want to print. c. Send the email.

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The product prints your email.
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HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 63 NOTE: To receive email, your product must be connected to the Internet. Your email will print as soon as it is received. As with any email, there is no guarantee when or if it will be received. When you register online with ePrint, you can check the status of your jobs.
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TIP: If you have enabled Auto Power-Off, you should disable it before using ePrint. For more information, see Auto Power-Off

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 33 NOTE: 1 Device must be connected wirelessly and on an active network with internet access.

NOTE: 2 Documents printed with ePrint may appear different from the original. Style, formatting, and text flow may differ from the original document. For documents that need to be printed with a higher quality (such as legal documents), we recommend that you print from the software application on your computer, where you will have more control over what your printout looks like.

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  1. Paper basics

If you want the best print quality, HP recommends using HP papers that are specifically designed for the type of project you are printing.

Depending on your country/region, some of these papers might not be available.

ColorLok

  • HP recommends plain papers with the ColorLok logo for printing and copying of everyday documents. All papers with the ColorLok logo are independently tested to meet high standards of reliability and print quality, and produce documents with crisp, vivid color, bolder blacks, and dry faster than ordinary plain papers. Look for papers with the ColorLok logo in a variety of weights and sizes from major paper manufacturers.

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HP Advanced Photo Paper

  • This thick photo paper features an instant-dry finish for easy handling without smudging. It resists water, smears, fingerprints, and humidity. Your prints have a look and feel comparable to a store-processed photo. It is available in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inch, 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) (with or without tabs), 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch), and two finishes – glossy or soft gloss (satin matte). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

HP Everyday Photo Paper

  • Print colorful, everyday snapshots at a low cost, using paper designed for casual photo printing. This affordable, photo paper dries quickly for easy handling. Get sharp, crisp images when you use this paper with any inkjet printer. It is available in semi-gloss finish in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inch, and 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) (with or without tabs). For longer-lasting photos, it is acid-free.

HP Brochure Paper or HP Superior Inkjet Paper

  • These papers are glossy-coated or matte-coated on both sides for two-sided use. They are the perfect choice for near-photographic reproductions and business graphics for report covers, special presentations, brochures, mailers, and calendars.

HP Premium Presentation Paper or HP Professional Paper

  • These papers are heavy two-sided matte papers perfect for presentation, proposals, reports, and newsletters. They are heavyweight for an impressive look and feel.

HP Bright White Inkjet Paper

  • HP Bright White Inkjet Paper delivers high-contrast colors and sharp text. It is opaque enough for two-sided color usage with no show-through, which makes it ideal for newsletters, reports, and flyers. It features ColorLok Technology for less smearing, bolder blacks, and vivid colors.

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HP Printing Paper

  • HP Printing Paper is a high-quality multifunction paper. It produces documents that look and feel more substantial than documents printed on standard multipurpose or copy paper. It features ColorLok Technology for less smearing, bolder blacks, and vivid colors. It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

HP Office Paper

  • HP Office Paper is a high-quality multifunction paper. It is suitable for copies, drafts, memos, and other everyday documents. It features ColorLok Technology for less smearing, bolder blacks, and vivid colors. It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

HP Iron-On Transfers

  • HP Iron-on Transfers (for color fabrics or for light or white fabrics) are the ideal solution for creating custom T-shirts from your digital photos.

HP Premium Inkjet Transparency Film

  • HP Premium Inkjet Transparency Film make your color presentations vivid and even more impressive. This film is easy to use and handle and dries quickly without smudging.

HP Photo Value Pack

  • HP Photo Value Packs conveniently package original HP cartridges and HP Advanced Photo Paper to save you time and take the guesswork out of printing affordable professional photos with your HP All-in-One. Original HP inks and HP Advanced Photo Paper have been designed to work together so your photos are long lasting and vivid, print after print. Great for printing out an entire vacation’s worth of photos or multiple prints to share.

Load media

  • Select a paper size to continue.

Load full-size paper a. Raise the input tray

Raise the input tray.
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b. Lower the output tray

Lower the output tray and pull out the tray extender.
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c. Slide paper-width guide to the left

Slide paper-width guide to the left.
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d. Load paper.

Insert stack of paper into input tray with short edge forward and print side up.
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Slide stack of paper down until it stops.

Slide paper-width guide to the right until it stops at edge of paper.
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Load small-size paper

a. Raise the input tray

Raise the input tray.

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b. Lower the output tray

Lower the output tray and pull out the tray extender.
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c. Slide paper-width guide to the left.

Slide paper-width guide to the left.
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d. Load paper.

Insert stack of photo paper with short edge down and print side up. Slide stack of paper forward until it stops.

HP Deskjet 3052a User Manual 51 NOTE: If the photo paper you are using has perforated tabs, load photo paper so that tabs are on top. Slide paper-width guide to the right until it stops at edge of paper.
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Load envelopes

a. Raise the input tray

Raise the input tray.

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