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HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Printer Support

hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn


The most suitable driver for the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn is available on our website, just click the link which is displayed and you will be directed immediately to the driver download page. There you can select the most suitable and the latest version driver for your printer and you can quickly download it by clicking the download option.


You should install the suitable software for your printer. You can get the latest version software for your hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn from our website. Click the provided link and when the software download page opens, select the software that is compatible with your printer and then click the download button & download the software from the website.


The HP printer manual or the user guide comprises all the basic information regarding the printer’s set up, troubleshooting, and connectivity related issues. It includes all the information in a step by step format. You can get the latest version user guide from our website. Click the displayed link and download the latest version manual guide.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Unboxing & Setting Up

The entire hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn setup is elaborated in a detailed stepwise manner. To quickly setup the HP Pagewide Enterprise 556 dn printer, do as per the instructions are given below accordingly.

Steps for HP 556dn First-Time Installation:

  • First, take out the printer from the cardboard box and then remove the tape, stickers and the packing materials that are stuck to the printer’s outside. Now, open the exterior door and take-off the packing materials under the ink cartridge access door.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door and take out the cardboard box kept inside it. Remove all the components from the box and then discard it along with other packing materials. Remove the tape and the packing material from printer’s inside.
  • When you open the cardboard box you will find the power cord, USB cable, and the ink cartridges. Carefully take them out from the box one by one and then check if all the items listed have been shipped.
  • Once all the items are removed from the cardboard box, you need to first connect the power cord to the printer and the electrical outlet, and then you need to press the power button and switch on the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer.
  • After turning on the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer, you must load enough paper into the paper tray. So that you can overcome all the printing issues. Insert the paper into the tray and then pull out the output tray to lift the tray extender.
  • Now, you need to install the ink cartridges that shipped along with the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer. Always use the genuine ink cartridges for your printer to prevent the printing issues. Open the cartridge access door. Wait for some time until carriage remains idle.
  • Once it is silent, remove the new ink cartridge from its package. Gently rock it back and forth, so that the ink is distributed evenly on both sides. Insert and gently push the cartridge forward till it suits into place.
  • After finished installing the ink cartridges to the printer, click “ok” and the printer calibrates and aligns the ink cartridges. Then it prints an alignment page. Finally, after the cartridge installation, suitable driver and software should be downloaded and installed.

How to Send Fax?

Faxing is the process that uses a fax machine or a fax-capable printer to scan the document which is needed. It sends a fax of that scanned document through a telephone landline connection to a fax-capable device, after scanning the document, and that device quickly prints the received document.

HP Pagewide 556dn Connection Support

HP 556dn Wireless Connection

  • To establish a wireless connection for the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer, you should collect the details on network name and network password. Then you should connect the printer to your wireless network and install the suitable printer software.
  • The complete procedure for the wireless connection is given in stepwise format. Follow the instructions accordingly to setup the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer on wireless.
  • Gather the details or information regarding the network name(SSID) and network password(WEP key) and also check whether the computer is connected to the wireless network.
  • Make sure the router and the computer are turned-on and then confirm that the computer and the printer are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Now, you need to turn on the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer by pressing the power button and have or place the printer slightly close to the computer.
  • Also, keep or have the printer within range of the router. If there are any USB or ethernet cables connected to the printer, remove them.
  • Use the “Wireless Setup Wizard” to connect your printer to your wireless network. To use it, you must select “Wireless” on the printer control panel.
  • The wireless screen displays at once you click the “wireless” icon. Here you need to tap the “settings” option and continue to next step.
  • Then you have to tap or select the “Wireless Setup Wizard” button. And a set of instructions gets displayed immediately on the control panel screen.
  • Follow the instructions as they appear or displayed on the control panel screen and connect the printer to the wireless network or wireless connection.
  • Now you are supposed to start the software installation on your computer. After that, you have to download and install the latest printer driver.
  • While the downloading process is going on, it will prompt to choose the software. Select the latest software and tap “Continue” and follow the instructions.

HP 556dn USB Connection

  • must do as per the instructions are given below accordingly to setup your hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer for a USB cable connection with the computer. If you want to get the most supported features from a USB connected printer, you must install the full feature HP driver.
  • Also, you should erase if there are any previous or already installed printer versions and need to check requirements, to setup USB connection.
  • For USB connection, you must press the power button and switch-on the printer. If there is any printer USB cable connected from the printer, unplug it.
  • When the driver installation process is running, do not try to connect the USB cable back in the process middle unless it asks to connect.
  • Now, open the search window. In the results page, search for the devices and then on the control panel click the “Devices and Printers” option.
  • Now you have to search for your printer model icon. Once you find it, right-click the icon and tap “Remove device” and remove existing icons.
  • You can close the “Devices and Printers” window once you have cleared all the existing multiple printer icons. Then continue to the next step.
  • You need to download and install the latest version driver and software for your printer to complete the entire USB connection to the printer.
  • Tap the “Download” button under “Driver-Product Installation Software”, and do as per the set of instructions appeared on the screen to install the driver and software.
  • If it prompts or asks to save the file, you have to tap “Download only” to save and run the driver file from your computer.
  • Now, you should choose an option when the installer displays to select a printer connection type. Tap the “USB” option and finish the USB connection.
  • After setting up the USB connection you can perform all the print, scan, fax, and copy related functions based on your printer functionality.

How to Print from Windows 10?

  • First, ensure the internet connection is active. Then check if the Windows 10 and the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer are connected to the same wireless or wired(Ethernet) network.
  • You need to check the cable and the lights on the printer’s Ethernet port if your printer is connected to a wired (Ethernet) connection.
  • When the cable is connected you should be aware that the orange activity light must blink and the green link light must be steady.
  • If your printer is connected to a wireless connection, ensure the wireless feature is on. Ensure the printer and computer are connected to the same network.
  • Some printers have a wireless icon and a blue light on the front of the printer, and so ensure the light is turned-on and is not blinking.
  • Now, open the Wi-Fi settings on your Windows 10 Mobile device either the tablet or phone and make sure you are connected to your network.
  • Now, to print you should first open the app that contains the item to be printed. After opening the app, select the item that you want.
  • After selecting the item, now click or tap the “Print” option. The print preview screen pops up immediately after you click the “Print option”.
  • Now, you have to select your printer in the print preview screen and make all the required print settings and then tap the “Print” option.
  • Now, the document or file you have selected will get print immediately. The above steps help you print easily from the Windows 10 mobile.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Duplex Printing Support

Duplex Printing on Windows

  • Insert sufficient amount of paper into the paper tray, so that you can prevent page ordering issues and won’t face problem during the print job.
  • Open the file which is to be printed, and then tap the “File” option and click “Print”. Then tap your printer name and touch “Printer Properties”.
  • Now the “Document Properties” window pops up and if the printing shortcuts tab is available, you have to tap the “two-sided (Duplex) Printing” button.
  • Depending on the tab displayed in the driver version, you should click the “Finishing”, “Features” or “Layout” tab if the printing shortcuts tab is not available.
  • Now, search for the “Two-sided printing” or “Duplex printing” option and tap the “Binding” or “Page flip” button based on how you need the document.
  • Also there is an option to select either tablet style or booklet style for the document. So that it can be viewed in either way.
  • Now, tap the “ok” option. Then tap the “Print” button. If your printer supports automatic duplexing, then it begins printing the second side automatically.
  • The print job gets complete. You can avoid doing the remaining steps. If it doesn’t support automatic duplexing, then remove the printed side page.
  • And then load it into the input tray or paper tray. The pages will be inserted, depending on the rear load or front load input tray.
  • After loading the printed page, you have to select the “Continue” option. And at once the second side gets printed. Take the printed page out.

Duplex Printing on Mac

  • Insert enough plain paper into the input tray. So that the page ordering issues won’t occur and the print job gets complete without any interrupt.
  • First open the file or document that you want to print. Then tap “File” and select the “Print” option. Then tap the “Show Details” option.
  • Now look for the “Two-Sided” selection box and if it is present in the print settings then it means that your printer supports automatic duplexing.
  • You will find a checkbox next to the “Two-Sided” selection box. Select it and tap “Layout”. From the “Two-sided” pop-up menu, choose the short or long-edge binding.
  • Then click “Print” and the page gets printed. You can skip the remaining steps. If the “Two-sided” option is unavailable, then you should follow steps.
  • And before carrying on to the next step, you must or should know your printer type, that it supports front loading or the rear loading.
  • By knowing your hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer type, you can easily select the page settings based on what kind of paper tray your printer is actually having.
  • You will find an unnamed menu at the center and there tap the “Paper Handling” button. From the “Pages to Print” menu, tap “Odd Only”.
  • Tap “Reverse” in the Frontloading paper tray or tap “Automatic” in the Rear loading paper tray from page order, based on your printer type.
  • Click “Print” and one-side of the page gets printed and then insert it back into the input tray and click “Continue”. The other side gets printed.

How to Print Photos from your Mobile Devices?

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  • Ensure the Wi-Fi Direct on your mobile and the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer is enabled. If not, ensure the printer and the mobile are connected to the same wireless network.
  • From the Google Play Store, you have to update or install the “HP Print Service Plugin” onto your Android device, to print from your mobile.
  • After you have installed it from the Google Play Store, you have to choose a method to enable the HP Print Service Plugin Feature.
  • You should scroll down the home screen if you have installed “HP Print Service Plugin” just now and then find HP Inc. service installed.
  • Touch Settings, touch More, More networks, More settings, or NFC and sharing. If you have updated the HP Print Service Plugin, tap “Print” or “Printing”.
  • Touch the “HP Inc.” or “HP Inc. service installed” button and then touch “On”. If required, turn-off or disable any other print service plugins.
  • Now, you can print everything like photos, documents, emails or web pages on your Android device using the HP Print Service Plugin from your printer.
  • Open the photo you need to print and tap the “Menu” button. Then click the “Print” option and the print preview screen displays immediately.
  • To view the printer list you must click the down arrow next to “Select a printer”. Then from the available printer’s list choose your printer.
  • You can change any print settings. Tap the down arrow and make the required changes. Then tap “Print” and the photo gets print.


You can print everything easily from your Android SmartPhone or tablet, or iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone with the HP ePrint. Using the HP ePrint, the printer can easily connect to the web. you have to send an email with your printer’s email address to your web-enabled printer, to print using the HP ePrint app.


Google Cloud Print is a service that lets you print all the documents more securely and more easily from any network connected device to your printer. It is a mobile printing solution that is available to all the Gmail account users. With this, you can print over the web from anyplace.


From your iPod, iPhone, or iPad touch you can print anything over a wireless network to your HP printer, with the Airprint. You can print all the documents with full quality and don’t need to download any drivers. Airprint comprises easy discovery options and enterprise-class finishing.

HP Pagewide Enterprise Color 556dn Troubleshooting Guidance

How to fix ePrint Issues?

  • With an active internet connection, you can print anything from anywhere using a Hp ePrint app.
  • It is a secure cloud-based service. It allows you print anything that you need or want to.
  • To print with ePrint, you must first email the photo or the document directly to your printer.
  • Then you have to check basic requirements and should enable or turn on the web services.
  • Then you need to obtain or acquire the printer claim code or the printer email address.
  • Using the printer email address, you can email the document and print from your computer or Smartphone.

How to fix Printer Offline Issue?

  • Use the HP print and scan doctor tool to resolve the ‘Printer offline’ error or issue.
  • Set the printer as default. Then unpause printing and reset the printer. Then check the connection status.
  • The connection cannot be made if the driver is using wrong communication port and the printer remains offline.
  • Update the printer firmware. Then create a manual connection and check if the error persists still.
  • After creating a manual IP address, add a printer port to Windows that suits new IP address.
  • If the error persists still, remove all the printer devices and install the device back again.

How to fix Print Job Stuck in Queue?

  • If the print job gets stuck in the print queue, the printer cannot print from a computer.
  • As this print job that has got stuck cannot be erased and prevents further print jobs from printing.
  • Nothing happens even if you click “Cancel” or the “Delete job” button and the error doesn’t get clear.
  • Even if the printer has problems with the hardware also the ‘Print job stuck’ error might occur.
  • Check if any error conditions exist on the printer and your computer screen. Check whether the lights are blinking.
  • If error conditions persist, clear them and then try to print and check if the issue is solved.

How to fix Paper Jam Issue?

  • When this issue occurs, the hp pagewide enterprise color 556dn printer stops printing and the power light blinks and the attention light turns-on.So try to clear the ‘paper jam’ error message. Then ensure that the carriage moves freely.
  • Remove, clean and reinstall the ink cartridges back into its place and check if the issue is cleared.Paper jam error occurs if dust and other debris get settle on the printer’s paper feed rollers.
  • To solve this, you need to clean the printer rollers and the ink smears using automated utilities.If you have tried all the above steps and couldn’t resolve the issue, then reset the printer.
HP Pagewide 556dn Paper Jam printer guide