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123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Setup Support

123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh


To let your 123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh connect with your computer and access the complete features of your printer, you need to install the recommended HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Driver. In case you try to connect to your printer to the computer before installing the driver, your computer will not communicate effectively with your printer.


The 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh has a great deal of features. The companion software and drivers let you use these features. Software tips lets you benefit from the advanced technology and security features that HP claims to offer through the Pagewide series of printers. This includes embedded security that can detect threats and resolve any hazards.


The User Guide offers illustrated advice on how to install, unbox and set up your printer. It will provide an overview of printer parts and specification. It offers basic guidelines on how to print, scan, copy and use advanced features such as Mobile printing, cloud printing, and security. You will also find preliminary troubleshooting advice regarding paper jams.

123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Unboxing & Setting Up

After you receive your 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer package, unbox it. You will be able to carry on with the next steps only after unboxing the printer. Carefully unbox the printer and start printing the document.

Steps for HP 556xh Unboxing & Setting Up:

  • The 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh comes neatly packed. Remove any protective packaging. Take out the Styrofoam. Printer manufacturers usually include the CD for support software and driver. They also provide a user-guide, informative pamphlets and product descriptions. Peel of any tapes that movable parts in position. If you do not remove all the tapes, the printer might not function properly. Pull the cartridge door, and then eliminate the cartridge shipping restrain. Remove the tape in the print-head door and close it.
  • Lift the cartridges from the package. To avert damage to the cartridge do not hold the shiny region of the cartridge. Insert the cartridge and close the cartridge door. Open tray 2 and take it out of the printer. Hold the adjustment latch on the paper-width guide, and then touch outward. Glide the paper-width guides until they are fully open.
  • Eliminate the packing material from the tray. Hold the adjustment latch on the paper-length guide and push outward to fully open the guide. Place paper into the tray. Alter the paper guides by grasping the adjustment latches and press inward. Examine the paper to ensure that the guides gently touch the stack, but do not bend it. Place the tray into the printer, and then close the tray.
  • Install Tray 3 by keeping the tray on a stable surface. Position the printer on the tray and fix it. Employ the alignment pins on top of the tray to position the printer.
  • Pull Tray 2 and take it completely out of printer. Tighten two quarter-turn screws into the holes in the bottom of Tray 2, and then turn them to the locked position.Fix the power cable between the printer and a grounded AC outlet. To avert damage to the printer, use only the power cable that is provided with the printer. Switch on the printer. Pause for one minute. On the control panel configure preferred language, date and time, and the time zone.
  • The top of the printer will feature a control panel with color touch screen display and a hardware integration pocket for accessories and third party devices. The printer comes with an output ejector flap, output bin extension. A cartridge door provides access to the cartridge. You will also find a slot for a cable security lock, a high speed usb 2.0 interface port, Local area network (LAN) and an Ethernet (RJ-45) port.
  • In order to place paper, open Tray 1. Take out the tray extension to support the paper. Glide the paper guides to the correct size, and then place paper in the tray. Ensure that the paper fits under the fill line on paper guides. Alter the side guides so that they lightly come in contact with the paper stack, but do not bend it.
  • Once you have setup the printer, print a product report. The report offers details about the 556xh and its current settings. In the Home screen on the printer control panel, tap on the Administration button.

123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Driver Installation

A driver or device driver is a software that allows a particular hardware device to work with a computer’s operating system. The driver for the 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh plays a similar role. Installation of driver lets you tweak, troubleshoot and use any customization or advanced feature that might be available

  • There are two common ways to install your printer driver. The first is to install from a CD provided along with your 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer. The second is to install the driver and software form our website.
  • If you choose to install from your CD, remove the CD from the package. Make sure it is from the manufacturer of the printer and is specified for use with your printer model/series.Place the CD in your CD driver.
  • If it does not run automatically, right click the CD Drive and Click run. You might be required to provide administrative credential to proceed further. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  • If you choose to download the file from our website, choose according to your Operating System, its version, and your printer model.If you are using Windows, you will receive a .exe file. if you are a Mac user, the file will be in .dmg format.
Page wide enterprise 556xh driver installation
  • Once the download is complete, you will find the file in the downloads bar of your browser or the downloads folder in your computer. Run the file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

How to send Fax?

This 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer dose not support fax. Fax short for facsimile is a technology that lets your send scanned content over a telephone line.

123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Connection Support

HP 556xh Wireless Connection

  • Ensure that you have your network name and your security password (WEP, WPA, or WPA). In the printer’s control panel, find the network menu or tap on the wireless icon and then select settings. Choose Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • The Wireless Setup Wizard shows a list of wireless networks in the area. The settings may be opened by taping a wrench icon, based on the product model. Choose your wireless network’s name from the list.
  • In case you don’t find your wireless network listed, you can type your network name manually by scrolling to the bottom of the list.
  • In case you enter the name manually it must match the network’s name. The name is case sensitive.
  • Provide your WEP or WPA passphrase. You must enter the key or passphrase precisely including upper and lower case characters. Your printer should connect to your wireless network.
  • In case it does not connect, you will be given the chance to print a Wireless Network Test report that will help you spot what may be wrong.

HP 556xh USB Connection

  • Look at the requirements and remove any old installations or printer versions from Windows to set up the USB connection. Make sure the printer is powered up and is in a ready state.
  • Remove the printer USB cable from the computer. Do not fix the cable until asked to do so during the driver installation step. If you have fixed the USB cable prior to installing the driver, you will have to remove the printer from your device.
  • Search Windows for ‘devices’, and then choose the Devices and Printers control panel setting in the result. Right-click the icon for your 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh , and then select Remove device. If multiple icons appear for the printer, remove them. Exit the Devices and printers windows, and then proceed. Download the full feature printer driver and software from our website.
  • For Mac users, download and run the full feature driver. When prompted, click USB connection. When asked to add your printer, click HP Pagewide 556xh and choose Print or Print Using. Select the name of your printer and click Add.

How to Print from Windows 10 Devices?

  • Ensure that the 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer is connected to the same wired or wireless network with an active Internet connection as your Windows 10 mobile. In case of an (Ethernet) connection, examine the cable and the lights on the printer’s Ethernet port. Make sure that the device and the computer are on the same network.
  • In your Windows 10 Mobile device, select the Wi-Fi configuration and ensure that you are connected to your network. Open the app that has the file you want to print. Press the print icon. In the Print Preview screen, choose your printer, alter any print configuration, then select Print.

123 HP Pagewide 556xh Duplex Printing Support


  • The 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh offers automatic duplexing. In the software program, choose the Print option. Choose the HP Pagewide 556xh from the list of printers, and then select or touch the Properties or Preferences button to open the print driver.
  • Select or tap the finishing tab. Choose the Print on both sides check box. Select the OK button to exit the Document Properties dialog box. In the Print dialog box, select the OK button to print the job.


  • To avert page ordering problems, place enough blank paper into the input tray to successfully complete your print job. Open the document you want to print, select File, select Print, and then select Show details if required. You will see a two-sides selection box.
  • Mark the check box next to two-sided, pick Layout from the unnamed menu in the middle of the window, choose long or short-edge binding from the two-sided pop-up menu, and then choose Print.

How to Print from Mobile Devices?

HP pagewide 556xh mobile printing
  • Make sure that the mobile is connected to the same network as your printer. Open the file or photo you want to print, touch the menu icon and tap Print.
  • A list of printers appears. Select your 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh from the list that appears. Select the appropriate print settings and touch print to collect your photograph.
  • For Apple iPhone users, employ AirPrint to get your photos. Open the page or photo your want to print and touch the ‘share’ button.
  • Swipe the screen and the print button appears on the bottom row.
  • Tap the print icon. Verify if the correct printer and print settings are chosen. Select ‘Print’ and collect your pages.


HP ePrint software makes it simple to print from a Windows, Mac desktop or portable computer to any HP ePrint-capable printer. This software makes it possible to find HP ePrint-enabled printers that are registered to your connected account.


Google cloud print is a service that acts as bridge between your device and the printer through the Internet. Google cloud print lets you print remotely using any Internet-connected device, including PCs, Macs, phones and tablets.


AirPrint is an Apple feature that allows you to produce full-quality printed materials without the requirement to download or install drivers. AirPrint is compatible with Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch without having to install secondary software.

123 HP Pagewide Enterprise 556xh Troubleshooting Support

How to fix ePrint Issue?

  • Ensure that the 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer is switched off and connected to a network with an active internet connection. Ensure that the mobile phone or laptop has email capablility and internet access. Ensure that the HP Printer has the latest firmware version installed. Confirm that Web Services is enabled on the Hp Pagewide 556xh.Verify if the printer is registered at HP Connected. Ensure that the printer has paper and toner to print.If you receive The attachment is not a supported file type error. Check the file format of the attachment
  • The following files are supported: Text files (.txt), Portable document format (.pdf), Hypertext Markup Language (.html), Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx), Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt and .pptx), Microsoft Excel (.xls and .xlsx) and image files in Bitmap (bmp), Joint Photographic experts group (JPG), graphic interchange format (GIF), portable network graphics (png), and Tag Image File Format (TIFF).
  • Photo quality is too low error indicates that the resolution below the minimum requirement.
  • You can print only photos that have a horizontal resolution and vertical resolution greater than 100 dpi.
  • If you still wish to print a photo with a lower resolution, insert the image into a word document and save it.
  • Attempt to print again. The print job will print on paper from HP printer’s main paper tray.
  • If you lack permission to use HP printer, you can send email to the printer but the printer will not receive it.
  • Your email address must be included on the printer’s Allowed Senders List in order to email a print job. If you have any queries, contact out technical support team through our toll-free number.

How to fix Paper Jam Issue?

  • If you can see most of the sheet of paper in the tray, gently pull the jammed paper out of the printer. Ensure that the entire sheet is taken out. If it tears, pull Tray 2 fully out of the printer by pulling and lifting it up gently. Pull the jammed paper from the feeder rollers inside the printer. First force the paper to the right, and then force it forward to remove it. Take out any jammed or damaged sheets of paper. Confirm that the tray is not overfilled and the paper guides are positioned correctly.
  • Open the left door and pull out any jammed paper from the rollers and delivery compartment. If the paper tears, ensure that there are no remnants. Place the unit aside, upright, on a piece of paper to prevent spills. Push down the platen by pressing down on the green tab.
  • The printer will attempt to feed the sheet via the print zone. You might need to carefully pull on the sheet if does not feed. Remove the sheet. Raise the green tab to return the platen to the operating position. Place the ink correction unit. Shut the left door.
  • If your Tray 2 has a jam, then the printer’s control panel will show an animation that assists in clearing the jam. Remove the tray out of the printer. Take out the jammed paper from the feed rollers inside the printer. First move the paper to the right, and then move it forward to remove it. Remove any jammed paper from the feed rollers inside the printer. Ensure that the tray is not overfilled and that the paper guides are positioned correctly. Fix and shut the tray.

How to Resolve Print Job Stuck in Queue?

  • 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh Printer problems in the hardware include paper jam, carriage jam, wrongly installed cartridges or even low ink. These faults could result in print jobs getting stuck in the print queue. Scrutinize your printer and your computer screen. Attempt troubleshooting any error that appears.
  • In windows 10, select the Start menu or press Win key + S on your keyboard. Enter services.msc in the search key and hit the enter key. Open Print Spooler from the Services list. Select Restart the Service or select the restart button. If this does not work, move on to the next step.
  • With the printer powered up, remove the power cord from the rear of the printer and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. This will switch off the printer.
  • Wait for one minute. Fix the power cord back to the wall outlet. Fix the other end of the power cord to the back of the printer. Switch on the printer if it does not turn on by itself.
  • When the printer is idle, attempt printing again. If it does not print then move to the next step.
  • Ensure that the input and output trays are free of any unwanted materials that might prevent the papers from being fed or printing. If there are any pieces of paper caught in the trays, use both hands to remove them. Try to print again.If you have any queries, contact out technical support team through our toll-free number.

How to fix Printer Offline Issue?

  • If you are using Windows 8 or 10, your can run HP Print and Scan Doctor that automatically fixes many types of problems. Move on to the next step, if you are not using Windows 8 or 10.
  • Change the default print driver to the driver installed during your first use and make sure that the 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer is not set for offline use.
  • If you are using Mac, check for multiple devices listed in the Printers list.
  • Eliminate any additional entries other than the device that is idle.You can also reset the printer to resolve issues in connectivity. Once the printer is idle and silent, remove the power cable from the back of the printer.
  • After one minute, reconnect the power cord. If the 123 hp pagewide enterprise 556xh printer does not power up by itself, push the Power button to switch it on. And try printing again.If you have any queries, contact out technical support team through our toll-free number. printer guide