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I have an HP Deskjet 4155e that I use as a scanner and printer.  Is there a way to scan without having to login to the HP app?

 

Does anyone know of other printers that don't require multiple steps in order to use?

 

Thanks

 

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@Frustrated_11 

 

Welcome to the HP User Community.

 

HP How-to document

HP Printers - How to Scan

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have not done so,

 

Consider installing the Firmware

HP DeskJet/Ink Advantage 4100 All-in-One Printer series Firmware Update 

 

Install the Full Feature Software / full driver printer software.

After the software is installed, use HP Scan

 

Video Help to install the printer software

HP Deskjet Plus 4152 |4155 |4158 : Download & Install HP Full featured Software on a Win 10 computer

 

Optional...

Video Help to scan 2-sided PDF

True - HP Smart requires that you sign into the application using your HP Account credentials

HP DeskJet Plus 4140 |4152 |4155 |4158 : Scan a 2 sided document using HP Smart on Win 10 computer

 

References / Resources

 

Example - HP Scan - Main Menu

9025_HP_Scan_Menu_PDF_69025_HP_Scan_Menu_PDF_6

 

Example - HP Scan - Save as JPEG > More > Destination

9025_HP_Scan_menu_JPEG_More_Image_All_49025_HP_Scan_menu_JPEG_More_Image_All_4

 

Scan Applications / Options

 

NAPS2 – “Not Another PDF Scanner” (Free – Donations gladly accepted by the NAPS2 organization)

  • Download-Save-Install >  NAPS2 
  • Not another PDF Scanner – free program scans PDF files and image(s) as .jpeg or PDF file(s).
  • Not always simple “Plug and Play”, nonetheless, this free software is powerful and configurable.

Notes

 

 

HP Scan and Capture

Available from the Microsoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

Download-Save-Install   HP Scan and Capture

 Description

HP Scan and Capture is a simple and fun application that captures photos or documents from any* HP scanning device or your computer's built-in camera.  These images can be previewed, edited, saved, and shared to other applications.

* NOTE:  The correct HP print software drivers for your scanner must be installed from HP's Support Website.

 

Click Start (windows key) > Open the All Apps List > scroll the list 

Open Category HP

Find and open the HP Scan and Capture application

Optional

Right-Click on the application and PIN to Start

 

Windows ScanMicrosoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

 

HP Smart for Windows - Print and scan software

 

Possibly

Webscan – located in the Embedded Web Server (EWS) – No additional software

NOTE:  Webscan feature  is not available on Laser printers

 

If the printer is on the network,

If the EWS feature is available on your printer,

 

First Time Use Only:  Enable Webscan

  • Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
  • Tab Settings > Security > Administrator Settings > Enable >> Check box next to Webscan
  • Click Apply to save any changes

 

Use Webscan

  • Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
  • Tab Scan > Webscan 
  • Set up Webscan the way you want it - for example, set the Source to ADF
  • Click Start Scan to scan your document / image using Webscan
  • After the scan is complete, Save the scan to your computer.

 

Paint (mspaint)

Older software – not brilliant – does work for scanning images.                                                        

  • Open  Paint
  • Optional >> Expand the “white background” area to a size to accommodate your data.  If unknown, try 1300x1300
  • File > Select “From Scanner or Camera
  • Select your printer > Follow the prompts to scan and then save your item

 

HP Printer Support Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories Alerts, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Manuals > User Guides, Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

HP DeskJet 4155e All-in-One Printer 

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community.

Our Community is comprised of volunteers - people who own and use HP devices.

Click Helpful = Yes to say Thanks!

Question / Concern Answered, Click "Accept as Solution"

 

 

Dragon-Fur

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HP Recommended

@Frustrated_11 

 

Welcome to the HP User Community.

 

HP How-to document

HP Printers - How to Scan

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have not done so,

 

Consider installing the Firmware

HP DeskJet/Ink Advantage 4100 All-in-One Printer series Firmware Update 

 

Install the Full Feature Software / full driver printer software.

After the software is installed, use HP Scan

 

Video Help to install the printer software

HP Deskjet Plus 4152 |4155 |4158 : Download & Install HP Full featured Software on a Win 10 computer

 

Optional...

Video Help to scan 2-sided PDF

True - HP Smart requires that you sign into the application using your HP Account credentials

HP DeskJet Plus 4140 |4152 |4155 |4158 : Scan a 2 sided document using HP Smart on Win 10 computer

 

References / Resources

 

Example - HP Scan - Main Menu

9025_HP_Scan_Menu_PDF_69025_HP_Scan_Menu_PDF_6

 

Example - HP Scan - Save as JPEG > More > Destination

9025_HP_Scan_menu_JPEG_More_Image_All_49025_HP_Scan_menu_JPEG_More_Image_All_4

 

Scan Applications / Options

 

NAPS2 – “Not Another PDF Scanner” (Free – Donations gladly accepted by the NAPS2 organization)

  • Download-Save-Install >  NAPS2 
  • Not another PDF Scanner – free program scans PDF files and image(s) as .jpeg or PDF file(s).
  • Not always simple “Plug and Play”, nonetheless, this free software is powerful and configurable.

Notes

 

 

HP Scan and Capture

Available from the Microsoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

Download-Save-Install   HP Scan and Capture

 Description

HP Scan and Capture is a simple and fun application that captures photos or documents from any* HP scanning device or your computer's built-in camera.  These images can be previewed, edited, saved, and shared to other applications.

* NOTE:  The correct HP print software drivers for your scanner must be installed from HP's Support Website.

 

Click Start (windows key) > Open the All Apps List > scroll the list 

Open Category HP

Find and open the HP Scan and Capture application

Optional

Right-Click on the application and PIN to Start

 

Windows ScanMicrosoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

 

HP Smart for Windows - Print and scan software

 

Possibly

Webscan – located in the Embedded Web Server (EWS) – No additional software

NOTE:  Webscan feature  is not available on Laser printers

 

If the printer is on the network,

If the EWS feature is available on your printer,

 

First Time Use Only:  Enable Webscan

  • Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
  • Tab Settings > Security > Administrator Settings > Enable >> Check box next to Webscan
  • Click Apply to save any changes

 

Use Webscan

  • Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
  • Tab Scan > Webscan 
  • Set up Webscan the way you want it - for example, set the Source to ADF
  • Click Start Scan to scan your document / image using Webscan
  • After the scan is complete, Save the scan to your computer.

 

Paint (mspaint)

Older software – not brilliant – does work for scanning images.                                                        

  • Open  Paint
  • Optional >> Expand the “white background” area to a size to accommodate your data.  If unknown, try 1300x1300
  • File > Select “From Scanner or Camera
  • Select your printer > Follow the prompts to scan and then save your item

 

HP Printer Support Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories Alerts, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Manuals > User Guides, Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

HP DeskJet 4155e All-in-One Printer 

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community.

Our Community is comprised of volunteers - people who own and use HP devices.

Click Helpful = Yes to say Thanks!

Question / Concern Answered, Click "Accept as Solution"

 

 

Dragon-Fur

HP Recommended

Thank you for taking the time to help me find a viable solution.

 

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