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I need to no how to set my printer back to 8x10 paper size? 

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@RDCF 

 

Welcome to the HP User Community.

 

Generally the easier option:

If you had the size selected before, use the same method to select the size this time.

 

For those reading - the procedure used to adjust the paper size / paper type depends on the situation...

 

Depending on the printer model (not provided) and the Operating System (not provided),

 

  • Use the printer software (Windows / MacOS / Linux) to adjust the Printing Preferences

OR

  • Use the Printer display screen to check / adjust the paper size and paper type

OR

  • Use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) to adjust the paper size and paper type (Tray and Paper Management)

 

Printer Display Screen

Printers that include a convenient control panel to allow you to check / adjust the Paper Size / Type right on the printer screen.  Open the tray, wait a couple of seconds > close the tray > look for and respond to the message on the printer screen to accept / edit (modify) / enter the paper size / type.

 

No printer display panel on your printer?

 

HP Smart and your browser can communicate with your networked printer using the Embedded Web Server (EWS).

 

Note:  A few browsers get excited about opening EWS because the browser security does not recognize (or like) a local URL / IP address as the web address.  If you see an error, either bypass the security "warning" or, for a stubborn browser that refuses to let you access EWS at all, use a different browser.

 

Reminder:

HP Smart Mobile requires that the Paper Size / Paper Type be selected / adjusted before the content is opened for printing.

 

 

Examples - Embedded Web Server (EWS)

 

 

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Check / Adjust / Retain the Paper Size and Type at the Printer Display Panel

 

NOTE  This Section is not applicable to printers lacking a printer display panel.

 

Open Printer Tray,

 

NOTE

If you are having trouble with getting the printer to accept (new) paper,

Remove the stack of paper from the tray

Lightly flex (do not fan) the paper to separate the single sheets

Re-stack together so the edges match along all sides

Return the paper to the tray

 

Wait a few seconds

Close Tray

 

Click Modify / Change / No-Yes (wording varies),

Select / Adjust the paper size and type, Click OK

 

No Size in List? 

If the Paper Size is not in the Drop-down list,

If the printer supports the option,

Select Custom

 

Note:  Not all printers support size “Custom”

 

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Paper Sizes

 

No Size in List?

If the size of the Paper Size is not in the Drop-down list,

If the printer supports the option,

Select Custom

 

Notes: 

  • Not all printers support size “Custom”
  • "Copy" dislikes mismatched content / paper size and type.  For example, select for Tray:  Standard sized "Letter" / "A4" plain paper

 

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Embedded Web Server (EWS)

 

NOTES

  • EWS is available on many network connected printers.
  • Laser Printers - Options and Settings - availability and location - are likely (and frequently) different.

 

If EWS is supported on your printer,

Use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) to view / configure your printer.

 

No Size?  If the size of the Paper Size is not included in the Drop-down list, Select Custom

 

Copy dislikes mismatched content / paper size and type.  If / As available,  Check / Update Copy settings  in EWS > Copy > Settings > Copy Defaults

 

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EWS – Browser

Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar

Tab Settings > Preferences > Tray and Paper Management

Model Dependent: 

  • No Size > Select “Custom”  Note:  Not all printers support size “Custom”
  • Advanced section > General Tray, Default Paper, Default Tray, Tray Lock

Click Apply to save changes

 

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EWS - HP Smart for Mobile - iOS / iPadOS

Reminder: Tray and Paper settings must adjusted before opening the object to be printed.

Open HP Smart (for mobile)

Open Settings wheel

Open Add / Set Up a Printer 

Scroll down, Click, Tray and Paper

Model Dependent: 

  • No Size > Select “Custom”   Note:  Not all printers support size “Custom”
  • Advanced section > General Tray, Default Paper, Default Tray, Tray Lock

Click Apply to save changes

 

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EWS - HP Smart for Mobile - Android

Reminder: Tray and Paper settings must adjusted before opening the object to be printed.

Open HP Smart (for mobile)

Open Click on “Green Circle Check” on Printer Status icon

Scroll down to Preferences

Click, Tray and Paper

Model Dependent: 

  • No Size > Select “Custom”    Note:  Not all printers support size “Custom”
  • Advanced section > General Tray, Default Paper, Default Tray, Tray Lock

Click Apply to save changes

 

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EWS - HP Smart – Windows

Start HP Smart Application

Printer Settings

In section Settings > Advanced

Tab Settings > Preferences

Tray and Paper Management

Model Dependent: 

  • No Size > Select “Custom”    Note:  Not all printers support size “Custom”
  • Advanced section > General Tray, Default Paper, Default Tray, Tray Lock

Click Apply to save changes

 

 

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