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I have the HP ENVY 7100 printer. When I try to make 4 X 6  prints, the pictures come out 3 3/4  X  5 1/4. How do I set it to do full frame borderless printing? Thanks. 

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When I try to make a 4 X 6 print, the printer calls up the 4 X 6 paper, and the color of the image is OK, but the size of the printed mage itself is too small - only 3 3/4  X  5, NOT a  full 4 X 6. Suggestions? Thanks.

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Printer supports borderless printing.

Some printers only support borderless printing on certain paper types, for example, Photo Paper or Brochure.

 

Example Specifications

 

 Product Specifications for the HP ENVY Photo 7155 All-in-One Printer (K7G93A)

 

If you have not done so,

Download-save-install the Full Feature Software (full driver).

 

Method - Use the Easy Start Wrapper to Install the Full Feature / Full Driver Software

 

For printers that support the option,

Use the Easy Start wrapper to install and configure the printer software.

 

  • Home Page - HP Easy Start 
  • Open Category Software and Drivers 
  • Topic: Software-Utility 
  • Download-and-Save  the current version of the Easy Start wrapper to install your print software 
  • If using USB:  Disconnect the USB cable between the printer and computer before installing the software.
  • Right-Click on the downloaded package and "Run as Administrator" to start the installation
  • Select to install the “Full Driver” / “Full Feature Software”
  • If using USB:  Connect the cable when instructed to do so (near the end of the installation process).
  • After the software is installed, Restart the computer and log in.

 

Notes >> Easy Start... The Journey

 

  1. About 2/3 of the way through the setup, you will be given the opportunity to select the software - select the "Full Driver" set (as opposed to the basic driver or other application).

 

  1. You can skip / ignore suggestion(s) that you add the HP Account – you’ll need the account at some point, for now, you can skip this suggestion (as many times as it insists it’s a good idea) during the full driver software installation.

 

  1. If you see it, you can skip / ignore suggestion(s) regarding Instant Ink subscription.  Instant Ink subscription is NOT mandatory.

 

  1. Full driver provides print and scan functions supported by your printer.

 

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If you have not done so,

Install HP Smart for Windows application

 

HP Smart for Windows

 

HP Smart is an application available in the Microsoft Store

 

Learn how to use HP Smart on your Windows 10 computer.

Open the Software and Drivers Support Website for your printer > Check the Box Get the App

OR

HP Printers - Using the HP Smart App (Windows 10)

NOTES: 

 

  • Windows: www.hp.com/go/hpsmartwin-help
  • OS Minimum:  Windows 10 version 17134.0 (1803) or higher, Windows 8.1
  • Website includes the HP Smart software for Windows and Mobile devices, plus an FAQ section to assist with questions / issues
  • HP Smart requires that you sign into the application using your HP Account credentials.

 

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First...

Load the paper according to the instructions in the User Guide starting on Page 15

 

Next...

Tell the printer about the paper that is loaded in the tray

 

Check / Adjust / Retain the Paper at the Printer Display Panel

 

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

 

Open Printer Tray,

If you have not yet done so, add desired paper type

Wait a couple of seconds…

Close Tray

 

IF applicable for your printer:

Look for a message on the Printer Control / Display Panel,

Click Modify (wording varies), set the paper size and type, Click OK

 

 

Note  – Printer Display Panel > Adjusting the paper size:

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

Select Custom (likely the last selection in the list)

 

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Embedded Web Server (EWS)

 

EWS option is applicable to network connected printers.

 

If the printer is on the network,

If the EWS feature is supported on your printer,

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

 

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

Tab Settings > Preferences > Tray and Paper Management

 

If applicable, check the Advanced section (at the bottom of the Tray and Paper Management menu)

Click Apply to save changes

 

NOTES

  • Size not listed in the Drop-down menu?  Select Custom (likely the last selection in the list)
  • EWS is also available in HP Smart Windows and HP Smart Mobile > Settings > Advanced
  • Features and options differ by printer model and type.

 

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Set the Preferences – Windows

 

This section is not applicable to Mobile Printing.

 

Printing Preferences are available directly from the driver and / or might be called "Printer Properties" / "Shortcuts" (or similar) from within printing software / applications.

 

Preferences and Envelopes: 

Select / leave Printing Preferences shortcut to "Everyday Printing" or something equally benign. 

 

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Preparation > Check / enable the printer as the “Default Printer”

 

Settings > Devices > Printers and scanners

UNCHECK (clear box) Let Windows manage my default printer

Select (Left-Click) your printer from the list of printers > Manage > Set as Default

 

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Printing Preferences - Selections

 

Settings > Devices > Printers and scanners

Left-Click on (your) Printer > Manage > Printing Preferences

 

Next

Tab Printing Shortcuts > Click / Highlight your preferred shortcut > Click Apply > Click OK to exit

 

Make changes to a Shortcut (Model Dependent)

  • Select shortcut (locked or custom) >
  • Adjust the settings for paper, source (tray), other settings
  • Check all sub-menus in all Tabs
  • Click OK to save / leave sub menu

 

Custom Shortcut

Save the edited shortcut or use “Save As” or “Create Custom Shortcut” to save as a new / different file name

Click OK to save the setup

 

Side Bar:  Scan Menu for HP Scan

Open More > section,

Check / adjust settings in each sub-section

Click OK to save sub-menu changes

 

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Next...

 

Example - HP Smart - Windows - Photo Print - 4x6 - Borderless

 

Open HP Smart Windows

Select to Print Photos

Select your photo

Select the options on the main menu -

For example,

Select Orientation, Paper Size, Photo Size (size of the print on that paper)

Set Borderless printing to ON

Set Scaling to Crop or Shrink to Fit (NOTE:  Shrink may create white borders due to the shape of the image)

Click More Settings

Select a Shortcut - if available, use the shortcut for Photo Printing - Borderless, else select "Everyday"

Verify / Re-select settings on More Settings menu

Click OK to save the change(s) and exit the More Settings menu

Back on the main menu, when ready, Click to Print

 

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Printer  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 ENVY Photo 7100 All-in-One Printer series 

 

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