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Respectfully, I would like to install my HP printer, HP Deskjet 2720 all-in-one Printer, by USB cable using HP Smart, please this is my question and problem, after installing the HP Smart and before opening it(the HP Smart), must I connect both the PC and the printer by USB cable in order that the HP Smart detects my printer and installs the drivers? Thanking you.

     

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Printer supports USB, and dual band wireless connections:

 Product Specifications for the HP DeskJet 2720 All-in-One Printer (3XV18B)

 

HP Smart presumably works with a USB connection - I cannot verify that is actually the case.

 

What to do?

Start by installing the full driver printer software which does work with USB or the Wireless option.

Restart the computer and log in.

Next, "get" a copy of the HP Smart application from the Microsoft Store.

Try to use HP Smart with the USB connection / setup.

 

Start

Disconnect the cable between the printer and the computer.

 

 

If you have not done so, download-save-install the Full Feature Software / Full Driver for the printer

  HP Easy Start Printer Setup Software

 

  • Download-and-Save the printer software (Full Feature Software / HP Smart / Easy Start)
  • Right-Click on the downloaded package and "Run as Administrator" to start the installation
  • Reminder:  If using Easy Start, select the Full Driver

 

  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).

 

Connect the cable when instructed to do so (near the last part of the driver installation)

 

After the software is installed, Restart the computer and log in.

 

Full driver provides print and scan functions (even if HP Smart proves to be stubborn).

 

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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: 

  • Website includes the HP Smart software for Windows and Mobile devices, plus an FAQ section to assist with questions / issues
  • Latest versions of HP Smart require that you be signed into the application

 

Example - HP Smart - Windows - Main Menu

HP_Smart_W10_Start_Screen_4HP_Smart_W10_Start_Screen_4

 

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For Mobile (does not work with USB)

 

Mobile Printing – Options, How-to, Help, and Information

Print from your Android, iOS, or Amazon Fire device with the HP Mobile printing app.

Read this document first.

Open the section for your printer:  Find your printer and supported applications.

HP Printers - Mobile Printing Solutions Compatible with HP Printers

 

HP Smart - iOS and Android >>> Download, How-to. Videos, and FAQ

 HP Printers - Using the HP Smart App (Android, Apple iOS)

 

 

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, User Guides / Manuals, Product Information (Specifications), more

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

HP DeskJet 2720 All-in-One Printer 

 

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Thank you very much for your post.

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Thanking you, I installed the above print to my PC using a USB cable, it works well, but when I go to Control Panel-> Programs and Features, I can not see anything over HP Printer there!(its screenshot is here) is it normal? but when I go to start->setting-> apps I can see only HP Smart, in locale Disk I see it in ProgramDate, I restarted also my PC but it is the same, and so, if one time I am going to uninstall and reinstall it, what must I do, than thing you
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You are welcome.

 

In so much that I am aware...

The Full Driver, when installed, is normally listed in Programs and Features.

The HP Smart Application, when installed, is only listed in Settings > Apps > Apps and Features.

 

So, is normal?

Depends on the context.

 

If you installed the Full Driver (with Easy Start), my personal experience says the printer software would be listed in Programs and Features.

 

If I have anything else to offer, I'll update this message or post back.

 

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Thanking you , I installed it with HP Smart, and not Easy Strat.

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@shahram-2 

 

OK...

HP Smart is the application (Settings > Apps)

Full Driver is the printer software (Programs and Features)

 

These are two different animals.

 

 

If you have not done so, download-save-install the Full Feature Software / Full Driver for the printer

  HP Easy Start Printer Setup Software

 

If using USB cable between the printer and the computer, disconnect the cable.

 

  • Download-and-Save the printer software (Full Feature Software / HP Smart / Easy Start)
  • Right-Click on the downloaded package and "Run as Administrator" to start the installation
  • Reminder:  If using Easy Start, select the Full Driver

 

  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).

 

If using USB:  Connect the cable when instructed to do so (near the last part of the driver installation)

 

After the software is installed, Restart the computer and log in.

 

Full driver provides print and scan functions (even if HP Smart proves to be stubborn).

 

After the software is installed, A "Printer Assistant" shortcut for the printer and and a shortcut for scanner are added to the Desktop.

 

Example

Printer_Assistant_Shortcut_Icon_on_DesktopPrinter_Assistant_Shortcut_Icon_on_Desktop

 

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Thank you very for your help, the problem was fixed, in addition to that I have HP Printer in Control Panel, also I have HP Smart, by both of them I can print, scan...... 

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@shahram-2 

 

You are welcome.

 

Long road and persistence leads to victory.

 

Stay Safe.

 

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Bonjour, savez vous si une solution ou reparation a été effectuée pour que l'appli HP SMART remarche à nouveau comme avant?

 

Merci

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