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12-25-2013 09:47 PM
I just recently got a new mac with os x mavericks. I went through different forum topics but still haven't gotten a clear answer to my question.
I have a deskjet 3050A J611 all-in-one printer. I was able to succesfully set it up for printing. My problem is it won't let me scan.
Scanning software for this printer is currently unavailable. Please contact the printer's manufacturer for the latest software.
I went to HP's website to see if i could get answers or at least a driver of some sort to install but at their website i'm redirected to make sure i get the latest apple software update. I am fully updated and still nothing!
From what I read, does it seem that both APPLE or HP are working on a fix on this issue?
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12-25-2013 10:01 PM - last edited on 04-20-2016 11:07 AM by OscarFuentes
The scanning software is avaialble via Apple's servers.
Click the Apple icon. run software update and install any available update.
If that doesn't help download and install the package below:
Scanning can be done via Image Capture, Preview or Pritners & Scanners:
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If my post resolve your problem please mark it as an Accepted Solution 🙂
01-14-2014 04:15 PM
I had some issues with this printer not being able to scan. I can print wirelessly, but can't scan wirelessly. Scanning is only possible when connected to the laptops USB port. I installed the latest drivers. My wireless settings are on but the screen says that it can't find computer.
01-23-2014 03:54 PM - last edited on 02-24-2017 03:26 PM by OscarFuentes
Hey there 390galaxie,
Welcome to the Forums
I just came across your post and I can see that you are unable to scan wirelessly only through your Mac OS X 10.9. I have looked into this issue for you and have found a very specific guide for this issue, that I recommend you follow. I am hoping this will get you scanning successfully from your Mac.
(Choose your OS x and Network Connection and follow from there)
I hope this helps!
I work on behalf of HP
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03-16-2014 06:46 PM
OK, I HAVE FIGURED IT OUT! I've had this printer for about 2 years and every time I switch something in the set up, I have to figure out a new way to connect it. My current setup is a macbook pro, mavericks 10.9, apple time capsule router. So when I bought an Apple Time Capsule (with no WPS button), everything stopped working. SO here's what you have to do if you've tried everything else and it hasn't worked:
1. Turn on the printer's wireless by pushing the button and navigating to the PIN screen
2. Look in your wireless networks screen and connect to the HP printer
3. Access your System Preferences>>>Printers & Scanners
4. Set it up as normal
5. Once you're done, click "Open Print Queue"
6. Click "Settings"
7. HERE'S THE TRICK: Click "Show Printer Webpage"; now you've accessed the printers web-based control panel and you can do everything from here!
8. Select the network tab
9. Click "Wireless Setup Wizard" and follow the prompts; give it a few moments to run and you should be home free