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My HP Envy 6055 won't print in color from my computer but printed instructions in color?

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I am able to connect to my printer using AirPrint but it only prints in black and white. The instructions from the printer came out in color, and I can't find a setting anywhere to switch from grayscale to color. I can't connect the printer to my school wifi so I use AirPrint or a cable connected to my laptop.

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Hi @Lauren_A,

 

I'd like to help!

 

To better assist you - 

 

1) Does the copy print out the same way? 

2) What's the application you are trying to print from? Have you tried printing from a different application or devices? 

 

While you respond to that, let's print a Print Quality Diagnostic page -

  1. Make sure your device is on the same wireless network as your printer.

  2. Open HP Smart, and then select your printer, if it is not already selected.

  3. Under Tools, click Printer Reports.

  4. Next to Print Quality Report, click Print.

Post the Print Quality Diagnostic page here so we can help you further. 

 

You may also refer to this document with steps to fix the " Print Quality Issues" issue applicable for your printer -  Print Quality Issues 

 

 Also, try updating the printer's firmware - HP Printers - Updating or Upgrading Printer Firmware 

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

And, Welcome to the HP Support Community

 

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