Your HP printer is designed to reduce power consumption when the printer is not active. Auto Power Off or Schedule On and Off enables the printer to turn off after two hours of inactivity. When you are ready to use your printer again, press the Power button to turn the printer back on.
Check the Schedule On and Off or Auto Power Off feature on the printer's control panel or through the software, depending on your printer model.
Change the energy settings from the control panel
Navigate to the Setup menu, and then check the energy settings.
Open the Setup menu, and then click Preferences. Click Schedule Off, Auto Power Off or Auto-off, depending on your printer model, and then change any settings, if necessary.
Check the Schedule Off or Auto Power Off feature from the software
Open the printer software, and then check the energy settings.
Check the Schedule Off or Auto Power Off feature with HP Printer Assistant for computers with Windows.
Search Windows for your printer model, and then select your printer in the list of results.
HP Printer Assistant opens.
Double-click Maintain Your Printer.
The Toolbox window opens.
Click the Advanced Settings tab, and then change the settings, if necessary.
Figure : Example of Advanced Settings Auto-Off enabled feature
Follow the on-screen prompts.
Step 2: Restart the printer
Resarting the printer might resolve any connectivity error states.
With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer.
Unplug the power cord from the power source.
Wait 60 seconds.
Reconnect the power cord to a wall outlet and to the printer.
HP recommends plugging the printer directly into a wall outlet.
Step 3: Update the printer firmware
HP regularly releases printer updates. Updating the printer firmware might resolve the issue.
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