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iPhone says that sprocket is connected, but when it comes to print it says not sprocket connected? Have redownloaded app and restarted phone and restarted sprocket to no avail, is there anything that can be done?
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Thanks for reaching out to us on HP Support Forums. 🙂 I understand from your post that you have an HP Sprocket printer and it does not print from an iPhone. The status shows as it is connected. Have redownloaded app and restarted the iPhone and restarted sprocket but the issue still persists. I appreciate the steps you have performed and have certainly done a great job.

 

Please let me know if the HP Sprocket worked fine earlier and if any changes took place after which it may have stopped working.

 

Meanwhile, I did some research and found that the HP Sprocket works on iOS v8.0 and later (Source: http://hp.care/2dxuhCc). 

If you are unable to print to the printer with the HP Sprocket app, use these recommendations to help troubleshoot printing issues.

  • Turn on the printer. By default, the printer is set to turn off after 5 minutes. To change when the printer automatically turns off, open the HP Sprocket app on your mobile device. Tap the Main Menu icon , tap sprocket, and then tap Auto Off. Select when you want the printer to turn off.

  • Charge the printer. On the printer, look for white and green indicator lights. The Status Indicator light is solid and white when the printer is turned on and the Charging Indicator light is solid and green when the printer is fully charged.

  • Confirm Bluetooth is turned on and paired with your printer. On your mobile device, make sure Bluetooth is turned on and paired with your printer.

    If the printer is already paired to your mobile device, turning Bluetooth off and then on might resolve the issue.

  • Make sure the printer has photo paper in the input tray. Load up to 10 sheets of photo paper with the blue HP ZINK® Smartsheet. Make sure the Smartsheet is on the bottom of the stack with the bar-code facing down, and the photo paper with the print side facing up.

  • Resolve any error messages that display on the HP Sprocket app. For example, if an Out of Paper message displays, load more photo paper into the input tray.

  • Move the printer and your mobile device closer together. Bluetooth signals can be weaker at greater distances.

  • Update the printer firmware. On your mobile device, make sure it is connected to the Internet, and then open the HP Sprocket app. If there is a firmware update available, a firmware update screen displays. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update.

  • Reset the printer. On the printer, locate the reset button near the charging port, insert a straight pin into the reset button access point, and then press the reset button for 3 seconds.

    Figure: Locating the reset button

    Locating the reset button

Please refer to this link: http://hp.care/2gmcRfs

 

Let me know how it goes. Cheers! 🙂

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It was iOS that was the issue and everything works fine now it's been updated. Thank you ever so much for your help!
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We have tried restart , light is on sprocket, but I also get the same message when I try from my iPhone 7. Installed sprocket app but get the error message cannot find the device ,  never had the app on my phone before.

is there anything we can do or does it mean we have to buy a new one?    The firmware on my husbands iPhone sprocket settings shows 2.75. Does this need updating?  

 

He he uses his a lot or he did now it has suddenly stopped working 😕

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