123.hp.com/dj3050 Printer Setup

The HP DeskJet 3050 printer setup process involves unpacking the printer and its components from the shipment, connecting the printer to an electrical supply, sorting the preferences, inserting the ink cartridges, loading blank papers into the paper tray, installing the 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer software, and providing a network/USB connection.


Printer Driver Download

Use the link given below to continue with the driver download procedure.


Wireless Setup

Connect the printer to a wireless network using the instructions provided.


Mobile Printing

Use the HP smart app to connect the 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer to a mobile device.



Rectify the recurring errors on the printer through step-by-step procedure.


How to Setup HP Deskjet 3050 Printer

  • Unpack the HP DeskJet 3050 printer package by taking the printer and its components out of the box. Remove the printer from the polystyrene cover. Lay the 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer and the components on a flat and strong surface.
  • Ensure that the selected area has sufficient space to accommodate your laptop and has a wall power socket near it. Eliminate all the stickers, tapes, and other packing materials from the printer.
  • Insert the plug-end of the power cord into the power port at the printer’s rear and the socket-end to the wall electrical outlet. Press & hold the printer’s Power button and release it when the home screen appears.
  • Choose your language and then sort the other preferences accordingly. Open the front panel and lower it. Wait until the carriage turns idle and locate the cartridge assembly.
  • Remove the ink cartridges from their packing and check for smears and leaks. Detach the protective tapes on the cartridges. Hold the cartridges on the plastic region and put them into the designated ink slots.
  • Pull the paper input tray and slide the paper width guides outward to their maximum extent. Load the main input tray with a stack of blank paper. Slide the paper guides inward until they recline on the stack. Move the tray inside the printer.
  • Install the HP DeskJet 3050 printer driver using the setup disc. During the installation process, select the connectivity mode for the printer to connect with your laptop.
  • Activate the printer’s Wi-Fi function and link it to a network source. Connect your laptop with the same network source. Initiate a print job and check if the printer prints correctly.
  • Take a USB cord and plug it into the USB slots on the 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer and the laptop. You can make use of a USB hub to connect both the devices. Print a document and check the output.

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HP Deskjet 3050
Driver and Manual Download

The Driver and manual can be downloaded from this site. Just select the button that suits the operating system of your computer. Once you click the Driver Download button, it gets downloaded on your computer. Click the Manual Download button to get a PDF copy of it downloaded to your computer.

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HP Deskjet 3050 Wireless Setup

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HP Deskjet 3050 Mobile Printing

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HP DeskJet 3050 Print Double Sided

  • Load the paper tray with sufficient blank sheets to avoid page ordering issues and finish the print job entirely.
  • On your computer or laptop, open the document or photo that you want to print on both sides.
  • Click the Print option from the File menu’s drop-down tab. Single-click your printer model from the list displayed on the screen.
  • Locate and expand the Printing Properties tab. The Printing Preferences Document Properties window pops up.
  • Search for the Printing shortcuts tab and click the Print on Both Sides or Two-sided (Duplex) Printing option.
  • If the Printing shortcuts tab is not present, go to the bottom of the screen and expand the Layout menu.
  • Click the Print on Both Sides or Two-sided printing menu and then choose between binding or page flip option.
  • Single-click Apply > OK > Print. The printer prints on one side pulls the page back, and then prints on the other side (automatic duplexing).

How to Scan on HP DeskJet 3050

Before initiating the scan process, make sure to download and install the 123.hp.com/dj3050 Printer Assistant utility tool on the computer/laptop you are using.

  • Link the DeskJet 3050 printer and the computer either through a network or USB hub.
  • Lift the scanner cover and keep the original document to be scanned on the scanner glass.
  • Make sure to load the doc in such a way that the print side rests on the glass.
  • Click the Windows Start icon on the computer and click on the HP folder.
  • Select your printer model from the folder & the HP Printer Assistant opens.
  • Click the Scan a document or Photo option under the Home menu.
  • The HP Scan opens. Make necessary changes and save a copy.
  • Click OK and the printer starts to scan the modified document.

HP DeskJet 3050 Scan to Computer

  • Download and install the HP DeskJet 3050 full feature driver package.
  • Connect the printer and the PC through a network or USB hub.
  • Insert the document to be scanned into the printer’s scanner.
  • Click Start and then Search on the PC.
  • Type HP and tap the Enter key. Click on your printer model from the on-screen list and wait for a while.
  • The HP Printer Assistant opens. Expand the Scan tab.
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo and wait until the HP Scan software opens. Select Scan and the printer scans and displays the scanned file on your PC.

HP DeskJet 3050 Scan to Email

  • Go to the HP DeskJet 3050 Control Panel settings on the computer you are using.
  • Scroll to the Applications menu and tap the Scan to Email option.
  • Use your printer’s mail id to transfer the scanned documents directly.
  • Wake your Apple computer and click the Apple icon on the taskbar.
  • Pick the System Preferences menu from the drop-down menu.
  • Open Finder and click the Go option on top of the screen.
  • Double-click the Image Capture option on the next screen.
  • Alter the Scan settings under the Scanner Settings tab and click Scan.

HP DeskJet 3050 Troubleshooting

The HP DeskJet 3050 printer encounters slight issues and malfunctions due to mishandling and using non-HP printer products. The problems can be easily overcome with the troubleshooting steps provided on this site. The information provided below is a set of measures to be undertaken to troubleshoot various 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer queries.

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Won’t Print

This error arises due to depleted ink cartridges, outdated firmware, or misplaced printheads.

Printer Offline

The printer encounters the offline error when the printer fails to communicate with a network.

Paper Jam

Remove the papers from the paper tray and then reload the tray with appropriate plain papers.

Driver Unavailable

Proceed with a step-by-step guide below to resolve the driver unavailable error.


The printhead is a component inside the 123.hp.com/dj3050 printer that is responsible for printing on papers. They are located under the cartridge assembly.