how to scan HP officejet 5255

Scanning with Officejet printers is quite simple. The procedure for how to scan using the HP Officejet 5255 printer is given below.

  • You can scan with the Officejet 5255 printer using HP Smart, HP Printer Software, control panel or Webscan.
  • Lift the scanner lid to open it and gain access to the scanner platen.
  • Make sure to place the document to be scanned on the scanner glass such that its printed side faces down.
  • Or you can also use the ADF tray to load paper.
  • While loading using the ADF, you need to ascertain that the printed side faces up.
  • Open HP Smart on your computer and select Scan.
  • Choose Scanner and modify the basic settings by tapping the Settings icon.
  • Select the Preview icon to make adjustments if required.
  • Click the file type that you want and then choose the Save icon to save the file to your computer.

How to Scan HP Officejet 5255

HP Officejet 5255 Scan to computer

  1. Load the original such that the printed side faces up in the document feeder.
  2. Load the original such that its printed side faces down on the scanner glass.
  3. Tap the Preview icon to make any changes to the image if required.
  4. Select Add to include more documents or photos.
  5. Tap Edit to rotate the image, crop it, adjust its contrast, brightness and saturation accordingly.
  6. Tap the Save icon save it to your computer.
  7. You can also share it by tapping the Share icon.

HP OfficeJet 5255 scan to email

  • Keep the document or photograph to be scanned into the ADF such that the printed side faces up.
  • Open the Printer software on your computer.
  • Most importantly, make sure to note down the printer’s email address for your reference.
  • Click Scan under Print, Scan & Fax.
  • Choose Scan a document or photo and the media that you loaded gets scanned.
  • Enter the email in the To: field.
  • Go to Scan Shortcuts and choose either Email as PDF or Email as JPEG.
  • Now tap Scan.