Turning off an HP Envy 6055 is as simple as the press of a button–as long as you know where to find it. If you’re at your wit’s end trying to turn off your HP Envy 6055 printer, no need to do anything drastic like pulling the electric plug. You can just follow our steps below to easily turn off the printer.
To turn off an HP Envy 6055 printer, simply find the power button, located on the back end of the printer over the power lead. Then, press the button for five or more seconds, and your printer should turn off.
Refer to the diagram below to locate the power button labeled as “2”.
Should I turn off my HP Envy 6055 printer when not in use?
Since an HP Envy 6055 printer does not use very much electricity or power, it is safe to keep it on even when it is not actively being used. Of course, if you want to save electricity, you can turn your printer off to keep the electricity bill lower or help the environment in a small way.
For an HP Envy 6055 printer, though, you may want to keep it on even when it’s not being used. To promote healthier print heads and cultivate more efficient consumption of ink, you may want to keep your printer on at all times. Also, if you are using Instant Ink, your printer must be turned on and connected to an internet source for that feature to work. In general, unless you have an important reason for turning your HP Envy 6055 printer off, it’s best to let it stay on for the health of the printer and ease of access.
After all, you will not want to wait for your printer to warm up and turn it on if you wait till the last minute to print an important document or family photo before a family gathering.
How Do I Turn Off My HP Envy 6055 Printer?
Even though turning the printer off is not the best idea, you still may want to turn it off at some point. Doing so is very simple. Just like turning the printer on, you’ll need to find the power button first, which is usually located on the back of an HP Envy 6055 printer.
After you find the on/off button, press the button for several seconds. To determine whether you have successfully turned off your HP Envy 6055 printer, see if the lights on the control panel light up. Once that happens, take your finger off the on/off button and let the printer shut down. This should only take a few moments.
How Do I Put My HP Envy 6055 Printer in Sleep Mode?
If you are distracted by the blue light that the HP Envy 6055 printer emits, you may want to place the printer in sleep mode. To do this, follow the instructions provided on the HP website, which we have listed below.
“1. On the printer control panel display, from the Home screen, touch ( Setup ).
2. Touch Power Management.
3. Touch the Power Button, and then select Enters Sleep Mode.
4. Press (the Power button) located on the front left side of the printer to make the printer enter sleep mode.
The printer will enter sleep mode 5 seconds after you press (the Power button). During this period, you can press (the Power button) again to make the printer enter sleep mode immediately.”
If none of these steps work, you can also perform a full factory reset. A simpler option may be to unplug the printer or turn it off completely.
Should I Turn Off My HP Printer at Night?
As mentioned earlier, it’s healthiest to keep an HP printer on at all times. If you leave an HP Envy printer idle for long enough, it will usually put itself into sleep mode and extinguish the blue light, which may seem annoying after nighttime hits.
If your HP printer doesn’t automatically go into sleep mode, you can always try to turn it off or unplug it. However, this may cause issues with the printer and make it inconvenient to print or scan items later on.
Why Can’t I Turn My HP Printer Off?
The reason behind your HP Printer not turning off can range from a technical issue to not turning it off using the proper methods. Either way, if your HP printer refuses to shut off, you may need to take more drastic methods. When the power button flashes, you also need to take some extra measures to turn it off. This is a sign that your printer requires a full factory reset.
Unfortunately, the only course of action to take when this happens is doing a manual reboot. This will force your printer to shut down, but it might also make you lose presets such as contrast settings and other customizations.