Automatically attach a scan to an email with options on the printer control panel or with the Image Capture app on the Mac. Confirm the following requirements for the scan to email feature. If you do not meet these requirements, you can manually attach the file to an email message by saving the scan to a folder on the computer. Scan to email works best when a local email client , such as Apple Mail , is installed and set up on the computer.
Web-based email accounts Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail must be configured through your local email client to scan to them. Check your local email support site for additional information. Printers with touchscreen or LCD menu control panels: Some Web-enabled HP printers have a Scan to Email app in the Apps menu that sends emails from the printer using your printer's ePrint email address. Printers with buttons only or printers without scan to email menu options: Continue to the next step to start the scan from the computer. Open Finder , click Go in the top menu bar, click Applications , and then double-click Image Capture.
Click your printer name in the Devices or Shared list, and then click Show Details at the bottom of the screen, if necessary. Scan Mode: Select the scanning bed or automatic document feeder. Select the file type for the scan. When you select the PDF or TIFF format, the Combine into single document feature is available to save multiple page documents or multiple images into a single file. How do I save a scan as an editable text file?
Click Send , and then select Folder. To scan as editable text, install software from a third-party vendor such as FineReader or Readiris. HP recommends that you contact the vendor to see if your printer is compatible, and for steps to use the software. How do I edit scan quality, color, and other settings? Use the editing and scan management tools in HP Easy Start to customize your photo or document. To change any basic settings to the preset you selected, click Edit Settings. Click Adjust to change color settings, click Straighten to change the angle of the scan, or click Crop to change the scan to a standard or custom paper size or to crop out part of the scan.
To save your scans to a folder on the Mac, click Send , and then click Folder. Confirm a scan file name is in the Prefix field, click Where and select a folder, and then click Save. What if I cannot scan from the printer or a connection error displays? If an error displays on the printer when you try to scan, make sure the correct driver is installed, troubleshoot network issues, and make sure the scan to computer connection is enabled.
Restart the computer and printer: Turning the devices off and on again can restore the connection between the printer and the Mac.
Install the HP driver: The HP driver is required to enable the scan button on the printer. If you have not installed the driver yet, go to Enable the scan to computer connection: Troubleshoot network and USB connection issues: Go to one of the following documents for additional scan connection troubleshooting.
- HP Printers - How to Scan (Mac).
- what ip address is my mac using.
- Printer and scanner drivers for Mac!
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Network Scanner Connection Error Mac. The Prefix field is blank: Confirm that a name for the scanned item is in the Prefix field. No write access to the selected folder: If you do not have access to the folder you want to save the scan to, save to a folder that you can access. An older version of HP Easy Scan is installed: Are other scanning apps or methods available?
Apple Image Capture: HP Scan software: Search the Mac for HP to see if the software is installed. Check that the software is installed or available, and then read steps to scan, edit, and save your scanned documents or photos onto your Mac. Open Finder , click Go in the top menu bar, and then click Applications.
If your printer has an automatic document feeder ADF , you can use it to scan multiple page documents at one time. Select your printer name in the Scanner menu, and then select a scan job type from the Presets menu. Click the down arrow in the upper right corner of the window to view and change scan color, orientation, and quality settings. Click the thumbnail of the scanned item in the left panel to display it in the main preview pane.
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