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How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?

How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer

Installing a HP DeskJet 2050 printer

These are the instructions to install a HP DeskJet 2050 Printer. If you don’t have the original installation disk, these instructions are going to be really useful for you. If this is not a new printer and you already unbox it, you can go to Step 2. To download the drivers for the HP DeskJet 2050 printer, go to step 6. If you need to buy Ink Cartridges replacements, go to the end of the post.

Installation manual valid for HP DeskJet 1050, HP DeskJet 1050A, HP DeskJet 2050, HP DeskJet 2050A & HP DeskJet 3050 printer series.

Step 1:

HP DeskJet 2050

If this is a new printer, you have to be sure that you are removing all tape and package materials. Remember that there is more tape inside the printer, when you open the ink cartridge access door. Pay attention to this or you are going to have problems later.

How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
HP Deskjet 1050 series.
  • A) Remove all tape and plastic protections. If you don’t remove them, they will accumulate dust and dirt. Take them off.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Remove tape from printer.
  • B) Make sure that you have everything listed in the box.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Make sure that you have everything listed in the box.
  • C) Take the printer out of the box.
  • D) Remove all tape and package materials from the outside of the printer and place the printer in horizontal position.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Remove all tape and package materials from the outside of the printer.
  • E) Open the front access door, open the cartridge access door, and then remove the tape and cardboard from the inside the Printer.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Remove the tape and cardboard from the inside the Printer.
  • F) Close the cartridge access door.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Close the cartridge access door.
  • G) Raise the input tray.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Raise the input tray.
  • H) Pull out the tray extender.
How do I install a HP DeskJet 2050 printer?
Pull out the tray extender.
  • I) Make sure you remove all hardware and materials from the box before discarding or recycling them. Then close the ink cartridge access door.

Step 2:

Plug in HP Deskjet 2050 printer

  • A) Connect the power cord into the rear of the Printer.
  • B) Connect the power cord to the power supply, and then into a power outlet in the wall.
Connect the power cord into the rear of the Printer
Connect the power cord into the rear of the Printer and to the wall.
  • C) Press the Power button to turn the printer on.
Press the power button
Press the power button.

IMPORTANT: Please do not plug in the USB cable yet.

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Step 3:

Loading paper into the HP 2050 printer

  • A) Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.
  • B) Load a stack of 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in) plain paper into the paper tray, print-side down. Slide the stack of paper in until it stops.
  • C) Slide the paper width guide snugly against the paper.
Load the paper
Load the paper.

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Step 4:

HP 61 Ink Cartridges for HP Deskjet 2050 printer

This printer needs 2 HP 61 Ink Cartridges: one Black Ink Cartridge and one Color Ink Cartridge. Follow the next instructions to install them correctly. To know more about the compatibility of HP 61, click here.

  • A) Find the Ink Cartridges included in the box.
  • B) Open the ink cartridge access door.
Open the ink cartridge access door
Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • C) When the printer turns on, the carriage will move to the center of the printer, in position to install the Ink cartridges.
  • D) Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
  • E) Remove one of the ink cartridges from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
Remove the ink cartridge from its package
Remove the ink cartridge from its package
  • F) Take off the plastic sticker.
Remove the plastic tape
Remove the plastic tape

IMPORTANT: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles. Do not replace the protective tape on the contacts. Handling these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

  • G) Hold the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the ink cartridge into its proper slot.
  • H) Insert the Black Ink Cartridge in the right slot.
  • I) Make sure that you are inserting the ink cartridge in the correct slot and the push it with your finger gentile until it snaps into place.
Snap the ink cartridge into place
Snap the ink cartridge into place
  • J) Repeat steps E’, ‘F’, ‘G’, ‘H’ & ‘I’ with the Color Ink Cartridge.
  • K) Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot and snap it into its place.
Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot
Insert the Color Ink Cartridge in the left slot
  • L) Close the ink cartridge access door and wait about 30 seconds for the alignment page to automatically print.
Close the ink cartridge access door and wait about 30 seconds
Close the ink cartridge access door and wait about 30 seconds.

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Step 5:

Configure HP Deskjet 2050 Printer

Before you can use your printer, any new Ink cartridge needs to be align first. To do this, the printer is going to print, automatically, an alignment page. Take the alignment page and follow the next instructions to align the HP ink cartridges correctly:

  • A) After loading the paper, the printer automatically prints an alignment page.
  • B) Take the alignment page and lift the scanner lid.
  • C) Place the alignment page with the print side down on the scanner glass, and then position it according to the engraved guides around the glass.
Place the alignment page on the scanner glass
Place the alignment page on the scanner glass.
  • D) Close the scanner lid.
  • E) Press the Start “Copy Black button” or the Start “Copy Color button” on the control panel of the printer. The printer aligns the ink cartridges.
  • F) The printer will align the ink cartridges automatically.
Wait until the Power light stops blinking
Press the Start Copy button.
  • G) Wait until the Power light stops blinking, which indicates that the cartridge alignment is complete.

Step 6:

Driver HP DeskJet 2050

To be able to install the Driver for the HP DeskJet 2050 printer, you must have the hardware already settled up first, otherwise, the software will not let you go through. You must wait until the installation software ask you to do it. That is the main reason why you cannot plug in the USB cable yet.

  • A) Find the installation software included in the box.
  • B) If for some reason you don’t have or you are not able to use the software that came in with the printer, go to Step “D”.
  • C) Insert the software disk in your computer and open it in the Windows Explorer (you can find it in “My Computer“).
Insert the software disk in your computer
Insert the software disk in your computer
  • D) You can download here the drivers & software for the printer for FREE:

HP DeskJet 2050 Driver

Driver HP Deskjet 2050 Windows 10 32-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 2050 Windows 10 64-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 2050 Windows 7 32-bit

Driver HP Deskjet 2050 Windows 7 64-bit

HP Deskjet Ink advantage 2050 driver Apple MAC


NOTE: This package includes the installation software and Drivers, installer and optional software.

Congratulations. You have finished installing your HP DeskJet 2050 printer successfully. Nice job!!

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Installation manual valid for HP DeskJet 1050, HP DeskJet 1050A, HP DeskJet 2050, HP DeskJet 2050A & HP DeskJet 3050 printer series.

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