Setting Up HP Deskjet 2130 Printer for the First Time

Setting Up HP Deskjet 2130 Printer for the First Time

The HP Deskjet 2130 Printer is an Ink-jet color printer. It has a maximum monthly duty cycle of 1000 pages. HP recommends a monthly volume of 50 to 200 pages. It uses HP Thermal Inkjet technology.

HP Deskjet 2130 Printer

Arrange your printer

Your printer will be delivered in a package. The box will be professionally packed. Usually, the printer is delivered along with a power cord, USB cable, user guide and other peripherals depending upon the printer model. Unpack your printer and place it upon a surface that is not shaky. Remove all shipping restraints in the interior and the exterior of the printer.

Driver download

You can download the full feature HP Deskjet 2130 Printer driver and software from us. For Windows users, your file will be in .exe format and for Mac users your file will be in. dmg format. You might be prompted to Run, Choose or Save the file. Choose Save. Once the download completes, run the file.

Setup and Installation

Run the installer you downloaded. You might be required to choose a connection type or connect to the printer during the installation procedure. For Mac users, you might be required to add the printer to the printer queue. If so, choose HP DJ2130 Printer Setup, select the Use or Print Using menu, select 2130 in the pop-up menu and then choose Add.

Setting up your setup 2130 Printer for the First Time

Setting up your HP Deskjet 2130 Printer involves unpacking the printer, connecting the power cord, installing the ink cartridges, loading paper into the input tray, aligning the cartridges and installing the software.

  • Once you have unboxed the printer and removed all shipping restraints, connect the printer to a power source with the help of the power cord. Next, install the ink cartridges.
  • Hold the handle and draw out the ink cartridge access door. The carriage shifts to the middle When the printer is quiet and inactive, proceed further. Unpack the ink cartridges and insert them in their designated slots and close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Place paper into the input tray. Once you load the paper, the printer prints an alignment page. Raise the scanner lid. Put the alignment page with its print side facing down on the scanner glass. Position it with the help of the inscription around the glass.
  • Shut the scanner lid. Push Start Copy Black or Start Copy Color button on the control panel of the printer. The printer will align the ink cartridges. Download and install the full feature printer driver and software to complete the setup.

How to Copy on HP Deskjet 2130 Printer?

The copy function of your HP Deskjet 2130 lets you make a copy from the document or photo you place under the scanner glass. Place blank or photo paper in the input tray prior to starting your copy job.

  • For printers with flatbed scanner glass, ensure that the scanner glass is free of smudges and fingerprint. Place the original you wish to copy. Place the photo or document you wish to copy print side down on the scanner glass. Make use of the HP Deskjet 2130 Printer inscription near the scanner glass to help you position the photo or document.
  • For a printer with a document feeder, insert the photo or document based on the feeder paper guides until the printer informs it is detected. Do not load items that are too thick or stiff to bend without crumbling.
  • Push the Start Copy Black or Start Copy color button. Modify the number of copies by quickly pushing the button multiple times. The copy job begins after the last button press.

Duplex Printing

Before beginning your two-sided or duplex print job, make sure that there is enough blank paper in the input tray. This prevents page ordering issues.

Windows

  • Open the document you wish to print, choose File, then select Print. Choose HP Deskjet 2130 Printer, then select Printer Properties, Preferences, or Printer Setup, based on what appears.
  • Access the Two-sided option or Print on both sides of the option from the printing shortcut tab. If the printing shortcut tab is unavailable, access it from the Layout, Feature or Finishing tab.
  • Choose a binding or page flip option according to your need and select OK, and then choose Print. Take out the one-sided print outs, and then tap the stack on a flat surface to arrange the paper.
  • Place the first side pages into the input tray. For the rear loading printer, flip the pages over so that the printed side is pointing down, and insert the short edge into the HP DJ2130 Printer Setup.

Mac

  • Open the document you wish to print, choose File, select Print, and then choose Show Details if required.
  • Choose Paper handling from the unlabeled menu in the middle of the window, and then choose Odd only from the Pages to Print menu.
  • In the page order menu, choose Automatic. And then, Select Print. Once all pages are printed, take the printed pages and tap them on a flat surface to align it. Remove any blank paper from the input tray.
  • Flip the pages over with the print side facing downward. If you want a booklet reading format, insert the pages top edge down. If you want a tablet format, insert the pages top edge up.
  • Go back to the print menu and choose Even Only from the pages to Print menu. Choose Automatic from the Page order menu. And then, Choose Print.

Scan HP Deskjet 2130 Setup

Scanning lets you store a digital version of a physical document or photo. It is useful to store documents or photos that were not digitally created. Use the instructions below to HP DJ2130 Printer Setup your scanner.

Windows

  • Download and install the full feature printer driver and software for your HP Deskjet 2130 Printer. Install the package that includes HP Scan software or HP Easy Scan.
  • Ensure that all shipping restraints are removed from the scanner area. Take out any debris or paper particles. Check for smudges and fingerprints and remove them.
  • Keep the document or photo print side facing down on the scanner glass, and then shut the scanner lid.
  • Attempt to scan from the Deskjet 2130. If your printer does not offer a scan button, or your need more scanning features, open HP Printer Assistant. Choose Scan a Document or Photo to open the HP Printer assistant, and then choose to Scan a Document or Photo to open HP Scan.
  • Choose a shortcut that meets your requirement and resulting action you wish, and modify any setting in the right pane. Choose OK or the Save icon.

Mac

  • Download and install the full feature printer driver and software for your HP DJ2130 Printer Setup. Install the package that includes HP Scan software or HP Easy Scan.
  • Make sure all shipping restraints are removed from the scanner area. Remove any debris or paper particles. Check for smudges and fingerprints and remove them.
  • Keep the document or photo print side facing down on the scanner glass, and then shut the scanner lid.
  • Attempt to scan from the Deskjet 2130. Attempt to scan from your printer. If your printer does not offer a scan button, or your need more scanning features, open HP Easy Scan.
  • Choose HP Deskjet 2130 Printer from the drop-down menu. Choose a scan job type from the Presets menu, and then choose Scan.
  • Choose the thumbnail version of the scanned item in the left pane, and then choose Edit to enhance and alter the scan.
  • Choose Send and then select Folder. Confirm the file name and the Location and choose Save.