HP Deskjet 1112 Troubleshooting

123.hp.com/dj1112 Print Functions

Print, Scan, Copy

HP Deskjet 1112 doesn’t support Scan and copy function. In order to start printing, choose your specified operating system and follow the instructions. Before starting to print documents, make sure that there are papers loaded in the input tray and keep the output tray open.

Windows

Before starting to print, open the print window and follow the instructions below to change settings for best results.

  • The document size and text font are adjusted along with layout options to get the best results. Appearance settings of the document can be varied as per user’s wishes.
  • You can create the document from multiple software. Go to the application in which the document was created and click file or menu icon. In the option that drops down, click print which will open general print settings
  • Most of the content can be custom printed by accessing the preferences under advanced print settings.
  • There are preferences to change the layout, quality, paper settings and colour settings for best results.
  • After customising the document as per your desire, click on ok, then click print.

Mac

Documents printed from a Mac can be easily customised as per your needs and requirements.

  • Adjust the document to desired text font and size, choose the desired layout and change the appearance settings as per need.
  • You can create the document from multiple software. Go to the application in which the document was created and click file icon. In the option that drops down, click print. which will open general print settings. If not seen, click show details.
  • From the printer menu that opened, choose your printer.
  • An option that is befitting of your job is selected from the presents menu.
  • Different setting types can be choosen by clicking on the unnamed menu present at the center of the window.
  • List of options available for customisation include : Quality
  • Printing in colour or black and white
  • Printing on both sides of paper
  • Scaling to fit the paper
  • Press print.

Printing on both sides of the paper (Duplexing) you can set up jobs that require printing on both sides of the paper.

  • Use duplex setting in the print driver to print on both sides of the paper.
  • Load ample empty papers into the tray to avoid loading HP Deskjet 1112 Troubleshooting issues.
  • Open the document that needs to be printed. Select print option from the file.
  • Name of you printed should be selected –> Printer Properties –>Preferences/ Printer setup.
  • Select print on both sides/ duplex printing option from the printing shortcuts tab.
  • When they are not found, go to Layouts–> Features/Finishing –> Print on both sides.
  • After locating Print on both sides/Two-Sided printing option, select binding or page flip option based on necessity and on how the finished document should resemble.
  • Press ok and print.
  • After the first side of the documents gets printed, align them by stacking on a flat surface.
  • The main input tray should be loaded with the first page printed papers.
  • Click continue and the other side of the paper starts printing.

123 HP Deskjet 1112 Troubleshooting

Slow printing For Windows

Slow printing HP Deskjet 1112 Troubleshooting issue arises when printing speeds are slower compared to when working previously or not meeting the specified printer speed specifications.

Reset the printer

  • Switch on the printer and wait for it to become idle.
  • Disconnect power cord from rear of printer when it is turned on and remove power cord from the wall socket
  • wair for a duration of 60 seconds and reconnect the power cord to wall socket and other end to rear of printer.
  • Turn on printer after a warm up period.

Printer driver settings

  • Search for Device and printers –> Double click on your printer icon.
  • Obtain paper type information and make sure plain paper is selected in paper type area.
  • Draft or Normal should be selected in the Quality Setting area.
  • Click apply/ok and confirm changes. Close this window.

Uninstalling printer driver

  • Disconnected the USB cable connecting the printer and computer.
  • Search and select programs and features.
  • Check the list of programs for your HP printer name and click uninstall/Yes.
  • Proceed with the instruction flashing in the screen to complete software removal
  • Restart the computer.

Reinstalling print driver

  • Download the latest version of the driver from 123.hp.com and follow the instructions shown to install the software.

Updating printer fimware

  • Download all the latest availbe firmware relating to your printer.
  • Keep printer turned on during entire process.
  • To download latest firmware, go to HP Customer Support – Software and Driver Downloads and download the file by clicking on download button.
  • When the download is completed, click next and click install now.
  • Check to see if your printer’s serialo number is displayed and then click update.
  • Click refresh when it is taking more than 20 seconds.
  • When update is completed, click ok.
  • The USB driver that was added by windows has to be removed. To do that, search for device and printers –> Device and printers.
  • Right click USB printer device that is the same as your printer model –> remove device. Dislodge the USB cable and restart the computer.

Check network status

  • There should be no additional download/ stream happening on your network as these can affect your speed.
  • Check to see if the ethernet/ network cable connections are secure.

Slow printing for Mac

Slow printing issue arises when printing speeds are slower compared to when working previously or not meeting the specified printer speed specifications.

Reset the printer

  • Switch on the printer.
  • Wait for the printer to become idle
  • Disconnect power cord from rear of printer when it is turned on.
  • Remove power cord from the wall socket.
  • wair for a duration of 60 seconds before Reconnect them back.
  • Turn on printer after a warm up period.

Printer driver setings

  • Open the document that has to be printed.
  • Go to File –> Print. For photos, click print from the bottom of the window.
  • Select your printer. Select show details if you cannot see the option on the print window.
  • Select paper type/Quality or media & quality by clicking unnamed menu at the center of the window. After which select normal/Draft from print quality menu.

Uninstalling the printer driver

  • To uninstall, go –> applications –> HP –> HP uninstaller
  • If not, drag HP uninstaller to trash.
  • Right click trash –> empty trash. After which restart system.

Update firmware

  • Turn on the 123.hp.com/setup 1112 printer, disconnect USB from it.
  • Identify printer model from HP Customer Support – Software and Driver Downloads.
  • Click Firmware –> Download.

Check network status

  • Check if the printer is configured for network connection by making sure that the ethernet is properly connected and green light is blinking on the router
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