Deskjet 3050

HP Deskjet 3050 SETUP

Wireless Email Compatible Printer

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How to setup and install Printer

The HP Deskjet 3050 printer offers print, copy, and scan functions. You have to set up your printer and install it via a wired or wireless network. Make use of the guidelines that are given below to set up your HP printer.

  • Once the printer arrives, you have to set up your HP Deskjet 3050 printer.
  • Examine the seal and open it if it is not damaged. In case it is damaged, you have to replace the printer.
  • On opening the printer box, you will find the additional accessories on top of the printer.
  • There will be a power cord, USB cable, ink cartridges, user manual, and more.
  • Take off the styrofoam sheets and plastic wrap present around the printer. Place it on a steady surface.
  • Peel off all the blue tapes from the printer and extend the input and output trays.
  • Attach the power cable to the HP printer and the power outlet and turn on the HP Deskjet 3050 printer.
  • Load enough papers in the input tray after aligning it on a flat surface.
  • Set your preferences and save it. The printer will work based on those settings.
  • Download the drivers required and install them successfully.
Setup and Install Printer 3050

How to Download Driver on Windows & Mac

Installing the drivers on your Windows or Mac system will help you connect the printer to the computer. There are two types of drivers available namely, the Basic Driver and the Full-Feature driver. Since you have purchased a multifunctional printer, you have to install the full-feature driver to enjoy all the operations of the printer. Use the instructions given here to download the drivers.

Driver Download 3050
  • On this site, separate download links are available for Windows and Mac systems.
  • You can make use of the links to download the full-feature driver.
  • Make sure you know the printer’s model number. The model number here is HP Deskjet 3050. Enter it in the respective field and tap the Go button.
  • The right set of drivers will be displayed in the next page after detecting your OS version automatically. If it is not recognized, then enter the OS version in the field provided.
  • Click the Driver Download button to download the driver for your HP Deskjet 30350 printer.
  • Navigate to the Downloads location and open the setup file by double-clicking it.
  • Follow the prompts to install the full-feature driver.

How to install Driver


  • After you double-click on the setup file, the driver installation process begins.
  • The first screen that appears will contain the pictorial representation of the connection between the computer and the printer via a network.
  • Tap Continue and proceed to the next step of the setup procedure.
  • Three sections of the Installation Agreement is displayed on the screen. Read through the sections and agree to it.
  • Only if you agree to the Installation or User Agreement, you can install the drivers properly.
  • The next window will display a green bar that is moving from one end to the other. This indicates the installation progress of the basic software.
  • The full feature driver will let you connect through a wired or wireless network. So, you have two choices to connect the printer and the computer.
  • Next, choose the Setup Method. You can either go with the Automatic Setup option or the Manual Setup option.
  • If you choose the Automatic Setup option, then the computer will select the connection type based on the requirements detected.
  • In case you are going with the Manual Setup option, you can choose the connection type according to your choice.
  • The connection Type is displayed in the next window. Highlight the checkbox near the Wireless or USB option.
  • There is a third option with a checkbox that will help you connect later after installing the drivers.
  • The procedure for the USB connection is very simple. Make sure you have a USB cable and connect it when a prompt appears.
  • For a wireless connection, choose the HP Deskjet 3050 printer while the network environment check takes place.
  • If you want to share your device, then enable the Device sharing option by clicking Yes.
  • The Installing Network Device message is displayed on the next screen. Followed by it, the Web Services will be installed.
  • Select an answer from the drop-down list present under the How Will you Primarily Use this Device question.
  • Key in the postal code in the respective field and click the Next option.
  • A green tick mark is displayed once the alignment process is complete.
  • Driver installation is over when the Setup Complete screen appears.


  • Mac systems require an additional software called HP Easy Start that will help you install the drivers.
  • Make sure the HP Easy Start is installed on your system and launch it.
  • Comply with the End User License Agreement after reading it. If you want to read more about the agreement, then select the Click Here option.
  • Next, you have to check three requirements or rather precautions before proceeding to the setup process.
  • Check if the HP printer is connected to a proper power source.
  • Verify if the HP Deskjet 3050 printer is turned on.
  • Ensure that there are no USB or Ethernet cables connected to the printer or computer.
  • Click the Continue option and select your HP Deskjet 3050 printer from the Connect screen.
  • Wait until the system is being prepared for the Device Setup.
  • The next window will display the two software that have to be installed on your system.
  • Essential Software has to be installed mandatorily on your system, whereas the HP Easy Scan software can be installed if you want to scan documents frequently.
  • Tick the checkbox near the software and click the Install button.
  • Wait until the drivers are installed on your system. The essential software will be installed first followed by the HP Easy scan software.
  • The installation is complete when a blue tick mark appears near the selected software.
  • The proceeding step is to set the Status and Alert messages. Set web content alerts and specify the duration of the alert to be displayed.
  • Add the HP Deskjet 3050 printer to the list and verify it. Take a test print or scan to ensure a successful installation.
  • Assign reminders to explore the HP apps when needed. Else, select the No Reminders option from the drop-down list.
  • The driver installation for your Mac system is now complete.

How to Download Manual

Manual helps you by providing instructions to set up and manage your HP Deskjet 3050 printer. It also has images that will help you understand the functioning of your HP Deskjet 3050 printer. Refer to the guidelines given here to download the manual.

User Manual
  • In the Printer Model Number textbox, key in the model number as HP Deskjet 3050.
  • Press the Enter key and wait until the results are displayed on your screen.
  • Click the Manual Download button and wait until the manual is stored in the Downloads folder.
  • Double-click on the manual file to open it and refer to it if you have any queries related to your printer.