How To Scan A Document To PDF From HP Printer

How to Scan a Document to Pdf From HP Printer

To scan a document on an HP printer and save it as a PDF file, you have to use the HP Scan software. Below are the detailed steps to know how to scan a document to PDF from HP printer.

On Windows:

  • First, download the HP Full Feature Software and Drivers file from the manufacturer site.
  • Double-click the printer file and continue with the on-screen instructions to install it on your computer.
  • Once you have installed the printer driver and software on your computer, type HP in the Windows search bar.
  • Choose the model name of your HP printer to launch HP Printer Assistant.
  • On the HP printer’s scanner glass, place the document you need to scan.
  • In the Scan tab, click the Scan a Document or Photo option to launch the HP Scan window.
  • Navigate to Scan Shortcut and choose the Save as PDF option.
  • Select the checkbox beside the Show Viewer After Scan option.
  • Choose Flatbed in the Source drop-down menu if you have placed your document on the scanner glass.
  • Note: If you place the document in the document feeder, choose the Document Feeder option in the Source drop-down menu.
  • Fill the Page Size and Color Mode fields. 
  • To change advanced scan settings, click the More button.
  • Click the Scan button.
  • The HP printer begins to scan the document. 
  • Once the document is scanned, you will see a preview of the document on the screen.
  • Click the Save option to save the scanned document as PDF on the computer.

On Mac:

Using Apple Image Capture (without using the HP printer software)

  • Place the document on the scanner glass. 
  • Note: If your HP printer has a document feeder, you can use it to scan multiple pages at one time.
  • To start scanning, click the Go tab on the home screen of your Mac computer.
  • Select the Applications option.
  • Double-click Image Capture.
  • Select your HP printer and click Show Details.
  • Choose PDF in the Format drop-down menu.
  • Set other scan settings.
  • To scan the document on the HP printer, click Scan.

If you have followed the steps mentioned above, you will have your document scanned as PDF from your HP printer. If you need a remote assistant for how to scan a document to PDF from HP printer reach us.

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