HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color Printer M551 series - HP Printer Utility features

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HP Printer Utility features

The HP Utility consists of pages that you open by clicking in the Configuration Settings list. The

following table describes the tasks that you can perform from these pages. At the top of any page, click

the HP Support link to access technical assistance, online supplies ordering, online registration, and

recycling and return information.




Information And

Supplies Status

Shows the product supplies status and provides links for online

Device Information

Shows information about the currently selected product.

File Upload

Transfers files from the computer to the product.

Upload Fonts

Transfers font files from the computer to the product.

Update Firmware

Transfers a firmware update file to the product.


Sends special characters or print commands to the product after the
print job.

Printer Settings

Trays Configuration

Changes the default tray settings.

Output Devices

Manages settings for the optional output accessories

Duplex Mode

Turns on the automatic two-sided printing mode.

Stored Jobs

Manages print jobs that are stored on the product hard disk.

E-mail Alerts

Configures the product to send e-mail notices for certain events.

Network Settings

Configures the network settings, such as the IPv4 and IPv6 settings.


Configures how the product should behave when supplies are
nearing the end of their estimated life.

Protect Direct Ports

Disables printing over USB or parallel ports.

Additional Settings

Provides access to the HP Embedded Web Server.


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