How to install HP printer in Windows 10 S mode? | HP Smart App

Sep 9, 2020 | HP Printer, Printer support | 0 comments

In this article, we will see what Windows 10 S is and how we can get our printer working in the S model. Windows 10 S is Microsoft’s new lightweight version of Windows 10 Pro. It is mainly aimed at students. Travel trip portable laptops with windows mostly come with Windows 10 S installed. when we use Windows 10 S, we see that it does not support turn everyday applications like Windows 10 pro does. So, we’ll figure out today how to install a printer in Windows 10 S and use the drivers to print stuff in Windows 10 S.

What is Windows 10 S:

  • It is a new operating system from Microsoft, targeted for students and teachers, who buy low budget PC. These are laptops with short and processors and a short amount of ram.
  • Windows 10 S cannot install any 3rd party apps as we do in standard Windows 10 S.
  • We need to download drivers and apps from the store only.
  • It is the mobile edition of Windows 10 S.

How to install apps in Windows 10 S

  • As we already mentioned, you can only install apps from Microsoft Store.
  • you have to open the Microsoft Store search for the application you need and download it.

Steps to Install HP printer in Windows 10 S:

  • There is an application named HP smart, this application is available in Windows Store.
  • Now you have to open the Windows Store and search for HP smart application.
  • Download HP smart from the store.
  • Enter your Microsoft email ID and password
  • HP smart will start downloading Please wait while it finishes installing.
  • After completing the download open the HP smart application.
  • If it opens successfully, you have installed HP smart, proper way.
  • But if it fails to open, you have to re-download the application.

Troubleshooting HP smart app in Windows 10 S

  • If you successfully installed HP smart app, try to print the network test report. if you do not get the report printed successfully, you might need to troubleshoot the printer.
  • Check if all the cables related to printers are connected properly.
  • Try rebooting your PC and printer both.
  • Try printing again after your PC is rebooted.
  • If this still does not work, you might need to reinstall Windows 10.
  • You can also try to login with another Microsoft account, re-download the application from another account, and try printing again.
  • If the printer still does not print, you might have to call the manufacturer to troubleshoot further.

Does install Windows 10 pro help?

  • As you already discussed Windows 10, Pro is providing us more freedom to install applications compared to Windows 10 S.
  • You have the option to upgrade to Windows 10 pro if your laptop came with pre-installed Windows 10 S.
  • If an upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, you can follow over another tutorial to install drivers in standard PC with windows.
  • For Windows 10 pro, you can get drivers from anywhere. either from the HP website or CD.