HP Officejet 5258

The HP Officejet 5258 printer has a standard memory of 256 MB. It supports mobile printing. However, for this, you need Apple AirPrint, Wireless direct printing, HP ePrint, and Mopria Print Service. Its maximum resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi for B/W and 4800 x 1200 dpi for color prints. It has an automatic duplex printing feature and 4 print cartridges. The ink cartridges are cyan, yellow, black, and magenta. It has a duty cycle of thousand pages per month.

However, for setting up the HP 5258 printer, you need to follow a set of instructions. Here we listed down the steps for printer, driver, and network setup. Additionally, get the procedure to fix some printer problems.

HP Officejet 5258 Printer Setup and Installation

Here is the general procedure for HP OJ 5258 printer setup and installation:

HP Officejet 5258 Printer Unboxing

  • Cut the printer package seal and open it.
  • Take the HP 5258 printer and keep it on a smooth surface.
  • Then, remove the coverings that are on the printer outer side.
  • After that, remove the printer’s outer packaging.
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HP Printer Cartridge Setup

HP Officejet 5258 Printer Cartridge Setup

  • Ensure that you have suitable ink cartridges.
  • Then, open the HP 5258 ink cartridge slots.
  • Now, feed the slots with suitable ink cartridges.
  • Close the slots of cartridges.

HP Officejet 5258 Paper Loading

  • Open the HP OJ 5258 paper tray.
  • Place a set of compatible sheets on the tray.
  • Ensure that the sheets are properly aligned in the tray.
  • Close the HP 5258 paper tray.
  • Continue with the software install to complete the HP Officejet 5258 setup process.
HP Printer Paper loading

How to Download Compatible HP Officejet 5258 Driver?

The general steps to download the compatible version HP Officejet 5258 driver are:

  • Power up the Windows or Mac computer.
  • After that, check the device OS version.
  • Now, search for the compatible HP OJ 5258 driver version.
  • Once you find the compatible driver version, download it on the computer.

How to Install OJ 5258 Driver on Windows and Mac?


The HP 5258 driver installation steps for Windows OS are:

  • Switch ON the Windows OS and know its version.
  • Search for suitable printer driver from the website 123.hp.com/oj5258.
  • Download HP Officejet 5258 driver suitable for the OS version.
  • Open the driver file, to begin with, the installation process.
  • Proceed with the driver setup procedure given on the screen.
  • Finish driver installation on Windows OS and print a file.


The OJ 5258 driver setup steps for Mac OS are:

  • Turn ON the Mac OS and find its version.
  • Download the OJ 5258 driver compatible with your OS version.
  • Run the OJ 5258 driver file and continue with the on-screen steps.
  • Choose a connectivity setup method when the screen prompts.
  • Complete HP Officejet 5258 driver setup on Mac OS and print a document.

How To Setup OJ 5258 Driver Using CD?

Here follows the instructions for installing HP 5258 printer driver using CD:

  • Power up the desired computer.
  • Open the tray where you have to put the driver CD.
  • Place the driver CD and load it on the computer.
  • Continue with the driver installation instructions given on the computer.
  • Finish HP Officejet 5258 driver installation.

How to Connect the HP 5258 Printer and Computer Wirelessly?

The process to make a wireless connection between computer and HP 5258 printer is:

  • Power up the computer and ensure to have a stable Wi-Fi connection.
  • Then, download HP Smart App on the computer.
  • Run the HP Smart App setup file on the computer.
  • Proceed with the wizard instructions and install HP Smart App.
  • After that, open the HP Smart App software and if needed, adjust its settings.
  • Choose the Add printer option.
  • Continue with the on-screen steps to add your OJ 5258 printer.
  • Finally, finish HP Officejet 5258 wireless setup and take a print.

How to Connect HP Officejet 5258 Using a USB Cable?

The steps to make a USB connection between HP 5258 printer and device are:

  • Power up the HP printer and computer.
  • Then, take a USB cord and ensure it is stable.
  • Now, connect the USB cord to the computer and HP printer.
  • Find the compatible HP 5258 printer software and save it on the device.
  • Open the printer software file and proceed with the wizard installation steps.
  • Install the printer software and ensure that everything is fine.
  • Add your HP Officejet 5258 printer to the computer using the wizard steps.
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HP Officejet 5258 Printer Troubleshooting

HP Officejet 5258 Paper jams

The procedure for solving the Officejet 5258 paper jams is:
  • Turn ON the OJ 5258 printer.
  • Open the HP 5258 paper tray and take out the sheets from the tray.
  • Then, ensure that the sheets do not have any jammed paper.
  • Place sheets back on the paper tray with correct alignment.
If the OJ 5258 printer still has the same paper jam problem, contact us.
Hp printer paper jam
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If the HP 5258 printer is offline, access the control panel of your computer. Click – Devices and Printers. Now, click on your OJ printer name twice and stop the ongoing print jobs. Take the jammed papers from the HP printer and try printing a file.

HP Officejet 5258 Printer Offline

The procedure to solve your HP 5258 printer offline issue is:
  • Reboot the Officejet 5258 printer and preferred computer.
  • Now, turn off the Wi-Fi router and power it up after some time.
  • Now, you can check your printer to confirm it is online.
  • If you still see that your HP 5258 printer is in offline mode, go to the computer.
  • Access the folder- Devices and Printers and right-click on the OJ 5258 printer name.
  • Select the Use Printer Online option.
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HP Officejet 5258 Printer Not Printing Color or Black Ink

Fixing this printer problem is possible easily with the following set of instructions:

  • Go to your computer and power it up.
  • Delete the OJ 5258 printer from the computer.
  • Then, delete the installed HP 5258 driver from the device.
  • Get the upgraded version printer driver and install it with the on-screen steps.
  • Ensure that the printer ink cartridges are appropriate and clean the HP printer print head.

Still, if the printer problem is not over, then contact us.

HP Printing error

HP Officejet 5258 Driver Unavailable on windows

  • Uninstall the HP printer driver from the windows.
  • Go to windows browser and download the latest version of the HP driver.
  • Proceed with the download button to re-download the driver.
  • It will be in a separate folder.
  • Double click on the file to extract it for installation.
  • Restart the windows and the HP printer.
  • Click the start button.
  • Click on printer and scanners
  • Now the updated version of the driver will find the HP printer.
  • Press the Add button to add the printer to the windows.
  • Now select any document from the windows and conduct a printing test.

Still, if the printer problem is not over, then contact us.

HP Officejet 5258 Driver Unavailable on MAC

  • Delete the HP printer driver from the MAC.
  • Reconnect the MAC and printer to the wireless network.
  • Update the MAC device to the latest version.
  • Access the browser and download the latest driver.
  • Click the download button to reinstall the driver.
  • After downloading, it will be in a separate folder.
  • Click twice to extract it for installation.
  • Reboot the MAC and the HP printer.
  • Click the Apple icon > system preference > printer and scanner icons.
  • Now the updated version of the driver will find the HP printer.
  • Press the Add button to merge the printer to the MAC.
  • Now choose any file from the MAC and start taking a printing test.

Still, if the printer problem is not over, then contact us.