What does it mean when printer says paper mismatch?

If you get this error on the printer display, it means you are trying to print something that is formatted to a size other than standard letter paper (8 ½ x 11”). The library printers only have letter-size paper, so they cannot print other sizes. The printer will beep, and display will read “paper size mismatch”.

How do I get my HP printer out of error state?

Sometimes, simply restarting both your computer and printer can be the solution to the “printer in error state” issue. Power off your printer and computer completely, leaving them in this state for a few minutes, then turn them on again to see if the problem is gone.

How do I fix HP printer Status error?

If your printer’s status displays “Printer in error state,” there may be a problem with the printer itself. Make sure the printer is turned on and connected to your PC by Wi-Fi or cable. Check it for low paper or ink, and be sure the cover isn’t open and the paper isn’t jammed.

How do I fix HP paper mismatch error?

Reset the printer

  1. If your printer has a rechargeable battery, remove it.
  2. With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer.
  3. Unplug the power cord from the power source.
  4. Wait 60 seconds.
  5. Reconnect the power cord to a wall outlet and to the printer. Note:
  6. Turn on the printer to complete the reset.

How do I fix the paper mismatch error on my HP printer?

Make sure your printer is selected, and then click Show Details. Select Paper Type/Quality or Media & Quality. Click Feed from or Source, and then confirm the correct paper tray is selected. Check the paper size settings.

How do I fix the paper size mismatch on my HP printer?

How do I fix the paper size on my HP printer?

Change the paper size

  1. In the Driver settings, click the Paper/Quality tab in the printer driver properties window.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Under the Paper Size heading, click the arrow ( ) to open the drop-down menu, and then select a standard paper size or any custom created paper size.