HP 1050 Plain Paper Inkjet Fax - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Try to factory reset the printer following the OM for the model.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Jul 02, 2017 | 210 views

Put it in the trash and get a printer that uses toner. Inkjet equipment is not worth fixing.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Jun 04, 2017 | 37 views


This could be one of a few things... First, Windows 8 is a completely different animal from Windows XP! Try reloading your printer driver in Windows 8. If this doesn\'t work, you need to clean the paper pickup rollers at the front of the printer (where the paper first feeds into the machine. I use a Q-tip moistened (not sopping wet) with rubbing alcohol... gently scrub the whole pickup roller and then the feed roller next to it. Check carefully (with a flashlight) for any shards of paper that might be blocking the paper path. There is also a sensor flag (small finger of plastic) sticking up that the paper must hit to let the printer know that the paper is feeding through. If you do not see the sensor flag, it is either jammed or has been broken off when a piece of paper was pulled backward out of the paper feed area. First reload the printer driver, and try to print. If it doesn\'t print, check and clean the rollers and look for the sensor flag.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Jun 03, 2014 | 104 views


HP started a recall on the 1040 fax and 1050 fax due to a potential overheating and fire hazard. Additional information can be found here:


Thought you may need to know.


HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Feb 04, 2012 | 161 views

Has the receiver gotten faxes (from other senders) since your problem started? It sounds like the receiving fax is not answering the call. Also to determine if it's your problem or the receiver's problem send a test fax to someone else.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Sep 22, 2011 | 114 views


HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Sep 22, 2011 | 108 views

Please do a copy of any page, if you have a printed copy the ink cartridge is OK and maybe you only have automatic answer turned off.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Mar 02, 2011 | 76 views

Set the date and time:
The current date and time are shown in the display when the machine is on and ready for use (Ready mode). The date and time will be printed on all faxes you send.
1. Press Menu.
2. Press Left Right Arrow to choose SET DATE & TIME and press Start/Enter.
3. Press Start/Enter when the display shows Date Format.
4. Press Left Right Arrow to select either Europe (day month year) or USA (month day year) and press Start/Enter.
5. Press Start/Enter when the display shows Date & Time.
6. Set the date and time. You can move the cursor by pressing Left Right Arrow.
7. Press Start/Enter when the date and time are correct.
1-AM 2-PM will display.
8. Press 1 or 2.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Dec 19, 2012 | 383 views

If it is registering a paper jam, than more than likely there is some sort of obstruction in the paper path that is obscuring one of the sensors. My recommendation, manually feed a piece of thick card stock through the paper path and try to force any debris out. Also, you can try blowing a can of air through the path, this act should hopefully free any debris or dirt that is blocking the jam sensor.


HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Nov 03, 2010 | 133 views

If you have a voicemail set on the same line then you may only be able to use either the fax or the voice mail if you want to the fax then change the rings to answer on the fax to 2 (setup button->basic fax settings->rings to answer->press ok on 2) keep the mode to auto mode. However if you want to use both the voicemail and the fax on the same line you might have to get a DRP (Distinctive Ring Pattern) from you telephone company.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Jun 15, 2010 | 198 views

I guess you should have the auto answer button turned off in the process of replacing the cartridges, turn on the auto answer and you should be all set

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Jun 15, 2010 | 72 views

this is just the transition speed and line condition and you dont have to worry about it , the machine will give you an error code if the faxes dont go through alturnativly contact the reciever of the fax to check that they have recieved it

G3 means poor line condition

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Apr 13, 2010 | 559 views

Hello :

Just reset your Fax machine to get rid of this error .

good luck .

rate please !

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Mar 19, 2010 | 231 views

Your manual can be found here: "http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?product=424230&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us"

The simple answer is face down.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Dec 19, 2009 | 88 views

Sorry but still do not have it fixed...i printed off the manual for this fax but our problem is not on the trouble shooting list. But i'd think you would be able to tell how to fix it without charging for the sollution.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Oct 22, 2009 | 153 views

HP FAX 1050 Ink Cartridge (C6614A) Try Staples or Office Depot.

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Oct 02, 2009 | 135 views

G3 fax modem speeds= up to 33.6 bps

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Aug 21, 2009 | 2,143 views

The separator pad is probably toast.It is a little white or gray rubber pad on the scanner assy.If it is intact, clean it .If not it must be replaced

HP 1050 Plain... | Answered on Mar 24, 2009 | 200 views

  1. How to Troubleshoot HP Scanner Failure Error Code 30.1.8? by HP Support Number HP Technical Support
    Today, HP is a well-reputed brand which is manufacturing world-class products based on the latest technology. It is globally recognized supplier offering top quality products like computers, laptops, tablets, scanners, and printers. HP is also producing latest HP scanners as per user's needs and demands. HP scanners are easy to use, best in the performance, latest in the features and affordable in the prices, so they are now in the big demand among users. Just by becoming the first choice of smart users, HP scanners are the advanced devices which are mainly used for various purposes. While using them, you can face any kind of error suddenly. HP scanner failure error code 30.1.8 is one of them. This is a scanner calibration error code that occurs when the cable might not be connected rightly or your scanning machine is locked. To fix this error code, we are suggesting the right, proper and complete guidelines. And you can take the suggestion from online HP scanner tech support experts immediately.

    Step 1:- You need to raise your ADF and confirm that your scanner lock is in the unlocked position as per HP scanner team guidelines. During this process, if you get any difficulty, you should take online help from certified scanner experts. Step 2:- You need to turn on MFP and check carefully and properly if the optical assembly is working properly or not. During this process, if you face any trouble, you can call directly with scanner experts instantly.
    Step 3:- If this is not able to move, the users have to remove the scanner gals to check instantly if whatever is confining main optical assembly from moving. If you have any confusion regarding this step, you can call online technical support team immediately.
    Step 4:- To resolve this error code, confirm that this optical assembly drive belt is installed appropriately.
    Step 5:- Customers should validate that the connector on the scanner controller PCA is appropriately positioned and connector on your scanner controller PCA is consistently installed.
    Step 6:- You need to verify that the scanner connector for the scanner home position sensor is placed properly. If you are stuck into any critical situation, you should take help from technical support executives immediately.
    Step 7:- If HP scanner failure Error code 30.1.8 occurs, again and again, you must replace your scanner control board immediately.
    Above all steps are not sufficient to solve error code 30.1.8, and then you can call at HP scanner support phone number 1-888-657-9666 immediately to get right technical solutions for this error.

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