HP Deskjet Plus 4140 Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting is the part of the printer setup and handlings. You can get instant solutions for your HP printer-related issues in less time using the troubleshoot page support on the HP Official page reference. Or else, download and install the HP Print & Scan Doctor application to easily detect the printer issues by registering your HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer.

HP Deskjet Plus 4140 Offline issue

Windows 10

  • Open the active Windows to click on the start menu & devices option.
  • Tap on the Printer and scanners menu and right-click to the desired printer is in the default status using the drop-down options.
  • On the next page, connect to the “Let Windows manage my default printer”.
  • utilize the given list of printer names to pick the desired Deskjet printer model from the list.
  • Select the Manage option and choose the Set as default option.
  • At last, confirm with the sample print work using the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer with online mode.

Windows 7, 8

  • If there are any changes in the default settings option, you will be under this error code.
  • Direct and choose the driver to install and put them to the default options.
  • Confirm with the printer online status and enable the online mode by disabling the offline mode.
  • Operate through the devices menu > Devices and Printers option.
  • Here, you need to choose the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer name and ensure the printer’s active status.
  • Proceed using the Set as the default option and try to restart the entire printer.
  • Assign the print work using the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 and ensure its access.


  • First, you need to restart the respective HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer and wait for the mode.
  • Inspect whether the printer Wi-Fi option is active. Or you need to restart the wireless router.
  • Attempt to discard all the running options on the system.
  • Safely remove the connected power cables from the router and wait for a few moments.
  • Now, you need to reconnect to its appropriate power slot using the Manual support.
  • Run the Network test to ensure network stability.
  • Then, you need to reboot the respective MAC and wait for the system to stay active.
  • Select the Apple icon > system preferences option.
  • Prefer the Printers and scanners menu to get the list of available printer names.
  • Then, you need to pick the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer and attempt to run the print queue menu.
  • If your printer is not detected, you have lost the connectivity.
  • Stop the running procedure and follow the document references.
  • Prefer the document to be printed and confirm with the test print work using the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer.

HP Deskjet Plus 4140 scanning error


  • In case the driver undergoes any sort of error, you will be under this type of error.
  • Make sure the printer’s Wi-Fi light is active and initiated.
  • Connect the desired HP Printer to the stable Wi-Fi network, if not connected yet.
  • Confirm and hit the wireless icon > setup menu.
  • Access through the print reports menu to select the wireless test report.
  • If the printer is not capable of the control panel, select & hold the Wi-Fi button.
  • Press and hold the Wi-Fi and information buttons at the same to start the test print.
  • Complete the troubleshooting procedure using the copy and black button to establish the wireless test report.


  • To begin with, you need to restart the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer and the system.
  • If you find the printer has any trouble while running, restart it too.
  • On the other hand, switch OFF the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer and unplug all the power cords.
  • At the same time, Turn ON the system and wait until the Mac system remains idle.
  • Then, you need to access the Manual and plug them into the relevant ports.
  • Get the active printer support and start the Scan work by assigning.
  • Prior clean the scanner bed and ensure with the complete dust-free on the scanner area.
  • Try to alter the scan settings by choosing the required file from the desired system device.
  • Once you have made the required confirmation, hit the scan button and start the scanning procedure effortlessly.

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HP Deskjet Plus 4140 driver unavailable

  • Connect through the desktop settings to choose the Programs and Features menu.
  • Here, you need to pick the HP Deskjet printer Plus 4140 from the displayed list and hit the uninstall button.
  • Connect through the Devices and Printers menu > HP Deskjet plus 4140 printer model.
  • Now, just right-click to the desired printer name and hit the delete or remove device menu.
  • Select the driver menu and required driver.
  • Choose the remove button.
  • Further, pick the Properties window > Devices and Printers.
  • At the same time, turn on the system and install the latest HP Deskjet Plus 4140 driver.
  • At last, attempt the print work to ensure the setup.

HP Deskjet Plus 4140 Won’t Connect to WiFi

Try to connect the printer and compatible system interface connection.

  • Ensure whether the router, printer, and system are connected to the same network.
  • Now, Switch ON the printer and locate the system & router nearby for the problem-free network access.
  • Check whether the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer has its WPS button.
  • At the same time, confirm with the wireless router for its WPS button. Or else, configure through the HP Smart App.
  • Attempt to hold the power button and WPS button at the same time using the printer.
  • Try to hold the WPS button for a few seconds till you find the active configuration.
  • Assign the print task and print effortlessly.

HP Deskjet Plus 4140 Print Jobs Stuck in Queue

Windows 10- Delete job files and restart

  • Initially, every time the printer starts its print work, the windows will automatically generate a folder.
  • Suspect for any corrupted file or task, delete all the upcoming tasks.
  • Try to save the running task and trash all the printer-related print history & caches.
  • Continue with the Start menu > Printer’s menu.
  • Further, use the next page and pick the Services menu > Printer spooler menu.
  • Attempt using the restart button and wait till the printer gets rebooted.

MAC – Restart the router and printer

  • First, you need to Switch OFF the active wireless router by unplugging all the power cords from the respective port.
  • Eventually, Turn OFF the printer and inspect for any existing USB connections. Try to remove the USB cables if seen.
  • If at all the printer is connected to the Wi-Fi through the USB or Ethernet connection. Just, reconnect the respective power cord to the router and start it.
  • Inspect whether the Wi-Fi light is stable without any interruptions.
  • At last, Turn ON the Deskjet Plus 4140 printer and proceed with print work.

HP Deskjet Plus 4140 Printer can only print black

  • Prior, attempt the test print to check the printer active state.
  • Proceed with the upcoming settings using the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer.
  • Now, use the control panel and pick the settings icon.
  • Further, pick the Setup menu > Tools and Reports option.
  • Then, confirm with the print quality report menu and access through the given on-screen guidelines.
  • Select the print a test page menu and mention the HP Deskjet Plus 4140 printer model.
  • Run the HP Smart App and select the print option.
  • ensure whether the black only options on the ink cartridge settings and disable it.