My HP photosmart 6510e all-in-one scan only black and white.

How do I change this color scans?

Just bought. And I can't scan document in color. Only when I use the scan for the photo. But then the scan is very low.

When you have the answer thank you in advance.

Kind regards


The Netherlands


Hello Jeroen.

I assume you are using the printer on a Macintosh, envoirnment? Please correct me otherwise.

The workflow default scanning set up to scan documents in black and white. Be sure to change the settings for scanning to scan color documents:

If your version of OS X 10.7, be sure to install the critical update below. Skip this step for any other version of OS X.

Now change the settings of the device as follows:
1 open the HP utility and select your device.
2. based on Scan Settings open the "Scan to Computer".
3. click on the tab scan tasks.
4. Select the affected shortcut and click on change... (or double-click on the shortcut).
5. in the section of scanning from an HP device, click the blue triangle to expand the menu.
6. in the expanded menu now, open the drop-down next to the Mode
7. now select the color option, and then click OK to save the changes. The next scanned using this workflow is displayed in color.

Kind regards

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