How to Clear ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer [Quick Guide]

In this article, we will guide you on how to clear the ADF warning on HP 4622 printer within minutes.

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ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer [Reasons]

When you get an ADF warning on your HP OfficeJet 4622 printer, it means that there is a paper jam in the ADF, or the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) is dirty.

ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer [Solutions]

To resolve the ADF warning on HP 4622 printer, do the following solutions in the given order.

1. Turn off and then Turn on your printer – ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer

To turn off and then turn on your printer, do the following steps:

Step 1: Turn off your printer by pressing the power button.

If your printer fails to turn off, remove the power cable from your printer.

Step 2: Wait for 60 seconds.

Step 3: Plug the power cable into your printer.

Step 4: Turn on your printer by pressing the power button.

Note: If your printer enters a period of warm-up, allow it to complete the warm-up before you proceed. Bear in mind that the warm-up period will require several minutes.

If your printer ejects paper, and the warning message disappears from the control panel, then the issue has been resolved. Therefore, you don’t have to continue troubleshooting.

If your printer doesn’t eject paper, and the warning message is still displayed on the control panel, then the issue has not been resolved. Therefore, do the solution below.

We recommend that you read this article: HP Printer Warning [Detailed Guide] to learn about other HP printer warnings that you might encounter when using your HP printer.

2. Clear Paper Jam from the ADF of HP OfficeJet 4622 Printer – ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer

To clear the paper jam from the ADF of your printer, do the following tasks:

1. Remove Loose Paper from your Printer – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To remove the loose paper from your printer, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Check the ADF and carefully pull out the loose paper you find there.

Step 2: Check the ADF and carefully pull out the loose paper you find there.

Caution: Don’t attempt to remove the jammed paper now; doing so might damage your printer’s ADF mechanism.

Do the next task.

2. Clear Paper Jam from your Printer’s ADF – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To clear the paper jam from your printer’s ADF, do the following steps:

Step 1: Turn off your printer by pressing the power button.

Step 2: Remove the power cable from your printer.

Step 3: Disconnect the power cable from the wall outlet or power source.

Warning: Ensure that you remove the printer’s power cable from the outlet or power source before you reach inside your printer to prevent electric shock or injuries.

Step 4: Remove the USB cable from your printer if you are using a USB connection.

Step 5: Lift your printer’s automatic document feeder (ADF) cover.

Step 6: Lift the mechanism of ADF by lifting the ADF’s front edge tab.

Step 7: Gently pull out the jammed paper from your printer’s ADF with both hands to prevent the sheet of paper from tearing.

Caution: In the event that the paper gets torn when you try to pull it out from the rollers, inspect the rollers as well as the wheels for the torn paper pieces. You can illuminate the area with a flashlight if it is not well-lit. Remove the pieces when you find them. This is important to prevent future jams.

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Step 8: Lower your printer’s ADF mechanism to its normal position.

Ensure that it snaps back into position.

Step 9: Properly close your printer’s document feeder cover.

Step 10: Lift your printer’s scanner lid.

Step 11: Check the scanner lid’s bottom area and pull out any paper that is jammed between the rollers using both hands to prevent the sheet of paper from tearing.

Caution: In the event that the paper gets torn when you try to pull it out from the rollers, inspect the rollers as well as the wheels for the torn paper pieces. You can illuminate the area with a flashlight if it is not well-lit. Remove the pieces when you find them. This is important to prevent future jams.

Step 12: Close your printer’s scanner lid.

Step 13: Plug the power cable into your printer.

Step 14: Reconnect the power cable to the wall outlet.

Step 15: Plug the USB cable from your printer if you are using a USB connection.

Step 16: Turn on your printer by pressing the power button.

Step 17: Press the “OK” button to clear the error message.

Do the next task.

3. Properly Reload the Original Document into your Printer’s ADF- ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To properly reload the original document into your printer’s automatic document feeder, do the following steps:

Step 1: Reload the original document into your printer’s document feeder with the print side facing up.

Step 2: Move the paper width guides to rest against the sides of the original document.

Ensure that the guides don’t squeeze the document.

Step 3: Press the “OK” button on your printer’s control panel to resume the initial task you were performing before the error occurred.

If your printer resumes the task, then the issue is resolved. Therefore, you can stop troubleshooting.

If your printer doesn’t automatically resume the task, or the issue remains unresolved, do the next task.

4. Print out a Printer Status Report from HP OfficeJet 4622 Printer – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To print a printer status report from your printer, do the following steps:

Step 1: Press your printer’s “Down Arrow” button until you get to “Tools.”

Step 2: Press your printer’s “OK” button.

Step 3: Press your printer’s “Down Arrow” button until you get to “Printer Status Report.”

Step 4: Press your printer’s “OK” button.

Your printer will print a printer status report.

Check if the problem is resolved.

If the problem is resolved, you can stop troubleshooting.

If the problem is unresolved, do the solution below.

3. Reset your printer – ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer

To reset your printer, do the following tasks:

1. Reset your HP OfficeJet 4622 Printer – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To reset your printer, do the following steps:

Step 1: Turn on your HP printer if it is turned off.

Step 2: Remove the printer’s power cable from your HP printer.

Step 3: Unplug your printer’s power cable from the electrical wall outlet or power source.

Step 4: Wait for 15 seconds.

Step 5: Plug the printer’s power cable into an electrical wall outlet.

HP recommends that you plug your printer into an outlet instead of a power strip or surge protector.

Step 6: Plug the power cable into your HP printer.

Step 7: Turn on your HP printer.

You can read this article: How to Reset HP Printer [Detailed Guide]to learn other types of resets that you can perform on your HP printer.

Do the next task.

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2. Make a Copy via your Printer’s ADF – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To make a copy via your printer’s ADF, do the following steps:

Step 1: Load your printer’s paper tray with plain paper.

Step 2: Load a sheet of the original document into your printer’s ADF with the print side facing up.

Step 3: Move the paper width guides to rest against the sides of the original document.

Ensure that the guides don’t squeeze the document.

Step 4: Press your printer’s “Down Arrow” button until you get to “Copy.”

Step 5: Press your printer’s “OK” button.

Step 6: Press your printer’s “Down Arrow” button until you get to “Start Color Copy” or “Start Black Copy.”

Step 7: Press your printer’s “OK” button.

Your printer will print a copy of the original.

If the copy prints, you don’t have to troubleshoot further.

If the copy doesn’t print, or the problem persists, do the next task.

3. Print a Printer Status Report – ADF warning on HP 4622 printer

To print a printer status report, follow the steps we shared under the “Print out a Printer Status Report from HP OfficeJet 4622 Printer” section of this article.

Check if the issue is resolved after printing the report.

If the issue is resolved, do the solution below.

4. Service your HP OfficeJet 4622 Printer – ADF Warning on HP 4622 Printer

To service your printer, contact HP Customer Support to fix a repair date for your printer. Folks living in Asia Pacific are usually told to go to the nearest local service center.

The repair is free for printers under warranty. Also, if the printer cannot be repaired, a replacement will be given free of charge for printers still under warranty.

On the other hand, if your printer is out of warranty, you will pay for the repair and also for the replacement printer.

You can check the warranty status of your printer here.

We recommend this article: HP Printer ADF Jam [How to Fix] for further reading.