How to Remove Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet [Quick Guide]

In this article, we will guide you on how to remove locked symbol on wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon tablet.

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How to Remove Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To remove the locked symbol on a wireless HP printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8 tablet, do the following:

1. Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To set up printing on your wireless HP printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8, do the following steps:

Note: Your HP printer and tablet must have their Wi-Fi features turned on, and be connected to the same wireless network.

Step 1: From your Verizon Ellipsis 8 home screen, go to the “Apps icon.”

Step 2: Select “Settings.”

Step 3: Select “Printing.”

Step 4: Check the section “Print Services,” and choose your preferred printing option that works for your HP printer.

Step 5: Turn on the “Printing Switch” if it is not turned on.

This option is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 6: From the section “Printer,” choose your HP printer.

If your HP printer is not displayed, follow the instructions below to add your printer.

How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 8 tablet, do the following:

Step 1: Open the Print Service Plugin.

Step 2: Tap the three vertical dots (menu) icon.

This icon is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Select “Add Printer.”

Step 4: Select the Plus (+) icon.

This icon is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 5: Choose any of these options:

  • On a Wi-Fi Network
  • Directly to the Printer

Step 6: From the section “Add Printer,” input the name as well as the IP address of your HP printer.

Tip: If you don’t know your printer’s IP address, print a network configuration page. Once the page is printed, check the page for the IP address. This article: HP Configuration Page [How To/Issues & Solutions] will guide you on how to print a configuration page on your HP printer.

After the setup is complete, check if the issue is resolved.

If the issue persists, do the next solution.

2. Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8 – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Use any of the methods below to factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8.

Note: Factory data reset should only be done when other options have failed because this process will remove all your device’s data including app settings, system and app data, downloaded apps, Google account, and media.

Your media data can be backed up to your computer before the reset, while your personal data such as browser bookmarks, Wi-Fi passwords, etc.) can be backed up via Google’s servers.

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How to Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8 while Powered On [Method 1] – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Note: This is the preferred method when your device is responsive and can power on.

To factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8 while it is powered on, do the following steps:

Step 1: From your Verizon Ellipsis 8 home screen, go to the “Apps icon.”

Step 2: Select “Settings.”  

Step 3: Select “Back up and reset.”

This icon can be found at the lowest part of the screen when in portrait mode, or on the right side of the screen when in landscape mode.

Step 4: Select “Factory data reset.”

Step 5: Select “Reset tablet.”

Step 6: If prompted, draw your device’s unlock pattern or enter the passcode.

Step 7: Select “Erase everything.”

Step 8: Wait for your device to reset.

Step 9: Wait for your device to reboot.

Step 10: Perform the device setup once the reboot is complete.

Note: This step might not always be applicable.

Step 11: Add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 8.

Follow the instructions we shared under the How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tabletsection.

Step 12: Set up printing on your Verizon Ellipsis 8.

To set up printing, follow the instructions we shared under the Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tabletsection.

How to Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8 while Powered Off [Method 2] – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Note: This is the alternative method when your device is unresponsive and cannot power on.

If the Android Device Protection feature is enabled on your tablet, you need to know the Google sign-in details before you carry out this process. A Google sign-in will be required when setting up the device, especially for a tablet that is using or has used a PIN, pattern, etc.

If you don’t know the current Google sign-in details, do any of these:

i. Try to sign in using a Google account that has been used on your tablet.

ii. Click on this link to reset the password.

To factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 8 while it is powered off, do the following steps:

Step 1: Confirm that your Verizon Ellipsis 8 is off.

Step 2: Press down the Power and Volume Up buttons at the same time until you see “Ellipsis” on the screen.

The action above will cause the screen of your tablet to go dark before “Android system recovery” will be displayed on the screen.

Step 3: Use the Volume Down button to highlight “wipe data/factory reset.”

Step 4: Use the Volume Up button to choose “wipe data/factory reset.”

Step 5: Choose “Yes-delete all user data.”

Step 6: Wait for some minutes to allow the device to complete the wipe and reset process.

Step 7: Choose “reboot system now.”

Step 8: Perform the device setup once the reboot is complete.

Note: This step might not always be applicable.

Step 9: Add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 8.

Follow the instructions we shared under the How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tabletsection.

Step 10: Set up printing on your Verizon Ellipsis 8.

To set up printing, follow the instructions we shared under the Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 8 Tabletsection.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the issue is unresolved, do the next solution.

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3. Contact HP – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

If the problem is unresolved after doing the solutions above, contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

How to Remove Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To remove the locked symbol on a wireless HP printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10 tablet, do the following:

1. Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To set up printing on your wireless HP printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10, do the following steps:

Note: Your HP printer and tablet must have their Wi-Fi features turned on, and be connected to the same wireless network.

Step 1: From your Verizon Ellipsis 10 home screen, go to the “Apps icon.”

Step 2: Select “Settings.”

Step 3: Select “Printing” under the “System” section.

Step 4: Check the section “Print Services,” and choose your preferred printing option that works for your HP printer.

If you want to add other printing services, do the following:

i. Click the Menu icon (three vertical dots).

ii. Select “Add service.”

iii. Open the service with the Google Play Store to download the service.

Step 5: Turn on the “Printing Switch” if it is not turned on.

The option is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 6: From the section “Printer,” choose your HP printer.

If your HP printer is not displayed, follow the instructions below to add your printer.

How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tablet – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

To add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 10 tablet, do the following:

Step 1: From your Verizon Ellipsis 10 home screen, go to the “Apps icon.”

Step 2: Select “Settings.”

Step 3: Select “Printing” under the “System” section.

Step 4: Check the section “Print Services,” and choose your preferred printing option that works for your HP printer.

If you want to add other printing services, do the following:

i. Click the Menu icon (three vertical dots).

ii. Select “Add service.”

iii. Open the service with the Google Play Store to download the service.

Step 5: Turn on the “Printing Switch” if it is not turned on.

The option is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 6: Open the Print Service Plugin.

Step 7: Tap the three vertical dots (menu) icon.

This icon is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 8: Select “Add Printer.”

Step 9: Select the Plus (+) icon.

This icon is at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 10: Choose any of these options:

  • On a Wi-Fi Network
  • Directly to the Printer

Step 11: Follow the steps on the screen to complete the setup of your HP printer.

Note: This step might not always be applicable in some cases.

After the setup is complete, check if the issue is resolved.

If the issue persists, do the next solution.

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2. Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10 – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Use any of the methods below to factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10.

Note: Factory data reset should only be done when other options have failed because this process will remove all your device’s data including app settings, system and app data, downloaded apps, Google account, and media.

Your media data can be backed up to your computer before the reset, while your personal data such as browser bookmarks, Wi-Fi passwords, etc.) can be backed up via Google’s servers.

How to Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10 while Powered On [Method 1] – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Note: This is the preferred method when your device is responsive and can power on.

To factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10 while it is powered on, do the following steps:

Step 1: From your Verizon Ellipsis 10 home screen, go to the “Apps icon.”

Step 2: Select “Settings.”  

Step 3: Select “Back up and reset” under the “Personal” section.

Step 4: Select “Factory data reset.”

Note: Ensure that you turn off the option for “Automatic Restore.”

Step 5: Select “Reset tablet.”

Step 6: If prompted, draw your device’s unlock pattern or enter the passcode.

Step 7: Select “Erase everything.”

Step 8: Wait for your device to reset.

Step 9: Wait for your device to reboot.

Step 10: Perform the device setup once the reboot is complete.

Note: This step might not always be applicable.

Step 11: Add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 10.

Follow the instructions we shared under the How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tabletsection.

Step 12: Set up printing on your Verizon Ellipsis 10.

To set up printing, follow the instructions we shared under the Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tabletsection.

You can read this article: HP Printer Locked [Issues & Proven Solutions] to learn about other HP printer locked issues and how to resolve them.

How to Factory Data Reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10 while Powered Off [Method 2] – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

Note: This is the alternative method when your device is unresponsive and cannot power on.

If the Android Device Protection feature is enabled on your tablet, you need to know the Google sign-in details before you carry out this process. A Google sign-in will be required when setting up the device, especially for a tablet that is using or has used a PIN, pattern, etc.

If you don’t know the current Google sign-in details, do any of these:

i. Try to sign in using a Google account that has been used on your tablet.

ii. Click on this link to reset the password.

To factory data reset your Verizon Ellipsis 10 while it is powered off, do the following steps:

Step 1: Confirm that your Verizon Ellipsis 10 is off.

Step 2: Press down the Volume Up button

Step 3: Press down the Power button.

Step 4: Release the Volume Up and Power buttons when you see “Ellipsis” displayed on the screen.

Step 5: When the “Android system recovery” screen is displayed, use the Volume Down button to highlight “wipe data/factory reset.”

Step 6: Use the Volume Up button to choose “wipe data/factory reset.”

Step 7: Choose “Yes-delete all user data.”

Step 8: Wait for some minutes to allow the device to complete the wipe and reset process.

Step 9: Choose “reboot system now.”

Step 10: Wait for your table to finish rebooting.

Step 11: Perform the device setup once the reboot is complete.

Note: This step might not always be applicable.

Step 12: Add your HP printer to your Verizon Ellipsis 10.

Follow the instructions we shared under the How to Add HP Printer to Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tabletsection.

Step 13: Set up printing on your Verizon Ellipsis 10.

To set up printing, follow the instructions we shared under the Set up Printing on your Wireless HP Printer on Verizon Ellipsis 10 Tabletsection.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the issue is unresolved, do the next solution.

3. Contact HP – Locked Symbol on Wireless HP Printer on Ellipsis Verizon Tablet

If the problem is unresolved after doing the solutions above, contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

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