Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers [Quick Guide]

In this article, we will discuss the meaning of symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 printers.

Note: The guide in this article is for these printer models: HP DeskJet Ink Advantage Ultra 4729, DeskJet Ink Advantage 3638, 3636, 3635, DeskJet 3639, 3638, 3637, 3636, 3635, 3634, 3633, 3632, 3631, and 3630 All-in-One printers.

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Meaning of the Control Panel Lights and Buttons on HP DeskJet 4720, and 3630 Printers – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

The following are the meaning of the lights and buttons on the control panel of HP DeskJet 4720, and 3630 Printers:

1. Ink Alert Light – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This light is below the control panel display and indicates a problem with the ink cartridge or low ink.

2. Cancel button – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized with a red X icon and is used to cancel the printer’s current operation.

3. Resume button/light – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with a downward arrow in the middle of a paper sheet. The button is used to resume your printer’s current operation after it was disrupted due to a jam, during reloading paper, etc.

The resume light, on the other hand, shows that your printer has encountered an error or a warning state.

4. Wireless button/light – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with an active antenna. The button is used to turn on or turn off your printer’s wireless function.

The wireless light, on the other hand, displays your printer’s wireless connection status.

5. Information button – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with an “i” and is used to print out an information page. To print an information page, you have to press this button and the Wi-Fi Direct button, the Wi-Fi button, or the HP ePrint button to get the help pages that will be printed when the combinations are used.

The light on the Information button shows that you can get help when you press the button.

6. Wi-Fi Direct button/light – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with multiple devices. It is used to turn on or turn off your printer’s Wi-Fi Direct function.

The Wi-Fi Direct light, on the other hand, displays your printer’s Wi-Fi Direct status.

7. HP ePrint button/light – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with two perpendicular devices. It is used to turn on or turn off your printer’s HP ePrint function.

The ePrint light, on the other hand, displays your printer’s HP e-Print status. If the light is blinking, it means the Web Services connection has encountered a problem.

8. Start Copy Color button – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with a paper sheet in front of a document. The button itself has colors around it. The Start Copy Color button is used to begin a color copy job.

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9. Start Copy Black button – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This button is symbolized as an icon with a paper sheet in front of a document. The button itself has black around it. The Start Copy black button is used to begin a black-and-white copy job.

10. Power button – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This is the largest button on the control panel with the traditional power on and off icon on it. It is used to turn on or turn off your HP printer.

We recommend that you read this article: What Does This Mean On An HP Printer? [Detailed Guide] to learn more about other things you might not know about your HP printer.

Meaning of the Control Panel Display Icons on HP DeskJet 4720, and 3630 Printers – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

The following are the meaning of the control panel display icons of HP DeskJet 4720, and 3630 Printers:

1. Number of copies icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This icon is the largest on the control panel display. It is usually a number and is used to display the number of copies that the printer is currently copying when the printer’s copy function is in use. This icon alternates between the current number of copies and the letter E when your printer enters an error state.

2. Error icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

Speaking of an error state, apart from the number of copies icon alternating between the number and letter E, the error icon is also displayed when your printer encounters an error.

This icon is a simple exclamation mark next to the number of copies icon and just above the paper error icon.

3. Paper Error icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

As we said above, the error icon is just above the paper error icon. Therefore, the paper error icon is below the error icon and also beside the number of copies icon.

When you see the paper error icon (a sheet of paper), it means that your printer has encountered an error that is paper-related.

4. Wireless icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This icon is symbolized with an active antenna and is at the right side of the number of copies icon. It turns on when the wireless radio is on and turns off when the wireless radio is off.

5. Wireless Attention icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This is an attention icon that indicates when the wireless connection has an error.

6. Signal Bars icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This icon is symbolized as an icon with bars that indicates the wireless connection’s strength.

7. Wi-Fi Direct icon – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

This icon is symbolized as an icon with multiple devices. It indicates whether the Wi-Fi Direct is off or on, or is in the process of establishing a connection.

8. Ink Level icons – Meaning of Symbols on HP DeskJet 4720 and 3630 Printers

These icons show the estimated ink level of the installed cartridges. The left icon is for the tri-color ink cartridge while the right icon is for the black ink cartridge.