Picture of the HP DeskJet printer 3632 in box, showing the Box front view.

How to Reset HP Deskjet 3632, Factory Hard Reset

If your HP 3632 printer ever behaves badly, or you must change its WiFi network settings, you can reset HP Deskjet 3632 printer.   Resetting restores the DeskJet printer to factory default settings. Then, once reset, you can input new printer settings from scratch, to connect it to a different WiFi network.  Resetting may also correct printer driver startup problems on computers, fix faulty ink cartridge readings, and so on.

Here, we demo how to reset HP DeskJet 3632 printer copier scanner.

Reset HP DeskJet 3632 Printer to Factory Default Settings

1. Turn Printer ON

Press and quickly release the Power button, located as shown by the pink arrow in the next photo.

Picture of reset HP DeskJet 3632 printer operation, showing, the power button highlighted.
Reset HP Deskjet 3632 Printer: Top view, with the power button highlighted.

 

2. Wait for Printer to Power Up

You’ll know it’s done when it stops making noise, and the Power button glows with a steady white light.

3. Press and Hold in the Power Button

Don’t release it though, until you run through the next two steps.

4. Press and Release the Start Copy Black Button Twice

See this pointed at by the pink arrow in the next picture.

Picture of the HP DeskJet 3632 printer, top view, with the -Start Black Copy- button highlighted. Needed to reset this HP DeskJet 3632 printer.
HP DeskJet 3632 printer, top view, showing the -Start Black Copy- button highlighted. Needed to reset this printer.

 

5. Press and Release the Cancel (red x) Button Three Times

See location for it in the next picture.

Picture of the HP DeskJet 3632 printer, top view, with -Cancel- button highlighted.
HP DeskJet 3632 printer, top view, with -Cancel- button highlighted.

 

6. Wait for the WiFi Status Light to Start Blinking

The light is located as illustrated in the next picture. When it does, the printer erases old data from its memory.  It’s now ready for programming with new WiFi network credentials.

Picture of the HP Desk Jet 3632 printer, top view, with the Wi-Fi network status lamp highlighted.
HP Desk Jet 3632 printer, top view, with the Wi-Fi network status lamp highlighted.

 

7. Done !

Now, go ahead and set up the HP DeskJet 3632 printer. The printer is now reset to its factory default (fresh out of the box) settings.

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  • 2019-04-25: Added tags and subheadings, and deleted ad scripts.
  • 2018-03-16: Originally published.