Setting up Your Printer: Simple Steps for Easy Installation

Setting up Your Printer

HP provides a wide range of cost-effective and high-performing printer models. HP Envy, DeskJet, OfficeJet, and LaserJet models all offer superior printing and scanning capabilities. When you buy a new one, you need to know how to set it up properly. At this stage, you'll need assistance from the page. It includes the HP Easy Start app and drivers that are compatible with your printer model.

If you want to learn how to set up your printer and connect it to your computer, this guide will provide all of the information you need.

Setting up HP Printer Using - Primary Steps

Before you start using your printing device, make sure you unpack it properly. It is essential to unpack it carefully because any damage sustained during this process may affect its functionality.

1.  Gently remove the HP printer from its packaging.

2.  Remove the packaging material from the device. Also, take the packing material from the accessories.

3.  Place your printer on a solid, flat surface.

4.  Make sure it's near an electrical socket.

Install Ink Cartridges in Your HP Printer

Before proceeding with the setup process, ensure that the cartridges are properly installed.

Open the cartridge's access door.

  Now, remove the cartridge that came with your printer.

  Remove the tri-color cartridge and place it on the printer carriage's left side.

  Gently press the cartridge lid into place.

  Now, remove the black cartridge and insert it into the carriage's right side.

  Close the printer. Click 'OK' on the control panel.

  Slide out the paper input tray.

  Load a stack of plain paper onto the plate.

  To confirm the loading of the paper, press 'Yes'.

  Your printer will output an alignment page.

  Scan this page to finish the calibration process.

  Open the scanner's lid and put the alignment page in the lower right corner of the scanner bed.

  Press 'OK' on the printer's control panel to scan the page.

Connect your HP 123 printer

the next step is to configure the printer connection. You can establish the connection by USB, Ethernet, or wirelessly.

  Turn on your touchscreen HP 123 printer.

  Press the 'Setup' button on the touchscreen.

  Now select 'Network Setup.'

  After that, select 'Wireless Setup.'

  Tap the 'Wireless Setup Wizard' option.

  Choose a Wi-Fi network from the list and enter the password.

  Select 'OK.'

  Turn on your non-touchscreen HP 123 printer, then hold and hit the 'Wireless' button.

  After three seconds, the wireless light will begin blinking.

  You must now hold the router's WPS button. Do it until the WPS light blinks.

  After a few minutes, your HP 123 printer will connect to Wi-Fi.

Set up printer connection with USB.

  Find your computer's USB cable.

  Make sure your computer has an open USB port.

  To install the HP Smart app, navigate to the HP Smart-Microsoft Store.

  Set up your HP 123 printer's connection by following the directions.

Connect the HP printer via Ethernet

  Check that your router and printer have dedicated Ethernet ports.

  Turn on your HP printing unit.

  Connect one end of the Ethernet cord to the port on your printer and the other to the port on the router.

Download the drivers for your HP printer.

Finally, after connecting the HP printer, visit to download drivers and software. Follow these steps to do so.

  Go to in any browser.

  Tap the 'Support' button.

  Select 'Software and Drivers.'

  Select 'Printer' and enter the device model number.

  Select your operating system and then press 'Download.'

  Once the drivers for the scan and print processes have been obtained, open the file.

  Accept all of the agreement terms.

  Allow the installation to complete.

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