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Whenever you buy a new HP Printer, it is essential to setup the printer first via 123.hp.com/setup, then install the printer driver into the computer, and then connect the computer or other peripherals to the printer in order to print documents.
To install an HP Printer, first, unbox the printer, remove all the stickers, tapes, and wrapping materials inside the printer, connect it to a power source, load sheets of paper, and then install the ink cartridges.

How to Setup HP Printer Step Guide via 123.hp.com/setup

Unboxing the Printer

First, unbox the printer; remove all stickers, tapes, and wrapping materials outside and inside the printer.

  • After unboxing the printer, ensure to remove stickers, tapes, wrapping materials outside the printer, and from the control panel.
  • Remove all wrapping materials inside the scanner lid.
  • Remove all wrapping materials inside the ink cartridge access area.
  • Remove all tapes and wrapping materials from the photo tray accessible inside the input tray.
  • Make sure to remove all wrapping materials inside the input tray after sliding the paper width guides.
  • Unbox all hardware and stuff, and then remove all stickers, tapes, and wrapping materials from them.
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Connecting to a power source and setting preferences

Connect the printer to a power cord, switch on the printer, and then set the preferred language, time, region or country on the control panel of the printer.

  • Connect one end of the wire to the rear side of the printer and another end to a power cord.
  • Switch on the printer.
  • Go to the control panel of the printer.
  • Select the preferred language and touch on Continue.
  • Select the region or country and touch on Continue Setup.
  • Set the date and touch on Continue.
  • Set the time, and then touch on Continue to complete the setup.

Installing sheets of paper into the input tray

After unboxing and completing the preferences setup, install sheets of paper inside the input tray. If prompted, touch on the play icon to view animated instructions on the control panel that how to properly install the paper inside the input tray.

  • Open the input tray and slide the paper width guides far from each other.
  • Load sheets of paper inside the input tray and smoothly slide the paper width guides toward edges of the paper.
  • Correctly close the input tray.
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Note: If the input tray is not closed properly, then the paper jam issue can occur.

Installation Ink Cartiage

Installation of Ink Cartridges

Unbox and remove all stickers, tapes, and wrapping materials from the ink cartridges. If prompted, touch on the Change Ink to view animated instructions on the control panel that how to properly install the ink cartridges.

  • Gently open the ink cartridge door.
  • An option will display on the control panel with the name Change Ink. If you want to see an animated demonstration on how to properly install ink cartridges, touch on the Change Ink option.
  • Remove the ink cartridge from its box and make sure to hold the cartridge only from the black plastic side.
  • Remove the protection tape by pulling the orange tab on the cartridge.
  • Properly install the ink cartridges into their respective slots. Install the black cartridge to the left slot and tri-color cartridge to the right slot.
  • Repeat the mentioned steps to install all the cartridges.
  • Gently close the ink cartridge door.
  • Note: If the ink cartridge door is not closed properly, then the printer can’t print properly.
  • To proceed further, touch on the Yes button.
  • If the ink cartridges and sheets of paper are properly installed, then the printer will start to print a test page.

Installing HP Wireless Printer in Windows via 123.hp.com/setup

It is essential to remember the Network Name and Network Key while installing an HP Wireless Printer in a Windows computer.

  • Switch on the printer.
  • Go to the control panel of the printer and select the Wireless option.
  • Go to the Settings option and open the Wireless Settings menu.
  • Select the Wireless Setup Wizard option.
  • Follow on-screen instructions to connect the printer to a wireless network.
  • Visit the HP official site 123.hp.com/setup.
  • Go to the Printer section, enter the model number of your printer, and click on the Submit button.
  • Click on Choose a different OS, select Windows as Operating system, and select the Version of Windows according to the configuration of your computer. 
  • Click on the Update button. 
  • Now, download the recommended driver package.
  • Locate the downloaded file.
  • Double-click on the downloaded driver file to install it on the computer.
  • If prompted, click on the Run button.
  • Follow on-screen instructions on the computer to properly accomplish the installation process. 
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HP Printer Wireless Setup in Mac OS via 123.hp.com/setup

Ensure to remember the Network Key and Network Name before installing the HP Wireless Printer in a Mac computer.

  • Turn on your printer
  • Select the Wireless option under the Control Panel of your printer.
  • Open the Wireless Settings menu accessible under the Settings option.
  • Go to the Wireless Setup Wizard option.
  • Go through with the on-screen instructions to connect your printer to your home network.
  • Go to the HP official site 123.hp.com/setup
  • Visit the Printer section, type your printer’s model number, and click on Submit.
  • Click on the Choose a different OS, choose Mac OS as Operating system, and choose the Version of your Mac OS according to your computer properties.
  • Click on Update.
  • Now, download the recommended HP Easy Start software file or the full driver .dmg package.
  • Find out the downloaded package.
  • To install the downloaded driver file on the computer, double-click on it.
  • If prompted to add the printer to the printer queue, click on the name of your printer, select the Print Using or Use menu, and when a pop-up menu prompted, select the name of your printer.
  • Click on the Add button. 
  • Now, get back to the HP Installer and follow on-screen instructions on the computer to properly accomplish the installation process.

HP Printer Wired Setup in Windows via 123.hp.com/setup

As per 123.hp.com/setup guidelines, It is essential to have a Category 5 Ethernet Cable less than 3 m (9 ft 10 in) in length while installing a Wired HP Printer in a Windows computer.

Requirements needed before installing a wired HP Printer

  • The printer must have to be switched on.
  • Ensure that the computer must have an available USB port.
  • Don't use a telephone cable instead of an Ethernet cable.
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Removing the Wired HP Printer from the computer

If you ever tried to connect the printer to the computer via USB cable before installing the driver, then follow these steps to remove the printer from the installed devices section of the computer for a successful installation.

  • Disconnect the printer from the computer by removing the USB cable. Ensure to don't connect the printer to the computer until a pop-up prompted by the installer to select a printer connection.
  • Press Window + R button simultaneously on the keyboard and type Control in the search bar available next to Open option.
  • Select the Devices and Printers option in the control panel window.
  • Right-click on your printer, and then select the Remove Device option.

Installing Printer driver and establishing connection

  • Visit the HP official site 123.hp.com/setup
  • Go to the Printer section, enter the model number of your printer, and click on the Submit button.
  • Click on Choose a different OS, select the Windows as Operating system, and select the Version of Windows according to the configuration of your computer. 
  • Click on the Update button. 
  • Now, download the recommended driver package.
  • Locate the downloaded file.
  • Double-click on the downloaded driver file to install it on the computer.
  • If prompted, click on the Run button.
  • Select the USB option as a printer connection type when prompted by the installer to accomplish the installation process. 
  • Now, your printer is ready to print a test page. 
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Wired HP Printer in Mac OS Via 123.hp.com/setup

As per 123.hp.com/setup guidelines, to install a Wired HP Printer in a Mac computer, make sure to have an Ethernet Cable of category 5 less than 9 ft 10 in (3m) in length.

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Essential points to be remember while installing a wired HP Printer

  • The printer should be turned on.
  • Make sure that the USB port must available on the computer.
  • Don't use a telephone cable instead of an Ethernet cable.
  • Never use a telephone cable at the place of an Ethernet cable.
  • If your printer is connected to your computer via USB cable, then disconnect the printer USB cable from the port of the computer. Ensure to don't connect the printer to the computer until a pop-up prompted by the installer to select a printer connection.

Installing HP Printer driver and connecting printer

  • Go to HP official site 123.hp.com/setup.
  • Visit Printer section, type your printer’s model number, and click on Submit.
  • Click on the Choose a different OS, choose Mac OS as Operating system, and select the Version of your Mac OS according to your computer properties.
  • Click on Update.
  • Now, download the recommended HP Easy Start software file or the full driver .dmg package.
  • Find out the downloaded package.
  • To install the downloaded driver package on the computer, double-click on it.
  • When prompted by the installer, select the USB option as a printer connection type.
  • Ensure to select the HP Easy Scan or HP Scan option in the installation screen to enable all the scanning functionalities if your printer is compatible to scan.
  • If prompted to add the printer to the printer queue, click on the name of your printer, select the Print Using or Use menu, and when a pop-up menu prompted, select the name of your printer.
  • Click on the Add button. 
  • Now, get back to the HP Installer and follow on-screen instructions on the computer to properly accomplish the installation process.
  • Now, your printer is ready to print the documents.
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Install an Printer Driver through CD/DVD

Installing HP Printer Driver Using CD/DVD via 123.hp.com/setup

  • Unbox and remove all wrapping materials from the CD/DVD that came along the box of the HP Printer.
  • To ensure the availability of the compatible version of the HP Printer Driver for the operating system you using on your computer, have a look at the top side of the CD/DVD. Usually, the CD/DVD supports the versions of the several operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, etc.
  • Insert the CD/DVD into its respective slot of the CD ROM.
  • Go to the File Explorer of your computer and double-click on the HP DVD RW icon accessible on the left side of the opened window.
  • Locate the HP Setup driver file according to the configuration of your computer, and then double-click on it to install it on the computer.
  • Click on the Run button.
  • Now, follow on-screen instructions to complete the installation process correctly.

123 HP Wireless Printer Setup Using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) via 123.hp.com/setup

Now, printing through an HP Printer connected via USB cable is outdated because of highly configured HP Wireless Printers. Nowadays, you can print your documents from anywhere through an HP Wireless Printer connected to a Wi-Fi connection without dealing with the cords and cables.

Follow these steps to setup your HP Wireless Printer via 123.hp.com/setup:

  • Requirements needed to connect your printer to a WPS:
  • A router must with the WPS button.
  • An HP Wireless Printer that is compatible with the WPS push button mode.
  • A wireless network with WPA or WPA2 security.
  • Note: It is not necessary to have a computer to connect your printer to the wireless network via WPS.
  • Press and hold the wireless button on your printer for a few moments till a light starts to fluctuate.
  • If your printer is not compatible with WPS push button, then go to the Control Panel of your printer, and then select the Wireless Settings Menu or Network Settings.
  • Select the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and then choose Start.
  • Select the Push Button, and then select Start.
  • In the same way, press and hold the WPS button on your router till a light starts to blink.
  • Within three minutes, your printer will be connected to the router.
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HP Printers are highly configured printers that can efficiently print high-quality documents with clarity in just a few seconds.

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Follow these steps to print your document in Windows OS using an HP Printer:

  • Open the required document.
  • Press Ctrl + P button simultaneously on your keyboard in order to open the Print window.
  • Note: You can also open the Print Window by accessing the File menu and clicking on the Print option.
  • Go to the Printer Properties.
  • Modify the settings in the Properties menu according to your requirements such as alignment of the pages, margin, number of copies, or range of pages.
  • After modifying the settings, click on the OK or Print button to print the document.

It is not mandatory that only a Windows user can print the documents using an HP Printer. It is as same as easy to print in Mac OS compared to Windows. It doesn't matter either you are a Windows or Mac user; you can print your documents just in a few seconds.

Follow these steps to print your document in Mac OS using HP Printer:

  • Open the desired document.
  • Press Command + P button at the same time on the keyboard to open the print window.
  • Note: The Print Window can also be opened by clicking on the Print option accessible in the File menu.
  • Select the connected HP Printer through which you want to print the document.
  • Change the configurations according to your necessities such as margin, range of pages, number of copies, or alignment of the pages.
  • Click on the Print or OK button in order to print the desired document.
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Don't worry! If you are having a Smartphone with you and want to fax, scan, or print the document. Nowadays, it is not mandatory to print the documents through a computer, desktop, laptop, or tablet because you can easily connect your HP Printer with a Smartphone and can print the documents.

Follow these steps to establish a connection between your HP Printer and a Smartphone to print the documents:

For Android Users

  • Open the Play Store and search for the "HP Print Service" keyword.
  • Download and Install the first listed application on the search list.
  • Open the downloaded application and select the document you want to print.
  • Go to the Menu option.
  • Select Print and modify the settings as per your requirements.
  • Select the Print option to print the document.

For Apple Users

  • Open the required document.
  • Go to the Printable section and select the Share option.
  • Touch on the "+" symbol to add your HP Printer.
  • Now, tap on the Print button to start printing.

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