123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 6978 MANUAL
- 123 HP ojpro 6978 Printer setup.
- 123 HP Officejet pro 6978 Printer Driver Installation.
- Officejet pro 6978 installation for Windows OS.
- Officejet pro 6978 installation for Mac OS.
- 123 HP ojpro 6978 Wireless setup & Installation.
- HP setup ojpro 6978 Wi-Fi protected setup.
- 123 HP ojpro 6978 Printer troublshooting.
Setup & Install
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123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 6978 PRINTER SETUP
HP OFFICEJET PRO 6978 PRINTER SETUP AND INSTALLATION
Unpacking the printer out of its packaging and keeping the power cables ready for connection. Now place the cords firmly in the wall sockets so that the devices do not have loose connections or power problems. Press the Home button on the left corner of the printer when you connect the cords. Download the Hp Oficejet pro 6978 manual which will guide you for the printer setup with ease.
How do I configure the printer?
- If you first switch on the printer, it may make some noise.
- Once you see the home screen, use the arrows to pick the language, country and region next to the printer control panel. Press the OK button now.
- The printer will now be displayed when the ink cartridges are inserted.
- Lift the cover of the ink cartridge with the cutouts at the sides of your printer.
- See the labeling on the back of the cartridge and initially install the tri-color cartridge.
- Remove the protective tape covering the electrical contacts and ink nozzles. (NOTE: the color on the locking heels should be matched by the color shown on cartridges.) Push the ink cartridges slowly into their slots.
- Install the black cartridge using the same process.
- Once you’ve finished installing the original HP cartridges, the Control Panel displays a message box. Click OK Load the input tray stack of paper. The printer is now printing an alignment page.
- Once the alignment page is printed, scan the pace print side down on the scanner glass.
- After the alignment page is scanned, the’ Fitting Successful’ message box is displayed in the control panel of the printer. To continue, press Ok button.
- Users can now connect their printer wirelessly or via Ethernet or USB to a network.
After the basic setup is finished, install the printer software by visiting 123.hp.com or inserting the printer CD. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation of the printer. The driver software can be downloaded from the 123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 Driver or 123.hp.com / 6978 website.
123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 6968 Printer Driver Installation
While installing the 123.hp.com/setup 6978 you’ll need to temporarily connect a USB cable between your printer and pc.
Officejet pro 6978 installation for Windows OS
You will need a operating system of windows 7 or above in order to use the downloadable driver from 123hp.com/setup site.
Officejet pro 6978 installation for MAC OS
Connecting the 123HP officejet pro 6978 to the apple device requires a version above 7.
If the device is not connected through USB or printer connected to wireless
Click on Settings icon on the printer display and proceed to navigate to the option wireless setup wizard
Find out the desired wireless network and then proceed with connecting to the network.
Once connected to the network you can print a network setting page and proceed with the driver installation for the MAC for your HP officejet pro 6978 printer.
123 hp ojpro 6978 Driver installation
Proceed to System Preferences in Apple Menu which will be available at the top.
Select the Print and Fax from Hardware Selection and go to (+) sign to add the printer.
Once the printer has been selected proceed with the installation and print a test page.
You can alse get the driver from the 123.hp.com/setup for the MAC os version you have.
When connected via USB
While the printer is detected via USB cable the settings of the OS will get auto detected and a generic driver will get installed.
The generic driver will not have all the features and hence you need to install the software from 123hp Officejet pro 6978.
The setup will direct you through the complete installation with the optimum settings accepted by the microsoft opearting system used.
The driver installation of officejet pro 6978 can be done more easily for windows 8, windows 8.1 & windows 10.
The drivers have versions and based on the windows operating system used the ease of access for the user increases.
If you are not able to connect then you can contact our technicians who will help you out with the fix.
When there is no USB available
When the microsoft windows device doesn’t have connected to the HP officejet pro 6978, it requires a manual setup of the printer to the wireless network and then proceed with the driver installation.
You have go to the wifi icon or button on the printer and then proceed with connecting the printer to the desired WIFI network.
Before proceeding with the driver installation you require the details of the WIFI network to which you wish to connect the HP officejet pro 6978 printer. Like the username and password.
Once detected by the micorsoft windows 8, windows 8.1, windows 10, windows 7, windows vista device, the IP of the printer need to be located.
Once the IP has been found the printer can be connected and the driver of the printer is available in 123.hp.com/setup 6978.
The specific drivers can also be found under the support hpcom website wherein you can download the specific driver required and used by you.
If there is any trouble following the procedure the technician here can help you to get connected to the HP pritner.
123 HP OJPRO 6978 WIRELESS SETUP & INSTALLATION
Users can print wirelessly from a smartphone, tablet, machine or other wireless devices with HP wireless direct – without even having to connect to the existing wireless network.
With the Wireless Setup Wizard, you can manage the wireless access to your 123.hp.com/ojpro6978 printer.
- Press the wireless icon on the control panel of the printer.
- Click the button next to the print configuration.
- By scrolling the Wireless Setup Wizard, click OK. Now the wizard looks for the list of networks available.
- See if your network name is available. If not, users can manually enter the network.
- Scroll to New Network Name and click OK.
- Enter the name and click OK.
- Use the WEP or WPA key on request.
- To confirm, click OK. The printer is now trying to connect to the network.
How to connect a new printer?
- Perform one of the following on the basis of the operating system you are using.
- Windows 8: Start – – > app bar – – > All Apps – – > Folder with printer name.
- Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: Start – – > All Programs – – > HP – – > Printer folder – – > Printer name.
- Choose Setup and Software of the Printer.
- Select Connect a new printer from the options list and follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
How to change the settings of the network?
- Press the Wireless icon on the printer’s home screen.
- Select Settings followed by Advanced Settings.
- Make the changes you want to the Advanced Settings menu.
- Now, follow the on-screen instructions to change the settings.
How do I change from a USB connection to a wireless network?
- Perform one of the following on the basis of your operating system.
- Windows 8: Start ––> app bar ––> All Apps ––> Folder with printer name.
- Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: Start ––> All Programs ––> HP ––> Printer folder ––> Printer name.
- Select Setup & Software Printer.
- Tap on Convert a USB connected printer to wireless.
HP SETUP OJPRO 6978 WI-FI PROTECTED SETUP
- Wireless 802.11/b / g / n network that includes an access point or router enabled by WPS.
- Wireless network connection or NIC (network interface card) computer or laptop.
- You should connect your computer or laptop to a wireless network that the printer is connected to.
PUSH BUTTON METHOD (PBS)
- Press and hold down the Wireless button to start the WPS button for a few seconds. The wireless light now begins to blink.
- Now, on your router, press the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button.
- It takes a few minutes for the printer to establish the wireless connection.
- Press the Wireless button on the control panel to view the men.
- When you see the printer in error or perform a job, wait until the printer completes the task and press the Wireless button.
- Select Settings from the display screen of the printer control panel.
- Now, tap Protected Wi-Fi Setup from the list of available options.
- If you have a Push button on the wireless router, tap Push and follow the instructions.
- If not, choose PIN and follow the on-screen prompts.
How do I connect to the printer wirelessly without a router?
- Switch on the direct wireless from the control panel of the printer.
- Touch the Direct Wireless icon on the home screen of the printer.
- Choose Settings if the Wireless Direct setting is Off.
- Select ON (No Security) or ON (With Security) again, to Wireless Direct.
- If the Wireless Direct is enabled, you can find the wireless direct and password.
- Click on the direct wireless icon on the home screen of the printer.
- To display the direct wireless name, select Display Name.
- Select Password display to display the password.
- Switch on your computer or mobile device wireless connection.
- Search for the desired printer and connect it to the direct wireless name.
- Enter the Wireless Direct password when requested.
- Try to print a mobile or computer document or photo.
HOW TO CONNECT HP PRINTER TO WINDOWS?
- Click on your desktop screen’s Start button.
- Type’ Add Printer’ in the menu bar search.
- A new dialog box will appear and ask what type of printer you would like to install.
- Choose Wireless network or Bluetooth printer to be added.
- Choose’ Use an existing port’ and click Next.
- If the USB connection is selected, select Add a local printer.
- Select the name of the printer from the list of available options and then click Next.
- A new dialog box opens to request that the printer driver be installed.
- Go to the Update tab for Windows and then tap HP or Hewlett Packard.
HOW TO YOUR MAC CONNECT THE HP PRINTER?
- To select the Network or Wireless menu, click Setup.
- Tap Wireless Setup Wizard from the list of available options.
- The wireless networks list is on the screen. Select the one you want to use.
- On request, enter the WEP password of the wireless network key.
- You will soon connect your printer to the wireless network. Once connected, print a test report to see whether the printer works correctly.
- Also, the MAC printer driver should not be installed separately. When you update the Apple device software, it will be installed automatically.
- Now use a USB connection to connect your HP printer and your Apple device.
- Connect other devices via wired or wireless connection to the Internet.
- Go to the Apple device menu option and update touch software. Otherwise, select Software Updates and choose About this Mac.
- Select Install now.
How to select your printer on your MAC?
- Open the menu of Apple and select System Preferences.
- Go to the Hardware Register and select Print and Fax.
HOW TO CONNECT THE HP PRINTER TO YOUR SMARTPHONE OR TABLET?
- Select the Network or Wireless menu on your device.
- Tap Wireless Wizard Setup. On request, enter the SSID and the WEP (password) key.
- Your printer will shortly be connected to the wireless network.
- Now print a test report to check if the printer is all right.
PRINT FROM A WIRELESS-CAPABLE COMPUTER
You can print wirelessly on your HP Officejet Pro printer using HP wireless directly without connection to a wireless network.
How to print from a wireless-capable computer (Windows)?
- Ensure that you switch on the HP Wireless Direct option.
- Now you need to turn on the Wi-Fi connection on your 123.hp.com/ojpro6978 printer.
- Connect to a new network from your computer as usual.
- Select the wireless network to which you want to connect. (NOTE: select the name of your Hp-Print0**-ENVY XXXX) printer.
- Enter a network security code when prompted.
- If your printer uses the network via USB, do the following.
- Do the following, based on the operating system you use,
- Windows 8: Start – – > app bar – – > All Apps – – > Printer Name – – > Utilities.
- Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: Start – – > All Programs – – > HP – – > Printer Folder.
- Select Setup & Software for the printer and then tap Connect a new printer.
- In the Connection Options dialog box, select Wireless option.
- Select the HP printer software from the list displayed.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to finish the process.
- Print the document that you need to.
How to print from a wireless computer (OS X)?
- Make sure your HP direct wireless is switched on.
- Switch AirPort.
- If you click on the AirPort icon, select the direct HP name listed as HP-Print-**-ENVY XXXX)
- Add your HP printer.
- In the System Preferences section, select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, depending on your operating system.
- Select the + (plus) symbol from the left corner of the list of printers.
Tap on the printer you want to use and then click.
123.hp.com/ojpro6978 PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING
Officejet pro 6978 printer does not print (no prints)
- If print jobs are stuck in the queue, then you cancel and reboot all documents in the queue. Try to print a page after the reboot process has been completed.
- If your printing printer is switched off, an alert message should appear on your computer screen. If it doesn’t, then the HP software you have installed has a problem. Uninstall and reinstall the software to prevent further problems.
- Checking whether all cable connections are secure and tight is always essential. If there is a loose connection, replace it with a new cable.
- If the blue light on the wireless icon doesn’t blink, you have to check the wireless connection of your printer. Try to print a wireless test report in order to diagnose and resolve your printer problems.
- Check whether the firewall software installed on your computer prevents your computer and printer from communicating. In that case, temporarily deactivate the firewall and continue with the print job. Switch on the firewall once the pages have been printed.
- If your 123.hp.com/ojpro6978 printer still does not respond to the above steps, try rebooting both the computer and the printer.
HP SETUP OFFICEJET PRO 6978 PRINTER SERVICE
- How to print from your iPhrint photos, documents, e-mails or other websites with any integrated iOS software solution from their iPhone.
- Make sure that you turn on the wireless icon before starting the print job and connect your 123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 to the Wireless connection network.
- Open the Wi-Fi settings on your iPhone to check whether you are connected to your 123.hp.com/ojpro6978 printer’s same wireless network connection.
- It should be noted that AirPrint can not support public wireless networks such as cellular data connections (3 G or 4 G), Bluetooth and hotspots.
- Go to the App Store and download a compatible iPhone printing application. Now, the app.
- Click the share button for the app and find the print icon.
- Go to the home screen to open the document, photo, email or web page, and choose the share icon. (You click on the Menu otherwise, then touch the Print option.) Tap Print Option after selecting the file.
- You will have to select a printer from the Printer Options menu.
- Select the printer you want to use.
- Change any print configuration, specify the number of copies to print and then tap Print option to get the work done in print.
When the printing process is complete, the documents or photos can be viewed by double-clicking on the Home button of your iPhone. Go to the center of the printer and select the document that was recently printed.
If something is missing or incorrect on the page
- Check the length of the USB cable and the location of the printer. Sometimes high USB-generated electromagnetic fields can cause slight distortions and spoil the printed quality.
- Shift your HP printer away from the electromagnetic field in that case.
- Use a cable that is less than 3 meters long to minimize the effects of the electromagnetic field is recommended.
How can I cancel the print job?
If you want to stop the printing process, you can use your iPhone in a jiffy.
- Press your iPhone’s home button twice.
- The open and working apps are displayed on the screen.
- Now select Print Center and tap on it.
Once the Print Center app is open, tap Cancel Printing to stop the print job.
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