HOW TO PERFORM THE HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F SETUP?

The HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer ensures that your print operation is secure. It allows you to print from your devices over a wireless, wired, or USB cable connection. A dynamic security feature is used by this printer and it is updated periodically. To know more about the HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F setup and the other functions, scroll down this page.

HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F Setup

Step 1: Unpack The Printer

  1. Take the HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer and its components out of the box.
  2. Inside the box, you can find a power cord, user guide, and other components related to the printer.
  3. Unpack the printer completely and place it on a clean surface.

Step 2: Load Paper

This printer has two paper trays. You can load paper in the respective tray as required. The procedure given below will help you to load paper in Tray 2.

  1. Take the Tray 2 out of your printer.
  2. Based on the paper type you’re loading, adjust the width guides.
  3. Now, load a stack of paper in the tray.
  4. Align the guides correctly.
  5. Place tray 2 back into the printer.

Step 3: Connect The Network/Phone Cable

  1. If you wish to use your HP printer over a wired connection, then connect the network cable to the printer.
  2. Similarly, connect a phone cord if you wish to use the printer for the fax operation.
  3. Make sure to connect the cables securely.
  4. Do not connect the USB cable now. Connect it only when prompted during the driver installation.
  5. If you don’t want to use the printer for the fax operation, then you can skip this step.

Step 4: Turn The Printer On

  1. Get the printer’s power cord and connect your printer to an AC outlet.
  2. Turn on the printer.
  3. Once your printer turns on, set the basic printer settings such as language, location, date/time format, etc.
  4. Make sure to save the settings.
  5. If you have connected your printer over a network, then go to the printer’s web-configuration page using its IP address and make the required changes.

Step 5: Turn On The USB Port

By default, the USB port is disabled. To use your printer over a USB cable connection, you need to enable the USB port. To do so, follow the below instructions.

  1. Go to your printer’s Settings screen.
  2. Select the General option followed by Enable Device USB.
  3. Choose Enabled.
  4. If you’re using the macOS, then you’ll be prompted to connect the USB cable between the printer and your computer. Connect the cable and follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. On the other hand, for a Windows computer, complete the remaining steps of the initial setup mentioned below. After completing them, start to install the printer software on your computer. Connect your HP LaserJet printer to your computer using the USB cable only when prompted during the driver installation.

Step 6: Verify Printer Function And Udate Its Firmware

  1. You can verify your printer functions by printing the Configuration Page. 
  2. Tap on the Reports icon on your printer’s home screen.
  3. Select Configuration/Status Pages > Configuration Page > Print. Now, the configuration page will be printed.
  4. To update the printer firmware, download the latest firmware from your HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer’s official support page. After doing it, save the downloaded file on a USB Flash drive. 
  5. From your printer’s home screen, select the Support Tools option. Choose Maintenance > USB Firmware Update. 
  6. Now, insert the USB flash drive and follow the instructions displayed on your printer screen to complete the firmware update.

Step 7: Install The Printer Software

  1. To complete the HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer setup, you need to install the printer software on your computer.
  2. Open the printer driver file.
  3. Perform the on-screen instructions to reach the Connection Type screen.
  4. Choose the desired connection type and follow the on-screen instructions to connect the printer to the network.
  5. Install the printer driver to complete the setup.
  6. Finally, print a test page to check the printer functions.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F DRIVER DOWNLOAD

HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F setup for driver download - Download your HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer driver from this page by clicking on the Driver Download button provided.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F DRIVER INSTALL

  1. Open the HP LaserJet printer driver file on your computer.
  2. Accept the end-user license agreement.
  3. Choose the connection type of your desire when prompted.
  4. Follow the instructions to install the printer driver.
  5. Once the driver is installed, print a test page to check whether the printer setup is done successfully.
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HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F USB SETUP

USB Setup - Windows

  1. Initially, make sure that your HP printer is not connected to your Windows computer via the USB cable connection.
  2. Turn on your printer if it is turned off.
  3. Now, download the HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer driver from this page or from the printer’s official support page.
  4. Open the downloaded printer driver file to begin the software installation.
  5. When prompted, choose the Directly connect to this computer using a USB cable option.
  6. Connect your HP printer directly to your computer using the USB cable.
  7. Now, install the printer driver by following the on-screen instructions.
  8. Once the printer driver is installed, print a test page.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F AIRPRINT 

Before you print a document via AirPrint, check whether your printer and iOS device are ready. The below section explains how to how to print a document via AirPrint.

  1. Initially, make sure that your iOS device supports AirPrint.
  2. Check whether your printer firmware is up-to-date. If not, update it.
  3. Connect your HP printer and the iOS device to the same wireless network. 
  4. On your iOS device, open the page or document that you want to print.
  5. Tap on the Share icon.
  6. Select the Print option.
  7. Choose your HP printer if it is not selected.
  8. Set the print preferences as per your desire.
  9. Finally, tap on the Done button.
  10. Now, your printer will start to print the selected document.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F EPRINT

  1. The HP ePrint allows you to print a document or photo from anywhere on your printer. You just have to email the document to be scanned to your web-connected HP printer. The below section explains the same.
  2. Initially, make sure that your device satisfies the requirements to perform the print operation via HP ePrint.
  3. Check whether you have configured the HP ePrint via email for your printer. If not, do it by following the step-by-step instructions given below.
  4. Step 1: Enable Web Services
  5. Locate and tap on the HP ePrint icon on your printer.
  6. Select Setup > Yes.
  7. Now, the Web Services feature will be enabled on your printer.
  8. Step 2: Create an account
  9. To use the web-connected HP printer, you need to create an account.
  10. Open a browser and go to HP Connected.
  11. Create the account by following the on-screen instructions.
  12. In the Add a Printer dialog box, type your claim code and click on the Add button.
  13. Now, an email address will be created and displayed on the screen.
  14. Note down the displayed address and use it while performing the print operation via HP ePrint.

Print Via HP ePrint (iOS)

  1. Make sure that your iOS device is connected to an active Internet connection.
  2. On your iOS device, open the document that you want to print.
  3. Tap on Share > Email photo or Email document.
  4. In the given field, type the email address assigned for the HP ePrint service and tap Send.
  5. Now, the selected document will be emailed to your printer. Once the printer receives the email, it will start to print the received document.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F PRINT

Carry out the following instructions to print a document from your Windows computer to the HP LaserJet printer

  1. Turn on your Windows computer and the HP LaserJet printer.
  2. Make sure that the printer software is installed on your computer.
  3. Now, open the document or photo that you want to print.
  4. Click on the Print menu.
  5. In the Print dialog box, select your HP printer if it is not selected.
  6. Set the print preferences by following the on-screen instructions.
  7. Finally, click on the OK button.
  8. Now, your printer will start to print the selected document.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F SCAN

Scan to USB drive

  1. Turn on your HP printer.
  2. Connect the USB flash drive on which you wish to save the scanned document.
  3. Load the original document that you want to scan on the printer’s scanner glass.
  4. Now, select the Scan option from the printer’s home screen.
  5. Choose the Scan to USB drive option.
  6. Go to the Destination section and select the USB drive that is connected to your printer.
  7. Now, enter a file name and configure the other scan settings by following the on-screen instructions.
  8. Select the Save option.
  9. Now, your HP printer will start to scan the placed document.
  10. Once the scanning is done, a copy of the scanned document will be saved on the connected USB flash drive.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F FAX

  1. Initially, make sure that you have configured the fax setup.
  2. Now, insert the document that you want to fax in the ADF or on the scanner glass.
  3. Go to the Fax section of your printer.
  4. Select Fax.
  5. Type the recipient details and other information in the given fields.
  6. Set the fax settings as per your desire.
  7. Finally, tap on the Send icon.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F TROUBLESHOOTING

As soon as you encounter an issue while performing HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F setup, perform the basic solutions. If the basic solutions don’t resolve the printer issue, reset the printer settings to default. To do so, go to the printer’s Settings section. Select General > Reset Factory Settings > Reset > Reset. After restoring your printer settings, reconfigure them and check whether the printer issue is resolved. To get remote assistance in resolving your printer issue, contact our technical experts by clicking on the Call button provided on this page.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F NOT PRINTING

  1. Initially, check whether your HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F printer is turned on.
  2. Make sure that the printer’s paper tray has enough paper to perform the print operation.
  3. Check whether the printer and your computer are connected to the same network.
  4. Make sure that the correct printer software is installed on your computer.
  5. Try to restart your printer.
  6. Check whether your printer is set as the default printer on your computer.
  7. Make sure that you have selected your HP printer correctly while configuring the print operation.
  8. Reset the printer settings.

HP LASERJET ENTERPRISE M480F PRINTER OFFLINE

  1. Turn on your HP printer.
  2. If the printer remains turned off even after pressing the Power button on the printer’s control panel, check whether the power cord is connected securely.
  3. Reconnect the power cord if it is not connected properly.
  4. Restart your HP printer.
  5. Check whether the Use Printer Offline option is enabled on your computer.
  6. If yes, disable it.
  7. Reinstall the HP printer's full feature driver on your computer if you have installed the wrong or incompatible one. If you need remotre assistance to perform the HP LaserJet Enterprise M480F setup, click the call button available on the screen.
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