HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Setup Guide

An HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F setup can print, copy, scan, and fax. It is a multifunctional printer that comes with a touchscreen control panel, Auto Document Feeder (ADF), automatic duplex printing, mobile printing, and high capacity tray.

Basic Setup:

  1. You need to unpack the HP printer first.
  2. Take out the printer supplies such as power cord, telephone line cord, setup CD, and user guide.
  3. Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  4. Unlock the rotating wheels located at the bottom of the printer.
  5. Pull out the paper input tray and load some plain paper with appropriate guide-width adjustments.
  6. Re-fix the tray and connect the network cable if you wish to connect the printer to a network.
  7. Connect the telephone line cable if you wish to use a fax.
  8. Connect the HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F setup to the electrical outlet using the printer's power cord.
  9. Configure the basic printer settings using the touchscreen control panel.
  10. Verify the printer functions by printing a Status page.
HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Setup
  1. Install the printer software on your computer using the setup CD that comes along with the printer during the first-time purchase.
  2. For mobile printing, download and install the HP ePrint app or any other HP printer apps from the Google App Store app or Apple App Store app.

HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Driver Download

A printer driver is responsible for transmitting the command from a computer to a printer. It acts as a communication bridge between them. If the setup CD is lost or damaged accidentally, you can download the printer driver by merely clicking the Driver Download button available on this screen. Otherwise, download it from the official HP site using the below-mentioned steps.

  1. On your computer, open the default browser and navigate to the official HP site.
  2. Type your printer model in the search panel and press the Enter key.
  3. On the support page, click the Software, Drivers, and Firmware tab and select the Choose a different OS link.
  4. Choose your desired OS from the drop-down menu and click the Driver-Product Installation Software button.
  5. Click the Download button near the installer file name to get the latest version of the printer driver.
  6. The printer driver will be download as a .exe file for the Windows and .dmg file for the Mac operating systems.
  7. After downloading the installer file, run it to complete the installation process.
HP Laserjet 700 Color Mfp M775f Driver Download

HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Driver Installation

Carry out these steps to install the driver for the HP LaserJet Enterprise 700 color MFP M775f printer:

  1. Before starting, turn on the HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F setup and check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
  2. Connect the computer to the local wireless network.
  3. Insert the setup CD into the CD/DVD drive of the computer to run the driver setup.
  4. Otherwise, download the printer driver from the official site and run the installation.
  5. Make sure to download the full feature software to access more functionality.
  6. You can also use the HP Easy Start software for installing the printer driver on your computer.
  7. Agree to the EULA and select the Directly to this computer using a USB cable option.
  8. Click the Next button and connect the USB cable between the printer and the computer when prompted.
  9. The setup wizard screen displays the Device has been detected message if the connection was successfully established.
  10. If you wish to connect the printer to the wireless network, plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the LAN port of the Wi-Fi router and the other end to the printer.
  11. Choose the Wired connection option as your connection type during the driver installation.
  12. After completing the connection, follow the rest of the steps provided on the setup wizard screen.
  13. Verify the connection by clicking the Print Test Page button.
  14. Finally, click the Exit button to complete the driver installation and share your printer to the network.

HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Wireless Setup

  1. For wireless setup, you need to install the HP Jetdirect 2800w NFC/Wireless Direct Accessory with the printer.
  2. It also enables the wireless direct printing feature that gives access to print wirelessly from mobile devices.  
  3. Before installing the HP Jetdirect 2800w accessory, remove the administration password on the HP printer and synchronize the host HP printer's local administrator password.
  4. Now, use the touchscreen control panel to configure the NFC and HP wireless direct parameters.
  1. Tap the Administration button and select the Network Settings menu.
  2. Tap the Wireless menu, followed by Wireless Direct.
  3. Select the Mode Off, On (no security) option.
  4. Tap SSID  Broadcast of SSID  Allowed.
  5. Select your desired channel and enter the passphrase to complete the wireless network configuration.

HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Firmware Download

Carry out these steps to download the firmware for the HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Setup:

  1. Open the default browser on your computer and navigate to the official HP site.
  2. On the support page, click the Software, Drivers, and Firmware tab.
  3. Choose your OS from the drop-down menu and click the Firmware tab.
  4. Click the Download button near the firmware name to download it.
  5. Make sure you download the latest version of the printer firmware.

HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting is nothing but resolving the errors.

If your HP LaserJet Enterprise 700 color MFP M775f printer displays any error messages or fails to perform any operation, try to identify the problem and resolve it using the specified troubleshooting steps.

You can refer to the user guide for some troubleshooting methods. Some common printer errors are printer Offline, paper jam, print job stuck, printer setup issue, scan issue, wireless error due to the incomplete installation, and improper maintenance.

HP offers a diagnostic tool, namely HP Print and Scan Doctor, for troubleshooting the printer issues through Online. 

Fixed: HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Offline Issue

Follow the steps given in this section to resolve the "printer is offline" error for the HP LaserJet Enterprise 700 color MFP M775f printer:

  1. First, check whether your printer is turned off or not.
  2. If so, check the hardware connection and turn on the printer.
  3. Check if you could print a job on the HP printer.
  4. If the problem persists, check whether you have loaded the paper correctly into the paper input tray.
  5. If you have connected the printer over the network, check the sharing settings on your computer.
  6. Open the Windows Control Panel and select Network and Internet.
  1. Click the Network and Sharing Center tab available at the top of the screen and select Manage advanced sharing settings.
  2. Under Change sharing options for different network profiles, click the Private drop-down arrow and enable the Turn on network discovery radio button available under the Network discovery section.
  3. Also, mark the "Turn on automatic setup of network-connected devices" checkbox.
  4. Now, check if the "printer is offline" error is resolved or not by printing a document.

Resolved: HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F Paper Jam Error

If your printer displays a "paper jam" error or if the print job is stopped suddenly due to a jammed paper, follow the below-mentioned steps to resolve the issue.

  1. In general, the auto-navigation feature will assist you in clearing the jammed paper by instructing the procedure on the touchscreen control panel.
  2. Otherwise, clear the jammed paper manually from the input trays.
  3. On the touchscreen control panel, verify the paper type and condition.
  4. Open the paper access door and adjust the paper guide-width firmly.
  1. Check for paper bits on the tray rollers.
  2. Clear the staple jams and jammed paper in the output bin area.
  3. Now, check if the error is cleared on the touchscreen panel.
  4. If not, restart your HP Laserjet 700 Color MFP M775F setup and print a test document.
  5. To avoid paper jam error in the future, load the paper into the paper input tray after fanning.