HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Setup Guidance

HP LaserJet Enterprise M612X is a monochrome duplex printer. It is one of those printers from HP with the Duplex printing feature. The printer is so energy efficient and is also secure from any attempted hacking. The HP LaserJet printer is work efficient and it comes with a 550-sheet paper tray and a 1200-sheet input tray. It also has a print speed of 75 pages per minute. With the wireless and the Bluetooth interfaces, it steadies your printer performance. Now, let’s get into the HP Laserjet enterprise M612x setup process.

When you unbox the printer carton box, you will find:

  1. The LaserJet Enterprise M612X printer
  2. The User and the Installation manual
  3. The HP LaserJet Toner cartridge
  4. The printer power cord

Now we will be proceeding with the initial setup of the HP LaserJet M612X multi-function printer.

  1. Take the printer carefully from the carton box.
  2. Remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer and keep it aside.
  3. Press the open button seen at the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  4. Pull out the cartridge cover. Use the handle to hold it and gently place it down.
  5. Remove the HP black ink toner cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  6. Hold either side of the cartridge and shake it to distribute the toner evenly.
  7. Place the toner into the cartridge cover.
  8. Hold the handle of the cartridge cover and gently place it inside.
  9. Close the front door of the printer.
HP Laserjet enterprise M612x setup
  1. Pull out the paper tray from the printer.
  2. Move the paper guides to the extreme corners of the paper tray.
  3. Insert the stack of paper into the paper tray.
  4. You have to make sure you have inserted the paper evenly into the tray.
  5. Slide the paper guides to the edges of the paper and make sure it does not hold the papers tightly as it may lead to paper jams during a print job.
  6. Take the power cord from the sealed packaging and connect it between the HP Laserjet enterprise M612x setup and the power source.
  7. Press the power button located in the front door (right side) to turn on the printer.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Driver Download

Driver for HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Printer

Since this HP LaserJet printer does not come with the installation CD, you can download the driver from the HP support web page.

  1. Open a web browser on your computer, enter the HP support website URL in the address bar, and hit the Enter button.
  2. The page will redirect to the support page.
  3. You will see a search box on the page where you must enter the printer model number.
  4. On the left side of the next window, select the Softwares, drivers & firmware option.
  5. Select the type of operating system and click on the driver to download it to your computer.
  6. You can follow the onscreen commands and proceed with the driver installation to set up your HP printer.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Manual Download

User Manual for HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Printer

Though the HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x setup comes with the Installation guide and the user manual, you have another alternative. You can download the printer manual from the Official HP support page.

  1. Open the default browser on your computer.
  2. Enter the Official HP support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  3. Enter the printer model number LaserJet M612X in the search bar that is located on the right side of the support page.
  4. The printer page will open with other components.
  5. On the left side of the printer components page, you must click the Manuals button.
  6. On the right side, you will see a list of manuals that are available for the HP LaserJet M612X printer.
  7. Click the manual of your choice.
  8. The manual will open in pdf format in a different window.
  9. Wait for the page to load completely and click the Download icon.
  10. The HP LaserJet printer manual will be downloaded to your computer.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Driver Installation

  1. Once you have the HP printer driver downloaded to your computer, you can proceed with the installation.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded driver file from the browser’s downloads section.
  3. The HP driver installation will now start.
  1. Click the I Agree checkbox to agree to the Terms and conditions.
  2. Now, you have to follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. The driver will be installed on your computer.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Wireless Setup

Method 1: Using Wireless Setup Wizard

  1. You can use the wireless setup wizard from the printer control panel to connect the printer wirelessly.
  2. From the control panel, locate the Wireless button, select the Wi-Fi settings, and press the OK option.
  3. Select the Wizard and press, OK.
  4. The printer will search for available networks present.
  5. Select your router and enter the password in the control panel.
  6. The HP laser printer will be connected to the Wi-Fi.

Method 2: Connect With HP Smart App

  1. The HP Smart App is only applicable for mobile printing for Android and iOS devices.
  2. To perform the method, make sure the mobile is connected to the wireless network.
  3. Open the browser from your smartphone, enter the HP support, and press Go.
  4. Download and install the HP Smart App to your smartphone.
  5. Once you have completed the installation, open the HP Smart app and agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. Tap the + sign to add a printer and then select setup and add a new printer.
  7. You can proceed with the onscreen instructions to set up the printer to the HP smart app wirelessly.

HP Laserjet M612x Toner Replacement

  1. If you find out that the Toner cartridge is low, you will have to replace the Toner Cartridge. Follow the steps to do the replacement.
  2. Press the open button that is seen at the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  3. Gently pull out the cartridge drawer from the HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x setup.
  4. Hold the cartridge drawer by the handle and pull out the existing Toner cartridge.
  5. Remove the new Toner cartridge from the sealed packaging 
  6. Hold the edges of the Toner cartridge and shake it to distribute the toner evenly.
  7. Place the toner into the cartridge cover.
  8. Hold the handle of the cartridge cover and gently place it inside.
  9. Close the front door of the printer.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Scan Setup

The HP LaserJet Enterprise M612x is a monochrome laser printer and if you wish to scan using this printer, you won’t be able to do it, as this printer does not support scanning.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Scan To Computer

This HP printer doesn’t support the scan operation. So, you can’t scan any of your documents using this printer. However, it performs well in monochrome printing.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Scan To Email

You can’t perform the Scan to Email operation on this printer, as it is a monochrome laser printer that supports only printing. It does not support scan functionality.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Like any other printer, this HP LaserJet printer is also bound to face some significant errors. If there is an issue with the printer, then you will be notified on the same by an error message on the printer’s control panel display. The most common printer issues are paper jams and printer offline. However, by following certain troubleshooting steps, you can resolve the issues on your printer and get it back to work. We have some troubleshooting steps that would help you solve your printer issues. For more assistance, get in touch with our support members.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Offline Guidance

  1. There are times when your printer might go offline. The reason might be the pending print jobs.
  2. You have to delete the print jobs on your computer.
  3. Go to the Windows (Start) icon on the bottom left of your screen.
  4. Click the Control Panel option and then click the Devices & Printers option.
  5. Right-click the printer icon and click the option See what’s printing.
  6. Select the Printer menu from the menu bar.
  7. Deselect the option Use Printer Offline.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Paper Jam Error

  1. Every printer has its fair share in paper jams and the HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x setup is no exception.
  2. The paper jams occur in 6 places.
  3. The 5-bin Multi-bin Mailbox
  4. Output bin
  5. Tray 1
  6. Trays 2-5
  7. 2,100 sheet feeder
  8. Duplexer and fuser
  9. Make sure you remove all the parts of the printer.
  10. Gently remove the jammed paper. Also, remove the fragments stuck inside the trays and other slots of the printer.
  11. Open the back door of the printer. 
  12. If you find any paper jammed, you have to gently remove the fragments and the jammed paper from the printer.
  13. Close the slots of the printer and turn on the printer again.

HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x Paper Feed Problem

  1. There are some reasons as to why your HP LaserJet M612X is facing paper feed problems. The paper feed problem can occur due to one of the following conditions.
  2. Paper jam
  3. Paper is not loaded properly
  4. Paper guides are not set properly
  5. Excess papers in the trays
  6. Dirty or damaged rollers
  7. Gently remove the jammed paper. Also, remove the fragments stuck inside the trays and other slots of the printer.
  8. Close the slots of the printer and turn on the printer again.
  9. If the error is because of the uneven paper guides, make sure to move the paper guides to a proper location based on the paper type in the paper tray.
  10. Replace the tray rollers if they are damaged or worn out, or you can simply remove the tray gently and insert the tray back into the HP Laserjet Enterprise M612x setup.
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