HP LaserJet M209dwe is a monochrome laser printer designed to produce a high-duty cycle. You can quickly connect any wireless device to this printer as it supports wireless connectivity. The printer setup involves unpacking, loading print media, and installing the printer software. For detailed instructions about the HP Laserjet M209dwe Setup, go through the steps given on this page.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Unboxing Setup
If you are setting up the HP LaserJet M209dwe printer for the first time, follow these steps.
To begin with, unpack the printer from the package and take out the box contents.
Remove all the protective tapes and covers from both inside and outside the printer.
Next, connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the provided power cord and then turn on the printer.
On your computer, install the HP Easy Start app.
Run the setup wizard and carry out the on-screen instructions to establish the connection between your printer and computer.
Once the connection has been made, you are ready to access the printer remotely from the computer.
Before you begin printing any documents, load a paper stack into the paper input tray and install the tray cover.
Make sure to extend the output tray.
To verify the printer functionality after the HP Laserjet M209dwe Setup, print a test page.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Driver Download
You can download the HP LaserJet M209dwe printer driver by clicking the Driver Download button on this page.
Alternatively, you can get the driver from the official HP site by following these steps.
On your computer, launch the default browser after ensuring that you have a stable Internet connection.
Visit the official HP site and enter your printer's model number in the search field.
Hit the Enter key or click the printer model in the search result.
Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
Wait until your OS version is detected automatically.
In case your OS version is not detected or incorrectly detected, click on the Choose a different OS link and select the correct OS version manually from the drop-down menu.
Select the required driver from the list and click the Download button.
Now, the driver file should be downloaded to your computer then proceed the HP Laserjet M209dwe driver Setup.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Driver Install
Installing the HP Easy Start software:
First, turn on your HP LaserJet M209dwe printer.
On your Windows computer, download and install the HP Easy Start software. It is available for download on the official HP site.
If the device prompts for User Account Control, click Yes.
Connect your printer and computer via a USB cable.
In the HP Easy Start window, select the I have read and agree to the End User License Agreement and HP Privacy Statement checkbox and click Continue or Next.
On the Printer found screen, check if your printer has been detected. If not so, click the My Printer is Not Shown button.
Follow the on-screen prompts and establish the connection between your printer and computer.
Finish the driver installation and print a test page to verify the printer functionality after the HP Laserjet M209dwe Setup.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Wireless Setup
Before starting, restore the network settings to factory defaults if this is not your first-time setup.
Restart your printer and verify that it is placed close to your router.
Turn on your router and wait until it becomes steady.
Ensure that your printer's paper input tray is loaded with a paper stack.
Navigate to the printer control panel.
Press and hold down the Wireless button for at least five seconds.
Now, go to your router and press the WPS button until the connection process is started.
Check if the wireless light on the printer stops blinking.
Once the connection is made, connect your computer to the same wireless network.
Install the HP Easy Start app and follow the on-screen instructions.
If prompted, choose the Wireless connection option as your connection type.
Establish the wireless connection between your printer and computer.
Finish installing the driver by following the instructions in the setup wizard to get finish the HP Laserjet M209dwe wireless Setup.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Wired Setup
First, make sure you have a standard Ethernet cable handy.
Turn on the printer and ensure that you have loaded the paper tray with some plain paper.
Connect your printer and router using the Ethernet cable. This cable should be connected to your router's LAN port.
Next, connect your computer and router using another Ethernet cable.
Once the connection is made, run the printer software and follow the on-screen instructions.
If prompted, choose the wired network connection as your connection type.
Complete the HP Laserjet M209dwe wired Setup and verify the connection from the Network Configuration page. To print the page, press the Wireless and Information button at the same time.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Print Setup
Start by turning on your HP LaserJet M209dwe printer.
Load a paper stack into the paper input tray.
Connect your printer and Windows computer via a USB cable or over a wireless network.
Open the document on your computer and click the File menu.
Select Print from the drop-down list to open the Print dialog box.
Click on Preferences or Properties.
In the pop-up window, click the Layout, Paper/Quality, or Printing Shortcut tab to access the available print settings.
For advanced print settings, click the Advanced button at the bottom-right corner of the window.
After choosing the required print settings, click OK to return to the Print dialog box.
Finally, click Print to start printing your document after the HP Laserjet M209dwe Setup.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Troubleshooting
If your HP LaserJet M209dwe printer is not responding, troubleshoot the issue with the correct steps. Errors like paper jams and printer offline have to be resolved to continue printing. To avoid paper jam errors in the future, fan the paper stack before loading it into the paper tray. For assistance in resolving printer issues using the HP Laserjet M209dwe troubleshooting Setup, contact our technical support team.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Printer Offline
Is your HP LaserJet M209dwe printer offline? Check the connection between your printer and Windows computer.
To help you detect and resolve the connection issues, use the HP Print and Scan Doctor diagnostic tool.
Ensure that your printer has been set as the default printer on your computer.
In case it is not set as the default printer, open the Settings app on your computer.
Click the Devices tab in the Settings window and select the Printers & scanners option from the left-side panel.
Choose your printer's name from the displayed list and click the Manage button.
Click the Set as default button. This will make your HP LaserJet M209dwe printer as the default printer on your computer.
If the printer status is still offline, open Control Panel and click the Devices and Printers tab.
Right-click your printer's icon and select the See what's printing option.
Clear all the pending print jobs and click the Printer tab.
Deselect the Use Printer Offline option from the drop-down list.
This will bring your printer back online.
HP Laserjet M209dwe Not Printing
If your HP Laserjet M209dwe printer is not printing as expected, check the print settings.
Verify whether the print settings match the paper you have loaded into the paper input tray.
Next, check the print quality.
If the toner cartridge has been expended, replace it.
If the problem is with the printer software, remove and reinstall it on your computer.
You can also use the printer troubleshooter on your Windows computer to identify and resolve the printing issues automatically.
If no troubleshooting steps resolve the printing issue, reset the printer to factory defaults. And finally finish the HP Laserjet M209dwe Setup.