HP Laserjet M611x Setup

HP LaserJet M611X is a multi-functional printer, specially designed in a way to protect itself from attacks in real-time. The HP printer will Automatically monitor threats, detect any intrusions, and validate the Operating software. It is the perfect work printer where it can print up to 65 pages per minute and has a wide range of paper-handling options suited for you. The HP LaserJet M611X is considered to be one of the best printers coming from HP at present.

When you unbox the printer from the carton box, you will find other important accessories.

  1. The HP LaserJet Multi-function printer
  2. The Power cord
  3. The User and Installation guide
  4. The HP Black LaserJet toner cartridge

Now we will be proceeding with the initial HP Laserjet M611x setup.

  1. Make sure that you have set a proper location to place the printer.
  2. Lift the printer with extra help because the printer will be a little heavy.
  3. Place the printer in a secluded place where there is no direct sunlight.
  4. Remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer and keep it aside.
  5. Press the open button that is seen on the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  6. Pull out the cartridge cover and using the handles, gently place it down.
  7. Remove the HP black ink toner cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  8. Hold both ends of the cartridge and shake to distribute the toner evenly.
  9. Place the toner into the cartridge cover.
  10. Hold the handle of the cartridge cover and gently place it inside.
  11. Close the front door of the HP printer.
HP Laserjet M611x Setup
  1. Pull out the paper tray from the printer.
  2. Lift the orange level and move the paper guides to the extreme corners of the paper tray.
  3. Insert the stack of papers into the paper tray.
  4. Make sure that you have inserted the papers 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. Now, the initial setup is complete.
  7. Take the power cord from the sealed packaging and connect it to the HP Laserjet M611x setup and the power source.
  8. Press the power button located in the front door (right side) to turn on the printer.

HP Laserjet M611x Driver Download

Driver for HP Laserjet M611x Printer

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

  1. Make sure the printer is attached to your computer.
  2. Open the web browser and enter the HP support website in the address bar, hit the Enter button.
  3. The page will redirect to the support page.
  4. You will see a search box on the page where you must enter the printer model number.
  5. The page will open to a new set of options for your printer.
  6. On the left side of the windows, you will see 6 options: How To, Product information, Manuals, Troubleshooting, Softwares, drivers & firmware.
  7. Select the Softwares, drivers & firmware option.
  8. Select the type of operating system and the driver required, and click the Enter button.
  9. The driver will be seen on the next page, click on the driver to download it to your computer.
  10. You can follow the onscreen commands and proceed with the driver installation to set up your HP printer. Make sure the printer is attached to your computer.

HP Laserjet M611x Manual Download

HP Laserjet M611x User Manual

Though the HP Laserjet M611x setup comes with the Installation guide and the user manual, you have another alternative. You can download the printer manually from the Official HP support page.2

  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 M611X in the search bar that is located at 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 M611X printer.
  7. Click the manual of your choice.
  8. The manual will open in the PDF format in a different window.
  9. Wait for the page to load completely.
  10. Click the Download button displayed at the top-right corner of the page.
  11. The HP LaserJet printer manual will be downloaded to your computer.

HP Laserjet M611x Driver Installation

Once you have the HP printer driver downloaded to your computer, you can proceed with the installation.

  1. Double-click on the downloaded driver file in the browser’s downloads section. The HP driver installation will now start.
  2. Click the I Agree checkbox to agree to the Terms and conditions.
  1. All you have to do now is to follow the onscreen instructions.
  2. The driver will be installed on your computer.

HP Laserjet M611x Wireless Setup

  1. You need a computer running on a compatible OS.
  2. Ensure that the computer is paired to the same network you will be setting up your printer to.
  3. Make sure there are no interferences between the router, printer, and computer.
  1. Place the printer within the range of the router so you can avoid any disconnection problems.
  2. Turn on your printer after seeing all the steps mentioned above.
  3. There are two methods by which you can connect the HP Laserjet M611x setup to a Wireless network.

Method 1: Using Wireless Setup Wizard

  1. You can use the wireless setup wizard from the printer control panel.
  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 the available networks present.
  5. Select your printer and enter the password from 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 printing from Android and iOS devices.
  2. Make sure the mobile is connected to the wireless network.
  3. Open the browser from your smartphone, launch the HP support page, press Go.
  4. Locate and download the HP Smart App to your smartphone.
  5. Once you have completed the installation, you can 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 instructions that appear on the screen for setting up the printer on the HP smart app wirelessly.

HP Laserjet M611x Toner Replacement

If you find out that the Toner cartridge is low, you will have to replace it. Follow the steps to do the replacement.

  1. Press the open button that is seen on the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  2. Gently pull out the cartridge drawer from the HP Laserjet M611x setup.
  3. Hold the cartridge drawer by the handle and pull out the existing toner cartridge.
  4. Remove the new toner cartridge from the sealed packaging 
  1. Hold the edges of the new cartridge and shake it to distribute the toner evenly.
  2. Place the toner into the cartridge cover.
  3. Hold the handle of the cartridge cover and gently place it inside.
  4. Close the front door of the HP printer.

HP Laserjet M611x Scan Function Guidance

HP Laserjet M611x Scan To Computer

  1. Load the document in the HP printer’s document feeder.
  2. Open the HP printer driver that is installed on your computer.
  3. Click the Scan option on the top pane of the printer window.
  4. Click the Scan a Document or Photo option.
  5. You can make the necessary adjustments to the scan settings.
  6. Click the Scan button.
  7. The document will be scanned, and you can see the output on your computer connected to it.

HP Laserjet M611x Scan To Setup

To set up the HP LaserJet M611X printer to scan, you have to use the driver that you had already installed on your computer.

  1. There are two ways by which you can scan on your HP LaserJet M611X printer.
  2. Using the Scanner Glass
  3. Using the Document Feeder
  4. You also have other methods to scan to choose from, using Scan to Email, Scan to the computer.

HP Laserjet M611x Scan To Email

You also have the option of scanning to email. For instance, let us see the steps to set up a scan in Windows Live Mail.

  1. If you have an account with outlook.com, live.com, hotmail.com or msn.com, just sign in to your PC. 
  2. Click the Windows (Start) icon located at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
  3. Open the Mail app.
  4. If you have a different email  with an email address like Gmail or Yahoo, follow the steps to add.
  5. Click the Windows (Start) icon located at the bottom-left corner of the desktop.
  6. Open the Mail app. Select the Settings option located on the right side of the page.
  7. Click the Accounts option and click Add an account on the printer control panel.
  8. Select the type of account.
  9. Enter the email address and password for the email account, and then click the Connect button.

HP Laserjet M611x Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Your HP LaserJet printer is bound to face some major errors. When you have a jam error in Tray 1, you will find one of the following errors.

  1. 13.A1.FF error
  2. 13.A1.A1 error
  3. 13.A1.D1 error
  1. You have no other option than removing the paper jams that have occurred in Tray 1 and Tray 2.
  2. Gently remove the jammed paper and the fragments stuck inside the trays and other slots of the printer.
  3. Close the slots of the printer and turn on the printer again.
HP Laserjet M611x Troubleshooting

HP Laserjet M611x Offline Guidance

  1. There are times when your printer goes offline, and it might be because of the too many pending print jobs.
  2. You have to delete the print jobs in the HP driver that is installed on your computer.
  3. And follow the steps to bring the HP LaserJet M611X printer back online manually.
  4. Go to the Windows (Start) icon at the bottom-left of your screen.
  5. Click the Control Panel option and then click the Devices & Printers option.
  6. Right-click the printer with the question that says, ‘See what’s printing?’.
  7. Select the printer from the menu bar.
  8. Right-click on the printer name and select the Use Printer Online option.

Fixed: HP Laserjet M611x Paper Jam Error

  1. Every HP Laserjet M611x setup has its fair share in paper jams, and the HP LaserJet M611X is no exception.
  2. The paper jams usually occur in 6 places.
  3. The –bin Multi-bin Mailbox
  4. Output bin
  5. Tray 1
  6. Trays 2-5
  7. 2,100 sheet feeder
  8. Duplexer and fuser
  9. Remove all the parts of the printer. Gently remove the jammed fragments inside the printer.
  10. Power up the printer and check if the issue has been solved.

Solved: HP Laserjet M611x Paper Feed Problem

There are some reasons as to why your HP LaserJet M611X is facing paper feed problems. The paper feed problem can occur due to one of the following conditions.

  1. Paper jam
  2. Paper is not loaded properly
  3. Paper guides are not set properly
  4. It can be because of the humidity environment
  5. Excessive papers in the trays
  6. Dirty or damaged rollers
  7. Clear all the jammed paper from the trays, slots, and other parts of the printer.
  1. If the error is because of the humidity, remove the top 10 sheets from the stack of paper.
  2. Arrange the papers evenly and close the paper tray.
  3. 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 and size in the paper tray.
  4. Replace the tray rollers if they are damaged or worn out.
  5. Remove the tray gently and insert it back into the HP Laserjet M611x setup.