The new HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer is designed to be compact and perfect for small offices and workgroups. This multifunctional printer gives high productivity with the fastest two-sided printing. The printer setup is quite simple and easy if you go through the steps given on this page.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE UNBOXING SETUP
If this is the first-time printer setup, follow these steps to know more about the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer setup.
Unpack the printer from the package and take out the power cord from the box.
Remove the protective tapes and covers from both inside and outside the printer.
Make sure that you pull out the orange toner sheet gently from the printer. Open the front tray cover.
Next, install the paper tray and push it until it snaps into the correct place.
Slide the paper guides apart and fan a paper stack.
Load the paper stack into the tray and adjust it with the paper guides.
You can load 150 sheets at a time into the paper tray.
Close the top and front tray covers.
Connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the supplied power cord and turn on the printer.
On your computer, download the driver for your printer from the official HP site.
Run the downloaded driver file and follow the on-screen prompts to establish the connection between your printer and computer.
Finish the driver installation and verify the printer functionality.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE DRIVER DOWNLOAD
You can download the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe 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, remove any previously installed HP printer drivers.
Identify your OS version to choose a compatible driver while downloading it from the official HP site.
Verify that you are getting a stable Internet connection.
Launch the default browser and visit the official HP site.
Input your printer’s model number in the search field and hit the Enter key.
Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
Wait until your OS version is detected automatically.
If the OS version is not detected or else detected incorrectly, click on the Choose a different OS version link.
Select your OS version from the drop-down menu and click Update.
Choose the required driver from the displayed list and click the Download button.
If you are using Windows 10 or macOS latest versions, click the Install button next to the HP Smart app.
You have now completed the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe driver download.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE DRIVER INSTALL
The sections given below describe the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe driver installation.
Launching the HP Easy Start software:
Before starting, verify that your computer is connected to your local wireless network.
Once you have downloaded the HP Easy Start software from the official HP site, open the Downloads folder on your computer.
Double-click the setup file to run the software.
For Windows users, click Yes if the device prompts for User Account Control.
For Mac users, enter your Mac administrator password when prompted and click Continue or Next.
Installing the HP Easy Start software:
In the HP Easy Start window, agree to the EULA and click Next.
Ensure that your printer is turned on.
Connect your HP printer to your wireless network by following the on-screen prompts.
Choose your printer’s name from the displayed list and verify the wireless settings.
Let HP Easy Start detect your printer once it has been connected to the same wireless network.
Finish the rest of the on-screen instructions and complete the driver installation.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE WIRELESS SETUP
Preparing the Wireless Setup Mode:
Before starting, verify that you have completed the basic printer settings.
Place the printer close to your router to avoid Wi-Fi interference and connection issues during the setup.
Turn on your printer and navigate to its control panel.
Press down the Information button for at least 3 seconds.
Next, press and hold down the Wi-Fi and Cancel buttons simultaneously until the front light becomes purple and pulses. This signal indicates that your printer has entered into Wireless Setup Mode.
Installing the HP Smart app:
Connect your computer to your local wireless network.
Download and run the HP Smart app.
If prompted, sign in to your HP Smart account.
In case you don’t have an HP account, create a new one.
Click on the Plus sign or Add icon at the top and add your printer.
Once the printer has been detected, connect it to the same wireless network (to which your computer is connected) by following the on-screen instructions.
You can see a confirmation message once the printer has been connected to your wireless network.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE WIRED SETUP
To perform the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe wired setup, follow these steps:
Make sure that you have a standard Ethernet cable handy.
Verify that your computer is connected to your router.
Next, connect your printer and router using the Ethernet cable.
Turn on your printer and print a network configuration report to verify the wired network connection.
On your computer, download the HP Smart app. Run the downloaded file to begin the installation.
Add your printer, choose the Ethernet option as your connection type, and complete the wired setup.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE PRINT SETUP
Before starting the print setup:
Ensure that you have turned on the HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer.
Check whether you have loaded the paper tray with legal plain paper.
Ensure that you have installed the compatible printer software on your Windows computer.
Connect your printer and computer over a wireless network or via a USB cable.
Printing a document:
On your computer, open the print application and then the document.
Select the Print option from the File menu.
Choose your printer’s name from the drop-down menu in the Print dialog box.
Click on Properties or Preferences. This action will open the Printer Properties window.
Verify that the print settings are selected as required. If not, select the necessary settings manually and click OK.
Finally, click the Print button in the Print dialog box to print your document.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE SCAN SETUP
Using the HP Smart app:
Download and run the HP Smart app on your computer.
Establish the connection between your printer and your computer during the HP Smart app installation.
Next, place the original document you wish to scan on the scanner glass.
On your computer, launch the HP Smart app and click the Scan tile.
Click on Get Started to open the Scan window.
If necessary, change the auto-enhancement settings.
Click the Scan icon to preview the scanned document.
Click the Done button and select Save.
Finally, click OK to scan your document remotely from the computer and save the file to the specified scan destination folder.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE COPY SETUP
First, turn on your HP printer and place the original document on the scanner glass.
Go to the printer control panel and press the Menu button.
Use the + and - buttons to choose the number of copies.
Also, select the lighter/darker setting for the current copy job.
After specifying the copy settings, press the Copy button to copy your document.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE TROUBLESHOOTING
If your HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer is not responding, troubleshoot the issue after identifying the actual cause.
Sometimes, restarting your printer might resolve the printer error.
For connection issues, check the USB cable connected at both end ports.
For network issues, check the Wi-Fi connection status.
Some common errors, like paper jam, printer offline, and connection errors, occur due to incomplete software installation and improper maintenance of the printer.
If you need assistance in resolving printer issues, click the Call button on this page and connect with our technical experts.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE PRINTER OFFLINE
Is your HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer offline? Check the connection between the devices.
In most cases, the printer goes offline when there is a communication breakdown.
Verify that your HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer is turned on. If not, turn it on.
On your Windows computer, open the Control Panel window and click the Devices and Printers tab.
Right-click on 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.
If you have not set the printer as the default one yet, right-click on the printer icon again and select the Set as default printer option.
If your printer is still offline, restart the Print Spooler service and restart the devices. This step will bring your printer online.
HP LASERJET MFP M234SDWE NOT PRINTING
If your HP LaserJet MFP M234sdwe printer is not printing as expected, troubleshoot the issue by following these steps.
First, check if the printer has been turned on while printing remotely from your computer.
Next, check the USB or Wi-Fi connection between your printer and computer.
Ensure that you have loaded the paper input tray with some plain paper.
On your computer, verify that you have selected the correct printer’s name in the Print dialog box.
Click on Properties to open the printer properties window.
Check the print settings and click OK. If necessary, modify any changes.
To check if the printing problem has been resolved, click the Print button.
If the problem persists, run the HP Print and Scan Doctor diagnostic tool to identify and resolve the printing issues automatically.
If none of the above troubleshooting steps fix the not printing issue, restore the printer to its factory defaults.