HP Officejet 2621 Setup Guide

To set up the HP Officejet 2621 printer setup, you need a power cable, installation CD, ink cartridges and a basic hardware setup manual all provided by the manufacturer. Follow these step by step instructions to set up and work with your HP Officejet 2621 printer.

HP Officejet 2621 Setup

How to Setup HP Officejet 2621 Printer

  1. Take the orange tape off the printer cover and keep the HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup on a flat surface.
  2. Remove the tape from the input tray, the printer's rear, and ink cartridge access area and recycle them.
  3. Gear up the printer’s connection with the power cord connected to both the printer and wall outlet.
  4. Pull the input tray out and equip it with the required paper.
  5. Unseal the ink cartridges from the package and remove the protective tape on it.
  1. Turn on your HP Officejet 2621 printer and wait for the control panel to be responsive.
  2. Open the ink cartridge door and position the black ink cartridge into the right side and tri-color into the left side.
  3. When the menu prompts for an ink cartridge alignment process, click OK and continue with the prompts to print an alignment page automatically.
  4. This ends the Officejet 2621 printer setup. Further will see how to download the driver and install it on your computer that completes the network setup of your printer.

HP Officejet 2621 printer Driver and Manual Download

HP Officejet 2621 printer driver and manual are essential for setting up the printer and accompany you with a set of instructions while troubleshooting the problems thrown by the printer if any. We have drivers individually for Windows and Mac and the same goes with the manual too. You can click the respective download link for Windows and Mac to get the printer driver and manual on your computer.

Download HP Officejet 2621 Printer Driver for Mac

The link provided below contains the latest version of the Mac printer driver that comes as a full feature package along with few inbuilt applications and tools to serve the entire purpose of the HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup during usage. With a single click, get it on your Mac computer.

Download HP Officejet 2621 Printer Driver for Windows

The driver provided in the link below supports almost all versions of the Windows operating system to connect the Officejet 2621 printer to the computer. Click the link, download the full feature driver and avail Diagnostic tool, Easy installation software, printer latest updates, and more for free.

Install the Driver for HP Officejet 2621 Printer

  1. Click the file downloaded through this website.
  2. The installer extracts the setup file and pop-ups a set of instructions to be followed and install the driver for Printer Setup.
  3. By installing the full feature driver, you can customize the options before installation.
  4. The scanner and printer drivers cannot be customized as they are needed for enabling the printer’s functionality.
  5. During the time of installation, the printer prompts for a network connection so that you can choose your preferred network.
  6. If you are using the software CD to install the driver, insert it into the CD/DVD drive of the Windows computer.
  7. Wait until the contents of the CD auto pop-up on the computer and then choose the driver setup file, which is in the .exe format.
HP officejet 2621 printer driver install
  1. Double-click the driver file, click on Run, Save or Open and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  2. Note that the driver file in the CD may not be the updated one.

HP Officejet 2621 USB Connection

When you do not want to connect your Officejet 2621 printer using a wired or wireless network or if you have only print jobs to do, then connecting the printer and computer using a USB cable is an ideal solution.

How to Connect HP Officejet 2621 with USB Cable

  1. Before connecting your printer to the computer through USB setup, check whether you have all the requirements ready.
  2. Power up your HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup and keep it in a ready to print state.
  3. The USB cable that you use should be less than 3m in length.
  4. Ensure that there is a USB port on the printer.
  5. If your printer contains a USB cable previously, then remove it and do not connect until it is needed to do so.
  6. Click Devices and Printers from the computer’s Control Panel.
  7. Right-click on your printer model and choose to click Remove Device. If there is more than one printer, remove them as well.
  8. Press Alt+F4 to shut off the window and install the driver.
  9. Download the driver from our website and when you are prompted to choose the connection type during network connection, choose USB.
  10. Print a job, Scan or fax a document whichever is supported by your printer to confirm that the setup is successful.

How to Install HP Officejet 2621 Ink Cartridge

  1. Make sure to turn on your HP Officejet 2621 printer.
  2. Place enough paper in the printer’s input tray.
  3. Take the ink cartridge that was provided to you with the printer and unseal it from its package.
  4. The Officejet 2621 printer contains two ink cartridges (Black and tri-color).
  5. Remove the orange tape stuck on the cartridge before you insert it into its slot.
  6. Seat the black cartridge into the right side of the slot and the tricolor into the left side.
  7. After the ink cartridges are installed, the carriage aligns and prints an alignment page.
  8. Click OK on the prompts that display on the printer screen and get the alignment page.
  9. The ink cartridge installation is now successful.

How to change Ink in HP Officejet 2621 Printer

  1. Locate the ink cartridge access door and access the ink cartridge slots.
  2. Pull the faulty, low, or empty ink cartridge(s) out of their slots and keep it aside.
  3. To do this, slightly press the cartridge slot lid down and release the required cartridge for HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup.
  4. Unseal the replacement cartridge from the package and peel the protective tape off.
  5. Insert the new one into the respective black or tri-color slot and close the cartridge slot lid.
  6. Load papers into the HP Officejet 2621 printer’s input tray and access the control panel menu of the printer.
  7. Print an alignment page manually and confirm the successful replacement of ink cartridge.

How to Print on HP Officejet 2621

  1. Print documents or photos from your HP Officejet 2621 in simple steps.
  2. If it is a document, open the desktop text application using which you want to print the content.
  3. Click on the File option under the Application Menu and then click the Print option.
  4. The Print window opens to choose the respective printer name. Now, click the drop-down menu and select HP Officejet 2621.
  5. Select the preferred settings such as orientation, paper size, resolution, and more in the Printer Properties tab and click Yes to confirm changes, and then Apply to be active while printing the job for HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup.
  6. Finally, click on Print and you can receive the output.
  7. If you wish to print photos, then choose the photo, right-click on it, select Open with Windows Photo Viewer or Paint and click Print.
  8. Now, when the Print Properties window appears, make necessary changes in the settings and save them.
  9. Click on Print again to obtain the printed photo.

How to Print Double-Sided on HP Officejet 2621

  1. Equip the paper tray with enough paper so that you can avoid page ordering issues.
  2. From the application or document that you intend to print, click the Print option under the File menu.
  3. Choose the HP Officejet 2621 printer in the drop-down menu available on the Print window.
  4. Click Printer Properties, Preferences, or Printer Setup and check if there is a Printing shortcut.
  5. Select the printing option as Print on Both Sides under the Printing shortcut tab.
  6. Navigate to Print on Both Sides or Two-sided Printing and select the Flip or Binding option as of how you want the printouts to appear.
  7. Click OkPrint. Take the printed sides out of the tray and align the stack.
  8. Let the printed side faces up and place the stack into the input tray, and then click Continue.
  9. Now, the printer prints the other side of the pages.

How to Scan on HP Officejet 2621

  1. Check if you have installed the required scan driver along with the full feature driver for your HP Officejet 2621 printer.
  2. If not, download and install it from the driver download link provided on this webpage.
  3. Be it a document or photo, if you are using the scanner glass, place either of it on the glass.
  4. From the printer’s control panel, either press the Scan button or tap the Scan menu on the screen based on what your printer supports.
  5. Choose the computer name and the type of scan job after which the scan initiates on your printer.
  6. Wait until the scan is complete and then look for the scanned folder to pop-up on your computer screen automatically.
  7. If you want to view the scan, click the file that has Scan in its name.

How to Enable Scan to Computer HP Officejet 2621

  1. Load the required photo or document on the scanner glass along the engraved guides.
  2. Look for HP in Windows search and select HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup.
  3. When the HP Printer Assistant opens, click Scanner Actions, and then Manage Scan to Computer.
  4. By clicking on Enable activates the Scan to Computer option.

How to Copy using HP Officejet 2621

  1. The HP Officejet 2621 printer uses the scanner glass for both scan and copy functions.
  2. So, place the document or photo’s original copy on the scanner glass.
  3. Press Copy, Copy Document, or Copy Photo on your printer’s control panel and alter any basic settings if required.
  4. Tap Settings for accessing more advanced settings.
  5. Tap Start or the Back button on the main Copy screen of your printer’s panel and then tap Start Black, OK, or, Start Color to begin the copy job.

How to Fax using HP Officejet 2621

  1. After you set up fax using the telephone line cord provided with your HP Officejet 2621 Printer Setup, follow these steps.
  2. Position the faxable document on the printer's scanner glass or ADF.
  3. The text portion should face down the glass if you are using the scanner glass as a medium to fax.
  4. Keep your printer’s input tray loaded with paper to receive the fax test report when printed.
  5. Dial the recipient’s fax number on the printer’s control panel along with the area code.
  6. Now, press the Send, Black, or Color button to initiate the fax.
  7. If you can hear high-pitched sounds on your phone’s receiver, then your fax is sent and received by the recipient.
  8. If you do not hear such sounds, then try resending the fax until you hear such high-sounds.
  9. Finally, a fax report prints stating that the fax is sent successfully.

HP Officejet 2621 Printer Troubleshooting

When you buy a printer, you prone to experience a few troubles through it. Problems such as Printer offline and Not printing seems to be commonly occurring with the HP Officejet 2621 printer. You can go through the instructions provided under the topics below and fix them independently.

HP Officejet 2621 Offline

  1. The first and best method to overcome the offline issue with your HP Officejet 2621 printer is to install and run the HP Print and Scan Doctor software.
  2. Launch the tool and click on Fix Printing issues diagnoses the network connectivity drops.
  3. It automatically fixes the problems if any and in case, manual intervention is required, you can follow the notifications on the same and can rectify it.
  4. Go to the control panel of your Windows computer, click Settings and then Network Settings.
  5. Under the Printer option, check whether the status is set to Printer Offline or Online.
  6. If it is Offline, enable it to Online and check if the problem is resolved.
  7. If these steps are not helping, then resetting the printer would be an ideal solution.

HP Officejet 2621 Not Printing

  1. If your HP Officejet 2621 printer setup suddenly stops printing, then immediately check the ink cartridge status.
  2. Also, analyze if you have made any recent changes to your printer so that it is malfunctioning.
  3. Check if your printer has encountered any paper jams previously and later was performing slowly and due to that it is failing to print.
  4. Restart all the devices connected to the printer including it such as the router and computer.
  5. Remove and reseat the ink cartridges once or twice and check if you can print.
  6. Disable the printer’s power connection entirely when it is active and enable it by re-plugging the cable back to the printer’s rear and the wall outlet.
  7. This will reset your printing system and the problems with your printer should be resolved by now.
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