Easy HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTER SETUP

The HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer setup is simple and easy to perform. Unpack the product box and remove all the packing tapes from the printer. Connect the printer to an electrical outlet. Set the basic printer settings and load paper in the tray. Followig that, install the ink cartridges in their slots. Finally, install the HP printer driver on your computer and connect it to a computer over a network or using a USB cable. 

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTER SETUP

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 FIRST TIME SETUP

Step-by-step instructions to perform the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer setup for the first time

Step 1: Unpack the printer

  1. Open the product box.
  2. Take out the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer from the box.
  3. Remove the packing materials and tapes from the printer.
  4. Place the unpacked printer on a table.

Step 2: Turn on your printer

  • Connect your printer to an electrical outlet.
  • Turn on the printer by pressing the Power button on its control panel.

Step 3: Set the printer preferences

  • Choose your preferred printer language using the navigation buttons available on the printer’s control panel.
  • After selecting the preferred language, press the OK button.
  • Similarly, select the date and time settings for your printer and then press OK.

Step 4: Load paper in the tray

  • Get a stack of U.S letter or A4 paper.
  • Pull out the input tray of your printer.
  • Slide out the paper width guides to their maximum.
  • Load the stack of paper in the tray.
  • Adjust the paper guides to align with the edges of the loaded paper and place the tray back into the printer.

Step 5: Install the ink cartridges

  • Open your printer’s ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait for the cartridge carrier to become idle.
  • Now, unpack the ink cartridges and insert them into their slots.
  • After installing all the cartridges, close the access door of your printer.

Step 6: Install the printer software

  • Open the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer driver on your computer.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions.
  • When prompted, choose the connection type of your desire.
  • Complete the driver installation and try a test print.

DOWNLOAD DRIVER AND MANUAL FOR HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 – DESC

The basic and full feature driver for the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer is available for download. You can download the printer driver and its manual freely from this page. Locate and click the Windows/Mac Driver Download button provided on this page to download the printer driver. Similarly, to download the printer manual, locate and click the Manual Download button.

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DOWNLOAD DRIVER FOR HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTER

  1. Locate the Windows/Mac Driver Download button provided on this page and click the button.
  2. Now, the printer driver available for your current OS will be downloaded.
  3. Once the driver is downloaded, open it and begin the software installation on your computer.

INSTALL DRIVER FOR HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTER

  1. Double-click on the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer driver file.
  2. Accept the user license agreement.
  3. When prompted, choose the software, connection type, and the other preferences as per your desire.
  4. Complete the printer driver installation by following the on-screen instructions.
  5. Once the driver is installed, try a test print.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 WIRELESS SETUP

The HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer supports the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct interfaces. The below section explains the wireless setup using the printer’s control panel.

  • Connect your computer to the same wireless network to which your HP printer is to be connected.
  • Now, turn on your printer if it is turned off.
  • Press the Wi-Fi button on your printer’s control panel.
  • Select Settings > Wireless Settings > Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Press the OK button.
  • Connect your HP printer to the wireless network by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Once the printer is connected to the wireless network on your computer, begin the printer driver installation.
  • Install your HP OfficeJet printer driver by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Finally, try a test print.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 FACTORY RESET

  • Turn on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer if it is turned off.
  • Choose the Setup option from your printer’s home screen.
  • Select Tools > Restore.
  • If any warning message is displayed on the screen, then press OK
  • Once the factory reset is completed, configure the printer settings from the beginning.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 FIRMWARE UPDATE

  • You can update the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer firmware in two different ways. 
  • Using the printer’s control panel
  • Using the Embedded Web Server (EWS)

Using the HP printer’s control panel

  • Go to the Setup menu from your printer’s home screen.
  • Select Tools > Update the Printer > Check Updates.
  • Press OK.
  • If a firmware update is available, it will be initiated shortly.

Using the EWS

  • Open the EWS on your computer.
  • Click the Tools tab. Navigate to the Printer Updates section.
  • Locate and click the Firmware Updates option.
  • Update the printer firmware by following the on-screen instructions.
HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 FIRMWARE UPDATE

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING – DESC

The troubleshooting steps to resolve the few printer issues are given below. To get remote assistance on the same and the other printer issues, contact our support team.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 DRIVER IS UNAVAILABLE

  • If you’re unable to find the printer driver, check whether the driver has been downloaded completely. If not, re-download the printer driver and then try to perform the software installation.
  • Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor diagnostic software to detect the cause of the issue and resolve it. Download the tool from HP’s official support site. Run the tool on your computer. Perform the on-screen instructions to fix the printer driver is unavailable issue.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 PRINTHEAD PROBLEM

If you encounter any of the printhead problem such as incompatible printhead, missing or failed printhead, printhead failure, printhead is missing, not detected, or not properly installed, etc., then try the following solutions to resolve it.

Solution 1: Power cycle your HP printer

  • Turn on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer if it is turned off.
  • Unplug the power cable from your printer while it is turned on.
  • Disconnect your printer's power cable from the wall outlet.
  • Leave your HP printer disconnected from the power source for 60 seconds.
  • After waiting for 60 seconds, reconnect the power cord into the printer and the wall outlet.

Solution 2: Update your printer firmware

  • If the printhead problem persists, update your printer firmware.
  • Refer to the firmware update section for the relevant steps.

Solution 3: Reseat the printhead

  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • Unplug the power cable from the printer. Make sure to unplug the cable while the printer is turned on.
  • Raise the carriage latch of your printer.
  • Release and lock the printhead.
  • Close the door.
  • Reconnect the printer's power cable and turn it on.
  • Check if the printhead problem is resolved.

Solution 4: Replace the printhead

  • Get a replacement printhead from HP.
  • Remove the old or defective printhead from the printer.
  • Unpack the new printhead.
  • Insert the new printhead into the printer.
  • Make sure to lower the latch after inserting the new printhead.
  • Install the SETUP ink cartridges into their slots and close the cartridge door.

Solution 5: Service your printer

  • If the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer printhead problem persists, then the issue might be with the printer hardware.
  • To resolve the hardware issue, you need to service the printer. 

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 ERROR CODES

Error codes indicate that your printer is encountering some problems with its hardware or software. Based on the error code displayed on your HP printer or the computer screen, the troubleshooting methods might vary. For example, if Alignment error is displayed on the screen, then perform the following troubleshooting methods.

Solution 1: Re-perform the alignment process

  • Make sure that the paper tray has enough paper.
  • Now, go to the Tools or Printer Maintenance menu of your printer.
  • Select the Print an Alignment Page, Align cartridge, or Align printhead option. 
  • Now, the printer will print an alignment page.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to complete the alignment.

Solution 2: Reset the printer

  • If the alignment process doesn’t resolve the alignment error, then reset the printer.
  • Refer to the instructions given on this page to reset the printer.

Solution 3: Replace the ink cartridge

  • If the Alignment error occurs due to a low or empty ink cartridge, then you need to replace it with a new one.
  • Check the ink level of your printer’s ink cartridges.
  • If the ink level is low or empty, replace the cartridges.

Solution 4: Clean the printhead or ink cartridge

  • Go to your HP printer’s Settings menu.
  • Select Setup or Tools menu. 
  • Choose the option that is related to clean printhead or cartridges.

Solution 5: Service the printer

  • If the Alignment error persists, even after performing the above troubleshooting methods, service the printer.
  • Contact your printer dealer or manufacturer to get your printer serviced.
  • Similarly, identify the error code displayed on your printer or computer screen and perform the necessary solutions to resolve it. If you need remote assistance in resolving your HP printer issues, contact us.

HP OFFICEJET PRO 8210 NOT PRINTING

  • If your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer is not responding to the print operation, then check whether the printer is turned on. If the printer is turned off, turn it on and then perform the print operation.
  • Make sure that you have selected the correct HP printer while configuring the print operation.
  • Check if your printer driver is up-to-date.
  • Download and run the HP Print and Scan Doctor software on your computer to resolve the HP printer not printing issue.
  • Using HP Print and Scan Doctor
  • Download and install the HP Print and Scan Doctor software on your computer.
  • Choose your HP printer.
  • Click the Fix Printing button when prompted.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to complete troubleshooting.
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