HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup Technical Guide

The HP Officejet Pro 6970 is an easily affordable printer. You can enjoy the features of your HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup after setting it up. Carry out the step by step procedure in the following topic to set the hardware and software of your HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer. You can also find the troubleshooting methods in the following topics to solve the printer issues.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup

How to Setup or Install HP Officejet Pro 6970

  1. Once you purchase the printer, check if it is properly sealed.
  2. Unseal the printer box and ensure the printer components are provided in it.
  3. Take the printer from the box and place it on a flat surface.
  4. Remove the packing materials and protective tapes from the printer.
  5. Connect the power cable to the appropriate port of the printer and power supply.
  6. Turn on the printer by force pressing its power button.
  1. Configure the preferences on the control panel of the printer.
  2. Load the input tray with suitable and enough papers.
  3. Unpack the ink cartridges provided in the printer package.
  4. Insert the cartridges into the respective slots.
  5. Print an alignment sheet and arrange the cartridges.
  6. Download and install the printer driver on your computer.
  7. Connect the devices and complete the first time printer setup.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Drivers Download

Get the recently launched HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup driver on your computer or laptop from this website. We provide the recent version of the printer driver from the Driver Download button. Click on the button and start the download process. Once you download the driver, you can locate it in the desired folder on your computer or laptop.

Install HP Officejet Pro 6970 Driver

  1. Install the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer driver after downloading it.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded HP printer driver file to install it.
  3. Select the mode of connection between your printer and computer based on the specifications of the devices.
  4. Follow the guidelines on the computer’s display and complete the installation process.
  5. Once you install the printer driver, you can undergo all the functions of your HP Officejet 6970 printer.
  6. For more guidance to install the printer driver on your computer, get in touch with our technical team.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Wifi Direct

The Wi-Fi Direct method is one of the essential methods in connecting your printer and computer. Carry out the step by step procedure in the following topic to configure the Wi-Fi Direct feature on your printer.

How to Connect HP Officejet Pro 6970 to Wireless

  1. Ensure your HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup is powered on and ready to perform printer functions.
  2. Click the Start menu on your computer display.
  3. Go to Settings and select Devices.
  4. Choose the Printers & Scanners option.
  5. Click Add a Printer or Scanner --> Show Wi-Fi Direct printers.
  6. Find & select the name of your printer which starts with the word Direct.
  7. Click the Add Device button present near the name of your printer.
  8. Now the printer displays an 8-digit PIN.
  9. Enter the PIN on your computer when prompts.
  10. Thus the devices are connected using the Wi-Fi Direct option.

HP officejet Pro 6970 Wireless Printing

  1. Check if your router is enabled and provides an active internet connection.
  2. On the control panel of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer, tap the Wireless icon.
  3. Select Setup --> Wireless Settings --> Wireless Setup Wizard.
  4. Pick the network name of your router.
  5. Provide the network password if prompts.
  6. Tap Done.
  7. Download the printer driver on your computer if you have not installed yet.
  8. Choose the wireless connection method while installing the printer driver.
  9. Go through the guidelines on the computer display and connect the devices.
  10. Now you can print your document from the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer.

How to Connect HP Officejet Pro 6970 to Computer

  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer if connected.
  2. Type Devices in the search bar on your computer.
  3. Click the Devices and Printers option.
  4. Select your printer name and click Remove Device.
  5. Download the HP OJPro6970 printer driver on your computer if you have not installed it.
  6. Choose the connection method as wired while installing the driver.
  7. Select the USB method.
  8. Now the printer and computer are connected.
  9. For more guidance on how to connect the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and computer, get in touch with our technical team.

How to Connect HP Officejet Pro 6970 to Mac

  1. Power on your router and check if it has an active internet connection.
  2. On the function panel of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup, tap the Wireless icon.
  3. Select Setup --> Wireless Settings --> Wireless Setup Wizard.
  4. Pick the network name of your router.
  5. Provide the network name when the system prompts.
  6. Download the printer driver on your Mac device if you have not installed yet.
  7. If you install the recent version of the printer driver on your computer, the HP Easy Start app installs automatically.
  8. Go through the guidelines on the screen.
  9. Select the Add Printer option.
  10. Go to the Use or Print Using menu and select the name of your printer. Finally, tap Add and connect the devices.

How to Install Ink Cartridge in HP Officejet Pro 6970

The simple and easy step by step procedure on how to install ink cartridges on the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer is given in the following topic.

  1. Lift the ink cartridge access door at the top of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup.
  2. The carriage moves and becomes idle.
  3. Wait until the carriage settles.
  4. Ensure the input tray is loaded with suitable papers.
  5. Unpack the new ink cartridges and remove the protective tapes on it.
  6. The copper-colored contacts and ink nozzles of the cartridges should not be touched.
  7. Insert the cartridges into the corresponding slots.
  8. Close the ink cartridge access door and complete installing the ink cartridges in the printer.
  9. For more guidance to install the ink cartridges, contact our technical team.

How to Check Ink Levels of the HP Officejet Pro 6970

  1. On the control panel of the HP Officejet Pro6970 printer, tap the Ink Drop, Cartridge or Ink Levels menu.
  2. Now the ink level displays on the screen.
  3. On your Windows system, utilize the HP Print & Scan Doctor app to check the ink level.
  4. You can also check the level in the printer software on your computer.
  5. Type HP in the search field on your computer.
  6. Pick your printer name.
  7. Go to Maintain Your Printer.
  8. Click the Estimate Ink Level tab and know the ink level of the cartridges.

How to Print Envelopes on HP Officejet Pro 6970

  1. Open the output and input tray of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup.
  2. Place enough envelopes you need to print with the print side facing down.
  3. Go to the File menu and click Print.
  4. Select the printer name and open the Properties dialog box.
  5. Click on the Printer Shortcut tab if available and configure the settings.
  6. Change the other print settings if needed.
  7. Finally, tap Print or OK and start to print an envelope.
  8. To get more guidance on how to print envelopes, contact our technical team.

How to Scan using HP Officejet Pro 6970

  1. Ensure the HP OJPro6970 printer and computer are connected to the same network of your router or access point.
  2. Download and install the HP Scan application on your computer or laptop.
  3. If you install the full-featured printer driver, the app downloads automatically.
  4. Keep the document you intend to scan on the scanner glass of the printer.
  5. Click the Start menu on your computer or laptop. Search for HP in the search field and pick your printer name.
  6. Now the HP Printer Assistant window opens.
  7. Choose Scan a Document or Photo.
  8. Change the Scan settings if necessary.
  9. Tap the Scan button and start the scan process.

How to Reset HP Officejet Pro 6970

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup by force pressing its power button.
  2. Wait until the printer turns on and becomes idle.
  3. Disconnect the cable from the printer and power supply.
  4. Wait for a few minutes and link the power cord to the respective port of the printer and electrical outlet.
  5. Do not execute the power connection using a surge protector as it can produce power fluctuations.
  6. Now the printer turns on automatically.
  7. If the HP OJPro6970 printer does not turn on, switch it on by force pressing its power button.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Troubleshooting

The troubleshooting methods are used to solve the issues that occurs in your printer. Carry out the troubleshooting methods in the following topics to fix the printer problems. You can contact our technical experts to solve the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer problems.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Offline

  1. Check the connection between your HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup and computer.
  2. Ensure the printer and computer are linked to the same network of a router or access point.
  3. Click the Start menu on your computer.
  4. Enter Control Panel using the keypad in the search field & click it.
  5. Select Devices and Printers. Pick the name of your printer.
  6. Click See What’s Happening.
  7. Choose the Use Printer Online option and solve the offline issues.
  8. For more guidance to solve the offline issues, get in touch with our technical team.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Won't Print in Color

  1. Remove the printer driver on your computer and install the current version of it.
  2. It is recommended to use genuine ink cartridges.
  3. On the operation panel of the printer, tap the Setup menu.
  4. Go to the Printer Maintenance menu.
  5. Select the Tools menu and tap Clean Printhead.
  6. Now the printer prints a test page.
  7. If the print quality is not good, tap Clean Again.
  8. Return to the Tools menu and select Clean Page Smears or Clean Smear.
  9. Undergo a print function and check if the problem is solved.
  10. If the issue persists, contact our technical team.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Problem with Printhead

  1. Turn on the printer by force pressing its power button.
  2. Lift the access door of the printer and take the ink cartridges.
  3. Open the handle of the latch and remove the printhead from the printer.
  4. Clean the printhead using a lint-free cloth with distilled water.
  5. Leave the printhead to dry for a few seconds.
  6. Reinsert the printhead and install the ink cartridges.
  7. Close the access door located at the top of the HP Officejet printer and check if the problem is solved.
  8. If the printhead issue continues, get more guidance from our technical team by contacting them.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Not Scanning

  1. Ensure the scanner components are working properly.
  2. Remove the original document from the printer if any.
  3. Lift the scanner lid and tap the Copy button.
  4. Ensure the scanner light is sliding properly.
  5. Reset your HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer Setup.
  6. Install and run the HP Print and Doctor app to solve the scanning issues.
  7. Delete the printer driver on your computer and install the recent version of it.
  8. If the scanning issue continues, get in touch with our customer Technical Guidance team.
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