HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup Guidance

HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup

QUick Steps for HP OJPRO 8740 Printer Unboxing

Step 1: Take out the HP Officejet 8740 printer from its box.

  1. Remove the wrappers over the HP Officejet 8740 printer carton and open it.
  2. Take out the HP Officejet printer from the box and keep it on your desk. Make sure that the desk is clean before placing it.
  3. Remove the protecting tapes and packing materials from the printer.
  4. Raise the scanner lid at the top of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup.
  5. Remove the packing material and close the lid.

Step 2: Attach the power cable and set your preferences.

  1. Take the power cable given in the box and remove it from the package.
  2. Attach an end of the cable to the electrical port of the printer and power supply directly.
  3. Power on the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer by force pressing its power key.
  4. On the control panel of the Officejet printer, choose your language and country. Also, set the date and time.

Step 3: Load the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer’s input tray.

  1. Take a bunch of letter or A4-sized sheets and tap them on a flat surface.
  2. Tap the sheets on an even surface. Pull the input tray of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup and keep the sheets in it.
  3. Make sure that the packing material is removed from the tray before placing the sheets.

Note: Place the sheets with their printable side facing down.

  1. Fix the sheets by sliding the guides in the tray.
  2. Close the input tray.

Step 4: Fix the cartridges of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.

  1. Raise the access door of the ink cartridges.
  2. Now the carriage moves and settles at its place.
  3. Take the ink cartridges given in the printer carton.
  4. Remove the tapes and protective materials from the printer.
  5. Insert the cartridges into their slots of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
  6. Make sure that the color of the cartridges matches the slots.

Step 5: Launch the printer software.

  1. Launch the software of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer on your computer to complete the setup.
  2. Refer to the following topic to avail the software of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup.
HP Officejet Pro 8740 Printer Software

HP Officejet Pro 8740 Driver Download Guidance

The driver is the most essential factor which is used to perform the operations of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.

HP OJPRO 8740 Printer Driver for Windows

The printer software the Windows operating system is in the .exe format. The provided driver suits any versions of the Windows OS. Some of the latest versions of the Windows system has in-built printer software which lets to perform all the printer functions.

HP OJPRO 8740 Driver for Mac

The HP Easy Start application will get downloaded for the Mac operating system. The application includes all the software and tools which is used to execute the functions of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer. The software file is in the .zip format. You have to unzip the file to computerize the software of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup.

HP OJPRO 8740 Manual Download Guidance

The manual includes complete guidelines to set up the hardware and software of the HP Officejet Pro printer. You can also avail the instructions in the manual to execute any functions of the HP Officejet printer. The fax function of the printer will cause some errors at times. The printer manual has complete solutions to solve any issues that arise with the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup. The hardcopy of the manual can be found in the printer carton.

Install HP OJPRO 8740 Driver Software

  1. Check if you have downloaded the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer software on your computer.
  2. You can install the software only after downloading it.
  3. The software can be installed either by using the software CD given in the carton or the Driver Download buttons on this page. You can also avail the software from the manufacturer’s site for free.
  4. Open the driver file to start the installation process.
  5. Accept the terms and conditions when the display prompts.
  6. Follow the prompts and instructions on the display to install the printer software.

How to Change Ink Cartridge in HP OJPRO 8740?

  1. Firstly, open the access cover of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer’s ink cartridges.
  2. Once you open the cover, the carriage of the printer moves and settles at its place.
  3. Wait until the carriage becomes idle.
  4. Remove the access cover of the cartridge’s slot.
  5. Take out the cartridge from the printer which you need to replace.
  6. Unpack the new ink cartridge which you have bought from the manufacturer’s store.
  7. Insert the cartridge into the correct slot and close its door.
  8. Make sure that the cartridge is fixed into the slot properly.
  9. Close the access cover of the ink cartridge

HP OJPRO 8740 Wireless Setup

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer by force pressing its power button.
  2. On your Windows system, tap the Start or Windows menu.
  3. Go to Settings and select Devices.
  4. Locate the Printers & Scanners option and select it.
  5. Click the Add a Printer or Scanner option on the screen.
  6. Select the Show Wi-Fi Direct Printers option if displays on the screen.
  7. Find the name of your printer which includes the word Direct. Select the Add Device key near the name.
  8. Now an eight-digit pin appears on the control panel of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup.
  9. Type the pin on your computer when the system prompts.
  10. The HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer gets connected to your computer.

Where do I find WPS pin on HP OJPRO 8740?

  1. On the control panel of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer, tap the Wireless key.
  2. Locate the Settings option and select it.
  3. Choose Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  4. Follow the prompts on the screen.
  5. Now the WPS pin of your HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup appears on the control panel.

How to Print Envelopes on HP OJPRO 8740?

  1. Keep your envelopes for printing in the input tray of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
  2. Make sure that your Mac device and the printer are connected.
  3. On the display of your Mac system, search for Contacts and select it from the result.
  4. Choose the contact name which you need to print on the envelope. Locate the File menu and select it.
  5. Click Print. Change the print configurations and tap Print to begin the printing process.

Note: The print configurations include the Orientation, Layout, and Style.

How to Print Labels on HP Officejet Pro 8740?

  1. Turn on the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer by force pressing its power key.
  2. Load suitable labels in the input tray of the machine.
  3. Fix the labels by using the guides in the label.
  4. Locate the File menu and select it.
  5. Choose Print. Set the print settings for printing the loaded envelopes.
  6. Change the additional print settings if needed.
  7. Click Print to print the loaded labels.
  8. For more assistance to print labels with the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup, call our well-qualified technical experts.

HP OJPRO 8740 Fax Setup

  1. Let your recipient know that you are faxing a document.
  2. Keep your document for faxing in the respective place of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
  3. You can either use the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) or scanner glass of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup to keep the document.
  4. Configure the fax settings if needed.
  5. Tap the Black, Color or Send key to begin the faxing process.

HP OJPRO 8740 Scanner Setup Guidance

  1. Refer to the following steps to execute the scan function by using the HP Smart app on your Mac device.
  2. Install the HP Smart app on your system.
  3. You can obtain the application from the Apple Store app.
  4. Open the application after installing it.
  5. Choose the name of your printer and add it.
  6. Go back to the home screen of the application and select the Scan tile. Click Scan.
  7. Configure the scan settings as you like.
  8. Edit the scanned document and save it in the desired folder on your computer.

HP Officejet Pro 8740 AirPrint Setup Guidance

  1. The AirPrint feature is used to connect the HP Officejet printer to your Apple or Mac system.
  2. On the function panel of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer, tap the Wireless icon.
  3. Select the Network Settings or Setup menu.
  4. Follow the prompts on the screen & connect the printer to the network of your router.
  5. Connect your Apple or Mac device to the same network to which you have connected your HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup.
  6. The Officejet printer and Apple device are connected.
HP Officejet Pro 8740 Airprint Setup

HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshooting is the process of fixing any problems that arise with the printer. Refer to the topics below to fix some common HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer issues. If solutions for your printer issue are not given below, reach our well-qualified technical experts.

How to Factory Reset HP Officejet Pro 8740?

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer by force pressing its power key.
  2. Press the left arrow key on the printer until the Support Menu option appears on the screen. Tap OK to choose the option.
  3. Select Reset Menu. Choose the option which is related to execute the reset function.
  4. Now the printer turns off and resets to its default configurations.
  5. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup by using its power key.

Guide: HP OJPRO 8740 won't Connect to Wifi

  1. Check if your router is functioning properly.
  2. Make sure that the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer and computer are connected to the same network of the router.
  3. Reconnect the devices.
  4. Make sure that the printer is placed within the network range of the router.
  5. For more solutions to fix the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup will not connect to Wi-Fi issue, reach our well-qualified customer support team.

HP OJPRO 8740 Fax not Working Issue

  1. Check if the machine of your recipient is powered on and functioning properly.
  2. Make sure that the fax settings of the printer are configured correctly.
  3. Check if the telephone line cable is plugged correctly.
  4. Print a fax test report. Go through the report, find the issue and take necessary steps to solve it.
  5. Reset the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup to its default settings.
  6. Make sure that the scanner component of the printer is functioning properly.

HP OJPRO 8740 Airprint not Working Guidance

  1. Check if the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer supports the AirPrint feature.
  2. Disconnect the printer and computer if connected.
  3. Connect the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer and computer to the same network of your router.
  4. Restart the devices. For more solutions to fix the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer AirPrint not working issue, call our well-qualified technical support team

HP OJPRO 8740 Document Feeder not Working Issue

  1. Check for any paper stuck in the document feeder and remove them.
  2. Remove the sheets from the document feeder if any.
  3. Reload the feeder of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
  4. Clean the rollers of the feeder.
  5. Moisten a lint-free cloth with glass cleaner to clean the rollers.
  6. Reset the HP Officejet Pro 8740 setup to its default settings.
HP OJPRO 8740 Document Feeder not Working Issue
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