HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Setup

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w is a non-stop laser printer that can print, copy, and scan. HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup comes with an HP Auto On/Off feature, in addition to Apple AirPrint, LED control panel, in-built Wi-Fi connectivity, and instant reloading toner kit.

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Setup

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Printer Setup

  1. Unpack the  HP Neverstop MFP 1202w printer  first and then take out the necessary supplies such as input tray cover, USB cable, power cord, input tray, CD-ROM, and user guide. 
  2. Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  3. Make sure you have removed the orange handle along with the black sheet kept inside the printer.
  4. Install the paper input tray stand into the printer and load some plain paper.
  5. Make the proper guide-widthadjustments in the input tray and close it with the paper input tray cover.
  6. The  HP Black Original Imaging Drum comes pre-installed with the printer.
  7. Connect the printer to anelectrical outlet using the power cord.
  8. After plugging in the power cord, the HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup will turn on automatically.
  9. Next, install the printer software using the CD-ROM or download the driver from the official HP site.
  10. After installing the software, verify the printer functions.
  11. For mobile printing, use the Wi-Fi Direct
  12. Apple devices can use the  AirPrint  feature to print remotely from the device to the printer.
HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Unboxing

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Driver Download

A printer driver is a software that is responsible for transmitting commands from a computer to the printer. If you wish to download the printer driver, click the  Driver Download  button available on this screen. Otherwise, download it from the official HP site using the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Before downloading, remove any pre-installed HP driver on your computer. 
  2. Next, open the default web browser and navigate to the official HP site.
  3. Type your printer model in the search panel and click the  Search 
  4. On the support page, click the  Software, Drivers, and Firmware
  5. Click the  Choose a different OS  link to select your desired operating system.
  6. Under  Drivers , click the Download  button near the full feature software link.
  7. The driver will be downloadedas a .exe file for the  Windows  operating systems.
  8. For  Mac  OS, the printer driver will download as a  .dmg
  9. After downloading the software, navigate to the  Downloads folder and open the installer file to run the driver setup.
HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Windows Driver

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Manual Download

A manual is a booklet that contains information regarding the printer function, specification, setup, and troubleshooting. The HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup manual is supplied along with the printer during the first-time purchase. If it is lost or damaged accidentally, you can download it by merely clicking the  Manual Download  button available on this screen. Alternatively, you can download it from the official HP site by following the below-mentioned steps.

  1. On your computer, open the web browser and go to the official HP site.
  2. Type your printer model in the search box and press the  Enter
  3. Click the  Manual s tab and choose your desired language from the drop-drop menu.
  4. The manuals are available for download as a  PDF
  5. Therefore, make sure you have installed the PDF reader on your computer.
  6. Under  Manuals , click the  User Guide option to open the manual in the PDF reader.
  7. Next, click the  Download icon available at the top of the screen to download the manual.
  8. You can also download Reference Guide, Setup Poster, and Warranty & Legal Guide from the official site.
HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup User Manual Download

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Wireless Setup

  1. Before starting, turn on your HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup and check whether you have completed the basic printer settings.
  2. Turn on the Wi-Fi router as well as your computer.
  3. Connect your computer to the wireless network and ensure the Internet connection.
  4. Identify your  Wi-Fi SSID  and  Network Key to configure them in the future.
  5. You can identify them on the label located at the backside of the Wi-Fi router.
  6. Press the  Wireless button available on the printer’s control panel and hold it for at least five seconds.
  7. Go near the Wi-Fi router and press the  WPS push button within a few minutes.
  8. When the connection is established successfully, the Wireless indicator light (LED)  on the printer will turn into solid light.
  9. Next, install the printer software on your computer using the setup CD.
  10. If you have downloaded the driver from the official HP site, open the installer file to run the driver setup.
  11. In the  HP Easy Start  window, read the privacy policy and select the “ I have reviewed and accept the data collection settings and the HP Privacy Statement ” checkbox.
  12. Click the  Continue button to accept the  EULA  and proceed with the next step.
  13. Now, the HP printer will be detected automatically by the printer software if the computer and the HP printer are connected to the same wireless network.
  14. On the  Choose a printer  screen, select your printer if available and click  Continue .
  15. If your printer is not displayed on the screen, click the" My Printer is Not Shown " button.
  16. Choose a connection method and wait until the printer is detected automatically by the printer software.
  17. Choose the printer software you wish to install and click the  Continue 
  18. Wait until the installation is complete.
  19. Carry out the rest of the on-screen prompts to finish the driver setup.

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Toner Replacement

The HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1202w printer is a cartridge-free and self-reloadable printer. You can refill the toner ink within 15 seconds using the toner reload kit. If the toner is low or empty, follow the below-mentioned steps to reload the ink.

  1. You need to reload the toner when the  Reload Status light  indicatesit on the printer.
  2. Unpack the new  HP 143A Black original Neverstop Laser Toner reload kit and shake it well for 10 seconds.
  3. Pull out the ring, and the cap available on the toner reload kit.
  4. Lift the top cover of the printer and open the reload port.
  5. Make sure you have turned on the printer.
  6. Insert the toner reload kit and lock it by rotating in the clockwise direction.
  7. Push the plunger available at the top of the kit until it produces a click sound.
  8. Now, remove the toner reload kit and cover the reload port.
  9. Close the top cover and check the toner level indicator.
HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Toner Replacement

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Setup Troubleshooting Guidance

Troubleshooting  is the method of identifying and resolving printer issues. If your HP Neverstop MFP 1202w printer malfunctions or displays an error code, identify the reason behind the error and carry out the specified troubleshooting steps. Some common printer errors like paper jam, ink issue, wireless setup error, offline printer, and scan issues are due to poor printer maintenance and incomplete installation. HP offers the  HP Print and Scan Doctor  tool for online troubleshooting. You can also refer to the user’s manual for some specified troubleshooting methods.

Fixed: HP Neverstop MFP 1202w won't Print Issue

If the  HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1202w  printer fails to print, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem.

  1. Unplug the HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup's power cord from the HP printer while the printer is turned on. Next, unplug the other end of the power cord from the wall outlet.
  2. Wait for a minute and reconnect the power cord to the printer.
  3. Reconnect the printer's power cord and turn on the printer.It will reset the printer and resolve the printer issues.Use a standard  USB cable to connect the printer and the computer to avoid this error in the future.
  4. Open the  Printing Preferences window and check whether you have selected the correct paper type and other necessary settings. Check the connection ports and status of the printer.
  5. Check the network status by printing a network configuration report.Make sure you have loaded the papersinto the paper input tray.
  6. If the problem persists, remove and reinstall the printer driver on your computer. Also, update the printer’s firmware to the latest version if necessary.

HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Setup Factory Reset

Carry out these steps to reset your  HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1202w  printer to factory defaults:

  1. Connect your computer to the local wireless network.
  2. Next, connect your printer to the computer, either using a wired or wireless connection.
  3. Open the default browser on your computer and navigate to the  HP Embedded Web Server by entering the IP address of the HP printer in the   address bar
  4. Now, click the  System tab and select  Service .
  5. Under  Restore Defaults , click the  Restore Defaults button to reset your printer to default settings.
  6. Your printer will be restarted automatically when the settings are changed to factory defaults.

Solved: HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Offline

If you receive the “ Printer is offline ” message on your computer screen, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps.

  1. First, check whether the HP Neverstop MFP 1202w setup is turned off.
  2. If so,turn it on and remove the print jobs stuck in the queue.
  3. On your computer, navigate to the  Windows Control Panel
  4. select the “ Printers and Scanners   or “ View devices and printers ” tab.
  5. Make sure you have selected the HP printer as your default printer. 
  6. Under  Printers , give a right-click on your HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1202w  printer icon and select the  Printer Properties  from the drop-down menu.
  7. In the  Properties window, go the  Ports  tab
  8. check whether the  WSD Port  checkbox is selected.
  9. If it is selected, open  Windows Services
  10. locate the  Function Discovery Provider Host  as well as  Function Discovery Resource Publication
  11. Next, check the  Status and Startup Type
  12. If the status of the services is null and the  Startup Type is manual, navigate to Properties  and change Startup Type  to  Automatic .
  13. Under Service Status , click the  Start  button, followed by  OK .
  14. Re-open the Windows Control Panel and go to the  Devices and Printers window and check the printer status.
  15. If the problem persists, print a network configuration report.
  16. Open the  Printer Properties window and click the  Ports 
  17. Click the  Add Port option and select the  Standard TCP/IP Port
  18. Click the  New Port button and add the port using the network credentials available on the network configuration report.
  19. If the problem remains unsolved, contact our technical support team by clicking the  Call button available on this screen.