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    HP Officejet Pro 8740 Printer Tech Support

    HP Officejet Pro 8740 Printer Setup

    The HP Officejet pro 8740 printers are facilitated with the instant ready ink, because of which you never runs out of ink. The HP Officejet pro 8740 printers have the auto document feeder. Also, some HP Officejet printers are capable of Automatic two sided printing( auto-duplexing) feature.Latest Driver download from 123.hp.com/setup 8740 or 123.hp.com/ojpro8740.

    HP Officejet Pro 8740

    HP Officejet Pro 8740 Ink Cartridges Installation

    Ink Cartridges

    HP Officejet pro 8740 printer uses the HP Original ink cartridges. This 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer consists of four coloured separate ink cartridges. The colours includes the black, cyan, yellow and magenta. As these ink cartridges are separate, it adds more value to the hp officejet pro 8740 printer. If any of your ink cartridges runs out of ink, you can replace only the colour that ran out of ink. By this you can save more money.

        Also, these ink cartridges are covered with the cartridge cap for additional protection. HP printers offers the HP Original ink cartridges specifically to suit your hp printer model. HP usually recommends to use the Original ink cartridges as it has been tested several times before it reaches your hands, to give you best quality prints. These HP Original ink cartridges are quality assured and can give you fadeless and smudge free prints.

    These HP Original ink cartridges are eco-friendly, which can be recycled easily at once you finished using. These HP Original ink cartridges can give you more prints than the ordinary cartridges. Also, this HP Officejet pro 8740 printer supports the HP instant ink facility that makes your hp officejet pro 8740 printer never to run out of ink. Every time your hp officejet pro 8740 printer needs ink, this hp instant ink supply will be at your doorsteps. To install the ink cartridges in the hp officejet pro 6968 printer, HP OJPro 8740 Ink instruction follow the steps below:

    Unbox your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer and remove all the packing materials.
    Connect the power cord to the printer and to an electrical outlet.
    Lift the scanner upwards.
    You will find the cartridge holders inside the cartridge access door.
    Now, open the cartridges from the packaging and remove the orange tape from all the four coloured ink cartridges.
    Twist the orange caps in thee cartridges and remove it.
    Install the ink cartridges in the holders according to the colours specified.
    Close the cartridge access door and allow the 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer to install ink.
    Your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer is ready to use.

    HP OJPRO 8740 printer drivers download for Windows

    Downloading the hp officejet pro 8740 printer softwares and drivers in your system will allow you to print from your computer. The HP printer provides separate drivers and softwares for each specific printer model. You can download and install the specific drivers and softwares for your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer in your computer easily by following simple steps. For this you must simply enter your printer model in the search bar of your computer. Choose the driver and softwares for your computer OS version. To install the drivers and softwares in your computer, follow the steps below:

    • Switch on your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer by connecting the power cord provided.
    • Connect the printer to the System with the USB cable provided, which is not more than 3 metres length to connect with the network properly.
    • If the OS is Windows 10, then the built in software will automatically detect the OS.
    • The built in software will start downloading the driver software into your system.
    • Follow the instructions that appears in the screen to complete the installation process.
    • For further assistance, 123.hp.com/setup.
    • If it is some other Windows OS follow the steps below.
    Driver Install Windows

    HP OJPRO 8740 Wireless Protected Setup

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols. To setup Wi-Fi Protected Setup in your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer, follow the steps below,

    • The basic need to create WPS setup in your computer is that your Wireless printer and router must be WPS supported.
    • Most of the HP printers are WPS supported and this hp officejet pro 8740 printer is WPS supported and so no worries.
    • This can be known by checking whether your network has a WPA or WPA2 security. If you have this, then go with the further steps.
    • Turn on your 123 hp officejet pro 8740
    • Press the wireless icon on your printer’s control panel.
    • Touch the settings and then the Wireless Setup Wizard.
    • WPS-Setup

    • Follow the on-screen instructions and complete connection. If needed, download the HP wireless software in your computer.
    • Enter the SSID of your home network and password and connect your Printer to the wireless network
    • In your Windows OS, go to view network connections.
    • Right click on your network name to view the status bar.
    • In the Wireless Properties window, select Security Tab.
    • Click on show characters to view your wireless network password.
    • In the Internet services paperwork, you can get your username and password.
    • With all these details in hand, press WPS button and enter all the required information.
    • Now, your windows will automatically collects the settings from the router and gets connected to your router and printer. At once you touch the WPS button, your Windows is setup with the wireless protected setup. For more information click on 123.hp.com/ojpro8740.

    HP Officejet Pro 8740 Wireless Setup

    Connecting your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer to a wireless network connection allows you to print wirelessly from your computer. For this, you need an active network connection which is connected to a wireless router. To connect your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer wirelessly, follow the steps below:

    • Turn on your computer.
    • Connect your computer and router to the active wireless network connection.
    • Place your computer and router close to your 123 hp officejet pro 8740.
    • Your computer must not be connected to any USB cable as it may affect the wireless connection.
    • Unbox your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer and remove all the packing materials.
    • Connect the power cord to the printer and to an electrical outlet.
    • Power on your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer.
    • Lift the scanner upwards.
    • You will find the cartridge holders inside the cartridge access door.
    • Wireless Setup

  • Now, open the cartridges from the packaging and remove the orange tape from all the four coloured ink cartridges.
  • Twist the orange caps in thee cartridges and remove it.
  • Install the ink cartridges in the holders according to the colours specified.
  • Close the cartridge access door and allow the 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer to install ink.
  • In the home screen of your printer’s control panel, touch the wireless icon.
  • Then, touch the setup icon and go to wireless settings.
  • Touch the wireless setup wizard and select new network name.
  • Follow the on screen instructions and give the WPA key when prompted.
  • Click done.
  • If your network name already displays in the list, select your network name from the list and click done.
  • Browse for your printer software and driver and download and install the drivers and softwares for your 123 hp officejet pro 8740 printer.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete installation of softwares and drivers.
  • Your 123 hp office jet pro 8740 printer is setup to the wireless network connection.
  • Scan Document

    Install the recommended printer software from 123.hp.com/ojpro8740 as stated earlier in this article. Follow the steps to download and install the software for scanning your documents.

    1. Next you have to place the paper to be scanned on the scanner glass.
    2. Note that the print side must always face downwards in the scanner section.
    3. Now open the installed HP scan software to start the scanning process.
    4. Click on scan to scan the document placed in the scanner glass.

    You can also scan the document through any of the following ways

    Scan using the HP Smart

    The HP Smart app is used widely to scan documents or photos from the printer’s scanner. The HP Smart app also includes tools that allow you to adjust the scanned image. Follow the instructions to start scanning with the HP smart app

    Scan from a Windows 10

    1. Place the paper to be scanned with the print side down on the scanner glass.
    2.  Open the HP Smart app and click on scan option from the application.
    3. From there you can see the preview of the scanned document by selecting the Preview button.
    4. Select the Save icon after the scanning process is completed.

    Scan from an Android or iOS

    For using this HP smart app from your mobile device you have to download the HP Smart app in your mobile.

    Before using the app, firstly you have to connect your printer with the application. For that, click on the “+” icon available in the app to add the new printer. Once you have selected the printer choose the document that you have to scan from your mobile and click OK. You can later save, share or print the scanned document or photo.

    Print Document

    With the successful alignment of the ink cartridges, we are now moving on towards how to print using your HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer?

    In this section we guide you in printing your documents. You can print your required documents by any of the following methods

    1. HP Smart App
    2. HP Printer Software

    Print using the hp smart app

    Follow the instructions given below for successful printing using the HP Smart app method

    1. Insert the paper into the input tray of the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
    2. Next, open the HP Smart app and select your printer.
    3. Select the document that you have to print (Photos, documents)
    4. Click on Print

    Print documents using hp printer software

    In case if you wish to print using the printer software, you must have to install the appropriate printer driver and software as stated before. You can install the recommended printer software from 123.hp.com/setup 8740 or 123.hp.com/ojpro8740 in your computer.

    1. Load the input paper into the input tray.
    2. Open the printer properties dialogue box (Ctrl + p).
    3. Here you can set details and change properties like paper size, color, and paper orientation.
    4. Next, click on print to start printing.

    Copy Document

    1. Make sure that your HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer is ON.
    2. Now load the paper that you want to make the copy in the scanner glass.
    3. Ensure that you placed the printed side facing down in the scanner area.
    4. Next you have to select copy option from the printer control panel.
    5. Then enter the number of copies that you are going to make and click on copy.

    You can also change the properties like paper size, paper type, quality, or other settings. To start copying click on Settings from the printer display and select copy.

    HP Officejet Pro 8740 Driver Install for Mac
    • HP Printer has driver software available for Mac OS.
    • Connect the Printer to Mac or wired or wireless network.

    Adding and removing the printer from the printer list:

    • Check whether the printer displays in the Printer List. If not, add your printer to the list by the following steps:
    • In your apple laptop, iPhone or tablet, Go to the Apple Menu.
    • Select System Preferences in it.
    • Click Print and Fax option.
    • In the dropdown menu, in the printer list, check for the name of the printer.
    • If the printer is seen, then press ( –) and the printer will be removed. To add it again, click (+) and the printer will be automatically added to the printer list.
    • If the printer is not seen, then press (+) to add the printer to the printer list.
    • In the print using box, select the name of your printer in the popup menu.

         Installing the driver software for Mac:

    • After adding the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer to the printer list, click on Download and Install to install the software.
    • Now, update the printer software to make the system work faster.
    • After each update, restart the computer.
    • Your printer is ready to Print or Scan or Fax. For more information, click on 123.hp.com/setup 8740.
    123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 Printing with WIndows 10 Mobile

    You can straight forwardly take printout of the reports or pictures from your Windows 10 Mobile device, to your HP printer.

    1. Conform that the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer and your Windows 10 Mobile gadget are associated with the same wired or remote system.

    2. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your Windows 10 Mobile gadget then interface it to you wired or remote system.

    3. Open the record or an application like email,which has the document you need to print.

    4. Click on the Print symbol.

    5. After the above step,a print sneak peak screen shows up in that you can choose your printer and change any print settings,if vital.

    6. After the progressions made, click Print .

    7. The choices like number of copies,color of the print,paper size,paper reach and introduction is given.

    In the event that your print employment is not printed then it has taking after issues;

    • Poor or no system accessible
    • Power sparing mode is ON
    • Printer is OFF

    To wipe out a print work: 

    • To drop or check the status of a print job,follow the means underneath,
    • Go to print line on your Windows 10 versatile by tapping the Print symbol
    • Swipe down the display,the current print occupations are shown.
    • Select the print work that you need to drop and afterward tap.
    • Cancel 123.hp.com/ojpro8740.
    HP OJPRO 8740 Printer Troubleshooting

    Usually people face simple issues with our 123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer due to the careless handling of papers and ink cartridges. To get rid of these issues , make sure that you handle your papers and ink cartridges carefully or else if you are facing any of the problems; then follow the steps below:

    INK CARTRIDGE ISSUES:

    • Power on your 123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
    • Lift the scanner and allow the ink cartridges to stop moving.
    • Now, unplug the power cord from the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
    • Open the cartridge covers and take away the ink cartridges.
    • Again, insert the ink cartridges in the holders properly.
    • Then, plug in the power cord.
    • The 123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer will automatically power on. If not, then power on your printer.
    • Also, check for ink levels as it may be one of the reasons for printing issues.
    • Repeat the steps for 3 to 5 times, whenever you face a problem with your printer.
    • Also, check for the torn papers that could have stuck in the cartridge holder or print heads.
    • If the problem still persists, then take away the ink cartridges from the printer and clean the electrical contacts without damaging them.
    • Use a cotton swab rinsed in the distilled water to clean the electrical contacts.
    • The very same way, clean the print head nozzles too.
    • Also, check whether any paper is stuck in the printer rollers or print head nozzles.
    • And remove any papers.

    PAPER STUCK ISSUES:

    • Power on your 123 HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer.
    • Install the ink cartridges in the holders properly.
    • Then, lift the scanner and allow the print heads to become idle.
    • Remove the ink cartridges from the holders and check for the torn papers.
    • Also, check for the torn papers in the print heads and printer rollers.
    • If you find any, remove them carefully.
    • Open the input tray and take away the papers.
    • Make sure that no paper is torn or damaged and reinsert them.
    • Do not tighten the edge guides too much.
    • Fit the edge guides properly and close the input tray. Your problem would have solved. Or else, clean thee print head nozzles and printer rollers to get rid of this issue.

    WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION ISSUES:

    • If your router is not connected to the active wireless network, then connect it.
    • Connect your computer and printer to the same wireless network using the WPA password.
    • Select the wireless network connection as a connection method when your computer asks.
    • If any USB cable is connected to the computer, unplug it.

    WIRED NEYWORK CONNECTION ISSUES:

    • Unplug the USB cable if it is already connected to your computer.
    • Choose network connection method as wired network connection.
    • While your computer asks to connect to an USB cable, then connect it.
    • If the USB cable is damaged, it may also be the issue. So change a different USB cable.
    • Also, try a different USB slot, if the problem continues.