123 HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Printer Hardware Setup
HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer setup for the first time includes the steps such as unboxing, power cord connections, paper loading, and ink cartridges setup and finally the software installation. We will provide you precise information regarding the printer initial setup.
Without making much noise, let’s move on to the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer installation process. Lear the steps given below and implement it in a good way.
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Unboxing the printer
You will unbox the printer only once when it is brand new. To get it right, you have to be very vigilant. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer step-by-step procedure are as follows.
The packing materials in and around the printer should be eradicated for a proper HP Printer setup. From the control panel, get rid of the stickers, tapes that are left inside the input tray door. Recycle all the packing materials.
Connecting power cord
Once you are done with the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer unboxing, initiate the power cord settings. There is no use in connecting the USB cable, better keep it aside and use it when needed.
Connect the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer power cord’s one end to the rear of the printer and other end to an electrical out. Check out the connectivity by turning it on. Off to control panel settings.
Setting the control panel
HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer control settings encompasses of language, country, date and time. Touch your preferred language and country/region on the control panel. Now confirm your choice by hitting the Yes button. Select the date and time if prompted and press yes to confirm.
The input tray door should be opened to insert the paper. To open it, keep pulling the paper tray to pull it out and add a stack of A4 size paper into the paper tray with short edge forward and the print side down. Slide the paper width guide and push the input paper tray forward.
Installing the ink cartridge
The HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer ink cartridge will have a note of ink usage and running out of ink will never be the issue. Do not break your heads for setting up the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 printer ink cartridge. So here are some of the instructions that will get you to a better view of the ink cartridge installation.
Relax!! Now start up with the ink cartridges. Keep it asides you. Open the ink cartridge access door. Slowly raise the door to lock it in place.
You will notice the carriage moves to the left slightly. Don’t be scared as it is a usual stroke. Take out the cartridge from its package when the cartridges are in idle mode.
Do not touch any other plastics other than the black plastic on the ink cartridge. Remove the plastic tape from the ink cartridge. Other places that are forbidden include copper-colored contacts and the ink nozzles.
Do not forget the protective tapes on the contacts as it should not be replaced. Lift up the lid on the ink cartridge slot. Cling to the ink cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then press the ink cartridge forward into the slot until it snaps into place.
Replicate the above steps for installing other cartridge. Close the ink cartridge access door. If the page printed is aligned correctly move to the next step. Otherwise, touch Setup on the control panel. Select Tools, and then touch Align Printer.