USB or wired connection

Step 1 : Get linked to the 123 HP oj 6812 wireless network

  • Choose the Wireless icon that is available on the printer control panel.
  • Now tap the Wireless Menu icon.
  • Press Wireless Settings, and then select Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • From the displayed wireless network names, tap the specific name of your wireless network. Take note of the instructions on the printer control panel to do the task at hand.

Step 2 : Connect the respective printer with Mac device

  • Choose your 123 HP oj 6812 printer from the available list of Mac devices
  • Look up for the Mac for Print and then tap Print & Fax, Print & Scanners or Print & Scan in the generated results.
  • Look at the    123.hp.com/oj6812 Printer section. Tap the printer’s name and then tap the Minus sign to eliminate it.
  • Now tap the Plus Sign.
  • By tapping Add you successfully link the printer, which you select, with Mac device.

Fax Setup for 123 HP oj 6812

Step 1 : Ensure the following

  • You set up the printer hardware.
  • You are provided with a working telephone landline connection.
  • Install the required ink cartridges.
  • Mount plain, white paper in the respective input tray.
  • Facilitated with a telephone cord that is provided in the box of printer

Step 2 : Initialize a fax connection

Steps for setting up the fax on a respective voice/fax line provided with an answering machine.

  • Ensure that you detach any telephone devices from the phone jack where you are linking the 123 HP oj 6812 printer.
  • Take away the white plug from the port named 2-EXT on the back of the printer.
  • Remove the answering machine phone cord from the respective phone jack and eventually link the answering machine phone cord to the respective port named 2-EXTon the back of the printer.
  • Link one end of the phone cord that was provided in the box along with the printer to the phone jack. Now link the other end to the specific port named 1-LINE on the back of the 123.hp.com/oj6812 printer.
  • Now the requirement is to tap Fax 123 HP Officejet 6812 Setup on the respective printer control panel. Now tap Preferences.
  • Navigate to the settings by swiping up and then tap Rings to Answer.
  • Choose a number that is two rings greater than your answering machine setting.
  • Tap Done.
  • Now you have to swipe downwards to go up the menu. Confirm that the Auto Answer is kept as On. Tap the toggle to switch on the Auto Answer in case it is off.

Step 3 : Choose your basic fax settings

Carry out these steps to change the respective basic fax send settings.

How to set up phone book contacts

  • Tap Fax option on the printer control panel and then tap Send Now.
  • Tap the Phone Book icon.
  • Now select the Phone Book Contact icon and tap the plus sign to get a new contact.
  • Tap Name, key in the name of the contact, and then tap Done.
  • Tap Fax Number, enter the fax number for the contact, and then tap Done.
  • Tap Add.

How to set the dial type?

  • Navigate left on the printer control panel and then tap Setup.
  • Tap Fax Setup, and then tap Preferences.
  • Tap Dial Type.
  • Now conveniently choose Tone dialing or Pulse Dialing.

How to set the fax speed?

  • Navigate left on the printer control panel and then tap 123 HP Officejet 6812 Setup.
  • Tap Fax Setup and then tap Preferences.
  • Tap Fax Speed and select the option.

How to change basic fax receive settings

How to change basic fax receive settings

  • Change the available rings to Answer
  • Navigate left on the    printer control panel, and then tap Setup.
  • Tap Fax Setup, and then tap Preferences.
  • Navigate to the upper portion to scroll down the settings and then tap Rings to Answer
  • Now you have to make the modification of bringing the setting to the lowest rings available. Then tap Done.

How to set the fax volume

  • Navigate left on the printer control panel and then tap Setup.
  • Tap Fax Setup, and the select Preferences.
  • Navigate to the upper position to scroll down the given settings. Then tap Fax Volume.
  • Touch your preferred options Soft, Loud, or Off.
  • Tap the Back Arrow a couple of times to get back to the Fax Setup menu.

How to set up the fax header

  • Navigate left on the printer control panel and then tap 123 HP Officejet 6812 Setup.
  • Tap Fax Setup, and then tap Preferences.
  • In the settings found upwards tap Fax Header option.
  • Type your name in the Enter your Name field. Tap Done.
  • Enter your fax number in the given Enter fax number field. Tap Done.
  • In the Preferences menu that is shown again, tap the Back Arrow a couple of times to come back to the Fax Setup Screen.

How to send a fax from the respective scanner glass

  • Detach all originals from the respective document feeder tray, and then raise the scanner lid.
  • Mount the original, print using the downward position, on the right-front end of the glass. Now you have to align the original to the given engraved guides adjacent to the glass’ edge.
  • Tap Fax on the control panel.
  • Enter the fax number in the Enter fax number. You can also utilize a saved number.
  • Touch your desired color option.

How to send a fax from the automatic document feeder (for multipage faxes)

Step 1 : Insert the original in the respective document feeder tray

  • Touch the bottom edge of the original on the respective flat surface.
  • Ensure that the document’s print side is in the upper position.
  • Feed the pages such that the upper edge of the document is inserted first.
  • Place the paper into the ADF till the tone that implies that the original is in place is heard.
  • Position the paper width guides gently in the inward position till they halt at the paper’s edge.

Step 2 : How to scan and send the respective document

  • Tap the Fax option on the control panel.
  • Enter the fax number in the given Enter fax number. You can also make use of an already existing saved number.
  • Tap the desired color.

Send a fax from the computer utilizing Windows

  • Select 123 HP oj 6812 Print on the File menu of the document.
  • Choose the printer that has label Fax.
  • Use the Properties dialog box to change color settings.
  • After changing settings select OK.
  • Select Print.
  • Type the fax number and the other relevant details for the recipient. Tap Send Fax.

How to send a fax from the respective computer using Mac

  • With the document available, click Print from the File menu.
  • Choose the    123.hp.com/oj6812 printer that has fax label.
  • Type the fax number. You can also select a name from your list contacts.
  • Now tap Fax.

Setting right Fax Quality Issues

Step 1 : Purify the scanner components after making sure there is a fax quality issue

  • Switch off the printer, then detach the power cord.
  • Raise the scanner lid.
  • Clean the scanner glass, the white back portion below the scanner lid, and other applicable parts with a soft cloth.
  • In case your printer does not possess an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), move to changing the fax speed step.
  • In case your 123 HP oj6812 printer has an ADF and you made use of it to send the fax, follow these steps.
  • Raise the ADF cover.
  • Locate the paper pick rollers and the given separator pad within the ADF.
  • Make use of a damp cloth to remove any remaining parts from the paper pick rollers and the separator pad.
  • Let the ADF cover remain open for a couple of minutes.
  • After closing the ADF cover relink the power cord. Then switch on the printer. Now send a fax.
  • When the issue stills happens, go to the next step.

Step 2 : How to change the fax speed?

To decrease the fax speed (which is preferred option) look out for the fax settings on your given printer control panel. Now tap the available options which may be Basic Fax Settings etc. then tap Slow. If the problem still continues, go to the next step.

Step 3 : How to change the Error Correction Mode setting (ECM)

In the fax menu, tap Basic Fax Settings or the other relevant options and tap Error Correction Mode. Now choose On or Off. If the fax issue is still available go to the next step.

Step 4 : How to get the printer firmware uptodate?

Update straight from the printer

  • Navigate to the printer update feature. Carry out the steps diligently for Printers that is available with an ePrint button and printer with text-based menus.
  • When you are asked to accept terms of service, carry out any on-screen instructions to activate Web Services.
  • When the printer does not commence the update process by itself, choose Check for Updates.

How to download firmware updates by means of the HP website

  • Ensure that the printer is switched on and linked to the computer either by means of your local network or a USB cable. ,
  • Navigate to our site-Software and Driver Downloads, and later key in your printer model. ,
  • Tap Firmware and then tap Download.,
  • Tap Use    HP Download and Install Assistant, tap Next, and the select Install Now.
  • When the serial number shown after the 123 HP oj 6812 Printer Update window initiates, choose the checkbox adjacent to it and then tap Update.,
  • In case of “not applicable status” even after the serial number is shown, it is not necessary to finish the firmware update. Tap Cancel.,
  • When the serial number is not shown, and your printer utilizes a network connection, attach a USB cable to both the 123 HP Officejet 6812 Setup printer and computer. Give some time and then tap Refresh.,
  • Observe the serial number being shown. Choose the box adjacent to it and then select Update. ,
  • As soon as the update finishes tap Ok.,
  • To detach the USB driver installed by Windows you can tap Devices and Printers and right-click the desired USB 123 HP oj6812 printer device. Now opt for Remove Device. ,
  • When the issue continues even after restarting the computer go to the next step.,

Step 5 : How to reset the 123 HP oj 6812 printer

  • Detach any items from the given scanner glass and ADF. Then shut the scanner lid.
  • Confirming that the printer is switched on, remove the power cord from it and also from the wall premise or power strip.
  • Give some time.
  • Connect the power cord again into a wall premise.
  • Relink the power cord to the given printer.
  • Mount the original file and send a fax.

Move to the next step if the issue continues.

Mobile Printing Solutions Using Mopria Print Service (Android)

Step 1 : Ensure that your Android device and the printer adhere to the requirements below

  • Availability of 123 HP oj 6812 printer hardware
  • An Available Android device that is equipped with OS 4.0 or later.
  • The 123 HP oj 6812 printer is linked to a wireless or wired network with an Internet connection.
  • The Android device is linked to the same wireless network as that of your 123 HP oj6812 printer.

Step 2 : How to install and switch on the Mopria Print Service plugin

  • Navigate to the Google Play Store on your Android device, then install or conveniently update Mopria Print Service plugin.
  • Select a method to switch on the Morpia Print Service plugin.
  • In case this is your first attempt in installing the Mopria Print Service plugin, navigate to the home screen to show the notification dashboard. Now see that the Mopria Print Service is installed. Touch to activate the Mopria Print service plugin notification.
  • In case you updated the desired Mopria Print Service plugin, touch Settings, touch More. Then touch More Networks and then More settings. You can also click NFC and sharing. Now click Print or Printing.
  • Touch Mopria Print Service and then touch On.

Step 3 : How to print with the Mopria Print Service plugin

  • Tap print by opening the task that you want to print.
  • Touch the down arrow to see the 123 HP oj6812 printer list and then choose your printer.
  • In case of printing over a network, choose your printer model name.
  • In case of printing over Wi-Fi Direct, choose your printer model name.
  • If you desire to change any 123 HP oj 6812 printer settings touch the down arrow and then touch the Print icon.
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