HP Officejet Pro 8610 Primary printer Setup

Step 1 : Unbox the printer

Take out the printer from the box and other packing materials from the printer. The items may differ by country/region. View the packaging list for the items shipped in the box.

  • Discard the printer from the box and all the packing materials around the printer.
  • Eliminate the sticker on the printer’s control panel display.
  • Keep your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer and then raise the ink cartridge access door.
  • Remove the packing materials inside the ink cartridge access door.
  • Seal the ink cartridge access door.
  • Reuse the packing materials.

Step 2 : Install the duplexer

Install the duplexer after unpacking the printer.

  • Search for duplexer in the box.
  • Remove the packing material from the duplexer and discard the tape from the duplexer.
  • Move the printer so the rear faces you.
  • Grasp the duplexer by its sides with the rollers facing the printer, place it into the slot in the rear of the printer and then shove the duplexer into the printer until it rests into place.
  •  Move the printer so the front faces you.

Step 3 : Insert Tray 2(optional)

Tray 2 is a supplement. Move to the next step, if your printer does not include Tray 2.

  • Eliminate Tray 2 and packing materials from the box.
  • Remove the tape from the tray.
  • Place the printer on a flat surface for convenient printing.
  • Place the printer on the top of the paper tray.
  • Ensure that the printer is even with the left, right and back edges of the tray.

Step 4 : Connect the power cord and set your preferences

Once you have installed the duplexer, plug in the power source into the printer, turn on the printer, and then connect the power cable to the rear of the printer, and then plug in the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.

  • If you have completed installing the duplexer, connect the printer to a power source.
  • Switch on the printer.
  • Set your preferred language on the printer’s control panel and then press Continue to ratify your choice.
  • Select your specific country/region on the display and then press continue to ratify your choice.
  • Set the date, month and year by pressing Date and Time.
  • Press Done.

Step 5 : Insert paper into Tray 1

Insert the plain paper into Tray 1.

  • Hold the underside of Tray1 and then drag out the tray.
  • Slide the paper width guides to their outermost positions.
  • Insert the plain paper in the tray with the print side facing down and the short edge forward.
  • Slide the paper width guides inwards so they rest against the edges of the paper.
  • Shove the tray towards the printer until it rests into place.
  • Drag out the output tray extender and then lift the paper catch.

Step 6 : Load paper into Tray 2 (optional)

Load the paper into the Tray 2.Continue to next step, if your printer does not include a Tray 2.

  • Hold the underside of Tray 2 and then drag out the tray.
  • Slide out the paper width guides to their outermost positions.
  • Insert a plain white paper in the middle of the tray and ensure that the print side is down.
  • Slide the paper guides inwards until they rest against the edges of the paper.
  • Smoothly reinsert the tray into the printer.
  • Drag out the output tray extender and then lift the paper catch.

Step 7 : Install the SETUP ink cartridges

Install the ink cartridges that came along with the printer box.

  • Keep your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer and then drag out to access the ink cartridge access door.
  • Hold for a minute until the printer is inactive before you continue.
  • Discard the ink cartridge from its package.
  • Grasp the ink cartridges by its sides with nozzles facing the printer, install the ink cartridge into its slot, and then shove the ink cartridge forward until its rests into place.
  • Recap the steps to install the new cartridges.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait for the printer to align the ink cartridges.
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Step 8 : Install the printer software

Your printer hardware is now setup and you can update the printing software. Do not try to connect the printer to a computer until urged to do so by the printing software.

Wireless Printer Setup (Mac &Windows)

Install the printer driver and software to setup a printer on a wireless network and a Mac computer. Select Wireless as the connection type during the installation, if prompts display.

Windows

Step 1 : Prepare for the connection

Gather the network name and password to establish the printer on your wireless network and turn on the router, printer , and computer.

  • Gather the network name (SSID), network password(WEP key or WPA security passphrase) and Internet access for connection process.
  • Ensure that the computer and printer are connected to the same wireless network.
  • Position the computer and printer within the range of the router at the time of the setup process and then turn on the printer.
  • Unplug the Ethernet cable from the printer.

Step 2 : Establish connection for the printer to your wireless network

Enable Wireless Setup Wizard for easily connecting the printer to your wireless network.

  • Touch the wireless icon on the printer’s control panel and then press Wireless Menu icon.
  • Press Wireless Settings and then Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Navigate to the name of your network and follow the instructions on the printer’s control panel to connect the printer to your wireless network

Step 3 : Install the driver and set up the network connection

Finish the wireless network connection setup through the software installation.

  • Switch on the printer.
  • Disconnect the cable from your computer if your printer is connected to the computer with a USB cable.
  • When you receive a prompt, select a method to identify the printer model and then follow the on-screen instructions to move to the downloads page.
  • Press Download adjacent to the full feature driver or press Basic Drivers for other driver options.

Mac

For Mac, the first two steps are same as that of Windows .After completing the same, follow the next procedure to download and install the software

Download and install the printer software

Complete the wireless network connection setup through the software installation. Power on the printer.

  • Disconnect one end of the USB cable from the printer and the other end from the computer.
  • Choose a method to identify your printer model and then follow the instructions on the screen to visit the download page. Select the Download button beside HP Easy Start or beside the full feature driver. It may vary based on the printer model.
  • To start the installation process, initially, open the downloads folder and then the HP Easy start file or the full feature driver .dmg file.
  • Follow the instructions mentioned on the screen for printer setup and software installation.
  • Select Add printer to add the print queue on the Mac , when instructed by the installer.
  • In the Add Window, select the name of the printer, select the use or print using menu, click the name of the printer in the pop-up menu and then click Add.
  • Revert to the HP installer to finish the installation procedure.
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