USB Printer Setup

Windows

Step 1: Get ready for the printer setup

  • Verify the following requisites and files before you begin:
  • The printer is turned on and in a prepared state.
  • Acquire a USB cable less than 3 m in length.
  • If connected via a USB hub or docking station, your printer may not obtain sufficient power to operate properly.
  • ​Unplug the USB cable from the system. Do not reconnect the cable unless interrupted during the driver installation procedure.
  • ​Select devices and printers from the control panel of your printer.
  • Right-click on Remove device. If multiple icons occur for the printer, remove them all.
  • ​Close the Devices and Printers window, and then go to the next step.

Step 2: Install the driver and set up the connection

  • Index your printer model, and then follow the instructions to download your driver.
  • In case a driver or HP Easy start to download, follow the guides to access the downloaded file to start the setup. When interrupted to choose a connection type, click USB.
  • In case download fails or the printer is not listed proceed with these steps to install a driver from our website.
  • ​Type your printer model, if it is urged, and then verify whether the operating system version is correct.
  • ​When interrupted by the installer to choose a printer connection option, select USB to go with and complete the setup process.
  • ​Attempt to print, scan, or fax, liable to the printer functionality.

Mac

Step 1: Formulate the printer setup

  • Check the following necessities before you start the setup process:
  • Switch on the printer and keep it in a prepared state.
  • Acquire a USB cable less than 3 m in length.
  • If you link to a USB hub or docking station, the printer might not get adequate power to properly operate.
  • ​ Remove the printer USB cable from the system. Ensure that you do not reconnect the cable until interrupted during the driver installation step.

Step 2: Download the driver and configure the connection

  • Type your printer model, and then select Start. According to the printer and operating system version, the driver installation application downloads, and then setup the full feature printer driver.
  • If Easy Start downloads, follow the instructions to access the download file to start the setup. When interrupted to pick a connection type, choose USB.
  • ​Type your printer model, if interrupted, and then verify whether the operating system version is correct.
  • ​​When interrupted by the installer to choose a printer connection option, click USB.
  • ​On the Install screen, confirm that the Scan or Easy Scan is chosen, if your printer has a scanner to activate full scan functionality.
  • ​When urged by the installer, choose Add Printer to create a print queue on the Mac and the add window opens.
  • ​Pick your printer name, tap on the Use or Print Using menu, choose the name of your printer in the pop-up list, and then select Add.
  • ​Try to print, scan or fax a sample document, according to your printer functionality.

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