HP Officejet 6978 setup & Installation

Unbox the newly bought hp Officejet 6978 printer and prepare for the 123.hp.com/ setup. You need to connect all the cords to a place and then connect them to the desired places on the printer. Therefore, you need to connect the power cord to the power supply and switch on the printer.When you know how to configure your 123.hp.com/oj6978 printer then would be very simple task to set it up. Simply what all you need to do is to follow the right steps on the right time and in no time it would be easily connect.

How to do setup of HP office jet 6978 printer

Some laser printers or ink printers have drivers on the drivers CD that will come with the printer. If you run that Disk you need to just follow the right steps your new Hp6978 printer and then it will be up and running in no time.

Adding Office jet 6978 Printer to the windows computer manually

If you want to connect the printer and the computer manually, you just need to follow the below steps:

  • You need to open the Control Panel on the windows computer and click on Printers or Devices & Printers.
  • Once the sub menu come just click on Add a Printer.
  • That will show you the list of printers so you need to choose your printer and follow the on-screen steps one-by-one.

Basic setup by USB cable for the officejet 6970

  • Switch ON the printer and the computer.
  • Use the relevant cable to connect the printer to the computer.
  • If you are connecting the printer via USB cable insert both ends of the USB cable in the required port.
  • At this point, your computer may request for driver installation, proceed to install them.
  • You can download the officejet 6978 printer driver either from 123.hp.com website or if you have the driver disk which you get with the hp printer
  • Once the driver download successfully then you need to install it properly by running the printer driver file and then need to follow the on-screen instructions one-by-one.
  • Once the installation of the printer gets completed, then the program going ask to print a test page for verifying that it is installed and configured properly or not and that will also proves that the printer is setup and working.

Wireless Connection of HP Officejet 6978 printer with windows computer

The Office jet 6978 printer is a wireless enabled printer so you can do the wireless connection for this printer. For better cleaning, ordering and proper arrangement on the work area the wireless connection will play a very strong part as it will allow your all the devices to use the printer without the USB connection and this connection allows having this peripheral separated from the work table, leaving it free for other devices.

For setting up the officejet 6978 printer wirelessly there are certain steps that you need to follow:

  • First of all make sure that your router and computer on which you want to configure your printer is ON and working.
  • Also, make sure that the router is the proper signal range of your computer and the printer.
  • Go to the printer touch screen and open the menu option, from there try to find the Network Setup options and open that using the touch.
  • In Network Setup try to find Wireless Setup and in that go to Wireless Setup wizard.
  • In Wireless Setup Wizard tap on network search and try to find your home network (also called SSID)
  • In case if your home wireless network name is not displayed in the list, then you need to enter your network name manually.
  • If it displayed your wireless network name (also called SSID), then select it and it then and there prompted to enter the network password.
  • Once this step is get successfully complete, your printer get automatically connect to the wireless network of your Wi-Fi, including with the computer system.
  • All the devices on that particular network can now easily get connect with your printer wireless.