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HP OFFICEJET PRO 8730 SETUP

SPECIFICATIONS – 123 HP officejet pro 8730

Print up to 2000 pages per month without substituting ink or toner with this 123 HP officejet pro 8730. This multifunction printer grips myriad jobs, comprising speedy two-sided printing for a range of tasks. The quick print function offers laser-jet like results at a nominal cost, and this 123 HP officejet pro 8730 all-in-one printer scans documents with option for storage.

  • Extraordinary value for professional, in-office color.
  • Ground-breaking design for superb office productivity.
  • Mobile printing that keeps your business covered.
  • Ultimate fleet control, unified management.
123 HP Officejet Pro 8730

FEATURES

  • Exploit your print setting with the space-saving HP Print Forward Design and get professional-quality, low-cost color prints.
  • Helps decrease costs with fleet administration explanations.
  • Stay creative with the all-in-one, designed for high-volume enterprises.
  • Perfect for small workgroups that require affordable, professional-quality color with fleet management competencies, all in a space-saving plan.
  • Dynamic safety enabled printer, only proposed to be used with cartridges using an HP original chip. Cartridges using a non-HP chip may not function, and those that work now may not work in the forthcoming times.

PROS

  • Prints through Cloud and mobile devices.
  • Brilliant print quality.
  • Flatbed ADF scanner.
  • Wireless connectivity to share scanned docs and print.

CONS

  • A bit slow in printing & scanning.
  • Text can smudge if it gets wet.
  • It lacks direct printing from memory cards & cameras.
  • It’s not as fast as a laser printer.

BOTTOM LINE

A compact all in one printer that is accomplishes all office jobs easily. With brilliant print and scan features, using the touchscreen one can easily function the machine for all the operations.

TROUBLESHOOTING OPTIONS PROVIDED 123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 8730

  • Print job stuck queue for Mac and Windows.
  • Printer offline for Windows & Mac.
  • Find your wireless WEP, WPA, WPA2 password for Windows & Mac.
  • Color or black ink is not printing.
  • Alignment unsuccessful error message displays
  • Paper jam error
  • Fixing fax quality issues
123 HP Officejet Pro 8730

First Time Printer Setup

To set up a 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer for the first time, eliminate the printer and all packing materials from the box, link the power cable, set the control panel preferences, connect the ink cartridges, and then mount paper into the input tray.

Step 1 : Eliminate the printer from the box

Eliminate all tape, stickers, and packing materials from the 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer box and the printer.

  • Eliminate the printer from the box.
  • Eliminate all tape and packing materials from the outside of the printer, and then eliminate the film from the printer’s control panel.
  • Raise the scanner lid, eliminate the packing material from the scanner glass, and then shut the scanner lid.
  • Reprocess the packing materials.

Step 2 : Link the power cord and fix your choices

Link the printer into an electrical socket, power on your 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer, and then set your choices.

  • Link the power cord to the back of the printer, then link the other end of the power cord into an electrical socket.
  • Switch on the printer.
  • To fix your choices on the printer control panel, click your preferred language and country/region, then tap Yes to ratify your choices.
  • If asked choose the date and time, then click Yes to accept.

Step 3 : Mount paper into the input tray

  • Tug out the input tray, and then eliminate the packing materials.
  • Mount plain white paper into the input tray with the short edge onward and the print side down.
  • Shove the stack into the tray till it locks into its place.
  • Slide in the paper width guides till they rest against the edges of the paper.
  • Tuck the input tray into the printer.

Step 4 : Mount the ink cartridges

  • Expose the ink cartridge access door of 123 HP officejet pro 8730.
  • Eliminate the tape on the ink cartridges. Be cautious to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge.
  • Grip the ink cartridge by its edges with the colored circle facing you, and then move the ink cartridge forward till it snaps into its place.
  • Shut the ink cartridge access door.
  • The printer lines up the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer’s printhead, and then an alignment page mechanically prints.

Wireless Printer Setup Windows & Mac

To set up an 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer on a wireless (Wi-Fi) network, link the printer to the network, then download the printer driver and software. When provoked during the installation, choose Wireless as the connection type.

Step 1 : Organize for installation

Before installing 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer on your wireless network, collect the network name and password, and switch on your router, printer, and computer.

  • Collect the following items: Network name, network password, a computer linked to your wireless network and internet access is all you require to start.
  • Ensure the router and computer are switched on, and that the computer is linked to the same wireless network to which you want to link the printer. Switch on the printer and place it near the computer and within range of the router during the setup process.
  • Separate any USB or Ethernet cable from the printer.

Step 2 : Link to the wireless network

  • From the home screen on the control panel of the printer, roll down to open 123 HP officejet pro 8730 Dashboard, and then click the Wireless icon .
  • Select the Setup icon.
  • Tap Wireless Settings, and then click Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Tap the name of your network in the list of existing networks, and then click OK.
  • If the list does not comprise your network name, select Enter New Network Name, and track the on-screen orders to type your network name.
  • If provoked, enter the WEP or WPA key (network password), and then click Done.
  • A summary screen exhibits. Click OK to reappear to the home screen.

Step 3 : Download and update the driver ( WINDOWS)

  • Type your printer model number, and then choose Begin.
  • Select Download, and then tap Open, Save, or Run in any windows that exhibit to download the driver to your computer.
  • To launch the driver installation double click driver folder in the browser driver file or on the computer.
  • Follow the on-screen orders to complete the connection setup and driver download.
  • Reappear to the 123.hp.com page in your web browser to finish the printer action and activation.

Mount and install the driver (MAC)

Mount and install the most recent version of your printer full feature software from our website.

If an Auto Wireless Connect screen exhibits while downloading, use it to finish the wireless setup. Otherwise, track the guided steps in the installation software to finish the setup.

  • Switch on your 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer.
  • If your printer is linked to the computer with a USB cable, detach the cable from the computer.
  • If provoked, choose a method to classify your printer model, then track the on-screen orders to go to the Downloads page.
  • Select Download next to HP Easy Start or next to the full feature driver, liable to the option that exhibits.
  • Expose the Downloads folder on the Mac dock, and then select the HP Easy Start file or the full feature driver .dmg file to start the installation.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to setup the printer connection and download the software.
  • When provoked by the installer, choose Add Printer to generate a print queue on the Mac.
  • The Add window gets screened.
  • Select the name of your printer, choose the Use or Print Using menu, tap the name of your printer in the pop-up menu, and then select Add.
  • Arrive at the HP installer to finish the installation.

Wired Network Printer Setup (Windows) & (Mac)

Step 1 : Prepare for the driver installation and network connection

Before downloading the driver, ensure you have an operative network router and an Ethernet cable.

  • Ensure you have a network router, switch, or hub with functional Ethernet ports.
  • Ensure your computer is linked to the router, switch, or hub if it is not already linked.
  • Use an Ethernet cable. Don’t use a standard telephone cable.

Step 2 : Link the printer to the network

Connect the Ethernet cable to the printer and to the router, switch, or hub so that the printer is found during the installation.

  • Switch on your 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer.
  • Eliminate any plug or protective cover from the Ethernet port on the back of the printer.
  • Link the Ethernet cable to the printer port, and then join the other end of the cable to an accessible port on the network router, switch, or hub.

Step 3 : Download the software (Windows)

Download the 123 HP officejet pro 8730 printer driver to finish the network printer setup.

  • Go to our website, type your printer model, and then track the onscreen instructions to install your driver. Liable to your printer model, the guided driver installation app HP Easy Start might install.
  • If a driver or HP Easy Start downloads, track the on-screen instructions to expose the download file to begin the setup. When provoked to choose a linking type, Choose Wired Network. You need not finish the enduring steps in this section if the setup is positive.
  • If the download fails or your printer is not recorded on our website, go with these steps to download the driver from our website.
  • Go to our website, type your printer model and then check if the operating system version designated is true.
  • Under Driver-Product Installation Software, select Download next to the full feature driver, and then track the on-screen instructions to use the shown HP Download and Install Assistant, or choose Download only to save and then run the driver file from your computer.
  • When interrupted by the installer to select a printer connection option, choose Wired Network to go with and finish the setup.
  • Attempt to print, scan, or fax, liable to your printer functionality.

Connect the software (Mac)

      • When impelled by the installer, click Add Printer to generate a print queue on the Mac.
      • The Add window exhibits.
      • Choose the name of your printer, select the Use or Print Using menu, click the name of your printer in the pop-up menu, and then select Add.
      • Arrive at the HP installer to finish the installation.

USB Printer Setup (Windows) & (Mac)

Step 1 : Prepare for the printer setup

Authorize the following requirements and items before you start:

  • The 123 HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer must be switched on.
  • Acquire a USB cable not less than 3 m (9 ft 10 in) in length.
  • There should be an accessible USB port on your computer: If you link to a USB hub or docking station, the printer might not accept enough power to correctly function.
  • If you linked the USB cable to the computer before connecting the driver, go with these steps to eliminate the printer from the installed devices to aid in ensuring a fruitful setup. Else, skip to the next step to download the driver.
  • Detach the printer USB cable from the computer. Do not relink the cable until interrupted during the driver installation step.
  • Browse Windows for ‘devices’, and then select the Devices and Printers control panel setting in the results.
  • Right-click the icon for your printer model, and then select Remove device. If multiple icons happen for the printer, eliminate them all.
  • Shut the Devices and Printers window, and then endure to the next step.

Step 2 : Install the driver and set up the connection (Windows)

Download and install the best available  driver for your 123 HP officejet pro 8730 to complete the USB connection.

  • Go to our website, type your 123 HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer model, and then track the onscreen instructions to download your driver. Contingent to your printer model, the directed driver installation app HP Easy Start may download.
  • If a driver or HP Easy Start downloads, track the on-screen instructions to expose the download file to begin the setup. When provoked to select a connection type, choose USB. You do not need to complete the enduring steps in this section if the setup is effective.
  • If the download fails or your printer is not listed on our website, go with these steps to download a driver from our website.
  • Go to our website, type your printer model, if interrupted, and then check if the operating system version is correct.
  • Under Driver-Product Installation Software, select Download next to the full feature driver, and then track the on-screen instructions to use the directed HP Download and Install Assistant or choose Download only to save and run the driver file from your computer.
  • When provoked by the installer to select a printer connection option, choose USB to go with and finish the setup.
  • Attempt to print, scan, or fax, contingent to your printer functionality.

Mount the driver and install the connection (Mac)

Mount driver to install a USB linked printer. Liable to your printer and operating system version, a full feature driver download or the HP Easy Start directed installation app is accessible to download or mount the driver through Apple Software Update.

  • Go to our website, type your 123 HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer model and check the operating system version is precise.
  • Under Driver-Product Installation Software, select Download next to HP Easy Start or the full feature driver, contingent to the option that exhibits, and then expose the HP Easy Start file or the HP .dmg file in the Downloads folder or browser bar to start the installation.
  • When provoked by the installer to select a printer connection option, choose USB.
  • On the Install screen, ensure HP Scan or HP Easy Scan is nominated if your printer has a scanner to enable full scan functionality.
  • When interrupted by the installer, select Add Printer to make a print queue on the Mac.
  • The Add window exhibits.
  • Choose the name of your printer, select the Use or Print Using menu, and then select Add.
  • Arrive at the HP installer to finish the installation.
  • Attempt to print, scan, or fax, liable to your printer functionality.

Color or Black Ink is Not Printing

The printer is occupied, but the printed output is lacking black or color ink or the printed page is blank or has very slight ink.
In overall, low ink levels should not affect print quality. Your printer rests and shows a message when ink levels get too low. Although the printer might still achieve a partial amount of printing in ‘backup mode’ at low ink levels. In backup mode, blacks might not be as obscure, or printouts might be in gray shades. Substitute any low ink cartridges if backup style printing is deplorable.

Step 1 : Make use of genuine cartridges

  • Go to our website.
  • If required, choose your country/region.
  • Track the on-screen instructions to directive new supplies or monitor cartridge compatibility with your printer.
  • You can also buy genuine HP cartridges and provisions from other sellers.
  • It is recommended that you use genuine HP ink or toner supplies. If you do not use genuine HP cartridges, the stages in this document might not resolute the issue.

Step 2: Monitor the assessed ink levels, and then substitute any low or empty cartridges

If your printer is having issues with printing black ink, the black ink might be less, and the printer might be printing using the backup method. Monitor estimated ink levels to visualize if any ink cartridges are disparagingly low or empty.
On the printer control panel, scroll down from the top of the screen to exhibit the Dashboard, and then select the Ink Level Indicator icon.
The control panel exhibits projected ink levels. The quantity of color shown within a column signifies how much ink remains in the ink cartridge of that color.

Step 3 : Substitute any low or empty cartridges

Substitute any critically low or empty ink cartridges, and then attempt to print over. Skip this step if all ink cartridges show sufficient ink levels.
Attempt to print. If the above steps resolute the problem, you do not need to continue with troubleshooting.

Step 4 : Clean the printhead

The printhead could have stopped, and you might need to clean the printhead several times to reinstate print quality. Use an automatic tool from the printer’s control panel to spotless the printhead.

  • From the home screen on the printer’s control panel, scroll down to show the Dashboard, and then select the Setup icon.
  • Scroll up on the exhibit, and then select Printer Maintenance.
  • Click Clean Printhead, and then tap Continue.
  • A test page gets printed.
  • Scrutinize the test page.
  • If the print quality is deplorable ,tap Clean Again to go with the next level of cleaning. Recap these steps for the third cleaning stage, if required.
  • If the print quality is tolerable, tap Done.
  • Attempt to print. If these steps resolute the issue, you don’t have to continue troubleshooting.

Step 5 : Order a replacement printhead

If the earlier steps did not resolute the issue, substitute the printhead. If you are an HP Instant Ink subscriber, you may receive a new set of HP Instant Ink cartridges. You must fix the Setup ink cartridges first, or when an ink cartridge fault happens.
If you have an imperfect cartridge or printhead, it might be without guarantee. To check the guarantee on your ink or toner supplies, go to our website and then evaluate the limited warranty data for your supplies.
If your printhead assembly is no longer under guarantee, you can buy a new one online.
Attempt to print. If these steps resolute the matter, you do not need to go with troubleshooting.

Step 6 : Examine the printer

If you have finished the troubleshooting steps in this document and your printer is still creating unacceptable printouts, examine the printer.
Check or substitute your HP printer if you finished all the previous steps.To see if your product is still under guarantee, go to the guarantee check website. Repair fees might be applicable for out-of- dated products.

‘Alignment Unsuccessful’ Error Message Exhibits

Alignment problems may happen when scanning or printing and Alignment fails or Alignment Unsuccessful error message may show on the control panel of the printer.

Step 1 : Orders for understanding printer alignment messages

  • Use these tips to aid complete the alignment or eliminate the message.
  • Use clean white paper: Ensure the printer is loaded with , clean white paper, and then re-attempt alignment.
  • Scan the page if necessary : If your printer has a scanner, you might see orders on the alignment page to abode the page on the scanner bed and press Scan. Track the instructions on the alignment page to finish the scan.
  • Choose ‘Skip’ to proceed printing : If the ‘Alignment Unsuccessful’ message cannot be resoluted, and you see a Skip button, you can select to printing without alignment. Print quality may be affected.If these tips do not resolute the alignment issues, go to the next step.

Step 2 : Rearrange the printer

Switching the printer off and then on again might resolute an Alignment failed error message.

  • Switch the printer on.
  • With the printer switched on, separate the power cord from the back of the printer.
  • Release the power cord from the wall socket.
  • Join the power cord back into the wall socket.
  • Relink the power cord to the back of the printer.
  • Switch on the printer, if it does not mechanically turn on.
  • The printer may go through a warm-up period. The printer lights might blaze, and the carriage might move.
  • Wait until the warm-up period completes and your printer is idle and silent before you continue.
  • If rearranging the printer did not resolute the issue, go to the next step.

Step 3 : Use only HP ink cartridges

If you don’t use genuine HP cartridges, the steps in this document may not resolve the issue.

Visit our website to monitor ink or toner cartridge compatibility or purchase replacement cartridges and other supplies.
You can also buy genuine HP cartridges and supplies from other sellers.
If using genuine HP ink cartridges does not resolute the problem, go to the next step.

Step 4 : Appraise the alignment page

Inspect the alignment page to see if the printer is correctly aligned.

  • If the patterns on the alignment test page are compact and allied and you see both black and blue designs, skip to the step to repair the printer. The patterns on the alignment test page are faded, marked, or smeared or black or cyan is lost, go to the next step to monitor the estimated ink levels.

Step 5 : Monitor estimated ink levels and substitute any low or empty ink cartridges

Monitor estimated ink levels to see if any ink cartridges are low or empty. Substitute any critically low or empty ink cartridges.
If no ink cartridges are judgmentally low or empty, go to the next step.
If substituting any low or empty ink cartridges does not resolute the issue, wipe the printhead.

Step 6 : Wipe the printhead or ink cartridge

Wiping the printhead or ink cartridge often resolutes alignment problems and aids resolute print quality problems at the same time.
HP offers two over-all inkjet printhead projects: the Integrated Printhead (IPH) is integrated into the ink cartridge, and the Individual Ink Cartridges (IIC) has a printhead constructed into the printer.
Your printer comes with an automated tool to wipe the printhead. There are numerous ways to access the tool, liable to your printer and the software you are using.
Track the cleaning test using one of the below methods that work for your printer and wait till the test finishes.

  • In your printer, go to the Settings or Tools menu to locate and run printhead or ink cartridge cleaning.
  • In HP Print Assistant for Windows, locate and run the cleaning test from the Maintain Your Printer section.
  • In HP Solution Center for Windows, locate and run the cleaning test from the Printer Toolbox.
  • In the HP Printer Utility for Mac, locate and run the cleaning test from the Information and Support panel.
  • If cleaning the printhead does not resolve the issue, replace the printhead.

Step 7 : Substitute the printhead or ink cartridge

If you have tried all the preceding steps and the alignment error,substitute the printhead or ink cartridge.
If substituting the printhead does not resolute the issue, check the printer.

Step 8 : Examine the printer

Service or replace your HP product if you finished all previous steps.
To see if your product is still under guarantee, go to the guarantee check website. Repair fees might apply for out-of-date products.

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