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The cheapest printer that can perform all-in-one tasks which is the print, scan, copy and fax is the Officejet 2620. With the addition of an automatic document feeder, this printer takes home printing to another level. Aimed at college students, this printer excels at its task. A mono-color touch-screen makes navigating between the quick options a breeze.

  • All-in-one printer capable of print, scan, copy, and fax.
  • A 35-page automatic document feeder makes printing on both sides possible.
  • For quick operations, a 50mm mono LCD is provided.
  • HP instant ink availability never lets your printer run out of ink.
  • The presence of wireless feature makes it possible to start printing from mobile phones. All mobile printing applications are supported.
  • Print speeds are set at 7 and 4 pages per minute for mono and color prints documents.

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First time printer setup

First time setting up of your printer is an arduous and confusing task. But with the help of our guide, setting up can be a piece of cake. Call our technical support to talk to an expert.

Unbox your printer

  • The shipped package is moved to a flat and sturdy counter. Discard the package materials and remove the contents.
  • Remove all the accessories present to make way for the printer. Place this on the counter.

Check contents of the package

  • The shipment includes the printer, new cartridges, power cord, driver CD, user manual, and USB cable. All the tapes present on the printer are removed.

The power cord is connected

  • Connect one end of the power cord to the rear of the printer and connect the other end to the power socket in the wall directly.
  • Do not employ a voltage stabilizer or a spike buster for this process.

Cartridge is installed

  • The packaging present in the new cartridge is removed. This includes the protective tape present underneath it. This covers the contact points and the printhead. The cartridge is carefully placed in its respective slot. Close the access door when this step is completed.

The paper tray is loaded

  • The tape present on the trays are removed. This was to keep them from opening during the transportation process.
  • input tray is opened and the output tray is extended. Extend the paper width and paper length markers present in the tray to their maximum limits.
  • Always prefer genuine HP paper. This is removed from its package, fanned, and then stacked on a counter before placing them in the input tray.

The driver software is installed

  • A copy of the driver software is provided on the CD that comes with the shipped package. The same software can also be downloaded online.
  • By following the on-screen instructions, install the driver software. The mode of network connection is chosen during this process.
  • For the installation, assistance can be taken from software that is specifically designed for this process such as HP Install Assistant, HP Install Wizard, and HP Smart App.

Driver installation

As we already know, the driver is the most crucial of all the driver software. Post-downloading, it is mandatory that they are installed for effective operation of the printer.

Windows

  • Make sure that the driver software that you have downloaded is the right one for your printer. Before clicking the download button, you will be asked to choose an operating system. Pick Windows.
  • Double-click the downloaded driver file to commence the installation. There is additional software that can be made use of to perform the installation on your behalf. They are HP Install Assistant, HP Smart App, and HP Install Wizard.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Add the printer to the list of recognized devices of your computer on your printer’s Control Panel.
  • Choose the Printer and Scanners and a list of devices that are available to the computer are displayed. Your printer will be displayed in the list. Choose your printer and add it to the list and make it the default printer by right-clicking on it.
  • Default printer receives all the print jobs. Print a test document to verify the connection status.

Mac

  • The driver that is downloaded is ensured to be compatible with your printer model. This can be assured by entering the printer model number carefully. Before clicking the download button, choose your operating system as Mac.
  • The download will commence. Post-download, double-click the file to begin the installation. Choose the directory that the file has to get installed.
  • During the installation, choose the mode of network connection. It can either be wireless or USB. To change this would require you to reinstall the software or convert the network choice. Hence, choose carefully.
  • Post-installation, open the Apple menu and click System Preferences. On the window that appears, choose Print & Scan.
  • Check if your printer’s name is found in the list. Choose it and click the plus icon, followed by clicking Add Printer or Scanner and then continue to the next step.

Printer Setup

How to add printer to Windows

  • The driver software that is specific to your printer model is downloaded from the link provided by us. Choose Windows as your operating system before commencing the download.
  • Install the software by following the instructions mentioned on-screen. Post-installation, go to the Control Panel of your computer.
  • Open the Devices and Scanner and look for System Preferences option. Click it and it will take you to another window.
  • A list of devices that are currently recognized by your printer is displayed. Choose your printer and add it to the list.
  • Make your current printer as the Default printer which is indicated by a tick mark.

How to add printer to Mac

  • Follow the below-mentioned steps after installing the driver software. Open the Apple menu and click System Preferences. On the window that appears, choose Print & Scan.
  • Check if your printer’s name is found in the list. Choose it and click the plus icon, followed by clicking Add Printer or Scanner and then continue to the next step.
  • If your printer is not listed, click the plus sign and then click the Add Printer & Scanner after which you will have to choose your printer which will be displayed as one of the recognized devices.
  • This printer is set to the default printer. Other listed printer can be removed by clicking the minus icon.

Wireless Printer setup

The driver is the most important software in a printer. It plays the crucial role of uniting your printer with your computer and is available for free. Installation can be completed by following the below-mentioned instructions.

Windows

Prepare for installation

  • Gather the following before attempting to install the driver software. Following this, the driver software of your printer can be configured to work wirelessly.
  • The name of your wireless network and its corresponding password, a Windows computer that has wireless functionality.

    Make the connection to your wireless network

    • Open the menu on your printer and click on the wireless option. This will allow the device to scan for existing wireless networks. The results will be displayed in a list.
    • From the list, choose the network that belongs to you and connect to it by entering its password. The driver software can now be downloaded and installed.
    • During the process of installation, disconnect the USB cable if any and choose Wireless as your mode of network connection.
    • Add the printer post driver installation to the list of the recognized device from the computer’s Control Panel. The document’s connection status can be checked by printing a document.

Mac

Preparing for installation

  • Make sure your computer to which the driver software is to be installed can connect wirelessly. Before proceeding to install the driver software, collect the name of your wireless network and its password.
  • Your network is connected to an active Internet connection. Go to the link provided by our technical experts to download the driver software which is respective to your printer. Choose your OS as Mac.

Wireless network connection

  • The next step is to install the driver software. Remove all USB connections and make sure to not connect anymore during the process.
  • Turned on your printer and on its control panel, choose a wireless option. The printer proceeds to scan the vicinity and a list of all the networks present are displayed.
  • Your network should be available on this list. Choose it and connect to it by entering its password.
  • Go to the downloaded driver and double-click it. Install it by following the on-screen instructions and choose wireless as your mode of network connection.

HP Printers – USB Printer Setup (Windows)

Preparing the process

  • Your Printer is turned on and make sure it stays that way. Obtain a USB cable which is lesser than 3meters in length.
  • Connect the cable to a USB port on the printer and the other end to a working port on your computer. Make the connection directly and not via a USB hub.

Installing the driver

  • The driver software can be downloaded from the link provided by us. Enter your printer model and choose your OS version as Windows before downloading.
  • Installation is done by following the on-screen instructions. During this process, your mode of network connection should be set to USB. Print a document to check the connection status.

HP Printers – USB Printer Setup (Mac)

Preparing the printer for USB setup

  • Make sure that your printer is in ready state after turning it on. Gather a USB cable that is neither too long nor too short.
  • This cable is connected to the USB port on your printer and the other end is connected to a USB port that is in working condition on your computer.

Connection and driver installation:

  • The driver software can be download from the link provided by us. Enter your printer model and choose your preferred OS version (MAC) and commence the download.
  • The installation can be completed by following the on-screen instructions. Choose USB as your mode of network connection. Assistance can be derived from HP Easy Start software.

Troubleshooting and solution steps for Slow printing issues – Windows

Printer slowing down is caused due to a large number of reasons. This can be prevented by removing the agents that delay the process rather than boosting up the specifications of the printer.

Reset your printer

  • Printer reset can be performed by keeping the printer on and abruptly removing the power cord from the printer’s rear. The cords are reconnected after a duration of 60 seconds. The printer gets automatically turned on.

Check your print driver settings

  • From your computer’s Control Panel, open Devices and Printers. After this, open the Set Preferences after which in the Paper type area, make sure Plain Paper is selected. There are many options such as draft, Normal, fast draft etc, The Quality Mode is set to Normal as this is the fastest.

Uninstall and reinstall the print driver

  • If you have set the network connection via USB, disconnect the cable. In your Control Panel, choose Programs and Features and from the results, click on your printer driver icon and choose Uninstall.

Update your firmware and driver

  • Update your printer Firmware by clicking the Firmware from the Softwares and Download option. Press the Update button. HP Download and Install Assistant are recommended for use in this process.

Check your network status

  • The strength of your network connection is verified. In case of wireless, the signal strength can be checked by observing the signal bar on the computer and the wireless indicator on your printer.

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