123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 6978

PRINTER SETUP AND INSTALLATION

Supercharge your office tasks with affordable color and fast two-sided printing performance of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device. With HP Ojpro 6978 printer device you can also save paper by using the automatic two-sided printing, and you can handle more tasks without slowing down. Get a variety of mobile printing options and seamless mobile setup to enjoy fast printing solutions with the most awaited HP model, HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.

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123 HP SETUP OJPRO6978 MOBILE PRINTING SOLUTIONS

How to set up the printer?

Follow the below steps to unbox and set up the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow. Unboxing and setting up the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device is very simple and you can achieve the best out of your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device by following the below detailed steps described.

  • Firstly you will have to cut all the tapes surrounding the printer box to open the printer box and take out all the printer accessories that are present inside the printer box.
  • Now you will find a CD that is provided with the printer box contains the printer driver software that is to be installed.
  • Once you have taken out the CD from the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device box, you will be provided with a manual that you find with the printer device, will be provided with all the information related to the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Now you will have to plug in the power cord to the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and to the wall outlet.
  • Now once you have switch your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device on, you will have to select the language of your desire, and the country / region from where you are using your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and then you will have to press OK so that the changes will be saved.
  • Now you will have to insert the ink cartridges in the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and then you will have to press OK to load the sheet of papers.
  • The HP Ojpro 6978 printer device will now provide you with an alignment page.
  • Now you will have to place the alignment page in the scanner unit and close the scanner lid firmly and then click OK.
  • Once scanned and once you have placed the alignment page in the scanner unit, you will be provided with an Alignment Successful message that is appeared on your screen.
  • Then you will have to click OK so that you can continue with your printing process more perfectly and accurately.

123 HP SETUP OJPRO6978 PRINTER SERVICE

How to print from iPhone ?

To print your documents and files with the HP AirPrint service, you will have to follow the below set of steps. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow.

  • Firstly you will have to check whether your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device is turned on and is in the active state.
  • In case your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, is in the sleep mode, then you will have to turn on the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device or you will have to press button so that your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device wakes up.
  • Then you will have to open the document, photo, email, or webpage that you are desiring to print.
  • Then you will have to choose the action button, so that the menus related to print settings will be displayed on your screen.
  • Then depending on the type of file that you have to print, you will have to choose the Print or the Print icon.
  • Then from the print options menu, you will have to choose the Select Printer option, from where you will have to select the name of your printer device from the list of the installed printer device that has been listed.
  • Then you will have to choose the options button, to make other setting changes to the print of your desire if necessary.
  • The options like paper size, cannot be changes with this option, for page size changes you will have to move to the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device to make the necessary changes.
  • Then you will have to choose the number of copies that you desire to print.
  • Once all the above changes are made as per your desire, you will have to choose the print option, so that your files will be printed perfectly.


How to cancel the print job?
  • In case you want to cancel the print job, then you will have to select the home button and
  • Then you will have to choose the print center option.
  • On choosing the print center you will have to choose Cancel Printing option to cancel the print job.


123 HP OFFICEJET PRO 6978 WIRELESS INSTALLATION

To set up the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device wirelessly using wireless set up wizard option, you will have to follow the below set of steps. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow.

  • Firstly you will have to collect the network name and the security password information of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Then you will have to move on to the control panel of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Then from the control panel menus you will have to choose the network menu or you will have to press the wireless icon to choose the appropriate settings option.
  • From the settings option, you will have to choose the wireless set up wizard option.
  • On choosing the Wireless Setup Wizard option, you will be provided with a list of the active wireless networks.
  • From the list of the active networks that has been displayed you will have to choose the name of your wireless active network to continue with the further process.
  • On choosing the name of your wireless active network, you will have to click Ok.
  • In case your wireless network’s name is not listed, then you will have to choose the Enter New Network Name option.
  • Then you will have to follow the on screen instructions to enter the name of your wireless network.
  • If you are prompted with a window, you will have to enter the WEP or WPA key and then you will have to choose the Done option so that your printer will be connected wirelessly.


123 HP SETUP OJPRO6978 WI-FI PROTECTED SETUP

To continue with the Wireless Protected Setup in Windows, you will have to follow with the below set of simple steps. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow.

  • To setup your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device with the push button method of the Wireless Protected Setup, you will have to proceed with the below steps.
  • Firstly you will have to move to the control panel of your HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer device.
  • Then with the help of the right arrow keys you will have to choose the Setup option from the control panel menus.
  • Then from the Setup menus, you will have to choose the Network option.
  • On choosing the Network option, you will have to continue with choosing the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option.
  • And, then you will have to follow the on screen instructions to complete the setup process.
  • Once you are prompted with a window, you will have to choose the push button.
  • Then on the wireless router or on the wireless access point you will have to touch the WPS button for atleast 3 seconds.
  • Then you will have to wait for 2 minutes so that your printer device will be connected wirelessly.


How to connect a new printer?
  • Firstly you will have to connect the power cord to the rear part of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • And, then you will have to connect the other end of the power cord to the wall outlet.
  • Once the power cord is affixed, you will have to turn on your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • To set your preferences, you will have to continue with the below set of simple steps.
  • Firstly you will have to choose the control panel of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Then you will have to choose the preferred language and country/region.
  • Once chosen you will have choose yes to confirm your preference changes.



How to change network settings?
  • Press the Wireless icon on the printer’s home screen.
  • Select Settings took after by Advanced Settings.
  • Roll out the improvements you need to the Advanced Settings menu.
  • Presently, take after the on-screen instructions to change the settings.


How to change from a USB connection to a wireless network?
  • Before starting with the steps, you will have to check for some necessities like an active wireless network to connect your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and the computer with a wireless router, the name of your wireless network to which you are going to connect your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, in case your wireless network is password protected then you will have to know the WEP key or the WPA passphrase so that you could perform the below steps at much ease.
  • Firstly you will have to check whether your computer device is connected to the required active network.
  • Then in case your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and the computer is not connected then you will have to connect the both with the help of an USB cable.
  • Then you will have to check the HP Ojpro 6978 printer software is successfully installed in your computer device. If the software is installed then follow with the below steps, else you will have to download the HP Ojpro 6978 printer software first.
  • Now you will have to press the start button followed by the all programs or programs option.
  • From the programs list you will have to choose the HP where you will have to choose the Printer Setup Software option to continue with the further steps.
  • Then you will have to select the “Convert a USB connected printer to wireless” so that your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device will be converted to the wireless printer.
  • On choosing the “Convert a USB connected printer to wireless” option your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device will be converted to a wireless printer that makes your printing jobs more simpler and easier.


How to connect wirelessly to the printer without a router?
  • Firstly you have to try to resolve the issue by restarting your computer, your printer device and then router.
  • If still the problem exists, then check whether your HP printer device is connected to an active and constant network.
  • Also, check whether your computer system is connected to an active and a constant network.
  • If again the problem rises up, then check whether you have made any recent updates or changes with your computer system.
  • If again the problem rises up, then check whether you have made any recent updates or changes with your wireless router.
  • Also, check whether your printer device and the computer system is connected to a virtual private network that is VPN.
  • Also, check to that if any of the IP address of the network is changed recently.
  • Once all the above changes are cleared and reset to the normal condition then your HP printer will begin to print wirelessly with greater accuracy.


How to Connect HP Printer to Windows?
  • Choose Devices and Printers option from the Windows menu.
  • And, then choose add a printer option.
  • In case your HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device is present in the list, then you will have to choose next option and then you will have to follow the on screen instructions to complete the setup process. Once the setup process is completed you can continue with printing your files.
  • In case your HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device is not present in the list, then you will have to follow with the below steps.
  • Click your device is not listed and then click next,
  • Choose the port and then Windows update.
  • Click HP and then choose the name of your printer device.
  • Then follow the on screen instructions to complete the setup process.


How to Connect HP Printer to MAC?
  • Choose the system preferences menu from the Apple menu list.
  • Then select Print & Fax, Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners as per the operating system that you are using.
  • In case your HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device is present in the list, then you will have to remove and re-add your product and then continue with choosing the Add Printer or Scanner option and then choose the name of your printer device and then follow with the below steps.
  • Again, consider choosing the name of your printer with the help of Use or Print Using menu.
  • Then click add so that your HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device is added to the list.
  • Once added, you can close the system preferences dialog print and then take a test print.


How to Connect HP Printer to Smartphone or Tablet?
  • Firstly you will have to check whether the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device and the MAC device is connected to same wireless network.
  • Then you will have to choose the file menu from where you will have to choose the print option.
  • And, then click the print menu and then choose the nearby airprint printer devices.
  • In case your HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer Device is not present in the list, then you will have to choose your printer from the printer menu and then click add to add your printer device to the list.
  • Now make other print settings and then choose the print option so that your files will be printed accurately.


123 HP SETUP OJPRO6978 MOBILE PRINTING SOLUTIONS

To connect your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device to the Google cloud print service through your computer, you will have to follow the below set of steps. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow.

  • Firstly you will have to turn on your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Then you will have to load sheets of plain paper in to the main input tray.
  • Now you will have check whether the ink or toner cartridges are installed properly.
  • Now you will check whether the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device and the computer device is connected to the same active wireless network.
  • Now you will have to open the chrome browser in your computer device, and then you will have to sign in to your Google account.
  • Then you you will have to choose the Setting Up and Using HP ePrint option, from where you will have to continue with choosing the Connect Your HP Printer with Google Cloud Print option.
  • Now you will have to register your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, using the email address that has been assigned to the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device by the HP ePrint application.
  • Now you will have to scroll down to choose the manage button, so that the Google cloud print detects any of the printer that is connected to the network.
  • Now you will have to confirm the registration process on the control panel, to complete the confirmation process completely you will have to follow the on screen instructions.
  • Once the confirmation process is completed successfully, you will be provided with the print out of the confirmation page.
  • On getting the confirmation page, it is noted that your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device is now ready to make use of the Google Cloud Print service.


PRINT FROM A WIRELESS-CAPABLE COMPUTER

To print from a wireless capable mobile device that supports Wi-Fi Direct, you will have to follow with the below set of steps. We have made these steps simple and easy for you to understand and follow.

  • Firstly to continue with the process you will have to check whether you have installed the latest version of the HP Print Service Plugin on your mobile device that you are using.
  • This latest version of the HP Print Service Plugin for your mobile device can be download from the Google Play application store also.
  • Then you will have to check whether you have have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • Then you will have to turn on the Wi-Fi Direct on your mobile device that you are using.
  • Then from your mobile device, you will have to choose the document that you have to print.
  • Also, make note that the document you choose should be from the print enabled application.
  • Once you have chosen the document you will have to choose the print option to print your files.
  • Then from the available list of printer devices you will have to choose the Wi-Fi Direct name.
  • So that your mobile device will be connected with the Wi-Fi Direct active network.
  • In case your mobile device is not connected to the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, then you will have to follow the on screen instructions from the control panel of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, to connect your mobile device with the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device.
  • In case you are provided with a PIN code in the control panel of the HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, then you will have to enter the provided PIN code in your mobile device.
  • When your mobile device is successfully connected with your HP Ojpro 6978 printer device, you can begin with your printing process.


SOLVING PRINT PROBLEMS
When the printer is not printing (nothing prints)

In case your HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer device is not printing then you will have to check the estimated ink levels, and then replace any low or empty cartridges, to do this you will have to follow the below set of simple steps.

  • Firstly you will have to choose the ink level icon that is present on the control panel.
  • Then ink level estimate of the ink cartridges will be displayed in your screen.
  • Now you will have to identify any low or empty ink cartridges and then you will have to move on with the further set of steps.
  • Now you will have to turn on your HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer device if it is not already on, with the help of the power button.
  • Then open the access door of the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer device.
  • Then you will have to remove the low or empty ink cartridges.
  • Now open the new ink cartridge from the package.
  • Then you will have to insert the new ink cartridge in the cartridge slot of the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer device, push them firmly so that they are fixed firmly in the specific slot.
  • Once inserted you will have to close the access door of the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer device.
  • Follow these steps to insert the other ink cartridges too.
  • Now you will have to try to print.


When something on the page is missing or incorrect
  • Check the length of the USB cable and the printer area. Some of the time, the high electromagnetic fields created by the USB, can cause slight twists and ruin the quality of the printout.
  • All things considered, move your HP printer far from the electromagnetic field.
  • You are prescribed to utilize a cable that is under 3 meters in length to diminish the impacts of the electromagnetic field.