How To HP Envy 7640 Wireless Printer Setup

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HP Envy 7640 Wireless Printer Setup

Before you begin How To HP Envy 7640 Wireless Printer Setup Ensure the following:
  1. The printer is not connected to the network using an Ethernet cable.
  2. The wireless network is set up and working properly.
  3. The printer HP Envy 7640 and the computers that use the printer are on the same network (subnet). While connecting the printer, you might be prompted to enter the wireless network name (SSID) and a wireless password.
  4. The wireless network name is the name of your wireless network.
  5. The wireless password prevents other people from connecting to your wireless network without your permission. Depending on the level of security required, your wireless network might use either a WPA passphrase or WEP key.
  • If you have not changed the network name or the security passkey since setting up your wireless network, you can sometimes find them on the back or side of the wireless router.
  • If you cannot find the network name or the security password or cannot remember this information, see the documentation provided with your computer or with the wireless router.
  • If you still cannot find this information, contact your network administrator or the person who set up the wireless network.Set up the printer on your wireless network
  • Use the Wireless Setup Wizard from the printer control panel display to set up wireless communication.
Before you begin.
  1. From the printer control panel, touch (Wireless).
  2. Touch (Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless Settings.
  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard.
  5. Follow the display instructions to complete the setup

HP Envy 7640 Wi-Fi Setup USB connection

After you have installed the HP Envy 7640 wireless printer software and connected the printer to your computer or to a network, you can use the software to change the connection type (for example, from a USB connection to a wireless connection).

To change from an Ethernet connection to a wireless connection(Windows)

  1. Remove the Ethernet cable from the printer.
  2. Open the printer software after the installation.Run the Wireless Setup Wizard to make the wireless connection.
To change from a USB connection to a wireless net work (Windows)

1.Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
  • Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in lower left corner of the Start screen, select the printer name, and then click Utilities.
  • Windows 8: Right-click an empty area on the Start screen, click All Apps on the app bar,select the printer name, and then click Utilities.
  • Windows 7,Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start ,select All Programs, click HP, click the folder of your printer.
2.Click Printer Setup & Software.
3.Select Convert a USB connected printer to wireless. Follow the on-screen instructions.

To change from a USB or Ethernet connection to a wireless connection (OS X)

  1. Connect the printer HP 7649 to your wireless network.
  2. Open System Preferences.
  3. Depending on your operating system, click Print & Fax, Print, Scan & Fa, or Printers & Scanners in the Hardware section.
  4. Select your printer in the left pane and click - at the bottom of the list. Do the same for the fax entry, if there is one for the current connection.
  5. Open HP Utility.HP Utility is located in the Hewlett-Packard folder in the Applications folder at the top level of the hard disk.
  6. Choose Devices >HP Auto Wireless Connect and follow the prompts.

To change from a wireless connection to a USB or Ethernet connection (Windows)

Connect the USB or Ethernet cable to the printer HP Envy 7640

To change from a wireless connection to a USB or Ethernet connection (OS X)
Add the printer to the print queue.
  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Depending on your operating system, click Print & Fax,Print, Scan & Fax, or Printers & Scanners in the Hardware section.
  3. Select your printer in the left pane and click - at the bottom of the list. Do the same for the fax entry, if there is one for the current connection.
  4. Open HP Utility.HP Utility is located in the Hewlett-Packard folder in the Applications folder at the top level of the hard disk.
  5. Choose Devices Setup New Device and follow the prompts.
How To HP Envy 7640 Wireless Printer Setup

Test the Printer HP Envy 7640 wireless connection

Print the wireless test report for information about the HP Envy 7640 Wireless Printer Setup connection. The wireless test report provides information about the printer status, hardware (MAC) address, and IP address. If the printer is connected to a network, the test report displays details about the network settings.To print the wireless test report
  1. From the printer HP Envy 7640 control panel, touch (Wireless), and then touch (Settings).
  2. Touch Print Reports
  3. Touch Wireless Test Report.
Turn on or off the wireless capability of the printer HP Envy 7640. The blue Wireless light on the printer control panel is lit when the wireless capability of the printer is on.
Connecting an Ethernet cable to the printer automatically turns off the wireless capability and the Wireless light.
  1. From the printer control panel, touch Setup and then touch Network Setup.
  2. Touch HP Envy 7640 Wi-Fi Settings
  3. Touch Wireless to turn it on or off.

Connect wirelessly to the HP Envy 7640 without a router With Wi-Fi Direct,

You can print wirelessly from a computer, smart phone, tablet, or other wireless-capable device without connecting to an existing wireless network

Guidelines for using Wi-Fi Direct
  1. Make sure your computer or mobile device has the necessary software.
  2. If you are using a computer, make sure you have installed the printer software provided with the printer.
  3. If you have not installed the HP printer software on the computer, connect to Wi-Fi Direct first and then install the printer software. Select Wireless when prompted by the printer software for a connection type.
  4. If you are using a mobile device, make sure you have installed a compatible printing app.
  5. Make sure Wi-Fi Direct is turned on in the printer and, if necessary, security is enabled.
  6. Up to five computers and mobile devices can use the same Wi-Fi Direct connection.
  7. Wi-Fi Direct can be used while the printer is also connected either to a computer using a USB cable or to a network using a wireless connection.
  8. Wi-Fi Direct cannot be used to connect a computer, mobile device, or printer to the Internet.

To print from a wireless-capable mobile device

Make sure you have installed a compatible printing app on your mobile device.
  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer HP Envy 7640.
  2. Turn on the Wi-Fi connection on your mobile device. For more information, see the documentation provided with the mobile device. If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. From the mobile device, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the Wi-Fi Direct name from the list of wireless networks shown such as DIRECT-**- HP (where** are the unique characters to identify your printer).Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password when prompted.
  4. Print your document.

To print from a wireless-capable computer (Windows)

  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer.
  2. Turn on the computer's Wi-Fi connection. For more information,see the documentation provided with the computer. If your computer does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. From the computer, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the Wi-Fi Direct name from the list of wireles networks shown such as DIRECT-**- HP (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer and XXXX is the printer model located on the printer).Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password when prompted.
  4. Proceed to step 5 if the printer has been installed and connected to the computer over a wireless network. If the printer has been installed and connected to your computer with a USB cable, follow the steps below to install the printer software using the HP Wi-Fi Direct connection.
  5. Print your document.
a. Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
  • Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in lower left corner of the Start screen, select the printer name, and then click Utilities.
  • Windows 8: Right-click an empty area on the Start screen, click All Apps on the app bar, select the printer name, and then click Utilities
  • Windows 7,Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start,select All Programs, click HP, click the folder of your printer.
b. Click Printer HP Envy 7640 Setup Software, and then select Connect a new printer.
c. When the Connection Options software screen appears, select Wireless. Select your HP printer software from the list of detected printers.
d. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Change Printer HP Envy 7640 Wireless Network Settings

From the printer HP envy 7640 control panel,you can set up and manage your printer wireless connection and perform a variety of network management tasks. This includes viewing and changing network settings, restoring network defaults, and turning the wireless function on or off.

HP Envy 7640 Network settings are provided for your convenience. However, unless you are an advanced user, you should not change some of these settings (such as the link speed, IP settings,default gateway, and firewall settings).

To print the network configuration page
  1. From the printer control panel, touch Setup
  2. Touch Reports and then touch Network Configuration Report.

To set the link speed

You can change the speed at which data is transmitted over the network. The default is Automatic.
  1. From the printer control panel, touch Setup and then touch Network Setup.
  2. Touch Ethernet Settings.
  3. Select Advanced Settings
  4. Touch Link Speed
  5. Touch the appropriate option that matches your network hardware.

HP Envy 7640 To change IP settings

The default IP setting for the IP settings is Automatic, which sets the IP settings automatically. If you
are an advanced user and want to use different settings (such as the IP address, subnet mask, or the
default gateway), you can change them manually.

Be careful when manually assigning an IP address. If you enter an invalid IP address during the installation, your network components cannot connect with the printer.
  1. From the printer HP Envy 7640 control panel, touch Setup and then touch Network Setup
  2. Touch Ethernet Settings or Wireless Settings.
  3. Touch Advanced Settings
  4. Touch IP Settings.
  5. A message appears warning that changing the IP address removes the printer from the network.Touch OK to continue.
  6. Automatic is selected by default. To change the settings manually, touch Manual, and then enter the appropriate information for the following settings:
  • IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway
  • DNS Address
     7.Enter your changes, and then touch Done
     8.Touch OK

Versatile performance for all your home projects

  1. Create borderless, lab-quality photos, fulfilling creative projects, and standout documents with ease.
  2. Easily connect to your local network and the Internet wirelessly or using the Ethernet port.
  3. Walk up, edit, and print photos right from the 3.5-inch (8.89 cm) touchscreen.
  4. Manage multiple pages quickly with the 25-page automatic document feeder and automatic two-sided printing.

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