HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Printer Setup Guide

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HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Setup

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Setup Network

Additional advanced settings are available from the printer's home page (embedded web server or EWS). For more information, see Embedded web server.
This section contains the following topics:
  • Set up the printer for wireless communication
  • Change network settings
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wi-Fi Direct
Set up the printer for wireless communication
  • Before you begin
  • Set up the printer on your wireless network
  • Change the connection type
  • Test the wireless connection
  • Turn on or off the wireless capability of the printer
Before you begin 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 and the computers that use the printer are on the same network (subnet).
  4. While connecting the printer, you might be prompted to enter the wireless network name (SSID) and a wireless password.
  5. The wireless network name is the name of your wireless network.
  6. 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.
HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Printer Setup

Set up the Printer HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 on Your Wireless Network

Use the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Setup Wizard from the printer control panel display to set up wireless communication.
  1. From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, and then touch (Wireless).
  2. Touch ( Settings ).
  3. Touch Wireless Settings.
  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  5. Follow the display instructions to complete the setup.
If you are already using the printer with a different type of connection, such as a USB connection, follow the instructions in Change the connection type to set up the printer on your wireless network.

Change the connection type
After you have installed the HP 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). Connecting an Ethernet cable turns off the wireless capability of the printer.

To change from an Ethernet connection to a wireless connection (Windows)
  1. Remove the Ethernet cable from the printer.
  2. Run the Wireless Setup Wizard to make the wireless connection. For more information, see Set up the printer on your wireless network.

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 USB connection to a wireless network (Windows)

Before you proceed, go through the list at Before you begin.
  1. Open the HP printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows).
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Click Device Setup & Software.
  4. Select Convert a USB connected printer to wireless. Follow the onscreen instructions.
To change from a USB connection to a wireless network (OS X)
  1. Connect the HP OfficeJet 8710 Wireless printer to your wireless network.
  2. Use wireless printer setups to change the software connection to wireless for this printer.
Learn more about how to change from a USB to wireless connection. Click here to go online for more information at this time.

Test the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wi-Fi setup connection
  1. Print the wireless test report for information about the printer wireless connection. The wireless test report provides information about the printer status, hardware (MAC) address, and IP address.
  2. If there is a problem with the wireless connection or if a wireless connection attempt failed, the wireless test report also provides diagnostic information.
  3. 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 control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, touch (the Wireless button), and then touch ( Settings ).
  2. Touch Print Reports.
  3. Touch Wireless Test Report.
Turn on or off the wireless capability of the printer
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 HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, touch (the Wireless button), and then touch ( Settings ).
  2. Touch Wireless Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless to switch it on or off.

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Change network settings

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

To print network settings Do one of the following:
  • From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard. Touch (Wireless) or (Ethernet) to display the network status screen. Touch Print Details to print the network configuration page.
  • From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, touch ( Setup ), 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 or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, 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 OfficeJet Pro 8710 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.

Before setting a manual IP address, it is recommended to first connect the printer to the network using Automatic mode. This allows the router to configure the printer with other needed settings like subnet mask, default gateway and DNS address.

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 control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, touch ( Setup ), and then touch Network Setup.
  2. Touch Ethernet Settings or Wireless Settings.
  3. Touch Advanced Settings.
  4. Touch IP Settings. A message appears warning that changing the IP address removes the printer from the network. Touch OK to continue.
  5.  Enter your changes, and then touch Done .
  6.  Touch OK .
To change the settings manually, touch Manual (Static), and then enter the appropriate information for the following settings:
  • IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway
  • DNS Address
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1 comment:

  1. don't want wireless,can i still connect...how

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