HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup Guide

The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377 series is a multifunction color printer for small and medium sized businesses or work groups printing up to 4,000 pages a month. It offers best in class performance including fastest first page out from sleep, fastest duplex printing, and lowest total energy consumption18 against leading competitors. The HP LaserJet MFP M377 series is expected to be available in April 2016.

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup
The HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Direct Printing feature lets you print from your wireless mobile device directly to an HP Wireless Direct-enabled printer without requiring connection to an established network or the Internet. Use HP Wireless Direct to print wirelessly from the following devices:
  • iPhone, iPad, or iTouch using Apple AirPrint or the HP ePrint mobile app
  • Mobile devices that run an Android print app or plugin

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup Direct Printing

For more information on HP Wireless Direct, This feature is available with wireless models only.
To set up HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Direct from the control panel, complete the following steps:
  1. From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Wireless button.
  2. Open the following menus:
  3. Wireless Menu
  4. Wireless Direct Settings
  5. On/Off
    HP recommends turning security ON and using a password. If no security is set, the printer can be accessed by anyone through the printer access point. If you have not previously configured a password, the printer will prompt you to configure one after you enable the feature.
    1. If the Wireless Direct Settings item does not appear on the control panel, you need to upgrade the printer firmware.
    2. Touch the On menu item.
    3. Set a security password (recommended). The printer might automatically prompt you to set a password.
    4. After setting a password, the printer saves the setting and then returns to the Wireless Direct Settings menu on the control panel.

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup
    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireeless Setup Network (Windows)

    Use this procedure to connect HP MFP M377 that is already on the network so that it can receive print jobs.
    Open the Add Printer Wizard:
    1. Windows Vista: Click the Windows icon in the lower-left corner of the screen, click Control Panel, and then click Printers. Click the option to add a printer.
    2. Windows 7: Click the Windows icon in the lower-left corner of the screen, and then click Devices and Printers. Click the option to add a printer.
    3. Windows 8: Right-click or touch and hold the lower-left corner of the screen to display the menu. Click or tap Control Panel, and then click or tap Devices and Printers. Click or tap the option to add a printer.
    • Select the option to add a network printer.
    • A list of available products displays. Select the LaserJet Pro MFP M377 from the list, and then click the Next button.
    • If the product is not in the list of available printers, click the The printer that I want isn't listed link. Select one of the options to find the product, and then click the Next button.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Connection Type (Windows)

    If you are already using the product and you wish to change the way it is connected, use the Reconfigure your HP Device shortcut on your computer desktop or the Programs group (depending on the operating system) to change the connection. For example, you can wireless set up LaserJet Pro MFP M377 to use a different wireless address, to connect to a wired or wireless network, or change from a network connection to a USB connection.
    You can change the configuration without inserting the product CD. After you select the type of connection you wish to make, the program goes directly to the portion of the product setup procedure that needs to change.

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup Web Services Applications

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Wireless Setup Web Services applications provide useful content that can be automatically downloaded from the Internet to the printer. Choose from a variety of applications including news, calendars, forms, and cloud-based document storage.
    • To use this feature, the printer must be connected to a wired or wireless network and have Internet access. HP Web Services must be enabled on the printer.

    Enable Web Services

    This process enables both HP Web Services and the Apps button.
    1. From the Home screen on the printer control panel, swipe until the Setup menu displays. Touch the Setup icon to open the menu.
    2. Touch HP Web Services.
    3. Touch Enable Web Services.
    4. To print the HP Web Services Terms of Use, touch Print.
    5. Touch OK to complete the procedure.
    After you download an application from the HP Connected Web site, it is available in the Apps menu on the printer control panel.
    Advanced configuration with HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) and HP Device Toolbox (Windows)
    Use the HP Embedded Web Server to manage printing functions from a computer instead of the printer control panel.
    1. View printer status information
    2. Determine the remaining life for all supplies and order new ones
    3. View and change tray configurations
    4. View and change the printer control-panel menu configuration
    5. View and print internal pages
    6. Receive notification of printer and supplies events
    7. View and change network configuration
    The HP Embedded Web Server works when the printer is connected to an IP-based network. The HP
    Embedded Web Server does not support IPX-based printer connections. Internet access is not needed to open and use the HP Embedded Web Server.
    When the printer is connected to the network, the HP Embedded Web Server is automatically available.
    1. HP Device Toolbox is software used to connect to the HP Embedded Web Server when the printer is connected to a computer via USB. It is available only if a full installation was performed when the printer was installed on a computer. Depending on how the printer is connected, some features might not be available.
    2. The HP Embedded Web Server is not accessible beyond the network firewall.
    Method one: Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) from the Start menu
    1. Click the Start button, and then click the Programs item.
    2. Click the HP printer group, and then click the HP Device Toolbox item.
    Method two: Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS) from a Web browser
    1. From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Connection Information button, and then touch the Network Connected button or the Network Wi-Fi ON button to display the IP address or host name.
    2. Open a Web browser, and in the address line, type the IP address or host name exactly as it displays on the printer control panel. Press the Enter key on the computer keyboard. The EWS opens.
    If the Web browser displays a There is a problem with this website’s security certificate message when attempting to open the EWS, click Continue to this website (not recommended). Choosing Continue to this website (not recommended) will not harm the computer while navigating within the EWS for the HP printer.

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 IP Network Settings

    Use the following sections to configure the printer network settings.
    Printer sharing disclaimer
    HP does not support peer-to-peer networking, as the feature is a function of Microsoft operating systems and not of the HP printer drivers. Go to Microsoft View or change network settings
    Use the HP Embedded Web Server to view or change IP configuration settings.
    1. Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS):
    • From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Connection Information button, and then touch the Network Connected button or the Network Wi-Fi ON button to display the IP address or host name.
    • Open a Web browser, and in the address line, type the IP address or host name exactly as it displays on the printer control panel. Press the Enter key on the computer keyboard. The EWS opens.
    2. Click the Networking tab to obtain network information. Change settings as needed.
    Rename the printer on a network

    To rename the printer on a network so that it can be uniquely identified, use the HP Embedded Web Server.
    1. Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS):
    • From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Connection Information button, and then touch the Network Connected button or the Network Wi-Fi ON button to display the IP address or host name.
    • Open a Web browser, and in the address line, type the IP address or host name exactly as it displays on the printer control panel. Press the Enter key on the computer keyboard. The EWS opens.
    2. Open the System tab.
    3. On the Device Information page, the default printer name is in the Device Description field. You can change this name to uniquely identify this printer.
    4. Click the Apply button to save the changes.

    Manually Configure IPv4 TCP/IP Parameters From the Control Panel

    Use the control-panel menus to manually set an IPv4 address, subnet mask, and default gateway.
    1. From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Setup button.
    2. Scroll to and touch the Network Setup menu.
    3. Touch the IPv4 Config Method menu, and then touch the Manual button.
    4. Use the keypad on the touchscreen to enter the IP address, and touch the OK button. Touch the Yes button to confirm.
    5. Use the keypad on the touchscreen to enter the subnet mask, and touch the OK button. Touch the Yes button to confirm.
    6. Use the keypad on the touchscreen to enter the default gateway, and touch the OK button. Touch the Yes button to confirm

    HP LaserJet Pro MFP M377 Link Speed and Duplex Settings

    This information applies only to Ethernet networks. It does not apply to wireless networks.
    The link speed and communication mode of the print server must match the network hub. For most
    situations, leave the printer in automatic mode. Incorrect changes to the link speed and duplex settings might prevent the printer from communicating with other network devices. To make changes, use the printer control panel.
    • The printer setting must match the setting for the network device (a network hub, switch, gateway, router, or computer).

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