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How To Setup HP Pagewide Pro 477DW Printer?

HP Pagewide Pro 477DW is a multifunctional printer that lets you operate over a wired, wireless, or a USB cable connection. 2-sided printing, color touchscreen, mobile printing, and HP Pagewide technology color are the features supported by this printer. You have to use HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server to connect the HP Pagewide Pro 477DW printer over a wireless network via WPS. On this web page, we will show you how to setup Hp PageWide pro 477DW printer for the first time.

Setup HP Pagewide Pro 477DW Printer

Unboxing

  • Open the product box.
  • Take the HP Pagewide Pro 477DW printer and its components out of the box.
  • Place the printer on a table.
  • Slowly remove all packing tapes from the printer.
  • Take the starter ink cartridge box (placed near the output tray) out of the printer.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door and remove the packing material from it.

Hardware setup

  • Now, take out the starter ink cartridges from the box.
  • Insert the cartridges one by one into the respective slots.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Raise the printer’s control panel.
  • Now, connect your HP printer to an electrical outlet and turn it ON.
  • Select language, country, and date & time by following the prompts displayed on your printer’s screen.
  • Install a stack of A4 paper into the tray.
  • Wait until the printer completes the initialization.
  • Once the process completes, begin the network setup process as instructed below.

Connecting printer over a wired network

To setup Hp PageWide pro 477DW printer over a wired network. Your HP printer will ask you to select the connection type after the half completion of the installation.

  • Select the Ethernet option.
  • Connect an Ethernet cable into your printer.
  • Make sure to connect the other end of the same cable into your router or access point.
  • Wait for some time. During this time, your network will try to identify the printer details, such as its IP address.
  • Once your printer’s IP address is displayed on the screen, select the Print Details option.
  • Now, your HP printer will start to print a page containing the printer’s IP address.
  • Your HP Pagewide Pro 477DW printer is now connected to the wired network.

Connecting printer over a USB cable

If you wish to connect your HP printer over a USB cable network, then perform the instructions given below.

  • On your Windows or Mac computer, install the HP Pagewide Pro 477DW printer software.
  • Note: You can use the HP software CD or the downloaded printer software to perform the driver installation.
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the installation screen.
  • During the driver installation, you will be prompted to select a Connection type.
  • Choose the USB-Connect the printer to the computer using a USB cable option.
  • When prompted, connect the HP printer and your computer using the USB cable.
  • Once you setup Hp PageWide pro 477DW printer for USB, try a test print.

Connecting printer over a wireless network

  • Make sure that your wireless router or access point is turned ON and ready for the Wi-Fi setup process.
  • Gather your wireless network credentials, such as username and password.
  • Now, turn your HP Pagewide Pro 477DW printer ON.
  • Select Network Setup > Wireless Settings > Wireless Setup Wizard on the control panel.
  • Now, your HP printer scans for available wireless networks.
  • Once the available Wi-Fi networks are displayed on the printer screen, select your wireless name from the list.
  • Enter your wireless network password. Tap the OK button.
  • Now, connect your computer to the same wireless network that the printer is connected too.
  • Complete the printer driver installation process by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, try a test print.

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