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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


  • 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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