Take out the software CD that came with the HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer and insert it in the CD-ROM drive. (NOTE: Do not connect the USB cable to your HP printer untilthe printer asks you to do so.)Carefully, follow the instructions displayed on screen. When you are prompted, select USB option on the Connection Options screen.Complete the process by following the on-screen prompts.
If you prefer wired connection to wireless connection, then you should make use of it. The only disadvantage is that with wired connection, you can only connect one device with the printer. Connect the wide end of the Ethernet cable to the LAN port and connect the other end of the cable to HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer.
Choose the Scan option from the HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer’s home screen display screen.In case you don’t find the Scan option, press the Up and Down buttons fromthe Home menu. You will find the Scan option from the menu. Now, tap on Scan to Computer.Users can select the computer that they want to scan to from the display screen of the printer.
To locate the cartridge number on the printer is one of the easiest tasks. Go to the cartridge access door and then look for the number In case if you are not able tofind the cartridge number, you can also find it through the HP Officejet Pro 8730 printer software.
How to locate the cartridge number in the printer software?
With the use of web services in your HP Officejet Pro printers, you can access the internet in a jiffy, obtain documents and print them without any hassles.
NOTE: You cannot make use of these web services if HP Officejet Pro 8730 your printer is connected through an USB cable.
The two types of Web Services are,
SET UP WEB SERVICES USING THE PRINTER’S CONTROL PANEL
Your 123.hp.com/ojpro8730 printer’s control panel will provide you an easy way to set up web services.
Use your 123.hp.com/ojpro730 printer’s embedded web server (EWS) to set up andmanage web services.