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While installing the printer software in the printer, make sure that your computer and the printer is connected to a network connection. It can either be wireless, or wired or USB connection.

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  • Un-box your HP Officejet Pro 8740 wireless printer from its packaging.
  • Connect the wires at their appropriate place.
  • Now, switch on the HP printer by pressing the Power button.
  • The LCD screen with several buttons and icons is the control panel of your HP printer.
  • Install the ink cartridges by unpacking from the package.
  • Remove the protective tape on the ink cartridge.
  • Slowly, insert the ink cartridge into its place according to the color code. Push it in until it locks into place.
  • Go to 123.hp.com to download the needed software and drivers for your Wireless printer.
  • You can also install the software from the CD that came with the printer. Insert the CD into the drive and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • After completing the process, save the settings and click Close to complete.

 

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How to connect the HP printer to your Mac?

  • Click on Setup and the select Network or Wireless menu.
  • From the list of options available, tap on Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • The list of wireless networks will be available on screen. Choose the one which you want touse.
  • When asked, enter the WEP password of the network key of the wireless connection.
  • Your HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer will be connected to the wireless network soon. After it gets connected, print atest report to see if the printer works fine.
  • Also, it is not needed to install the MAC printer driver separately. It gets installed automatically when you update the Apple device software.
  • Now, connect your HP printer and your Apple device with the use of an USB connection.
  • Connect other devices to the Internet through wired or wireless connection.
  • Go to the Menu option in the Apple device and touch software update. Otherwise, chooseAbout this Mac and then select Software updates.
  • Now, choose Install.

 

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How to select your printer on your MAC?

  • Open the Apple menu and choose System Preferences.
  • Go to the Hardware tab and then choose Print and Fax.
  • When your HP printer is listed,
  • Roll your pointer on (-) minus sign and remove the printer. Now, click on the (+) sign and Adda new printer.
  • Choose the printer name when it appears on screen.
  • Now, click on OK to continue.

 

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When your HP printer is not listed,

  • Roll your mouse pointer near (+) sign and then click on Add Printer or Scanner.
  • Choose any one of the option when the printer names appear.
  • Click on Continue option.
  • On the Print Using box, choose the printers name.
  • Now, download and install the Apple printer software.

 

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