123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer Wifi Setup & Install 123.hp.com/ojpro6978

HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer Install and Setup

HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer is a best fit for small Offices and Enterprises. It is capable of Print, Fax, Scan, Copy and Web features. Your InkJet Printer can achieve a print speed of 30 PPM in Black and 26 PPM in Color quality. Now your printer is designed with an external USB port for quickly sending in faxes, copy & scan images at once. Easy change the print settings from the large preview screen that is represented on a Color Graphic display. Get to print more number of documents utilizing the 225 sheets high capacity Input Tray.

HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 comes pre-loaded with many business apps that should often make things easy while printing your document, photo, brochure, charts and reports. Get Instant Ink compatible Cartridges delivered to you by simply enrolling into the HP Instant Ink program. Your printer entails you to install the CMYK doubly secured HP Ink Cartridges and then achieve a high yield on Ink. Now you may interface the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer to a computer on different types of networking options that includes the USB, Ethernet, Wireless and Mobile Printing.

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123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer Setup and Install

Initially open up the printer shipment to pick out HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer. Connect the printer power cord to power source and then the other end to HP Printer. Press the power button that is present isolated from the control panel. Now the printer screen display should lit up and start loading the printer menu.

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  • While starting the printer setup on its first time ensure that you hear the print carriage movement
  • Now try to set values and then program the language setting, country and region settings. Tap OK to confirm it
  • Establish a USB cable connection to your printer and its farthest end fastened to computer
  • Tear open the protective cover and then get each one of the CMYK Ink Cartridges ready for installation purpose. Prior to the installation try to detach the plastic flaps completely from the cartridges
  • Pull up the Ink Cartridge access door from its sides to unlock and open it
  • Pull up the cartridge tab to slide in the Ink Cartridge within their allocated cartridge slot. Push it until it clicks into place
  • Similarly repeat this installation procedure for all the other Ink Cartridges and then enclose the cartridge tab
  • Now try to access the printer menu from the screen display to select Ink tab. Check for the Ink levels and then confirm on the successful Ink Cartridge installation
  • Disengage the Input Tray from printer and then load the A4 sheets within the tray. Slide the paper width guides on towards the print media to keep it intact
  • Now you can send a Test Print and then check for the print head alignment
  • Get the Test Print from the output tray and then place it over the scanner to close its lid
  • Touch Scan button over the screen display to begin the scanning process
  • Now you can determine to choose from either one of USB, Ethernet and Wireless Connectivity and then accomplish the printer setup successfully
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You are now fully prepared to install the printer software directly from the 123.hp.com website. If an HP Printer installation disk is available then you may also install this printer software by loading the disk to your external CD drive. Follow the on screen instructions to finish installing the printer setup. If you require the printer driver software to be downloaded then get it done from 123.hp.com/ojpro6978 or 123.hp.com/setup 6978.

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How to connect a HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer?

  • Select any one of the following steps based on the Windows OS
    • Windows 8: Click the Start button and then select App Bar. Click All Apps button to view the list of all installed apps. Go to HP index and then double click HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Software
    • Windows 7, Vista XP OS: Click Win Start button and then open All Programs features. Scroll through the list to find the HP Printer folder. Double click the printer software to run it
  • Get to access the running printer software and then click the Setup menu. Now select Printer Setup and Software
  • Over the Installer window try to select the radio button adjacent to Connect a New Printer
  • Follow up with the auto installer instructions and then get the New Printer Connection done

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123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Wireless Printing Support

How to wireless print from an iPhone?

HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 is a wireless printer that can print from an iPhone and other Apple devices. Now you can effortlessly print Photo, Emails and Offline pages without even connecting to a network. Follow the given below instructions to wireless print from an iPhone.

  • Primarily enable the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Auto-wireless and then connect to an active wireless network
  • Check for the Wi-Fi setting in your iPhone to confirm on the similarity of the existing wireless connection established at printer end
  • It is to be noted that in normal conditions your AirPrint Setup would not function if connected to a Hotspots, Bluetooth and Cellular Data Connection
  • If your mobile is not a Apple product then try to install a general wireless compatible print app from Apple iTunes store and then wireless print
  • Open the AirPrint app in your iPhone and then tap Share option. Now select Print button
  • Select the perfectly fitting photo, image and webpage from your iPhone and then tap Print
  • Now try to choose the AirPrint Setup and then tap OK button
  • Here you can go ahead and change the print settings according to the selected print document. Touch Print button
  • You should now have the AirPrint job getting printed
  • In case you want to scan a borderless image then try to make use of the wireless print app and then get it done at professional quality

123 HP OJPro 6978 Printer Wireless Setup

HP ePrint

HP ePrint is a web service that can enable the mobile and tablet users to print wirelessly. Get a default printer email address by simply registering your printer to the HP Connected page. Now you can avail the HP remote print service by simply installing the HP ePrint mobile app.

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Google Cloud Print

Google Cloud Print is a web based network that enables the interconnection of all cloud ready printers. Now you can instantly web print from anywhere and also through any mobile devices. Easy register your printer to Google Cloud Print and then install your printer over the clouds.

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AirPrint

AirPrint is a wireless compatible printer setup that can provide easy access to a range of Apple and iPhone devices. AirPrint is generally termed to be a driverless printer and that does not require any network access. In few simple steps now you can print your offline safari pages and photos instantly.

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How to change Printer USB connection to a wireless network?

  • Procedure to follow based on the available Windows OS
    • Windows 8 OS: Click the Win Start button and then highlight App Bar to enable it. Click All Apps and then choose HP indexing. Double click the desired printer software to run it
    • Windows 7, Vista and XP OS: Click Start menu to select All Programs tab. Now try to scroll and select the HP Folder. Double click the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 to install it on windows
  • Once the HP Printer Software open up try to click Setup menu. Now select Printer Setup and Software tab
  • Make use of the appearing window pane to select the radio button Connect Printer to a Web
  • Get your printer connected to a wired USB cable. Then the other end of USB cable to computer
  • Follow up the installer directions to specify Wireless connection. Click Next button
  • Now you can disengage the USB cable from printer and then go to the installer screen prompter to enter the Service Set Identifier. Click the Next button
  • You should enter the WEP Key over the installer prompt and then click Next button
  • This procedure should fasten your printer to a wireless network and then enable you to wireless print from any device located at distant places

How to connect wirelessly to a printer without the router?

  • Touch the color screen display to view printer menu. Find the magic frame and then tap Wi-Fi Direct button
  • Now try to slide the Wi-Fi Direct ON/OFF control switch to enable it with Security
  • Always remember to connect your computer to a wireless network
  • Tap the Details button present in the screen display to know about the default wireless printer name and security
  • Now you should try to access the Network and Internet setting from windows OS and then intent to Add a Wireless Device to your computer
  • Now the wireless setup wizard should find for the available Wi-Fi Printers and then connect to it
  • You should now select the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 wireless printer and then click Next button
  • Now try to enter the security password and then click Next button
  • Proceed through the installer program to complete the Wireless Printer Setup
  • Get your mobile and then try to access the Wi-Fi settings and then enable it ON
  • Now you should try to connect to a Wi-Fi Printer utilizing the Add a Wi-Fi Connection wizard
  • Enter the default wireless printer name and then the security key to Tap OK option
  • At once get connected to HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Wireless Printer from your mobile device

How to select your printer on Mac?

  1. Click the Apple Menu button and then select System Preferences folder
  2. Scroll to Hardware Settings zone and then double click Print and Fax setting

Steps to follow when HP Printer is available

  • Click ‘+’ sign button in order to add a printer
  • Make use of the window pane to select the printer model and its series. Then click Next button
  • Progress ahead with the auto installer to finish the Add a Printer wizard

Steps to follow when HP Printer is Unavailable

  • Click ‘+’ sign button and then follow up with the onscreen instructions to add a printer
  • Select the appropriate printer name and its respective series from the available window pane to click Next button
  • Now try to select wireless connection. Then click Continue button
  • Go to the Print Using option and then select HP OfficeJet Pro 6978. Click Next button
  • Run through the add printer wizard steps and then finish the Printer Setup
  • Finally try to download the latest version of Mac compatible HP Printer software from 123.hp.com/ojpro6978

How to connect the HP OfficeJet Pro Printer to your Smartphone or Tablet?

  • In the beginning try to switch on the Wi-Fi access that exists in mobile and tablet
  • You can now Add a Wi-Fi Connection to your mobile. Try to know about the list of all the available wireless networks present near your mobile and tablet
  • Then try to select the most desired Wi-Fi Connection. Tap OK and then at once provide the WPA Passphrase to pass the network security
  • In about a few seconds you should have the mobile and tablet connected to a Wi-Fi Connection
  • Open a print document and then tap Print button to begin the Test Print

123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Mobile Printer Service

HP ePrint service is a mobile print facility that offers the wireless print convenience to its users. It will enable you to print everything from document, photo and images. You can get the HP ePrint software downloaded from hp.com/go/wirelessprinting and then install it on Notebook, Mobile and Tablets.

It is absolutely necessary that the printer wireless and computer wireless be established to one common wireless network.

Apple

  • Get the iPhone and then select the desired photo that you would want to print. Tap Share button
  • Tap Print button and then select the correct printer software. Then Tap OK button
  • You can now alter the default print settings and then tap OK button
  • Touch Print button and then transmit the print task

Android

  • Get your android phone and then try to run the Google Play Store app. Check the installed app listing to know if the HP Print Service Plug-in is available
  • Else you can get the HP AiO Mobile app download from the Google play store
  • Now you can choose the print photo or document and then tap Menu button. Touch Print button
  • Ensure that the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 software is selected and then go about to set values for the default print settings
  • Tap OK and then touch Print button to begin the print task

Google Chrome

  • Double click to open the Chrome browser. Click Menu button and then select Print tab. Now get a print dialog window to appear
  • You can select the printer name from the down arrow menu button
  • Further try to select the print settings and then click Apply
  • Once finished preview settings you can click the Print button

Windows

  • Open any print document and then tap menu button to select Print command
  • Try to fasten the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 to a wireless network
  • Select the required HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer and then touch OK button
  • Now you can try to program the print settings and then tap Print option

Amazon

  • In the Amazon device try to check if MobiSystems Office App is already installed
  • Open up the print document from the MobiSystems app and then touch Print
  • Go ahead to change the print settings and then tap Print
  • Now select HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer and then tap Print to forward the wireless print task

Print using a Wireless Computer

HP Wi-Fi Direct is a driverless print network that provides the convenience of wireless printing without using the network. It enables you to effortlessly build a Local Wireless Network consisting of up to 5 mobile devices.

How to print from a wireless computer (Windows)?

  • Touch the color screen display and then swipe down the tab to view the printer dashboard menu. Touch Wi-Fi Direct button
  • Slide the Wi-Fi Direct ON/OFF control switch to ON position
  • Next progressive step is to enable the printer Wi-Fi connection over 123.hp.com/Setup 6978
  • Preliminarily your computer should be able to connect to a wireless network
  • Open the windows control panel and then double click Network and Internet settings. Click Add a Wireless Printer/Device button and then follow up with the Installer Wizard
  • Over the installer prompt try to enter the default wireless name of your printer and then click Next button
  • Now you should provide the security key and then click Next. Progress through the installer prompt and end up the wireless setup
  • If your printer is USB wired connected then follow the given below instructions to achieve a wireless printer setup
    • Win 8: Click Win Start menu and then select App frame bar. Click All Apps and then go to HP Printer to run the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 app in windows
    • Win 7, XP and Vista: Click the Start button to select All Programs tab. Scroll over the list and then select HP folder. Click the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer program to run it
  • Double click HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 and then click Printer Setup & Software option. Now choose the radio button Connect a New Printer and then click Next
  • Follow screen instructions to promptly specify the default wireless printer name and click Next
  • Your windows OS should detect for the HP Wi-Fi Direct Printer and then proceed to click Next
  • Select this HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Wi-Fi Printer and click Next
  • You can now furnish the Security password and then click Next button
  • Progress through the New Printer Wizard instructions to finish the wireless setup

How to print from a wireless computer (OS X)?

  • Tap the screen display to open the printer menu. Swipe down the tab to access printer dashboard. Touch Wi-Fi Direct button
  • Slide in the ON/OFF control switch to enable Printer Wi-Fi Direct ON
  • Click the Airplane Start button and then select AirPort option. Then try to switch the AirPort settings to ON status
    • Double click the AirPort option to know about the available Wi-Fi Printer listings
    • Here in choose the desired Wi-Fi Printer and then go about to provide the security key. Then click Next button
    • This procedure should get your Wi-Fi Direct Printer at once connected to a Mac System
    • Now you can Add a New Printer utilizing the Mac System Preferences
    • Double click Printer & Fax settings and then proceed to Add a Printer by clicking the ‘+’ sign button
    • Make use of the window pane to select the printer model and thereafter its series to click Next
    • Now you can provide the default wireless connection name over the installer prompt and then click Next button
    • Now type the security key and then click Next button. This should establish a wireless printer setup over Mac OS
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