Being one of the leading tech giants, HP has been introducing several products to its users. Printers are not excluded from those products and all of the printer models have their own credibilities. But you might not be familiar with the procedure of setting up such printers. If you have recently purchased an HP 8600 OfficeJet printer, then you might be looking for its setup process. The article will thoroughly discuss all the steps in a precise way of performing the HP 8600 printer setup. We hope after reading the article, it won’t be difficult any longer for you to set up your HP 8600 printer.
From removing the printer, from its package to print a document, all of them are so important, when it comes to the setup process. For knowing the steps to complete the HP 8600 printer setup process, you can follow this section. Here, we have discussed all the steps in a precise way.
If you have a duplexer printer, then this step is something that you must follow. As you have already opened the box and taken out the printer from it, now you have to install the printing accessories on it. To do so, you can follow the steps as mentioned in the following section.
That’s all you need to know about the steps to install the accessories on your printer. Now, go to the next step and go through what it says.
Before you follow this section, you should know that this unit doesn’t come in each region and this is an optional accessory. If your printer doesn’t include a tray 2, then we recommend you to step to the next step. Whatsoever, to install the tray 2, you can follow the steps given below.
With these steps, it shouldn’t be any harder to install the tray in the printer. If you have followed the steps properly, then the tray should be on its place.
If you have installed the tray in the printer, then this is the next step to follow. Some users might not have the tray 2 to install in the printer. Nonetheless, you may have the duplexer and if so, then after installing that, you should follow this section. Here, we are going to discuss all the steps that state the procedure to connect the power cord on the printer. You will also find the steps to set your preferences on the printer. To do these two things on your printer, follow the steps given below accordingly.
You should be able to proceed with the next steps as you have completely set up your preference.
Loading paper in the paper tray is the next thing that you will be doing in this section. You can choose your preferred paper size to load into the tray 1. To load the paper tray with the papers, you need to follow the steps as mentioned in the section below.
Once you are done following the steps, you should be able to load the paper into the paper tray.
As already discussed, in some regions, the OfficeJet 8600 comes with a tray 2. Hence, if you have one, then you have to fill it up with the papers also. The steps to do that are quite the same as the previous section. The only difference here is that the tray 2 stays at the bottom section of the printer. Take it out in the same way as mentioned in step 5 and load papers.
Without completing this step, you cannot move forward as ink cartridges are so important for each and every printer. To prevent any kind of ink cartridges error, you should install the setup ink cartridges during its first setup time. However, follow the steps as discussed below to install the setup ink cartridges in the printer.
After completing all the steps, let the printer align the ink cartridges for some moment. Once the printer is done with the ink cartridge alignment, the printer should print an alignment page. If the control panel asks any permission from you, then tap on Yes to confirm your action.
This is the final step that allows the printer to work with your device. Without installing the printer software, you cannot print or scan or do any operation in the printer from your device. Such devices include smartphones, computers, laptop, tablets, etc. With the printer unit, you should get a disk that includes the printer software which you can install on your OS. If you don’t have the disk, then you can visit the official website of HP to download the software for your device. Afterward, install the software on your system.
That’s all you need to know about the steps to complete the HP 8600 printer setup process. Once you are done with the steps, you shouldn’t face any problem working with the printer. Go ahead and print whatever you want to print from it.