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HP Officejet Pro 6978

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  • 123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Initial Printer Setup
  • 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Driver Installation

  • 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Setup

  • 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Mobile Printing

  • 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Auto Wireless Setup​

  • Wireless Mobile Printing Process of the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer​

123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Initial Printer Setup

Here, we have outlined the initial setup procedure for the 123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 printer. Follow the instructions provided below.

  • First, keep the package box of the device on a flat surface, take out the 123 HP Officejet 6978 printer from it and put the device aside.
  • Next, take out all the wrapping materials from the device. After that, take one end of the power cable and connect it to the back of the printer and insert the other end to the wall socket.
  • Once the connection is over, next, hit the power button of the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer to turn on the device.
  • Now, pull up the top door of the device to access the internal components. And then remove all the ink cartridges from their packaging and install them in the slot of ink cartridges. Make sure to put the ink cartridges into their correct slots.
  • Once the installation of the ink cartridges is complete, close the top access door of the machine.
  • After that, within the HP Officejet 6978 printer, open the input paper tray, load a bundle of paper and slide them down to align. Next, close the input paper tray.

123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Driver Installation

Next comes installing the driver for the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer. Follow the steps below to do that.

  • First, open a web browser and then visit the 123.hp.com/setup 6978
  • Next, inside that website, enter the model number of the printer device into the correct field and then tap on the ‘Begin’ button.
  • Now, from the search output page, hit the ‘HP Officejet Pro 6978 driver download’ option and click on either ‘Save’, ‘Open’ or ‘Run’ option from the window that comes up, to download the driver software.
  • Once the download process of the driver software is over, next, double-click on it to open the installer window.
  • Within the installation window that comes up, follow the instructions that appear on the screen and then accordingly install the driver.
  • At last, visit the page once again and attempt to register the printer and activate it.

123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Setup

Now we will discuss the steps to set up the 123 HP Officejet Pro Printer for both the Windows and Mac computers. We will also discuss an automatic wireless setup process for this printer.

Wireless Setup for Windows

To set up the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer wirelessly to Windows OS, follow the steps below.

  • First, click on the ‘Start’ menu and then, press the combination of ‘Windows + R’ keys to open the ‘Run’ dialog box.
  • Inside that dialog box, type in the text ‘control panel’ beside the ‘Open’ label and click ‘OK’. As soon as you do that, a new window having the name ‘Control Panel’ will come up.
  • Inside that window, locate and choose the ‘Hardware and Sound’ option. Now, a new page inside that window will come up, in it, choose the ‘Devices and Printers’ option.
  • When a new page with the name ‘Devices and Printers’ comes up, next, go to the menu bar and select the ‘Add Printer’ button.
  • Connect the HP Officejet 6978 printer to the same wireless network as the computer by pressing the ‘Wireless’ button on the control panel of the device. Then, tap on the ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’.
  • Now, on the computer, choose the ‘Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer’ option. After that, choose the wireless printer from the list and click on the ‘Next’ button.
  • Now, go to the printer and search for the wireless router from the list of available networks. Once you have found your wireless network, next, choose the same and enter the password.
  • Now, follow the on screen instructions and complete the wireless setup of the HP printer.
  • At last, click on the ‘OK’ button to complete the setup process.

Wireless Setup of Mac

Here, you will get to learn the wireless setup process for the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer on a Mac. Follow the steps below.

  • First, make sure the Mac computer has an active internet connection.
  • After that, press the combination of the following two keys ‘Command + Space’ simultaneously. This action will open a new search section on the computer.
  • Next, within that section, type in the text ‘System Preferences’. Then, from the result of that search, drag and drop the ‘System Preferences’ icon to the ‘Dock’.
  • Now, click on the ‘System Preferences’ icon from the ‘Dock’ to open a new window with the same name.
  • Inside that window, locate and choose the ‘Wireless setup wizard’ option. When the new window with the name ‘Wireless Setup’ comes up, click on the ‘Continue’ button to go on with the HP printer wireless setup process.
  • Now the printer will look for the wireless router from the list of available devices.
  • Now, go to the printer and search and select the wireless network with which you want to connect this device to. After that, provide login credentials to connect to the network.
  • Follow the on screen instructions that come up on the computer screen and accordingly complete the wireless setup process of the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer.
  • Finally, attempt to print a test page and check the network connection and the performance of the printer device.

123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Auto Wireless Setup

Now we will discuss the auto wireless setup update of the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer. 

In order to set up the wireless printer using HP Auto Wireless Connect, the following conditions must be met.

  • The computer must be running ‘Windows Vista or later or OS X 10.5 or later for Windows PC and Mac respectively.
  • The computer connects to an 802.11 b/g/n wireless router via 2.4GHz connection. The 5GHz wireless connection is still not supported by HP.
  • The Operating System of the computer should control the wireless network.
  • Your system must be using the dynamic IP address instead of the Static one.

Now follow the steps below to successfully set up the 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer using the Auto Wireless Connect.

  • Go to the official driver downloads page of HP. Inside that page, navigate to the search section, type ‘HP Officejet Pro 6978’ and then click on the ‘Find’ button.
  • Now, from the search result, choose the first option and download the printer software. Once the download process is complete, run the setup file and accordingly install it into the computer.
  • When the installation is complete, next, switch on the printer device. If it is compatible with the HP Auto Wireless Connect, then it will automatically be prepared to connect.
  • Open the printer software and follow the instructions coming up on the window until you reach the ‘Network’ section. Now, choose the ‘Network (Ethernet/Wireless)’ option.
  • Next, tap on the ‘Yes, send my wireless settings to the printer’ option and then wait for the printer to connect to the network.
  • Finally, follow the prompts coming up on the window to complete the setup process and then check if the device can print any document or not.

USB Setup Process for the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer

The steps to set up the HP Officejet Pro 6978 using a USB cable is given below. So follow along.

  • First, visit the official HP website and then navigate to the ‘Software and Downloads’ section.
  • Next, within the ‘Let’s identify your product to get started’, click on the ‘Printer’ option, type ‘HP Officejet Pro 6978’  within the search section, and tap on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • As soon as you do that, a new page with the printer name and the default Operating System will come up.
  • Inside that page, click on the ‘Driver’ heading and then to get the total software package tap on the ‘Download’ button.
  • Once the download process is over, next, run the software. When you get the prompt from the software, select the USB connection and complete the setup process of the printer.
  • At last, attempt to print a document and check whether the device is working or not.

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Wireless Mobile Printing Process of the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer

This section will provide you with the mobile printing procedure specific to the 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer.

Using the 123 HP Officejet Pro 6978 Printer via ePrint

HP printers have a cloud-based service known as ‘ePrint’. One can use this service to assign print jobs to the device from any place through a steady internet connection. Basically, a user can send print jobs via the ‘ePrint’ service from their email id to the printer’s email address.

Using the 123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 Printer via AirPrint

AirPrint is the feature present within the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer used by the Apple mobile devices. Using this feature a user can print documents from any Apple device like iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on the HP 6978 printer.

Use the HP 6978 Printer via Cloud Print

Cloud Print is a web service that can be utilized to print various files from internet-enabled devices like smartphones or tablets. In order to know about this service register the 123.hp.com/ojpro 6978 printer to the ‘Google Cloud Print’ then alter the settings according to your preferences with the help of the manage option.