HP Officejet Pro 8740 Setup

Make use of the guides which are given below to install the HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer for the Windows user.

For Windows

  • Connect your HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer and the Windows computer through a USB cable.
  • Your Windows computer recognizes the printer and then continue to install the printer driver automatically.
  • Ensure that the printer is suitable for the system. Index the printer model number and go with the guides. Connect the power cable to the printer and the PC’s port.
  • In case the printer is recognized by the Windows system by itself, upgrade drivers and install it based on the compatibility.
  • In some cases, your printer name might not display even though it is connected successfully. Attempt to link and add the printer manually.
  • Navigate to the control panel of your printer, choose Devices and Printers. Select the View devices and printers option, and add a printer.
  • Choose your printer from the displayed list. Ascertain that you have installed the software compatible with the Windows OS.

For Mac

  • Use the guides which are given below to connect the printer and Mac computer.
  • The tips which are listed below is about the USB connection method which is preferable than the other connection.
  • Mac OS has the built-in software for some of the printer model which assist you to add the printer to the list by itself.
  • The printer performs well only when the connection is proper. Plug the cable securely into the port to prevent the improper connection.
  • Select the Printer menu and tap on Edit Printer List. Choose the Show Printer List option under the View menu.
  • Find Add a printer and select it to create the connection between your Mac PC and the HP Officejet pro 8740 printer.
  • Tap on the USB option in the pop-up menu. Select your HP Officejet Pro 8740 printer in the list and then choose the Add option.