Perform the initial setup of the HP Officejet Pro 6968 as soon as it is delivered to you. This model of the 123 HP Setup 6968 printer offers print, scan, copy, and fax functions. Set it up, and you can make use of all the print functions.
How to Setup HP Officejet Pro 6968
Setting up the HP Officejet 6968 printer is very simple.
Cut the seal of the printer package and open it.
Take out all the additional accessories and keep them aside.
Unpack the printer from its box and place it on a flat surface. Do not damage the printer while carrying it.
Remove the plastic wrap and the blue tapes on the printer.
Make use of the power cord to connect the printer and the computer. After turning on the printer, proceed to install the cartridges.
Unwrap the cartridges and peel off the orange tape present at the top part of the cartridge.
Insert them in the respective slots and close the cartridge access door.
Next, search for the drivers that are suitable for your operating system.
Download the drivers and run the 123 HP Setup 6968 file.
Read the prompts and respond appropriately to install the drivers on your system.
Once you install the printer driver, you will be able to connect your printer and computer.
HP Officejet Pro 6968 Setup Mac
First, check if a USB cable is provided along with your printer.
Make sure that the HP printer is turned on and is in the ready state.
Do not connect any cable to the computer before installing the driver.
Launch the manufacturer’s site and type the printer model in the search box. Select the Software and Driver Downloads tab.
Specify your OS and its version in the respective text boxes.
Click the Driver Download button to save the driver file to your system.
Go to the downloaded location and run the setup file. The installation process will start. Agree to the terms and conditions framed by HP to 123 HP Setup 6968 and install the software on your system.
Select the HP Essential Software and HP Easy Scan software by highlighting the checkbox near them.
Wait till the software is downloaded on your system. A blue tick mark will be displayed once they are downloaded and installed correctly.
Halfway through the installation, you will be prompted to choose a Connection Type. Select the USB Connection option and proceed with the instructions displayed on your screen.
Your HP printer is now set up with the Mac system.
HP Officejet Pro Setup 6968 Cartridges
Installing the ink cartridges is very easy if the steps given here are followed.
Lift the ink cartridge door in the upwards direction.
Verify if you have removed the packing materials from the access area.
Wait till the carriage slot moves to one end of the 123 HP Setup 6968 printer and comes back to the replacement position.
Remove the ink cartridges from its slot and put it aside for recycling.
Unpack the genuine HP ink cartridges from its package.
Remove the orange tape and cap from the top part of the cartridge.
Refrain from touching the copper-colored contacts or the nozzles. If you touch it, then the ink cartridges will face various issues.
While installing, the copper-colored contacts should face downwards. Make sure the cartridge color and the slot label match.
Place the cartridges in their slots. Make sure they are properly secured into place.
Close the cartridge access door carefully.
Print a test report to check if you have inserted the cartridges properly.
HP Officejet Pro 6968 Wireless Setup Manual
The below-specified instructions can help you 123 HP Setup 6968 your computer and printer to the wireless network.
Get to know the wireless network name and password to connect the printer to it.
Go to your computer and turn on the Wi-Fi feature.
The list of available wireless networks will be displayed. Choose a network of your choice and enter the correct security key.
Tap Connect and wait till the connection is established.
Next, from the printer’s control panel, choose the Settings option.
Select the Wireless Settings option. Press the Wireless Setup Wizard.
A series of instructions will be displayed. Follow them to connect the printer to the same wireless network as your system.
When the list of networks displays, choose the network to which you have connected your computer.
Specify the Security Key and press Connect.
Once it is connected to the Wi-Fi network, your printer and computer can be connected wirelessly.
HP Officejet Pro 6968 Fax Setup
The guidelines specified here will help you set up fax on your printer.
Check if you have the telephone cord provided with the printer.
Connect the phone cable between the wall jack and the 1st line jack available at the back side of the printer.
In case you have an answering machine, attach the phone cord to the answering machine and the 2nd EXT port of the printer.
The next step is to set the Fax Settings according to your choice.
Go to the Fax option under Settings and set the following preferences.
Fax Header: Specify the text to be displayed at the top of the fax page.
Answer Mode/Auto Answer: The calls you receive will be picked up after a certain number of rings.
Rings to Answer: The printer will take a count of the rings and will answer the phone call.
Ring Type: Choose the All Rings or Distinctive Rings option to set a ring pattern.
Dial Type: The phone ring can be matched with this.
Fax Volume: Modify the ring volume according to your choice.
Perform a Fax Test to check if the fax has been 123 HP Setup 6968 properly.
Load the original document in the scanner glass. Place some plain paper in the input tray for printing Fax Reports.
Tap the Black, Color, or Send button to send the fax.