123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer Setup
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 is a Powerful Multi-Functional Printer that can handle more tasks without slowing down. Officejet Pro may print up to 5 times black text pages using HP high yield CMYK Ink Cartridges. Your Printer can render different fonts accurately while printing and scanning. Your Officejet Pro may be loaded up to 225 sheets in the Input tray and 60 sheets in the Output tray. Using the Touchscreen Color Graphics Panel you can instantly set up the Printer Web Services and accomplish Print, Fax, Copy and Scan easily.
Officejet Pro Printers comes with an intuitive 6.75cm Color Graphics Display that is integrated with Instant access shortcut tab. Your Printer can be connected to both USB and Ethernet Network. Also, you may print Wirelessly, and share your Printer with other Devices in the Local Wireless Network. Moreover, easily manage your Print and Scan task using HP All-in-One Printer Remote mobile app. Your built-in Fax facility can store up to 100 faxes and retrieved instantly.
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HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer Control Panel:
Touch or Swipe down the tab in the CGD panel to open the Printer Dashboard and then touch the preferred Web Services. You can remotely Scan to Email, ePrint using one Touch Wi-Fi Direct access. Using Help menu you can operate the Printer functions efficiently.
Description of your Control Panel:
- Home button: Returns to the Home Screen path
- Back button: Return to the previous screen
- Help button: Opens Help Menu depending upon the current option selected
- Wireless Light: indicates the printer wireless connection status. Some of the different types of status are
- A Solid blue light shows the readiness of the Wireless connection
- A Fast blinking light indicates wireless connection error
- No Light indicates wireless connection to be OFF
About HP Officejet Pro Printer Series:
Your Officejet Pro 6960, 6962 and 6964 Printers are similar in features to that of Officejet Pro 6968, except there easy usage on Wi-Fi Direct access to its users. While Officejet Pro 6967 is majorly used for Scan to Email and Fax to archive for better office productivity.
Procedure to setup the 123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer
- Unpack you Officejet Pro 6968 for setting up the HP Printer
- Cut open the tapes and remove packing present on your printer
- Remove the stickers from the Printer Control Panel
- Lift to open the scanner lid and remove the tape from it
- Close the scanner lid
- Remove the internal packing in the cartridge access door
- Remove other packing present in the input tray
- Power-Up your HP Printer and the Computer
- Now connect the USB cable to the Computer and the other end to the Printer
Printer Power Management
Using the Sleep Mode and Schedule Printer ON/OFF Mode you can conserve electricity.
Printer Sleep Mode:
Sleep Mode is used in order to reduce the Power usage. Once the initial setup is completed for the HP Printer then by default your device goes to Sleep Mode in 5 minutes, if left undisturbed. You can change the time for Sleep Mode option using the Printer Control Panel. Touch HP EcoSolutions and tap Power Management. Touch Sleep Mode and select between 5, 10 and 15 minutes to enable it.
Schedule Printer On/OFF Mode:
Schedule Printer ON/OFF Mode is an energy-saving feature that automatically turns your Printer ON/OFF on scheduled days in a week. In this way you can conserve energy during the night and weekends and optimize the energy usage.
Open your Control Panel dashboard and touch HP EcoSolutions. Select Schedule Printer On/Off and follow the on-screen instructions to schedule your Printer to turn ON/OFF on working days.
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer Software Setup
How to Install and open the HP Printer Software in Windows OS:
Insert the HP installation Drive onto the CD Drive of your Computer and follow the Automatic Setup onscreen instructions to complete the HP Printer Software installation. Select from the list of Windows Versions to run the HP Printer Software. Alternately, open the Control Panel in your Windows OS and double-click to open the Printer folder. Click New Printer Installation and select the 123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the Setup.
- Windows 10: Click the Start Menu and click All Apps, select HP Tab and click the desired Printer
- Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in the Start Menu, to select the desired Printer Icon
- Windows 8: Click the Start Menu and Right Click on the empty space in Start Menu, now select the desired Printer Icon
- Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: Click the Start Menu and select All Programs Tab, Select the HP Tab and Click on the Printer Folder. Select and Open the desired HP Printer Icon
HP Printer Setup and Installation for MAC OS X:
Insert the HP installation Drive onto the CD Drive of your Computer and follow the Automatic Setup onscreen instructions to complete the HP Printer Software installation. If Auto Setup Installation did not work then open the CD Drive from the Disk drives access and run the HP Printer Setup executables to manually install the HP Printer Software.
Open any File and Click Print and select 123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 printer. Select the Properties button to open the Properties dialog box. According to Mac OS select Properties:
- For Apple OS X v10.6: To access the print options, Click the blue triangle available next to Printer selection
- For Apple OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: To access the print options, Click show details button available next to Printer selection
- From Print options menu, select the Page Orientation, Size and Scaling Percentage etc., and then click Print
Software Setup for HP Officejet Pro Printer Series:
Your Officejet Pro 6960, 6962, 6964, and 6967 Printers is similar on steps involved in Software Installation of Officejet Pro 6968 Printer. If you need to print color photos or scan color images then it is highly advisable that you use the HP Printer software for high-quality reproduction.
Turn the Printer OFF:
Press the Power Button located in the front part of the Printer to turn OFF the Printer. Wait until the Power light indicator turns OFF to unplug the Power Cord. If you imperfectly turn the Printer OFF, the Print Carriage will not return to its original position thus resulting in poor Print Quality and Cartridge problems.
Install the Printer Software from CGD Panel:
By default an automatic update is initiated, if both of your Printer Network Connection and Web Services enabled. Open the Printer Control Panel Dashboard and Touch Setup. Locate and select Printer Maintenance. Touch Update Printer Icon and follow the onscreen instructions. Touch Select Install Automatically button to complete software installation.
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Driver Installation
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer offers innovative, web-enabled solutions that can easily fetch any documents from the internet for Printing. After the successful Web Drivers setup, ensure that your Officejet Pro is connected to the Network using either USB Cable or Wireless connection.
Mobile Printing feature in your Officejet Pro is enabled through Web Services like HP ePrint, AirPrint™, and Google Cloud Print applications. This is a secured cloud based service using which you can email documents to your Printer for instant Printing. Moreover, your Printer is designed to work discretely so that you can print, scan and fax virtually from anywhere.
HP Print Apps is a pre-formatted design template using which you can Print Coupons, Tickets, and Forms through Mobile Printing. You can also scan template and edit the document and store it on the Web. Using the Fax forms app you can automatically schedule the delivery of multi-page Fax content to your Printer.
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Ink Cartridge Installation
123 HP Officejet Pro 6968 Printer requires a set of CMYK Ink Cartridges for Instant Ink ready Printing. Your HP Ink Cartridges are long lasting and affordable. Ink from the Cartridge are drawn out through evaporative and residual process and thus results in keeping the print nozzles clear and the ink flow smooth. Ensure that you turn off the Printer while not in use to reduce the ink waste and avoid ink coagulation.
Information on ink cartridges and the print head:
Always keep your Ink Cartridges protected in the original sealed packages and kept at room temperature. Avoid drop and jarring ink cartridges from Installation. Abandon unnecessary clean the Print Head since it shortens the life of the Cartridges and results in Ink waste.
Replace the Print Cartridges:
Switch Off the Printer power and wait until the print carriage stops moving. Push upward to open the Cartridge Access door. Push the front part of the Cartridge to release and remove it. Remove the packing and plastic taps present in the Ink Cartridge. Slide to Install the New Cartridge according to color-coded letters. Repeat the process to completely install all Cartridges. Close the Cartridge Access Door and power up your Printer.
Ink Cartridge Installation for Officejet Pro Printer Series:
Your Officejet Pro 6960, 6962, 6964 and 6967 Printers is similar to steps involved in Ink Cartridge Installation of Officejet Pro 6968 Printer. Your Officejet Pro may print up to 5 times Black text Prints from its counterparts. Officejet Pro Printer is built-in with PCL3 and PCLm Printer Languages and so your Ink Cartridges are much durable and productive. Moreover, your HP Cartridges is present with Memory Chip for recording Number of Pages printed, Frequency of Printing and Print Modes etc, HP designs its future Printers according to the data collected from the Memory Chip.
Troubleshoot Ink Cartridge Issue:
Firstly, you can press the Power button to Cancel the current Print task. Next, you can open the Cartridge access door Upward and unlock the Cartridge latch. Remove your Ink Cartridges and clean the electrical contact that is exhibited in gold colored dots. Clean all the Cartridges and Latch them to its slots. Close the Cartridge access door and continue Printing. If cartridge problems exist then reboot your Printer.
Troubleshoot ink smears on Printout:
If you experience ink smearing problem while printing then make use of the Clean Ink Smear service from your control panel to resolve it. Load a full-size plain paper to the paper tray and during cleaning in progress, your paper may go back and forth. Touch Setup from the Printer Dashboard. Touch Printer Maintenance and tap Clean Page Smears and continue with the onscreen instructions to resolve the issue.