HP M479FDW Scan To Email Setup - Quick Guide

Scan to Email is a wonderful feature that allows you to scan a document from your printer’s scanner glass or the ADF and send it to an email address. Almost all the HP multi-functional printers support this feature, and HP M479FDW is one among them.

Hp M479fdw Scan To Email Setup

This page covers the HP M479FDW Scan to Email setup process in detail.

Setting Up HP M479fdw Scan To Email Function

You can set up the scan to email function on the HP M479FDW printer using:

  • The Scan to Email Wizard (Windows only)
  • The HP Embedded Web Server (Windows and Mac)

Both these methods are easy and simple.

The following section will elaborate on how to set up the scan to email function using the printer’s EWS (Embedded Web Server) page.

Using the EWS page

Before you begin, ensure the following:

  • Your HP printer and the computer are connected to the same network.
  • The latest scanner driver is installed on your computer.
  • The document you want to scan is ready to use.
  • You’re aware of your printer’s IP address.

Accessing the printer’s EWS page

  • Open the default browser on your computer (on which you have installed the printer).
  • Type the IP address of your printer in the URL field.
  • Tap Enter.
  • Now, the EWS page of your printer will open.

Configuring the scan to email feature

  • Go to the System tab.
  • Click the Administrator option.
  • Go to the Enabled Features section and check if the Scan to Email option is enabled. If not, select ON from the drop-down menu beside it.
  • Scan To Email Option Is Enabled
  • Now, return to the main screen.
  • Click the Scan tab followed by Scan to Email.
  • Click The Scan Tab Followed By Scan To Email
  • Now, you can see a list of the scan to email settings displayed on the screen.
  • Set all the settings, such as Outgoing Email Settings, Default Settings, etc., one by one and save them.
  • Finally, click Apply.
  • Once the HP M479FDW scan to email setup is completed, scan a text document and send it to an email address using the HP Scan software.

Contact us to know more about setting up the scan to email function on the HP M479FDW printer.