HP Officejet 6700 Setup [Ultimate Guide]

HP Officejet 6700 is an e-All-in-One printer that provides multiple ways to enhance your printing experience. The product enables a wide range of features that allow the user to utilize scan, fax, and copy at full capacity. With a versatile 2.6” LCD touchscreen control panel, you can print via USB, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi. The connectivity options enable easy printing. Setting up the HP Officejet 6700 printer is possibly the easiest one. You can easily HP Officejet 6700 setup the printer by following the steps and methods provided on this page.

HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer [Unboxing]

HP Officejet 6700 setup
  • Unpack your HP printer carton and place it on a flat surface.
  • Remove the protective tapes from the printer and ensure to place the printer near the router in order to reduce any interference.
  • Lift the output tray of the printer and move the paper guide to its maximum.
  • Take a stack of paper and even it out; place it in the paper tray.
  • Adjust the paper guide without damaging the loaded paper and lower the output tray. And finally, pull out the tray extender.
  • Remove the power cord from the package; connect the power cord to the printer and the other end of the cable to the power outlet.
  • Raise the control panel, then press the Power button to turn on the HP Officejet 6700 printer.
  • Set your preferred language, country/region, time, and date on the printer's control panel and save the settings.
  • Open the printer's print cartridge access door and wait for the cartridge holder to stop moving.
  • Remember not to touch the holder while it's moving.
  • Unpack the ink cartridge and hold it from its side while removing the protective tape from it.
  • Insert the ink cartridge and push them into its slot until you hear it click.
  • Do the same process to install the other cartridges and close the cartridge access door.
  • Go back to the printer's control panel, follow the on-screen instructions, and complete the paper and ink setup on your printer.
  • Run a test page for verification.
  • You've now completed the HP Officejet 6700 printer's hardware setup.
  • Now, begin the printer driver installation on your computer.
  • Follow the prompted instructions and complete the software installation on your system.
  • You've now completed the HP Officejet 6700 setup.

HP Officejet 6700 Driver Download

You can download and install the HP Officejet 6700 printer driver for Windows as well as Mac from this page. All you need to do is, locate and click the Driver Download button.

For Windows

  • Click the Driver Download button available on this page and the driver download will begin immediately.

If you want to download the driver from the official page, then follow these steps:

  • On your computer, open your desired web browser and navigate to your HP's official page.
  • Navigate to the Software and Drivers tab and select Printer.
  • Enter your printer's model number and press Enter.
  • Select the driver you want and click the Download button beside the driver.

For Mac

  • You can download the HP Officejet 6700 printer driver from this page. Click on the Driver Download button and proceed with prompted instructions to complete the process.

Carry on with the steps below to download the printer driver from HP's official page.

  • On your computer, navigate to HP's official page and hit on the Software and Drivers tab followed by Printer.
  • Type-in the printer's model name/number in the search field.
  • Choose the driver you want to download and select the OS if prompted.
  • Click on the Download button beside the driver.

HP Officejet 6700 Premium Manual

How To Connect The HP Officejet 6700 Printer To Wi-Fi?

Follow the steps mentioned on this page to connect the HP Officejet 6700 printer to Wi-Fi.

For Windows

  • On your printer's control panel, tap the right arrow button.
  • Choose the options Setup > Network > Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Now, you have to touch OK.
  • Respond to the prompts displayed on the printer screen to connect the machine to WiFi. (You will be prompted to choose your network SSID and then enter its password.)
  • Once the printer is connected to Wi-Fi, download and run the printer driver installer on your Windows computer.
  • Make sure the computer is connected to the same network.
  • When the installer prompts you to select the connection type for your HP printer, you have to choose the Wireless connection option.
  • Complete the printer driver installation and print a test page.

For Mac

  • On your printer's control panel, go to the Setup menu by tapping on the arrow button.
  • Now, you have to select the Network option followed by the Wireless Network Wizard option.
  • Select your network SSID and enter the password. This will connect the printer to your wireless network.
  • On your Mac computer, go to the HP official page and download the HP Smart application.
  • Double-click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation process.
  • Create an HP account or log in to an HP account. Fill in the asked details, agree to the terms and conditions and complete the verification process.

How To Connect HP Officejet 6700 To Computer?

To connect the HP Officejet 6700 printer to your computer, you can prefer the WPS connection method (for wireless connection) or USB connection.

  • For a wireless connection, you have to connect the printer to Wi-Fi before installing the printer driver on your computer.
  • To connect the printer to Wi-Fi using the WPS Push button method, tap on the right arrow button on the printer control panel.
  • Choose Setup > Network > Wi-Fi Protected Setup > Push Button.
  • Go to your router and press the WPS button. Now, the printer will be connected to WiFi.
  • Now, on your computer, begin the printer driver installation to complete the HP Officejet 6700 setup.
  • Make sure you have a USB cable for the USB connection.
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the installation wizard.
  • You will be have to choose the connection type for the printer.
  • You can choose wireless, wired, or USB as your preferred option.
  • Complete the printer driver installation to connect the printer to your computer.

How To Reset HP Officejet 6700 Printer?

On the HP OfficeJet 6700 printer, you only have the option to reset the network settings to factory defaults from the control panel menu. The steps are as follows.

  • Navigate to the Setup option on the printer's control panel.
  • Access the directional keys and navigate to Network followed by the Restore Network Default option.
  • Confirm your selection if prompted. The printer will now begin to reset the network settings automatically.

HP Officejet 6700 Scan

Utilize the steps given below to scan a document on the HP Officejet 6700 printer.

  • Lift the scanner lid on your printer and load the originals on the glass.
  • Make sure to place the print side downwards.
  • Now close the scanner lid.
  • Go back to the printer's control panel and touch Scan.
  • Access the directional keys and select the option To Computer.
  • If the HP Officejet 6700 printer is connected to a wireless network, select the computer name.
  • Press the Start button to start to scan
  • Proceed with the following steps for HP Officejet 6700 setup on firmware update.
HP Officejet 6700 Firmware update

HP Officejet 6700 Firmware update

  • On your computer, navigate to HP's official page and click on the Software and Drivers tab.
  • Enter your printer's model number on the field and choose your required OS type if prompted.
  • Select Firmware followed by the Firmware Update Utility option.
  • Click on the Download button beside the firmware.
  • Run the downloaded file, select your HP printer, and click Send Firmware.
  • Follow the prompted instruction and complete the firmware update

HP Officejet 6700 Premium Troubleshooting

Every printer can be frustrating by its errors and alert signal at a very crucial time. But it can be sorted out effortlessly by doing some quick yet straightforward troubleshooting. The troubleshooting process in the HP Officejet 6700 printer is as easy as it sounds. All the errors and warnings will be displayed on the printer's control panel itself. All you need to do is to follow the prompted instructions on the control panel and fix the issue. Go through the troubleshooting steps provided on this page to resolve any problem. If nothing works and you're stuck in the middle, contact our technical team by clicking the Call button you see on this page. Our support team will assist you and resolve any errors on your HP Officejet 6700 setup.

HP Officejet 6700 Paper Jam

  • Turn off the HP printer and unplug it from the main power source.
  • Pull the paper tray out from the printer, take out the loaded paper, and discard the jammed paper.
  • Lift the flap and remove the crushed or damaged pieces of paper.
  • Open the scanning unit and make sure to remove the jammed paper from the inside.

HP Officejet 6700 Scanner Not Working

  • Turn off your HP printer and unplug it from the power source.
  • Now, lift the scanner lid, use a soft or microfiber cloth and clean the scanner glass.
  • Otherwise, discard all the originals fed on the tray and lift the ADF cover.
  • On your computer, check for any update for the scanner software. If there is any, update the software and scan documents or photos from the printer.

HP Officejet 6700 Not Printing

  • Ensure that the paper in the input tray is not curled. If it is so, then uncurl paper by bending it in the opposite direction of the curl.
  • Unload the paper, make sure that it isn't sticking together, even out the paper, and reload it in the input tray.
  • Clear out any paper jam or ink damage by following the instructions on the controlpanel.
  • On your computer, launch the Start menu, navigate to Settings, and select the Devices option.
  • Click on the Printers & scanners option and choose your HP printer.
  • Choose Manage and then select Set as Default. If the issue persists, then contact our technical team for further assistance.

HP Officejet 6700 Offline

  • Check the connection between your HP printer & computer.
  • Launch the HP Print and Scan Doctor application on your computer and select your HP Officejet 6700 printer from the list.
  • If you can't find your printer from the list, then uninstall HP Print and Scan Doctor and reinstall the application.
  • Select YES to the printer updates and make your printer the default one.
  • Run a test print and resolve the offline printer issue.

HP Officejet 6700 Won't Connect To Wi-Fi

  • Turn on your HP printer and make sure to connect both your printer and computer to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Ensure to place the printer near the router in order to reduce any interference.
  • Turn on your printer. Use the directional keys and navigate the Setup icon followed by the Restore Network Defaults option
  • Tap Yes on the confirmation message.
  • Now, the default network settings will be restored on your printer.
  • Again, connect the printer to your wireless network. (you can refer to the steps given on this page.)
  • Your printer will now connect to the network

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