HP Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Setup | Quick Guide

HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 is a multifunctional wireless printer that enables automatic two-sided printing and handles more tasks without slowing down. If you want to print from your computer or any other device, you need to connect it to your printer. It is very easy to connect your printer to the computer using a wireless connection. By following the below instructions, you can complete the HP Officejet Pro 6978 wireless setup of your printer.

Connect HP Officejet 6978 Printer In Installation Wizard

If you are connecting your printer for the first time, complete the wireless setup during the installation.

Hp Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Setup
  • Insert the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 driver installation CD into the computer's CD-ROM drive and start the installation process.
  • If you don't have the installation CD, open the browser on your computer.
  • Next, go to the official support page of your printer.
  • Now, enter your printer model and download the driver compatible with your OS.
  • After completing the download, open the driver file and start the installation process.
  • Click Next in the Welcome window.
  • Accept the License Agreement and click Yes to proceed further.
  • Now, go ahead with the on-screen prompts to proceed with the installation.
  • In the Connection Options window, select the Wireless option from the list and click the Next button at the bottom of the window.
  • When prompted, connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer to your wireless network.
  • Next, perform the on-screen prompts to finish the HP Officejet Pro 6978 wireless setup and driver installation on your computer.

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HP 6978 Wifi Setup Using Printer Control Panel

HP 6978 Wifi Setup
  • Ensure that you know the network credentials like SSID and network password before connecting your printer to your wireless network.
  • Make sure to turn on your printer and computer.
  • Ensure both the printer and computer are on the same wireless network.
  • Go to the printer control panel and tap or swipe down the screen to open the dashboard.
  • Touch the Wireless icon on the HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer screen.
  • Now, select the Settings icon and tap on the Wireless Settings option.

HP OJ 6978 Wireless Setup Using Wi-Fi Direct

HP Officejet 6978 Wifi Direct
  • Make sure to complete the driver installation on your computer.
  • On the printer control panel, open the dashboard.
  • Now, tap on the Wi-Fi Direct icon.
  • Select the Settings option and tap on the Wi-Fi Direct option to turn it on.
  • If Wi-Fi Direct is turned off on your HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer, the Wi-Fi Direct symbol will not appear on the printer control panel.

You can complete the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Wireless Setup of your printer by following the above instructions.