It is possible to connect your printer through USB connection. You are provided with the USB port to easily connect your personal Devices.
To improve the performance of the printing machine, it is provided with the wireless connectivity option that you can access printer from anywhere.
Accessing printer from a local device could be possible only when you install your software to your personal device and then connect your printer.
123 HP Officejet 5740 Setup
HP Officejet 5740 Printer Setup
123 HP Officejet 5740 All-in-One Wireless InkJet Printer is a powerful and economical brand that is designed especially for the Office-centric purpose. It can Print, Fax, Copy and Scan all from one device thus minimize your Office space. Your HP OJ 5740 Printer can be Network connected through USB, Ethernet, Wireless and Wi-Fi Direct Access. You get a Turnkey Solution in the form of Near Field Communication facility available on your Printer. Using NFC touch-to-print you can stay connected to your mobile devices and notebooks all the time. Your 123.hp.com/setup 5740 may also be operated from Google Cloud Print, ePrint and AirPrint thus eliminates the need for Network Access.
This Printer requires a HP Tri-color and a HP Black Ink Cartridge that provides a high yield. Your HP Setup 5740 Printer can be loaded up to 125 sheets in the Input Tray and in return can hold 25 sheets in the Output Tray. You also get a Photo Tray that can be loaded up to 15 photo cards and thus eliminating the need for switching paper. Furthermore, You can get the access to USB host and SD Card slot through pivot socket that is present in front of your printer for easy walk-up Print, Copy and Photo print task. Your 123 HP OJ5740 Printer is built with a 6.75cm Color Infrared Touch screen display. Most of the Printer Web Services can be setup from your control panel at ease.
Description of the Control Panel
- ON button: indicates the Printer power is turned ON/OFF
- Back button: Return to the previous screen
- Help button: Opens Help Menu depending upon the contextual option selected
- Home button: Returns to the Home Screen path
- Wireless Light: indicates the printer wireless connection status. Some of the different type of status are
- A Solid blue light shows the readiness of the Wireless connection
- A Slow blinking light indicates a Wireless connection enabled, but unsynchronized on network. Ensure that your printer is within the wireless range
- A Fast blinking light indicates wireless connection error
- No Light indicates wireless connection to be OFF
About HP Officejet Printer Series
Your 123 HP Officejet 5741, 5742, 5743, 5744, 5745, 5746 and 5748 Printer Series are similar in features to that of 5740, except in the applications of Print, Scan and Copy task. The 5740, 5741, 5742, 5743, 5744 and 5745 Printers are well suited for the Print feature on different media types and in Wireless Printing. While your 5746 and 5748 Printers may work better during Color Print and Scan task.
Unpack and Setup your 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer
- Unpack your HP OJ 5740 Printer for setting up the Printer peripheral
- 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 your Paper tray
- Power-Up your 123 hp setup 5740 Printer and Computer
- Now connect the USB cable to the Computer and the other end to your HP OJ 5740 Printer
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HP Officejet 5740 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 Setup 5740 Printers 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 Setup
- Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in the Start Menu, to select the desired HP OJ 5740 Printer
- Windows 8: Click the Start Menu and Right Click on the empty space in Start Menu, now select the desired Printer Open any File and Click Print and select 123.hp.com/setup 5740 printer.
- 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 OJ 5740 Printer
HP OJ 5740 Printer Setup and Installation for MAC OS X:
Insert the HP installation Drive onto the CD Drive of your Computer and follow the Automatic onscreen instructions Setup 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 OJ 5740 Printer Setup executable to manually install the HP Officejet 5740 Printer Software.
Open any File and Click Print and select 123 HP OJ 5740 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
Turn the Printer OFF:
Press the Power Button located in the front part of the Printer to turn OFF the HP OJ 5740 Printer. Wait until the Power light indicator turns OFF to unplug the Power Cord. If you imperfectly turn the HP 5740 Printer OFF, the Print Carriage will not return to its original position thus resulting in poor Print Quality and Cartridge problems.
HP Officejet 5740 All-in-One Printer Driver Installation
123.hp.com/oj 5740 Printer offers innovative, web-enabled solutions that can easily access every document over the Network for Printing. After Completing Web Driver setup, ensure that your 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer Setup is connected to the Network using either USB Cable, Ethernet or Wireless Connection. Wireless Printing or Mobile Printing is enabled through Web Services like HP ePrint, AirPrint, and Google Cloud Print applications. This particular ePrint web feature of your HP OJ 5740 Printer may be used to send documents via email on a secured cloud based service for instant Printing. HP Printables is a Web Service using which you can Print Coupons, Tickets, and Forms over the Printer Control panel. You can also scan template and edit from preview screen and store it on the Web.
Install Web Services using Printer Control Panel:
Procedure to Setup Web Services using Embedded Web Server:
Web Services Setup for Officejet Printer Series
Your HP Officejet 5741, 5742, 5743, 5744 and 5745 Printers is similar to steps involved in Web Services Setup of HP Officejet 5740 Printer. HP Officejet 5740, 5741, 5742, 5743, 5744 and 5745 Printers are well suited for Wireless Printing through HP ePrint, AirPrint, and HP AiO Remote Apps. While HP Officejet 5746 and 5748 Printers can best edit Color Prints over the Preview Screen for High-Quality Prints.
Install Web Services using HP Printer Software in Windows OS:
Click Start menu and Open the HP Officejet 5740 Printer software. Click Print, Scan & Fax and double click to open it. Under the Print Section select the check box Connect Printer to the Web. Now you can use the same procedure that is being used in setting up Web Services through EWS. Alternately, Click Start menu and Open the Control Panel. Open the Printer folder and Click New Printer Setup. Follow the on screen instruction and when prompted for network connections select either USB/Wireless. Select 123 HP setup 5740 Printers from the Installer. Once completed the Web Services Setup then Print the Information Page.
Install Web Services using HP Utility in Mac OS X:
Insert the HP Utility disk on your CD drive and open the HP Easy Start Setup. Follow the on-screen instructions to setup the 123 HP OJ 5740 Printer Setup Connections and Install the printer software. Alternately, Open Mac Utility folder and double-click Printer and Devices. Click Add Printer to create a print queue on the Mac OS menu. Click either Use or Print Using and select 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer. Click Add button and proceed with the onscreen installer. Select the Printer Network either USB or Wireless connection to finish the Web Services Setup.
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HP Officejet 5740 Wireless Printer Setup and Install
Before you begin setting up the HP OJ 5740 Printer Setup to the Wireless Network, Ensure the following:
- A Wireless 802.11b/g/n Network configured on your Router that is having WPS push mode. Check for the setup and working of wireless network
Wi-Fi Protected Setup:
Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Printer Dashboard. Touch Wireless and tap Settings. Touch Wireless ON/OFF button to enable it. Touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup and follow the on screen instructions. Now press the WPS button on your Router to synchronize the Wi-Fi Protected Setup with your 123 HP OJ 5740 Printer. During the 123 HP OJ 5740 WPS Printer Setup, you may be prompted for a wireless network name (SSID) and a password.
Note: If WPS unavailable on your Router than you may use software to manually configure WPS Setup using the WPS PIN security. Wait for your router to synchronize the WPS with your Printer
Install your Auto Wireless Connectivity:
Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Printer Dashboard. Touch Wireless button and tap Wireless Settings option. Touch Wireless ON/OFF button to enable it. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard and follow the on screen instructions to complete the setup. If your 123 HP OJ 5740 Printer is connected to a Network through USB cable then you may use the Printer Software to Change the Network Connection to Wireless type.
STEPS TO ENABLE/DISABLE THE 123 HP OJ5740 PRINTER WIRELESS SETUP
Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Dashboard. Touch Wireless button and tap Settings. Touch Wireless Tab to switch it ON or OFF. Once the HP OfficeJet 5740 Printer Wireless is Setup then a Solid Blue Wireless Light is lit over the Printer Control Panel.
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HP Officejet 5740 InkJet Cartridge Installation
HP Officejet 5740 Printer requires a set of Tri-color and Black InkJet Cartridges for Instant Ink ready Printing. Your HP Officejet 5740 All-in-One Printer InkJet Cartridges are long lasting and affordable. Ink from the InkJet Cartridge are drawn out through evaporation and residual process and thus results in keeping the print nozzles clear and the ink flow smooth. Ensure that you turn off the HP OJ5740 Printer while not in use to reduce the ink waste and to avoid ink coagulation.
Information on InkJet cartridges and the print head:
Always keep your InkJet Cartridges protected in the original sealed packages and kept at room temperature. Avoid drop and jarring InkJet cartridges from Installation. Abandon unnecessary cleaning the Print Head since it shortens the life of the Cartridges and results in Ink waste.
Replace 123 HP OJ5740 Inkjet Cartridges
Switch Off the Printer Setup power and wait until the print carriage stops moving. Push upward to open the Cartridge Access door. Push the front part of the Inkjet Cartridge to release and remove it. Remove the packing and plastic taps present in the Inkjet Cartridge. Slide to Install the Inkjet Cartridge according to color-coded letters. Repeat the process to completely install all the InkJet Cartridges. Push Downward to close the Cartridge Access Door. Power up your Printer.
Use HP OJ5740 Printer Setup in Single Cartridge Mode:
You can operate the Printer on a Single Cartridge Mode with the help of instruction from your Computer. Whenever an ink Cartridge is removed or depleted then your HP OJ5740 Printer goes into Single Cartridge Mode.
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Troubleshoot a Printer Wireless connection
Open the HP Officejet 5740 Printer Setup and Scan Doctor utility to diagnose and automatically fix wireless connection issues. Use HP online troubleshooting wizard to resolve wireless connection problems. Ensure that you have enabled the Wireless feature in Copier. Check for the Wireless Direct light is lit on Solid Blue color in the Printer Control Panel. Using the Router check for the Printer configurations. If you have security lapses then you can change the password from WEP Key to WPA passphrase.
Troubleshoot a Printer WPS connection:
Switch ON the Wi-Fi Protected Setup in your Printer Setup. Enable the Wi-Fi Direct feature from your Computer or mobile devices. Always use either a password or WPS Pin to establish a Wi-Fi Protected Setup connection. Furthermore, you may also try installing the correct Mobile Apps in your Mobile or Tablet and establish the WPS Printer connection.
Troubleshoot 123 HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Cartridge Issue
Firstly, you can press the Power button to cancel the current Print task. Next, you can open the InkJet Cartridge access door Upward and unlock the InkJet Cartridge latch. Remove your HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Cartridges and clean the electrical contact that is exhibited in gold colored dots. Clean all the HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Cartridges and Latch them to its slots. Close the Cartridge access door and continue Printing. If HP OJ5740 Printer Setup Inkjet Cartridge problems exist then reboot your Printer.