HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer

  • Driver Download
  • Wireless Setup
  • Scan Setup
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Troubleshooting
hp officejet pro 7740 printer

It is a Wide Format multifunction HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer ideally designed for homes, small or medium sized offices as it is economical and compact. You can print, scan, copy, scan, fax, and print using both wired and wireless connection. It has 35-sheet auto duplexing Automatic Document Feeder and a color touch screen.

  • You can save up to 70% on ink with Instant Ink replacement service.
  • It is qualified with the Energy Star and uses less amount of power.
  • The mobile printing is supported using Air Print, ePrint, Mopria, or Chrome Book.
  • The connection methods used are USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Wi-Fi Direct.
  • You can directly scan to an Email, Memory Device, Desktop, and PDF.
  • The Energy saving technology utilized in the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer is Schedule On & Off.
  • It supports Automatic Duplex printing, copying, scanning and faxing and a output quality is good.

HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer unboxing

Separate the HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer from the box to configure the hardware and to install the printer software on the desktop. After unboxing the printer, remove all tapes, stickers, and packaging materials from the interior of the printer. You have to link the power cord, assign control panel preferences, load the ink cartridges and then stack the paper. Implement the steps below to unbox and configure the printer for the first time,

Step 1:After you separate the printer from the box, remove all the tape and packaging material from the printer’s exterior, scanner lid, and ink cartridge access lid.

Step 2:Unlock and raise the input tray towards you, separate the output tray, and then remove the tapes, stickers and packaging materials from the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer photo tray.

Step 3:As the paper tray is kept open, lock the photo tray and push out the paper width guides to remove all the tapes and packing materials.

Step 4: You should place the output paper tray on the paper tray, and then slide in the input paper tray until it locks into its correct place.

Step 5:Now, check whether you have removed all the hardware and items from the HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer box prior throwing away or recycling the packaging materials, tapes, and box.

Step 6:You have to examine the packaging for the complete list of materials shipped in the box as the contents of the box varies by country or region.

Step 7: Link the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer into the energy source, power it on, and then modify the time, language, and country on the printer control panel according to your requirements.

Step 8:Stack the basic white paper in the main input tray after you unpack the printer and then lock the input paper tray into its correct position.

Step 9:Install the ink or toner cartridge that you have received in the box with your HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer into the empty slot, and then secure it into place.

Step 10:You have to load the color cartridge into the left slot and the black cartridge into the right slot, and then the cartridges are calibrated and aligned.

HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer Installation Steps

Are you looking for the installation steps for your printer? Just click on the Windows button and avail the tips for your Windows PC.

Make use of the steps which are given on our website and install the printer driver and software on your Mac device easily.

Wireless Printer Setup

To configure the HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer to a wireless network, link the printer to the network, install the printer driver and software from our website. If prompted, select the connection type as the Wireless connection. Prior configuring the printer on your network, collect details like the Network name and password and then switch on all the devices. Link the printer to your network with the help of the Wireless Setup Wizard so that the HP Installer could locate the printer during the installation. You can download and install the most recent version of the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer software from our website.You can even download the software by utilizing the Installation CD. It is fast and provides good security as it makes use of strong passwords and security solutions.

Wi-Fi Direct Password

To print wirelessly, you need the wireless network password to connect the HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer to your wireless network. The password may be called as the Wi-Fi security key, WEP key, or WPA or WPA2 passphrase. If you do not remember your password, you can find it on your router or manual given by the ISP.

  • You can find your wireless network password from a PC that is linked to the wireless network and view your network security password in the network properties window.
  • Most of the routers have a label on the back or bottom that displays the initial network password and it may be printed as WPA key or WEP password.
  • You can also examine the manual provided by the ISP to find the password and the welcome letter from the ISP can contain the network name and password.
  • If you forgot your password, refer the wireless router manual to change or reset your password and you can also modify the password from the router configuration page.
  • You can also find your network name and password by downloading and executing the HP Print & Scan Doctor on a PC that has a good wireless connection.

Ink Cartridges

We have to regularly replace the ink cartridges according to our needs and should buy better quality ink as cheap quality ink can affect your HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer leading to malfunction. Before purchasing the ink, check the quality, brand and lifetime of the ink or toner cartridges. To save ink, do not use the bold font, instead use small fonts and verify your file prior printing to prevent wastage of ink and time. Utilize Draft or Gray-scale settings as they make use of less ink than other modes. The 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer should be compatible with the Instant ink feature. If the ink level decreases, the printer informs it to the HP and a new cartridge is sent to you. The authentic ink cartridges are ideal choice for printing

Ink Replacement

If the HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer displays an empty cartridge, then you have to replace it. The low ink level can be found by a decrease in print quality and some letters may be faded or missing. If one color is used more than other colors, the important color may be absent on the print.

  • Check whether the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer is powered on, access the cartridge access door , raise it and carefully push down the low or empty cartridge to free it.
  • Lift the cartridge towards you to separate it from the slot, keep it aside or throw it away and you can also recycle or reuse the worn-out cartridges.
  • Now, separate the new cartridge from the package, remove the protective tape and load the new cartridge into the empty slot, and then secure the cartridge into its slot.
  • The color cartridge is loaded into the left slot and black cartridge into the right slot and if needed.
  • Now, you can lock the cartridge access door, choose OK on the printer control panel and now, the printer calibrates and aligns the new cartridges.
  • The printer prints an alignment page, select Ok, you can dispose or recycle the alignment page and now the new cartridges are installed.
Scanner Driver and Software

Scanner driver is a software program that helps the desktop to execute and communicate with a scanner. Scanner drivers may be preloaded on certain operating systems and if not, you can install it utilizing a CD-ROM driver disk. The scanning software is used to start and edit scan jobs directly from your PC. You should have a basic scan driver installed on your desktop to scan. You can download and install the full feature driver and software from our Customer Support Website. Access our Customer Support website, select Software and Driver downloads, key in your 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer model number and search for a full feature software and driver options. If the menu is available, select Download, and then implement the instructions available on the screen to download and execute the software installation. If not, your HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer utilizes a basic driver.

Scan To Computer

You can utilize HP scanning software to initiate and edit scan jobs directly from your PC. To scan a file from the printer control panel to your desktop, verify if the PC is switched on, and the printer driver is installed. The HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer should be linked to the desktop with a USB cord or over the wireless network. You can store the scanned files in PDF or JPEG format.

Scan To Email

You can automatically transfer scanned images and files to a single or multiple email addresses directly from the printer control panel. Check whether the software is installed and the printer is powered on and linked to the PC. To use this feature, verify if the printer is linked to the wireless network and that Web Services are activated. You can scan utilizing the scanner glass or the ADF.

Scan To PDF

The printer should be linked to your desktop and installed correctly prior scanning your document. You can use this setting to scan text documents that do not need any editing and also the files can be compressed to accommodate less space. Use the Save as Editable to scan a file that requires editing. You can email the non-editable scanned PDF text document quickly by utilizing a local email client.

HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer Fax Setup

Faxing is a technique of utilizing a fax-capable printer to scan a file and then send a fax of that file through a telephone connection to another printer. To configure a printer for faxing, you require an active landline, 2 wire telephone cords, and adapter that you received with the printer. Link the landline cable and then configure your fax connection. Choose your fax setting from the printer control panel. The default fax settings allow you to send and receive faxes. You can also review the basic fax setting and make any changes to get the best results. You can add new phone book contacts, change the dial type, fax speed, Rings to Answer, fax volume, fax header and also execute a fax test. Once the 123.hp.com/ojpro7740 printer is configured to send the fax, you can send it from the Automatic Document Feeder or scanner glass . Know More

HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer Troubleshooting

Color or Black Ink is Not Printing

The HP Officejet Pro 7740 Printer is functioning, but the printed output is missing color or black ink, or the printout is blank or has very low ink. Change low ink cartridge if you face this issue.

Paper Jam Error

During printing, the printer halts feeding sheets and a Paper Jam error appears on the printer control panel. You can solve it by clearing the jammed papers, resetting or servicing the printer.

Cannot Scan

When you try to scan with the scan button on the printer, an error message appears as Scan to PC cannot be enabled. To resolve it, install recent version printer driver.

Paper Tray Recgonition

An “Out of paper” message appears on the control panel and the printer does not pick up any sheet. Attempt to reload the paper, and clean the duplex rollers or paper feed rollers.

Shutting Down Problem

The printer suddenly switches off without warning and all print, copy, scan, or fax job fails due to lack of power supply. You can change the energy settings or reboot the printer.

Fixing Poor Print Quality

The printout is faded, fuzzy and has ink smears and also the quality is poor. Examine the ink or toner levels and if any ink cartridges are empty, replace it with a new one.