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HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer is one of its kind seamlessly switching between print, scan, and copy. This all in one device can do it all and is highly recommended in offices. With HP high-yield toner cartilage with Jetintelligence get up to two times the print output.

hp color laserjet pro mfp m477fnw printer

Specification

  • Input tray capacity : Up to 250 sheet
  • Printer speed: Black and color : Up to 28 ppm
  • Display: 4.3″ intuitive touchscreen Color Graphic Display
  • Compatible with Mac and Windows OS
  • Manual duplex printing

Unboxing HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

Unboxing your HP Color Laserjet M477FNW printer is the basic task that needs to be performed after the package gets delivered. This process involves identifying all the printer parts and accessories provided with the package. Follow the below-mentioned steps to unbox your printer and set it up for usage.

  • Unboxing begins with removing the plastic wrapper covering the printer package.
  • Open the package and remove the printer from the box and place it on a flat hard surface.
  • Identify the power chords and connect one end of it to the printer and the other end to the power socket in the wall.
  • Power on the printer. Identify the paper tray and cartridge door. Connect them to the printer if they already are not.
  • Open the input paper tray and set the paper margin aligning scale. This helps in aligning the input paper.
  • Remove the cartridge from its package carefully. without touching the contact points.
  • Touching the contact points would result in clogging the ink on the cartridge. Hence, only hold it by the black plastic body.
  • Carefully open the cartridge door, remove plastic seal from the cartridge, lift the cartridge lid and insert the cartridge.
  • Proceed to close the cartridge door after the inserting the cartridge in its place.
  • Unboxing is completed. Now, the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer is ready to make its way to setup and installation.

HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driver Download and manual downloader

Drivers are very important for the functioning of your printer. To download the driver, go to our support website, choose HP color Laserjet pro MPF m477fnw printer from the list of available printers, specify your operating system and commence the download. Driver software has to be periodically updated for the best possible experience.

HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driver Installation Windows

  • The driver for your specific printer is obtainable on HP’s support website. Select your printer and operating system to download.
  • Post download, select install with recommended settings for easy installation.
  • The driver installation process is completed by choosing your desired mode of network connection.
  • Another method to install the printer driver is to install it from the disc that is provided with the shipped package.
  • Follow the on-screen installation guide to complete the procedure and start printing.

HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driver Installation Mac

  • Download the respective driver from the website by choosing your specific printer and operating system.
  • Try downloading the Full Feature Driver Software found under the Driver-Product Installation Software.
  • Make use of Install assistant and Guided HP download to install the program on your computer.
  • Post installation, select Add printer on your Mac computer to add the current printer to list of available printers.
  • Choose desired network mode of connection to complete the setup. For more queries, contact us on our toll-free number.

Ink cartridge installation and replacement

  • Prior to installing the cartridge, connect your printer to a network and make sure your HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driver software is installed and updated.
  • Your printer model HP color Laserjet pro MFP M477FNW printer contains four cartridge slots.
  • They are the following colors indicated by their color mark. Black (K), magenta (M), cyan (C), and yellow (Y).
  • Leave printer door open and hold on tightly to handle of the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW toner cartridge. Grab it firmly and pull it out.
  • On the toner, there is a memory chip that collects information about printer statistics.
  • Remove the new cartridge from its protective covering and shield. The toner contains a plastic seal.
  • Remove the seal carefully and gently rock it to spread the toner fluid around. Do not touch the green parts of the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW toner.
  • Do not expose the cartridge to direct sunlight. Also, do not touch the copper contact points of the cartridge.
  • Place the cartridges in the empty slots that match its color and lock the cartridge in position.
  • Make sure the slot is properly locked before closing the cartridge door. Cartridge installation is now complete.

load paper tray in HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

  • Open the tray gently by lifting the paper tray. Other than when inserting paper, keep this tray closed.
  • Identify the paper width and paper length guide and extend them to their maximum position.
  • This extending is done to prevent the papers from getting damaged and to hold the papers in a perfect standstill position.
  • Align the document or photo that has to be loaded into the printer by stacking them on a flat surface.
  • Place the paper document in the paper guide at the middle of the expanded paper guides.
  • Carefully tighten the paper length and paper width guides to hold the papers in their position.
  • Ensure that the inserted paper size is rightly mentioned on the printer menu which will prevent confusions.
  • Prevent jamming issues by not overloading the paper tray with copious amounts of paper.
  • Take care to not load the paper tray with paper of multiple sizes. This will lead to an error.
  • If you want to print on different sizes of paper, change paper only after you are done printing with a single paper size.

HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer General setup

Windows

The PC and printer need to be kept close to each other for good wireless connectivity. Check secure wire connection in case of USB connection. Select setting from the control panel. Click printer and devices and choose your printer model. Tap on the device and on Add Printer. Follow the on-screen procedure to customize printer settings.

Mac

Ensure that the printer and computer are connected via any network connection. Turn on both the printer and computer. Open Apple menu from the Mac home screen and click on system preferences. Choose devices and follow on-screen instructions for customization options. Remove all other printers from the list to avoid confusion.

Mobile

Make sure that the printer and the mobile device are connected to wireless network. Preferably to the same local network. Turn on your printer. Now, download the HP HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer application by logging into the application store that is specific to your mobile. Follow instruction from the application and start printing.

Scanner driver

Scanner driver refers to the software that has to be installed in the computer thus allowing the printer to perform scanning function. Downloading the full feature software from the HP website will provide you the necessary tools to operate the printer. Following the driver installation, the printer needs to be configured for scanning purposes. This is done at the control panel where we can customize the scan speed, the location of saved file etc., as per our need. Only after the setting up process, scanning can be performed.

Scan to email

  • Scanning is the process of digitizing the document or the photo that is placed on the scanner glass.
  • After you have scanned the document, the output of the scanned file is saved. This file can directly be emailed.
  • This would require you to have an email address. Opening an email account is free of charge and can be done in any domain.
  • The scanned document is sent to another email of our choosing from the current created email address.

Scan to computer

  • Scanning to the computer is the same as scanning to email except that the scanned document is saved on the computer.
  • Place the document in the scanning glass and proceed to scan the document.
  • The scanned output of the document is obtained in the desired file format and will get saved in the directory of our choosing.
  • The saved data is available for the user to manipulate as they see fit. By this method, documents can be digitized and saved indefinitely.

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How to print using HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

Printing is the basic function of any printer. Although the easiest of the task, every little issue could cause problems. The assortment of steps required to prepare your printer to perform the task of printing is discussed below. Listed are the steps to be followed for their respective operating systems.

Windows

The primary step is to make sure that the respective driver software of the printer is downloaded. Make sure that it is the updated version of the same. The HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driverf also varies with the operating system and care has to be taken to ensure Windows is chosen. Install the driver and add your printer to the list of available devices from the control panel. Printing can be performed by clicking on the print icon. Print settings are made use of to customize the printed output chosen from print preferences option.

Mac

To print from your Mac operating system, download the driver software for your HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer from the support site and make sure it is an updated version. Select the File Menu and click on the Print option. Open Show Details where you can choose different options to customize your print settings. Some options that can be customized are paper orientation, paper type, paper size, quality of the paper and much more. Follow on-screen instructions to print manually or automatically. Click on the Print button to start printing.

double sided printing

  • Advantages of double-side printing are that less amount of paper consumed.
  • In your HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fnw, there is no availability of automatic duplexer.
  • Printing on both sides of the paper can be done but it required manual intervention.
  • From the print option select properties and click on preferences to open the printer driver.
  • Select the print on both sides manually from the devices tab under Print option.
  • Proceed to print the document and once the task is completed, remove the paper and reinsert it with the blank side facing the printer.
How to Scan using HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

Scanning is the process of digitizing the documents. The advantage of doing this that the original documents can be preserved. In addition to this, multiple copies of the original document can be made from a single scanned copy. The ability to email the scanned file is its greatest advantage.

Windows

Scanning on a Windows computer is performed with the help of scan assisted software such as HP Scan Software. To perform a scan, the document to be scanned is loaded on the feeder or on the scanner glass. Go to control panel and select programs. Inside the HP option, click on the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer icon provided. Select HP Scan following which scanning will commence. The scanned file is saved on the computer. This image can be saved or emailed to others as you see fit.

Mac

Scanning is performed on your Mac computer by making use of a scanning software. To do this, the corresponding software, HP Scan Software needs to be downloaded and installed from the application store. Note that this is free of cost. Following which, search for HP scan inside Hewlett-Packard situated inside the Applications folder. Place the document on the scan glass and follow on-screen instructions. After you have finished scanning, click on File and on Save. The scanned files are now saved in your computer.

How to copy in HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer

Copying is the task where single or multiple duplicate versions of the document are created. Copying is the secondary task of every printer. Before attempting to make a copy, ensure that the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Driver has updated and that the printer is in a working condition.

Windows

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Mac

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Wireless setup

Wireless printing is a recent development that has developed into a necessity. Although USB connection is a common feature, having wireless connectivity makes it easier to connect multiple wireless devices. Wireless direct is an advanced setup that offers features such as one-touch printing.

Wifi direct printing

Step 1 : Understanding HP WiFi Direct printing

  • This is a technology that allows you to connect your wireless device to your printer.
  • Connecting to Wifi Direct is as simple as connecting to your wireless network.
  • Devices compatible with WiFi Direct will automatically connect to the printer.
  • Wifi direct will allow your device to maintain a simultaneous internet connection

Step 2 : Windows setup :

  • Connect your computer to a wireless network that the printer should be connected to.
  • Select Printer Setup & Software under programs and choose WiFi Direct.
  • For Windows 8, select printer software from the start screen.
  • Select printer & Setup software and choose Connect a New Printer.

Step 3 : Mac setup :

  • For Mac, connect the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer to a wireless network and open Finder on the home page.
  • Go to Applications and search for printer model click Printer setup & software.
  • Select Connect New printer and Wireless, click Next and follow on-screen instruction.
  • You can get this done from the full function driver downloadable from the support site.
Usb

Step 1 : USB connection :

  • USB connection is the most basic of connections for printer operation.
  • Connect the printer to the computer via USB and power them on.
  • This involves the driver software download installation and operation.
  • Driver software is also available with the disc provided with the package.

Step 2 : Window installation :

  • Download the required Driver software from the support site.
  • Install the software by using the default setting for ease of use.
  • The same can be installed from Disc. Select USB as connectivity mode.
  • Connect the printer to the computer using a USB cable and follow on-screen instructions.

Step 3 : Mac installation :

  • Connect a type A to B USB cable between the printer and computer.
  • Download the printer’s driver software and choose the appropriate OS.
  • In the connect screen. Click Ok when computer prompts to download HP Easy Smart.
  • Follow on-screen instructions to install the software.
HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer problems

Printers are easily the best utilitarian device to be present in an office. Undertaking tasks such as printing, copying, and faxing. Addition of ease of use features such as, wireless and mobile printing has put a lot of pressure on the HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477FNW Printer to keep performing at its 100% and deliver its best work on every job it undertakes. For a device that works 24×7, regular maintenance is necessary. Failing to do so will lead to minor complications that can be fixed with the basic troubleshooting tips offered in the following segments.

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