This Blog is for the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210, OfficeJet Pro 8216, and OfficeJet Pro 8218 printers. Complete Guide On First time Wireless Printer Setup and Installation for HP Officejet Pro 8210 Printers.
The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.Remove the printer from the box and all tape, stickers, and packing materials from the printer.
Plug the printer into a wall outlet, turn on the printer, and then set your preferences.
NOTE: Do not connect a USB cable at this time. The connection to the computer is established during software installation.
Connect the power cord to the rear of the printer, and then plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
Figure : Connecting the power cord
Turn on the printer.
Figure : Turning on the printer
On the printer control panel, press the down arrow to select your preferred language and country/region, and then press OK.
Figure : Selecting language from the control panel
If prompted, select the date and time, and then press OK.
Load plain U.S. letter or A4 paper in the input tray.
Pull out the input tray.
Figure : Pulling out the input tray
Slide out the paper guides as far as possible.
Figure : Sliding out the paper guides
Load paper in portrait orientation with the print side facing down.
Figure : Loading plain paper
Slide the paper guides until they touch the edge of the stack of paper. Do not push the guides in so tightly that they bind against the paper.
Figure : Sliding in the paper guides
Make sure the stack of paper does not exceed the paper fill guide.
Figure : Do not exceed stack height
Insert the input tray into the printer.
Install the HP SETUP ink cartridges that came in the box with your printer.
CAUTION: You must install the SETUP ink cartridges when first setting up the printer, or an ink cartridge error occurs.
Open the ink cartridge access door.
Figure : Opening the ink cartridge access door
Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
Remove the ink cartridge from the package.
Insert the ink cartridge into its slot, and then push the ink cartridge forward until it snaps into place.
Figure : Reinserting the ink cartridge
Repeat these steps for the other ink cartridges.
Close the ink cartridge access door. The printer starts an initialization process. It is normal for the printer to make noises during this process. After the process completes, the printer prints an alignment page.
Your HP printer hardware is now set up and you can install the printing software. Do not attempt to connect the printer to a computer until instructed to do so in the printing software. You can download the latest version of the printing software from http://123.hp.com/OJP8210.