HP Officejet Pro 6830 Print To Fax

Guide For Hp Officejet Pro 6830 Print To Fax

HP OfficeJet Pro 6830 is a compact, feature rich All-in-One printer designed specially for photography enthusiasts. The performance of the printer is far superior compared with its peers and it can handle large size paper easily. The printer has a 63 mm color touchscreen that is quite handy for daily usage. You can fill up to 225 sheets in the input tray and can print on two sides (duplex printing). HP OfficeJet Pro 6830 supports various connectivity options, such as Wi-Fi, Ethernet, USB connection, and Wireless Direct. Apart from these, it also supports mobile connectivity options, including Apple’s AirPrint (for iOS users), Mopria (for Android users), and HP’s own ePrint application for printing from and scanning to various cloud and social media websites. Here, we will see the HP OfficeJet Pro 6830 print to fax setup in detail.

Establishing the connections to set up fax on your HP printer:

  • Before starting, make sure that there are no additional devices on the phone line.
  • Locate the LINE port, and plug the HP phone cord into your printer’s port (backside of the printer).
  • Plug the other end of the HP phone cord into the wall jack (if you don’t have the phone cord with you, try buying the same).
  • Keep in mind that the 2-EXT port doesn’t work with the serial phone system.

Note: If your HP printer needs to share the phone line with another device, such as an answering machine, telephone, computer modem, etc., locate the 2-EXT port on your printer.

  • Remove the protective material (plastic cap) from the slot and plug the existing phone cord into the 2-EXT port.
  • Ensure that the phone line is working properly.
  • Make sure that the power connection is stable and the printer is connected to the computer.
HP Officejet Pro 6830 Print to Fax

Sending a Fax:

  • Turn on your HP printer with all the required connections as stated in the above steps and begin using it.
  • Now, you need to set up the fax features, and there are two ways to do so. You can use the HP software or the control panel of your printer.
  • For the on-screen method, use the Fax Setup wizard for Windows OS and the HP device manager for the Mac OS.
  • Use the CD, which comes with your HP printer, to launch the Fax Setup wizard and navigate through the prompt screen by filling in the necessary information.
  • After the setup, the control panel guide pops up on your screen with all the required information to perform the fax operation.
  • Go to your printer and use the navigation buttons to land on the fax settings menu to make any changes.
  • However, you can make a fax test by following the prompts.
  • Your printer automatically checks the settings, displays the results, and prints a report.
  • You will be able to see PASS on the printed document page.
  • If you see FAIL on the test page, this means that the settings or the connections are not configured properly.
  • Open up the scanner lid; place the original with the print side facing down on the right corner of the glass to initiate the fax operation.
  • Make use of the scanner marking to place the document.
  • Once the document is placed appropriately, close the scanner lid.
  • Make use of the left or right navigation buttons to select the Black and White or Color Fax, and then press the OK button.
  • Use the keypad buttons to enter the fax number and press the Send button.
  • At the next prompt, press the number 1 key to select Fax from the Glass.
  • The document will be sent to the receiver, and the display will indicate that your fax has been sent successfully.

If you still have any queries on your HP OfficeJet Pro 6830 print to fax setup, you can contact our technicians to solve the issue.

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