How Do I Connect My Hp Officejet Pro 8710 To My Computer

How to Connect HP Officejet Pro 8710 to My Computer

The HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 printer supports a variety of connectivity options.

You can connect this printer to any of your devices as it supports the following connectivity options.

  • USB
  • Wi-Fi
  • Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Direct

Method 1: USB connection

  • Before you start the USB setup, ensure that you have a standard USB cable.
  • Verify if you have configured the basic settings on the printer control panel.
  • Disconnect the USB cable between your printer and computer, if any.
  • On your Windows computer, download and run the HP printer software, such as HP Easy Start or HP Smart.
  • Accept the EULA in the setup wizard.
  • When you are asked to establish the connection, connect your printer to your computer using the USB cable that you have kept ready.
  • Wait for the HP printer software to detect your printer. Once the connection is made, complete the driver installation.

Method 2: Wired network connection (Ethernet)

  • Ensure that you have a standard Ethernet cable before you start the Ethernet setup.
  • Next, connect your printer to your wireless router using the Ethernet cable. Remember that the Ethernet cable should be connected to the LAN port of your router.
  • Once the connection is made, print a network configuration report from the control panel.
  • Next, connect your computer to the same network and start installing the printer driver.
  • The setup wizard automatically detects the printer connected to the network.

Method 3: Wi-Fi connection

Prepare your printer and wireless router for the Wi-Fi setup. Here we have discussed how to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 printer to your computer wirelessly with the help of the wireless setup wizard.

  • To begin with, turn on your printer and touch the Wireless icon on the control panel.
  • Select Settings –> Wireless Settings.
  • Tap the Wireless Setup Wizard button and wait for your printer to detect the nearby network names.
  • Choose your network name (SSID) from the list and enter the network key.
  • After establishing the wireless connection, print a wireless test report.
  • Next, connect your computer to the same network as your printer.
  • Download and run the HP Smart app on your computer.
  • Click Yes if you see the User Account Control dialog box on your computer screen.
  • Accept the license agreements and click Continue.
  • If prompted, sign in to your HP account. If you don’t have an HP account, create a new one.
  • In the HP Smart app, click the icon to add a new printer.
  • When prompted, choose the Wireless option as your connection type.
  • Carry out the instructions in the HP Smart app and complete the wireless setup.

Now, you have seen how to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 printer to your computer.

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