HP Officejet Pro 8717 To Computer

Steps To Connect HP OfficeJet Pro 8717

HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 is an All-in-One InkJet printer used to print, scan, copy, and fax. HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 is commonly recommended for business and general office work. It is a wireless printer so that it can be easily connected to computers, laptops, and smartphones. You have so many connectivity options for connecting the printer to your computer, which are wired (USB or Ethernet), Wireless, and Wi-Fi Direct. Let’s see how to connect HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to your computer using a Wired and Wireless network.

WIRED CONNECTION

Connecting HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to a computer using Ethernet cable:

  • You can set up a wired network to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer to computer using HP Smart.
  • Check whether your printer is plugged in and turned on.
  • Connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer to the router using an Ethernet cable.
  • Using another Ethernet cable, connect your computer and router.
  • On your computer, open HP Smart-Microsoft Store and download the HP Smart app.
  • Open the downloaded HP Smart app and click on Get Started.
  • Read and tick the checkbox to agree to the terms and click Continue.
  • Click on the plus sign to add the printer to your HP Smart app.
  • The app finds your printer, which is connected to the same network.
  • Select your printer and follow the prompts to use all the features.

WIRELESS CONNECTION

Method 1: Connecting HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 using Wireless Setup Wizard:

  • Place the printer near the Wi-Fi router.
  • Check whether the computer is connected to the same wireless network as your printer.
  • On your printer’s touchscreen, press the Setup, Network or Wireless settings menu.
  • Select Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Select your printer’s name and enter the password.
  • Download the HP smart app from the HP Smart-Microsoft store on your computer and install it.
  • Launch the application.
  • Create an HP account if you are using the HP Smart app for the first time.
  • Click Add printer and just follow the on-screen instructions.
  • The HP Smart app detects your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer.

Method 2: Connecting HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to your computer using Wi-Fi Direct:

ON WINDOWS

If you want to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to your Windows computer, follow the below steps.

  • Turn on the printer.
  • Check whether the ink cartridges are installed and paper is loaded.
  • On your computer, open Settings –> Printers and Scanners.
  • Click Add Printers & Scanners.
  • Click on the Show Wi-Fi Direct printers option.
  • From the list, select your printer model name starting with DIRECT.
  • Click Add device.
  • While the computer prompts for the WPS PIN, look for the PIN on the printer’s control panel or the Information sheet.
  • Enter the PIN within 90 seconds and click Next to complete.
  • Download the HP Smart app from the HP Smart-Microsoft store on your computer and install it.
  • Launch the application.
  • Create an HP account if you are using the HP Smart app for the first time.
  • Click Add printer and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • The app will detect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer.

ON MAC

If you want to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to your Mac, follow the below steps.

  • Check whether the printer and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Turn on the printer and ensure that the ink cartridges are installed, and paper is loaded.
  • On your computer, turn on Wi-Fi by clicking the Wireless icon.
  • Select the network option starting with DIRECT, followed by your printer model.
  • Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password and click Join.
  • Now, download the HP Smart app from the HP Smart-Microsoft store on your computer and install it.
  • Open the app and create an HP account if you are using the HP Smart app for the first time.
  • Click Add printer and follow the prompted instructions.
  • The HP app will detect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer.

Try any of these methods to connect the HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 printer to your computer. Contact our technical support if you find any difficulty connecting HP OfficeJet Pro 8717 to your computer.

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