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HP Officejet 5740

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HP OFFICEJET 5740:

HP office jet is a moderately priced multifunction printer aimed for office use than at home use. This plays a dual role of home and home-office printer. Also have additional features such as automatic document feeder, NFC, an Ethernet port and ability to fax.

BASICS:

Basic features include printing and faxing as well as scanning to computer and working as standalone copier and fax machine. This printer both scans and prints from memory cards and USB memory keys and preview images before printing on front-panel 2.65-inch touch-screen LCD.

The choice of connections is USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi direct. If printer is connected to a network which is connected to internet has an ability to print through cloud, apps through touch screen. If choosing to connect PC via USB cable rather than to a network then print through cloud and apps is not possible but connecting through printer’s Wi-Fi direct let’s to connect and print from a mobile device.

Printer also supports NFC touch-to-print; feature may become more useful over the lifetime of printer. Printer offers 125-sheet input tray suitable for light duty printing, also as a duplexer and photo tray up to 15 sheets of 4 by 6 inch photo paper.

SETUP:

Weighs only 16 pounds 14 ounces and measures 7.6 by 17.9 by 16.1 inches moves into place.

SPEED AND OUTPUT QUALITY:

On our business applications comes at 3.2 pages per minute (ppm). Output quality such as speed is acceptable. Text quality is good enough for most business purposes. Graphics and photos are both at the low end of average. Graphics being easily good enough for any internal business need and photo quality is at low end. Delivers output quality and higher rate of paper capacity.

PROS

  1. Automatic duplexer for two sided printing.
  2. Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi direct
  3. Prints through cloud.
  4. Prints, scans, copies and faxes.
  5. Quiet when printing

CONS

  1. NFC support is highly limited
  2. Slow duplex point
  3. Paper tray awkward for bigger fingers
  4. Lack of touch screen sensitivity.

BOTTOM LINE

HP Office jet 5740 is all-in-one printer which can print, scan, copy, fax, print through the cloud and print directly from phones and tablets.

123 HP OFFICEJET 5740 Printer Setup

UNBOXING OF HP OFFICE JET 5740:
STEP 1:
UNPACK THE PRINTER:
  1. Follow the steps to unboxed and setup HP printer.
  2. First unpack printer from crate.
  3. Take away printer from box.
  4. Then get rid of all tape, stickers and packing material from exterior of the printer.
  5. Unlock the scanner lid.
  6. Do away with all tape and packing material from scanner glass, and then seal the scanner lid.
  7. Next, unlock the ink cartridge access lid.
  8. Take out all tapes and packing materials from in the printer, then close ink cartridge access lid.
  9. Confiscate the output tray.
  10. Drag out the main paper tray.
  11. Then take away all tape and packing materials from photo tray.
  12. Thrust in the photo tray.
  13. Glide the paper width guides out, then get rid of all tape and packing materials from within the paper tray.
  14. Place output tray back into the printer, and then press on the paper tray in until lock in place.
  15. Get rid of all hardware and materials from the box before recycling the box and packing materials.
STEP 2:
CONNECT POWER CORD AND SETUP PREFERRENCES:
  1. To setup preferences using control panel the steps are followed.
  2. First connect power cord to the back of the printer, then plug the other end to wall outlet.
  3. Push the power button to turn on the printer.
  4. Choose language on the printer control panel, then stroke continue.
  5. Pick country or region, then touch continue.
  6. Then touch continues 123 hp office jet 5740 setup.
  7. Set the month, day and year and then tap continue.
  8. Set the time, then touch continues to complete the preferences 123 hp setup 5740.
STEP 3:
INSTALL INK CARTRIDGES:
  1. Follow the steps to install ink cartridges that came in the box with the printer.
  2. Unbolt the ink cartridges access lid by placing fingers under the small handles on the sides of the ink cartridge access lid and lifting up.
  3. Get rid of ink cartridges from packaging.
  4. Draw orange tab to do away with protective tape.
  5. Do not contact copper-coloured contacts or ink nozzles.
  6. Handling these parts can result in clogs, ink failure and bad electrical connections.
  7. Slip the new ink cartridge at an upward angle into the empty slot, and then gently push up on the ink cartridge until snaps into place.
  8. Place the tri-colour ink cartridge in the left slot and black cartridge in the right slot.
  9. Replicate these steps to install the other ink cartridge.
  10. Secure the ink cartridge access lid.
STEP 4:
LOAD PAPER IN THE MAIN INPUT TRAY:
  1. Follow these steps to load plain white paper into the main paper tray.
  2. First, heave the paper tray toward to release.
  3. Move forwards in the photo tray as far as possible.
  4. Skim out the paper width guides as far as possible.
  5. Tap paper on a hard surface to align the heap.
  6. Push the stack of paper into input tray until paper stops.
  7. Go down paper-width guides in until they contact the edge of paper.
  8. Do not push the guides in so tightly that they start to bend the paper.
  9. Push in the main tray until locks in the place.
  10. Adjust print settings using touch screen.
  11. Wait for printer to calibrate and align ink cartridges.
  12. A printer calibration successful screen displays.
  13. And alignment page prints.
  14. If the alignment page does not print, follow these steps to complete alignment.
  15. On the printer control panel, roll to touch setup icon 123 hp oj 5740.
  16. Scroll to touch printer maintenance and then pat align printer.
  17. Follow the instructions on the control panel, to complete the alignment process.
  18. An alignment page prints.
  19. Tap ok to continue.
  20. If the alignment is not successful, print quality will default to factory settings.
  21. Touch ok to continue.
STEP 5:
INSTALL PRINTER DRIVER AND CONNECT TO INTERNET:
  1. Follow these steps to install the printer driver connect to the internet using a USB, wireless or wired network connection.
  2. Undo browser and go to 123.hp.com.
  3. Plump for printer from drop down menu, and then get on begin.
  4. Clack download then get on Open, Save or Run to download the printer driver to computer.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the driver installation and connection 123.hp/com/setup 5740.
STEP 6:
PRINT, SCAN, FAX AND COPY:
  1. Printer has the capability to print documents and photos, scan, fax and copy.
  2. To print a document, clack File, then tick Print.
  3. Sink in Print again to confirm print choice.
  4. To print photos, first load photo paper into the paper tray.
  5. To navigate photo, right-click, then snap Print.
  6. Tick Print again to confirm.
  7. Photos and documents can both be scanned using the scanner glass.
  8. Documents can also be scanned using the automatic document feeder, or ADF.
  9. Consignment the document prints side down on the scanner glass, using the guides around the glass to position accurately.
  10. If using the automatic document feeder, stack the document print side up in the feeder tray.
  11. Do not fill photos into the ADF.
  12. Pat Scan on the printer control panel then follows the instructions on the panel to scan the document.
  13. To fax a document, needs an active telephone line.
  14. Make sure telephone is connected to the phone jack and the back of the printer.
  15. Pack the document into the ADF, and then tap Fax on the printer control panel.
  16. Pat and send now.
  17. Opt for the number to send fax, and then contact either black or colour to send fax.
  18. Copy a document or photo using scanner glass.
  19. Also copy a document using the automatic document feeder, or ADF.
  20. Load the document print side down on the scanner glass, using the guides around the glass to position accurately.
  21. If using the automatic document feeder, stack the document print side up in the feeder tray.
  22. Do not pack photos into the ADF.
  23. Pat copy, and then follow the instructions on the printer control panel to copy the document.

USB PRINTER SETUP (WINDOWS):

Set up HP printer for USB cable connection to computer. To get full features, install the HP driver.

STEP 1:
PREPARE FOR PRINTER SETUP:
  1. Confirm the requirements and then begin,
    • Printer is turned on and in steady state.
    • Obtain USB cable less than 3m in length.
    • Available USB port on computer: Printer is connected through USB; printer won’t get enough power to operate.
    • If USB cable is connected to computer continue the steps to remove printer for a successful 123 hp
  2. Disconnect printer USB cable from computer.
  3. Search windows for devices and then click devices and printers in the control panel settings.
  4. Right click the icon for the printer model and click remove device.
  5. Close devices and printers window and then continue to next step.
STEP 2:
INSTALL THE DRIVER AND SETUP CONNECTION:
  1. Go to 123.hp.com, enter the printer model. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the driver. Depending on the driver model, HP easy start might download.
    • If driver downloads, follow on-screen instructions to open download file to start the 123 hp dj Choose the connection type as USB for this process. No need to complete the remaining steps of setup.
    • If the download fails, then we have to download the driver file from website.
  2. Go to HP customer support- software and driver downloads, enter the printer model and then make sure the operating system version is correct.
  3. Use driver-product installation software, click download and follow the on-screen instructions to save and run the driver file in the computer.
  4. When installer selects printer connection option, select USB to continue and complete the hp.com/setup.
  5. Try to print, scan or fax documents depending on printer’s performance.
WIRELESS PRINTER SETUP:
SETUP PRINTER ON WIRELESS NETWORK:
  1. Choice Wireless à Settings àWireless Setup Wizard on printer control panel.
  2. Follow on-screen instructions to complete setup.
CONNECTION:
ETHERNET TO WIRELESS:
  1. Ethernet cable is separate from printer.
  2. Install Printer software and unwrap.
  3. Run Wireless Setup Wizard for wireless connection.
USB TO WIRELESS:
  1. On the basis of their operating system, the steps follows,
  • WINDOWS 8.1: Start screen (down arrow of lower left corner) à printer name à
  • WINDOWS 8: Start screen (right click) à All Apps à printer name à
  • WINDOWS 7, WINDOWS VISTA AND WINDOWS XP: Start à All programs à HP à printer folder.
  1. Pick Printer Setup & Software à convert USB connected printer to wireless.
  2. Then follow on-screen instructions.
WIRELESS TO USB:

Fix USB to printer.

TEST WIRELESS CONNECTION:

From Printer control panel, select Wireless à Settingsà Print Reports à Wireless Test Report.

WIRELESS CAPABILITY OF PRINTER:

From Printer control panel, select Setup à Network Setup à Wireless Settings à Wireless (on or off position).

WIRELESS PRINTER WITHOUT ROUTER:
PRINT FROM WIRELESS-CAPABLE MOBILE DEVICE: (SMARTPHONE SETUP)
  1. Wi-Fi direct is switched on the printer.
  2. Make mobile’s Wi-Fi as on.
  3. In mobile, tie to network. Then bond to new wireless network or hotspot. Then enter Wi-Fi direct user name or password.
  4. Print document.
PRINT FROM WIRELESS-CAPABLE COMPUTER:
  1. Wi-Fi direct is switched on the printer.
  2. Make computer’s Wi-Fi as on.
  3. In computer, attach to network. Then attach to new wireless network or hotspot. Then enter Wi-Fi direct user name or password.
  4. Printer is installed and connected to computer on a wireless connection. Printer is installed and associated to computer with USB, then install the printer software.
  • On the basis of their operating system, the steps follows,
  • WINDOWS 8.1: Start screen (down arrow of lower left corner) à printer name à
  • WINDOWS 8: Start screen (right click) à All Apps à printer name à
  • WINDOWS 7, WINDOWS VISTA AND WINDOWS XP: Start à All programs à HP à printer folder.
  • Top quality Printer Setup & Software à Connect a new printer.
  • Connection Option software screen displays then selects Wireless à HP printer software.
  • Complete the on-screen instructions.
  1. Print document.

CONNECT PRINTER WITH USB CONNECTION:

  1. Insert the printer software CD in computer CD-ROM drive.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect printer to computer by selecting USB on connection options screen.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

If printer software is installed, printer will operate as a plug and play device. If software has not been installed, insert the CD with printer and follow on-screen instructions.

MOBILE PRINTING SOLUTIONS:

  1. HP all-in-one printer remote app
  2. HP ePrint
  3. HP ePrint app
  4. HP print for chrome
  5. HP print services plug-in for android devices
  6. HP wireless direct
  7. Amazon fire devices
  8. Apple air print
  9. Google cloud print
  10. Mopria print service
  11. NFC touch to print
  12. Samsung print service plug-in
  13. USB On-The-Go(OTG) printing
  14. Wi-Fi direct
  15. Windows 10 mobile

How To Setup HP OFFICEJET 5740 Printer

HP OFFICEJET 5740 Google Cloud Print SETUP

Can print from Chrome using computer or mobile device. With Google Cloud Print, printers are available for printing.

SETUP GOOGLE CLOUD PRINT:
  1. Turn on printer.
  2. On Windows, open Chrome.
  3. At top right, click More à
  4. At bottom, click Show Advanced Settings.
  5. Under “Google Cloud Print”, click Manage.
  6. Sign with Google account.
  7. Select printer, then click Add Printer.

Printer is associated with Google Account and connected to Google Cloud Print. Printer can print from any device signed in to any Google account.

PRINT USING GOOGLE CLOUD PRINT:
  1. On computer, open Chrome.
  2. Open the page, image or file to be printed.
  3. Click File à
  4. In window appears a screen, from that click Change to choose Google Cloud Printer.
  5. Change Print settings.
  6. When ready, click Print.

HP OFFICEJET 5740 Eprint Setup

  1. Enable web services.
  • Tap ePrint icon from home screen.
  • Accept terms and conditions to follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Print information page to follow instructions for on-screen instructions and to sign up an ePrint account.
  1. To print ePrint email address.
  • Go for ePrint icon on home screen. On printer display, Web Services Settings are viewed on the screen.
  • Printer email address viewed in Web Services Settings menu.
  1. E mail document to printer for printing.
  • New email is created and attached to document for printing.
  • Email is send to printer email address, and then printer prints the attached document.

HP OFFICEJET 5740 AIR PRINT SETUP

To print with iPhone or iPad the process is identical. The only difference is that the share button, the button may move around depending on using portrait or landscape mode.

  1. In the photos app, the photos are taken which is to be print.
  2. Start by tapping the share button.
  3. On the next screen notice a check mark on photos that are selected.
  4. Swipe left and right to select print for the first one selected.
  5. When ready, tap next in top right corner.
  6. Tap print
  7. On the next screen, tap select printer.

HP OFFICEJET 5740 Smart Phone Setup

 

  1. Go to printers control panel
  2. Go to setup
  3. Select the network or wireless menu
  4. Press wireless setup wizard
  5. Ensure to know the name (SSID) and password (WEP/WPA) of network.
  6. Select wireless network
  7. Enter password.
  8. Printer will be connected to network in short time.
  9. Give a test print
  10. Now print from smart phone, confirm HP device and smart phone connected to same network.

Troubleshooting HP OFFICEJET 5740 Printer

CLEAR PAPER JAM:
INTERNAL PAPER JAM:
  1. Switch off printer.
  2. Ink cartridge access door is opened.
  3. Checking paper path of printer:
  • Take away cover by lifting the handle of paper path
  • Identify jammed paper surrounded by printer and haul the paper.
  • Again slot in the paper path cover till snaps.
  1. Check print carriage area in printer.
  • Move print carriage to the right of the printer and then lug jammed paper.
  • Move print carriage to the left of the printer and then confiscate torn pieces.
  1. Ink cartridge door is stopped up.
  2. Check tray area:
  • Input tray is pulled out.
  • Expose bottom printer by the side.
  • Check the gap in the input tray and check for the jammed paper and eradicate the jammed paper.
  • Turn up the printer.
  • Paper tray is pressed again.
  1. Switch on the printer.
PAPER JAM IN DOCUMENT FEEDER:
  1. Cover of document feeder is isolated.
  2. Tow jammed paper from rollers.
  3. Document feeder cover is congested by pressing down and snaps in place.
INK CARTRIDGE ISSUES:
CLEAN CARTRIDGE CONTACTS:
  1. Switch on the power.
  2. Cartridge access door is opened.
  3. As indicated in error message get rid of ink cartridge.
  4. Ink cartridges are hold by sides and identifying electrical contacts on ink cartridge. Electrical contacts are small gold-coloured dots on ink cartridge.
  5. Contact’s wiped with lint-free cloth.
  6. Locate the contacts in print carriage in printer. Contacts are like a set of gold coloured bumps positioned to meet contacts on ink cartridge.
  7. Contact’s wiped with lint-free cloth.
  8. Again install ink cartridges.
  9. Seal access door.
  10. If still error message occurs switch on and off of the product.
HP Officejet 5740 May 25, 2017