Dell Photo Printer 720 Setup

Dell Photo Printer 720 Setup

The Dell 720 Photo printer was one of the basic machines produced by Dell a decade ago. Over the years, the Dell 720 printer lost its charm due to compatibility issues. Since the printer was released when Windows XP was in existence, the printer failed to cope up with the future operating systems.

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If you are using a Windows OS before Windows 7, this Dell photo printer 720 setup is the article just for you.

Contents in the box:

  • The Dell 720 printer
  • Ink cartridges
  • Power cord

HARDWARE SETUP

UNBOXING & PAPER LOADING 

  • Unbox the Dell printer from the carton.
  • Place the printer close to the computer. This is essential for an easy USB connection.
  • Remove the protective tapes from the printer body and discard them.
  • At the back of the printer, move the paper guides in the paper input tray.
  • UNBOXING & PAPER LOADING
  • Place a stack of paper into the slot.
  • Move the paper guides along the edges of the paper.
  • Pull the paper support tray from the front of the printer.
  • Dell Photo Printer 720 Setup
  • Connect the power cord to the Dell printer and to the main power source; turn on the printer.

INK CARTRIDGE INSTALLATION

  • Open the front cover of the Dell 720 printer.
  • Press and lift the ink cartridge lids.
  • INK CARTRIDGE INSTALLATION
  • Unpack the ink cartridges from the sealed packaging.
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  • Remove the protective tape from the cartridges.
  • Place the cartridges into the respective color slots. Press the ink cartridge lid until it snaps into place.
  • Dell Photo Printer 720 Setup
  • Close the front cover of the printer.
  • Dell Photo Printer 720 Setup

SOFTWARE SETUP

Once the hardware setup for the printer is complete, conclude the procedure with the software setup.

DOWNLOAD THE DRIVER

  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Click the address bar and type the URL for the Dell 720 printer support page.
  • Once the page opens, click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  • Scroll down the page and select your operating system from the Operating system drop-down list.
  • Once the page refreshes, scroll down and click the Download button for the printer driver.
  • The driver will be downloaded to your computer.

INSTALL THE DRIVER

  • Connect the USB cable to the Dell photo printer 720 printer and the computer.
  • Once the connection is secure, the Windows OS will alert you by saying that it’s found a new device.
  • Open the Downloads folder of your computer.
  • Double-click on the downloaded driver.
  • Follow the commands on the screen and complete the installation.

The Dell 720 photo printer setup is now complete.