How To Setup HP Officejet 3830

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HP Officejet 3830 Setup

HP Officejet 3830 is a compact multifunctional printer which enables you to print in large volumes at low cost. The printer is easy to handle and the setup can be done quickly if you follow the right how to setup HP Officejet 3830 procedure.

how to setup hp officejet 3830

Step-1: Unbox the printer

  • Take out the printer from the carton and place it on a stable surface.
  • Check if the other printer accessories such as the power cord, ink cartridges, manual booklet, and installation CD are present in the box.
  • Peel off the packaging tapes and materials from the printer.
  • Open the front cover and unfold the ink cartridge access door. Remove the protective material from inside the printer.
  • Fold the access door and close the front cover.

Step-2: Power connection & basic settings

  • Get the power cord provided and connect the printer setup to an electrical wall outlet using it.
  • Next, connect the other end to the supply port on the printer.
  • After that, press the power button on the printer’s control panel to power up.
  • When the printer display panel turns on, navigate and select the Language by tapping Yes.
  • Following how to setup HP Officejet 3830 guide, the Country/Region menu appears. Set the region and select Yes.
  • Configure Date/Time settings on the panel and tap Yes to save the settings and finally select Done.

Step-3: Ink cartridges installation

  • Now, open the front cover and then the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait until the print head returns to a stable position at the center and then unpack the new ink cartridge.
  • See that you don’t touch the metal contacts of the cartridge and carefully remove the protective film on the cartridge.
  • Hold a cartridge by its sides and place it its holder. Push the cartridge until it snaps into place.
  • Install the other ink cartridges in a similar way and close the ink cartridge access door and proceed with how to setup HP Officejet 3830 guide.

Step-4: Loading paper

  • Slowly, extend the paper input tray upwards and then move the paper width guide to the left end.
  • Arrange the paper against the right edge of the input tray and make sure you do not feed more paper than the maximum limit.
  • After that, move the edge guides to the right side until it touches the paper edges.
  • Next, draw out the paper output tray and then unfold the tray extender for support.

Step-5: Aligning ink cartridges

  • Once the paper stack is loaded, press OK on the printer display panel to continue to print the alignment page.
  • When the alignment page is printed, open the scanner lid and place the page on the scanner glass, considering the guides on the paper.
  • Then, close the lid and select OK to start the ink cartridge alignment process.

Step-6: Software installation

  • After the printer hardware is set up, go on to install the printer driver on your computer using the installation CD.
  • Otherwise on completing how to setup HP Officejet 3830 steps, download the printer driver from the official HP support website and run the installation.