The HP Officejet Pro 6978 is an all in one multifunctional printer. It is best suitable for both home use and office purposes. You can print without any cable or cords using its wireless connection method. You can print documents and photos from your smartphones and tablets. Follow the below steps for HP Officejet Pro 6978 wireless setup.
First, make sure the purchased printer box is sealed properly.
After that, unseal the printer box and check if the printer components are provided in it.
Take the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer from the box and place it on a clean and flat surface.
Then remove the packing tapes and protective materials from the printer.
Load a stack of plain white papers into the input tray by adjusting the paper width guides.
Now open the access door at the top.
Unpack the new ink cartridges provided in the printer package and insert them into the corresponding slots.
Finally, align the cartridges by printing an alignment sheet and complete the HP Officejet Pro 6978 Setup.
First, visit the official site of HP Printers
Then, click on the software and Drivers option
Now, you need to enter the model name of your printer and then select the ‘Enter’ Button
Then, a new page will open on your screen, where you need to select the latest drivers to download it in your system.
Next, click on the download button located at the right side of the screen
Finally, it will start installing the appropriate printer driver.
First switch on the HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer, router and system.
Then connect your computer to the wireless network and ensure the Internet connection.
Identify your Wi-Fi SSID and Network Key to configure them in the future.
Also you can identify them on the label located at the backside of the Wi-Fi router.
Press the Wireless button available on the printer’s control panel and hold it for at least five seconds.
Go near the Wi-Fi router and press the WPS push button within a few minutes.
When the connection is established successfully, the Wireless indicator light (LED) on the printer will turn into solid light.
Next, install the printer software on your computer using the setup CD.
If you have downloaded the driver from the official HP site, open the installer file to run the driver setup.
Click the Continue button to accept the EULA and proceed with the next step.
Now, the HP printer will be detected automatically by the printer software if the computer and the HP printer are connected to the same wireless network.
Then on the Choose a printer screen, select your printer if available and click Continue .
In case the printer is not displayed on the screen, click the" My Printer is Not Shown " button.
Choose a connection method and wait until the printer software detects the printer automatically.
After that, choose the printer software you wish to install and click the Continue
Wait until the installation is complete.
Now follow the rest of the instructions on the screen to finish the driver setup.
First, power up the router and make sure the printer provides an active internet connection. Then, link the printer to the network of the router.
After that, the wireless connection between your HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer and computer is done using the HP Smart application.
You can get the app from the Microsoft Store for Windows OS and Apple Store for Mac devices.
Then, download and launch the HP Smart application.
Open the application and add your printer.
Now you can perform all the functions of the printer.