HP Color LaserJet PRO MFP M176 manual

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  • Brand: HP
  • Product: Printer
  • Model/name: Color LaserJet PRO MFP M176
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Turkish, Slovak, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ukrainian

Table of Contents

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Dansk.............. 19
Català.............. 16
Español............ 13
Italiano............ 10
Deutsch.............. 7
Français............. 4
English............... 1
Norsk............... 37
Lietuvių........... 34
Latviešu........... 31
Suomi.............. 28
Eesti................ 25
Nederlands....... 22
Svenska........... 43
Português........ 40
4. Select a connection method and prepare for software installation
Windows
1.	 For Windows 7 or lower, do not connect the USB cable before installing
the software. The installation process prompts to connect the cable at
the appropriate time. If the cable is already connected, restart the printer
when installation prompts to connect the cable.
2.	 Continue to “5.Locateordownload thesoftwareinstallation files.”
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Directly connect
this computer using a USB cable.
Mac
1.	 Connect the USB cable between the computer and the printer before
installing the software.
2.	 Continue to “5.Locateordownload thesoftwareinstallation files.”
Wireless network connection
(M177fw wireless model only)
1.	 To connect the printer to a wireless (Wi-Fi) network, on the printer control
panel, touch the Wireless button.
2.	 Touch Wireless Menu, and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard.
Select the network name from the SSID list, or enter the network name
if it is not listed.
3.	 Use the keyboard to enter the passphrase, and then touch the OK button.
4.	 Wait while the printer establishes a network connection.
5.	 On the printer control panel, touch the Network button. If an IP
address is listed, the network connection has been established. If not,
wait a few more minutes and try again. Note the IP address for use
during software installation. Example IP address: 192.168.0.1
6.	 To print from a computer, continue to “5. Locate or downloadthe
software installation files.” To print from a phone or tablet only, continue
to “8. Mobile and wirelessprinting.”
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Helpmesetupa
first-time wirelessconnection.
Manually configure the IP address
For information on how to manually configure the IP address, see the printer
User Guide, go to:
•	 www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series
•	 www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series

Wired (Ethernet) network connection
Use a standard network cable.
1.	 Connect the network cable to the printer and to the network. Wait a few
minutes for the printer to acquire a network address.
2.	 On the printer control panel, touch the Network button. If an IP address
is listed, the network connection has been established. If not, wait a few
more minutes and try again. Note the IP address for use during software
installation. ExampleIP address:192.168.0.1
To manually configure the IP address, see “Manually configure the IP
address.”
3.	 Continue to “5.Locateordownload the softwareinstallation files.”
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Connect through
anetwork.
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series	 www.register.hp.com
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series	
Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176, M177
Getting Started Guide
USB connection directly between the
printer and the computer
Use an A-to-B type USB cable.
	 IMPORTANT:
Follow Steps 1 - 3 on
the printer hardware setup
poster, then continue with
Step 4 below.
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Windows full solution
1.	 Insert the printer CD into the computer, or launch the software
installation file downloaded from the Web.
2.	 The software installer detects the language of the operating system, and
then it displays the main menu of the installation program in the same
language. When installing from the CD, if the installer program does not
start after 30 seconds, browse the CD drive on the computer and launch
the file named SETUP.EXE.
3.	 The Software Selection screen details the software to be installed.
•	 The recommended software installation includes the print driver and
software for all available printer features.
•	 To customize the software installed, click the Customize software
selections link. When finished, click the Next button.
4.	 Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
5.	 When prompted to select a connection type, select the appropriate option
for the type of connection:
•	 Directly connect this computer using a USB cable
•	 Connect through a network
•	 Helpmesetupafirst-timewireless connection
NOTE: When connecting through a network, the easiest way to detect the
printer is to select Automatically find my product on the network.
NOTE: For wireless installation, select the option to Help me set up
a first-time wireless connection, and then select Yes, retrieve the
wireless settings on my computer.
OS X full solution
1.	 Launch the software installation .dmg file that you downloaded from the
Web.
2.	 The software installer detects the language of the operating system, and
then it displays the main menu of the installation program in the same
language.
3.	 Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
4.	 At the end of the software installation process, use the HP Utility Setup
Assistant to configure printer options.
OS X basic installation
To install basic print and fax drivers without running the HP full solution
software from CD or hp.com download, follow these steps:
1.	 Connect the printer to the computer or network.
2.	 From System Preferences, click Printers and Scanners, then the plus
button on the bottom left, and select M176 or M177 using the driver
named either AirPrint or Secure AirPrint.
Install from the printer CD
For Windows, the software installation files are provided on the CD that came with
the printer.
For OS X, the installer file on the CD includes a link to download the files from
the Web.
Install notes
For more details about the software for the printer, see the Install notes file on the
printer CD.
Download from the Web
1.	 Go to www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series or
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series.
2.	 Select a printer or category from the list, and then click Drivers.
3.	 Select the operating system from the drop-down menu, and click Next.
4.	 Click Driver, and then click Download.
5.	 Follow the on-screen instructions.
5. Locate or download the software installation files
6. Install the software
Readiris Pro for HP
Download this free software to enable extra scanning features, including
Optical Character Recognition (OCR).
To download the software from the Web, go to
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series or
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series and select Drivers, select the
appropriate operating system, and click Next. Click Application - 3rd Party,
and then click the Download button.
7. Use the scan feature
Use the HP Scan software on your computer to start a scan job at the printer.
Windows
Click Start, select Programs or All Programs, select HP, and then select HP Scan.
OS X
Click Applications, select Hewlett-Packard, and then select HP Scan.
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8.1 Connect the device to the wireless network
To print from a phone or tablet, connect the device to the same wireless
network as the printer.
Apple iOS devices (AirPrint)
Open the item to print, and select the Action icon. Select Print, select the
printer, and then select Print.
Newer Android devices (4.4 or newer)
Open the item to print, and select the Menu button. Select Print, select the
printer, and select Print.
Some devices require downloading the HP Print Service plugin app from the
Google Play store.
Older Android Devices (4.3 or older)
Download the HP ePrint app from the Google Play store.
Windows Phone
Download the HP AiO Remote app from the Windows Store.
Learn more about mobile printing
To learn more about other mobile printing options,
including additional ePrint solutions, scan the QR code,
or see the “Mobile printing” section of the User Guide.
8.2 HP Wireless Direct
HP Wireless Direct enables close-proximity printing from a wireless mobile
device directly to an HP Wireless Direct-enabled printer without requiring a
connection to a network or the Internet.
Enable HP Wireless Direct
1.	 From the Home screen on the printer control panel, touch the Wireless
button.
2.	 Open the following menus:
•	 Wireless Menu
•	 Wireless Direct Settings
•	 On/Off
3.	 Touch the On menu item. The printer saves the setting and then returns
the control panel to the Wireless Direct Settings menu.
For more information on wireless printing and wireless setup, go to
www.hp.com/go/wirelessprinting.
8. Mobile and wireless printing (M177fw wireless model only)
Troubleshooting
User Guide
The User Guide includes printer usage and troubleshooting information. It is
available on the printer CD and on the Web:
1.	 Go to www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series or
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series.
2.	 Select a printer or category from the list, and then click User guides.
For Windows, the User Guide is copied to the computer during the recommended
software installation.
Windows®
XP, Windows Vista®
, and Windows®
7
Click Start, select Programs or All Programs, select HP, select the folder for
the HP printer, and then select Help.
Windows®
8
On the Start screen, right-click an empty area on the screen, click All Apps on
the app bar, click the icon with the printer’s name, and then select HP Help &
Learn Center.
Check for firmware updates
1.	 Go to o to www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series or
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series.
2.	 Click Drivers, select the operating system, and click the Next button.
3.	 Select Firmware, and click the Download button.
Additional support resources
Go to www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM176series or
www.hp.com/support/ljMFPM177series for HP’s all inclusive help for the
printer:
•	 Solve problems
•	 Find advanced configuration instructions
•	 Download software updates
•	 Join support forums
•	 Find warranty and regulatory information
•	 Mobile printing resources
Wired (Ethernet) network connection
•	 Verify that the printer is attached to the correct network port using a cable of
the correct length.
•	 Verify the lights next to the network port are lit.
•	 Verify the print driver is installed on the computer.
•	 Test the network connection by pinging the network:
Windows
Click Start > Run. Type cmd, and press Enter. Type ping,
type a space, type the printer IP address, and then press Enter.
Example IP address: 192.168.0.1
OS X
Open the Network Utility, and type the IP address in the ping pane. Press Enter.
Example IP address: 192.168.0.1
•	 If the window displays round-trip times, the network is working.
•	 If the ping does not work, try restarting the printer and recheck all of the
connection steps.
Wireless network connection
•	 Verify that the network cable is not connected. The printer cannot connect to a
wireless network when a network cable is connected.
•	 Verify that the printer and wireless router are turned on and have power. Also
make sure the wireless switch is turned on.
•	 Verify that the printer is within the range of the wireless network. For most
networks, the printer must be within 30 m (100 ft) of the wireless access point
(wireless router).
•	 Verify the print driver is installed on the computer.
•	 Verify that the computer and printer connect to the same wireless network.
•	 For Mac, verify that the wireless router supports Bonjour.
•	 Restart the wireless router.

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