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How to test, and setup the Fax machine on HP multifunctional printers.

Hi.


Please follow the instructions below to install and test the fax on an HP multifunctional unit.

1 - before connecting the printer install the software in the CD provided with the printer on the computer. The fax unit will also work in stand alone mode, but without installing the software you will not be able to control the unit from the connected computer.

2 - Have ready a phone cable. Ensure that the phone cable that you want to use has only two connectors:



3 - Connect one end of the telephone cord to the telephone jack andthen connect the other end of the cord to the socket labeled 1-Line on the back of the HP fax printer.



4 - The multifunction HP is now ready to send and receive Fax.


To send a basic fax:

1. Load your originals.
2. Enter the fax number by using the dial button on keypad.
3. Press START FAX Black.If the device detects an original loaded inthe automatic document feeder, it will send the document to the numberyou entered

If the Fax is not sending, then check that the original is loaded properly, then run the fax test following procedure below:

  1. press Setup
  2. select Tools
  3. select Run fax test
  4. press OK
Or:

  1. Load the original into the input tray.
  2. Press the Setup button (the one with a wrench) on the unit control panel.
  3. Press right arrow, select Tools, then press OK.
  4. On the Tools menu, press the right arrow to select Run Fax Test, and then press OK. The fax diagnostic test prints.
  5. Review the report.
If the test does not return ALL PASS , then setup the fax manually.

Change the HP fax settings
  1. Disconnect the telephone cord from the single-line telephone and then plug it into the port marked 1-Line at the back of the HP product.
  2. Press the Setup button (the one with a wrench) on the product control panel.
  3. Press the right arrow to select Basic Fax Setup or Advanced Fax Setup, then press the right arrow again to change settings to the settings listed in the table below.


After verifying Fax settings, try again sending a fax.

If still no luck, try calling the HP number listed on your user manual. In that case there may be a fault.

Also ensure that you do not have a VOIP phone rather than a landline phone, in that case setup will be completely different.

You can find driver software and manuals using the link below:

HP SUPPORT.

Regards.


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I understand that you are receiving paper jam error.

Please follow the below given instructions to get the issue resolved.


Here is the web document:

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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00309142&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=90809&dlc=en&lang=en

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Just copy and paste the entire link into the Internet browser's address bar and press enter.

Please remove the All-in-One Printer from the Power Surge Protector and plug it directly into a wall Power outlet, as the surge protector may not provide enough power to printer.

Let us power cycle your All-in-one to remove any static electricity in your All-in-one.

Please perform the step given below to power cycle the unit after removing the print cartridges from the printer:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the USB cable from the computer.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only
4. Repeat steps 2-3 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the USB cable from the all-in-one to your computer.

Please try installing the below patch and check for the result:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=oj-14037-3&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=90809&os=228&lang=en


Just copy and paste the entire link into the Internet browser's address bar and press enter

If the issue persists, try resetting the All-in-one to factory defaults by following the below given instructions:

Note:
A semi-full reset will do the following:
The user settings to the factory defaults, Language and country settings on some models, Fax logs, Fax headers, Fax speed dial information.

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on.

2. Press and hold Cancel and the Right Arrow while plugging in the power cord.

Continue holding until it displays S Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.
This should resolve the issue.

Regards,
Lawrence

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printer is broken, but I just want to scan!!


Hi,

Please follow the below given instructions to get the issue resolved.

Please remove the All-in-One Printer from the Power Surge Protector and plug it directly into a wall Power outlet, as the surge protector may not provide enough power to printer.

Let us power cycle your All-in-one to remove any static electricity in your All-in-one.

Please perform the step given below to power cycle the unit after removing the print cartridges from the printer:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the USB cable from the computer.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only
4. Repeat steps 2-3 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the USB cable from the all-in-one to your computer.

Please try installing the below patch and check for the result:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=oj-14037-3&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=90809&os=228&lang=en


Just copy and paste the entire link into the Internet browser's address bar and press enter

If the issue persists, try resetting the All-in-one to factory defaults by following the below given instructions:

Note:
A semi-full reset will do the following:
The user settings to the factory defaults, Language and country settings on some models, Fax logs, Fax headers, Fax speed dial information.

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on.

2. Press and hold Cancel and the Right Arrow while plugging in the power cord.

Continue holding until it displays S Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.
This should resolve the issue.

Regards,
Lawrence

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cartrige jam message


I am Lawrence, following are few trouble shooting steps that should help in resolving the issue.

Please follow the below given instructions from the below article to get the issue resolved.

Here is the web document:

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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00577763&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=441127&dlc=en&lang=en

================

Just copy and paste the entire link into the Internet browser's address bar and press enter.

If the issue still persists follow the below given instructions to resolve the issue.

Please perform the step given below to power cycle the unit after removing the print cartridges from the printer:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the USB cable from the computer.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only
4. Repeat steps 2-3 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the USB cable from the all-in-one to your computer.1

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on and wait for 20 seconds.

2. Then, press and hold # and 6 while plugging in the power cord.

Continue holding until it displays Semi Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.
Note:
A semi-full reset will do the following:
The user settings to the factory defaults, Language and country settings on some models, Fax logs, Fax headers, Fax speed dial information.

Regards,

Lawrence
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Hi,

Please follow the below given instructions to resolve the issue.

Please remove the All-in-One Printer from the Power Surge Protector and plug it directly into a wall Power outlet, as the surge protector may not provide enough power to printer.

Please perform the step given below to power cycle the unit after removing the print cartridges from the printer:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the USB cable from the computer.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only
4. Repeat steps 2-3 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the USB cable from the all-in-one to your computer.

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on and wait for 20 seconds.

2. Then, press and hold # and 6 while plugging in the power cord.

Continue holding until it displays Semi Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.
Note:
A semi-full reset will do the following:
The user settings to the factory defaults, Language and country settings on some models, Fax logs, Fax headers, Fax speed dial information.
Please install the below firmware update to resolve the issue.

Here is the weblink to download the firmware update:

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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=oj-14700-3&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=79480&os=228&lang=en

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Just copy and paste the entire link into the Internet browser's address bar and press enter.

Instructions to install:
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1. Please scroll down the web page and click on "Download only" button in that page.
2. Click on " Save " and choose desktop on the left side of the new window (which is opened when you click on Save).
3. Click on OK.Now Double click on the file that you have just downloaded.
4. Then click on " Run ".

Regards,
Lawrence

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