Initially unbox the printer from the box and all tapes, stickers and packing materials should be removed from the printer. Remove the packing materials from inside and outside the printer. Remove the protective film from the control panel and recycle the packing materials.
Install the input tray dust cover by opening the input tray door, pull the dust cover out from the printer and remove the tape from the dust cover. Unfold the sides of dust cover and align the dust cover hinge pins with hinge slots above in the input tray area.
Lift the dust cover and slide the paper width and length guide to their outermost positions.
Load a stack of paper and slide the stack forward until it stops. Press in the sides of the dust cover lights and lower it. Select the correct paper size and type settings from the control panel before printing or copying.
Disconnect the USB cable if you have connected the printer to computer using the USB cable. Connect one end of the power cord to the rear of the printer and other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet. Switch on the printer. Select your country/region and language on the printer control panel and select the date and time if prompted. Press OK and your HP printer hardware setup is completed successfully.