Disclaimer


We are independent third party service providers who provide guidance and related tips on setting up your printer and downloading & installing software drivers from 123.hp.com/setup . Also, we provide simple fixes for your printer related issues and queries. We are not specifically tied-up with HP and its services in any way nor do we trade any of its products or services. We’ve intended the usage of all the images, logos and content on this website for informational purposes alone. For issues related to service and warranty, contact the manufacturer directly and thoroughly examine our privacy policy.

Close ×

123.hp.com/oj3830 Setup

123 HP Officejet 3830 Printer setup

Connect the printer to your computer, mobile device, or network using the following connectivity methods in your 123.hp.com/oj3830 HP OfficeJet 3830 printers. Some of the connectivity methods are Wireless connection method, USB connection  method, Wi-Fi Direct method. The wired or Ethernet connection and Near Field communication are not the supported connections method.

123-hp-oj200-printer-connectivity

1. HP OJ 3830 Wireless network connection

Follow the below guidelines to setup the wireless network connection.

Requirements

  • The requirements are Service set Identifier(SSID) or network name, WEP key or WPA security passphrase, a computer with wireless network connection and an internet access to setup the wireless network connection. It is recommend to use the broadband connection as it will help in using Web services.
  • Turn on your computer and printer. Make sure that your computer and printer are at the same network. If you have any signal problems, make your printer to be in contact with the computer and in the range on the router during installation.

HP OJ 3830 Driver installation

  • Download and install the most current version from support.hp.com and enter your printer model number. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Otherwise you have to follow the instructions in HP installer software. If you are not interested , you can go with the installation CD.
  • Visit 123.hp.com to enter your model number and click Begin to start the download.
  • You have to click Download and click any one button such as Open, Save or Run in any windows to display to download the driver.
  • Double-click on the downloaded file to start the installation wizard
  • Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to finish the setup and driver installation. Then return to the page to complete the registration and activation

Connecting to wireless network

  • Connect your printer using the wireless setup wizard to the wireless network. You can also manage the wireless connection in your printer. Press the wireless button on the control panel as the
  • Click the Settings icon and click the wireless Setup wizard. Follow the onscreen instructions to connect the printer to your wireless network

2. 123 HP Officejet 3830 USB connection

Follow the below given steps to setup your printer for a USB cable connection.

Requirements

  • The requirements are printer in a ready state connected with the computer using the USB cable, USB cable with length less than 3 meters.
  • Do not connect through a USB hub or docking station which leads to improper working of the printer. Use the USB port on your computer to connect.
  • Continue to remove the printer from installed devices to help ensure a successful setup, before installing the HP printer driver. Otherwise skip to next step.
  • Delete the previously installed printer version from your Windows computer before setting up for the USB connection. Remove the USB cable.
  • In Windows, search for devices and click the Devices and Printer control panel settings in the results.
  • Search for your printer model and right-click on it to remove by clicking the Remove device. Remove all the multiple icons existing for the printer

HP OJ 3830 Driver installation

  • To download and install the most current version of your printer software, you need to visit the website 123.hp.com. Enter the printer model and follow the instructions that appear on the screen. Download HP Easy Start app
  • Choose the connection type when you are instructed to do so. Select the USB connection as we are moving towards the USB connection setup.
  • The USB connection setup is successful and the remaining steps are not necessary to complete.
  • If the HP Easy Start download fails or you cannot find your printer in 123.hp.com, continue and install it from the HP website.
  • Visit the site support.hp.com to download the software and driver downloads. Type your printer model and check whether the operating system compatibility
  • ClickDownload next to the full feature driver. Follow the instructions that appear on the instructions to the HP Download and Install Assistant or select Download Only to save and run the driver file from your computer.
  • Choose a printer connection option. Select the USB connection and complete the installation setup successfully

3. HP OJ 3830 Wi-Fi direct connection

  • Print your documents or photos on a secure Wi-Fi capable computers and smart devices after activating HP Wireless direct on your printer.
  • You will have the HP wireless direct button on the control panel. If not, go to the Network Setupor Wireless Settings menu and touch Wireless Direct, and then turn on the connection.
  • Choose ON or ON with Security (optional). Make note of the passcode and click OK, if you require password when you are connecting to the printer
  • Click Settings and click Wi-Fi. Choose the  HP-Print printer model  from the list of available networks on your mobile device. Type the security passcode from the printer control panel if you are prompted.
  • Open the file either a photo or document that you wish to print and click Print from the app menu or the action menu. Install the HP ePrint mobile app from the Apple or Google play Store if your app does not support printing
  • Choose your printer model from the list of available printers that are connected in the network and click Print After the print job gets completed, you should reconnect the mobile device to your normal wire network.
  • You are connecting to the printer, choose ON or ON with Security (optional). Make note of the passcode and click OK
  • Click the Wireless icon in your computer and select the from the available printer list on your computer or laptop. Type the security passcode from the printer control panel if you are prompted to do so.
  • Open the file either a document or photo that you wish to print and click Fileà You have to choose your printer model from the list of available printers and click Print.
  • After the print job gets completed, you have to reconnect the computer to your normal wireless network.
  • Print your documents or photos on a secure Wi-Fi capable computers and smart devices after activating HP Wireless direct on your printer.
  • Wireless printers that released after 2011 and android phones tablets. The operating systems like Windows and Mac OS also supports HP wireless direct.
  • Touch the HP wireless direct button on the printer control panel or go to the Network Setupor Wireless Settings menu and touch Wireless Direct, and then turn on the connection.
  • If you require password when you are connecting to the printer, choose ON or ON with Security (optional). Make note of the passcode and click OK
  • Click Settings and click Wi-Fi.
  • Choose the HP-Print printer model  from the list of available networks on your mobile device.
  • Type the security passcode from the printer control panel if you are prompted.
  • Open the file either a photo or document that you wish to print and click Print from the app menu or the action menu. Install the HP ePrint mobile app from the Apple or Google play Store if your app does not support printing
  • Choose your printer model from the list of available printers that are connected in the network and click Print After the print job gets completed, you should reconnect the mobile device to your normal wire network.
  • You are connecting to the printer, choose ON or ON with Security (optional). Make note of the passcode and click OK
  • Click the Wireless icon in your computer and select the from the available printer list on your computer or laptop. Type the security passcode from the printer control panel if you are prompted to do so.
  • Open the file either a document or photo that you wish to print and click Fileà You have to choose your printer model from the list of available printers and click Print.
  • After the print job gets completed, you have to reconnect the computer to your normal wireless network.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers Physical Dimensions

The physical dimensions such as the printer’s height, weight, depth and width are provided in the below given information. Review the information to know about the physical dimensions of the HP OfficeJet 3830 printers in millimeter and inches.

The height of the HP OfficeJet printer can be classified into two measurements. One is the height with the input tray raised which is 270 mm or 10.63 inches and the other measurement is without the input tray raised that is 222.3 mm or 8.75 inches.

123-hp-oj3830

The width of the HP OfficeJet 3830 printer is 454 millimeter or 17.38 inches. The weight of the printer is 5.76 kg or 12.7 pounds.

The depth of the printer with the input tray raised and tray extender extended is 579 mm of 22.8 inches. The depth of the printer without input tray raised and tray extender extended is 362 mm or 14.25 inches.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers Control Panel

To know about the size and display type of the printer control panel, review the following specification. The following information provides the printer control panel specifications for HP OfficeJet 3830 printers.

The type of the control panel display is Mono touch screen display. The dimensions of the control panel display is also given. The diagonal is 57.2 mm or 2.25 inches , length 50.8 mm or 2 inches and height is 28.7 mm or 1.13 inches.

123-hp-oj3830-control-panel
  1. Power button : The first button mentioned in the figure is the power button. The Power button helps you to turn on or turn off the printer. You can just press the button once and it will be switched on. The button toggles from turning on and turning off at one click.
  2. Home button : The second button mentioned is the Home button which helps you to return to the Home screen of the control panel. The home screen is the one which is displayed when you turn on the printer. If the feature is available, then the button lights up.
  3. Control Panel display : The control panel display is the screen which allows you to touch the screen for selecting menu options. You can also swipe your finger across the display if you want to scroll through the menu items.
  4. Wireless Status light : wireless status light button helps you to identify whether your printer is connected to the wireless connection or not. If there is a wireless connection, you will see a solid blue light which indicates the connection establishment and print wirelessly with the connection. Otherwise, the Wireless Summary screen will be displaying that the Wireless Off status.  The icon representing the Wireless status light is
  5. Help button : The help button opens the Help menu for the current operation. If the feature is available, then the button lights up otherwise the button lights down.
  6. Back button : The back button will help you to return to the previous screen which you were using. If the feature is available, then the button lights up otherwise the button lights down.

Control panel display menu

Use the control panel display menu to select print, fax, copy and scan options from the main menu by touching. You can also scroll through by swiping your fingers across the display.

123-hp-oj3830-control-panel-display
  1. Copy :The copy option in the control panel display opens the copy menu. To select a copy type or to change the copy settings such as single copy or multiple copy  and many copy issues, use the Copy option in the control panel display.
  2. Scan : The scan option in the control panel display opens the menu Scan To which allows you to choose a particular destination for your ongoing scan operation.
  3. Fax :  The Fax option in the control panel opens a screen to send a fax or change fax settings.
  4. HP Printables : The HP Printables option in the control panel display is a quick way to access and to print information from the like coloring puzzles, coupons and more.
  5. Quick Forms : The Quick form options open the  Quick Forms menu which helps you to select a form to print as there are many forms to print from  your printer.
  6. Setup : The Setup option in the control panel opens the Setup menu which help you to modify your preferences and utilize the tools to do maintenance tasks.
  7. Help : The Help icon in the control panel opens the Help menu which allows to view videos to know about the setup and trouble shooting issues, printer features information and tips.
  8. HP ePrint icon : The HP ePrint icon in the control panel opens the Web Services summary. The web services summary will provide details  about the ePrint status details, ePrint settings  and Web Services information page.
  9. Wireless Direct :Open the wireless Direct summary menu to switch off the HP wireless direct printing and wireless direct name and password.
  10. Wireless icon : Open the wireless summary menu using the wireless icon in the control panel to modify wireless settings. The wireless summary menu will also provide the wireless status and help to diagnose network connection issues using the wireless test report. If your printer is not connected to the network, the Wireless icon displays by default.
  11. Ink icon : The Ink icon option will show you the ink cartridge levels. A warning symbol will be displayed by the ink if the ink level is minimum
  12. Fax Status icon : The Fax status in the control panel will open the status information for the Auto answer function, fax sound volume and fax logs.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printer Mobile Solutions

The HP OfficeJet 3830 printer supports mobile printing solutions like HP ePrint, HP Smart app, HP ePrint mobile app, HP Print Service Plugin and Apple AirPrint.  The print apps and scheduled Delivery Printable are the supported web services.

123-hp-oj3830-Printer-Mobile-Solution

1. HP Smart app

Connect to your wireless network using your mobile devices with the help of HP Smart app. Use your HP Smart app to print, scan and capture files with in smart devices. The HP Smart app also known as the HP AiO Printer Remote App. Follow the below instructions.

  • Make sure your Android devices and your printer are connected to the same wireless network. Keep your Android device near your printer.
  • Download and install the HP smart app from the google Play Store on your Android device. Open the app and tap Start and accept the terms and conditions. Tap to Continue.
  • Tap the plus sign to search for the printers that are connected to the network in the home screen of the app. Tap the printer in the list of printers connected to your wireless network.
  • Click the Add Printer if you are connecting to a new printer and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
  • To install the HP smart app in your Apple iOS devices, make sure your printer is switched on and check whether your Apple iOS device is connected to the same wireless network as your printer. Download and install the HP smart app from the App store on your Apple iOS device.
  • Click start and Accept the terms and conditions. Tap Continue to search for the printers that are connected to your network. The app automatically select your printer if you have one printer already connected to the wireless network. Otherwise tap the plus sign to connect a new printer and follow the instruction that appear on the screen
  • Open the HP Smart app an tap Print documents or any other options you wish to choose. Also select the storage of file. If you don’t have a social media or cloud account, follow the on-screen prompts. Choose the file to print and Print preview displays. Click Print to start printing
  • HP smart app helps you to scan using the printer and save it on your device or in a social media account. Keep the file in a scanner glass or automatic document feeder and open the HP smart app.
  • Tap Scan, Scan to Email or Scan to Cloud based on your scan Click the Settings icon and select the Input Source for the scan to choose between the document feeder of scanner glass. Tap Done or Save and tap Save to check the scan and border adjustment accordingly. Tap Send, Save, Share or Print based on the scan type to complete the scan.
  • To scan a file using your mobile camera device Select the file and open the Smart app. If you use the Android device, tap Camera Scan to Email or Camera Scan to Cloud, or Document Capture or simply tap the Camera icon. If you use the Apple iOS device, tap Scan to Email or Scan to Cloud, and then tap the Camera You can also tap the Scan icon. Select the picture and confirm the scan by placing the finger on the blue dots to adjust the border manually. In your Apple iOS device, select Auto or Manual mode Modify the scan settings and scan additional pages if needed.
  • To personalize your home screen, drag it to the desired location by pressing and holding the icon that you want to move. You can turn off the Personalize tile by tapping the On/Off toggle items you want to add or remove from the home screen.

2. 123 HP Officejet 3830 HP ePrint

HP ePrint is a free cloud-based and secured service which helps you to print from anywhere with an active internet connection. Send your documents to the printer using email and your printer will print the document directly. To know more about the HP ePrint setup, go through the below article

  • Before initializing the setup, you have to gather some of the requirements. If you do not acquire all the below given requirements, then you will not be able to print using the HP ePrint.
  • Disable the USB connection otherwise your printer will not print using the HP ePrint service.
  • The printer you are using should support the HP ePrint service. As of HP OfficeJet 3830 printer, it supports the ePrint service. So move on to the next steps.
  • Sign up to HP connected account by visiting hpconnected.com to view your ePrint job status and manage your ePrint queue.
  • Check whether your printer is connected to an active network providing internet access. Turn on the webs services
  • Touch the ePrint icon in the Home screen and accept the terms of use. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to turn on the web services.
  • To find your printer email address, touch the ePrint icon on the Home screen and touch the Web Services settings menu and touch Display Email address.
  • To email your document to the printer, create a new email and attach the document to print. Now the email should be sent to the printer email address. The attached document will be printed by the printer.
  • Check the requirements for print using ePrint. Initially the printer address in the TO: field only. Other email address should be in the Cc: field. A blank email subject line will lead to HP ePrint error or it will cancel the print job. Open office files are not supported. Printing on both sides is not supported.

3. HP ePrint Mobile app

HP ePrint App is a mobile application which allows you to print any supported HP printer connected on the same wireless network. The HP ePrint app is retired for Apple iOS devices. Print photos or documents using the HP ePrint app. You can also print using the cloud services like google drive and Dropbox from wherever you are with the help of an active internet connection.

  • You should have a mobile device with Android OS version 4.0 and later versions or Amazon fire OS with 4.1- 4x and 5.1 or 5x or later versions.
  • Connect to a wireless network using the Wi-Fi settings on your smartphone. Check whether the wireless signal is switched on and the printer is connected to the same wireless network as your mobile device.
  • Download and install the HP ePrint app from the Google Play Store on your device. choose the data usage preferences by clicking Done.
  • The HP ePrint app home screen displays and follow the prompts that appear on the screen, tap Grant permission,Add Cloud Account, or Add Email Account to access files, social media and cloud accounts.
  • To print a document using HP ePrint app, open the app and tap on Files. Choose the document to print and print preview displays. Tap Edit to modify the file using editing tools or print settings on the preview screen and tap Done
  • To print photo saved on your mobile device, open the app and tap Photos or Recent Photos. Choose the photo to print and view the Preview. Tap Edit Print Edit to modify the file using editing tools or print settings on the preview screen and tap Done
  • To print email, sign in to your email account and choose the email to print from the HP ePrint app. Open the HP ePrint app and click Email to enter your email address and password. Choose the email to print and view the preview. Select the email to print and view the print preview. Tap Edit Print Edit to modify the file using editing tools or print settings on the preview screen and tap Done
  • To print a webpage using HP ePrint app, choose the web page to print and open the app and tap Web. Tap print or preview depending on your smart device. Tap Edit Print Edit to modify the file using editing tools or print settings on the preview screen and tap Done
  • To print a cloud account, choose the file to print and open the HP ePrint app and tap Cloud. Tap print or preview depending on your smart device. Tap Edit Print Edit to modify the file using editing tools or print settings on the preview screen and tap Done.

4. HP AirPrint

AirPrint is a mobile printing solution that comes with Apple iOS v4.2 and above versions. Use your iPad, iPhone or iPhone to connect to the wireless network. The HP Printers released after 2010 will support AirPrint.

5. HP Print Service plugin

The HP Print Service plugin allows you to print from your smart android devices. Print to the HP printer in a Wi-Fi network or a Wi-Fi direct connection for printer. Follow the below procedure to setup the HP Print Service plugin on your Android Smart phones or tablets.

  • You should have an Apple device with version iOS 4.2 and above version
  • Check whether your printer and Apple devices are connected in the same network or Wi-Fi Direct or HP wireless direct should be supported by your Printer
  • Turn on the printer and open the file to print. Click the Action icon which displays menu option.
  • Click Print or the print icon and click Select Printer to select your printer from the list. Change the settings by clicking Options menu
  • Install the HP Print service plugin on your Android Smart phone or tablet. You should have a mobile device with Android OS 4.4 or later version downloaded from the Google Play store. after you install the HP Print Service plugin, switch on the plugin
  • Based on your Android version and device manufacturer, the menus, icons and location of the print setting may be different from one or more devices
  • Android device is on the same network as your printer and make sure that the Wi-Fi direct is enable on your printer and android device. Install or update the HP Print Service Plugin from the google play store on your Android device.
  • The service will be automatically enable after installation if you have Android devices with 7.0 and later version,. You can skip to the next step that is Print using the HP Print Service plugin
  • Tap to the dashboard and find the HP Inc. service installed if you are installing first time. Update the HP Print Service Plugin and click Settings à More,More networks, More settings, or NFC and sharingà Print or Printing . Click ON after clicking the HP Inc. service installed or HP Inc. and turn off the unnecessary plugins

HP OfficeJet 3830 Advanced Printer Management Tools

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printer Environmental Specification

Manage your printer by using the web-based tool, Embedded Web server.  You can use the embedded web server to view status information, modify settings and manage printer from your printer when your printer

Before setting up your printer hardware and software, it is important to check with your surrounding environment. Work with your HP OfficeJet 3830 printer in within the following environmental parameters

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers Ink Cartridges

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers Paper Handling Specification

In North America, Asia, Pacific excluding China, India and Indonesia, the black ink cartridge used is HP 63 Black and HP 63 Tri-color

The HP OfficeJet 3830 printer has the paper handling specification given here. Review the following information

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers Power Specification

HP OfficeJet 3830 Printers System Requirements

The power specification of the HP OfficeJet 3830 printers are given below. The specification consist of the power supply and input voltage. Make sure that the printer is compatible with the power system in your country/region. Review the following information correctly.

The minimum system requirements and recommended system requirements for supported Windows and Mac operating system in your HP OfficeJet 3830 printers are given below. Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 is needed when you want to use the Embedded web server.

123-hp-printer-support