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HP Photosmart D7345, D7355, D7360, D7363, and D7368 Printers - Set up the Printer Hardware

Introduction
This document describes how to set up the printer.
Set up the hardware
Follow the steps below.
Step one: Remove the packing material
Be sure to remove all of the tape and packing material from the outside and the inside of the printer.
  1. Remove the tape and cardboard packaging from inside and around the printer.
  2. Check the contents of the box. The contents may vary by country/region. Refer to the packaging for the actual contents.
    1. HP Photosmart D7300 series printer
    2. HP Photosmart software on CD
    3. User documentation: User Guide and Quick Start Guide
    4. Photo paper storage bag (only available in certain countries/regions)
    5. Paper sampler
    6. Six ink cartridges
    7. Power cord and power supply
    8. HP CD/DVD Tattoos
Step two: Connect the power and set your language
  1. Connect the power cord to the printer and to a wall outlet.
      note:
    Windows users: Wait to connect the USB cable until you are prompted during software installation.
    Figure : Plugging in the power cord
  2. The printer has a touch screen display. Remove the protective film from the touch screen.
    Figure : Remove the protective film
  3. Press the On button to turn on the printer.
  4. When the Select Language prompt displays, touch the up and down arrows to scroll through the available languages; then touch your language.
  5. Touch Yes to confirm your language.
  6. When the Select country/region prompt displays, scroll through the available countries/regions.
  7. Touch your country/region, and then touch Yes to confirm.
Step three: Install the ink cartridges
  caution:
Use only the ink cartridges that came with the printer. The ink in these cartridges is specially formulated to mix with the ink in the print head assembly. Do not use any other cartridges.
  1. Raise the top cover.
    Figure : Open top cover
  2. Unwrap one of the ink cartridges.
  3. Locate the stall that matches the ink cartridge color and squeeze the tabs at the bottom of the latch to release it.
  4. Insert the matching ink cartridge, then close the latch.
    Figure : Inserting the ink cartridges
  5. Repeat this process to install the remaining cartridges.
  6. Lower the top cover and follow the touch screen prompts to initialize the ink cartridges.
      caution:
    A one-time initialization process begins after ink cartridge installation. Mechanical noises are normal and last about 4 minutes. Do not turn off or disconnect your printer.
    When the initialization status screen displays, proceed to Step 4 to load plain paper.
Step four: Load plain paper
For best calibration results, load plain paper in preparation for the print head alignment.
  1. Extend the main tray.
  2. Slide the paper-width and paper-length guides to their outermost positions.
  3. Place a few sheets of plain letter paper in the main tray.
  4. Slide the paper-width and paper-length guides until they stop at the edges of the paper.
    Figure : Paper-width and paper-length guides
  5. Push in the main tray.
  6. Touch OK on the screen to initiate the print head alignment.
Step five: Install the HP Photosmart software
Installing the software in Windows
  1. Remove the USB cable if it is plugged in to the printer.
    Important! Wait to connect the USB cable until you are prompted.
  2. Insert the HP Photosmart CD. If instructions do not appear, locate and double-click the setup.exe file on the CD.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the software.
  4. When prompted for the installation type, choose Recommended (HP Photosmart Premier) or choose Custom to select HP Photosmart Essential.
      note:
    Essential is the only option for Windows 98 and Me systems.
  5. When prompted, connect the USB cable. It may take several minutes to establish a connection and copy the files.
  6. When the Congratulations page displays, click Print a demo page.
Installing the HP Photosmart software on a Macintosh OS X
Follow the instructions below for Mac OS X 10.3, 10.4 and later.
  1. Connect the USB cable to the printer and to the computer.
  2. Insert the HP Photosmart CD into the computer.
  3. Double-click the HP Photosmart CD icon on the desktop.
  4. Double-click the HP Installer icon. The Welcome page appears. Follow the onscreen instructions on each page of the installation.
  5. When the Congratulations page adisplays, click OK.

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