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Setting Up the Printer Hardware for HP LaserJet Pro CP1025 and CP1025nw Color Printers


This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer.
This document includes the following steps to set up the product:
  • Check the contents of the box
  • Unpack the printer
  • Insert the input tray
  • Load plain paper
  • Connect the power cord
  • Turn on power

Set up the printer

Follow these steps in order.
Do NOT connect a USB cable now. If you plan to use a USB cable to connect the product to the computer, you will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.

Step one: Check the contents of the box

Remove the product and other items from the shipping box, and then check the contents.
The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.

Step two: Unpack the printer

  1. Remove all the orange shipping tape and the packaging material from outside the product.
    Figure : Remove packing tape
    Image: Remove packing tape.
  2. Recycle or discard the packaging materials.
    Figure : Recycle or discard the packaging materials
    Image: Recycle or discard the packaging materials.
  3. Raise the print cartridge door, and then remove and discard the two orange packing clips.
    Figure : Remove orange packing clips
    Image: Remove orange packing clips.
  4. Remove the instruction sheet.
    Do not turn on the power or install the product software, yet.
    Figure : Remove the instruction sheet
    Image: Remove the instruction sheet.

Step three: Insert the input tray

  1. Close the print cartridge door, and then remove the input tray from inside the product.
    Figure : Close the print cartridge door and remove the input tray
    Image: Close the print cartridge door and remove the input tray.
  2. Remove the input tray from its packaging, and then flip the tray.
    Figure : Remove packaging and flip the tray
    Image: Remove packaging and flip the tray.
  3. Insert the input tray, and then raise the output tray extender.
    Figure : Insert the input tray and raise the output tray extender
    Image: Insert the input tray and  raise the output tray extender.

Step four: Load plain paper

Video of loading paper

The following video demonstrates how to load paper.
  1. Slide the paper length and width guides to their outermost positions.
  2. Load plain white paper in the input tray. Slide the paper forward until it stops.
    Figure : Load plain white paper
    Image: Load plain white paper.
    Do not overload the tray. Make sure that the stack of paper fits within the tray and is no higher than the top of the guides.
  3. Slide the paper length and width guides inward until they stop at the edges of the paper.
    Figure : Slide paper guides inward
    Image: Slide paper guides inward.

Step five: Connect the power cord

Connect the power cord to the back of the product, and then plug it into the wall outlet.
Figure : Connect the power cord
Illustration: Connect the power cord.

Step six: Turn on power

Press the Power button () to turn on the product.
Figure : Turn on power
Image: Turn on power.

Getting started with ePrint

Now you can stay connected and productive on the go with ePrint. ePrint lets you print directly to your ePrint-enabled HP printer using a smartphone, notebook, or other mobile device. For additional information related to setting up and using ePrint, click the link provided.






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