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HP ENVY Inspire 7200e, 7900e Printers - First time printer setup

To set up a printer for the first time, remove the printer from the box, connect the power cord, add the printer to HP Smart, install the ink cartridges, and then load paper.

Note:

If you are looking for the printer software, go to 123.hp.com.

Remove the printer from the box

Remove the printer from the box, and then remove all tape, stickers, and packing materials.

CAUTION:

To avoid setup problems and potential printer damage, make sure all internal packaging material is removed, all doors are closed and trays reinserted before turning on the printer.

  1. Remove the printer from the box.

  2. Remove all tape from the outside of the printer.

    Removing all tape from the outside of the printer
  3. Open the front door.

    Opening the front door
  4. Lift the cartridge access door.

    Lifting the cartridge access door
  5. Remove the cardboard from the print area.

    Removing the cardboard from the print area
  6. Lower the cartridge access door.

    Lowering the cartridge access door
  7. Close the front door.

    Closing the front door
  8. Open the main tray.

    Opening the main tray
  9. Remove all tape and cardboard from the paper tray.

    Removing all tape and cardboard from the paper tray
  10. Close the main tray.

    Closing the main tray
  11. Recycle all packing materials.

Connect the power cord and set your preferences

Plug the printer into an electrical outlet, the printer turns on automatically. Set your preferred language and country/region from the control panel.

Note:

Do not connect a USB cable at this time. The connection to the computer is established during the software installation.

  1. Connect the power cord to the rear of the printer, and then plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.

    Connecting the power cord

    The printer turns on automatically.

  2. If the printer does not turn on automatically, press the Power button.

  3. On the printer control panel, touch your preferred language, and then touch Confirm.

    Setting the preferred language
  4. Touch your country/region, and then touch Confirm.

Add the printer to HP Smart

The HP Smart app is required and helps connect your device to your printer. It also guides you through the rest of the setup process.

  1. Go to 123.hp.com to download and install the software.

  2. Open the app, and then touch Add a New printer or touch the plus sign to find your printer.

  3. Follow the prompts in HP Smart to connect the printer to your network and device.

  4. Sign up for HP+ or Instant Ink.

    Note:

    This is optional and depends on country/region.

  5. Follow the animation in the HP Smart app to install setup cartridges and load paper.

The steps that follow on this page can be used with the instructions in HP Smart to complete printer setup.

Install the ink cartridges

Install the HP ink cartridges that came with your printer.

  1. Open the front door.

    Opening the front door
  2. Lift the cartridge access door.

    Lifting the cartridge access door
  3. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.

  4. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging.

    Removing the new ink cartridge from its packaging
  5. Remove the plastic tape using the pull tab.

    Note:

    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles. Handling these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

    Removing plastic tape
  6. Slide the ink cartridge into its slot until it snaps into place.

    Sliding the ink cartridge into place
  7. Repeat these steps to insert the other ink cartridge.

  8. Lower the cartridge access door.

    Lowering the cartridge access door
  9. Close the front door.

    Closing the front door

Load paper into the main tray

Load plain U.S. letter or A4 paper into the main tray.

  1. Open the main tray.

    Opening the main tray
  2. Push the photo tray.

    Pushing the photo tray
  3. Slide the paper-width guides to the edges of the main tray.

    Sliding the paper guides to the edges of the main tray
  4. Load a stack of plain paper with the print-side facing down into the main tray.

    Loading paper into the main tray
  5. Make sure the stack of paper is aligned with the appropriate paper size lines and does not exceed the stack-height marking in the tray.

  6. Adjust the paper-width guides until they touch the edges of the stack of paper.

    Adjusting the paper-width guides until they touch the edges of the stack of paper
  7. Close the main tray.

    Closing the main tray
  8. Change or retain the paper settings on the printer display.

  9. Pull out the output tray, and then raise the tray extension.

    Pulling out the output tray, and then raising the tray extension

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