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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M225, M226 Printers - First Time Printer Setup

This document is for HP LaserJet Pro MFP M225 and M226 printers.
Complete the steps in this document to set up the printer hardware before you install the printer software on the computer. Complete the steps in this document to set up the printer hardware before you install the printer software on the computer.
  note:
If you are looking for the printer software, go to http://123.hp.com/LASERJET.
Step 1: Unpack the printer
Remove the printer from the box, and then remove all packing materials from the printer.
  1. Remove all tape and packing materials from the outside of the printer.
    Figure : Remove the tape and packing material
    Image: Remove the tape and packing material
  2. Lift the scanner assembly, and then open the top cover.
    Figure : Lift the scanner assembly, and then open the top cover
    Image: Open the scanner assembly, and then open the top cover.
  3. Remove the protective foam from the cartridge access area.
    Figure : Remove the protective foam
    Image: Remove the protective foam.
  4. Remove the print cartridge, and then set it aside in a secure place.
    Figure : Remove the print cartridge
    Image: Remove the print cartridge, and then set it down in a secure place.
  5. Carefully remove the packing materials from inside the printer.
    Figure : Remove packing materials from inside the printer
    Image: Remove packaging from inside the printer.
  6. Grasp both sides of the print cartridge, and then gently rock the cartridge back and forth to distribute the toner.
    Figure : Gently rock the print cartridge
    Image: Gently rock the print cartridge.
  7. Remove the orange clip from the print cartridge.
    Figure : Remove the orange clip from the print cartridge
    Image: Remove the orange plastic clip from the print cartridge.
  8. Pull out the orange tab to remove the sealing tape from the print cartridge.
    Figure : Remove the sealing tape from the print cartridge
    Image: Pull the orange tab to remove the sealing tape from the print cartridge.
  9. Align the print cartridge with the tracks inside the printer, and then insert the print cartridge until it is firmly seated.
    Figure : Insert the print cartridge into the printer
    Image: Insert the print cartridge.
  10. Close the top cover, and then close the scanner assembly.
  11. Recycle the packing materials.
    Figure : Recycle the packing materials
    Image: Recycle the packing materials
  12. Attach the input tray and the output tray extender to the printer.
    Figure : Attach the input tray and output tray extender
    Image: Attach the  input tray and the output tray extender to the printer.
The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.
Step 3: Load paper in the main paper tray (Tray 2)
Load the main paper tray with plain white paper, and then install the priority input tray (Tray 1).
  1. Slide the paper guides to their outermost positions.
    Figure : Slide the paper guides out
    Image: Slide the paper guides   to their outermost positions.
  2. Insert plain white paper in the main input tray.
    Figure : Load paper in the main input tray
    Image: Load the paper in the input tray
  3. Slide in the paper guides until they rest against the edges of the paper.
      note:
    Do not slide in the paper guides so far that they bind the paper.
    Figure : Slide in the paper guides until they rest against the paper
    Image: Slide the paper guides in until they rest against the paper
  4. Place the priority input tray on the main input tray.
    Figure : Install the priority input tray
    Image: Install the priority  input tray
Step 4: Connect the power cord, and then turn on the printer
  1. Connect the power cord to the rear of the printer.
  2. Plug the power cord directly into an electrical outlet.
    Figure : Connect the power cord to the printer
    Image: Connect the power cord
  3. Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer initializes and then calibrates itself. Wait until the printer is idle and silent before you proceed.
      caution:
    Do not connect a USB cable now. The printer prompts you to connect the USB cable at the correct time during the software installation.
Step 5: Select the language
After the printer finishes calibrating, the language selection menu displays. Follow these steps to select the language displayed on the printer control panel.
Step 6: Install the printer software
Your HP printer hardware is now set up and you can install the printing software. Do not attempt to connect the printer to a computer until instructed to do so in the printing software.
To download the latest version of the printing software, go to http://123.hp.com/LASERJET.

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