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HP LaserJet Pro MFP - How to set up and use the Scan to Email feature

Use the Scan to Email feature to scan a document from the printer and send it directly to one or more email addresses.

This document contains instructions on how to set up and use the Scan to Email feature.


Before you can use the Scan to Email feature, the printer must be connected to a network, and the feature must be configured using the HP Embedded Web Server.


This document applies to older HP LaserJet Pro multifunction printers (MFPs) with a control panel that has a black background.

To set up and use the Scan to Email feature on HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428-M429 and HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M478-M479, refer to the following documents:

HP LaserJet Pro MFP - Set up Scan to Email

HP LaserJet Pro MFP - Scan to Email

In addition to the steps below, you can view the following video of how to set up and use the Scan to Email feature.

Applicable printers

This document applies to the following HP LaserJet printer models:

  • HP Color LaserJet

    • HP LaserJet Pro 300 color MFP M375

    • HP Color LaserJet MFP M377

    • HP LaserJet Pro 400 color MFP M475

    • HP Color LaserJet MFP M476

    • HP Color LaserJet MFP M477

    • HP LaserJet Pro 500 color MFP M570

  • HP LaserJet

    • HP LaserJet Pro 400 MFP M425

    • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426-M427

    • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M435

    • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M438

    • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521

You can also use the HP Smart app to scan documents and photos from the printer, capture items with the computer camera, or use the scan tools with files saved on the computer. By using HP Smart and pairing your printer with your HP account, you can access advanced scanning features, such as scanning to cloud locations.

For information about setting up and using scan features with HP Smart, go to