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HP OfficeJet 6900, 8700, 7740 Printers - Control Panel Features

This document is for HP OfficeJet 6962, 8702, OfficeJet Pro 6960, 6968, 6970, 6974, 6975, 6978, 8710, 8715, 8718, 8719, 8720, 8725, 8728, 8730, 8732M, 8740, 8745, and OfficeJet Pro 7740 Wide Format All-in-One printers.
The control panel includes buttons, icons, and a touchscreen to select print options.

Control panel buttons and lights

From the control panel, access the Home button, verify wireless connectivity, and access Help menus.
Image: Example of the control panel buttons, icons, and lights
1. Home button: Returns the control panel to the Home screen.
2. Touchscreen display: Touch the screen to select menu options, or swipe your finger across the display to scroll through the menu items.
3. Wireless status light: Indicates the status of the printer wireless connection. A solid blue light indicates that a wireless connection is established and that you can print wirelessly. If the wireless feature is turned off, the wireless light is off and the Wireless Summary screen displays Wireless Off.
4. Near Field Communication button: Displays instructions for using Near Field Communication (NFC)-equipped mobile devices with the printer (OfficeJet Pro 8720, 8730, and 8740 printers only).
5. Back button: Returns to the previous screen.
6. Help button: Opens the Help menu for the current operation.

Control panel menu

Touch the control panel to select print, fax, copy, and scan options from the main menu. Swipe your finger across the display to scroll through the shortcuts or down the display to open the Dashboard.
Some shortcuts might not appear when the printer is first set up. Shortcuts are user defined, and can be created or deleted at any time.
Image: Example of the control panel display menus
1. Setup: Displays the setup screen to change preferences, network setup, Wi-Fi Direct, fax setup, maintenance settings, and print reports.
2./ Wireless/Ethernet icon: The Wireless icon opens the Wireless Summary menu to check wireless status and change wireless settings. You can print a wireless test report to help diagnose network connection issues. If there is no network connection, the Wireless icon displays by default.
3. HP ePrint icon: Opens the Web Services Summary menu to check ePrint status details, change ePrint settings, or print a Web Services Information page.
4. Wi-Fi Direct icon: Opens the Wi-Fi Direct menu to turn on or off HP wireless direct printing and display the wireless direct name and password.
5. Ink icon: Displays estimated ink levels by ink cartridge. The icon displays a warning symbol if the ink level is less than the minimum expected ink level.
6. Fax status icon: Opens status information for the Auto Answer function, fax logs, and the fax sound volume.
7. Eco icon: Opens the Eco menu where you can configure some of the printer's environmental features.
8. Copy Document Shortcut: Opens the Document Copy menu to select a paper tray or change the copy settings.
9. Scan to USB Shortcut: Opens the Scan to USB menu to scan a document or photo to a USB drive.
10. Copy ID Card Shortcut: Opens the ID Card Copy menu to change settings and select color or black-and-white.
11. Send Fax Now Shortcut: Opens a screen the dial screen to quickly send a fax or change fax settings.
12. Apps tab: Provides a quick way to access downloaded print apps.
13. Fax tab: Opens the Fax menu to set up faxing, send a fax, or reprint a received fax.
14. Photo tab: Opens the Photo menu to print a photo or manage print jobs.
15. Scan tab: Opens the Scan menu to scan to a computer or change scan settings.
16. Copy tab: Opens the Copy menu to copy a document, photo, or ID card.
17. Shortcuts button: Displays the control panel shortcuts.

Create and use shortcuts

To quickly access your most used printer functions, create shortcut icons that display on the home screen of the printer control panel.
  1. Touch one of the blue function tabs, such as Fax, Photo, or Copy, and then select the icon you want for a shortcut.
  2. Touch and hold the icon until a green menu bar displays at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Drag the icon to the green bar, and then release it.
    A new shortcut icon displays on the home screen.
To delete shortcuts, touch and hold the shortcut icon on the home screen, drag the icon to the red bar, and then release it.






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