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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M201, M202 Printers - Setting Up the Printer Hardware

This document is for HP LaserJet Pro MFP M201 and M202 printers.
Complete the steps in this document to set up the printer hardware before you install the printer software on the computer.

Hardware setup steps

Use these steps to unpack and set up your printer.

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 materials
    Image: Remove the tape and packing materials
  2. Lift the cartridge access door.
    Figure : Lift the cartridge access door
    Image: Lift the cartridge access door
  3. Remove the protective foam from the cartridge access area and set it aside for recycling.
    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 from the printer
  5. Carefully remove the packing materials from inside the printer.
    Figure : Carefully remove the packing materials
    Image: Carefully remove the packing materials 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 back into the printer
    Image: Insert the print cartridge back into the printer
  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 output tray extender and the main input tray (Tray 2) to the printer.
      Figure : Attach the output tray extender and the main input tray (Tray 2)
      Image: Attach the output tray extender and the main input tray
    1. Attach the output tray extender
    2. Attach the main input tray (Tray 2)

Step 2: Check the contents of the box

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

Load the main paper tray with plain white paper, and then install the priority input tray (Tray 1).
note:
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office.
  1. Slide the paper width and paper length guides to their outermost positions.
    Figure : Slide out the paper width and paper length guides
    Image: Slide out the paper width and paper length guides
  2. Insert plain white paper into Tray 2.
    Figure : Insert plain white paper into Tray 2
    Image: Insert plain white paper into Tray 2
  3. Slide in the paper width and paper length 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 width and paper length guides
    1. Slide in the paper width guides
    2. Slide in the paper length guide
  4. Place Tray 1 on top of Tray 2.
    Figure : Place Tray 1 on top of Tray 2.
    Image: Place Tray 1 on top of Tray 2.
  5. Slide out the paper width guides in Tray 1.
  6. Load plain white paper in Tray 1.
    Figure : Load plain white paper in Tray 1
    Image: Load plain white paper in Tray 1.
  7. Slide in the paper width guides.
    Figure : Slide in the paper width guides
    Image: Slide in the paper width guides

Step 4: Connect the power cord, and then turn on the printer

  1. Connect the power cord to the rear of the printer, and then plug the power cord directly into an electrical outlet.
    Figure : Connect the power cord
    Image: Connect the power cord
  2. 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.
During the initialization process, the Language menu displays.
  1. Press the Right arrow until your preferred language displays, press OK, and then press OK again to confirm the selection.
  2. Press the Right arrow until your preferred country/region displays, press OK, and then press OK again to confirm the selection.
  3. Press the Right arrow to select Self-managed or IT-managed, and then press OK.

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