HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dw Getting Started Guide

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Color LaserJet Pro M452dw
Getting Started Guide
IMPORTANT:
Follow Steps 1 - 2 on the
printer hardware setup
poster, and then continue
with Step 3.
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3. Initial setup on the control panel
After turning on the printer, wait for it to initialize. To navigate the control panel, use touch,
swipe, and scroll gestures. Follow the prompts on the control panel to configure these settings:
• Language
• Location
• Default Settings
Under Default Settings select one of these options:
• Self-managed: Optimized default settings for most users that include guided setup
and configuration steps and automatic updates.
• IT-managed: Optimized default settings for fleet manageability.
Settings are fully customizable after initial setup.
NOTE: Select Print Information Page to print a page that instructs how to change the
default settings.
NOTE: Touch the Help button on the printer control panel to access help topics.
4. Select a connection method and prepare for software installation
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SB connection directly between the
printer and the computer
Built-in wireless network connection
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Use an A-to-B type USB cable (not included with all models).
Windows
1. Do not connect the USB cable before installing the software. If
the cable is already connected, disconnect it before continuing.
The installation process prompts to connect the cable at the
appropriate time.
2. Continue with “5. Locate or download the software installation files.”
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Directly
connect this computer using a USB cable. (Windows only)
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Mac
1. For Mac, connect the USB cable between the computer and the
printer before installing the software.
2. Continue with “5. Locate or download the software installation files.”
9.
Wired (Ethernet) network connection
Use a standard network cable. (Cable not included.)
1. Connect the network cable to the printer and to the network. Wait
a few minutes for the printer to acquire a network address.
2. On the control panel, touch the Connection Information
button. If an IP address is listed, the network connection has been
established. If not, wait a few more minutes and try again. Note
the IP address for use during software installation. Example IP
address: 192.168.0.1
To manually configure the IP address, see “Manually configure the
IP address.”
3. Continue with “5. Locate or download the software installation files.”
Touch the Connection Information
button.
Touch the Network Wi-Fi OFF button.
Touch the Settings button.
Touch the Wireless Setup Wizard item.
Select the correct network SSID from the list. If you do not
see the SSID, touch Enter SSID and provide the network SSID
manually.
Use the keyboard to enter the passphrase, and then touch the OK
button.
Wait while the printer establishes a network connection.
button. If an IP
Touch the Connection Information
address is listed, the network connection has been established. If
not, wait a few more minutes and try again. Note the IP address
for use during software installation. Example IP address:
192.168.0.1
To print from a computer, continue with “5. Locate or download
the software installation files.” To print from a phone or tablet
only, continue with “7. Mobile and wireless printing.”
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Connect
through a network. (Windows only)
Manually configure the IP address
See the printer user guide for information on how to manually configure
the IP address. See the “Troubleshooting” section of this guide.
NOTE: During software installation, select the option to Connect
through a network. (Windows only)
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5. Locate or download the software installation files
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ethod 1: Download from HP Easy Start (Windows
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and OS X)
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Go to 123.hp.com/laserjet, and click Download.
Follow the onscreen instructions and prompts to save the file to the computer.
Launch the software file from the folder where the file was saved, and continue
with “6. Install the software.”
Method 3: Install from the printer CD (Windows only)
Insert the printer CD into the computer.
Continue with “6. Install the software.”
ethod 2: Download from printer support Web site
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(Windows and OS X)
Go to www.hp.com/support/colorljM452.
Select Software and drivers.
Download the software for your printer model and operating system.
Launch the installation file by clicking on the .exe or .zip file as necessary, and
continue with “6. Install the software.”
6. Install the software
OS X solution
Windows solution
1. The software installer detects the language of the operating
system, and then it displays the main menu of the installation
program in the same language.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. When
prompted, connect the printer using the appropriate cable for
the connection type, or ensure that the printer is prepared for
wireless communication.
3. At the end of the software installation process, use the HP Utility
Setup Assistant to configure printer options.
1. The software installer detects the language of the operating
system, and then it displays the main menu of the installation
program in the same language. When installing from the CD, if
the installer program does not start after 30 seconds, browse the
CD drive on the computer and launch the file named SETUP.EXE.
2. The Software Selection screen details the software to be installed.
• The recommended software installation includes the print
driver and software for all available printer features.
• To customize the software installed, click the Customize
software selections link. When finished, click the Next button.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
4. When prompted to select a connection type, select the
appropriate option for the type of connection:
• Directly connect this computer using a USB cable
• Connect through a network
• Help me set up a first-time wireless connection
NOTE: When connecting through a network, the easiest way to
detect the printer is to select Automatically find my printer on
the network.
NOTE: For wireless installation, select the option to Help me
set up a first-time wireless connection, and then select Yes,
retrieve the wireless settings on my computer.
7. Mobile and wireless printing (optional)
To print from a phone or tablet, connect the device to the same wireless
network as the printer.
Apple iOS devices (AirPrint): Open the item to print, and select the Action
icon. Select Print, select the printer, and then select Print.
Newer Android devices (4.4 or newer): Open the item to print, and select the
Menu button. Select Print, select the printer, and select Print.
Some devices require downloading the HP Print Service plugin app from the
Google Play store.
Older Android devices (4.3 or older): Download the HP ePrint app from the
Google Play store.
Windows Phone: Download the HP AiO Remote app from the Windows Store.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct enables close-proximity printing from a wireless mobile device
directly to a Wi-Fi Direct-enabled printer without requiring a connection to a
network or the Internet.
Enable Wi-Fi Direct
1. Touch the Connection Information
button.
2. Touch the Wi-Fi Direct OFF button.
3. Touch the Settings button.
4. Select the On/Off item, and then select On.
5. For secure printing, select Security, and then select On. Note the
passphrase that displays. Use this passphrase to allow access to the
mobile devices.
To allow unsecured printing, select Security, and then select Off.
For more information on wireless printing and wireless setup, go to
www.hp.com/go/wirelessprinting.
Learn More About Mobile Printing
To learn more about other mobile printing
options, including additional ePrint solutions,
scan the QR code, or see the “Mobile printing”
section of the user guide.
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8. Set up HP ePrint via email (optional)
Use HP ePrint via email to print documents by sending them as an email attachment to the printer’s email address from any email-enabled device, even from
devices that are not on the same network.
To use HP ePrint via email, the printer must meet these requirements:
Enable HP Web Services
• The printer must be connected to a wired or wireless network and
NOTE: Before enabling HP Web Services, verify that the printer is
have Internet access.
connected to a network.
• HP Web Services must be enabled on the printer, and the printer must
button.
1. Touch the Apps
be registered with HP Connected.
2. In the Enable Web Services screen, touch OK.
The printer enables Web Services. Use the Print button to print an
information page. The information page contains a printer code
necessary to register the HP printer at HP Connected.
3. Go to www.hpconnected.com com to create an HP ePrint account and
complete the setup process.
Troubleshooting
User guide
Control panel help
The user guide includes printer usage and troubleshooting information. It
is available on the printer CD and on the Web:
1. Go to www.hp.com/support/colorljM452.
2. Click Manuals.
For Windows, the user guide is copied to the computer during the
recommended software installation.
Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7:
Click Start, select Programs or All Programs, select HP, select the
folder for the HP printer, and then select Help.
Windows® 8:
On the Start screen, right-click an empty area on the screen, click All
Apps on the app bar, click the icon with the printer’s name, and then
select Help.
Touch the Help
topics.
Additional support resources
For HP’s all-inclusive help for the printer, go to
www.hp.com/support/colorljM452:
• Solve problems
• Find advanced configuration instructions
• Download software updates
• Join support forums
• Find warranty and regulatory information
• Access mobile printing resources
Check for firmware updates
1. On the control panel, swipe the control panel screen and touch the
Setup button.
2. Open the Service menu.
3. Select LaserJet Update.
4. Select Check for Updates Now.
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ired (Ethernet) network connection
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button on the printer control panel to access help
Wireless network connection
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Verify that the network cable is not connected. The printer cannot
connect to a wireless network when a network cable is connected.
• Verify that the printer and wireless router are turned on and have
power. Also make sure the wireless switch is turned on.
• Verify that the printer is within the range of the wireless network.
For most networks, the printer must be within 30 m (100 ft) of the
wireless access point (wireless router).
• Verify that the print driver is installed on the computer.
• Verify that the computer and printer connect to the same wireless
network.
• For Mac, verify that the wireless router supports Bonjour.
• Restart the wireless router.
Perform the wireless diagnostic test
1. On the control panel, swipe the control panel screen and touch the
Setup button.
2. Select Self Diagnostics, and then select Run Wireless Test.
Verify that the printer is attached to the correct network port using a
cable of the correct length.
Verify that the lights next to the network port are lit.
Verify that the print driver is installed on the computer.
Test the network connection by pinging the printer:
Windows: Click Start > Run. Type cmd, and press Enter. Type
ping, type a space, type the printer IP address, and then press
Enter. Example IP address: 192.168.0.1
OS X: Open the Network Utility, and type the IP address in the ping
pane. Press Enter. Example IP address: 192.168.0.1
If the window displays round-trip times, the network is working.
If the ping does not work, try restarting the printer and recheck all of
the connection steps.
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