123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer Installation

Printer Installation

123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer Setup

123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer is a Thermal Inkjet Printer capable of Print, Scan & Copy and Fax features. It is an All-in-One portable Printer that can be loaded up to 225 sheets in the Input tray. It has the Fax and Digital Phone services and an Automatic Document Feeder, with Duplex capability. Moreover, the Officejet Printer has a front USB host for walk-up print, scan and fax job.

123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer can render different fonts accurately while printing and scanning documents. You only require installing and maintaining a black and a tri-color cartridge, which makes it all the more easy and affordable for Office Usage. It can store up to 100 pages in the built in fax facility and also supports color faxing. This Officejet 5740 Printer comes with more Features from other printers of its series, however, does not have a Keypad for entering Fax Numbers.

123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer can access both wired and wireless network, in addition you get a Wi-Fi Direct feature for establish an Network connection. The Printer comes with a 2.65 inches Monochrome LCD Display screen with a touch screen interface that is highly responsive.

Printer Control Panel:

To access the multi-functions of your Printer, touch or swipe down the tab in the Printer Control Panel to open the Dashboard, and then touch the preferred icon. At the bottom of the Dashboard Screen you get the access for all of the available Function Tabs. Some of the features are:

  • Copy
  • Ethernet
  • Wireless
  • HP ePrint
  • Fax
  • Scan
  • 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printables
  • 123 HP Officejet 5740 Print Quick Forms
  • Setup
  • Help
  • Wireless Status
  • 123 HP Officejet 5740 Eco Solutions
  • Fax Status
  • Ink

Procedure to setup the 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer

  1. Unpack you printer for setting up the 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer peripheral
  2. Cut open the tapes and remove packing present on the printer
  3. Remove the stickers from the Printer Control Panel
  4. Lift to open the Scan lid and remove the tape from it
  5. Close the Scan lid
  6. Remove the internal packing in the cartridge access door
  7. Remove other packing present in the input tray
  8. Power-Up your 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer and the Computer
  9. Now connect the USB cable to the Computer and the other end to the Printer
  10. Install the 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer Software either online or using CD Drive in Computer
  11. Your printer will be connected to the Network shortly. To confirm, you may print a Test Report

Steps to Install the Ink Cartridges:

  1. Check the Printer power is ON
  2. Open the Cartridge access door
  3. You can find the Cartridge carriage on the right side of the Printer
  4. Remove the Ink Cartridge from its package and peel off the plastic tape
  5. Slide the new cartridge in the categorized slot until it firmly fits
  6. Repeat the above steps to complete the Cartridge Installations
  7. Close the Cartridge access door

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The Control Panel

Description of the Control Panel

  1. Wireless Light: indicates the printer wireless connection status. Some of the different type of status are
  • A Solid blue light shows the readiness of the Wireless connection to Print
  • A Slow blinking light indicates a Wireless connection enabled, however, the printer is not synchronized with the network. Then make sure your printer is within the wireless signal range
  • No Light indicates wireless connection to be OFF
  1. Home button: Returns to the Home Screen path
  2. Control Panel Display: Touch or Swipe Down the tab in the Monochrome LCD display to access the Printer Dashboard
  3. Back button: using which you can return to the previous screen
  4. Help button: Opens Help Menu depending upon the current option selected

Change Printer settings using Control Panel:

Use the control panel to change the printer function and settings, print reports, or getting to the help menu for the Printer.

  • Printer Dashboard allows you to get access to all Icons, the Printer Status and to monitor and manage current and scheduled printer tasks. Touch or swipe down the tab in the Printer Control Panel to open the Dashboard. Some of the commonly available settings are:
  1. Touch the settings icon. Follow the prompts on the Control Panel to get the desired settings
  2. Touch the Setup icon. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the Setup
  3. Touch the Shortcuts icon. Now Touch Function Folders to access the frequently used functions and to create a shortcut icons on the Dashboard

HP Eco Solutions

Hewlett Packard is committed to help you optimize your environmental footprint and empower you to print dutifully. 123 HP Officejet 5740 environmental initiatives are:

  1. Printer Power Management
  2. Optimize Printing Supplies

Printer Power Management

Use the Sleep Mode and Schedule Printer On/OFF Mode to conserve electricity.

Setting up Printer Sleep Mode:

Sleep Mode is used in order to reduce the Power usage. Once the initial setup is completed for the 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer then by default the device goes to Sleep Mode in 5 minutes, if left undisturbed. You can change the time for Sleep Mode option using the Printer Control Panel.

Setup Sleep Mode Time:

  1. Locate the Printer control Panel and Touch or Swipe down the tab to display the Dashboard
  2. Touch HP Eco Solutions
  3. Touch Sleep Mode Setup icon and Touch Power Management
  4. Select the desired options, After 5 minutes, or After 10 minutes, or After 15 minutes
  5. Touch OK button

Schedule Printer On/OFF Mode:

Schedule Printer ON/OFF Mode is an energy saving feature that automatically turns the Printer ON/OFF on scheduled days in a week. In this way you can conserve energy during the night and weekends and optimize the energy usage.

  1. Locate the Printer control Panel and Touch or Swipe down the tab to display the Dashboard
  2. Touch HP Eco Solutions icon and Touch Schedule Printer ON/OFF Mode
  3. Touch the desired option and follow the onscreen instructions to schedule the Printer to turn ON/OFF on working days

Optimize Printing Supplies

You can optimize on the ink cartridge and paper usage from the given below steps:

  1. Contact 123 HP Officejet 5740 Planet Partners to get original HP ink cartridge
  2. Optimize on the paper usage through printing on both sides
  3. While installing the 123 HP Officejet 5740 Printer driver ensure to enable the draft settings to achieve optimum print quality through less ink usage
  4. Do not unnecessarily clean the print head since it shortens the life span of the cartridges and results in Ink waste

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