HP Officejet 4630: a true multifunction printer with additional copy, scan and fax capabilities by CNET

Printer parts

  1. Front and top views of the HP Officejet 4630 series

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1Lid
2Lid-backing
3Scanner glass
4Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
5Cartridge access door
6Cleanout
7Printer display
8Control panel
9Paper tray
10Paper tray extender (also referred to as the tray extender)
11Cartridge access area
12Paper-width guides

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  1. Rear view of the HP Officejet 4630 series

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13Fax port (2-EXT)
14Fax port (1-LINE)
15USB port
16Power connection

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Control panel and status lights

Figure 2-1 Control panel features
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FeatureDescription
1On button: Turns the printer on or off.
2Home: Returns to the Home screen, the screen that is displayed when you first turn on the printer.
3Up button: Use this button to navigate menus and select number of copies.
4Wireless status light: Blue light indicates wireless connection.
5Wireless button: Press the button to view wireless status and menu options. Press and hold down
the button until light blinks to start Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) push button mode.
6Keypad: Use the keypad to enter numbers and text.
7Back: Returns to the previous screen.
8Selection button: The function of this button changes depending on what is displayed on the
printer display.
9OK: Confirms the current selection.
10Down button: Use this button to navigate menus and select number of copies.
11Help: On the Home screen, shows all Help topics. On another screen, shows information or
animation on the display to assist in the current operation.
12ePrint button: Press the button to display the Web Services Settings menu where you can view the
printer’s email address and make ePrint settings.

Figure 2-2 On button light
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Light behaviorSolution
OffThe printer is powered off.
DimmedIndicates the printer is in Sleep mode. The printer automatically enters Sleep mode after 5 minutes
of inactivity.

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Fast blinkingError has occurred. Refer to the messages on the printer display.
PulsingIndicates that the printer is initializing or is being shut down.
OnThe printer is printing, scanning, copying, or is on and ready to print.

Figure 2-3 Wireless status light
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Light behaviorSolution
OffWireless is off. Press the Wireless button to access the wireless menu on the printer display. Use
the wireless menu to enable wireless printing.
Slow blinkingWireless is connecting or is on but not connected to a network. If the connection cannot be
established, make sure the printer is within the range of wireless signal.
Fast blinkingA wireless error has occurred. Refer to the messages on the printer display.
OnWireless connection has been established and you can print.

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Wireless settings

Press the Wireless button to view wireless status and menu options.

  1. If the printer has an active connection to a wireless network, the wireless light is on solid blue and the printer display shows Connected and the printer IP address.
  1. If wireless is turned off, the wireless light is off and the display screen shows Wireless Off.
  1. If wireless is enabled (wireless radio on) and a wireless connection has not been established, the wireless light is blinking and the display screen shows Connecting or Not Connected.

You can use the printer display to retrieve information about your wireless network, establish a wireless connection, and more.
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Print

  1. Print documents
  1. Print photos
  1. Print envelopes
  1. Print Quick Forms
  1. Print with HP wireless direct
  1. Print using the maximum dpi
  1. Tips for print success

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Print documents

To load paper

  1. Make sure the paper tray is open.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides all the way open.
  1. Place the paper in the paper tray. The side to be printed on should face down.
  1. Push the stack of paper into the printer until it stops.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides firmly against the edge of the paper.

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To print a document

  1. On the File menu in your software, click Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer Properties, Printer, or Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  1. On the Paper/Quality tab, select the appropriate paper type from the Media drop-down list in the Tray Selection area, and then select the appropriate print quality in the Quality Settings area.
  1. Click the Advanced button, in the Paper/Output area, select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.
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For more printing options, see Tips for print success on page 21.

  1. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
  1. Click Print or OK to begin printing.

To print from software

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. Make sure the HP Officejet 4630 series is the selected printer.
  1. Specify the page properties.

Do the following if you do not see options on the Print dialog.

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  1. OS X v10.6: Click the blue disclosure triangle next to the Printer selection to access the print options.
  1. OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Click Show Details to access the print options.

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  1. Choose the paper size.
  1. Select the orientation.
  1. Enter the scaling percentage.
  1. Click Print.

To print on both sides of the page

  1. On the File menu in your software, click Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer Properties, Printer, or Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  1. On the Paper/Quality tab, select the appropriate paper type from the Media drop-down list in the Tray Selection area, and then select the appropriate print quality in the Quality Settings area.
  1. Click the Advanced button, in the Paper/Output area, select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.

For more printing options, see Tips for print success on page 21.

  1. On the Layout tab, select Flip on Long Edge or Flip on Short Edge from the Print on Both Sides drop-down list.
  1. Click OK to print.

HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 19 NOTE: After one page of the document is printed, you are prompted to wait for a few seconds. Then the printer automatically reloads the paper back to print on the other side. You do not need to manually reload the paper.

To print on both sides of the page

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. In the Print dialog, choose Layout from the pop-up menu.
  1. Choose the type of binding you want for your two-sided pages, and then click Print.

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Print photos

To load photo paper

  1. Make sure the paper tray is open.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides all the way open.
  1. Remove all paper from the paper tray, and then load the photo paper with side to be printed on facing down.
  1. Push the stack of photo papers into the printer until it stops.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides firmly against the edge of the photo papers.

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To print a photo on photo paper

  1. On the File menu in your software, click Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer Properties, Printer, or Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  1. On the Paper/Quality tab, select the appropriate paper type from the Media drop-down list in the Tray Selection area, and then select the appropriate print quality in the Quality Settings area.
  1. Click Advanced to select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.

For more printing options, see Tips for print success on page 21.

HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 17 NOTE: For maximum dpi resolution, go to Paper/Quality tab, select Photo Paper from the Media drop-down list, and then select Best in the Quality Settings area. Then click the Advanced button and select Yes from the Print in Max DPI drop-down list. If you want to print max DPI in grayscale, select High Quality Grayscale from the Print in Grayscale drop-down list.

  1. Click OK to return to the Properties dialog box.
  1. Click OK, and then click Print or OK in the Print dialog box.

HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 19 NOTE: After the printing is finished, remove unused photo paper from the paper tray. Store the photo paper so it does not start to curl, which could reduce the quality of your printout.

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To print a photo from the computer

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. Make sure the HP Officejet 4630 series is the selected printer.
  1. Set the print options.
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Do the following if you do not see options on the Print dialog.

  1. OS X v10.6: Click the blue disclosure triangle next to the Printer selection to access the print options.
  1. OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Click Show Details to access the print options.

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  1. Choose the appropriate paper size in the Paper Size pop-up menu.
  1. Select an Orientation.
  1. From the pop-up menu, choose Paper Type/Quality, and then choose the following settings:
  1. Paper Type: The appropriate photo paper type
  1. Quality: Best or Maximum dpi
  1. Click the Color Options disclosure triangle, and then choose the appropriate Photo Fix option.
  1. Off: applies no changes to the image.
  1. Basic: automatically focuses the image; moderately adjusts image sharpness.
  1. Select any other print settings you want, and then click Print.

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Print envelopes

You can load one or more envelopes into the paper tray of the HP Officejet 4630 series. Do not use shiny or embossed envelopes, or envelopes that have clasps or windows.

HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 17 NOTE: For details on how to format on envelopes, see the help files in your word application.

To load envelopes

  1. Make sure the paper tray is open.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides all the way open.
  1. Place the envelopes in the center of the paper tray. The side to be printed on should face down. The flap should be on the left side.
  1. Push the stack of envelopes into the printer until it stops.
  1. Slide the paper-width guides firmly against the edge of the envelopes.

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To print an envelope

  1. On the File menu in your software, click Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer Properties, Printer, or Preferences.

  1. Select the appropriate options.
  1. On the Paper/Quality tab, select the appropriate paper type from the Media drop-down list in the Tray Selection area, and then select the appropriate print quality in the Quality Settings area.
  1. Click Advanced to select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.

For more printing options, see Tips for print success on page 21.

  1. Click OK, and then click Print or OK in the Print dialog box.

To print envelopes

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. Make sure the HP Officejet 4630 series is the selected printer.

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  1. Set the print options.

Do the following if you do not see options on the Print dialog.

  1. OS X v10.6: Click the blue disclosure triangle next to the Printer selection to access the print options.
  1. OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Click Show Details to access the print options.

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  1. Select the appropriate envelope size from the Paper Size pop-up menu.
  1. From the pop-up menu, choose Paper Type/Quality, and verify the paper type setting is set to Plain Paper.
  1. Click Print.

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Print Quick Forms

Use Quick Forms to print calendars, check lists, games, notebook paper, graph paper, music paper, and games.

To print Quick Forms

  1. From the Home screen on the printer display, press the Up and Down buttons to select Quick Forms, and then press OK.

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TIP: If the Quick Forms option does not appear on the printer display, press the Home button, and then press the Up and Down buttons until you see Quick Forms.

  1. Press the Up and Down buttons to select one of the Quick Forms options, and then press OK.
  1. After you have selected the type of form that you want to print, select the number of copies, and then press OK.

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Print with HP wireless direct

With HP wireless direct, you can print wirelessly from a computer, smart phone, tablet, or other wireless-capable device—without connecting to an existing wireless network.

When using HP wireless direct, note the following guidelines:

  1. Make sure your computer or mobile device has the necessary software.

If you are using a computer, make sure you have installed the printer software provided with the printer.

  1. If you are using a mobile device, make sure you have installed a compatible printing app. For more information about mobile printing, visit www.hp.com/global/us/en/eprint/mobile_printing_apps.html.
  1. Make sure HP wireless direct is turned on in the printer and, if necessary, security is enabled. For more information, see Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router on page 87.
  1. Up to five computers and mobile devices can use the same HP wireless direct connection.
  1. HP wireless direct can be used while the printer is also connected to a computer using USB cable or to a network using a wireless connection.
  1. HP wireless direct cannot be used to connect a computer, mobile device, or printer to the Internet.
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HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 37 Click here to go online for more information.

HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 17 NOTE: At this time, these websites might not be available in all languages.

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Print from a wireless-capable mobile device
  1. Print from a wireless-capable computer

Print from a wireless-capable mobile device

Make sure you have installed a compatible printing app on your mobile device. For more information, visit www.hp.com/global/us/en/eprint/mobile_printing_apps.html.

  1. Make sure you have turned on HP wireless direct on the printer. For more information, see Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router on page 87.
  1. Turn on the Wi-Fi connection on your mobile device. For more information, see the documentation provided with the mobile device.

NOTE: If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use HP wireless direct.

  1. From the mobile device, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the HP wireless direct name from the list of wireless networks shown such as HP-Print-**-Officejet 4630 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer).

If HP wireless direct is turned on with security, enter the password when prompted.

  1. Print your document.

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Print from a wireless-capable computer

  1. Make sure you have turned on HP wireless direct on the printer. For more information, see Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router on page 87 for more information.
  1. Turn on the computer’s Wi-Fi connection. For more information, see the documentation provided with the computer.

NOTE: If your computer does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use HP wireless direct.

  1. From the computer, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the HP wireless direct name from the list of wireless networks shown such as HP-Print-**-Officejet 4630 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer).

If HP wireless direct is turned on with security, enter the password when prompted.

  1. Proceed to step 5 if the printer has been installed and connected to the computer over a wireless network. If the printer has been installed and connected to your computer with a USB cable, follow the steps below to install the printer software using the HP wireless direct connection.
  1. Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
  1. Windows 8: On the Start screen, right-click an empty area on the screen, click All Apps on the app bar, and then click Printer Setup & Software.
  1. Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start, select All Programs, click HP, click HP OFFICEJET 4630 series, and then click Printer Setup & Software.
  1. Select Connect New Printer.
  1. When the Connection Options software screen appears, select Wireless. Select HP OFFICEJET 4630 series from the list of detected printers.
  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  1. Print your document.
  1. Make sure you have turned on HP wireless direct printing on the printer.
  1. Turn on AirPort.

For more information, see the documentation provided by Apple.

  1. Click the AirPort icon and choose the HP wireless direct name, such as HP-Print-**-Officejet 4630 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer).

If HP wireless direct is turned on with security, enter the password when prompted.

  1. Add the printer.
  1. In System Preferences, select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, depending on your operating system.
  1. Click + below the list of printers at the left.
  1. Select the printer from the list of detected printers (the word “Bonjour” is listed the right column beside the printer name), and click Add.

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Print using the maximum dpi

Use maximum dots per inch (dpi) mode to print high-quality, sharp images on photo paper.

Printing in maximum dpi takes longer than printing with other settings and requires a large amount of memory.

To print in maximum dpi mode

  1. From your software, select Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.

Depending on your software application, this button might be called Properties, Options, Printer Setup, Printer Properties, Printer, or Preferences.

  1. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
  1. From the Media drop-down list, select a media type from the available list.
  1. Plain Paper
  1. HP Photo Paper or other photo paper
  1. HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  1. HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  1. HP Iron-on Transfers or other specialty Paper
  1. HP Matte Presentation or other matte paper
  1. Other glossy specialty paper
  1. Click the Advanced button.
  1. In the Printer Features area, select Yes from the Print in Max DPI drop-down list.
  1. Select the appropriate paper size from the Paper Size drop-down list.
  1. Click OK to close the advanced options.
  1. Confirm Orientation on the Layout tab, and then click OK to print.

To print using maximum dpi

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. Make sure the HP Officejet 4630 series is the selected printer.
  1. Set the print options.

Do the following if you do not see options on the Print dialog.

  1. OS X v10.6: Click the blue disclosure triangle next to the Printer selection to access the print options.
  1. OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Click Show Details to access the print options.

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HP Officejet 4630 User Manual 41 NOTE: The following options are available for your printer. Locations for the options can vary from one application to another.

  1. Choose the appropriate paper size in the Paper Size pop-up menu.
  1. From the pop-up menu, choose Paper Type/Quality, and then choose the following settings:
  1. Paper Type: The appropriate photo paper type
  1. Quality: Best or Maximum dpi
  1. Select any other print settings that you want, and then click Print

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