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This guide provides details about how to use the device and to resolve problems.

  1. Find other resources for the product
  1. Understand the device parts

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 1 NOTE: If you are using the device with a computer running Windows 2000, Windows XP Starter Edition, or Windows XP x64, some features might not be available. For more information, see Operating system compatibility.

Find other resources for the product

ResourceDescriptionLocation
Setup posterProvides illustrated setupA printed version of the
information.document is provided with
the device.
Readme file and release notesProvide late-breakingIncluded on the Starter CD.
information and
troubleshooting tips.
Toolbox (Microsoft®Provides access to
Windows®)maintenance services.
For more information, see
Toolbox (Windows).
HP Printer Utility (Mac OS)Contains tools to configure
print settings, calibrate the
device, clean the ink
cartridges, print the
configuration page, order
supplies online, and find
support information from the
Web site.
For more information, see HP
Printer Utility (Mac OS).
Device control panelProvides status, error, and
warning information about
operations.
Logs and reportsProvides information about
events that have occurred.
Self-Test diagnostic page•   Device information:
Product name
Model number

The Toolbox is typically installed with the device software as an available installation option.

The HP Printer Utility is typically installed with the device software.

For more information, see Device control panel buttons and lights.

For more information, see Monitor the device.

For more information, see Understand the self-test report.

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◦ Serial number

◦ Firmware version

number

  1. Number of pages printed from the trays and accessories
  1. Ink levels
  1. Ink cartridge health status

HP Web sites Provide the latest printer

software, and product and

support information.

HP telephone support Lists information to contact

HP. During the warranty

period, this support is often

free of charge.

HP photo and imaging Provides information about

software help using the software.

Control Panel Guide Device control panel

instructions

www.hp.com/support www.hp.com

For more information, see Obtain HP telephone support.

For more information, see Use the HP photo and imaging software.

Available through Solution Center and Toolbox (Windows).

Understand the device parts

  1. Front view
  1. Printing supplies area
  1. Back view
  1. Device control panel buttons and lights
  1. Device control panel buttons and lights
  1. Connection information

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Chapter 1

Front view

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  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 9 Device control panel
  2. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 11 Main tray
  3. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 11 Front access door
  4. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 11 Scanner glass
  5. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 17 Automatic document feeder

Printing supplies area

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  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 9 Front access door
  2. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 27 Ink cartridges

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Back view

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  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 9 Rear universal serial bus (USB) port
  2. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 11 Power input
  3. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 11 1-LINE (fax)
  4. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 27 2-EXT (phone)

Device control panel buttons and lights

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Label Name and Description

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 49 Keypad: Enters values.
  2. Attention light: Indicates an error condition.
  3. Back button: Reverts back to its previous setting or upper level menu.
  4. Left arrow button: Navigates forward through settings in the menus.
  5. OK button: Selects the current menu or setting.
  6. Right arrow button: Navigates in reverse through settings in the menus.

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Chapter 1

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  1. Setup: Presents the Setup menu for generating reports and other maintenance settings, and for accessing the Help menu. The topic that you select from the Help menu opens a help window on your computer screen.
  1. Start: Initiates a copy, fax, or scan job. Pressing Start processes the job according to the function selected.

NOTE: To make a copy, the HP All-in-One must be connected to a computer, the computer must be turned on and you must be logged on, and the software must be installed and running. Also, the HP Digital Imaging Monitor in the Windows Taskbar must be installed and turned on at all times.

On a Macintosh computer, once the software is installed, it is always available when you turn on the computer.

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 51 Cancel: Stops a job, exits a menu, or exits settings.
  2. Scan function indicator
  3. PC Copy Color function indicator
  4. PC Copy B&W function indicator
  5. Fax Color function indicator
  6. Fax B&W function indicator
  1. Power: Turns the device on or off. The Power button is lit when the device is on. The light blinks while performing a job.
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When the device is turned off, a minimal amount of power is still supplied. To completely disconnect the power supply, turn the device off, and then unplug the power cord.

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 53 Low ink indicator
  2. Original loaded indicator
  3. Paper jam indicator

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Device control panel buttons and lights

Figure 1-1 Model J4660 device control panel
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Figure 1-2 Model J4680 device control panel
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Label Name and Description

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 71 Keypad: Enters values.
  2. Attention light: Indicates an error condition.
  3. Back button: Reverts back to its previous setting or upper level menu.
  4. Left arrow button: Navigates forward through settings in the menus.
  5. OK button: Selects the current menu or setting.
  6. Right arrow button: Navigates in reverse through settings in the menus.
  1. Setup: Presents the Setup menu for generating reports and other maintenance settings, and for accessing the Help menu. The topic that you select from the Help menu opens a help window on your computer screen.
  1. Start: Initiates a copy, fax, or scan job. Pressing Start processes the job according to the function selected.

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Chapter 1

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NOTE: To make a copy, the HP All-in-One must be connected to a computer, the computer must be turned on and you must be logged on, and the software must be installed and running. Also, the HP Digital Imaging Monitor in the Windows Taskbar must be installed and turned on at all times.

On a Macintosh computer, once the software is installed, it is always available when you turn on the computer.

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 51 Cancel: Stops a job, exits a menu, or exits settings.
  2. Scan function indicator
  3. PC Copy Color function indicator
  4. PC Copy B&W function indicator
  5. Fax Color function indicator
  6. Fax B&W function indicator
  1. Power: Turns the device on or off. The Power button is lit when the device is on. The light blinks while performing a job.

When the device is turned off, a minimal amount of power is still supplied. To completely disconnect the power supply, turn the device off, and then unplug the power cord.

  1. HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 53 Redial button (model J4660): Displays the last number dialed.
  1. Speed dial button (model J4660): Selects the first entry in the list of programmed speed dial entries.
  1. Wireless button (model J4680): Turns the 802.11g wireless feature on or off. The button is lit when the wireless feature is on.
  2. Low ink indicator
  3. Original loaded indicator
  4. Paper jam indicator

Connection information

Description Recommended Supported software

number of connected features

computers for best

performance

Setup instructions

USB connection One computer

connected with a USB

cable to the rear USB

2.0 high-speed port on

the device.

Printer sharing Up to five computers.

The host computer must

be turned on at all

times, or the other

computers cannot print

to the device.

All features are

supported.

All features resident on the host computer are supported. Only print is supported from the other computers.

Follow the setup poster guide for detailed instructions.

Follow the instructions in Share the device on a locally shared network.

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Use the device

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Use device control panel menus
  1. Device control-panel message types
  1. Change device settings
  1. Use the HP Solution Center (Windows)
  1. Use the HP photo and imaging software
  1. Load originals
  1. Select print media
  1. Load media
  1. Print on special and custom-sized media
  1. Print borderless
  1. Set up speed-dial entries

Use device control panel menus

The following sections provide a quick reference to top-level menus that appear on the control-panel display. To display a menu, press the menu button for the function you want to use.

  1. Scan menu: Presents a list of destinations. Some destinations require the HP Photosmart Software to be loaded.
  2. Fax menu: Allows you to enter a fax or speed-dial number, or display the Fax menu. Menu options include:
    1. Modifying resolution
  1. Lightening/darkening
  1. Sending delayed faxes
  1. Setting up new defaults
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Device control-panel message types

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Status messages
  1. Warning messages
  1. Error messages
  1. Critical error messages

Status messages

Status messages reflect the current state of the device. They inform you of normal operation and require no action to clear them. They change as the state of the device changes. Whenever the device is ready, not busy, and has no pending warning messages, the date and time appear if the device is turned on.

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Warning messages

Warning messages inform you of events that require your attention, but they do not prevent the device from operating. An example of a warning message is Low On Ink.

Error messages

Error messages communicate that some action must be performed, such as adding media or clearing a media jam. These messages are usually accompanied by a blinking red Attention light. Take the appropriate action to continue printing.

If the error message shows an error code, press the Power button to turn off the device, and then turn it on again. In most situations, this action solves the problem. If the message persists, your device might need service.

Critical error messages

Critical error messages inform you of a device failure. Some of these messages can be cleared by pressing the Power button to turn off the device, and then turning it on again. If a critical error persists, service is required. For more information, see Support and warranty.

Change device settings

You can change the device settings from these places:

  1. From the device control panel.
  1. From the HP Solution Center (Windows) or HP Device Manager (Mac OS). For more information, see Use the HP photo and imaging software.

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 1 NOTE: When you are configuring settings in HP Solution Center or in the HP Device Manager, you cannot see the settings that have been configured from the device control panel.

To change settings from the device control panel

  1. At the device control panel, press the left or right arrow keys to navigate to the function you are using (for example, Fax). Press OK to select that function.
  2. To reach the option that you want to change, use one of the following methods:
  1. Press a control-panel button, and then use the left or right arrow keys to adjust the value.
  2. Select the option from the menu on the control-panel display.
  1. Select the value that you want, and then press OK.

To change settings from the HP Solution Center (Windows)

  1. See Use the HP photo and imaging software.

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To change settings from the HP photo and imaging software (Mac OS)

  1. Click the HP Device Manager icon in the Dock.
  1. Select the device in the Devices drop-down menu.
  1. On the Information and Settings menu, click an item that you want to change.

Use the HP Solution Center (Windows)

On a Windows computer, the HP Solution Center is the entry point for the

HP Photosmart Software. Use the HP Solution Center to change print settings, order supplies, and access the onscreen Help.

The features available in the HP Solution Center vary depending on the devices you have installed. The HP Solution Center is customized to show icons that are associated with the selected device. If the selected device is not equipped with a particular feature, then the icon for that feature does not appear in the HP Solution Center.

If the HP Solution Center on your computer does not contain any icons, an error might have occurred during the software installation. To correct this, use the Control Panel in Windows to completely uninstall the HP Photosmart Software, and then reinstall the software. For more information, see the onscreen Help that came with the device.

For information about opening the HP Solution Center, see Use the HP photo and imaging software.

Use the HP photo and imaging software

You can use the HP photo and imaging software to access many features that are not available from the device control panel.

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The software is installed on your computer during setup. For further information, see the setup documentation that came with your device.

Access to the HP photo and imaging software differs by operating system (OS). For example, if you have a Windows computer, the HP photo and imaging software entry point is the HP Photosmart Software window. If you have a Macintosh computer, the HP photo and imaging software entry point is the HP Photosmart Studio window.

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Regardless, the entry point serves as the launching pad for the HP photo and imaging software and services.

To open the HP Photosmart Software on a Windows computer
  1. Do one of the following:
  1. On the Windows desktop, double-click the HP Photosmart Software icon.
  1. In the system tray at the far right of the Windows taskbar, double-click the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon.
  2. On the taskbar, click Start, point to Programs or All Programs, select HP, and then click HP Photosmart Software.
  3. If you have more than one HP device installed, select the tab with your product’s name.

NOTE: On a Windows computer, the features available in the HP Photosmart Software vary depending on the devices you have installed. The software is customized to show icons that are associated with the selected device. If the selected device is not equipped with a particular feature, then the icon for that feature does not appear in the software.

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 79 TIP:  If the HP Photosmart Software on your computer does not contain any
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icons, an error might have occurred during the software installation. To correct this, use the Control Panel in Windows to completely uninstall the

HP Photosmart Software; then reinstall the software. For more information, see the setup poster that came with your device.

To open the HP Photosmart Studio software on a Macintosh computer
  1. Click the HP Photosmart Studio icon in the Dock. The HP Photosmart Studio window appears.
  2. In the HP Photosmart Studio task bar, click Devices. The HP Device Manager window appears.
  3. Select your device from the Device drop-down menu.

From here, you can scan, import documents, and perform maintenance procedures such as checking the ink levels for the ink cartridges.

  NOTE:  On a Macintosh computer, the features available in the

HP Photosmart Studio software vary depending on the selected device.
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HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 79 TIP: When the HP Photosmart Studio software is opened, you can gain access to the Dock menu shortcuts by selecting and holding the mouse button over the HP Photosmart Studio icon in the Dock.
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Load originals

You can load an original for a copy or a scan job on the scanner glass.

  1. Load an original on the scanner glass
  1. Load an original in the automatic document feeder (ADF)

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Chapter 2

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 89 NOTE: To make a copy, the HP All-in-One must be connected to a computer, the computer must be turned on and you must be logged on, and the software must be installed and running. Also, the HP Digital Imaging Monitor in the Windows Taskbar must be installed and turned on at all times.

On a Macintosh computer, once the software is installed, it is always available when you turn on the computer.

Load an original on the scanner glass

You can copy, scan, or fax up to letter- or A4-size originals by loading them on the glass.

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 91 NOTE: Many of the special features will not work correctly if the glass and lid backing are not clean. For more information, see Clean the device.

NOTE: To make a copy, the HP All-in-One must be connected to a computer, the computer must be turned on and you must be logged on, and the software must be installed and running. Also, the HP Digital Imaging Monitor in the Windows Taskbar must be installed and turned on at all times.

On a Macintosh computer, once the software is installed, it is always available when you turn on the computer.

To load an original on the scanner glass

  1. Lift the scanner lid.
  1. Load your original print side down in the right front corner of the glass.

TIP:  For more help on loading an original, refer to the engraved guides along

HP Officejet J4680 User Manual 93  the edge of the glass.
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  1. Close the lid.

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