HP Officejet Pro 7740 Unboxing, Setup & Review by Best Printers

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Top and front view

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  1. Document feeder
  1. Document feeder paper-width guides
  1. Document feeder tray
  1. Scanner lid
  1. Scanner glass
  1. Cartridge access door
  1. Output tray
  1. Output tray extension
  1. Input tray / Tray 1

10Input tray / Tray2

11Power button

12Front USB port

13Control panel display
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Printing supplies area

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  1. Printhead

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  1. HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 7Cartridges
  1. Cartridge access door

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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 11  NOTE: Cartridges should be kept in the printer to prevent possible print quality issues or printhead damage.

Avoid removing supplies for extended periods of time. Do not turn the printer off when a cartridge is missing.

Back view

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  1. Fax port (2-EXT)

2Fax port (1-LINE)

3Ethernet network port

4Rear USB port

5Power input

6Rear access panel
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Use the printer control panel

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Lift the control panel
  1. Overview of buttons and lights
  1. Control panel display icons
  1. Function tabs
  1. Change printer settings
  1. Use shortcuts
  1. Dashboard

Lift the control panel

You can move the control panel for easier use.

  1. Use the handle at the bottom left of the control panel to slowly lift or lower it.

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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 11 NOTE: Return the control panel to its original position by pushing down the left side until it back into place.

Overview of buttons and lights

The following diagram and related table provide a quick reference to the printer control panel features.
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Label Name and Description
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  1. Home button: Returns to the home screen from any other screen.
  1. Control panel display: Touch the screen to select menu options, or scroll through the menu items. For information about the icons that appear on the display, see Control panel display icons.
  1. Wireless light: Indicates the status of the printer’s wireless connection.
  1. Solid blue light indicates that wireless connection has been established and you can print.
  1. Blinking light indicates wireless error. Refer to the message on the printer display.
  1. If the wireless light is off, wireless is turned off.
  1. Back button: Returns to the previous menu.
  1. Help button: Opens the Help menu when on the Home screen, or shows contextual help content if it is available for the current operation when on other screens.

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Control panel display icons

To access the icons, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of a screen to open the Dashboard, and then touch the icon.

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Setup: Displays the setup screen for changing preferences, network setup, Wi-Fi Direct, Web Services setup, fax setup, and other maintenance settings and generating reports.
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Wireless: Displays wireless status and menu options. For more information, see Set up the printer for wireless communication.
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NOTE: (Ethernet) and HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 35 (Wireless) will not be displayed at the same time. Showing the Ethernet icon or the wireless icon depends on the way your printer is connected to the network. If the network connection of the

printer has not been set up, then the printer control panel display shows HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 37 (Wireless) by default.

HP ePrint: Displays the Web Services Summary menu, where you can check ePrint status details, change ePrint settings, or view the printer email address. For more information, see HP ePrint .
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Wi-Fi Direct: Displays the status, name, and password for Wi-Fi Direct, and the number of devices connected. You can also change settings and print a guide.
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Ink: Displays the estimated ink levels.
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NOTE: Ink level alerts and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink alert, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until prompted to do so.

Fax Status: Displays status information for the Auto Answer function, fax logs, and the fax sound volume.
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HP EcoSolutions: Displays a screen where you can configure some of the printer’s environmental features.
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Function tabs

Function tabs are located at the bottom of the screen.
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Function tabPurpose
(Shortcuts)Access to shortcuts you have created.
CopyCopy document, or ID card.
ScanScan document or photo to email, USB flash drive, network folder, or computer.
PhotoView photo, print photo or create passport photo.
FaxSet up fax, send fax, or reprint received fax.
AppsAccess to the apps for your printer.

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Change printer settings

Use the control panel to change the printer functions and settings, print reports, or get help for the printer.
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TIP: If the printer is connected to a computer, you can also change the printer settings using the printer management tools in the software.

For more information about these tools, see Printer management tools.

To change settings for a function

The Home screen of the control panel display shows the available functions for the printer.

  1. From the control panel display, select a desired function tab such as Copy or Scan .
  1. After selecting a function, touch HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 57 ( Settings ), scroll through the available settings, and then touch the setting you want to change.
  1. Follow the prompts on the control panel display to change the settings.

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TIP: Touch HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 61 (Home) to return to the Home screen.

To change the printer settings

To change the printer settings or print reports, use the options available on the Setup menu.

  1. From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the

Dashboard, and then touch HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 63 ( Setup ).

  1. Touch and scroll through the screens.
  1. Touch the screen items to select screens or options.

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TIP: Touch HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 61 (Home) to return to the Home screen.

Use shortcuts

Using shortcuts on the printer control panel, you can create a collection of the tasks frequently used from all features available in the function folders.

Once shortcuts are created, you can access to them on the Home screen or through the Shortcuts tab.

Dashboard

The Dashboard on the printer control panel lets you access the icons on the display, check the status of the printer, or monitor and manage current and scheduled printer tasks.

To open the Dashboard, touch or swipe down the tab HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 69 at the top of a screen on the control panel.

Paper basics

The printer is designed to work well with most types of office paper. It is best to test a variety of print paper types before buying large quantities. Use HP paper for optimum print quality. Visit the HP website at www.hp.com for more information about HP paper.

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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 7HP recommends plain papers with the ColorLok logo for printing everyday documents. All papers with the ColorLok logo are independently tested to meet high standards of reliability and print quality, and produce documents with crisp, vivid color, bolder blacks, and that dry faster than ordinary plain papers. Look for papers with the ColorLok logo in a variety of weights and sizes from major paper manufacturers.
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This section contains the following topics:

  1. Recommended papers for printing
  1. Order HP paper supplies
  1. Tips for selecting and using paper

If you want the best print quality, HP recommends using HP papers that are specifically designed for the type of project you are printing.

Depending on your country/region, some of these papers might not be available.

Photo printing

HP Premium Plus Photo Paper

HP Premium Plus Photo Paper is HP’s highest-quality photo paper for your best photos. With HP Premium Plus Photo Paper, you can print beautiful photos that are instant-dry so you can share them right off the printer. The printer supports several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inches, 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm), 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18 cm),11 x 17 inches, and in two finishes – glossy or soft gloss (semi-gloss). Ideal for framing, displaying, or gifting your best photos and special photo projects. HP Premium Plus Photo Paper delivers exceptional results with professional quality and durability.

HP Advanced Photo Paper

This glossy photo paper features an instant-dry finish for easy handling without smudging. It resists water, smears, fingerprints, and humidity. Your prints have a look and feel comparable to a store-processed photo. It is available in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inches, 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inches), 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inches). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

HP Everyday Photo Paper

Print colorful, everyday snapshots at a low cost, using paper designed for casual photo printing. This affordable photo paper dries quickly for easy handling. Get sharp, crisp images when you use this paper with any inkjet printer. It is available in glossy finish in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inches, 5 x 7 inches and 4 x 6 inches 10 x 15 cm. It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

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Business documents

HP Premium Presentation Paper 120g Matte or HP Professional Paper 120 Matt

This paper is a heavy two-sided matte paper perfect for presentation, proposals, reports, and newsletters. It is heavyweight for an impressive look and feel.

HP Brochure Paper 180g Glossy or HP Professional Paper 180 Glossy

These papers are glossy-coated on both sides for two-sided use. They are the perfect choice for near-photographic reproductions and business graphics for report covers, special presentations, brochures, mailers, and calendars.

HP Brochure Paper 180g Matt or HP Professional Paper 180 Matt

These papers are matte-coated on both sides for two-sided use. They are the perfect choice for near-photographic reproductions and business graphics for report covers, special presentations, brochures, mailers, and calendars.

Everyday printing

All the papers listed for everyday printing feature ColorLok Technology for less smearing, bolder blacks, and vivid colors.

HP Bright White Inkjet Paper

HP Bright White Inkjet Paper delivers high-contrast colors and sharp text. It is opaque enough for two-sided color usage with no show-through, which makes it ideal for newsletters, reports, and flyers.

HP Printing Paper

HP Printing Paper is a high-quality multifunction paper. It produces documents that look and feel more substantial than documents printed on standard multipurpose or copy paper. It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

HP Office Paper

HP Office Paper is a high-quality multifunction paper. It is suitable for copies, drafts, memos, and other everyday documents. It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.

Order HP paper supplies

The printer is designed to work well with most types of office paper. Use HP paper for optimum print quality.

To order HP papers and other supplies, go to www.hp.com . At this time, some portions of the HP website are available in English only.

HP recommends plain papers with the ColorLok logo for printing and copying of everyday documents. All papers with the ColorLok logo are independently tested to meet high standards of reliability and print quality, and produce documents with crisp, vivid color, bolder blacks and shorter dry-time than ordinary plain papers. Look for papers with the ColorLok logo in a variety of weights and sizes from major paper manufacturers.

Tips for selecting and using paper

For the best results, observe the following guidelines.

  1. Load only one type and one size of paper at a time into a tray or document feeder.
  1. Make sure the paper is loaded correctly when loading from the input tray or document feeder.

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  1. Do not overload the tray or document feeder.
  1. To prevent jams, poor print quality, and other printing problems, avoid loading the following paper in the tray or document feeder:

–Multipart forms

–Media that is damaged, curled, or wrinkled

–Media with cutouts or perforations

–Media that is heavily textured, embossed, or does not accept ink well

–Media that is too lightweight or stretches easily

–Media that contains staples or clips

Work with trays

By default, the printer draws paper from Tray 1. If Tray 1 is empty and Tray 2 is installed and contains paper, the printer draws paper from Tray 2.

You can change the behaviors using the following features:

  1. Default Tray: Set the default tray from which the printer draws paper first when paper of the same size is loaded in both Tray 1 and Tray 2.
  1. Tray Lock: Lock a tray to prevent it from accidental use; for example, when you have loaded special paper (such as letterhead or preprinted paper).

The printer will not use a locked tray even when the other tray is empty.

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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 77 NOTE: Tray 2 supports only plain paper.
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To change tray settings

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 11 NOTE: You can also change the tray settings from the HP printer software or EWS.

To access EWS and the printer software, see Embedded web server and Open the HP printer software (Windows).

  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.
  1. From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, and then touch HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 83(Setup).
  1. Scroll and touch Tray and Paper Management.
  1. Select either Default Tray or Tray Lock, and then select the appropriate option.
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To turn on automatic selection of tray or paper source (Windows)

  1. Open the HP printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows).
  1. Click Set Preferences under Print, Scan & Fax .
  1. In the Printing preferences dialog box, click the Printing Shortcuts tab.
  1. From the Paper Source drop-down list, select one of the auto selection options.
  1. Click OK twice to close the dialog box and accept changes.

To turn on automatic selection of tray or paper source (OS X)

  1. From the File menu in your software, choose Print.
  1. Make sure your printer is selected.
  1. Select Automatically Select from the Source pop-up menu, click Show Details to access the print options.

Load paper

To load standard paper

To learn how to use Tray 2, see Work with trays.

  1. Pull out the input tray completely.

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  1. Slide the paper guides towards the edges of the tray as far as possible.
  1. To slide the paper-width guides, press the button on the left paper-width guide and slide the guide at the same time.
  1. To slide the paper-length guide, press the button on the paper-length guide and slide the guide at the same time.

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  1. Insert the paper in portrait orientation and with the side to be printed facing down.

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Make sure the stack of paper is aligned with the appropriate paper size lines on the front of the tray. Also, make sure the stack of paper does not exceed the stack height marking on the right edge of the tray.
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  1. Adjust the paper-width guides and the paper-length guide until they touch the edge of the stack of paper.

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  1. Check the input tray area inside the printer. If there is paper, remove the paper.
  1. Reinsert the input tray into the printer.

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  1. Pull out the output tray extension.

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To load B-size paper

  1. Pull out the input tray completely.

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  1. If there is other paper in the input tray, remove the paper.
  1. Press the button lower right of tray, pull out the input tray extension.

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  1. Slide the paper guides towards the edges of the tray as far as possible.
  1. To slide the paper-width guides, press the button on the left paper-width guide and slide the guide at the same time.
  1. To slide the paper-length guide, press the button on the paper-length guide and slide the guide at the same time.

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  1. Insert the paper in portrait orientation and with the side to be printed facing down.

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Make sure the stack of paper is aligned with the appropriate paper size lines on the front of the tray. Also, make sure the stack of paper does not exceed the stack height marking on the right edge of the tray.
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  1. Adjust the paper-width guides and the paper-length guide until they touch the edge of the stack of paper.

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  1. Check the input tray area inside the printer. If there is paper, remove the paper.
  1. Reinsert the input tray into the printer.

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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 User Manual 11 NOTE: When you insert the input tray, the input tray extension remains outside of the printer. This is the expected result.

  1. Pull out the output tray extension to the A size marking.

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Pull out the output tray extension to the B size marking.
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To load an envelope

  1. Pull out the input tray completely.

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  1. If there is other paper in the input tray, remove the paper.
  1. Slide the paper guides towards the edges of the tray as far as possible.

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  1. To slide the paper-width guides, press the button on the left paper-width guide and slide the guide at the same time.
  1. To slide the paper-length guide, press the button on the paper-length guide and slide the guide at the same time.

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  1. Insert the envelope in portrait orientation and with the side to be printed facing down.

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Make sure the stack of envelope is aligned with the appropriate paper size lines on the front of the tray. Also, make sure the stack of envelope does not exceed the stack height marking on the right edge of the tray.
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