How To Perform HP Officejet 3830 Setup?

HP OfficeJet 3830 is an entry-level All-in-One printer that is ideal for home and small office environments. It does not support two-sided printing (Duplex), Ethernet networking, and flash memory devices. But it supports USB connectivity, Wi-Fi functionality, as well as Apple’s AirPrint and HP ePrint for printing from and scanning to several cloud and social media websites. Overall, it is a great and inexpensive standby for copying, scanning, and occasional printing. Let’s see in detail about the HP OfficeJet 3830 setup in further sections.

HP Officejet 3830 Setup

Hp officejet 3830 unboxing setup:

  • Open the printer box using any sharp object, like scissors or a knife.
  • You will get some documents, a CD, two HP ink cartridges (black and color), a power cord, a phone cord for your fax, and the printer itself from the box.
  • Peel off all the protective materials from the outside as well as from the inside of the printer (including the blue tape).
  • Insert the power cord into the rear end of the printer, plug the cord into a power source, and turn on the printer.
  • Using the touch panel, choose your preferred language, location, date, and time.
  • Now, it’s time to install the ink cartridges into the respective slots.
  • Load some paper and print an alignment page.
  • Scan the alignment page by connecting the printer wirelessly to a network device.

Hp officejet 3830 software install:

  • Turn on your computer and establish a reliable Internet connection.
  • Close any running applications as they might affect the installation process.
  • It’s highly recommended that you install the toolkit, which provides status and maintenance information about your HP OfficeJet 3830 printer.
  • Insert the CD-ROM into the CD drive. The CD menu runs automatically, if it is not starting to install, click Start and then click Run.
  • Browse through the CD-ROM drive, click Autorun.exe, and click Open. In the dialog box that displays now, click OK.
  • On the CD menu, click Install Printer Driver to complete the installation process.
  • In case you have decided to download and install the software drivers from the manufacturer's website, follow the below steps.
  • Using your default browser, go to the HP printer’s official site.
  • The website will automatically detect your OS. If it fails to detect, you can manually select your computer’s operating system by clicking on the Try manually selecting your operating system option.
  • A small window opens up on your screen. Here, choose your Operating System (Linux/Mac OS/Windows) and select your OS Version. Click on Update to see the list of software drivers available for your printer.
  • After downloading is complete, you need to locate the file in the Downloads section.
  • Double-click on it to run the installation process. A setup wizard will open on your screen. Here, read the License Agreement carefully and select the check box to accept it.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Hp officejet scan to email:

NOTE: The following instructions will apply only to a Windows computer.

  • Load the original with the print side up into the document feeder. In case you are placing the original on the scanner glass, let the print side be down.
  • You will find your printer icon on the desktop. Double-click on it.
  • Click on the Scan a Document or Photo option in the printer software.
  • Choose the desired type of scan.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • Now, select the Email as PDF or the Email as JPEG option. This will open up your email software with your scanned file as an attachment.

Hp officejet 3830 wireless setup:

  • Connect your HP OfficeJet 3830 printer to a reliable power source and turn on the printer.
  • Once it is ON, go to the touch screen and tap on the Setup icon.
  • Scroll down and tap on the Network Setup option.
  • Now, you can see that the Wireless setting is turned OFF. Turn ON the same.
  • Once the Wireless setting is turned ON, go to the Wireless Setup Wizard. After searching for nearby routers, your printer display shows the router names.
  • Tap on your router name, click OK, and enter your router’s password using the touch screen controls.
  • Confirm the settings and press OK. Your printer starts connecting to the Wi-Fi of your home/office network.
  • Now, you can see the IP Address, Network Name, Mac, and Host Name. Click OK.
  • Your HP OfficeJet 3830 wireless setup is completed successfully.

Hp officejet 3830 fax setup:

  • Perform the initial HP OfficeJet 3830 printer setup according to your home or office needs.
  • Before starting with the fax setup, make sure that there are no additional devices connected to the phone line.
  • Plug one end of the HP phone cord (comes with the printer) into your printer port that’s located on the backside of the printer.
  • Plug the other end of the HP phone cord into the wall jack.
  • Keep in mind that the 2-EXT port doesn’t work with the serial phone system.
  • Suppose your HP printer needs to share the phone line with another device, such as an answering machine, telephone, computer modem, etc., then locate the 2-EXT port on your printer. Now, remove the protective material (plastic cap) from the slot and plug the existing phone cord into the 2-EXT port.
  • Ensure that the phone line is working properly.
  • Make sure that the power connection is stable and the printer is connected to the computer.
  • Turn on your HP OfficeJet 3830 with all the required connections as stated in the above steps and begin using it.
  • Now, you need to set up the fax features, and there are two ways to do so. You can use the HP software or the control panel of your printer.
  • For the on-screen method, use the fax setup wizard for Windows OS and the HP device manager for Mac OS.
  • Use the CD that comes with your HP printer to launch the fax setup wizard and navigate through the on-screen prompts by filling up the necessary information.
  • After the setup, the control panel guide pops up on your screen with all the required information to perform the fax operation.
  • Go to your printer and use the navigation buttons to access the fax settings menu to make any changes.
  • You can, however, make a fax test by following the prompts. Your printer automatically checks the settings, displays the results, and prints a report.
  • You will be able to see PASS on the printed report.
  • If you see FAIL on the test page, this means that the settings or the connections are not configured correctly.
  • Open the scanner lid, place the original print side facing down on the right corner of the glass to initiate the fax operation.
  • Once the document is in place, close the scanner lid.
  • Press the left or right button to select the Black and White or Color Fax, and then press the OK button.
  • Use the touch screen to enter the fax number and press the Send button.
  • At the next prompt, press the number 1 key to select Fax from the Glass.
  • The document will be sent to the receiver end, and the display will indicate that your fax was sent.
  • In case you still have doubts about setting up Fax on an HP printer, you can contact our customer care executive to solve the issue.

Hp officejet 3830 usb cable setup:

  • Install your HP printer on Windows using HP Easy Start, which is the automated download and installation application for HP printers.
  • Turn on your printer and if you have already connected the printer to your computer via a USB cable, kindly disconnect it until prompted in the installation window.
  • Open up your default web browser and then go to the HP official site.
  • Click on Download to save the HP Easy Start application on your PC.
  • Open the saved file to extract the HP Easy Start application.
  • If the Windows prompt displays on your screen, click on Yes to allow the software to make changes to your computer.
  • Now, connect one of the ends of the USB cable to your computer and the other end into the printer.
  • In the License Agreement window, read the instructions carefully and then select the check box to agree with the terms. Tap on Continue.
  • The application will automatically detect your HP Officejet 3830 printer and then display it on the screen. Select Continue.
  • HP Easy Start searches for the latest software and drivers for your printer.
  • Select the software that fits your needs and click on Continue to download the software.
  • When the download is complete, the printer software extracts and opens automatically.
  • Now, click Finish to complete the USB cable setup. Your HP printer is now ready to use.

Hp officejet 3830 scanner setup:

  • Switch on the printer and your computer.
  • Open up the scanner lid of the printer and then place the document that needs to be scanned. Make sure to establish a connection between the printer and the computer.
  • Download and install all the latest software and drivers for your HP OfficeJet 3830 printer on the computer.
  • Go to the HP Smart app. If you need to download the scanning software, you can download it from this app as well.
  • Now, press the Scan button so that the printer starts scanning your document.
  • Within a few seconds, you can see the scanned document on your screen.
  • You can save the document in a PDF or JPG format. So, select the format and click on the Save button.
  • You can also scan multiple pages by clicking on the Add pages option. You also have the option of creating a single file if there are a number of documents or pages to be scanned.

Hp officejet 3830 bluetooth setup:

  • Your HP printer provides you with the option of printing wirelessly using the Wi-Fi Direct technology, which is similar to Bluetooth but is of more speed and covers a large area between your device and the printer.
  • Turn on your printer and touch the Wi-Fi Direct icon to get the Wi-Fi Direct name of your printer.
  • Install the HP Print Service Plugin on your mobile device.
  • Open the document or photo you need to print and select the printer from the list.
  • Tap on the Print icon to print the document. Make sure that you disconnect your device from the local networks while connecting to the Wi-Fi Direct of the printer for a smooth experience.

Hp officejet 3830 not connecting to wifi:

  • Move the HP printer closer to your router and remove any interference between them. Remember that electromagnetic devices can distract the signals.
  • Try restarting your printer, router and computer, and ensure that the printer is not in sleep mode.
  • Update the latest software and drivers for your printer.
  • Check for any damage in the physical connection, which might create an error between the printer and the router.
  • Go to the Wireless Setup Wizard, see whether your printer is showing up the nearby routers, and try to connect with your router by entering the router credentials.
  • If your printer is still unable to connect to the Wi-Fi network, call our customer support executive. We would be happy to help resolve the issue.
  • Now we have seen how to perform HP OfficeJet 3830 setup.