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123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6971 AirPrint Setup

The HP AirPrint service will help you to print and scan without installing printer driver on Mac. Follow the below instructions to setup the HP AirPrint.

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OfficeJet Pro 6971 AirPrint Setup

Steps to follow 123 HP OfficeJet Pro 6971 AirPrint Setup

Setting up Apple AirPrint in iPhone or iPad

Initially you have to connect the Pro HP OfficeJet 6971 printer and the Mac on any of the network such as wireless or wired or USB.

If using wireless connections, select Setup, Network or Wireless menu and select Wireless Setup Wizard.

If using wired connection, connect to the Ethernet port and check whether the green light at the port is steady and the orange light is blinking.

Choose the file you want to print and click Print.

Now add the HP OfficeJet Pro 6971 to the Mac printer queue by clicking Apple menu, System Preferences and click Print & Scan or Printers & Scanners.

 Make sure the printer name is displayed on the printer list.

Check whether AirPrint or Secure AirPrint shown in the Use or Print Using menu and click Add. Now open the document or photo, click File and click Print.

Print from your Apple iOS device

You need an Apple iOS device with version 4.2 or later and that is enough for setting up HP AirPrint and get ready with your HP OfficeJet Pro 6971 printer.

Check whether your HP OfficeJet 6971 printer and Apple devices are connected in the same network or Wi-Fi Direct or HP wireless direct Connect either using wireless connection or wired connection. Follow the instruction given below.

Wireless Network connection

Hook up the apple device in a wireless network and detach the USB cable or Ethernet cable.

Click the Wireless button and turn on the wireless radio. The printer is connected, if the wireless light is solid. Otherwise check whether your printer is closer to the router and press the WPS button on the router.

Wi-Fi or HP Wireless direct connection setup

Check whether the blue light next to Wi-Fi or HP Wireless direct button or a Wi-Fi direct/HP Wireless direct icon displays on the printer control panel.

Go to the control panel menu settings and press the Wi-Fi Direct/ HP Wireless direct button to search and touch Wi-Fi direct. Click Settings on your Apple iOS devices and tap Wi-Fi by choosing Wi-Fi. Select your HP OfficeJet 6971 printer under the Choose a network menu.

⇒ After connecting to the network, your HP OfficeJet Pro 6971 printer is ready to print. Open the file you want to print and click the Action icon to display menu options. The file you want to print may be a document, photo, email or webpage

⇒ Click Print or the print icon and click Select Printer to select your printer from the list. To change other setting you can click the Options menu and change settings like paper size and more. Tap Print after selecting the number of copies that you want to print.

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