HP Officejet 5740 Unbox Setup

OfficeJet Control Panel description:

  1. ON button: switches the Printer power control to ON/OFF position
  2. Back button: Returns to the previously viewed screen
  3. Help press button: Opens the Help Menu depending on the option selected
  4. Home button: Retraces to Home Screen
  5. Screen Display: Press the Home button to activate the officejet dashboard
  6. Wireless Light: indicates the different types of automatic wireless connectivity status. Given below is a list of status:
    • A steady blue light infers the readiness of the printer Wireless connectivity
    • Slow blinking light signals a Wireless connection ON, but unsynchronized to network
    • A Fast blinking LED light indicates wireless connection issue
    • No Light indicates unavailability of printer wireless connection

Unpack HP OfficeJet 5740 for the Setup:

  • Firstly try unpacking your OfficeJet for its box and devise it on the table for printer setup
  • Peel off all adhesive tapes and packing from your All-in-One
  • Remove the protective sticker from screen display
  • Lift open the scanner lid to remove all affixed tapes on the scanner glass
  • Draw up from the lateral sides of the Cartridge access door to open it. Try to remove all internal packing and tapes
  • Open the Paper tray totally and then peel of all tapes. Now slide both of the paper width guides away and then rest it on paper tray edges.
  • Load the A4 sheets within the paper tray and then slide the paper width guides towards the print media to hold it firmly
  • Connect the power cable to the wall outlet and switch power ON for your printer and computer
  • Wait until the operating system loads to establish USB cable connection to your computer and printer
  • Draw the lateral sides of the Cartridge access door upward to open it. Examine the print ink carriage for idleness. Now Install the HP Ink Cartridges within the cartridge slot and latch it
  • Open the external CD drive and then load the OfficeJet 5740 CD and then close the drive. Open the Auto setup file to install printer software
  • Once completed with the installation, try to open the software and give a print command

OfficeJet 5740 Sleep Mode:Your Printer Sleep Mode functions automatically whenever there is unnecessary power consumption. If your printer is kept inactive for 5 minutes then Sleep Mode operation takes into effect. Using Control Panel Screen display you can adjust the time duration for the Sleep Mode operation. Touch the screen display to open the printer dashboard. Scroll and select Setup option. Touch Preferences and then tap Sleep Mode. Now slide the horizontal bar to select from a range of 5, 10 and 15 minutes options to stay away from sleep mode operation.