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123 HP Officejet 5742 USB Setup


 

123 HP Officejet 5742 Printer’s control panel has icons, buttons, and a touchscreen for the selection of print.
From the control panel, the 123 HP Officejet 5742 USB Setup is done successfully.

 

  Setup: On tapping this icon, take the user to the setup screen to change any preferences like Wi-Fi setup, change preferences, fax setup, print reports, and maintenance settings.

  Wireless/Ethernet icon: This icon will open the Wireless Summary menu. This can be used to check the wireless status and also to change any wireless settings.

  HP ePrint icon: This icon will open the Web Services Summary menu. This can be used to check ePrint status details. You can even change any ePrint settings.

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  Wi-Fi Direct icon: This icon will open the Wi-Fi Direct menu. You can turn on or off the Wi-Fi Direct printing.

  Ink icon: This icon will display an estimated ink level by ink cartridge. When the ink level is less than the minimum it displays a warning symbol.

  Fax icon: This icon will open the status information related to fax like the Auto Answer function, fax logs, and the fax sound volume.

  USB: This icon will display this when you want to print from or scan to a USB device. This icon will be displayed only when a USB device is connected.

  Copy: This icon will display to copy documents, photos, or IDs, and change copy settings.

  Scan: This icon will display the scan to a computer or email.

  Photo: This icon will display to print photos from a memory card or USB storage device.

  Fax: This icon will display to send a fax or change fax settings.

  Apps: This icon will display downloaded print apps.

123 HP Officejet 5742 Printer USB Connection

The icon will be displayed only when a USB device is connected to the 123.hp.com/setup 5742. For 123 HP Officejet 5742 USB Setup connect for MAC or Windows computer, follow the steps:

  • First of all, check the requirements and then delete any previously installed printer versions from the computer.

123 hp officejet usb setup

  • Make use of a USB cable less than 3m in length and unplug it from the computer.
  • Connect it when you are prompted to do so and select the Devices and Printers from the Windows.
  • Now, right-click the icon for the printer and tap on Remove device when you see multiple icons for the printer.
  • Now, close the Devices and Printers window and then continue to the next step for 123 HP Officejet 5742 Printer Setup.
  • Download the HP Officejet 5742 Printer driver from 123.hp.com/oj5742. Follow the on-screen instruction to proceed with the installation.
  • When you are prompted to select a connection type, ensure that you select USB.
  • On the MAC system, when you are prompted to add the printer to the printer queue, tap on 123 HP Officejet 5742 Printer model and then select the Use or Print.
  • At this point, you will have to select the name of the 123.hp.com/oj 5742 from the pop-up menu.
  • Click on the Add the. If you select a dissimilar driver from the Use menu, there is a likelihood that it may result in incomplete printer functionality.
  • Go back to the HP installer to complete the installation steps. Just follow the above-mentioned steps for 123 HP Officejet 5742 Mac Setup.
 

123 HP Officejet 5742 fails to connect

Once you complete the installation of the 123.hp.com/oj5742, in case the installer does not detect the HP Officejet 5742 Printer,
the errors like, unable to find the printer, Printer not found, No devices found, printer not found on the
wireless network will be displayed, then follow the below-mentioned steps.

 

Step 1: Restart the Computer, Router, and Printer

Use the following steps, to troubleshoot this error:

  • Remove the power cord from the router and Power OFF the 123.hp.com/setup5742.
  • If there are any running programs on the computer, close them.
  • In case there are any HP software installation window, close that as well and shut down the computer. Reconnect the power cord to the router.
  • Wait till it displays the Internet activity light that shows a normal connected status.
  • Power on the printer and the computer. Install the HP driver and software again.

123 hp officejet router connection

 

Step 2: Check the Connection status of the Network and the 5742 Printer

  • Check that 123.hp.com/setup5742 is ready for the network setup. Make use of the following for the check
  • Open the wireless settings on the HP Officejet 5742 Printer, in case you are using a wireless network.
  • Here, you can even check the range of the wireless signal. Check the light on the wireless icon is blinking or in a steady state.
  • If you are making use of a wired network connection, ensure that the cable is connected to the HP Officejet 5742 Printer Ethernet port and also to an available port on the router.
  • The green link light should be in the on mode. The orange activity light should blink at the time when the cable is connected.
  • Check that the 123.hp.com/setup5742 is not connected to any other network like the guest or host network.
  • When you are using a dual-band router, check that it is set to the 2.4 GHz band. 123 HP Officejet 5742 Printer will not connect to the network when the router is set to the 5 GHz band.
  • Go to the network icon on the computer which is in the notification area to view the network name and status of the connection. If it had connected to a wrong network, disconnect it and connect it to the network to complete the HP Officejet 5742 Printer setup.
  • When you find a weak network signal, move the computer and the 123.hp.com/oj5742 close to the router. Place these devices away from any large metal objects. In case the network is not connected, check that the network is working properly.
  • In case an Airplane icon is displayed, set the Airplane mode to Off and then connect to the wireless network. Install the HP driver and software again to get successful 123 HP Officejet 5742 USB Setup.
 

Step 3: Connect the HP Officejet 5742 Printer to Wireless Network

  • Connect HP Officejet 5742 Printer to the network manually.
  • This is to ensure that the HP installer will be able to find the printer.
  • Install the HP driver and software again.

123 hp officejet wireless connect

  • If you have a touch or text-based control panels, use the following steps:
  • Know the details of the network like Network name, Network security password, and a computer that is connected to the wireless network.
  • From HP Officejet 5742 Printer, disconnect the 123 HP Officejet 5742 USB Setup or Ethernet cable.
  • On the HP Officejet 5742 Printer’s control panel, select the Setup, Network, or Wireless menu.
  • Got the Wireless Setup Wizard and follow the on-screen instructions to connect the HP Officejet 5742 Printer to the network.
  • If you have a basic control panel, use the following steps
  • Press and hold the Wireless Button on the HP Officejet 5742 Printer for some time.
  • See that the wireless light starts blinking.
  • Press the WPS button that is on the wireless router.
  • Wait for some time till the HP Officejet 5742 Printer automatically creates a network connection with the wireless network.
 

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Step 4: Run the HP Print and Scan Doctor for Officejet 5742

HP Print and Scan Doctor are tools provided by HP to diagnose and resolve any problems related to printing and scanning. You can download HP Print and Scan Doctor from 123.hp.com/setup5742.

  • Once the HP Print and Scan Doctor and click on the Start on the welcome screen.
  • In case you’re HP Officejet 5742 Printer is not listed, check that the printer is turned on and connected, click on the my product is not listed, and then click Retry. Select the HP Officejet 5742 Printer, and then click the Next.
Step 5: Disable Firewall Software on the Computer temporarily

A Firewall is a software that blocks any threat from external to the network. Make use of HP Print and Scan Doctor to disable the firewall on the computer.

  • In the HP Print and Scan Doctor, click the Network.
  • From the drop-down, click the Troubleshooting Firewalls.
  • Select the appropriate firewall software and click Enabled status and click Disable. Install the HP driver and software again.
 
Step 6: Uninstall 123 HP Officejet 5742 Software and Driver
  • Disconnect the USB cable from the HP Officejet 5742 Printer if, the printer is connected to the computer by a USB cable.
  • Go to Windows and search for Programs and Features and click the Programs and Features from the list of results. From the list of installed programs, select the HP printer name.
  • Click on the Uninstall or Yes and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the procedure of software removal and restart the computer.
  • To install it again, switch on the HP Officejet 5742 Printer.
  • Disconnect the HP Officejet 5742 Printer from USB cable in case if it is connected to the computer.
  • Download the software and driver for the HP Officejet 5742 Printer.
  • The installer might Install the Software for the Officejet 5742 printer using the 123 HP Officejet 5742 Windows 10 Setup Installation.
 

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