HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer

Complete the download and installation of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer driver using the guidelines mentioned here.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Printer - Overview

The HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer is an all-in-one printer that works efficiently. The printer has to be set up to begin using it. Power it up with the power cord, install the driver and complete the process by connecting the HP 6970 to a wireless connection.

The HP Officejet Pro 6970 is a high-speed printer. It comes with the capacity to print multiple. The quality of the print outputs is of high standards. It works in a manner to maintain efficiency. Complete the set-up to be able to use the printer to print, scan, copy and fax files.

Follow the general steps to complete the first time HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer setup.

  1. Take the printer box and place it in a safe space.
  2. Remove the printer from the box and place it in the office space.
  3. The printer should be placed close to the router and the device.
  4. Remove the power cord from the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer box.
  5. Connect one end of the cord to the printer and the other to the power supply.
  6. Load the ink cartridges into the appropriate slots and load sheets in the paper feeding tray.
  7. Open the HP website and enter the details of the printer model.
  8. Enter the name of the printer – HP Officejet Pro 6970 and the operating system.
  9. Download the HP Officejet Pro 6970 driver and install it.
  10. Follow all the on-screen instructions and connect the printer to a wireless network.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Driver Download & Install

Complete the HP Officejet Pro 6970 driver download and installation by following the guidelines. The instructions here will help in the process of installing the HP Officejet Pro 6970 software.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Driver Download & Install - Windows

  1. Power up the printer and the Windows device.
  2. The HP Officejet Pro 6970 driver can be downloaded from the HP Support website.
  3. Choose Drivers & Software and enter the details of the printer.
  4. Choose the product type – Printer and enter the model – HP Officejet Pro 6970.
  5. Choose the operating system from the drop-down menu – Windows OS.
  6. Download the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer driver and install it.
  7. To complete the installation follow all the on-screen instructions.
  8. As a final step, connect the HP 6970 printer to a wireless connection.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Driver Download & Install - Mac

  1. Turn on the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and the Mac device.
  2. Open a browser and key in the details of the printer.
  3. Enter the necessary details about the printer.
  4. Complete all the in-screen steps, the product type is the printer.
  5. Enter the name of the printer – HP Officejet Pro 6970 and the OS.
  6. The operating system should be selected from the drop-down menu – Mac OS.
  7. Download the all-in-one printer driver from the list that is available.
  8. Complete the installation by following all the instructions.
  9. The final step is to connect the HP Officejet Pro 6970 to a wireless connection.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Wireless Setup

Connecting an HP printer to a wireless connection can be done in a matter of minutes. Complete the connection with the various methods mentioned.

HP Smart App

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and the Windows/Mac device.
  2. Open the app store on the device and enter the details of the app in the search bar.
  3. Key in HP Smart and the application will be available for download.
  4. Complete the installation of the HP Smart App and run it.
  5. Register for a first time user or sign in with an existing HP account.
  6. On opening the app, choose the + icon. This is to add the printer.
  7. Click the + icon and all the available networks will be available.
  8. Locate HP Officejet Pro 6970 and add it.
  9. Print, scan and copying files can now be completed through the HP Smart app.

Wireless Setup Wizard

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and move over to the printer display.
  2. Select the Network Settings and select the wireless setup wizard.
  3. Ensure that there is an active wireless connection to connect to.
  4. Make a note of the wireless credentials.
  5. On reaching the wireless setup wizard a list of the available wireless networks will appear.
  6. Choose the desired wireless connection and enter the credentials.
  7. After entering the wifi password the connection will be the wireless connection.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Troubleshooting

HP Officejet Pro 6970 not working

Complete the below checks to remove the issue of the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer not working.

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and move over to the touch panel.
  2. Go over the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printing setting to make sure the printer connects.
  3. Change the settings if needed and restart the HP Officejet Pro 6970.
  4. If the issue continues, update the printer driver.
  5. Check if the device software should be updated. Complete it.
  6. As a final step, uninstall the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and complete the installation again.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 Factory Reset

  1. Power up the HP Officejet Pro 6970 and move over to the display. 
  2. On the control panel choose Setup and select Restore Default.
  3. Confirm the change to be applied again and proceed.
  4. Within a few seconds, the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer will be set to its factory settings.
  5. Restart the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and continue to make personalised adjustments as needed.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 is not online

  1. Turn on the HP Officejet Pro 6970 printer and the device.
  2. Select the Windows option and open the Control Panel.
  3. Choose Devices and Printers. Right-click it for more options.
  4. A list of added printers will appear on the screen.
  5. Choose the desired network, connect and the printer can be used.

HP Officejet Pro 6970 fails to Print Document

  1. Turn on the HP Officejet Pro 6970.
  2. Ensure that the paper in the paper feeding tray is placed properly.
  3. Ensure that it is aligned and placed properly.
  4. Complete a connectivity check. Ensure the USB cable is intact.
  5. Check the document settings as it could be a reason the printer fails to print.