HP Officejet Pro 8210 Setup - Quick Guidelines

Before you start to utilize your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer’s features, you need to complete the printer's hardware and software setup. Once you have finished these, you can start the printing or scanning process with your printer. In case you wish to know about the first-time printer setup, no need to worry. You can perform the instructions provided on this page, which will help you complete your HP Officejet Pro 8210 Setup quickly.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Unboxing Setup

Contents Inside The Printer Package

First, check if all the below items are available inside the printer box.

  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer
  • HP 952 Ink Cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow)
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Setup Poster
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Power Cable

Unpacking The Printer

Initially, pick a suitable location to place your printer box and unpack the printer.

  • Start by unboxing the printer package.
  • Now, take out the documentation, ink cartridges, and power cord from the package.
  • Using both your hands, gently pull out the printer from the box. Get rid of the packing materials from both sides of the HP printer.
  • Remove all the blue protective tapes around the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer.
  • Raise the printer’s scanner lid and discard the protective sheet from the scanner glass.
  • Once done, close the lid.
  • Open the ink cartridge access door and discard the packing materials inside the printer. Close the cartridge access door.

Powering On The HP Officejet Pro 8210 Printer

  • First, take the power cable that was provided with your HP printer package.
  • Connect one of the ends of this power cable to your printer’s rear and plug the opposite end into a wall outlet.
  • Hit the Power button to turn on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer.
  • The next step is to go to the printer’s control panel and select your language.
  • Once done, choose Yes and tap the OK button.
  • Pick your country/region and press the OK button.
  • Perform the prompts on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer’s screen and complete the initial setup.

Installing The Ink Cartridges - HP 8210

  • Open your HP printer’s ink cartridge access door and then wait until the carriage moves to the access area.
  • Unwrap one of the ink cartridges from the package.
  • Remove the protective tape and the orange cap from the cartridge.
  • Now, insert the ink cartridge into its slot.
  • Ensure that the color on the ink cartridge matches the slot.
  • Follow these instructions to insert the remaining ink cartridges inside the printer. Close the cartridge access door and hit OK on your HP printer’s control panel.
  • You can now begin the alignment process on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer.

Loading The Paper - HP Officejet Pro 8210

  • From the printer, pull out the paper input tray.
  • Slide the paper width guide to the outermost position.
  • Insert a stack of plain white sheets into the input tray.
  • Adjust the paper width guide till it stops at the edges of the stack.
  • Now, insert the input tray back into the printer.
  • Pull out the output tray and the extender will open automatically.

You can complete the printer’s unboxing and hardware setup by following the above instructions. When you finish installing the printer driver and connect your printer to the computer, the entire printer setup will be over. The driver downloading and installation are explained in the upcoming sections.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Driver Download

If you want to print from your computer, you’ll have to download and install the driver that is supported by your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer. The driver will allow your printer to communicate with other devices. It will help your printer accept the data sent from the devices and complete the required tasks. You can conveniently complete the driver download on your computer by following the procedure provided below.

  • Access the printer’s official support page to download the driver. You can utilize the default browser on your computer to do this task.
  • At the top of the page that displays, click the Support tab and select the Software and drivers option from the list.
  • Next, you need to choose the Printer category. Type your printer model name (below the Enter your product name option).
  • Click the Submit button.
  • On the next page, your computer’s operating system will be shown automatically at the top.
  • Next, select the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer’s Full Feature Software and Drivers file. You can locate this under the Driver-Product Installation Software section. Click the Download option.
  • Now, the driver you’ve selected will start to download on your computer.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Driver Install

Once you have completed downloading the driver for your printer, you can install it easily using the steps given here:

  • In case you possess the driver installation CD (that comes with your printer package), insert the same into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. Just adhere to the on-screen instructions in order to finish the driver installation.
  • In case you have downloaded the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 driver file from the official support page, launch the executable file and start the installation process.
  • Click Run in the Security Warning window. Wait for some time to extract the setup file.
  • Now, in the Installation Agreement and Settings window, make a tick mark in the “I have reviewed and accept the installation agreements and settings” checkbox.
  • Click Next. The software will start to install on your computer.
  • In the Connection Options window, you will be asked to connect your HP printer and computer.
  • Therefore, pick the type of connection that you wish to use and click the Next button.
  • Now, simply continue with the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation on your computer.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Wired Setup

For a wired setup, you can use the Ethernet cable to connect your printer and router. Then, you can connect the printer and your computer.

But, if you wish to go for the USB connection method, which is the easiest and quickest way to connect your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer to your devices, follow the steps in this section.

  • Begin the driver installation on your computer.
  • When instructed by the installer, connect your HP printer and computer using a USB cable.
  • Make sure that the cable is firmly and securely connected at both end ports.
  • Click on the Windows icon at the bottom-left corner of your computer’s main screen.
  • Input Control Panel into the search box.
  • Select the Control Panel option from the search results.
  • Pick the Hardware and Sound option.
  • Choose Devices and Printers from the list.
  • Select the Add a printer option. Pick your printer name from the available list and click Next.
  • Now, complete your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 driver installation by sticking to the on-screen instructions.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Wireless Setup

If you want to connect and print from your computer, you need to establish communication between your devices. In that case, you can use the wireless setup method, which is a quick and easy way to connect the printer to the network without using a USB cable.

Using The Printer’s Control Panel

  • Turn on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer, in case it is turned off.
  • Now, press the Wireless button on your printer’s control panel.
  • Use the Selection button to choose the Settings option.
  • Navigate to Wireless Settings and select it. Press the OK button.
  • Pick the Wireless Setup Wizard option from the list and press OK.
  • Now, perform the prompts on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer screen and complete the wireless setup.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Print

  • Before you start to print a document from your printer, load the paper into the input tray.
  • Open your document/image (that you wish to print from your computer) and select the File tab from the top-left corner of the window.
  • Choose the Print option from the drop-down list.
  • Ensure to select your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer from the list of devices.
  • Now, you need to click on the Properties or Preferences button. Here, select the Advanced tab and turn on the Minimum margins option under the Printer Features section.
  • Next, click the Printing Shortcuts tab at the top of the Properties dialog box.
  • Here, click the Paper sizes field. Choose the respective size of the paper you are using for your current print job.
  • Click the Paper type field and choose the respective option from the drop-down list.
  • Next, click the Print quality field and select the desired option.
  • Click on the Features tab and complete all the settings under the Basic Options section.
  • Select the Color tab at the top of the window. Here, under the Color Options section, pick the option you want to use for the current print job.
  • When you’re done with all of the settings, click the OK button. This action will close the Properties dialog box.
  • As the final step, click the Print button to start the printing process.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Double-sided Printing

  • First, open the document on your computer (the one you want to print).
  • Next, go to the File tab and choose the Print option from the drop-down list.
  • Now, you should launch the Properties window and go to the Printing Shortcuts tab.
  • Here, navigate to the “Print on both sides” field and select the Yes option from the drop-down list.
  • Choose the Features tab and complete all the settings under the Basic Options section.
  • Go to the Color tab at the top of the window.
  • Here, under the Color Options section, choose the respective option you want to use for the current print job.
  • Click the OK button (in case you have completed all the settings) to close the Properties dialog box.
  • Finally, click on the Print or OK button. This action will begin the printing process.

You can complete the double-sided printing process on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer by following the above instructions.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Troubleshooting

Sometimes, your HP printer will face some common problems due to connectivity and hardware or software issues. If you encounter any issue with your printer, use the appropriate troubleshooting methods to resolve it. By following the below instructions, you can troubleshoot the issues with your printer.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Error Codes

Fix The Error Code Oxb820abe

Reconnect The Printer

  • If you have already turned on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer, turn it off and unplug the power cord from the printer.
  • Disconnect the wireless router and wait for some time.
  • Now, restart your computer and wait until your device turns on.
  • Next, turn on your router again by connecting the necessary cables.
  • After turning on the router, plug the power cord into the back of your printer and the electrical outlet. Turn on your printer.
  • Now, connect your printer and computer to the same network and check whether the issue is solved.
  • If the error code OXB820ABE is displayed again on your printer, reinstall the ink cartridges by following the below instructions.

Reinstall The Ink Cartridges

  • Lift the ink cartridge access door of your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer.
  • Remove all the ink cartridges from their slots. Now, wait for some time and let the printer cool down.
  • Next, you need to reinsert all the ink cartridges into the respective slots.
  • Confirm that the color on the ink cartridge matches the slot.
  • You can now close the ink cartridge access door of your printer.
  • Now, check if the issue is solved on your printer. By now, the error code OXB820ABE should be fixed.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Not Printing

Sometimes, you might see a blank output when you print directly from your computer. This issue is a common one that probably occurs due to various reasons such as connectivity issues, incorrect port settings, etc. By following the below instructions, you can troubleshoot this issue.

Check The Connectivity

  • First, check whether the power cord is connected properly to the HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer's rear and the other end is plugged into the electrical outlet.
  • Make sure to turn on your printer.
  • If you connect your printer and computer using a USB cable, ensure that the cable is connected correctly. In case of any problem with the USB cable, replace it with a new one.
  • If you have connected the devices using a Wi-Fi network, check whether the printer and your computer are on the same network.
  • Now, check whether your printer is printing properly.
  • If the issue continues, restart the print spooler on your computer by following the below instructions.

Restart The Print Spooler

  • First, you’ll have to click the Start menu on your computer and type “services” in the search box that’s located at the bottom of the window. Pick the Services option from the search results.
  • Next, right-click on the Print Spooler option in the right menu panel. Click on the Stop option.
  • Now, navigate to the respective spool printer folder on your computer.
  • Choose all of the files from the printer’s folder and press the Delete key.
  • Return to the Services window and then right-click on the Print Spooler option. Select the Start option.
  • Next, check if the issue is solved on your HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 printer.

HP Officejet Pro 8210 Factory Reset

  • Ensure to turn on your printer.
  • Launch the home screen on your printer and select the Setup option.
  • Press the OK button.
  • Navigate to the Tools option from the list and select it.
  • Hit the OK button on the printer’s control panel.
  • Here, choose the Restore option and press the OK button.
  • Now, you can see a warning message on your printer screen which says, "All the configured settings will be deleted, and the original settings will be restored."
  • Hit the OK button on the printer.
  • Wait for some time to restore your printer to the factory default settings.

You can troubleshoot and fix your HP Officejet Pro 8210 Setup issues by following the above instructions.

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