Want to hp officejet pro 6978 setup on computer. First, connect your printer to wifi router using USB cable. In case of windows 10 and above version, desktop automatically catch the wifi signal or ask for passwords in new wifi setup. Hence, Make sure printer and desktop have the connectivity with the right “Hardware”. Although, Follow the various method to complete the setup process. You can see other hp model, how to setup and install such as HP Envy printer 5055 setup.

How to setup wireless hp officejet pro 6978 printer

  • First, unpack the printer and connect it with its power cords and wires.


  • Insert ink cartridges in the space provided and pull out the input tray and insert the paper into it.
  • Open the scanner lid and the page is required to get placed and align the printer header properly for efficient printing.

Steps to setup 123 hp printer officejet pro 6978 printer


  • Switch on the printer and connect to the power connection.
  • Visit the printer settings menu section.
  • Press the control panel button.
  • Tap on the WiFi icon.
  •  Printer will detect the wifi network and will get connected to wifi automatically.

How to setup wireless HP officejet pro 6978 printer on windows

HP officejet pro 6978 wireless setup windows

  1. Switch on your computer and printer.
  2. Download and install the correct printer drivers on computer and click on the windows icon.
  3. Under it, select the “Devices and Printers” option and click on the printers and scanners option provided.
  4. Add your hp printer to windows system and visit the control panel of your printer.
  5. Press the wifi button present on the printer.
  6. Choose the wireless setup mode and select the wifi network name and enter the password.
  7. After a few seconds, your printer will get wirelessly set up on the windows operating system.

Steps to wireless setup HP officejet pro 6978 printer on mac


  • Turn on the printer and mac computer.
  • Install the correct printer drivers and other software of the printer and click on the apple icon menu.
  • Select “Preferences” settings option and click on the – icon
  • Tap on your printer name and model and confirm to add it to Mac .
  • After that, press the control panel button on the printer and choose the wireless setup wizard option.
  • Press the wifi button for a few seconds and list will get displayed of wifi networks available.
  • Choose your wifi network and enter a password.

How to troubleshoot HP officejet pro 6978 printer error


  • Switch on the printer and connect with USB cables.
  • Press the control panel button and under it, press the WPS push button.
  • Hold it for a few seconds and the light will start flashing.
  • When the printer is connected to wifi, the light will become stable.

Frequently Asked Question

Q: How do I connect my HP Officejet Pro 6978 to my computer?
Ans: First, connect computer and printer with the wifi. Next, insert the USB cable one side in the printer and other side in the computer. Computer software installer start moving and shows the status. Now go to the printer setting and click to add the new printer.

Q: How do I connect my HP Officejet Pro to WiFi?
Ans: Turn ON the printer and click on the wifi icon on the printer button menu. Now, printer sync for the local network. Click on your wifi router name and enter password and enable the connection.

Q: How to setup first time all-in-one hp officejet pro 6978 printer?
Ans: Unbox the printer and check the all “Hardware” you get with printer. Now first, setup the tray on the printer with ink cartridge. Now connect printer with power cable. On left-side of printer a port given to connect on computer with USB cable.

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