Complete Guidance On HP Deskjet 2540 Setup


HP Deskjet 2540 Setup

The HP Deskjet 2540 all-in-one multifunction printer gives easy wireless printing, scanning, and copying from anywhere at an affordable price. Set up immediately and save space with its compact design. It has optional high-capacity cartridges.

The setup process of HP Deskjet 2540 is very simple and can be easily performed by non-professionals too. Here you will get a complete step-by-step guide on how to set up HP Deskjet 2540 on the device. 

How to Setup HP Deskjet 2540 Printer on the Device?

Here we have shared the detailed steps to set up the HP Deskjet 2540 printer on your computer. Therefore, follow the steps and implement them as instructed below:

Step 1 – Unpack all the Materials

At first, remove the materials from the box and then unpack them. After that, remove the printer from the box. After removing the printer, you can remove any tape or other packaging materials that are on or inside the printer. 

Step 2 – Connect the Power Cord 

Once all the packaging is removed, now connect the hardware. Connect the power cable to the back of the printer and another power cord to the power supply wallet. After that, switch on the printer by pressing the Power button. After pressing the Power button, several lights will start blinking and you will hear the printer making noise while it set up for use. 

Step 3 – Install the Ink Cartridges

Once the printer stops making noise, you can locate the cartridges that come with the HP printer. Use the tap on the front of the ink access door to lower it. The carriage will move to the middle of the printer. 

Now, use the cartridges that come with the printer. Remove the packages of the cartridges and install them correctly. If you have a problem to install them, then follow the graphics inside the ink cartridge door. This will tell you which cartridge goes in which slot. Slide the tri-color cartridge into the right slot. Then push the cartridge until it snaps into place. Do the same thing another one cartridge. Once the cartridge is installed, close the ink cartridge door.

Step 4 – Load the Paper

After installing the ink cartridges to the printer, load the paper into the printer. Open the input paper tray and load the A4 paper into the input tray. 

Step 5 – HP Deskjet 2540 Driver Installation for Windows 10

After completing the hardware connection, you need to install the driver on your system. To do that, go through the steps cited hereunder:

For Windows Users,

  1. Insert the Installation CD into the Disk port of the system or download the driver from the official website of the HP. 
  2. After downloading the file, locate the setup file and double-click on it to begin the setup process of the HP Deskjet 2540 printer.
  3. Now, you need to follow the onscreen directions until the Connection Options window appears. Choose the connection type and then click on the Next option.
  4. After that, following the instructions which pop-ups on the screen to complete the driver installation process. 

For Mac users

Go to the official website of the HP printer and download the HP Deskjet 2540 driver file for the Mac and then follow the same steps which are discussed above for the Windows.  

These are the complete steps for HP Deskjet 2540 setup.

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