The Simple Steps For HP Color LaserJet Pro M479fdw Wireless Setup and Driver Installation

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw Setup

The HP LaserJet Pro M479fdw is built for business with its high quality and super-speed printing features. Accomplish any tasks including printing, copying, scanning, and faxing in a jiffy! Furthermore, this HP Printer comes with state of the art security features that make it the best printer for business. You can save your time through its automated feature that permits you to save your settings. Have a productive experience with its 50-sheet ADF. You can even print directly without a network with its Wi-Fi Direct feature. This HP Printer is very efficient and saves you 18{1bd4a8b9bf39c3a79b5e725526362b4da4b90225a63dbffc1e8715e0ac204664} of energy compared to other printers of its class. The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw setup is a very easy process which you can accomplish without any hassles

Hardware Setup

First the hardware setup process.

Inside the HP LaserJet M479fdw Printer Carton Box

  • HP LaserJet M479fdw printer
  • User guides
  • Power cord
  • Fax cord


  • Start your setup process by taking out the printer from its box
  • Remove the packing materials, plastic tape, and protective film from around the printer
  • After that recycle those materials
  • Now remove the input tray completely from the HP Printer
  • Thereafter slide out the paper guides
  • Fan a stack of paper and place it into the tray
  • Adjust the paper guides properly to rest it against the stack of paper
  • Incorrect adjusting of the paper guides may lead to paper jam error
  • Following this, push the paper tray completely inside the printer
  • If you are using an Ethernet connection, connect the cable between the printer and the router
  • Now take the power cord that came along with the box and plug in one end into the rear of the printer
  • Subsequently, plug in the power cord into a wall socket
  • If you want to expand your storage, you can plug a USB drive into your printer
  • After that, turn on your printer by pressing the power button
  • Then set your preferences accordingly on the control panel

HP LaserJet M479fdw Wireless Setup

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw setup
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw setup
  • On the control panel home screen, swipe the tab downwards that is present on top of the screen
  • Thereafter from the dashboard touch the ‘Wireless’ icon
  • Following this tap on ‘Setup’ -> ‘Wireless Settings’ -> ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’
  • Finally, tap on your network name and enter the key to finish the wireless setup

Update Firmware

This step is optional but highly recommended

Ensure that your HP LaserJet printer is connected to the internet

  • To begin with, open the dashboard and touch the ‘Setup’ icon
  • Thereafter scroll through and tap on ‘Printer Maintenance’
  • Now tap on ‘Update the Printer’
  • You HP Printer checks for the latest updates after you touch the ‘Check for Printer updates now’ option
  • If there is an update for your printer, then it updates automatically
  • Furthermore, if you want your printer to update automatically when there is a new update, perform the following steps
  • Navigate to the ‘Printer Maintenance’ menu and choose ‘Update the Printer’
  • Thereafter tap on ‘Manage Updates’ and then tap ‘Allow updates’
  • Touch ‘Yes’ to confirm your selection and tap the ‘Back’ button
  • Finally, tap on ‘Printer update options’ and choose ‘Install Automatically’

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw Software Installation

  • From your computer navigate to on a web browser
  • Thereafter download the HP Easy Start application on your computer
  • After that open the app and begin your installation
  • During the installation, choose ‘Wireless Network’ or ‘Ethernet Cable’ accordingly
  • Finish the installation by following the simple on-screen directions

The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdw setup is complete and you can begin printing

Fax Setup

Follow the below steps to set up the fax on your printer

  • First, remove the cover from the fax ports on your printer
  • Thereafter insert the phone cord into the printer fax port
  • Following this, close the port with the cover
  • Finally, insert the other end of the cord into the telephone jack on the wall

Note – Use only the phone cord and the power cord that came along with your HP Printer

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