HP LaserJet 2420 Setup

The HP Laserjet 2420 printer is a suitable printer for small workgroups and business organizations. It uses the wired USB cable connection method and can print on cards, glossy papers, envelopes, and plain papers. To set up the 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer for the first time, gently remove the printer from the shipment package and position it on a clean and flat surface. Discard the printer’s packing materials and remove the protective foam from the printer. Now, install the toner cartridge into the cartridge slot and load plain paper in the input tray. Later, install the HP Laserjet 2420 printer from the link on this site.

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HP Laserjet 2420 Unboxing Setup

Are you looking forward for unboxing your new HP Laserjet 2420 printer? Just read and follow the upcoming instructions to set up your 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer.

  • Remove the HP Laserjet 2420 printer from the shipment box and position the printer in a clean and flat surface.
  • Now, remove and discard the packing materials from the printer and open the scanner assembly.
  • Discard the protective foam in the printer’s toner cartridge access area.
  • Take hold of the toner cartridge and lay aside in a secure place for some time.
  • Proceed to remove the packaging inside the 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer. Later, grasp both sides of the toner cartridge and gently give a shake to scatter the toner powder.
  • Clear off the orange clip from the toner cartridge and peel off the orange sealing tape from the toner cartridge.
  • Install the toner cartridge in the cartridge tracks inside the printer and then push the cartridge until it is firmly settled.
  • Close the top scanner lid and attach the input tray to the printer.
  • Slide paper width guides to the outermost position and load a stack of A4 size paper. Push the guides until they rest against the paper.
  • Connect one terminal of the power cord to the rear of the printer and attach the other terminal into an electrical socket.
  • Press the Power button and turn on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.
  • Now, click the link given on this site to download and install the printer software on your computer.

HP Laserjet 2420
Driver

The printer drivers play a vital role in a printer to perform its functionalities. The drivers for the HP Laserjet 2420 printer is the Universal Print Driver that are print-only drivers. Click the link given on this site to download the printer drivers and software. From the downloaded folder look for the setup file and proceed to install the printer drivers. You can also use the installation CD-ROM provided with the printer to install the drivers and software in your computer. Before you download the printer drivers, ensure that you have enough storage memory on your computer.


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HP Laserjet 2420 Wired setup

  • Press the Power button and switch on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.
  • Install the Universal Print Driver for your printer and select the connection type as wired network connection during the installation.
  • Connect the network cable into the 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer and keep the printer in the Ready state. Launch the HP Installer screen and select Add a local printer.
  • Select Next and wait until the printer finds the available prints.
  • Select Create a new port, click HP Standard TCP/IP Port, and then select Next.
  • Click Next in the Port Wizard window and enter the IP address and Port name in the respective fields.
  • Select Next and then click Finish to complete the port creation process. Now, click Set as the default printer to set your printer as the default printer.
  • Print a test page from your computer to ensure that the printer is connected to your computer.

How to Connect HP Laserjet 2420 USB to PC

  • Power on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Download the printer drivers and software from the link given on this site.
  • You can also install the printer software and drivers using the installation CD-ROM provided with the printer package.
  • During installation, select the connection type as the USB cable connection.
  • Connect one terminal of the USB cable into the printer’s port and connect another terminal into the computer’s USB port.
  • Now, click Finish to complete the printer installation process.
  • Install the toner cartridges into the ink cartridge slots and load papers into the input tray.
  • Print a sample page to ensure proper USB cable connection on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.

HP Laserjet 2420 How to print

  • Turn on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Do not use external adapters to connect the printer’s power cord into the electric supply.
  • Download and install the HP Laserjet 2420 printer drivers and software from the link given on this site.
  • Launch the HP Installer from the Downloads folder and proceed to install the printer drivers. During the installation of the printer software, choose the connection type as a USB cable connection.
  • Connect the HP Laserjet 2420 printer to your computer using the USB cable.
  • Open the document or picture that you want to print on your computer and click the File menu.
  • Under the File menu, click the Print option, or you can press the Ctrl and P keys simultaneously to launch the print settings screen.
  • In the printers tab, select your HP Laserjet 2420 printer and customize your required print settings.
  • You can make the required settings like the paper size, paper orientation, and print color type. Select OK to confirm the print settings made.
  • Now, you can collect the printed documents from the output tray.

HP Laserjet 2420 Printer Toner Cartridge

The HP Laserjet 2420 printer uses the toner ink cartridges. Replace the toner cartridges when you notice low or empty toner ink cartridges in the printer. Lift and open the scanner assembly to reach inside the ink cartridge area. Install the toner ink cartridge into the slots, and you can print pictures or documents from your computer.

HP Laserjet 2420 Toner replacement

  • Lift open the HP Laserjet 2420 printer’s scanner assembly.
  • Open the top lid and uninstall the toner cartridge from the cartridge slot.
  • Uncover a new toner cartridge from the package and discard the old toner cartridge for recycling.
  • Locate and remove the orange clip on the new ink toner cartridge.
  • Grasp both sides of the new toner ink cartridge, and then give a shake to distribute the toner powder.
  • Peel off the sealing tape from the toner cartridge by bending the tab present on the left side.
  • Install the new toner ink cartridge in the ink cartridge slots and then push the toner cartridge until it is firmly settled.
  • Close the top access door and lower the scanner assembly.
  • Now, power on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer by connecting to the power supply.
  • Try printing a sample page to ensure that the toner ink cartridges are correctly installed.

HP Laserjet 2420 Toner Refill

To refill the toner ink cartridge, follow the simple and quick guidelines given below.

  • Uninstall the toner cartridge from the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.
  • Place the toner ink cartridge on a safe and flat surface to refill the ink cartridge. Hold the ink cartridge in an upright position and make a refill hole for your toner cartridge.
  • Empty the leftover toner powder from the toner ink cartridge and shake the toner bottle to loosen the toner powder.
  • Remove the seal and cap to open the toner bottle. Now, place a funnel in the refill hole. Insert the toner cartridge bottle and fill the toner powder in the toner ink cartridge.
  • When you complete refilling, simply seal the refilling hole using duct tape.
  • Now, insert the toner ink cartridges into the ink cartridge chamber and close the scanner assembly.
  • Open a file or photo and try printing sample page to make sure that the toner cartridge is appropriately refilled.

HP Laserjet 2420 Printing Problems

Unable to print through a network in Windows computer

  • On your computer, click Network and Internet and select Manage Advanced Sharing Settings.
  • Under the Network Discovery, click Turn on network discovery, and then select Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices check box.
  • Select Turn on file and printer sharing from the File and printer sharing.
  • Click Save or Save Changes and then reconnect the 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer to the private network.
  • Now, try to print.

The print job is slow in the print queue.

  • Power on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.
  • Reinstall the printer drivers from the link given on this site.
  • On your computer, open the file containing the HP Laserjet 2420 printer.
  • Click on the printer name and remove the printer from the printers list.
  • Re-add the printer to the list and try printing a sample page.

HP Laserjet 2420 Printer Paper Jam

  • Pull and open the ink scanner assembly to reach inside the printer.
  • Remove the bits of paper that are jammed inside the printer.
  • Make sure that you remove every tiny bit of paper from the access area.
  • Pull out the paper input tray and remove the paper jammed in the input tray.
  • You can avoid tearing of any whole page stuck on the input tray by using both the hands to remove the papers jammed inside the printer.
  • Load clean papers into the input tray and power on the printer.
  • Now, open a document or photo on your computer and select print.
  • Print a sample page to ensure that the error is completely fixed.
  • If the error persists, service the HP Laserjet 2420 printer in a certified service center.

HP Laserjet 2420 Printer Offline

  • Power on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer by pressing the Power button.
  • Load sufficient papers into the paper input tray.
  • Install the toner ink cartridge into the ink cartridge chamber.
  • Wait until the HP Laserjet 2420 printer is silent before you perform to the next step.
  • With the printer powered on, detach the power cable from the printer and the power supply.
  • Wait for 10-15 seconds and proceed to re-establish the connection.
  • Plug in the power cord back into the electrical outlet and the printer.
  • Press the Power button and power back the printer.
  • The factory defaults will be restored on your 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer and try to print a sample page.

HP Laserjet 2420 Driver Not Installing

  • Turn on the HP Laserjet 2420 printer by pressing the Power button.
  • There are two convenient methods in which you can install the printer drivers on your computer.
  • Using Installation CD-ROM: Make use of the installation CD-ROM provided with the printer package. Load the CD-ROM in the CD drive and launch the installer. Follow the guided steps to install the printer drivers on your computer.
  • Using the link given on this site: You can download the printer drivers by clicking the link provided on this site and proceed to install the printer software. The installer will be launched on your computer.
  • During the installation, choose the connection type and proceed to install the printer software.
  • Do not try to install the printer software over a public network.
  • Install the drivers by accepting the end user agreements.
  • Make sure that the power source is not interrupted while you try installing the 123.hp.com/lj2420 printer drivers on your computer.