HP Officejet 4620 - Test fax setup

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Test fax setup

You can test your fax setup to check the status of the printer and to make sure it is set up
correctly for faxing. Perform this test after you have completed setting up the printer for faxing.
The test does the following:

Tests the fax hardware

Verifies the correct type of phone cord is connected to the printer

Checks that the phone cord is plugged into the correct port

Checks for a dial tone

Checks for an active phone line

Tests the status of your phone line connection

The printer prints a report with the results of the test. If the test fails, review the report for
information on how to fix the problem and rerun the test.

To test fax setup via the printer control panel
Set up the printer for faxing according to your particular home or office setup instructions.
2. Make sure the ink cartridges are installed, and that full-size paper is loaded in the input tray

before starting the test.

3. From the Home screen, press the (Setup) button.
4. Using the buttons on the right, scroll to and select Tools, and then select Run Fax Test.

The printer displays the status of the test on the display and prints a report.

5. Review the report.

If the test passes and you are still having problems faxing, check the fax settings listed in
the report to verify the settings are correct. A blank or incorrect fax setting can cause
problems faxing.

If the test fails, review the report for more information on how to fix any problems found.


Test fax setup


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Network setup (HP Officejet 4620

e-All-in-One series)

You can manage network settings for the printer through the printer control panel as described in
the next section. Additional advanced settings are available in the embedded web server,
a configuration and status tool you access from your web browser using an existing network
connection to the printer. For more information, see Embedded web server (HP Officejet 4620 e-
All-in-One series).
This section contains the following topics:

Set up the printer for wireless communication

Change basic network settings

Change advanced network settings

Set up the printer for wireless communication

You can set up the printer for wireless communication.
This section contains the following topics:

Before you begin

Set up the printer on your wireless network

Set up the printer using the HP printer software (Recommended)

Set up the printer using WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)

Set up the printer using the embedded web server (EWS)

Change the connection type

Test the wireless connection

Guidelines for ensuring wireless network security

Guidelines for reducing interference on a wireless network

NOTE: If you encounter problems connecting the printer, see Solve wireless problems (HP
Officejet 4620 e-All-in-One series)

TIP: For more information about setting up and using the printer wirelessly, visit the HP
Wireless Printing Center (www.hp.com/go/wirelessprinting).

Before you begin

Before you begin setting up the wireless connection, check the following:

The wireless network is set up and functioning correctly.

The printer and the computers that use the printer are on the same network (subnet).

While connecting the printer, you might be prompted to enter the wireless network name (SSID)
and a wireless password:

The wireless network name is the name of your wireless network.

The wireless password prevents other people from connecting to your wireless network
without your permission. Depending on the level of security required, your wireless network
might use either a WPA key or WEP passphrase.

If you have not changed the network name or the security passkey since setting up your wireless
network, you can sometimes find them on the back or side of the wireless router.
If you cannot find the network name or the security passkey or cannot remember this information,
see the documentation available with your computer or with the wireless router. If you still cannot
find this information, contact your network administrator or the person who set up the wireless