Glance at the Setup Guide for Printing

Our world is filled with all the technical advancements that humans could have ever imagined. But the best thing about this digital world is the variety that it offers. Tons of brands to choose from, tons of products to decide for, and choosing the correct one that would be best for us.

One of the many brands in the world is Hewlett Packard or HP, which is renowned as the leading brand to have manufactured and launched the most tech-savvy products over the years. It cannot be denied that the brand has no alternative when it comes to providing the best tech.

It designs and produces computers, scanners, printers, fax machines, and several other products, including many software solutions that would help you improve your experiences with its other hardware products.

We were going through the list of products and we figured that HP printers draw in a pretty large amount of revenue along with the most of user utility. And for some unknown reason, we shifted our focus to the HP OfficeJet Pro 6968 printer models.

Therefore, here, in this part of the read, we’ll be taking you through an exclusive information journey about the OJ Pro 6968 including the setup steps you’d have to undergo on

Moving on, you would get to know the features of the OJ Pro 6968 printers along with the items included in the printer hardware package, the hardware installation procedure, and details about the printer drivers.

In addition to that, we have procured data to help you with the driver installation procedure to complete the software setup, followed by steps for a Windows setup, a Mac setup, and the wireless setup.

And to add more, we have also put in small sections to help you troubleshoot the most frequently occurring issues with the HP OJ Pro 6968 journey. Thus, we believe you should not wait any more, and dig right in.

Major traits that make OJ Pro 6968 exclusive

Here, in this part of the read, we’ll be walking you through a small list of all the traits that the brand has incorporated into the printer to make it worth your time:

  • 600 X 1200 dpi is the set resolution for all your printed outputs.
  • It caters to your copying, faxing, printing, and scanning needs.
  • Color prints give out 10 ppm and black prints give out 18 ppm print speed.
  • You get to print with your mobile devices and get auto-duplexing results.
  • Scanning resolution is pre-determined at 1200 dpi on the printer.
  • Easy is set up for an efficient printing experience.
  • Printer control panel with 2.65 CGD touch-screen.
  • On the printer input tray, you get to align up to 225 printing sheets at once.
  • The exclusive draft mode speeds up the process- 26ppm for color and 30 ppm for black.

What do you get in the hardware package?

Well, it is a given that the OJ Pro 6968 would need some help to function efficiently, and therefore, we thought before you take you to the section for the software setup, we’d help you know the items that come along the printer:

  • HP OJ Pro 6968 printer
  • Power cords or cables
  • USB cables
  • Ink cartridges
  • Introductory user manual
  • Warrant card for a year

And now that you know what you’ll get with the hardware package, we think it’s best if you know how to set up the printer hardware to further move on to the software setup:

  1. Get all the hardware items out of the box and unwrap them.
  2. Follow the user manual to put all the hardware in place.
  3. Connect the power cable to a power source and turn it on.
  4. Make sure all the printer lights are on, as directed.

Get an in-depth understanding- printer driver installation

As all tech products have some pre-determined requirement, the software setup too, has a few, let us help you with knowing what they are:

  • Make sure you know the OS version in-use
  • Keep in mind that you’d need a reliable Internet range
  • Ensure that the drivers you choose have system compatibility

Now that you know what you would have to keep an eye for, we thought we’d walk you through the steps of getting the printer drivers on the exclusively created website by HP:

  1. Choose a mobile device or a computer for printing.
  2. Connect it to the current Internet network.
  3. Now launch a web browser and get into
  4. Look for compatible printer drivers for your device.
  5. On finding them, download and run the files to install them.
  6. Link your device to the printer and initiate a test print.

Setup procedure for Windows to use OJ Pro 6968

Well, there are a few things that we haven’t mentioned yet, and one of them is the procedure to set up your printer on a Windows device. Therefore, this part of the read caters to just that:

  1. Go forth and turn your Windows device and the printer on.
  2. Get into a browser and then to
  3. Tap on the “Play Store” icon and download HP Easy Start.
  4. Launch the application and look for the necessary drivers.
  5. Download them and retain the location data of the files.
  6. Go on to extract and run the files for a complete installation.
  7. Post-installation, finish up with the Wizard Setup.
  8. Choose the mode of device connection and wrap up.

Steps to setup OJ Pro 6968 drivers on a Mac computer

Here, in this part of the read, we decided to help you go through the procedural steps for getting the required printer drivers and completing the software installation for your HP OfficeJet Pro 6968 printers:

  1. Turn your Mac device on and ensure a compatible OS version.
  2. Connect it to a good and strong Internet network.
  3. Launch a web browser to further get into
  4. Hit the “App Store” icon to get redirected to download HP Easy Start.
  5. Look for and download the necessary printer drivers supported by the OS.
  6. Extract the downloaded files and run them to finish the installation.
  7. And finish up with the process by choosing an operational network.

Get an idea for setting up the printer’s wireless network

Here, in this section, we’ve focused on helping you create a wireless connection between your printer and your device, which will help you with experiencing wireless printing:

Setting up with HP Smart App

  1. Power up your 6968 printers and the linking device.
  2. Install the said app from either the Play Store or the App Store.
  3. Launch the app after installing and make required changes in its settings.
  4. And add your printer by following the prompts that come up.
  5. Wait for the addition and wrap up the ongoing wireless setup.

Setting up with Wireless Setup Wizard

  1. As usual, turn the printer and the chosen device (to be linked) on.
  2. Go into the menu for the “Wireless” tab from the touch panel.
  3. Choose the “Wireless Setup Wizard” to access the list of networks.
  4. Choose the name of the Wi-Fi that you would want to get on.
  5. Complete the wireless setup by following all the onscreen prompts.

We think you should know that somehow both these procedures can be related to, well, it is all about setting up the printer software to have an entirely tech-savvy printing experience.

Fixing the HP OJ Pro 6968 Printer Diagnose issue

Here, in this part of the read, we have included the procedure to fix a very frequent issue experienced by users of 6968 printers- the Printer Diagnose problem:

  1. Post completion of the, ensure having the HP Print and Scan app.
  2. After it’s installed, go on to run the program files and hit on the option reading “Start”.
  3. Head into the printer touch panel and choose between “Fix Printing” or “Fix Scanning”.

Get rid of HP OfficeJet Pro 6968 not activating issue

In the following section, we’ve put in the explicit steps that will help you overcome the issue where your HP OJ Pro 6968 printers do not activate even after successful completion of the setup procedure:

  1. Detach the USB cable from the printer as well as the power source.
  2. Make sure you are on a highly efficient power supply network.
  3. Go forth and reattach the USB cable and switch the printer on.


The detailed read above has been focused on helping you understand the leading tech brand in the global market- HP, along with the products it offers and some more significant details. As you keep on reading, you get to know that we have chosen a particular HP Printer model to discuss- the HP OfficeJet Pro 6968.

Reading on you’d find the major traits of the said printer, the hardware equipment sent to you by HP on your printer purchase, the steps to set it up, the setup procedure, the printer driver installation process on both Windows and Mac and so much more.

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