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* Hardware Setup For 6970

  1. Begin the 6970 process by carefully taking out the HP Printer from the Packaging Box. Along with that, ensure that you have removed all the packaging material.
  2. Besides that, remove all the plastic tapes from every section with due care so as not to damage your HP Printer. 
  3. Now, place the Printer on a flat, stable location and set its Paper Tray. Subsequently, load it with A4 size plain white Sheets.
  4. Next, you should set the Ink Cartridges and fill it properly.
  5. Thereafter, connect your Printer to a Power Source like a wall socket with its Power Cord. Then, press its Power button to turn it “On” for 6970.
  6. As a result, you will notice its Power Lamp and Control/ Display Panel lits up. At the same time, 6970 will start its Initialization process. 
  7. Once this process completes, it requires you to access your Printer’s Control/ Display Panel. Now, complete Setup of its Settings. In other words, select Language; Country/ Region; Self-managed etc.
  8. Then, wait while the Settings apply to your Printer.
  9. Thereafter, 6970 requires you to configure its connection and Install Drivers. 

Wireless Setup For 6970 6970


  1. In order to proceed with the 6970 process, connect your HP Printer with a Wireless Network. For this, turn on your Router and ensure its proper functioning. Along with that, connect your Computer to the same “Network”.
  2. Now, turn on the Printer by pressing its Power button. 
  3. Next, you should ensure that the Printer is not hooked up with the Router or Computer by means of an Ethernet or USB Cable respectively. 
  4. At the same time, procure your Wireless Network’s Name (SSID) and Password. You will need them during the 6970 process.
  5. After that, go to the Printer’s Control Panel. Then, access its Home screen by touching the Home icon on the Panel.
  6. Thereafter, tap on the Wireless icon on the Home screen. 
  7. As a result, you will notice the Wireless Lamp starts flashing next to the Touchscreen.
  8. Now, navigate the following window and locate ‘Settings” icon. As such, tap on it to proceed with the 6970 process.
  9. Next, you should tap on “Wireless Settings”.
  10. Thereafter, touch “Wireless Setup Wizard” to proceed further.
  11. Consequently, will search for the available “Networks” within range. After that, it will display a list of detected Networks. 
  12. Hence, choose your Network’s Name from this list and tap on “OK”.
  13. Subsequently, enter your Network’s Security Password accurately. Then, tap “OK”.
  14. As a result, 6970 will connect the HP Printer with your Network. Hence, wait for the same.
  15. Once the configuration process completes, you will notice the Wireless Lamp is lit and stable. Therefore, select “Finish” or “Done” on the Control Panel to exit the Setup Wizard. 6970

* HP Printer Driver Download 

  1. First and foremost, power up your “Computer” that you want to use for commanding your HP Printer. 
  2. At the same time, ensure that it is connected to a stable, high-speed Internet Connection. 
  3. Now, open an Internet Browser that you commonly use on your Computer. For instance, Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. 
  4. Thereafter, access the HP Printer Setup’s official website. For this, type in “” in your Browser’s Address Bar. Then, hit the “Enter” key. 
  5. As a result, you will get the required webpage for 6970.  This window showcases a “Search Bar” prompting you to enter your Pinter’s Model Number. Hence, enter “HP Officejet Pro 6970” in this box correctly. 
  6. Then, click on the “Search’ tab located next to the “Search Bar”.
  7. Consequently, 6970 will open up on your system for downloading the required Driver Software. Here, you will find a secure download link. Hence, click on “Download” and start the downloading process.
  8. Since this process will take time. Therefore, wait for it to complete successfully. 

HP Printer Driver Installation

* For Windows

  1. To begin with, navigate your system to locate the downloaded Driver Software. You will find the same at your computer’s default download location which is usually the “Downloads” folder. 
  2. Now, double-click on the downloaded file to open it.
  3. As a result, a Security Warning pop-box will appear on your screen. Hence, click on “Run” to initiate the 6970 process. 
  4. Next, you will get the User Account Control menu box. This window seeks your permission to make necessary changes on your computer. Hence, click “Yes” and permit the same.
  5. Thereafter, click “Continue” to proceed with 6970. 
  6. The following window prompts you for Software Selection. Hence, click on the  “Customize Software Selection” tab. 
  7. As a result, it will display a list of software available for installation. Hence, make an appropriate choice. Then, click “Next”.
  8. The next window provides you with the License Agreement. Therefore, cautiously review the terms for the same.
  9. After that, tick mark the checkbox for “I accept the terms in the License Agreement”. 
  10.  Then, click “Next”.
  11. Consequently, 6970 will begin the installation process. Hence, wait for its successful completion.
  12.  Then, click “Next”.
  13. Now, you will get the Connection Options window. This window requires you to make a selection between the  Wired or Wireless option. Hence, opt “Wireless” as you have configured your HP Printer wirelessly to the Network.
  14. Next, you should follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup for Network Connection properly.
  15. Thereafter, 6970 will complete the printer installation process. Hence, wait for the same.
  16. Finally, click “Finish” to complete the process. 
  17. Then, restart your computer. 

* Install Driver On Mac

  1. To begin with, navigate your system to locate the downloaded Driver Software. You will find the same at your computer’s default download location which is usually the “Downloads” folder. 
  2. Now, right-click on the downloaded file. Then, click on “Open” on the following pop-up box.
  3.  After that, you will get a Security Prompt. Hence, click on “Open”.
  4. On the following window, you will get the links for the “End User License Agreement” and “Privacy Statement”. Hence, click on the links one-by-one to open it. Thereafter, carefully read the terms and close the documents. 
  5. Subsequently, accept the terms. For this, tick mark the corresponding checkboxes. 
  6. Thereafter, click “Continue” and proceed with the 6970 process. 
  7. On the next window, you will get instructions to properly turn on your Printer and connect it to the Network. Therefore, closely follow the instructions and complete the setup.
  8. Additionally, you must confirm that both your Mac Device and HP Printer are configured on the same “Network”. 
  9. However, in case if it detects that your Printer and Computer are not available on the same “Network”. Then, you will get a “Restore Printer’s Network Settings” pop-up box. Hence, click “Yes” if that is the case. Else, select “No”.
  10. Now, complete the Network Setup by following the on-screen instructions.
  11. Subsequently, you will get a list of all the Driver Software available for installation. Hence, make an appropriate selection for 6970. 
  12. Next, you should click on the “Install” button and initiate the “Installation” process.
  13. Thereafter, enter the Mac Administrator Login Username and Password correctly. Then, click “OK”.
  14. After that, click  “Continue”.
  15. Consequently, it will start the “Installation” process. Hence, wait for its successful completion. 
  16. Then, restart your Mac device.