ePrint set up and security

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In this article:
Set up your ePrint-enabled printer ›
Find your printer's e-mail address ›
Register your printer at the ePrintCenter  ›
Managing ePrint security ›
Find an ePrint-enabled printer for your business ›
Learn more ›

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Introduction: Now you can print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere.1 With HP ePrint, you can print e-mail, office documents, presentations, and photos directly to an HP ePrint-enabled printer. The steps below will show you how to set up HP ePrint, and keep your documents safe and secure.

Set up your ePrint-enabled printer

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Begin setup by pressing the wrench icon on your printer's display screen.
Screen shot showing Wireless Setup Wizard option
Navigate to the Network option and then to Wireless. Press ON. Use the arrows to select Wireless Setup Wizard.
Before you can activate HP ePrint, you must connect your printer to a wireless network. Once connected you'll need to activate the printer's Web Services. We'll show you how using the HP Officejet Pro 8600, though the steps are similar for most HP ePrint-enabled printers.
•  Begin by pressing the wrench icon on your printer's display screen.
•  Use the arrows to navigate to the Network option, and then to Wireless. Press ON.
•  Next, use the arrows to select Wireless Setup Wizard. You will be asked to choose your network and enter your password.
•  That's it! You're now connected to your local network.
Your printer will now print a page that includes a special code to use when registering your printer online at the HP ePrintCenter for increased management of your ePrint settings.

Find your printer's e-mail address

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To find your printer's e-mail address, begin by pressing the Web Services button on the printer's main display screen.
After you've enabled the printer's Web Services, you can view its exclusive e-mail address—no PC needed.
•  Begin by pressing the Web Services button on the printer's main display screen. The icon is located at the top left corner of the screen and looks like a piece of paper with circles behind it.
•  Your e-mail address will now be shown on the printer's display screen.
(These steps are for an HP Officejet ePrint-enabled printer. Steps will vary depending on your printer type and model. Check your printer's manual for specific instructions).

Register your printer at the ePrintCenter

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To register at the HP ePrintCenter, first click on the Sign In button on the ePrintCenter home screen.
Registering at the HP ePrintCenter allows you to have more control over your ePrint account and settings. For example, from the ePrintCenter you can:
•  Manage who is allowed to print to your printer
•  Fine-tune printing options such as color and paper size
•  Reset your printer's e-mail address
•  View your print job history
Registering is easy from your computer. Just go to the HP ePrintCenter.
1.  Click on the Sign In button on the ePrintCenter home screen
2.  Click Create an account
3.  Enter your information and select Create Account
4.  After you've signed up, click on the Add printer option
Enter the special code from the printout you received when you connected to your local network, and press OK when finished.
If you need to reprint your code, you can do it either via the Setup>Web Services Setup>Printer Email Address menu, or on other printers via the ePrint icon on the front panel display. Simply select the ePrint icon and press the Print button on the ePrint Status screen.

Managing ePrint security

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Register your printer at the ePrintCenter, and specify who is allowed to print to your printer—up to 500 e-mail addresses.
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HP sends attachments over a secure connection to your printer to protect your data
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It's a good idea to only give out the e-mail address of your printer to people you know and trust.
Who can use ePrint on my printer?
•  When you first enable ePrint, the printer is in "unlocked mode," which allows anyone who knows your printer's e-mail address to print to it using the ePrint service.
•  You can lock ePrint to make it more secure. Register your printer at the ePrintCenter, and specify who is allowed to print to your printer—up to 500 e-mail addresses.
•  Whether you're using ePrint in unlocked or locked mode, it's a good idea to keep the e-mail address of your printer confidential—only give it out to people you know and trust.
How do I keep my data safe?
•  HP sends attachments over a secure connection to your printer to protect your data, but cannot ensure the security of e-mail before they receive it.
•  Note: HP does not filter or control the e-mails or content and cannot be held responsible for such e-mails or content.
How do I prevent spam?
•  ePrint assigns a random e-mail address to your printer that follows a government standard for providing anonymous addresses.
•  To help keep your e-mail address confidential, register online at ePrintCenter. You can change your settings to locked mode, and then add e-mail addresses to your list of authorized senders.
•  Don't use the printer's e-mail address to register for other online sites.

Find an ePrint-enabled printer for your business

HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One
HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One ›
•  Print, copy, scan, fax
•  2.5" color touchscreen
•  35-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF)
•  ISO speeds up to 18 pages per minute (ppm) black, 13 color2
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Premium e-All-in-One
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Premium e-All-in-One ›
•  Print, copy, scan, fax
•  4.3" color touchscreen with gesturing
•  50-sheet ADF
•  ISO speeds up to 20 ppm black, 16 color2
HP LaserJet Pro 100 Color MFP M175nw
HP LaserJet Pro 100 Color MFP M175nw ›
•  Print, copy, scan, fax
•  2-line LCD (text)
•  35-sheet ADF
•  ISO speeds up to 17 ppm black, 4 ppm color3

Learn more

•  Get help troubleshooting ePrint.
•  See how HP ePrint can boost business.
•  Discover how to recycle your HP cartridges and printers.