Setup HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Scanner on Mac OS – 8710

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Setup Scanner on Mac – 8710

To scan documents and photos into the MAC, you must first accomplish the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 setup ( 8710) for the scanner on the computer. For this, you can use the HP Easy Scan app, available on the manufacturer’s website. The process is rather simple. Just connect the MAC and printer to the network, and install the relevant driver from HP’s website to complete the scanner setup.

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 setup - 8710

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 setup – 8710

Software and drivers

  • Download the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 driver and launch the software, to setup the connection to the printer, go to the HP website and enter the model number of your printer.
  • Thereafter, the on-screen instructions will advise you with steps to complete the installation
  • Get the HP Easy Scan app from the App Store in English
  • Sometimes, instead of HP Easy Scan the HP Scan software might install; this also depends on the printer’s age and the version of the operating system
  • Then instead of abandoning the process, first complete the installation of the software
  • After that use either the Apple Image Capture or the HP Scan Software
  • In the Mac OS and OS X the Apple Image Capture is a preinstalled app that supports most scan functions
  • For the OS X 10.11 and earlier versions, the HP full feature scanning software is mostly included in the driver package

Scanning on the printer device itself

  • Once you have completed the 8710 scanner software, place the photo or document or the media that you wish to print, face down on the printer’s scanning glass
  • Use the automatic document feeder to scan multiple pages at a single time

Note: If you load photos into the ADF, the pictures could get damaged

  • Try scanning from the printer directly with the help of the touchscreen Scan menu
  • When prompted enter the name of your computer and then the type of the scan job that you wish to accomplish
  • Go back to the computer after the printer has completed the scanning
  • The scanned file is saved to a particular folder. Most often this opens up automatically
  • A file name with ‘Scan’ in it will be present. Just click on it to view the scanned material

Using the MAC to scan

  • On the MAC computer look for ‘Scan’
  • A list of results with the HP Easy Scan software option will be displayed; click it open
  • From the ‘Scanner’ dropdown, choose your printer’s name
  • Click ‘Scan’ after selecting the scan job type in the ‘Presets’ tab
  • On the left panel, select the thumbnail version of the scanned item
  • Straighten the scan, crop the size or adjust the colors with the ‘Edit’ option
  • From the bottom right of the window click on ‘Send’
  • Thereafter, you just have to choose the folder where you want to place the scanned media
  • In the ‘Prefix’ field, confirm a scan file name in the next window
  • Browse to the folder you want to save the file to by clicking on ‘Where’ and then finally, on ‘Save’
  • The HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 setup for scanner also lets you scan multi-page photos and documents in one single PDF file.

DATE: Sep 8, 2018
AUTHOR: Tania Brejo
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