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Bluetooth Printing

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Introduction

This document contains information about connecting and printing to the product using a Bluetooth enabled computer.
You must have Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 and either the Microsoft Bluetooth Protocol Stack or the Widcomm Bluetooth Protocol Stack installed to connect the product. You might have both the Microsoft Stack and the Widcomm Stack on your computer, but you will only use one of them to connect the product.
NOTE:The only software functionality available with a Bluetooth connection is printing. You cannot scan or perform software-based copying over a Bluetooth connection. However, stand-alone copy and scan functions are still available.

Bluetooth Printing

Follow these steps to print using a Bluetooth enabled device.

Step one: Turn on the product Bluetooth and make sure that it is discoverable

Follow these steps to turn on Bluetooth Radio from the product control panel.
NOTE:When Bluetooth Radio is on, the Bluetooth indicator light () on the product control panel will be on and blue.
  1. Press the Setup button ().
  2. Press the Down Arrow button () to select Bluetooth Menu, and then press OK.
  3. Press the Down Arrow button () to select Bluetooth Radio, and then press OK.
  4. Press the Down Arrow button () or Up Arrow button () to select On, and then press OK.
  5. Press the Up Arrow button () to select Visibility, and then press OK.
  6. Press the Down Arrow button () or Up Arrow button () to select Visible to All, and then press OK.
NOTE:While navigating the Bluetooth menu, review the device name (Photosmart C309 series) and Device address (varies by product), as this information could be useful in the next step.

Step two: Establish a connection to the product

Use one of these methods to print using a Bluetooth enabled device.
If you have Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed, the computer has the Microsoft Bluetooth Protocol Stack. Follow these steps to connect and print using the Microsoft stack.
  1. Make sure that the computer is on. If you are using an external Bluetooth adapter for the computer, attach the Bluetooth adapter to a USB port on the computer.
    NOTE:If you have Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 installed, the Bluetooth drivers install automatically. If you are prompted to select a Bluetooth profile, select HCRP.
  2. Make sure that you have installed the product software on the computer.
    IMPORTANT: The purpose of installing the software is to make sure that the print driver is available for the Bluetooth connection. If you have already installed the software, you do not need to reinstall it.
  3. Add the product:
      1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start, and then double-click Printers and Faxes.
      2. Click Add a Printer.
      3. Click Next, and then select A Bluetooth Printer.
      4. Select your product, and then click Next.
      5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
      6. Print a document as you normally would.
      1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon (), click Control Panel, and then double-click Printers.
      2. Click Add a Printer.
      3. Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.
      4. Select your product, and then click Next.
      5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
      6. Print a document as you normally would.
      1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon (), and then click Devices and Printers.
      2. Click Add a Printer.
      3. Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer.
      4. Select your product, and then click Next.
      5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
      6. Print a document as you normally would.
    Follow these steps if you cannot find the product to install:
    1. On the product control panel, press Setup ().
    2. Press the Down Arrow button () to select Bluetooth Menu, and then press OK.
    3. Press the Down Arrow button () to select Reset Bluetooth, and then press OK.
    4. Make sure that the Bluetooth Radio is on (see the step to turn on Bluetooth, and then make sure that it is discoverable).
If you have an HP computer with Bluetooth built in, or if you have installed an HP Bluetooth adapter, the computer has the Widcomm stack. Follow these steps to connect and print using the Widcomm stack.
  1. Make sure that the computer is on. If you are using an external Bluetooth adapter for the computer, attach the Bluetooth adapter to a USB port on the computer.
  2. Make sure that you have installed the product software on your computer.
    IMPORTANT: The purpose of installing the software is to make sure that the print driver is available for the Bluetooth connection. If you have already installed the software, you do not need to reinstall it.
  3. Click the My Bluetooth Places icon on the desktop or in the taskbar.
  4. Depending on your operating system, click View devices in range or Add a Device.
  5. Double-click your product to finish the installation.
  6. Print a document as you normally would.
Follow these steps if the connection fails:
  1. Right-click the Bluetooth icon in the system tray.
  2. Click Show Bluetooth devices.
  3. Click Add a device.
    A list of Bluetooth-enabled products displays.
  4. Select your product from the list, and then click Add.
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