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HP office jet 8720
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I want to assign an static IP address as my printer is always going off line. I need to make sure I can access the ews page to do so when I try to use a browser to reach it using the ip address for my pc  It won't access it. I need to grant permission for it to do so so my fire wall won't block it is this the trouble?

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@Webbstevenator 

 

While the printer is "online", that is, on the network, access the EWS for it using the IP address of the printer.

 

Example - Officejet Pro 8630 > Network

Settings are perhaps a bit different in the 8720 but should be recognizable.

HP_8630_EWS_Network_Static_IP_1.jpgHP_8630_EWS_Network_Static_IP_1

 

References

 

 Printing Self-Test Pages

Section Print a Network Configuration Page  (Includes the IP address)

 

Using a Wireless Network Test Report

 

 

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Reference and Resources – Places to find (more) help and learn about your Printer

Printer Homepage – “Things that are your printer”

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HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), User Guides, Product Information, more

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 All-in-One Printer series

 

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