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How to change my HP 6978 printer IP address from Manual to Automatic?

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How to change my printer's IP address from Manual to Automatic?

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@pete_hubb-6978, Welcome to HP Support Community!

 

The printer is set to automatic IP by default. 

 

Here is how you set manual IP-

 

The steps on how to set a manual IP address can be found here.

For the DNS servers please use 8.8.8.8 for the Manual Preferred DNS Server and 8.8.4.4 for the Alternate DNS server. These are Google’s public DNS servers.

 

I hope that answers your concern adequately. Let me know!

 

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