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Unboxing and Setting Up – Let Us Help!

Like setting up any other printer out there, setting up this printer is straightforward. Start by unboxing the printer. Then, load the paper and turn on the printer. Download and run the printer software on your computer, and you can complete the remaining steps of the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup by following the instructions on the software screen. It is that easy. Read the instructions below to get detailed information.

  • First, unbox the HP LaserJet printer. Ensure that you remove the packing materials from the printer without leaving a single piece of paper behind or damaging the printer parts, such as the scanner glass, display, etc.
  • Now, pull the tray out and load it with a stack of paper. Tray 1 can hold up to 100 sheets of paper, and tray two can hold up to 250 sheets.
  • Load the tray with the maximum limit marked. This will help you avoid paper jams and other paper-handling-related issues.
  • Slide the tray into the printer. Are you doing well? Great!
  • Do you wish to set up the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer on your computer over a wired (Ethernet) connection? Then, connect the Ethernet cable from your printer’s Ethernet port to the network device. If not, skip this step.
  • Now, it’s time to turn on the printer. Ensure to connect the printer’s power cord directly from its inlet to the electrical outlet.
  • Once the printer is on, the HP logo, followed by a list of languages, countries, or regions to select, will open one by one. Set the printer preferences by following the on-screen instructions.
    Unboxing And Setting
  • The HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer’s hardware setup is completed by completing this step.
  • Now, you can install the printer on your computer using the recommended printer software.

And there you go! You have set up the printer, and it is ready to meet all your printer-related needs.


We have explained the detailed steps on how to download and install the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup driver in the upcoming section. So, go ahead and read it to learn more.

Download And Install The Driver In No Time

The next thing you need to do once you’ve completed the first part of the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup, which is hardware setup, is installing the printer on your computer to start using it for your printer-related needs. Downloading and installing the printer driver is as easy as pie. However, using the latest driver for the setup is paramount because an incompatible or outdated driver can lead to driver installation-related issues. Need help finding the most compatible and latest HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer driver for your OS? Relax. We can understand your struggle. That’s why we created this section: to make the driver download and installation easier.

Click the “Driver for Windows or Mac” button below to download the most compatible and latest HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup driver.

Do you want to set up and access your printer from a computer running the most recent Windows or Mac OS version? Then, use the HP Smart app to perform the setup and access the printer from anywhere and anytime within the network range.

Driver Installation

Have you downloaded the most compatible and latest printer driver for your computer? Then, let’s install it to complete the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup.

  • Extract (if necessary) and run the downloaded printer driver file.
  • Select the drivers you wish to install when prompted.
  • You might be prompted to accept the license agreement to continue the driver installation.
  • Once the selected printer drivers are installed, the Connection Options screen will open.
  • Here, you can choose the connection type that you wish to use to set up the printer on your computer.
  • Connect your printer to the computer and finish the driver installation by following the on-screen instructions.
    Installing The Printer Driver

We believe that the information provided above helped you download and install the most compatible and latest HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup driver on your computer.

Need your Printer’s Manual?

If you’re new to the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer, then there is no better option than utilizing its user guide to learn more about it. Generally, the printer’s manual comes with almost all the information related to it. The manual covers everything from its control panel features to troubleshooting. Are you in search of your HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer manual? Then, your search ends here. Click the Manual Download button below to get a soft copy of your printer’s manual now!

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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw Wi-Fi Setup

Are you tired of dealing with cords and tangled wires when it comes to printing? Do you want the convenience and security of accessing your printer from anywhere within your network range?

Connect To An Existing Network

To An Existing Network

Connect HP Printer To New Wi-Fi

To A New Network

Prepare the printer for USB printing

Most people opt for wireless printing due to several reasons, like convenience, accessibility, mobility, etc. But if you want to access your HP LaserJet printer faster, more securely, and from a single computer, then we suggest setting it up using the USB cable. And the best thing is that the USB setup process is easier and faster to perform than setting up the printer for Wi-Fi communication. Here’s how to set up the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer for USB printing using the recommended full-feature driver:

  • Are you using a Windows computer? Then, ensure that you have not connected the devices (printer and computer) using the USB cable. If you have connected, unplug the cable.
  • If you’re looking to set up the printer on a Mac computer, first connect the LaserJet Pro MFP printer to your computer using the recommended USB cable and then run the downloaded driver file.
  • Now, download and run the recommended full-featured driver on your computer. Haven’t you downloaded the printer driver? No problem! Download it now by clicking the driver Download button above.
  • Install the basic drivers. Choose the USB option on the Connection Options screen, and connect your printer to the computer using the USB cable when prompted.
  • Install the printer driver by following the on-screen instructions.
    Prepare The Printer For Usb Setup

That’s it. This is how to set up your HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer for USB printing.

Print Smart with the HP Smart App

The mobile printing feature is also becoming more popular among users, like wireless printing. It is because of the convenient way to access the printer from anywhere and from a smartphone or tablet that is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the printer. The mobile printing setup is now even easier and faster thanks to HP’s HP Smart app. Now, if you’re searching for the right procedure on how to set up the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer for mobile printing using the HP Smart app, then your search ends here. Here’s how to get started:

  • Start by installing the HP Smart app on your smartphone.
  • You can install this app from your smartphone’s built-in app store. Have you installed the app? Good, only a few steps remain to complete your printer setup for mobile printing.
  • Connect your HP printer and smartphone or tablet to the same wireless network. It is critical for a smooth printer setup and printing experience from your smartphone to your printer.
  • After connecting the devices to the same network, open the HP Smart app.
  • Tap on the Plus icon, followed by Add Printer > Set Up a New Printer, to set up the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer on your computer.
  • If prompted, enable the mobile printing feature.
  • Once you have installed the printer on your smartphone using the HP Smart app, you are all set for mobile printing.
    Print Smart With The Hp Smart App In Mobile

See, setting up the HP printer for mobile printing is that easy. So, what are you waiting for? Set up your printer for mobile printing today and enjoy the convenience of smart printing.

Print like a Pro!

You have completed the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw setup but are unsure whether you have done the printer setup correctly. Then, we have a good idea for you to verify it. That’s printing an original with your printer. This will not only tell you to know whether the printer is set up and ready to print, but it will also tell you how good the printer’s print quality is. Sounds cool, right? Here’s how to print an original with your newly set up HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer.

  • First, turn on your printer if it is on.
  • Now, open the original (photo, file, or page in the browser) you want to print on your computer.
  • Do you want to make changes to the original you have opened for printing? Then do it now.
  • Once the original is ready, open the Print dialog box by using the keyboard shortcut or clicking the File menu and selecting the Print option.
  • You are in the Print dialog box, right? Ensure that your printer model is selected correctly.
  • Then, modify the default print settings and click Print.
    The Default Print Settings And Click Print

And there you go! The printer will start printing your original within a few seconds. Collect the printout from the output tray and see the print quality of your printer.

Digitalize your Important Files Now!

Looking for the perfect way to save your important data for future use? Then, you’re in the right section. Scanning is the best solution most printer experts suggest when it comes to securing a file or a document for future use. Most multi-functional printers that are available on the market support scanning. You’re in luck if you’re using an HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer. This printer comes with cool scanning functions, and the best part is that you can initiate the scan job from the printer’s control panel, computer, or smartphone. Here, we will help you learn how to scan an original with the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer using the HP scanner software for Mac (HP Easy Scan) from a Mac computer.

  • First, prepare the original you want to scan.
  • Next, place the prepared original on the scanner glass (prefer this if you want to scan only one side of the document) with its side facing down or in the document feeder with its side facing up (if you want to scan more than one page).
  • Have you loaded the original correctly? If yes, now open the HP Easy Scan software on your Mac computer.
  • First, verify if your printer is selected. If not, no problem! From the Printer drop-down menu, choose it.
  • Next, choose the scan type from the Presets drop-down menu. You can also customize the scan settings by selecting the Edit Settings option from the same drop-down menu.
  • After you’ve finished configuring the scan preferences, click Scan.
  • The printer will start scanning once it receives your scan job.
  • Once the scanning is done, you will see a preview of the scanned original on the software screen.
  • Do you want to improve the color or resolution of the scanned original? If yes, you can do it with a few clicks. Click on the Edit icon on the software screen, and there you go.
  • After making the necessary changes, you can either save the scanned original on your computer or share it with the person you want.
  • Click On The Scan Tab In Hp Printer

It is that easy and simple.

Copy Made Easy

Welcome to the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer, where making copies has never been easier! With just a few simple steps and taps, you can create a copy or copies of any original document or ID card.

  • To get started, make sure the printer has enough paper in the input tray.
  • Then, place the original you want to copy.
  • Once you’ve done that, it’s time to tap the Copy menu on your printer’s control panel.
  • What happens next? You’ll see a screen with two options: Document and ID Card.
  • Select the Document or ID Card option. Now, the copy preferences screen will open.
  • From there, you can configure the settings to your liking and tap Copy to start the copying process.
    Click On The Copy Tab In The App

It’s that easy! For more detailed instructions, just take a look below. Don’t hesitate to give it a try and see how easy it is to make copies with your HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer.

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw Troubleshooting

Are you facing printing issues or getting an error message like “Scanner is unavailable” when scanning an original?

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Printer Is Offline

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Printer Is Not Printing

HP Printer Scanner Not Working

Printer Is Not Scanning

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Printer Is Not Connecting To Wi-Fi

You Are Now A Printer Expert!

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