HP Envy 7830 Setup - Simple Steps To Configure

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With the ability to print, copy, scan, and fax, the HP Envy 7830 printer is worth a buy! This compact printer is most suited for your home office and supports duplex printing and scanning. It has all the right features for an office machine. The printer is user-friendly, with access to most of the features through the touchscreen. In this section, We will explain how to perform HP Envy 7830 setup in detail.

Hp Envy 7830 Setup
  • Connectivity: Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB, NFC
  • Data storage slot: SD card, USB port
  • Print speed: 15ppm (black), 10ppm (colour)
  • Document tray capacity: 125 sheets
  • Print quality: 4,800 x 1,200 dpi
  • Duplex: Yes

Contents Present:

  • The HP Envy 7830 printer
  • Ink cartridges (2)
  • Power cord
  • Documentation (User Guide and Setup Guide)

Hardware Installation:

  • Unpack the HP Envy 7830 printer from the carton.
  • Place the printer on a flat surface; ensure that the printer is placed close to the computer for easy connection.
  • Remove the protective tapes surrounding the printer body; discard them.
  • Unpack the power cord from the sealed packaging.
  • Connect the power cord to the main power source and to the rear end of the HP Envy 7830 printer.
  • Locate and remove the packaging material present inside the printer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • The printhead will come to the optimal position.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  • Remove the protective tape from the bottom of the cartridge.
  • Make sure that the latch of the cartridge slot is open for both.
  • Place the ink cartridges into their respective color slots.
  • Close the cartridge latch so it holds the cartridge in position.
  • Close the cartridge access door.
  • Open and pull the paper tray from the bottom of the printer.
  • Move the paper guides to the sides inside the paper tray.
  • Have a paper stack ready in hand.
  • Adjust the paper to ensure that there are no issues while printing.
  • Once the paper media is placed, adjust the paper guide in accordance with the edges of the paper.
  • Close the paper tray back into the printer.
  • Pull the paper extender tray manually from the top of the paper tray.

Software Setup

  • Make sure the HP Envy 7830 printer is connected to the wireless network.
  • Ensure that the computer is also connected to the same wireless network as the printer.
  • You must create an HP account to access all the functions of the printer.
  • Once the HP Smart app download is complete, run the installation.
  • Open HP Smart.
  • Usually, the app finds the printer automatically. If not, click the + button and add the HP printer to the app.
  • Complete the installation for the HP Envy 7830 printer.


The printer driver is essential if you want to perform tasks from your computer. You can download the printer driver easily from this page or from the official HP support page. Perform the installation and you are good to go. We have the steps to download the driver for Windows and Mac OS for you to have a better understanding.


  • Click the Driver Download button for Mac on this support page.
  • The driver will be downloaded immediately.
  • If you wish to download the driver from the official HP support page, you can do so.
  • Open the support page for HP Envy 7830.
  • Once the page opens, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • Click the Operating System drop-down list and select Mac.
  • Select the Mac OS version from the drop-down list and click the Change button.
  • Under the Driver-Product Installation Software section, click the Install button for HP Smart.
  • Now, the App Store page will open with HP Smart recommendations.
  • Click the Get button.


  • On this very page, click the Driver Download button.
  • The download will begin immediately and the driver file will be saved in your computer's downloads section.
  • You can also download the printer driver for your computer from the official HP support page.
  • Open the HP support page for the HP Envy 7830 printer.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • The HP support page detects the operating system you are using. If not, click Choose a different OS option and select Windows and the version as Windows 10.
  • Expand the Driver-Product Installation Software option.
  • Click the Install button for Install HP Smart and add your printer.
  • The page will be redirected to the Microsoft Support page.
  • Click the Install button.


  • Click the Download button under the Manual section, and the download will happen within seconds.
  • You can also download and have the Manual from the Official HP Support page.
  • Open the Support page for the HP printer.
  • Click the Manuals tab.
  • The PDF Manual document will open in a new tab.
  • Move the cursor to the top-right corner and click the Download button.


(NOTE: If you are selecting Wireless Setup Wizard, ensure that you have the wireless credentials ready. In case you opt for Wi-Fi Protected Setup, ensure that your router or access point has a WPS button).The best way to connect the HP Envy 7830 printer is through the WPS method.

Hp Envy 7830 Printer Wireless Setup
  • Ensure that the HP Envy 7830 printer is turned on.
  • Press the Wireless icon on the HP printer control panel.
  • Select Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • Within the next couple of seconds, press the WPS button located on your router.
  • After a while, the printer will be connected to the wireless network successfully.

Follow the prompts on the printer display and complete the setup.


The HP Envy 7830 printer supports scanning. To scan a document, you need to place the original on the printer.

  • The HP Envy 7830 printer is equipped with a scanner lid.
  • Open the scanner lid.
  • Make sure that you place the document with the print side facing down.
  • Adjust the document to the corner of the scanner glass.
  • Close the scanner lid and you are ready to go!


The simplest way to scan a document to your computer is from the printer control panel.

  • Load the original document with the printed side facing downwards.
  • Close the scanner lid.
  • Select the Scan option.
  • Choose the computer you want to send the scanned document to.
  • Choose the method of scan.
  • Tap the OK button.


  • Keep the original document you want to scan on the scanner glass of the HP Envy 7830 printer.
  • Open the HP printer software that is downloaded and installed on your computer.
  • Locate and click the Scan a Document or Photo option.
  • Select the method of scan you want.
  • Click Scan.
  • Choose the option Email as PDF or Email as JPEG. This will open the email application on your computer and you can see the attachment in the email section.


Throughout use, the HP Envy 7830 printer might encounter some hardware issues. Here, we are going to describe some of the issues you might face while operating the HP Envy 7830 printer and how to troubleshoot them with simple steps.

The printer going offline can be quite a task to fix. Here are two simple methods to ensure that the HP Envy 7830 printer doesn't go offline anymore.

Make HP Envy 7830 as Default

  • Open the Control Panel on your Windows computer.
  • In the Control Panel window, click the Hardware and Sound option.
  • Click the option Devices and Printers.
  • Now, perform a right-click on the HP Envy printer and select the option Set as default printer.

Delete pending print jobs

  • Click the Windows (Start) icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Click the Control Panel option from the list.
  • In the Control Panel window, click the Hardware and Sound option.
  • Click Devices and Printers.
  • Perform a right-click on the HP Envy printer and select the option See what's printing.
  • Click the Printer tab and then select the option Cancel All Documents.

If you are encountering paper jams with the HP Envy 7830 printer, here are the places to look at and get rid of the jammed paper. Before you proceed, here are some useful pointers to avoid paper jams.

  • Make sure that the paper inside the tray is not curled or damaged in any way.
  • Regularly replace the existing paper stack with new ones.
  • Make sure that you use HP-supported printing media.
  • Do not exceed the paper tray limit while loading the paper in the paper tray.

Jam inside the printer:

  • Turn off the HP Envy 7830 printer.
  • Open the cartridge access door.
  • Look for the jammed paper present inside.
  • Gently hold the sides of the paper and pull it off from the printer.
  • Close the cartridge access door.
  • Resume printing.

Jam in the paper tray:

  • Ensure that you have cancelled the ongoing print job.
  • Turn off the printer.
  • Pull the paper tray from the front of the printer.
  • Remove the existing paper stack present inside.
  • Remove the jammed paper if there are any.
  • Ensure that the paper stack is placed properly back into the paper tray.
  • Adjust the paper guide to the edges of the paper.
  • Close the paper input tray.

Jam in the document feeder:

  • Open the cover of the document feeder.
  • Gently remove the paper that is jammed.
  • Close the document feeder.

If you realize that the HP Envy 7830 printer is printing blank pages, check the following.

  • See if you have turned off the printer while performing a print job.
  • Check the paper inside the paper tray to see if it's properly installed.
  • Open Devices and Printers (Control Panel).
  • Select and do a right-click on the HP Envy 7830 printer.
  • Click Printer Preferences.
  • Click the Maintenance tab.
  • Select Extended Settings.
  • Click the checkbox to disable the Skip Blank Pages option.
  • Click the OK button.

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