• To begin with, unbox the product box. Open the printer package. Check all the components present inside it. Take out the packaging materials one by one. Keep the printer aside.
  • Remove all the protective tapes from the inside and outside of your HP OfficeJet 4650 printer.
  • Since the printer comes with cartridges, just take out the cartridge and remove all the protective tapes around it. Insert the cartridges carefully into the printer. Ensure that the cartridges match the label correctly.


  • Just pull out the paper tray from the printer.
  • Adjust the paper guides.
  • Insert the paper into the tray. Ensure that you do not overload it.
  • Put the paper tray back into the printer.

Turning on the printer:

  • Now, connect one end of the supplied power cord to the back of your printer and the other end to an electrical outlet. Next, press the Power button to turn on the printer. Make the necessary settings.

The hardware setup is now complete. Since the printer is not yet connected to your computer, download the printer driver and install it on your computer to establish the communication.

Software installation:

Download the printer driver from the official HP website. Run the software and continue with the on-screen instructions. When prompted, select the connection method of your choice. Additionally, you need to download the HP Easy Start software using the following instructions.

  • On your Windows computer, open a web browser.
  • Go to the official HP setup page by entering the required URL in the address bar. On the printer software setup page, you need to select the Download button. It automatically saves HP Easy Start on your Windows computer. The downloading process starts now. 
  • Go to the Downloads folder and run the printer driver to initiate the installation. 
  • You’ll be prompted to connect the USB cable. Connect it.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to complete the software installation.


Usually, printer drivers are used to build communication between your computer and printer. The driver for your HP OfficeJet 4650 printer can be downloaded from the official support page of the printer.


Here, you’ll be looking at the simple steps needed for downloading the printer driver from the HP site. Just refer to this page.


  • Launch the default web browser. Go to the official HP website.
  • Enter the product name in the required field and then click Search. Choose the appropriate OS.
  • Click Download next to the printer driver.


  • Using the default web browser, go to the official HP website.
  • Enter the product name in the search bar and then click Search.
  • On the downloads page, you need to choose the appropriate OS.
  • Finally, click Download.


  • At first, make sure that the correct printer driver is downloaded on your computer. If not, visit the official site and download it.
  • On your computer, just go to the Downloads folder.
  • Locate and double-click the printer icon. It begins the installation.
  • In the setup window, you’ll be asked to agree to the end-user license agreement. Agree to it and proceed to install the printer driver.
  • When prompted, select the connection method. The available connection methods are USB connection and Wireless connection.
  • Choose it according to your preference. Later, continue to perform the further on-screen instructions and then complete the driver installation.


The most simple way to connect the HP OfficeJet 4650 printer to a computer is by establishing a wireless connection. Are you as well planning for a wireless setup using the HP printer? Just check this section.

  • It is easy to establish a wireless connection if you have a wireless router with a WPS button.
  • On the HP printer control panel, go to Setup and select Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • You need to select Push Button and then click Start.
  • Go to your router and press the WPS button. Press it for about three-five seconds. Now, a wireless bar on the printer control panel flashes and later would stay solid. You’re done with the wireless router setup procedure.
  • Begin the printing or scanning operation by connecting the computer or your mobile to the same wireless network.

Using the Wi-Fi Direct method, establish a wireless connection without the need for a router. Just refer to this section for simple and easy solutions.

  • On the HP OfficeJet 4650 printer control panel, you need to select the Wi-Fi Direct icon.
  • Touch Settings and then turn on the Wi-Fi Direct icon.
  • Continue to select the Back option.
  • The Wi-Fi details such as Wi-Fi Direct name and password appear on the HP printer control panel.
  • Enter the details on your mobile device and then continue to print the document as well. Continue with the on-screen instructions on display to finish the HP OfficeJet 4650 wireless setup procedure.