Use the hp embedded web server, Open the embedded web server – HP Laserjet p1606dn User Manual

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Use the HP Embedded Web Server


Only the HP LaserJet Professional P1600 printer series supports the embedded Web server.

Use the embedded Web server (EWS) to view product and network status and to manage printing

functions from your computer.

View product status information

Determine the remaining life on all supplies and order new ones

View and change the product default configuration settings

View and change network configuration

You do not need to install any software on the computer. You only need to use one of these supported

Web browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (and later)

Firefox 1.0 (and later)

Mozilla 1.6 (and later)

Opera 7.0 (and later)

Safari 1.2 (and later)

Konqueror 3.2 (and later)

The embedded Web server works when the product is connected to a TCP/IP-based network. The

embedded Web server does not support IPX-based connections or direct USB connections.


You do not have to have Internet access to open and use the embedded Web server.

However, if you click a link on any of the pages, you must have Internet access to open the linked site.

Open the embedded Web server

To open the embedded Web server, type the IP address or host name of the product in the address

field of a supported Web browser. To find the IP address, print a configuration page at the product by
pressing and holding the go button when the ready light is on and no other jobs are printing.
Release the go button when the ready light begins blinking. The configuration page prints.


The HP LaserJet Professional P1600 printer series supports IPv4 and IPv6. For more

information, go to



After you open the URL, bookmark it so that you can return to it quickly in the future.

The embedded Web server has four tabs that contain settings and information about the product: the

Information tab, the Settings tab, the HP Smart Install tab, and the Networking tab.


Use the HP Embedded Web Server


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