123 HP OJP8720 Copy Scan

123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Copy and Scan Feature

To copy a document or ID card:

  • Load the paper document in the input tray
  • Load your document print side down on the scanner glass or print side up in the document feeder.
  • Using the Printer Control Panel to touch Copy button
  • Select Document or ID card option
  • Scroll to left or right to select the number of copies and to gain access for other settings

Tip: To save current settings as a default for future print jobs, Touch Copy Settings tab and then tap Save Current settings tab

  • Touch Start Black or Color button

123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Scan

123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Scan

Using the Scan feature you can scan documents, photos and other paper types. Once scan is completed then it can be sent to a shared network folder or an email recipient. Use the scanner glass and not the document feeder for scanning a document that is border less.

Note: Only after the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 printer software is installed you can gain access to some of the available scan functions.

Scan features consist of the following options:

  • Scan to a folder in Computer
  • Scan to email address
  • Scan using Web Scan
  • Scanning documents as editable text
  • Create a New Scan shortcut
  • Change Scan settings

Scan to a folder in Computer for Windows OS:

When a Printer is connected through USB cable and Computer, then automatically all of the scanned documents gets saved in Computer. If your Printer is connected over the network then follow the instructions below:

  • Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer Software
  • Click Print, Scan & Fax option and then Click Scan button
  • Select the checkbox Manage Scan to Computer
  • Click Enable button

Scan to a shared folder in Computer for Apple OS X:

The Scan to a Computer option is already available with Apple OS X. Otherwise follow the instructions below:

  • Open HP Utility software
  • Select Scan Settings tab and click Scan to Computer option
  • Ensure that you select the checkbox Enable Scan to Computer

Scan a document or photo to a file using 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer software (Windows OS):

  • Load your Original print side down on the scanner glass
  • Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer Software
  • Click Print, Scan & Fax option and then Click Scan button
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo option
  • Select the appropriate Scan type and then Click Scan button. i.e., Save as JPEG or PDF File

Note: If Show Scan Preview setting is selected, then you can make necessary adjustments to the scanned image from the preview screen itself

  • Select Save option to keep the scan document for reuse, otherwise Click Done and Click Scan

Scan a Photo or document to file in Apple OS X:

  • Open HP Utility software
  • Select Applications Settings tab and click 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Easy Scan utility
  • Click Scan button and choose the type of scan profile that is necessary
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to Scan either a Photo or a Document

Scan to Email Address

Scan to Email feature allows you to quickly scan and email the photo or document to the recipient. You have to log in through your account using PIN code and then Scan to email your document. You can avail this facility from Scan tab and also through Scan-to-Email app.

Setting up Scan to Email feature:

  • Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Dashboard
  • Touch Apps and then touch Scan-to-Email app
  • Touch Continue tab in the Welcome screen
  • Locate the Email Profile Not Set Up screen and Touch Next
  • Touch in the email text box to enter your recipient email id and then Touch Done
  • Touch Continue
  • A Pin will be forwarded to your recipient email id, Touch Continue
  • Touch in the PIN text box to enter your PIN and then Touch Done
  • Touch Continue to complete the Scan setup

Scan to Email through Scan-to-Email app:

  • Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Dashboard
  • Enable Web Services on your Printer
  • Touch Apps and then Touch Scan-to-Email app
  • Touch Continue present in the Welcome screen
  • Touch in the email text box to enter your recipient email id, then touch Done
  • Touch Continue
  • A Pin will be forwarded to your recipient email id, Touch Continue
  • Touch in the PIN text box to enter your PIN and then Touch Done
  • Touch Store Email or Auto-login option to store the login details
  • Select the Scan type to either Touch Photo or Touch Document
  • For documents, touch Continue and when it comes to photo you can edit the scan settings and Touch Continue
  • Verify the Email information and Touch Continue
  • Touch Scan to Email option
  • Touch OK button once the Scan gets completed and Touch Yes to send another email or No to exit

Setting up Scan to Email feature using 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer Software (Windows OS):

  • Load your Original print side down on the scanner glass
  • Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer Software
  • Click Print, Scan & Fax option and then Click Scan button
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo option
  • Select the appropriate Scan type and then Click Scan button. Select the option Email as JPEG or Email as PDF File to Open your Email software, with the scanned file as an attachment
  • Note: If Show Viewer After Scan setting is selected, then you can make necessary adjustments to the scanned image from preview screen itself
  • Click Send button

Change the Email account settings:

  1. Touch or Swipe down the tab in the Control Panel to open the Dashboard
  2. Touch Apps and then touch Scan-to-Email app
  3. Select the Email account from the control panel to make necessary changes, Touch Modify
  4. Select from the list of available modification options and then follow the onscreen instructions to perform the changes
  • Auto-Login
  • Store Email
  • Remove from List
  • Change PIN
  • Delete Account

Scan using Web scan

Embedded Web Server allows you to use Web scan to scan photos and documents from your Printer to a networked Computer through a Web Browser. However scan using Web scanner, allows only the basic scan option.

Note: By default the Web scan option is OFF in your 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer. Using the Embedded Web Server you can turn ON this feature.

To enable the Web Scan option for your Printer:

  • Open the Printer Embedded Web Server homepage
  • Click the Settings tab
  • Select Security tab and Click Administrator settings
  • Select Webs can from EWS to enable it
  • Click Apply button

Procedure to scan using the Web Scan:

  • Load your document print side down on the scanner glass or print side up in the document feeder.
  • Open the Embedded Web Server and Click Scan button
  • Click Web scan button in the left pane and change any settings
  • Click Start Scan button

Scanning as editable text

You can use the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Software to format the Scanned Document, in order to search, copy, paste and edit the document. Given below is the procedure to scan a document to editable text for Windows OS:

  1. Load your document print side down on the scanner glass or print side up in the document feeder.
  2. Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer software
  3. Click Print, Scan & Fax option and then Click Scan button
  4. Click Scan a Document or Photo option
  5. Select the Save as Editable Text Option and Click Scan

Note: Click more links available at the top right corner of the Scan a Document option to review and modify detailed settings

Change Scan Dialog detailed settings in Windows OS:

  1. Load your document print side down on the Scan glass or print side up in the document feeder
  2. Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer software
  3. Click Print, Scan & Fax option and then Click Scan button
  4. Click Scan a Document or Photo option
  5. Click the More link available at the top right corner of the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Scan dialog

Note: A detailed settings pane appears with a left column summarizing the current settings and a right column that shows the available settings for additional changes

  1. Click each section at the left of the detailed settings pane to review the settings in that corresponding section. To change the existing settings use the drop down menus present at each section
  2. Click Scan button. You are prompted either to Save or Reject the changes to the default shortcut, once the Scan is finished

Procedure to scan a document to editable text for OS X:

  1. Load your document print side down on the Scanner glass or print side up in the document feeder
  2. Open HP Utility software
  3. Select Applications Settings tab and click HP Scan utility
  4. Click Scan button and a request message appears to confirm on the present scanning device and the Scan settings
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the Scan

Click Save from File Menu to select the type of editable text

Procedure to Create a New Scan shortcut using 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer software (Windows OS):

  • Load your Original print side down on the scanner glass
  • Open the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Printer Software
  • Click Print, Scan & Fax Menu and then Select Scan button
  • Click Scan a Document or Photo option
  • Click Create New Scan shortcut and give a descriptive name
  • Select the appropriate Scan type and then Click Create button. i.e., Save as JPEG or PDF File
  • Click Done

Tips for Copy and Scan Feature:

  • Always keep the scanner glass and back of the lid clean
  • Place your Original print side facing down and at the right front corner of the scanner glass
  • To create an enlarged copy of your original, always scan the original to the computer and then edit the original from scanning software to enlarge it
  • In order to avoid imperfect scanning of texts or letters you can use the brightness level option from the Scan software
  • If you prefer to scan a document having several pages instead of scanning multiple files through control panel, then use the 123 HP Officejet Pro 8720 Scan utility to perform this task efficiently

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