4.2.17 Resetting the printer to the factory default settings
Once the printer is configured for a network, its configuration settings are saved in
Resetting the printer to its factory default settings will clear all the settings from the
printer's memory for your network. This should only be done as a last resort when
troubleshooting the printer.
Resetting the printer to its factory default settings may require you to reinstall the
printer software. Additionally, you will also have to reconfigure the printer's security
The printer's default settings are:
Network Name (SSID)
HP Deskjet 6800 series printer
EWS administrator password [blank]
Follow these steps to reset the printer to the factory default settings:
1. Verify that the printer is powered on.
2. Press and hold down the Report Page button.
3. While holding down the Report Page button, press the Cancel button three
4. Release the Report Page button.