HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Printer User Guide

Get more done with the easiest way to print from your smartphone or tablet. Simplify tasks – and save up to 50% on ink – with this affordable, easy-to-use all-in-one with fax. It fits in nearly any space and works quietly in the background.

Ideal for people who want an affordable, Wi-Fi-enabled, compact all-in-one with fax.

Get started

Printer parts
Control panel and status lights
Load media
Load original
Paper basics
Open the HP printer software (Windows)
Sleep mode
Quiet Mode


Print from your computer
Print Quick Forms
Print from your mobile device
Print with AirPrint
Tips for print success

Use Web Services

What are Web Services?
Set up Web Services
Print with HP ePrint
Use HP Printables
Use the HP Connected website
Remove Web Services
Tips for using Web Services

Copy and scan

Scan using the printer control panel
Scan using the HP printer software
Scan using Webscan
Tips for copy and scan success


Send a fax
Receive a fax
Set up phone book contacts
Change fax settings
Fax and digital phone services
Fax on Voice over Internet Protocol
Use reports

Manage ink cartridges

Check estimated ink levels
Order ink supplies
Choose right ink cartridges
Replace ink cartridges
Use single-cartridge mode
Cartridge warranty information
Tips for working with ink cartridges

Connect your printer

Connect your printer to a wireless network with a router
Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router
Wireless settings
Connect your printer to your computer with a USB cable (non-network connection)
Change from a USB connection to a wireless network
Advanced printer management tools (for networked printers)
Tips for setting up and using a networked printer

Solve a problem

Jams and paper-feed issues
Ink cartridge issues
Printing issues
Copy issues
Scan issues
Fax issues
Network and connection issues
Printer hardware issues
Maintain the document feeder
HP support

Technical information

Hewlett-Packard Company notices
Environmental product stewardship program
Regulatory notices

Additional fax setup

Set up faxing (parallel phone systems)
Serial-type fax setup
Test fax setup

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