Reset the printer to the factory default settings
After the printer is configured for a network, its configuration settings are saved in its
Resetting the printer to its factory default settings will clear all the settings from the
printer's memory for the network. This should only be done as a last resort when
troubleshooting the printer.
Resetting the printer to its factory default settings might require you to reinstall the printer
software. Additionally, you will also have to reconfigure the printer's security settings.
The printer's default settings are:
Follow these steps to reset the printer to the factory default settings:
HP Deskjet 6980 series
Verify that the printer is powered on.
Press and hold down the
While holding down the
button, press the
button three times.