There are two different ways to set up your HP all-in-one with your computer based on
the number of phone ports on your computer. Before you begin, check your computer to
see if it has one or two phone ports:
If your computer has only one phone port, see the next section,
HP all-in-one to a computer with one phone
parallel splitter (also called a coupler) in order to send and receive faxes
successfully and use your PC modem. (A parallel splitter has one RJ-11 port on the
front and two RJ-11 ports on the back. Do not use a 2-line phone splitter, a serial
splitter, or a parallel splitter which has two RJ-11 ports on the front and a plug on
the back.) You will also need three additional phone cords. You can purchase a
parallel splitter and additional phone cords from an electronics store.
If your computer has two phone ports, see
with two phone
Set up your HP all-in-one to a computer with one phone port
This section describes how to set up your HP all-in-one with a PC modem if your
computer has only one phone port.
Back view of the HP all-in-one
1 Telephone wall jack
2 Phone cord connected to the "2-EXT" port
3 Parallel splitter
4 Telephone (optional)
5 Answering machine
6 Computer with modem
7 Phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one connected to the "1-LINE" port
To set up your HP all-in-one to a computer with one phone port
Find the phone cord that connects from the back of your computer (your PC
modem) to a telephone wall jack. Disconnect the cord from the telephone wall jack
and plug it into the parallel splitter on the side with two phone ports.
Using the phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one, connect one end
to your telephone wall jack, then connect the other end to the port labeled "1-LINE"
on the back of your HP all-in-one.
Set up your
port. You will need to purchase a
Set up your HP all-in-one to a computer
HP Photosmart 2600/2700 series all-in-one