HP USB-C Dock Setup Guide

This guide outlines the setup and functionality of the USB-C HP dock provided to staff and faculty.

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HP USB-C Dock G5

This dock model replaces the previous mechanical docks and connects to laptops via USB-C. 

The HP USB-C Dock requires a power supply, which connects via a port on the bottom of the dock. The power plug can be inserted as shown in the image below.

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The dock has many of the same I/O connections that the previous mechanical docks have. 

Two additional USB type A ports and a 3.5 mm headphone jack are on the right hand side. The front of the dock has a USB-C port as well. 

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Connect the laptop to the dock via the attached USB-C cable. The USB-C port is located on the right side of the laptop, near the screen hinge. 

Note: USB-C is a reversible connection and will function when connected in either orientation.  

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Power on the laptop by pressing the button on the top of the dock. The light on the button will illuminate when powered on.

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