How do I Connect My HP Officejet 6958 to My Computer?

Hello, Please let me know that how do i connect my hp officejet 6958 to my computer. I bought this HP officejet 6958 an d trying to print with this printer. But it's not connecting to computer. Help me.

  •   Mick
  • lay  1  Ans
  • lay  3 years ago
Answer - 1

Connect HP Officejet 6958 to Computer:

To be able to print wirelessly using your HP printer, you need to connect it to the Wireless Network. Also, you need to install the necessary drivers and software from the main website of the manufacturer. When asked at the time of installation, select Wireless as the type of connection.

Step 1: Steps to Carry Out Before Installation

To setup HP officejet 6958 printer to WIFI network, you need to first know the name of your network and the key securing your network. After that, you need to turn on your PC, printer, and router. All the things that you need are discussed in detail below.

Network Name: It is the name of the network that you are using.
Network Password: This is the security password that you need to enter.  A PC connected to Wi-Fi.
Access to the Internet: HP recommends broadband access like DSL or cable to receive printer updates, use web services, and software downloads.

2) The next thing you need to do is to ensure that your router device and PC are turned on. Also, you need to ensure that your computer is connected to the same wireless network to which you wish to connect your HP printer. Turn on your printer machine and keep it within the range of your router and close to your computer system during the setup process.

3) Disconnect your ethernet wire or USB from the printer.

Step 2: Connect Your Wireless Network to HP Officejet 6958 Printer

Connect your HP Officejet 6958 printer machine to the wireless network through the Wireless Setup Wizard. This will help the HP installer to locate the device at the time of installation.

  1. Go to the home screen on the control panel of your printer and tap on the wireless icon.
  2. Tap on the setup icon
  3. Tap on the wireless setup wizard
  4. Tap on your network from the list if available wireless networks. Tap on Enter New Network Name and then follow the commands on your screen to enter new network name.
  5. If asked, then enter the password of your network and then tap on Done. A summary screen will open up in front of you.
  6. Tap on OK and then go back to the home screen.

Step 3: Install and Download the HP officejet 6958 Printer Driver

On your PC where you are going to print from, start software and print driver installation.

  • In case the connection between your printer machine and computer system is established using a USB cable, then remove the USB wire from the side of the printer.
  • After that, go to
  • If required, choose the model number from the Menu, select begin and then select download.
  • Go to browser downloads, locate the driver file and then open it. Now, start the installation process.
  • When asked by the installer to add the printer to enable printing screen, select Add printer. This will open up the Add window.
    Select your printer’s name from the list of printers.
  • Go to the Use menu and select the name of your printer machine from the list of printers. After that, select Add.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.
  •   Jed
  • lay  2 months ago