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How to Connect HP Printer to WiFi?

Hello, I bought a new HP printer, Now i am trying to connect this printer to wifi system, but it's not connecting, please give me any idea about wifi setup.

  •   Mick
  • lay  1  Ans
  • lay  3 years ago
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How to Connect HP Printer to WiFi? (Important Steps)

Nowadays, there are a lot of printers in the market that come with both wired and wireless connectivity options. HP printers come under both categories. There are a lot of benefits of connecting printers to wifi, it makes your work a lot easier and increases productivity. These printers allow you to print from any device you are using.

The wireless printers are a great addition to work life. These printers are the best when set up in offices as there is a convenience to print out from multiple devices without having to be physically present near the printer. Wireless printers are much more flexible and easy to use compared to the wired ones. Today, you will learn how an HP printer can be connected to your wifi network.

The following Methods can be Used to Connect HP Printer to WiFi:

1. HP Auto Wireless Connect:

It is the technology to connect your system and printer without any wire or cable and also no need to enter password manually.

It is in the installation that process is setup itself making it smooth and helps you to connect instantly.

All you need to select is “send and store my wireless settings on printer” and you are ready for the printing job.

2. WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup):

It has two modes to connect wireless devices, one push button mode and another pin mode.

WPS Push Button Method: -

Make sure that both printer and WIFI router both have WPS push button.

Go to wireless setting menu and press wi-fi protected set up select Push button mode and press start.

Press WPS push button on router and let them connect and you will see signal as network connected.

Now you are ready for print commands through your system.

HP WPS Pin Mode: -

WIFI connection can also be set up by Pin mode, mostly in the cases when router providing WIFI is found to not have a WPS push button.

In Wi-Fi protected setup, just select “PIN” and enter the key that or eight-digit password that you want to set up for your network.

The printer will provide a PIN code that comes as a test print displaying the pin which will be entered into the router.

3. HP Wireless Setup Wizard:

It is available for printers only with touch display. It is a control panel installed in printer that helps you to navigate various options like print scan copy etc.

Type of touch panel depends upon the kind of model printer has been purchased.

Select wireless network from the list and connect it and you are ready for printing.

Note: - For printer set up or installation of software, please refer for user manual that comes with printer for guidelines and select suitable options.

Why is my HP printer not connecting to wifi?

There can be many reasons why someone might be facing problems in connecting their HP printer to wifi, some of them are-

  • The printer and computer do not share the same wifi network.

  • The printer may be out of the router range.

  • Maybe you are not connected to the wifi network properly and some changes are required. Go back to settings and make the required changes.

  • Maybe you are not using the HP smart App.

To connect your HP printer to your wifi successfully you need to follow all of the above-mentioned steps carefully. If you are still facing challenges in connecting the HP printer to your wifi then try calling their helpline number or refer to their official website.

Conclusion

Most of the time the steps to connect a printer to wifi are the same in all the cases. But, the process may vary depending upon the printer model or version you have bought. There might be little changes that one needs to make by reading the instructions that come with the printer and you are good to go. 
 

FAQs of Connect HP Printer to WiFi

 Q How to connect an HP printer to a phone? 

Ans With the help of the HP Print Service plugin or HP Smart App on the phone you can connect the HP printer to a phone. You have to follow all the steps mentioned above.

  •   Jed
  • lay  2 months ago