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How can I connect my HP Printer to wifi router?

Through this article, you will learn how to connect hp printer to wifi network. We are presenting two guides of the hp printer wireless setup process. Follow the instructions carefully from the guide to complete the setup accurately.

The first guide is applicable for the printer with a touchscreen control panel screen. 

The second guide is applicable for printers without touchscreen control panels.

Note:- follow the guide below if you have changed your wifi router device or changed the internet service provider or wifi network unavailable.

[1] HP printer setup via the wireless setup wizard for printer with touchscreen control panel

  • Firstly make sure that the printer is placed within the range of the wifi network.
  • Now you are supposed to tap on the wireless icon of the printer control panel.
  • Next, touch on the setup option.
  • Now you need to continue by touching on restore network defaults or restore network settings.
  • Confirm your selection by touching on Yes.
  • Now your printer will recover all its network default settings. Next, you are supposed to touch on the back button.
  • Next, you supposed to touch the Wireless icon or settings icon, or Network setup menu.
  • Now continue by touching on the wireless setup wizard option.
  • Your printer will search and provide a list of all accessible networks in its range.
  • To connect hp printer to wifi, you need to click on your wifi network name and then type your WiFi password to establish the connection.
  • If you are unable to connect your printer to wifi. Then touch on ‘Enter new network name’ and type your network name and wifi password.
  • When there is a successful connection between the printer and the wifi network then the blue wireless light on the printer control panel will become solid (stop blinking).

Note:- You need to ensure that you are typing the exact network name which includes any uppercase or lowercase characters.

[2] Wireless printer setup guide via WPS button for printers without touchscreen control panel

  • Firstly, check your wireless router for WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) button but no need to press it now.
  • Ensure that your printer is placed nearer or within the range of the wifi router.
  • Now turn ON your printer device.
  • Now you need to press and hold the wireless button for five seconds or until the wireless light on the control panel starts blinking.
  • Next, within 2 minutes you supposed to press and hold the WPS button on your wifi router for 3-5 seconds or until the connection process begins.
  • Once the connection between your printer and router is established. Then the blue wireless light from the control panel menu will stop blinking.

Note:- If your router device does not support the WPS button then you need to download the HP smart app. HP Smart app is available for both Windows and Mac platform. You can download each one of them from their individual app store.

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I am Amelia Sampson from Texas, USA. I am an independently working lady with Marketing Executive Profile at HelpContact247. Our web app provides technical troubleshooting tips to fix HP printer errors.

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