Learn how to connect an HP OfficeJet wireless printer to a wireless network
If you want to connect an HP OfficeJet wireless printer to a wireless network, here are the effective steps for you.Follow the below suggested steps to do an HP Wireless Printer Setup. In case if you find any difficulty performing these steps, you can contact HP Support team for technical assistance. Experts will help you out in your problem and give you the proper solution to your problem.
Ways to connect an HP OfficeJet wireless printer to a wireless network
Given below are the easiest steps to connect an HP OfficeJet wireless printer to a wireless network. Go through it accordingly.
1. Ensure that your computer and network are well-matched. To use HP Auto Wireless Connect, your computer and the network configuration must come up with the following requirements:
- Your computer must have Windows Vista or later (PCs), or OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or advanced (Macintosh).
- The computer that you are using must be connected to an 802.11 b/g/n wireless router with a 2.4 GHz connection. 5.0GHz networks are not presently supported by HP.
- The operating system of your computer should be in control of the wireless network.
- Your computer should access a wireless connection to your network and the operating system.
- Lastly, your computer should access a dynamic IP address, not a static one.
Download Printer Software
1. Look for your printer’s software. Visit https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/ and write your printer’s model number, go for the“Find’ option and hit Download next to the top software entry.
2. Now, double-click the software file. It will redirect to the printer setup process.
3. Switch on your printer. If your printer is well-matched with the HP Auto Wireless Connect, doing this will prepare the printer to connect.
- The printer will only hold this setting for two hours.
4. Perform the on-screen instructions until you go to the “Network” section. These will change depending on your printer model and the computer operating system.
5. Choose Network (Ethernet/Wireless). This option will be in the middle of the page.
6. Hit the“Yes” option, send my wireless settings to the printer. Doing this will locate your printer and send the wireless network’s information over to the printer.
7. Wait for some time till your printer gets connected. Once it is done, you will see a confirmation on your computer’s screen.
8. Complete the setup process. Finish the setup on your computer by performing the rest of the on-screen prompts. When the setup is done, you will be able to start using your printer.
1. Ensure that your printer is installed on your computer. In certain cases, you have to connect your printer to your computer via USB cable and let it install its software.However, many printers come up with installation CDs.
2. Turn your printer on. Ensure that your printer is connected to a power source.After that, hit the Power button.
3. Trigger the touch screen if necessary. Some printers have their touch screens folded out or turned on distinctly of the printer itself.
- If your printer does not access the touch screen, you have to connect the printer to your wireless network accessing the software setup process. If your printer is installed already, you have to uninstall the printer and then reinstall it to connect to the wireless network.
4. Select the option “Setup”. This option’s position and appearance will differ depending on your printer. But it most often considered by a wrench and/or a gear.
- You have to scroll down or to the right to find the Setup option.
- You may have the option to choose Wireless as well. If so, hit Wireless instead.
5. Select the “Network” option. Doing this will open the wireless setting.
Make Use Of Wireless Network Wizard
1. Choose the option “Wireless Network Wizard”. This will ask the printer to start searching for wireless networks.You may choose the Wireless Setup Wizard here in its place.
2. Select your network name. This will be the name that you have assigned your wireless network when you created it.
- If you have not set a network name when you set up your wireless network, you will possibly get a combination of your router’s model number and the manufacturer name instead.
- When you don’t see your network’s name, go down to the bottom of the page, go to the field there, and write your network’s name.
3. Type your network’s password. This is the password that you access to log onto your wireless network.
- If your router contains a WPS button on it, you can dab and hold this button for three seconds.
4. Choose the “Done” option. This will save your authorizations. The printer will begin asking to connect to the network.
5. Select OK when asked. You will now be able to print over your wireless network.
What if these steps won’t work?
So, these are the simple steps for HP Printer Setup to a wireless network. For further assistance, dial HP Printer Support Phone Number.