HOW TO CONNECT WIFI TO HP PRINTER
HP offers a variety of features from their printers, one of which includes Wireless printing. WIFI is used for print in a wireless environment. Customers generally face the problem of connecting the printers with WIFI. The main focus of this blog is to help those customers.
1. Compatibility of the devices Makes sure that your computer and network are compatible. In order to use HP Auto Wireless Connect, your computer and network configuration must meet the following requirements. Your computer must be running Windows Vista or later (PCs) or in an IOS device. Your computer is connected to an 802.11 b/g/n wireless router i.e your Home or your office wifi. Your computer must use a wireless connection to your network and the operating system. Your computer must use a dynamic IP address, not a static one.
2. Make sure your printer is installed on your computer. All you need to do is connect the printer to your computer via USB cable and allow it to install its software, though many printers also come with installation CDs.
3. Make sure your printer is connected to a power source, then press the Power button.
4. Select setup, This option’s location, and appearance will vary depending on your printer, but it most often characterized by a wrench and/or a gear.
- You may have to scroll down or to the right in order to find the Setup option.
- You may have the option to select Wireless as well. If so, tap Wireless instead.
5. Select Network, Doing so will open the wireless settings.
6. Select the network wizard, This will prompt the printer to begin searching for wireless networks.
- You may select Wireless Setup Wizard here instead.
7. Select your network name. This should be the name that you assigned to your wireless network when you created it.
- If you didn’t set a network name when you set up your wireless network, you’ll likely see a combination of your router’s model number and manufacturer name instead.
- If you don’t see your network’s name, scroll down to the bottom of the page, select the field there, and enter your network’s name.
8. Enter your network’s password This is the password that you use to log onto your wireless network.
- If your router has a WPS button on it, you can instead press and hold this button for three seconds.
9. Select done, This will save your credentials. The printer will begin attempting to connect to the network.
10. You should now be able to print over your wireless network.