HP Wireless Printer Setup

HP wireless printer setup

The advancement in technology has made HP printers smarter than ever before. Now, the user can print documents anytime from anywhere with HP Printer Setup on their device. Moreover, users can print the documents using their smartphone devices. If you are looking forward to setting up your HP wireless printer, this post can help you. Keep reading and find the simple instructions to do the task.

How to set up an HP wireless printer?

There are multiple ways to set up the HP wireless printer.  Below, we have discussed each of them in detail.

Set up HP wireless printer with HP auto wireless connect:

The HP auto wireless connects helps users to connect a printer to Wi-Fi automatically. While using this software, you do not need to connect any cable or enter the Wi-Fi settings. But, you do need to download the HP wireless setup app for the task.  Here are the steps to follow:

  • Visit the “HP Support” page to download HP auto wireless connect.

  • Install the drivers following on-screen guidelines.

  • Turn on the printer and run the software.

  • When prompted, choose “WiFi” as the network connection type.

  • Select “Wireless” and hit the enter button.

  • Click “Yes, send by Wi-Fi settings to printer”.

  • Wait and let your device get connected.

HP printer wireless setup with the wireless setup wizard

You can complete HP printer wireless setup with wireless setup Wizard using the control panel. This option is applicable for those having a printer with a graphic display.

Here are the steps to follow:
  • Turn on the printer.

  • Disconnect the ethernet cable or USB cable connected to the device.

  • Open the ” network” menu.

  • Choose “WiFi settings”.

  • Tap ” Wi-Fi setup wizard”.

  • Find the network and provide WPA or WEP key. 

  • Hit the Ok button.

HP printer wireless setup with WPS push button connect:

To install HP wireless printers, you can use the WPS push button mode method. All you need is to push a button on your printer and router to connect a printer to Wi-Fi within 2 minutes.  Here are the steps to follow:

  • Press the WPS button present on your HP printer.

  • If you are unable to find the physical push button on your printing device, open the control panel, to begin with, WPS push button mode.

  • Tap on the WiFi menu and choose wireless protected setup. Proceed with the onscreen instructions.

  • Press the WPS button on your router within 2 minutes.

That’s all! After this, your HP printer wireless setup will be done for the device.

HP printer wireless setup without router

You do not actually need an Internet connection to complete your printing task. HP printers come with HP wireless direct that allows users to print documents directly using their smartphones and tablets. All users need is to connect their device to the printer HP Wi-Fi or the other Wi-Fi networks.

Steps to connect HP wireless direct or Wi-Fi direct:

  • Turn on HP wireless directly from the control panel of your printer.

  • Go to the ” network setup” or “WiFi settings” menu.

  • Hit the “Wireless Direct” option.

  • On your smartphone device, connect HP wireless directly just like you may connect any other Wi-Fi network.

  • Now you will be prompted for a WPA2 password.

  • Open any document auditor on your system. Go to “File>> print”.

  • If you are using a smartphone device, tap ” print” from the application menu. If the application does not support printing, you need to install the latest available version of the HP printer service plugin app for the device.

This is it!  Your HP printer Driver setup process is now completed. You can choose any of the above-mentioned methods to set up your printer over the Wi-Fi network. Just make sure that you install the latest version of printer drivers for the device to make it work appropriately. Once done, start printing the documents without establishing any physical connection.

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