How do I Connect HP Printer to a New Wireless Network ?
This will help you to connect a supported HP printer to a new wireless network. Doing so will let you to print from a computer on the similar network without having to attach the printer to your computer. Not all HP printers have wireless functionality, so be confirm, your printer is capable of connecting to the Internet before continuing.
Method 1 : Connecting Automatically
1. Make clear that your computer and network are compatible.
In order to use HP Auto Wireless Connect, your computer and network configuration must meet the following needs.
· Your computer should be running Windows Vista or later (PCs), or OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or later (Macintosh).
· Your computer is connected to an 802.11 b/g/n wireless router over a 2.4 GHz connection. 5.0GHz networks are not presently supported by HP.
· Your computer’s operating system should be in control of the wireless network.
· Your computer should use a wireless connection to your network and the operating system.
· Your computer should use a dynamic IP address, not a static one (if you haven’t especially paid for a static IP address, you most probably have a dynamic IP address).
2. Look for your printer’s software
Visit https:support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/ & enter in your printer’s model number, tap Find, and tap Download next to the top software entry.
3. Double-tap the software file. It will open a printer setup method.
4. Switch on your Computer. If your printer is suitable with HP Auto Wireless Connect, doing so will ready the printer to connect.
· The printer will only maintain this setting for two hours.
5. Follow the on-screen instructions till you reach the “Network” section. These will differ depending on your printer model and computer operating system.
6. Choose Network(Ethernet/Wireless) This alternative is in the middle of the page.
7. Tap (Yes, send my wireless settings to printer) Doing so will find the printer and convey your wireless network’s information over to the printer.
8. Wait for your printer to connect. It may take few minutes before your printer is able to connect. Once it does, you should notice a confirmation on your computer’s screen.
9. Complete the setup process Finish the setup on your computer by following the rest of the on-screen prompts. Once the setup is finish, you’ll be able to start using your printer.
Method 2 : Connecting Manually
1. Be clear that your printer is installed on your computer. In most situations, all you require to do is connect the printer to your computer via USB cable and let it to install its software, though many printers also come with installation CDs.
2. Switch on your Printer. Make confirm your printer is connected to a power source, then tap the Power button.
3. Activate the touch screen if necessity. Some printers require to have their touch screens folded out or turned on separately of the printer itself.
· If your printer doesn’t have a touch screen, you will require to connect the printer to your wireless network using the software setup process. If your printer is already installed, you may require to uninstall the printer and then reinstall it in order to connect it to the wireless network.
4. Choose Setup This option’s situation and appearance will differ depending on your printer, but it most generally characterized by a wrench and/or a gear.
· You may have to scroll down or to the right in order to locate the Setupoption.
· You may have the alternative to choose Wireless as well. If so, click Wireless instead.
5. Choose Network Accomplishing so will open the wireless settings.
6. Choose (Wireless Network Wizard) This will prompt the printer to start searching for wireless networks.
· You may choose Wireless Setup Wizard here instead.
7. Choose your network name. This should be the name that you alloted 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 probably see a combination of your router’s model number and manufacturer name instead.
· If you don’t notice your network’s name, scroll down to the bottom of the page, choose the field there, and fill your network’s name.
8. Fill your network’s password. This is the same password that you use to log onto your wireless network.
· If your router has a WPS button on it, you can rather press and hold this button for three seconds.
9. Choose Done. This will save your document. The printer will start attempting to connect to the network.
10. Choose OK when prompted You must now be able to print over your wireless network.
We hope that after following the above mentioned steps in a sequential order, you would have successfully connected HP Printer to a New Wireless Network. If you are unable to do so or any issue comes across you while doing then dial HP Printer Customer Support Number +1(844)-444–4174 to easily resolve issue with the help of Professionals. Feel free to dial us, anytime of day or night. We feel glad to assist you with result oriented solutions.