How To Connect Hp Printer To Wifi?

How To Connect Hp Printer To Wifi

Most of the HP printer models support wireless connectivity. You can connect your HP printer to Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android devices over a Wi-Fi network.

Here we will show how to connect HP printer to WiFi in two ways.

  • Using HP Smart
  • Using Wi-Fi Protected setup

The above two methods are simple and easy to perform.

Read me first…

  • Before you begin the Wi-Fi setup process, check if your HP printer supports the wireless network.
  • If not, check if there is a way to connect your printer to the Wi-Fi network using an external wireless network adapter.
  • If yes, get the external adapter that is compatible with your HP printer.
  • Make sure that you have completed the basic printer setup as per the instructions of the manufacturer.
  • Make sure that you have your HP printer driver software or an app downloaded.
  • If not, download it from your HP printer’s support page.
  • Gather your Wi-Fi network’s username and password.
  • Make sure that your Wi-Fi router or access point is turned ON and ready for the connectivity process.
  • Follow these steps we can execute that how to connect HP printer to WiFi.

Let’s start

Using Wi-Fi Protected Setup

  • Turn your HP printer ON.
  • For printers with a Wi-Fi button: press and hold the Wireless button for at least 3 seconds. Once the Wi-Fi light starts blinking, release the wireless button.
  • For printer with control panel menus: locate and tap the Network icon. Go to the network settings section. Select the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option followed by Push. Tap the Start button. Within 2 minutes, press & hold the WPS button on the router for 3 seconds.
  • Once your HP printer is connected to the Wi-Fi network, connect the computer to the same network and begin the driver installation.
  • During the driver installation, you will be asked to select a connection type. Select the Wireless option followed by WPS (Push).
  • Click the Cancel button when the computer prompts you to enter a WPS PIN.
  • Complete the driver installation by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Perform these steps we can execute that how to connect HP printer to WiFi.

Using HP Smart (iOS)

  • If you want to connect your HP printer to an iPad or iPhone, then you can use the HP Smart app.
  • First, gather the following materials and then begin the setup process.
  • An iPad or iPhone connected to an active network.
  • Check if the Bluetooth option is turned on your iPad or iPhone.
  • Turn your HP printer on if it turned OFF.
  • Make sure that you have connected your iOS and the HP printer to the same wireless network.
  • From your iOS device, go to the HP printer’s official site.
  • Select the HP Smart app and tap on the Download on the App Store button.
  • Now, you will be directed to the App Store.
  • Install the HP Smart application on your iOS device by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Once the HP Smart app is installed, open it by tapping its icon available on the screen.
  • Perform the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Wait for some time while the HP Smart app tries to detect your HP printer.
  • Once the printer is detected, you’re ready to perform the print operation from your iOS device.
  • By using these steps we can execute that how to connect HP printer to WiFi.