How to Set up HP Wireless Printer?

Hp wireless printer setup is an easy task if you do it the right way. But, the most important thing you need to keep in mind while doing so is that your printer, as well as the device, should be connected to the same wireless network. And the rest is explained in the sections given below.

Hp wireless printer setup

HP Printer wifi setup on Windows 10

  1. First, you need to turn on your wireless hp printer.
  2. After this, use the touch screen of your printer to connect to a wireless network.
  3. On the menu of the touchscreen, you need to press the right arrow.
  4. After this, you have to click on the ‘setup’ option.
  5. Further, select the network from the setup menu.
  6. Next, select ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’ from the menu.
  7. Your printer will connect to the available wireless network available in the range.
  8. Then, select the network SSID from the list.
  9. Now, enter the WEP/WPA password for the same network you have connected to.
  10. Click on the ‘Done’ option followed by ‘OK’.

Instructions for hp wireless printer setup on Mac

On macOS, the hp printer usually works with Apple AirPrint. This provides high-quality printing mechanism without having you to install any drivers via 123.hp.com/setup. You may also download HP smart from the Mac App Store to enjoy the additional functionality.

To connect your printer to the Mac, follow the steps given below:

  1. First, you have to turn on your HP printer.
  2. After this, connect it to the same network as your Mac is connected to.
  3. In case your wireless printer has touchscreen or the LCD menu control panel:
    • On your printer, select the ‘Setup’ option.
    • Next, select ‘Setup/Network/Wireless’.
    • Further, select ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’.
  4. Next, you need to follow some on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  5. In case you are having a printer with buttons:
    • Locate, press, and hold the wireless button for a couple of seconds.
    • Wait for the wireless light to blink.
    • Next, press the WPS button on your router.
    • Wait while the printer connects to the network.

HP wireless printer setup on iPhone/iPad

Using AirPrint, you can easily connect your iOS device to the wireless HP Printer.

  1. Make sure your iPhone or iPad is connected to a wifi network.
  2. Next, you need to check the status of your printer network connection.
  3. On the printer with a touchscreen control panel, press the wireless and information button simultaneously.
  4. In case your wireless printer has touchscreen or the LCD menu control panel:
    • On your printer, select the ‘Setup’ option.
    • Next, select ‘Setup/Network/Wireless’.
    • Further, select ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’.
  5. Next, you need to follow some on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  6. In case you are having a printer with buttons:
    • Locate, press, and hold the wireless button for a couple of seconds.
    • Wait for the wireless light to blink.
    • Next, press the WPS button on your router.
    • Wait while the printer connects to the network.
    • The light will stop to blink as soon as it gets connected to the network.
  7. Now, to start printing from your iPhone/iPad using AirPrint check if the printer has ink cartridges, load the paper tray, and turn on the printer.
  8. Open the file you wish to print and tap on the ‘share’ icon.
  9. Tap on the ‘Print’ icon and then follow some instructions to print.

Now you will be able to connect and use your wireless printer successfully. If not, then install the latest printing software using HP Printer Assistant. Also, you can use these steps to connect your hp Deskjet 2652 wireless printer, hp p1102w wireless printer, and hp laserjet 1020 plus printer to wifi.

Frequently Asked Question

  1. How do I connect my HP printer to my wireless network?

To connect your HP printer to a wireless network, first, turn it on and then using the touchscreen control panel, press the right arrow key. After this, select the setup option followed wireless printer setup wizard. Connect your printer and computer to the same network after following some on-screen instructions.

  1. Why is my HP printer not connecting to WIFI?

Make sure your wifi router is turned on and within the range of the printer. You can try connecting it with a USB and then decide if the problem is with the network connection or the printer itself. Accordingly, try to connect the printer again.

  1. How do I get my computer to recognize my wireless printer?

To make your printer discoverable, make sure your printer is turned on and then press the Win + Q keys. Further, select ‘Add a printer’ in the ‘Printers and Scanners’ list. Next, select the option to connect to a wireless network.

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