How To Connect Hp Deskjet Printer To Wifi

When you connect your HP Deskjet printer to Wi-Fi, you can print documents or images conveniently. You do not have to use excess cables and wires. You can connect your HP Deskjet to a Windows or Mac computer over Wi-Fi. You just require the username and password for your wireless router.

For Windows 8:

You have now connected your HP Deskjet printer to the same wireless router as your computer.

For Mac OS X v10.9 (Mavericks):

  • First, verify that your computer, wireless router, and HP Deskjet printer are switched on.
  • Next, press and hold the Wireless button on the control panel of your HP printer. You should hold it for a minimum of 3 seconds or until your wireless light begins to blink.
  • Now, press and hold the WPS button on the wireless router. Hold this button for some time. Your HP Deskjet printer will find the wireless network. The connection will be automatically configured.
  • Note: Carry out the above instruction within 2 minutes of pressing your printer’s Wireless button.
  • Click the Apple menu. Choose the Software Update option.
  • Select the Show Details option. If you find any applicable updates, select the checkboxes next to them.
  • Click the Install button. Now, your computer will install any necessary updates. These updates will help your system run efficiently when you have connected it to your HP printer.
  • Click the Apple menu. Choose the System Preferences option.
  • Select Printers and Scanners.
  • The Printers and Scanners window will appear.
  • In the lower-left corner of this window, click the + (plus) sign.
  • Select the Add Printer or Scanner option.
  • Under the Name category, choose the name of your printer.
  • Select the checkbox next to Use. From the drop-down menu, select your printer.
  • Click the Add button. If you see a prompt, click the Install button.
  • Continue with the remaining on-screen prompts to finish the installation process.

You have now connected your HP Deskjet printer to the same wireless router as your computer.

Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.