Sometimes printers don't get recognized on the connected device and if your HP printer not recognized, try to do some basic troubleshooting steps.



  • Turn your printer off, wait for ten seconds, and disconnect the power cord.
  • Turn off your PC.
  • Connect the power cord back to your printer and turn it back on.
  • Disconnect your router's power cord, wait for ten seconds, and connect it back.
  • Finally, turn on your PC. This makes your printing device and network ready to make a fresh connection.
  • Connect your printer to the network.
  • After that, print a wireless report to see if your printer is working.
  • Connect your PC to the same network, install the printer driver, and then see if the HP printer is recognized.


  • 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.