How To Setup HP Wireless Printer

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HP Wireless Printer Setup

To set up the HP wireless printer, proceed with the quick how to setup HP wireless printer instructions mentioned here.

how to setup hp wireless printer

Step 1

  • First, take the HP printer out of the box.
  • Check if all the necessary accessories are present in the box.
  • Remove all the stickers, tapes, and packing materials from the inside and outside of the HP wireless printer.

Step 2

  • Load enough plain paper into the input tray.
  • You have to slide the paper guides to fit the paper correctly in the input tray of the printer setup.

Step 3

  • Connect the HP wireless printer’s power cord to the power source.
  • Navigate to the control panel and hold the Power/On button.
  • This will turn on the HP wireless printer.
  • Wait for a while, until the printer becomes idle and proceed with how to setup HP wireless printer steps.
  • When prompted, set the initial settings on the HP wireless printer’s control panel.

Step 4

  • On following how to setup HP wireless printer steps, Check if the software is compatible with the Operating System of your computer.
  • Go to the default web browser on the computer and then visit the manufacturer website.
  • Type the model name of the HP printer in the ‘Enter your serial number or product name’ field and click the Submit option.
  • This will direct the user to the HP wireless printer web page.
  • Click the Software, Drivers, and Firmwares tab followed by the Choose a different OS link.
  • Now, the ‘Change preferred operating system’ dialog box will appear on the screen.
  • Choose the OS of your computer from the Operating System drop-down menu.
  • Select the OS version of the computer from the Version drop-down list.
  • Click the Update option in the Change preferred operating system dialog window.
  • Navigate to the Driver-Product Installation Software section and click the Download next to the preferred driver.
  • Double-click the downloaded printer file to begin the installation.
  • Check once, if the HP wireless printer is turned on.
  • Perform the instructions that prompt on the screen to finish the HP wireless printer driver installation on the computer.
  • When the Connection Options window opens at the time of the installation, select the radio button next to the Wireless option.
  • In the next window, click the Yes, send my wireless settings to the printer option.
  • The HP wireless printer will detect the network information and connect to it.
  • After completing the above-mentioned how to setup HP wireless printer steps, click the Finish option to close the installation wizard.