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How To Connect HP Deskjet Printer To WiFi

How To Connect HP Deskjet Printer To WiFi

There are two ways to connect an HP Deskjet printer a to WiFi network:

- Connect the printer using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
- Or Connect the printer using HP printer software, the HP Smart app



Connect the HP Deskjet printer to wifi, using WPS

Follow these steps to connect your printer to your wireless network with the WPS button on the router.

Deskje and powert Step 1 - Turn on the printer.


Deskjet and the buttons WiFi and power Step 2 - On the printer panel, press and hold the Wi-Fi button and the Power button at the same time for 3 seconds or until the light starts blinking.


Router Step 3 - On the router, press the WPS button.

Mind that the printer searches for a WPS connection for 2 minutes after the WiFi button on the printer is pressed. If you were unable to press the WPS button on the router within 2 minutes, then repeat steps 2 and 3.

Once the printer connects to the wireless network, the WiFi light on the control panel turns on solid.



Connect the HP Deskjet printer to Wifi, using the HP Smart app

Use the HP Smart app to connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network from your computer, with Windows 10 or macOS, or an Android or Apple mobile device.

When your operating system is Windows 10:

Deskjet and power button Step 1 - Turn on the printer.


Computer Step 2 - On your computer, download and install HP Smart from the Microsoft store.


Deskjet and WiFi button Step 3 - On the printer panel, press and hold the Wi-Fi button for 3 seconds or until the light starts blinking.


Computer and Plus button Step 4 - On your computer, open HP Smart, and click the Plus sign. - HP Smart then searches for printers on your wireless network -


Step 5 - Select your printer, and then click "Continue".


Step 6 - When prompted, type the WEP- or WPA-key (network password).
You can usually find it on your router.
If it's not there, then use HP's support info.


Step 7 - After the printer connects to your wireless network, click "Continue", and then click "Exit Setup".

Once the printer connects to the wireless network, the WiFi light on the control panel turns on solid.



When your operating system is macOS:

Deskjet and power button Step 1 - Turn on the printer.


Computer Step 2 - On your computer, download and install HP Smart from the App Store.


From here, see Steps 3 to 7, under "Windows 10" on this page.



When you use an Android device:

Step 1 - Turn on the printer.

Step 2 - On your Android device, set Bluetooth "on".

Step 3 - Download and install HP Smart from hp.com.


Deskjet and WiFi button Step 4 - On the printer panel, press and hold the Wi-Fi button for 3 seconds or until the light starts blinking.


Plus sign Step 4 - On your Android device, open HP Smart, and tap the Plus sign.


Step 5 - Tap "Add your printer" - You'll see a list of printers -

Step 6 - Tap your printer. (HP=Setup

Step 7 - When prompted, type the WEP- or WPA-key (network password).
You can usually find it on your router.
If it's not there, then use HP's support info


Step 8 - After the printer connects to your WiFi network, you may skip the remaining screens to complete the setup. The WiFi light on the printer's panel turns on solid.



When you use an iOS mobile device:

Step 1 - Turn on the printer.

Step 2 - On your iOS device, set Bluetooth "on".

Step 3 - Download and install HP Smart from the App Store.

From here, see Steps 4 to 9, under "Android device" on this page.



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