Setting up HP Wireless Printer using USB Setup of Wireless

Friday, April 20th 2018. | Setup

Setting up HP Wireless Printer using USB Setup of Wireless – For HP Printers with the wireless feature but does not have any display, you can set its wireless connectivity using USB setup for wireless. It can be used during the installation process of the printer software

You are required to connect your computer and the printer through a USB cable temporarily during the installation process. Make sure to disconnect and connect the cable only when the software prompts you to do so. It will help you configure the wireless connection of your printer. There are some cases where the software will find the wireless settings automatically.

To connect your wireless printer to your wireless router using USB setup of wireless, proceed to Installing Printer Software

Setting up HP Wireless Printer USB Setup of Wireless through A Wireless Router

You can also connect the printer to a wireless router through USB setup of wireless. Before installing the printer software, make sure it is the latest version and suitable for both the printer model and operating system of your computer. The computer and printer should be connected to the same network. The steps of the installation are listed below.

  • Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Once the Connection Type prompt appears, choose to wither Wireless, Network, or Through the Network. The exact wording of the prompts depends on the software version. There are some cases where the software can find the wireless settings automatically.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.

If your printer is already connected to the network, it should be automatically discovered during the process of installation. Make sure the computer and the printer are connected to the same network.

There are times when the software cannot find the printer on the network. In this case, you can search the printer through its assigned IP address using an “advanced search”. The IP address can be found by printing a Network Configuration page or Wireless Network Test report. Make sure to connect the USB cable only when it is prompted.

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