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Facing issues setting up your printer or installing the printer driver? Use our recommended automated Virtual Agent to get product specific setup information or HP Print & Scan doctor to diagnose and fix printer setup issues.

We’ve made it easy to download  hp printer setup software to set up your printer. Enter your product name and we’ll get you the right printer setup software and drivers. Facing issues setting up your printer or installing the printer driver? Use our recommended automated Virtual Agent to get product specific setup information or HP Print Scan doctor to diagnose and fix printer setup issues. We support all major desktop and mobile operating systems, including Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android. Make sure you know your network name and your security password (WEP, WPA, or WPA2). On the printer's control panel, go to the Network menu or touch the wireless icon and then go to settings. Select Wireless Setup Wizard. The Wireless Setup Wizard displays a list of wireless networks in the area.

 

HP printer setup (Wi-Fi network)

Restore network default settings on the printer

Prepare a printer for a Wi-Fi connection by restoring its default network settings.

When the settings are restored, the printer enters Wi-Fi setup mode for about two hours, making it discoverable during the HP software installation.

  • Most printers with a touchscreen: 123.hp.com/setup From the Wireless  or Setup  menu, select Network setup or Settings, and then select Restore Network Settings.
  • Most inkjet printers without a touchscreen: Press and hold the Wireless and Cancel buttons until the Power button flashes, and then wait for the Wireless light to flash.
  • Most Laser printers without a touchscreen or control panel menu: Press and hold the Wirelessbutton until the Attention  and Power lights flash, or press and hold the Wireless  and Cancel  buttons until the Wireless light flashes (Laser NS, Neverstop). The printer might restart.
  • Most LaserJet printers without a touchscreen: Press and hold the Wirelessbutton  until the Attention light  flashes, and then wait for the Wireless light to flash.
  • Envy 6000, 6000e, 6400e, ENVY Pro 6400, DeskJet Plus IA 6000, 6400, and Tango printers: Press and hold the Wireless button  on the back of the printer for five seconds until the Status light flashes (blue or purple depending on the model).

Install HP Smart

Install the HP Smart app on your computer or mobile device.

Do the following if you are setting up the printer on a Wi-Fi network.

  • Place the printer and the computer or mobile device near the Wi-Fi router.
  • Turn on Wi-Fi on your computer or mobile device and connect to your network. If the computer is connected to the network with an Ethernet cable, temporarily disconnect the cable and use the Wi-Fi connection during the setup.
  • Enable Bluetooth on the computer or mobile device so that HP Smart can detect the printer during the setup.
  • After installing HP Smart for iOS and Android, enable the mobile device location service and allow the app to use your location to detect the printer and offer solutions during setup.
  1. Download the HP Smart app from hp.com/setup (Android, Apple iOS, iPadOS),  If you are prompted to sign in with Microsoft to use the app across devices, you can sign in or clickNo, thanks to continue.​
  2. If you are setting up HP Smart for the first time, you must create or sign in to an HP account to access all printer functions.
  3. In HP Smart, click Add Printeror the plus sign  to search for the printer, and then follow the instructions to complete the setup.
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