Guidelines to use a Router to Make an HP Printer a Wireless Printer:
If you connect your HP printer with a router, you can take the benefits of wireless printing. With is you
can connect your device with a number of the computing device without installing each time on a new
computer. Just connect the printer and computer on the same network and use it freely. Call upon HP
phone number for further support.
How to connect your printer with Router?
Configure on Network
1. Take USB cable and connect it on the ports of both printer and router. Or you can connect with
the wall jack on the network available.
2. Now turn your printer on by holding the power button for a while. Now let the router and
3. Open the configuration page of the printer using the Control panel. The configuration page
includes all necessary technical details for your computer such as IP address used. Or you can
simply assign the IP address from the same Control panel. To print the configuration page and
assign an IP address, you must have the model number and manufacturer’s details with you,
which you can find o the user’s manual.
4. Now, install the software for your printer. You can get the software with the CD/DVD you
received and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation of the software. Use the
same IP address that you get on the configuration page you printed. Or, you can connect your
printer from the list of network devices. Reboot your computer.
You can connect your printer’s software simply by following the steps in the user’s manual with
the USB cable.
Now on the connected printer, you have to allow the File and Print sharing option. Open the
Control panel by clicking on the Start button. Enter “Network” in the search box from the top-
right corner of the screen of Control panel. Open the “Network and Sharing Center” and choose
“Change Advanced Sharing Settings”. Enable the “Turn on File and Printer sharing” option and
press the “Save changes” button. Enter the password for administrator and close all window.
Now open the “Printer and Devices” from Control panel
Now choose the printers you want to connect from the list and select “Properties” option.
Explore the sharing settings by clicking on the sharing tab. Choose “share this printer” and check
the box. In order to save changes Click Apply followed by OK. Close all the dialog box and
connect with the computer wireless while using your HP printer.
You can connect the printer on any computer saved on the same network. From any networked
device, Click on Devices and Printers>>Add printer>>Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth
printer. Choose the printer from the list and hit Next and then Follow the prompts.
If you are not able to perform the router and printer connection, dial HP printer support number.