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HP Wireless Printer Connection

Wireless setup for the HP Printer uses the HP Auto Wireless Connect, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, USB setup of wireless or HP Wireless Setup Wizard. With the printer model number and available network requirements, you need to select a wireless connection method. If it is 123.hp/setup printer with a display, you can choose the HP Wireless Setup Wizard. Use USB setup of wireless, if your product does not have a display. Any wireless hp 123 printer will support any one of the wireless connection methods.

HP Wireless Printer Connection

HP Wired Printer Connection

HP Wired Printer Connection

Establish the physical connection between 123.hp.com/setup printer and computer with the help of Ethernet cable. For better experience and proper connection, do not go for standard telephone cable. For the Ethernet cable connection, you need to prepare the network router with an active internet connection. The Ethernet cable should have the ends proper which are free from any cover or plastic cap. The Ethernet cable that you have selected will have eight wires with wide connector. For a wireless connection, direct supply from the network router is better.

HP USB Printer Connection

Even if you are using the wireless or wired connection, you can swap to USB connection anytime. When you connect the printer using the USB, installing the full feature driver is the optimum choice. If your computer has any printer driver installed on the computer, remove the previous driver and prepare 123.hp’setup printer for new driver installation. The length of the USB cable should be less than 3 meters. Refer the printer manual and link the cable in the correct ports.

HP USB Printer Connection

Explore solutions for common printer problems below.

HP Troubleshooting
  • The typical method for any wireless network connection is the Wireless Setup Wizard method. Your network router will have an SSID and security password. The security passwords are WEP, WPS, or WPA2. To open the Network option, visit the printer’s control panel. If you can’t find Network option, click on the Wireless option. It will expand the Settings option. From the options displayed, choose Wireless Setup Wizard that will help to activate the wireless network. After that, select the area wireless network and enter the password.
  • Yes, you can use the USB port that present on the router for your hp.com/123 printer. You can share the connection from the wireless router to the printer using the USB port. Attach the printer straight to the correct USB port. Once you have turned on the router, wait for one minute to settle down. Check the wireless lights on the router and printer to ensure the active state. Now, you can install the printer driver.
  • Yes, you can shift the wired connection of the printer to the wireless connection. Here is the overview for changing the wired printer to the wireless printer. Read the printer manual to find whether your hp setup printer model is wireless supported or not. Let’s move on to the requirements for wireless conversion. Get the regular wireless router, a printer that supports wireless connection, and computer with Windows OS or Mac OS. Access the control panel and click the Network Settings or Wireless Setup.
  • Yes, you can configure the printer to the network using USB. Select the HP wireless printer and router. Find the USB port on the router and hp 123 printer. Buy the high-end routers to get both wireless and USB functionality. Switch on the printer and router and wait for 60 seconds. Activate the print sharing on the wireless router. Locate the Print Server mode and turn on it. Click on the Start option and save the applied changes. Add 123.hp.com printer to the list using the Add a printer or scanner option.
  • Here is the step for converting to the wireless from a USB connection. Basic things or requirements for the wireless conversion are as follows. Choose the functioning wireless network and run the speed test to ensure the fast flow. The wireless network will have the name and password. The password can be WEP or WPA key phrase. You can use wireless and USB at the same time without any problem. Delete the duplicate printer from the network for error-free operation.
  • Perform some troubleshooting steps discussed here to find the wireless network-connected printer. If the USB used for connection establishment, check the USB cable and the port. If one or more printers use the same wireless router, it may slow down the connection between 123.hp.com/setup printer and computer. So, try to use a minimum number of printers in the network. Add your printer to the correct network.
  • For any problem, the printer will show the error message or indicate the issue with sound. Research the error message and find the cause of the issue using the printer manual or steps in our site. The entire power cycling of the device may resolve some issues. Put 123 hp com setup printer idle for a few minutes and start again. This will reduce the excess heat and static power on the printer. Look for the loose connection in the cables used for connection between the devices.
  • If you have chosen a wireless connection, you can go for either push button or pin method. But, make sure that the wireless router is in a ready state. The push button or pin method does not work if the signal strength is low or weak. So, check the signal strength and network capacity of the router. Ensure that your network has the WPA or WPA2 security code. You cannot connect your 123.hp'setup printer to the wireless router if it has no password. So, assign a genuine password to your home network.