HP Wireless Printer Setup For Windows 10

When you need to quickly print something don’t you just despise those times that your printer is just packed away somewhere. Are you tired of plugging in a pesky USB cable?

Without being physically attached to the unit, a HP wireless printer will allow for remote access to the peripheral, letting Windows 10 to print, fax and scan.

HP Wireless Printer Setup For Windows 10

To setup HP wireless printer for Windows 10:

To connect your printer:

  • Press Windows Key + Q to open Cortana
  • Type “printer” in the Search field
  • After selecting Printers & Scanners, turn on the printer
  • Connect it to the Wi-Fi network and click on  Add a printer or scanner
  • From the results, select the printer
  • Click on Add Device

For some reason, there’s a chance that Windows is not able to locate your printer. The issue can be easily rectified by attempting to connect the printer manually to Windows 10. Run through the wizard as follows:

  • Open Cortana(again press on Windows Key + Q)
  • Select Printers & Scanners by typing “printers”
  • Then Add a printer or scanner and select the printer that I want isn’t listed
  • Click on wireless or network discoverable printer
  • Choose the printer that is connected

Changing the default printer:

By selecting the one that is used most recently, on the connected network, Windows will attempt to set the default printer. The OS can remember which printer to use when switching between networks since this is toggled on by default

  • After opening Cortana look for “printer” in the search bar
  • Choose Printers & Scanners and then turn off “Let Windows manage my default printer
  • From the list of device names, choose the printer you would like to set as default
  • Click on Manage and then Set as Default 

Installation of the printer driver:

Use the Windows Add a Printer wizard to select your printer connection type and to install the built-in print driver

Trying to print and scan a document:

Printing and scanning, depends on your printer’s functionality

To ensure that the printer is working:

  • If the driver is installed you will be able to print and scan
  • You may have to attempt to troubleshoot if you cannot print and scan

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