What is a HP Wireless printer?
HP wireless printer contains a wireless adapter that can connect to a wireless network and allows computers and smart devices connected to the system using the printer. Due to the wireless connection, you can place the printer in a convenient location in your home. It is essential to make sure the area you select for the hp printer gives a strong signal between the printer and a wireless router.
Why do I want a HP Wireless printer?
Perhaps the most significant benefit of the wireless printer is not necessarily placed next to a computer or a wireless router but can be placed anywhere in your home where you have power outlets available. Another benefit is that one of the computers connected to your network with a wired or wireless connection can use the printer after you install the printer software on each machine.
Whether to use the secure HP wireless printer?
The printer you will use the same wireless security methods such as a wireless computer on your wireless network, and no less safe. Also, the existence of your wireless network printer does not make the system less secure.
How does a wireless printer is connected to my wireless network?
There are several methods used to connect the HP printer to a wireless network. The printer has a display typically provides front panel Wireless Setup Wizard that can be accessed from the Menu. Wireless Setup Wizard will display a list of detected wireless networks. After you select the system, you want to connect with printers. You will be prompted to enter the wireless password (if the order is using security). A printer without display will use a process-driven software called USB Setup of a Wireless connection using the USB cable between the printer and the computer while to configure the printer.
You will run the printer software on your computer and follow the instructions on the software that will user guide you to connect with printers. Note that the equipment must also be connected to a wireless network. Another standard method for printers with and without a display is Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). There are two methods available. Button method requires you first to start WPS on the printer and then pressing the WPS on your router (if supported). If the PIN method is used, the printer will give you a PIN code that will be inserted into the router.
Share USB printer only print function allows you to share. If the printer also has the capability of scanning or fax, only a computer connected directly to the printer that can scan or send faxes. Also, the network places the printer attached must be turned on and not in sleep mode for other systems to share printers. Maybe complicated to set up the printer Division is connected with the USB cable to the network. The ability to share printer sharing can also be unreliable after you update the operating system of the computer or system security.
Why not add a HP wireless adapter to my current USB printer?
Wireless adapter (sometimes called the wireless printer adapter, or USB adapter) is often the price is the same as the new wireless printer, and it may be challenging to install. The wireless adapter only provides the functionality of the printing. If your printer has the capability of scanning or fax, it is not accessible.
Should I use the USB port on your wireless router to my printer?
The USB port, are available on some wireless routers, enabling printing from a computer on the network, but does not allow a scan or fax, if your printer has that ability.
Connecting your wireless printer
- Unpack your printer.
- Follow the instructions to remove packaging arrangements.
- Connect the power cord, turn on the printer and install the print cartridge. Let the printer get through startupnya, including routine prints the alignment page (if any).
- Select a connection method described below. If your printer supports it and you choose (wired) Ethernet connection, connect now and skip the to install the printer software.
HP Wireless Auto Connect
HP Wireless Auto Connect is a technology that allows you to connect your printer to your wireless network automatically without the need to connect any cables or insert your wireless network settings such as the network name or your password. Many of the new HP printers will have this ability during the installation process the software standard.
To use this option, install the software for your printer and follow the instructions on the screen. When prompted, select the connection type “network (Ethernet/wireless) and then select” “Yes, send my wireless settings to the printer (recommended).” It’s him! HP’S software will do the rest. Not all computer or network configuration is compatible with the HP Wireless Auto Connect. In this case, the method of mounting the wireless alternatives will be offered.
Source: HP Official Site