HP Printer WPS Pin

Where is the WPS Pin located on my HP printer?

WPS is the wifi protected setup that allows the printer to connect to the wireless connection. There are various ways in which the HP printer can be connected to. The WPS pin is a unique number that is generated by the printer to connect to a wireless connection in a secure manner. HP printers come with the unique option of securely connecting the printer to a wireless connection. This system is an efficient system that can be used and the printer will be connected to a wireless connection in a matter of seconds.

What is the WPS pin?

WPS Pin is the Wifi Protected Setup that can be connected to the printer using a pin. The pin comes with a unique 8-digit number. It is a unique number that is generated every time the user connects the printer to a wireless connection. The main reason HP printers come with the WPS Pin option is to maintain security. This will allow the user to securely connect to a wireless connection. At the same time, it will protect the printer from unknown users.

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Where to find the WPS pin on HP Printer?

Connecting the HP printer to a wireless connection using the WPS pin is simple. But, the right instructions should be followed. The instructions to locate the WPS pin will be provided below. When it comes to printers with a display, it is easy to locate the WPS pin with a few simple instructions. When it comes to printers without a display there are alternate measures to be followed to complete the connection of the HP printer to a wireless connection.

Where is the WPS Pin located on my HP printer?

There are two ways in which the HP printer can be connected to a wireless connection using the WPS method.

1) WPS Push Button
2) WPS Pin

For the HP printers that do not have a display, the WPS push button method can be used. And, for HP printers that have a screen the WPS pin method can be used.

Connect the HP Printer Without Display via WPS Button

If you have an HP printer that does not have a display use the following instructions to complete the setup to connect the printer to a wireless connection.

  • Power up the HP printer and give it a few minutes before proceeding further with connecting it to a network.
  • It is important to check the wireless connection. There should be an active wireless connection.
  • The connection should be stable with sufficient speed so that the printer will be able to connect without any issues.
  • The key element of connecting the HP printer to the wireless connection is to locate the WPS push button.
  • For HP printers that do not have a display panel, the WPS push button is the wireless icon.
  • Press and hold the wireless icon on the HP printer for a few seconds.
  • Move over to the wireless router and locate the WPS push button.
  • Check the rear end of the wireless router to locate the push button.
  • Press and hold it to download for a few seconds.
  • Note that the WPS push button on the HP printer and the WPS push button on the router is pressed at the same time.
  • When the WPS push button is pressed the light on the printer and the router will blink.
  • Give the printer and the router a few seconds and the connection will be established within a few seconds.

Note that the process will have to be completed a few times if the connection has not taken place with the first try.

Connect the HP Printer With Display via WPS Button

Follow the below steps to complete connecting the HP printer using the WPS push button with a printer that has a display.

  1. Power up the HP Printer and give it a few seconds to remain idle.
  2. Complete a final check with the wireless connection before initiating the connection process.
  3. Make sure the wifi connection is active and stable. Complete a quick speed check to make sure the connection is functioning effectively.
  4. Move over to the HP printer to locate the WPS push button on a printer with a display.
  5. Press the wireless icon on the printer and choose wireless settings.
  6. Following this, scroll further down to choose WPS and select the WPS Push-button.
  7. At the same time, the WPS Push button on the printer should also be pressed down.
  8. The WPS button on the wifi router can be found at the rear end.
  9. Note that the WPS button should be pressed at the same time on the printer and the router.
  10. Give it a few seconds to complete the connection. If the connection fails to take place proceed with the step until the connection is established.

Connect HP printer using the WPS pin.

This method can be used when a printer has a display. The WPS pin method is a secure method that generates a unique 8-digit code. Follow the steps below to assist in the process of connecting the HP printer to a wireless network.

  • Power up the HP printer and allow it to remain idle for a few minutes before starting the connection.
  • If the printer has already been turned on, restart it and then proceed.
  • Move over to the HP printer and press the wireless button which will be redirected to wireless settings.
  • From the list choose Wifi Protected Setup followed by WPS pin.
  • On clicking the WPS pin, the unique code will be generated.
  • Note that the WPS pin will only last for a few seconds and the process has to be completed at once.
  • Once the pin has been generated, enter the WPS pin on the device.
  • Once the pin has been entered the connection will be established in a matter of a few seconds.
  1. Power up the HP printer.
  2. Move over to the Control Panel.
  3. Choose Wireless Settings.
  4. Select WPS. This will provide a list.
  5. The WPS pin option will be available here.
  1. Power up the HP printer.
  2. Move over and locate the button with a wireless icon.
  3. Press and hold it down to initiate the WPS connection.

The above steps will assist in connecting the HP printer to a wireless connection using the WPS push button or the WPS pin method.

If there are issues along the way of connecting the HP printer to a wireless connection using the WPS method, contact us. We will be able to complete the connection process for you in a matter of minutes with the help of our team of experts.