How Can I Change the WiFi Direct Password and Other Settings?

Open the Embedded Web Server (EWS), also known as the web-based homepage of your printer. This will let you change the WiFi Direct settings including name, status, and password.

  • Connect your mobile or PC to the printer using WiFi Direct.
  • Open the web browser and enter in the address field.
  • When you see the website security certificate, select Continue. This will open the EWS of your printer.
  • Now, switch to the Network tab.        
  • Click Status.
  • If prompted, select a secure HTTP-enabled webpage.
  • Select the Redirect to HTTP or OK button.
  • If it shows a message stating Your connection is not private then, select Advanced and click Proceed to [IP address of your HP printer].
  • Select Edit Settings on the WiFi Direct page.
  • Now, you can make the necessary changes and hit the Apply button.

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