How to do HP Printer Setup with Wi-Fi Direct on Windows?

Most HP wireless printers released in 2014 or later come up with a Wi-Fi direct connection option on Windows. You can use the Wi-Fi direct option when your local wireless network is unavailable.

Print with Wi-Fi direct for Windows O.S

You can send a print job using a direct wireless connection between your printer and a windows computer.

  • Firstly, ensure that paper is loaded inside the input tray.
  • Now turn ON your printer.
  • Next, you need to search for Printers and Scanners in your windows search bar and open it.
  • Now click on Add a printer or scanner.
  • Next, click on the link Show Wi-Fi Direct printers.
Show wi-fi direct on windows
  • Now select the printer starting with the DIRECT keyword followed by your printer model name.
  • Now click on Add device.
  • After that, a WPS PIN prompt window will display on the computer. Now check the printer control panel or the printed information sheet during the setup for the PIN.
  • Ensure that you enter the PIN within 90 seconds and click Next to complete the connection process.

Note:- If your PIN expires, then you need to restart your computer first and then try the setup process again.

  • If a Driver is unavailable status message displays, then download and install a compatible driver for your printer first.
  • Now open the item you are supposed to print and then click a file and then click Print.
  • Finally, select your printer from the list and click on Print.
Frequently asked questions on WiFi direct

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