How to Secure the HP Wireless Direct Feature on an HP Printer?

If your printer supports the HP Wireless Direct feature, you can make it more secure by entering a password for using the printer.

  • Open the Control Panel of your printer.
  • From there, you need to launch the HP Wireless Direct Settings menu. For this, you can follow any of the following methods:
    • Click the HP Wireless Direct button or icon.
    • Go to the Wireless Settings or Network Setup menu. Then, press the Wireless Direct option.
  • On the Wireless Direct window, press the On button to require confirmation. Alternatively, you can press On with the security option to require a password for using the printer.
  • Make sure you note down the passcode and tap OK to save settings.

This should be noted that the HP Wireless Direct was replaced by the Wi-Fi Direct feature after the 2014 release.

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