How to Turn Off Web Services on HP Printers?

The Web Services feature can be disabled either from the Embedded Web Server (EWS) or printer control panel. Read the following instructions based on the type of printer you use:

Disable web services on HP printers with touchscreen or LCD display

  • Tap the HP ePrint icon on the printer control panel or tap on the Settings option.
  • In case you don’t find this icon on your printer, go to the Web Services Setup, Network Setup, or Wireless Settings. This will open a Services menu based on the printer model.
  • Then, press the Remove, Disable, or Turn Off button depending on the printer model.
  • Pursue the on-screen instructions to disable Services.

Turn off web services on HP printers without touchscreen or LCD display

  • Print the Wireless Network Test Results or Network Configuration page using the combination of buttons on the printer control panel.
    • For most printers: Use ‘Wireless and Information’ buttons or ‘Wireless and Start Copy Black’ buttons.
    • For Tango, ENVY 6400 & 6000, and HP DeskJet 6400 & 6000: Press and hold the Information icon until all the control panel buttons lighten up. Then, select the Information and Resume buttons together.
  • Locate the IP address of your HP printer on the printout.
  • Enter this IP address in the web browser.
  • Then, enter the information depending on what screen displays; Website Security Certificate or Login window.
  • Switch to the Services tab on the EWS.
  • Go to the Services Settings list.
  • Click the Remove option.
  • After selecting Remove, perform the on-screen instructions to disable Services.

Note that if you turn off Web Services, a few features and benefits will not work. It includes HP ePrint email, HP Instant Ink, Print Anywhere, and HP Printer apps.

Read more: How to enable web services on HP printer

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