How to Restore WiFi Setup Mode on HP Printers?

When you turn ON your HP wireless printer first time, they enter into wifi setup mode. The setup mode will make your printer accessible to the HP Smart app or HP software and make it easier to set up. For safety purposes, the wi-fi setup mode continues for a limited duration. If the setup mode duration expires but the printer does not connect to the network. Then restore the printer wifi setup mode to make it discoverable again.

Regain wifi setup mode for various HP printer models

HP Laser 100, Color Laser 150 printers

  • Firstly press the cancel or resume/cancel button to make your printer ready.
  • Next, press and hold the Wireless button for 20 seconds until the power or attention light starts blinking.

Note:- The control panel of your printer might look different, but you have to follow the same steps.

  • Now you have to wait for exactly one minute.
  • Now within two hours, you need to return to the smart app or software to search and add your printer to complete the setup process.

HP Laser MFP 130, Color Laser MFP 170 printers

  • Firstly, press the menu button.
  • Next, you need to navigate to the Network option with the help of the right arrow key and then press ok.
  • Now select wifi default and then press the ok button.
  • Now you have to wait for exactly one minute.
  • Lastly, within two hours, you are supposed to return to the smart app or software to search and add hp printer to complete the setup process.

HP Laser NS, Neverstop Laser printers

  • At first, press the cancel button to ready your printer.
  • Now push and hold both wireless and cancel buttons together for three seconds until the printer restarts.
  • Next, after restarting the printer, you need to wait for one minute until the blue wireless light blinks.
  • Now return to the smart app or software to search and add your printer within two hours to complete the setup process.

HP Smart Tank 670, 720, 750, 7000, 7300 printers

  • First, you need to press any button to put your printer in the ready state.
  • Now press and hold the information button for five seconds until the control panel lights up.
  • Next, you need to press and hold the wireless and cancel button for five seconds until the wifi light starts blinking blue.
  • Lastly, within two hours, you are supposed to return to the smart app or software to search and add hp printer to complete the setup process.

HP Smart Tank 790, 7600 printers

  • At first, press and hold the wifi button from the back-side of the printer for five seconds. Or until the control panel shows a prompt message.
  • Now on the control panel display, continue with the selection ok. Now the status light will blink purple.
  • Next, within two hours, you need to return to the hp smart app or software to search and add hp printer to complete the setup.

Restore wifi setup mode for all HP Tango printers

  • Firstly, press and hold the wifi button for five seconds from the back-side of the printer.
  • Now, wait for the status light to beat blue.
  • Next, within two hours, you need to return to the hp smart app or software to search and add hp printer to complete the setup.

HP DeskJet 2700, 2700e, 4100, 4100e printers

  • First of all, press the cancel button to ready your printer.
  • Now press and hold the wireless and cancel button together for five seconds until the power button starts blinking.
  • Next, you need to wait until the blue wireless button keeps on blinking.
  • Finally, within two hours, you are supposed to return to the hp smart app or software to search and add hp printer to complete the setup.

HP ENVY 6000, 6000e, 6400e, ENVY Pro 6400 printers

  • First, turn your printer to its back-side. Now you need to press and hold the wireless button for five seconds.
  • Now you have to wait for the status light to turn purple.
  • Last, within two hours, you are supposed to return to the app or software to search and add your printer and finish the setup.

HP LaserJet M109, M109e, M112, M112e printers

  • Firstly, you need to press the resume/cancel button to wake up your printer if in sleep mode.
  • Now press and hold the wireless button for more than 20 seconds or until the attention light starts blinking.
  • Next, release the wireless button. Now the printer will restart and the wireless light keeps blinking.
  • After that, within two hours, you need to return to the HP smart app to search and add the printer device to complete the setup.

HP LaserJet M207-M212, MFP M232-M237 printers

  • First, press the cancel button to ready your hp printer.
  • Now press and hold the information button for five seconds or until the control panel light starts blinking.
  • Now press the wireless and cancel button at the same time.
  • Next, you need to wait for 60 seconds until the wireless button keeps blinking blue. 
  • After that, within two hours, you need to return to the HP smart app to search and add the printer device to complete the setup.

Restore WiFi setup mode on all other HP printers

Restore wifi setup mode for all other printers with a touchscreen display

  • At first, from the printer control panel, touch on the Setup icon or Wireless icon.
  • Now tap on Network setup or Settings and then touch on Restore Network Settings.
  • If there is a prompt message of confirmation, then touch on Yes.
  • Now, wait for 60 seconds until the blue wireless light starts blinking.
  • Finally, within two hours, return to the HP smart app or software to search and add your printer and finish the setup process.

Restore wifi setup mode for all other HP inkjet and ink tank printers without a touchscreen

  • Firstly, press the cancel button to make your printer ready.
  • Now press and hold the wireless and cancel button together until the power button flashes.
  • Next, you need to wait for 60 seconds until the wireless light blinks blue.
  • After that, within two hours, you need to return to the HP smart app or software window to complete the setup process.

Restore wifi setup mode for all other HP LaserJet printers without a touchscreen

  • First, push the cancel button to ready your printer.
  • Now press and hold the wireless button until the wireless light starts blinking.
  • Now you need to wait for 60 seconds until the wireless light blinks blue.
  • Finally, within two hours, return to the hp smart app to search and add your printer to finish the setup.

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