HP OfficeJet 250 is a multifunctional printer that is designed for families and other home users who want a device that is capable of printing everything from documents to web pages. The printer has support for both wired and wireless connections and is very much compatible with the mobile devicesecosystem (Mopria Print Services, Apple AirPrint, and HP Smart app). In the below segments, we will discuss the steps that will help you set up the HP OfficeJet 250 printer wirelessly.

STEPS FOR INITIAL WIRELESS SETUP:

You can use the printer wirelessly with the Windows and Mac computers by installing the relevant HP printer drivers.

  • Go to the manufacturer’s website, and choose your computer’s Operating System and Version.
  • A list of printer drivers will be displayed on your screen.
  • Click on Download next to the required printer driver toand save the file on your computer.
  • Go through the on-screen instructions to install the printer drivers on your computer.
  • Once the installation process is over, press the Wireless Setup button for at least 3 seconds.
  • By doing this, the printer prepares itself for a wireless connection.
  • Ensure that your HP printer and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Place all the devices within the range to avoid interference between them.
  • Select the document or photo that needs to be printed.
  • Choose the printer from the list to initiate wireless printing.
  • Apart from this, you can use a USB cable to perform the printing operations.

Wi-Fi DIRECT SETUP:

Wi-Fi Direct is a secure wireless interface that allows you to connect the printer withto your computer without the usage of a router.

  • Turn on your HP printer.
  • Use the printer's front panel to select the Network option, and press OK.
  • Under the network settings, choose Wi-Fi Direct, and press the OK button.
  • When theWi-Fi Ddirect is fully functional, you will be able to see the Network Name (SSID) and Network Key (Password) for a few seconds.
  • Note them down for future reference.
  • Open the document or web page that needs to be printed.

Note:    Keep in mind that your PC will not have any Internet access when connected to the printer’s Wi-Fi Direct network.

  • Open the Wi-Fi settings on your computer.
  • You will see a lot of wireless networks on your screen.
  • Choose the HP wireless network from the list.
  • Connect to it by entering the Network Key (password), which you have noted down earlier.
  • Now, click on File > Print.
  • Make all the required changes, such as: Page Orientation, Paper Size, Nnumber of copies, etc.
  • Finally, click on the Print button.
  • The document will be printed and received on your HP OfficeJet 250 printer.

HP PRINTER - WPS CONNECT METHOD:

If your router supports WPS (Wi-Fi Pprotected Setup), then you can easily connect your HP printer to a wireless network.

Make sure that your wireless router has a WPS button.

  • Place the HP printer within the range of a WPS access point.
  • Turn on the HP printer and wait until it gets into the ready state.
  • Hold on to the WPS button on your WLAN access router for a few seconds.
  • Press the Wireless Setup button on your HP printer for less than 2 seconds.
  • The machine will search for a WLAN access point and start to connect automatically.
  • If the connection fails, check for any error codes on the printer WLAN report.

HP PRINTER - Wi-Fi SETUP METHOD:

  • Power on your HP printer and go to the display panel.
  • Pull the notification shade and tap on the Settings icon.
  • Click on the Network Setup option.
  • On the next screenpage, click the Wireless Settings option.
  • Tap on Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Now, the printer searches for the available Wi-Fi networks in its range.
  • Just select the network to which you want to connect.
  • Enter the password of your Wi-Fi network byusing the on-screen keyboard.
  • Once the password is typed correctly, click on Done.
  • On the Confirm Settings screenpage, you will be able to see the Network Name, Security Status, and Wireless Password.

So, by following any of the above-given methods, you can easily connect the HP OfficeJet 250 printer to a wireless network. For more clarifications, call our technicians.