Looking to set up the HP OfficeJet 5200 printer over a wireless network, but have no idea how to start it? If that’s the case, read this article completely to know the entire HP OfficeJet 5200 wireless setup process.

HP OfficeJet 5200 Series Wireless Setup - 2 Simple Methods

You can easily connect HP OfficeJet 5200 To Wi-Fi in two different ways.

  • From the Printer’s Control Panel
  • Using the HP Smart app

Both these methods are pretty easy to perform.

Connect your printer to a wireless network using the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup method. And then, install the printer on the smartphone or computer using its setup file or app if you wish to perform the HP officejet 5200 series wireless setup from the printer’s control panel.

Similarly, if you wish to use the HP Smart app, connect your printer to your wireless network or put it in the setup mode and use the app on the computer or smartphone to complete the rest of the Wi-Fi setup process.

Prepare Devices For HP OfficeJet 5200 Wi-Fi Setup

Before going to the Wi-Fi setup process, ensure the following:

  • The printer, wireless router, and computer (or smartphone) are turned on and ready to use.
  • The OfficeJet printer is not connected to your computer using the USB cable.
  • All the devices (printer, computer or smartphone, and router) are placed in the same room.
  • You know your Wi-Fi network’s (that you’re using for the wireless setup) SSID and password.
  • The firewall, antivirus software, or settings enabled on your computer or network are temporarily disabled.

From The HP Printer Control Panel

As said earlier, connect your printer to the wireless network. After doing that, use the printer setup file or app to complete the HP OfficeJet 5200 wireless setup.

  • Locate and tap on the Wi-Fi icon on your printer’s home screen.
  • Choose Settings > Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (requires a wireless router with a WPS button to connect your printer to the Wi-Fi network).
  • Connect your HP printer to the wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • Now, connect your smartphone or computer to the same wireless network.
  • Open the printer software or app on your device.
  • Install the printer on your device over a wireless network by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Using The HP Smart App

  • Initially, put your printer in the setup mode (if necessary) or connect it to a wireless network by referring to the instructions above.
  • Next, open the HP Printer Smart app on your device.
  • If you’re using a smartphone, enable the Bluetooth feature on it.
  • Tap on the Add Printer button or click on the Set up a new printer button to install the printer on your smartphone or computer over the wireless network.

Change HP Printer From USB To Wireless

You can easily change your printer’s connection type from USB to Wi-Fi using the printer software or the HP Smart app.

Using HP OfficeJet 5200 Software

For Windows
  • Open the software.
  • Go to Tools.
  • Click on the Device Setup & Software option followed by Convert a USB-connected device to wireless.
  • Change your printer’s connection type by following the rest of the instructions displayed on the screen.
For Mac
  • Unplug the USB cable from your printer and the computer.
  • Restore your printer’s network settings.
  • Use the latest and most compatible printer software for Mac to set up the printer on your computer over the wireless network.

Using The HP Smart Printer App(Windows 10)

  • Open the Smart app.
  • Choose your HP OfficeJet printer if necessary.
  • Now, locate the “Make printing easier by connecting…” message and click on the Learn More command beside it to connect your printer to the wireless network (instead of using the USB connection).

We hope that the HP OfficeJet 5200 wireless setup instructions above have helped you set up your printer over the Wi-Fi network. Reach us if you want real-time assistance in setting up your printer over the wireless network. To do this, utilize the call option provided on this page.