HP OfficeJet 5255 is a multi-purpose printer. This printer has a built-in wireless feature that enables you to print wirelessly. So, if you want to print from your computer or any other device, you must establish communication between your printer and that computer/device. To get the Hp Officejet 5255 Wireless Setup done, you need to follow the below instructions carefully.

Wireless Setup Using The Printer’s Control Panel

If the HP OfficeJet printer is connected through a USB connection, you’ll have to change it from a USB connection to a wireless type. Look at this section for an easy solution.

  • First, you need to confirm that your printer is turned on.
  • Next, go to the printer’s control panel and tap on the Wireless icon from the home screen.
  • Now, touch the Settings icon.
  • Tap on the Wireless Setup Wizard or Wi-Fi Protected Setup option on your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer screen.
  • Next, perform the on-screen prompts on your printer and complete the wireless setup.
  • If the connection fails, reconnect your printer to the wireless network.
  • In case you want to connect your printer to the network using the Wi-Fi Direct feature, go to the printer’s home screen and tap on the Wi-Fi Direct icon. And continue to read the following steps and complete your hp officejet 5255 wireless setup.
  • Touch the Settings icon.
  • Turn on the toggle button next to the Wi-Fi Direct option.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Wireless Setup Using The Hp Smart App

In case you are connecting your printer to your computer for the first time, then download the HP Smart app on your computer. After completing the download, you can start connecting your printer to your computer. To do so, perform the below steps carefully.

  • Make sure to turn on your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer.
  • Launch the HP Smart app on the computer and click the Plus sign ( + ) below the Add a printer option.
  • Now, the HP Smart app will detect your printer that is connected to the same network.
  • If your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is not listed on the screen, click the Set Up a New Printer option located at the top of the current window.
  • Pick your printer from the list and click the Continue button and read the following steps to complete your hp officejet 5255 wifi setup.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to start the connection setup and click the Yes button in the User Account Control dialog box.
  • Now, the HP Smart app will find your printer and prepare it for the connection. Wait a few moments to finish the connection setup. Once connected, click the Continue button.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the HP OfficeJet 5255 wireless setup.

Using The Printer Software

In case you are going to connect your printer to the network using the HP software, just perform the below instructions to complete the wireless setup.

  • Make sure to connect your computer to a wireless network.
  • Ensure to connect your printer and computer to the same network.
  • Before starting the Wi-Fi setup, you must know your network name (SSID) and the WEP key or WPA Passphrase if necessary.
  • Now, launch the printer software on your computer.
  • Select the Tools tab at the top of the window.
  • Next, click on the Device Setup & Software option under Tools.
  • Choose the Connect a new device option.
  • Next, you need to click on the Manual Setup option and then choose the Wireless option.
  • Now, perform the on-screen prompts to complete the wireless setup.
  • Once the HP OfficeJet 5255 printer is successfully connected to the network, the Wi-Fi button will be lit up on your machine’s control panel.

You can complete the HP OfficeJet 5255 wireless setup by following the above instructions. In case you have any other issues with your printer, feel free to contact our technical experts to solve them. For this purpose, we have provided a call option on this page.