Connect your Wi-Fi devices to the HP printer without traditional home, office or public Wi-Fi network with the Wi-Fi Direct features of the HP printer. Thinking how? Ease up and follow the below article for a deep insight on the printing process of HP printer with Wi-Fi Direct on Windows and Mac.

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Print with HP Wi-Fi Direct on Windows

  • Initially turn on your HP printer
  • Then from the printer control panel, press the Wi-Fi Direct icon
  • In the following Wi-Fi Direct details screen note down the Wi-Fi direct name and its password
  • Further, at the end of the page there is a settings icon
  • In the following Wi-Fi Direct settings screen turn on the Wi-Fi Direct
  • The connection method will be automatic
  • The connection method can be altered from automatic or manual based on the preference
  • Navigate to your windows system
  • Tap on the start button and choose settings
  • Open the network and internet option
  • In the following screen select show available networks option
  • Select the printers name that start with Direct in front of it
  • Tap on the connect button below the network name
  • Don’t enter the router pin
  • Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password and click the Next button

Navigate to the settings menu of the system and tap on the Devices. Choose printers and scanners option. Now choose add a printers & scanners option. In the following list choose the printer with Direct in front of its name. In the next screen click on the manage button. Open a document; go to file and start printing as usual. Once done you can connect to your home or the office network.

Print with HP Wi-Fi Direct on Mac

Follow the below steps to print from their Mac to a HP printer using Wi-Fi Direct

  • Initially turn on your HP printer and note down the Wi-Fi Direct name of your printer
  • Press the Wi-Fi Direct icon and open the settings menu
  • From the following page note down the Wi-Fi Direct name and the password
  • Now tap on the Wi-Fi icon and choose the Wi-Fi Direct printer name
  • In the following pop-up window enter the Wi-Fi Direct network password that you have noted from your printer
  • Then click Next
  • Now from your computer open the document that you want to print
  • Tap on the file menu and choose print
  • once the job gets completed, you can reconnect your printer to the original Wi-Fi network

We hope that this article has been an eye opener regarding the long existing dilemmas, doubts and queries regarding the Wi-Fi Direct setup of HP printer with Mac and windows OS.

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