How To Reset HP Wireless Printer Password & Factory Settings?

In the below article we have shown you the step-by-step guide to Reset HP Wireless Printer Password & Factory Settings, as at times HP printers get some issues while printing. Nonetheless, resetting the HP wireless printer to its factory settings is the go-to option to do that.

Steps to Reset HP Wireless Printer Password & Factory Settings

  • Disconnect the power cord and Unplug your printer from the power outlet while it is still on. (Withdraw a USB cable or a pen drive if any).
  • Now, wait for a few minutes for it to process.
  • On your HP wireless printer, press and hold down the power button for about 30 seconds.
  • In the next step, connect the power plug back into the power outlet and then plug back the power cord to the printer.
  • Switch your printer ON and wait until the printer warm-up period finishes.
  • Once the resetting process is completed, you will need to proceed with the steps to install HP printer software and print driver. It may take 1.5 hours to complete the installation process.

Steps to Install HP Printer Software and Print Driver

Step 1: Open and then click on the download button.

Step 2: Next, go to the HP easy start after the software download is completed.

Step 3: Now go to the setup my printer option and accept all terms and conditions to continue. Again, click on continue on the next window.

Step 4: Make sure that the power button light is ON by navigating to the printer’s control panel.

Step 5: The Connect screen will show your printer series and serial number as [Ready to connect].

Step 6: In the next connect screen, you will be prompted to choose your HP printer from the list and then click on continue once you select it.

Step 7: The next screen will display your printer and your wireless network SSID connecting each other with a joint button. 

Step 8: Next, click on join once you check that everything is correct.

Step 9: And if in another case, the network name is incorrect, then manually click on the network name button and choose the correct network from the network name dropdown list. Click on join to continue.

Step 10: Now, you will be disconnected temporarily from the wifi. But at the same time, the connection will be on the verge of setup.

Step 11: In the next window, the HP easy start will ask you for access to the above-selected wireless network. Click on Allow to proceed. 

Step 12: After the previous step, you will be able to retrieve the password for your wireless network. Now, connect your printer using the same security key to your wireless network.

Step 13: HP easy start will start setting up your wireless printer after you connect it using the security key of the wireless printer.

Step 14: Next, follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation process.

Step 15: Choose the software you desire to install and then click on continue.

Step 16: Follow the on-screen instructions till the Enable Printing screen appears.

Step 17: Next, create a print queue by clicking on “Add a printer”.

Step 18: Finally, choose your printer name and click on Add under the add window screen.

Step 19: Lastly, continue your print jobs to check the proper setup process.

We hope the above article helped you to Reset HP Wireless Printer Password & Factory Settings.

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