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Hp printer drivers download and install complete solution

Without the Hp printer drivers download, there won’t be any communication between the printer and your computer. 

It acts as an intermediary between the printer’s hardware and the printing management of the computer to give them excellent communication.

Thus, before connecting a new Hp printer, it is necessary to install the corresponding drivers.

If you are looking for a guide with proper steps to download hp printer drivers, then look no further. We have compiled this guide with all the steps required to download and install the Hp printer drivers.

Hp printer drivers download for windows

To download the drivers from the official website of hp you will need the printer’s name and model number. This will help the hp website recognize your printer and display the list of drivers specific to your printer model.

The information about the printer’s name and model is printed on the backside of the printer.

  • Now open the official website of Hp in your web browser.
  • Go to support and drivers page and from there, navigate to the Drivers and software page.
  • Now from the product category list choose printer.
  • At this time you will have to provide information about your printer.
  • Enter your product name in the, identify your printer search box and click on the submit button.
  • Now you have to select your operating system.
  • Hp website will search and list the available latest drivers for your printer.
  • Just click on the download button and your Hp printer driver download process will begin.

How to Install the Hp printer drivers

  • When the driver file is downloaded, you have to install it on your computer.
  • Locate the driver file you have downloaded. It will be an exe file.
  • Run the installation file and click on the install button.
  • When the installation is complete, restart the computer.

Update your hp printer drivers

Keep your Hp printer drivers to the latest released version. To update the drivers from the device manager follow the steps:

  • Go to start menu, find and open the run dialog box. There is also a short cut to do this. The run dialog box will instantly open if you press the Windows key and R key on the keyboard at the same time.
  • In the search field of the Run dialog box, type devmgmt.msc and then hit enter.
  • This will open the device manager window.
  • Find your printer’s name from the list of available devices and right-click it.
  • In the drop-down menu, you will find the option, update the drivers, click on it.
  • When prompted for how do you want to search the drivers, select Search automatically for updated driver software option.
  • Now, wait, windows will complete the Hp printer drivers update process.

That’s it! printer drivers are now correctly installed and updated to the latest version.

If you have faced any setbacks, we recommend that you go through all the steps one more time and see where the problem happened and rectify it.

If you still couldn’t figure out, why you are unable to complete the installation or you can’t follow the steps provided here, then you should contact the Hp customer support 1-877-364-5922 for more help.

How to find the WPS Pin on HP Printer

How to find the WPS Pin on HP Printer

WPS pin HP printer. WPS stands for WIFI Protected Setup and is used to connect your HP wireless printer through WPS a wireless network.

If you are trying to connect your printer wirelessly, then you may be prompted for WPS pin.

Now finding the WPS for Hp printer is a tedious job, you have to perform specific steps which will let your printer to either display the pin or print it on the configuration page.

Here we have mentioned two methods that will help you get your Hp printer’s WPS pin.

When you have the pin, you can connect the printer to your computer via your router.

  • Check your router or access point is switched on.
  • Power on your Hp printer.
  • Now enable the WIFI option by pressing the WIFI button. You may have to push the button for about three seconds to enable the WIFI feature.
  • On the printer’s control panel, select Settings and then go to the wireless settings option.
  • Here select the WIFI protected Setup or WPS in short option.
  • Press on the pin setup.
  • Now you have to choose your network.
  • Your printer will establish a connection with your computer via the network. It may take some time.
  • Now print the configuration page, and the WPS PIN will be mentioned there.

An alternative method to find out WPS Pin for Hp printer

You can download the WPS pin for your Hp printer online.

You must have the serial number of your Hp printer for this method to work.

  • To find the serial number look on your printer, most probably you will find it on the backside of the printer.
  • You can also use Hp printer software to find the serial number
  • Open the hp device toolbox on your computer and click on the name of your printer.
  • Press the Home tab and then choose device configuration.
  • In the Device configuration window, the serial number of your printer will be mentioned.
  •  Connect the printer to the computer.
  • Once you have the serial number, open https://www.support-hp-care.com/get-WPS-pin.html on your web browser.
  • Enter the serial number in the search box of the page.
  • Press the download button.
  • It will get the pin from your printer and display it to you.
  • Once you have the WPS pin for Hp printer, you can connect it to your computer through WPS Pin.
  • From the control panel of your printer, go to settings then to WPS Setup.
  • When prompted for the pin, press on it.
  • WPS Pin will be displayed on the screen.
  • Go to your wireless router login page or the open the wireless access point software.
  • Here enter the WPS pin that you have obtained and press OK.
  • Now you have to install the drivers for your network printer.
  • Click on the start button on your computer then go to all programs.
  • From here choose the printer setup and software option.
  • Now click on the, ‘connect a new printer,’ and that’s all.

Connect Printer through WPS button without the WPS pin for hp printer

You can connect your hp printer through the WPS button.

For this method, ensure that your router or the access point has the feature of WPS (WIFI Protected Setup) or the WPS button.

  • Press and hold the WPS button on your router for about three seconds.
  • Most of the latest models of printers feature the physical WPS button too but in case if you don’t have one, from the control panel of your printer press the settings button.
  • Now go to wireless settings and choose the WIFI Protected Setup option.
  • Your printer will search for the available networks and display them on the screen.
  • Choose your network and click on it.
  • Now, wait for some time as the printer will connect to your network.
  • When the connection is established, you are ready to print your documents.

That will be all for this post. If you are not interested in going through all the tedious process mentioned in this post, there is always an Hp customer executive just a phone call away who will be more than happy to help you.Call the Hp customer services and get the required assistance from the hp engineer.