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04-26-2012 08:03 AM - edited 04-26-2012 09:08 AM
Same problem here. iOS 5.1 devices (iPhone 4S and iPad 2) are not finding the printer.
Power cycling the printer and router did not help. I rebooted the i-devices too, for good measure.
I have Bonjour turned on in the printer settings.
Is there some other setting necessary to enable AirPrint? Port forwarding in the router?
04-27-2012 11:25 PM
07-31-2012 02:36 PM
I had my OfficeJet Pro 8600 working with AirPrint. Somewhere along the way it stopped. I did not update my router firmware or change the configuration, but I know an HP update got applied to the printer. So after reading the messages here, I decided to do the hard reboot and update my router's firmware. I'm not sure which one solved the problem, but after doing both of those things, I was able to use AirPrint again from my iPhone 4S.
08-17-2012 10:11 AM
I found the solution for me. if you have two routers make sure you connect to the sae router your printer connects too. we use a router down stairs to connect to the main router upstairs ( bad signal reception between upstais and down). if my ipad conncts to the one upstairs it cannot print, but the one downstairs is directly conected to the printer. i suspct also that if the printer connects through any other device to the main router then you must connect your ipad to that devices ip address and yhe device must be on.
dont knw if that helps
08-17-2012 11:34 AM
Well, after getting it working again, it stopped working again. Basically, I think HP is doing a crappy job on AirPrint compatibility. Naturally, their ePrint still works fine. Hmmm. A little competition there? Maybe they don't care much about making AirPrint work because they'd rather you use ePrint? It could very well be. Remind me not to buy HP again. My daughter's brand new HP laptop has a bad wireless card and I had to disable some of their software on my computer the other day because it was flaking out. This company is simply not what it used to be, however they're still good at jacking you around on the price for ink.
09-08-2012 03:50 PM - edited 09-08-2012 03:54 PM
Go to settings on your iPad. Select wifi. Press the blue arrow next to the network name in the list your printer is currently on. When the network settings page comes up, make sure the http proxy setting is set to auto. This solved the same issue I had with the 8600 printer. Hope this helps!
01-26-2013 05:36 AM
i have read all the posts regarding issues with airprint not finding my officejet pro 8600 and i have tried all the recommendations, however i still get flakey results. if i go through the unplugging routine for both the router and the printer, it will work for a couple of times and then i get the printer not found message all over again. This happens on my iphone and ipad. As there been anything new discovered since the last post? (i have a belkin N600 rounter)
01-31-2013 07:53 AM
Since you have checked to make sure the printer’s and router firmware is up to date, I would make sure that the printer is plugged directly into a wall outlet to ensure that it is getting enough power. It could be entering sleep mode and when the router tries to communicate with the printer in sleep mode that might be where they are “loosing” each other. What is the latest firmware version for the Belkin N 600 router?