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hp deskjet 2540 password

just bought a cheep printer so i can print from my phone.and its a hp deskjet 2540 but every time i try to connect to it its asking for a password . i do not own a computer so i cannot install from cd .can anyone help me ?


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Re: hp deskjet 2540 password

Hi 111gringo111,


Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience!


I understand when connecting to the printer from the Iphone it requires a password. I will be happy to help you.

When you connect to the printer using wireless direct it automatically is given a password. If you print a information page it will provide the password.

To print the information page, press and hold the Wireless Direct button for more than 3 seconds.


You can access the embedded web server for the printer by typing the IP address off the information page in the address bar of Internet Explorer's browser. You should have a option there to turn off the password for wireless direct. It should be listed under the networking tab, then on the left side of the screen.


I believe that this will provide a resolution to your issue. Thank you.




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Re: hp deskjet 2540 password

how do i reset my printer to factory defults, the embedded web server is asking for a pasword i forgot and i cant change my network setting or anything, i need this done asap the printer is usless to me without access to the settings 

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