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I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi Direct

Hp OfficeJet 5255
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I do not have sharing privileges to the Wifi at my location and need to connect my laptop to my printer without an internet router.  I had thought I could use Bluetooth, but have since found that my printer does not have bluetooth capability.  However, I read an answer on Amazon from HP about my  printer model that mentioned Wifi Direct capability.  I looked up how to connect my printer to that, but cannot figure out how to do it.  When I look at my network setting there is no WiFi Direct choice.  Does my printer have this capability or not.  If so, how do I set it up?  If not, is there an alternative or must I buy a new printer?

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I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi Direct

@imkoinonia 

 

Yes, your printer supports wireless direct, its specs

 

  https://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c05945858#AbT7

 

Please use the following instructions to set it up

 

    https://support.hp.com/ph-en/document/c04577030

    https://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04090221

 

Regards.

BH
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