11-06-2018 11:20 AM - last edited on 01-14-2019 02:04 AM by WendyS
Please be aware that there are two types of WPS PINs that can be used during the setup of your printer and it’s very important to understand which type you need, as they are not interchangeable.
- Are you trying to connect a printer to a WiFi network?
If you need the WPS PIN to connect a printer to a WiFI network, then follow the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) instructions on HP’s Wireless Printing support site. Customers have also found this video very useful, too: How To Connect an HP Printer to a Wireless Network Using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
- Or, are you being prompted for WPS PIN to connect a computer to a printer?
If you are being prompted for a WPS PIN to connect your computer to a printer, then follow the instructions HP Printers - Wi-Fi Direct Printers Setup. Wi-Fi Direct is a printing-only connection option you can set up directly through your HP printer rather than through a local Wi-Fi network router.
If you are unable to get setup your printer with either type of WPS setup, then you can use HP’s Wireless Setup Wizard or USB setup of wireless. HP’s Wireless Printing site also a great resource additional information.
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08-22-2019 02:19 PM
Forget about using hp printers on network. It doesnt work. Every windows update menans problem to hp software and forces you to waste time to fix it. Only advice that wor is: reinstal drivers. The same story every month.
08-30-2019 12:01 AM
worst purchase I've made. This thing is useless. The on/off button does absolutely nothing.
Have to unplug and plug it in every time I want to use it and then run scan doctor to fix whatever makes this terrible printer keep messing up.
It's an HP office jet 3830. I am surprised I haven't thrown it out the window yet. I may as well have just taken the money I used to pay for this printer and thrown it in the middle of the street.
More than a little frustrated.
10-02-2019 05:28 AM
When this message displays, the PIN is temporarily shown on the printer touchscreen or is on an information sheet that automatically prints. You have a short time (90 seconds for many models) to enter the PIN before it becomes invalid. Restarting the computer and going through the printer setup process again generates a new PIN.