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Forgot password for my HP Laserjet Pro MFP M226dw printer. Need help to reset the password

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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M226dw
macOS 10.15 Catalina

I somehow forgot the password for my printer and I cannot make any changes to the settings. Is there a way to reset the printer to factory defaults and reset the password. Kindly help!!

 

Thanks in advance.

-Malini

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Hi @malinid

Welcome to the HP Support Community. I'd be happy to assist you.

 

We will have to perform a factory reset on the printer to resolve this issue. 

  • The reset instructions are specific for your printer and performing those steps on a different printer may corrupt the device.
  • I've sent you a private message with reset instructions, follow the reset instruction to perform a full reset and re-initialize the printer.
  • In order to access your private messages, click the private message icon on the upper right corner of your HP Forums profile, next to your profile Name or simply click on this link: https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/notes/privatenotespage

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

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