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villageidiot
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Print from Laptop via Mobile Phone WiFi

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I have an HP Envy 4527, a laptop computer, and a smartphone. I do not have a landline connection to the Internet, so not the usual modem/router either.

 

I use my smartphone to connect to the Internet, and the phone's inbuilt WiFi facility (Inbuilt router?) to connect my laptop to the Interent, by "tethering".

 

What are the steps I need to take to connect my printer so that I can print Excel spreadsheets from my laptop, via the phone WiFi?

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ShlomiL
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Hi,

Tethering provides internet access, not local area connectivity which is required for printing.

 

You may use Wi-fi Direct to connect the computer to your printer without a router, then install the HP Software to print:

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

 

Shlomi



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