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Catherine19
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WI-FI CONNECTION

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I’ve moved house and trying to connect the printer to new Router. However the printer is showing in my WiFi settings on phone but Asking me to input a password? How do I know what this is? 

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Jay_G24
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Hi @Catherine19,

 

I'd like to help!

 

The printer showing up is wifi direct connectivity, the default password is 12345678.

 

Wi-Fi direct is a method that connects your printer directly to your phone or computer using default or an assigned password, the drawback of this type of connection is that you will not be able to access the internet and print at the same time.  

 

Please try the steps below to connect your printer to the network.

-->On the printer control panel, press and hold the Wireless button and the Resume button together for three seconds. (When Wi-Fi Direct is turned on, the Wi-Fi Direct icon on the display stays on)  
--->On your computer or phone go to wifi and connect it to your printer 
--->Select your printer with DIRECT in the name from the list of available networks (example: DIRECT-74-HP Deskjet2600).
--->Select the Wi-Fi Direct printer signal in Wi-Fi settings 
--->If prompted for a password, type 12345678. This is the default password to log in.
--->Now open a browser and type 192.168.223.1
--->you will be able to access the printer's EWS page 
--->on the page, you will find network - click on it 
--->go to wireless and select wireless setup wizard
--->now select the network that you want your printer to connect to and type in the password 
--->the printer will have solid blue light if it's connected 
--->then connect your phone back to your network

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

And, Welcome to the HP Support Community. 

 

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