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I live in a condo with WiFi hp printer, how can I lockout others from accessing?

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I live in a multi unit condo and use an hp printer connected by wi-fi and not hardwired to a router. I have the person who’s unit is directly next to mine, printing items on my printer. How can I lock anyone else out from accessing my printer? Thank you

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Consider using Wi-Fi Direct - wireless without a router between the printer and the computer.

 

How to...

 

Considerations here:

User Guide 

Chapter 7 - Section "Connect Wirelessly to the printer without a router" > Guidelines for using Wi-Fi Direct

Page 59

 

Setup and instructions here:

 Printing with Wi-Fi Direct

 

Read the document including the FAQ section "How do I change the Wi-Fi Direct password, login settings, and more"

 

Once the printer is connected using Wi-Fi Direct, use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) to update the information.

Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar

Tab Network > Wi-Fi Direct > Status > Edit settings

 

 

Finally, if you do not need Wireless, consider shutting off Wireless and purchasing a USB cable to connect the printer directly to the computer.  

 

 

NOTES

  • Wi-Fi Direct can be used while the printer is also connected either to a computer using a USB cable or to a network using a wireless connection.
  • Wi-Fi Direct cannot be used to connect a computer, mobile device, or printer to the Internet (Web Services).

 

What the printer can do:

 

 

 

 

Reference and Resources – Places to find (more) help and learn about your Printer

Clarification of terms and "what the printer can do" (Specifications)

Printer Homepage – “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

For example:

HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), User Guides, Product Information, more

HP ENVY 5660 e-All-in-One Printer series

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

 

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Dragon-Fur

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