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HP 8625 wont' connect to WiFi

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Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

HP8625 All in One Printer hasn't moved or been touched.  Connected via WiFi to network, working well for years.  Yesterday, saw a pop up that the printer went offline.  Have seen this happen from time to time, usually when home WiFi drops, but usual power cycle does the trick.  This time won't re-connect.  Printer sees networks, correct passkey entered, just won't connect.  No other issues, not sure where to go from here.  Have reset all printer settings, power cycled router, computer, printer.  Open to trying anything, hoping someone who had a similar experience can help.

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Hi @Scripto,

 

I'd like to help!

 

To prepare your printer for a wireless connection, restart the printer, computer, and router.

  1. Turn the printer off, and then wait 10 seconds.
  2. Disconnect the printer power cord from the printer.
  3. Turn off the computer or the device you are trying to print from.
  4. Connect the printer power cord to the printer, and then turn on the printer.
  5. Disconnect the power cord from your wireless router, and then wait 10 seconds.
  6. Reconnect the power cord to the router. Wait until Internet service is restored. Internet service is interrupted while the router is off.
  7. Turn on the computer.

Connect a printer with a touchscreen control panel

Access the Wireless Setup Wizard through the printer control panel to establish a wireless connection between your printer and network.

  1. From the home screen of your printer control panel, touch the Wireless icon .

  2. Touch the Setup icon .

  3. Touch Restore Network Defaults or Restore Network Settings, and then touch Yes to confirm your selection.

  4. After the default network settings are restored, touch the back arrow, touch Wireless Settings, and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard.

    The printer searches for available networks.

  5. Touch the name of your wireless network.

  6. If your wireless network does not display in the list of wireless networks, touch Enter New Network Name, and then type the name of your wireless network.

    NOTE: 

    Type the exact network name, including any uppercase and lowercase letters.

  7. Type the WEP or WPA key (network password), and then touch Done.

    If you do not know your network password, go to Find Your Wireless WEP, WPA, WPA2 Password..

    Once the printer connects to the wireless network, the blue Wireless light on the control panel turns on solid.

  8. If the printer fails to connect, print a Wireless Network Test Report, and then follow any instructions on the report to troubleshoot wireless connectivity problems. For more information, go to Using a Wireless Network Test Report.

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

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