Frequently Asked Questions

How do I connect my HP DeskJet 2600 to my Mac?

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before installing the printer software and connecting to your wireless network, check the requirements, turn on the computer and the router, and set up the printer.
  • To use your printer on a wireless network, you need the following items:
    • A computer connected to your wireless network
    • Internet access: HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL for software downloads, using Web Services, and getting printer updates.
  • Make sure the router and computer are turned on, and that the computer is connected to the same wireless network to which you want to connect the printer.
  • Set up the printer, load paper into the input tray, and install the ink cartridges. For more information about setting up the printer, go to First Time Printer Setup.
  • Turn on the printer and place it close to the computer and within range of the router during the setup procedure.
  • Disconnect any USB cables from the printer, if necessary.

Step 2: Restore default wireless settings on the printer

Reset the wireless settings on the printer so the connection completes successfully.
  • On the printer control panel, make sure the wireless light is blinking and the power button light is bright. If the light is not bright, press the power button to wake the printer from sleep mode.
  • If the wireless light is not blinking, press and hold the Wireless button  and the Cancel button  at the same time for 3 seconds.
    The wireless light blinks. Repeat these steps if the wireless light does not blink.
  • Immediately continue to the next step to install the software. You have approximately 120 minutes to complete the software setup using the HP auto wireless connect feature.

Step 3: Install the software and print driver

On the computer, you want to print from, start the HP print driver and software installation.
  • Go to 123.hp.com/dj2600, and then click Download.
  • After the software downloads, open HP Easy Start.
  • Click Set Up My HP Product.
  • On the Terms and Conditions screen, click Accept.
  • On the Prepare screen, click Continue.
     The Prepare screen

    The Prepare screen

  • On the printer control panel, make sure the power button light is bright. If the light is not bright, press the power button to wake the printer from sleep mode.
  • The Connect screen lists your printer series and serial number as [Ready to connect]. If the printer is not displayed, repeat the steps to restore the default wireless settings.
  • On the Connect screen select the printer, and then click Continue.
    The Connect screen

    The Connect screen

  • After the installation checks your network configuration, the Connect screen displays your printer and your wireless network SSID with a Join button between them.
    • If the network name is correct, click Join.
    • If the network name is not correct, click the network name, select the correct network from the drop-down list, and then click Join.
    After clicking Join, the computer is temporarily disconnected from the wireless network while the connection is set up.

    NOTE:

    On the Connect screen you can name the printer (for example, Home Office Printer), if desired.
    The Connect screen with the Join button and Rename Printer option

    The Connect screen with the Join button and Rename Printer option

  • When HP Easy Start requests access to the selected wireless network keychain on the Mac, click Allow. This access allows the app to retrieve the password for the wireless network and use it to connect the printer.
    • If you click Deny, HP Easy Start prompts you to enter the password manually.
    • If HP Easy Start cannot locate the wireless network password, the installer prompts you to enter the password manually.
    Keychain request

    Keychain request

  • Once the wireless network password is accepted, HP Easy Start sets up the printer and connects it to the network. When the check mark displays, click Continue.
    Completed Connect screen

    Completed Connect screen

  • Read and respond to each of the setup screens until the Install screen displays.
  • Select HP Essential SoftwareHP Easy Scan, and any additional software you want to install for the printer, and then click Install.

    NOTE: Scroll down to see all of the software options, including HP Easy Scan and the HP Uninstaller.

    The Install screen

    The Install screen

  • After the selected software installs, click Continue.
  • Read and respond to each of the setup screens until the Enable Printing screen displays.
  • Click Add Printer to create a print queue.
    The Enable Printing screen

    The Enable Printing screen

  • On the Add window, select the name of your printer with the text Bonjour listed under Kind, click the Use or Print Using box, and then select the name of your printer in the pop-up menu.

    NOTE: AirPrint is the default driver. To access all printer features, select the HP printer name.

    Select your printer name in the Add window

     Selecting your printer name in the Add window

  • Click Add to add the printer to the list.
  • Click Print Test Page to confirm the printer was set up correctly.
  • After the test page prints, click Continue.
You can now print, copy, or scan.
How do I connect my HP DeskJet 2600 to my computer?

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Check the installation requirements, turn on the computer and the router, and set up the printer.
  • To use your printer on a wireless network, you need the following items:
    • A computer connected to your wireless network
    • Internet access: HP recommends broadband Internet access for software downloads, using Web Services, and getting printer updates.
  • Make sure the router and computer are on.
  • Make sure the computer is connected to the same wireless network that the printer is connected to.
  • Set up the printer, load paper into the input tray, and install the ink cartridges. For more information, go to First Time Printer Setup.
  • Turn on the printer and place it within range of the router during the setup procedure.

Step 2: Install the printer software

Start the software installation, and then download and install the HP full feature print driver. It contains the wireless print drivers and HP Printer Assistant software for scanning and other printer management functions.
  • Disconnect any USB cables from the printer.
  • Go to 123.hp.com/dj2600, and then click Download to download and run HP Easy Start.
  • When prompted to select your printer, click My Printer Is Not Shown.
    A Printer Not Found screen displays.
    Clicking My Printer Is Not Shown
  • Click Continue, and then select Wireless network (if applicable).
    Selecting Wireless network (if applicable)
  • Click Continue, and then follow the on-screen prompts to complete the setup.
How do I reset my HP DeskJet 2600 printer?

Restore network defaults: Press and hold the Wireless button and the Cancel button from the printer control panel together for three seconds. 1. Press and hold theWireless button on the printer for more than three seconds to start WPS push mode.

How do I connect my HP Deskjet 2620 to WIFI?

Press and hold the Wireless button on the printer untilthe Wireless light blinks, and then press the WPS button on your router. Wait for the wireless light to stop blinking and remain solid, print another Network Configuration Page, and then find the IP address.

How do I get my HP Envy 4500 to scan?

Here are the steps to enable Scan to Computer: Double click the icon on your desktop for the HP ENVY 4500 series. The printer assistant will open. Under Scan, select Scan to Computer. If scan to computer is already enabled. Select disable, and then enable again. Retry the scan from the printer.

How do I connect my HP Envy 4524?

Connect to the wireless network Connect the printer to your network with the Wireless Setup Wizard so the HP installer can find the printer during the installation. Turn on the printer if it is not already on. On the printer control panel, touch the Wireless icon . The Wireless screen displays. Touch the Settings icon . Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, then follow the instructions on the control panel to connect the printer to your wireless network.

How do I get my HP Envy 4500 to scan wirelessly?

Here are the steps to enable Scan to Computer: Double click the icon on your desktop for the HP ENVY 4500 series. The printer assistant will open. Under Scan, select Scan to Computer. If scan to computer is already enabled. Select disable, and then enable again. Retry the scan from the printer.

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  • Turn on the printer if it is not already on.
  • On the printer control panel, touch the Wireless icon.
  • The Wireless screen displays.
  • Touch the Settings icon.
  • Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, then follow the instructions on the control panel to connect the printer to your wireless network.
How do I setup my HP Envy wireless printer?
  • Turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
  • On the printer control panel, touch the Wireless icon.
  • Touch Settings, and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Follow the instructions on the control panel to connect the printer to your wireless network.
How do I connect my HP printer to my computer?
Install the built-in print driver for a USB connection with Windows 10 or Windows 8.
  • Search Windows for control, and then click Control panel in the results.
  • Click View devices and printers.
  • Click Add a printer.
    Clicking Add a printer
    Choose a device or printer to add to this PC window opens.
    Example of printers found in the Choose a device or printer to this PC window
    • If your printer is in the list, select it, click Next, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
    • If your printer is not in the list, continue to the next step.
  • Click The printer I want isn’t listed, and then select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings.
    Selecting Add a printer using local or network printer with manual settings
  • Click Next.
  • Select Use an existing port (USB001: Virtual printer port for USB), and then click Next.
  • Click Windows Update, and then wait for the print drivers to update.
  • Click HPHewlett-Packard, or Hewlett Packard in the Manufacturer pane, and then click the name of your printer in the Printerspane.
  • Click Next, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
  • Disconnect the printer USB cable from the computer, and then reconnect the cable.
Install the built-in print driver for a USB connection with Windows 7 or Windows Vista.
  • Search Windows for devices, and then click Devices and Printers in the list of results.
  • Click Add a printer.
    Clicking Add a printer
  • Click Add a local printer.
    Selecting Add a local printer
  • Select Use an existing port (USB001: Virtual printer port for USB), and then click Next.
  • Click Windows Update, and then wait for the print drivers to update.
  • Click HPHewlett-Packard, or Hewlett Packard in the Manufacturer pane, and then click the name of your printer in the Printers page.
  • Click Next, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
  • Disconnect the printer USB cable from the computer, and then reconnect the cable.
How do I connect my HP Envy 4500 wireless printer to my computer?
How do I connect my HP Envy 4500 to my computer?
  • Double click the icon on your desktop for the HP ENVY 4500 series. The printer assistant will open.
  • Under Scan, select Scan to Computer.
  • If scan to computer is already enabled. Select disable, and then enable again.
  • Retry the scan from the printer.

If the scan to computer will not enable, or if it still doesn’t work after being enabled, try doing a network power reset. Let’s leave the router on and unplug the power cable (NOTE: Do not reset the router.), then do the same with the printer, and shut down the computer. After a full minute, plug the router back in, wait for it to fully power up, then plug the printer back in and wait for the wireless light to become solid. Once both the router and printer are on, go ahead and turn the computer back on. Doing this will refresh the network connection.

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How do I get my printer to connect wirelessly?
To connect your wireless printer to your wireless router using WPS:
  • Start the WPS pushbutton mode on your printer. For instructions on starting WPS on your printer, consult your printer’s manual.
  • Within 2 minutes, press the WPS button on your router.
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Connect to the wireless network
  • Turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
  • On the printer control panel, touch the Wireless icon.
  • Touch Settings, and then touch Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Follow the instructions on the control panel to connect the printer to your wireless network.