(Solved) Where is the WPS Pin located on my hp printer?

wps pin on hp printer

Whenever you connect the HP printer on Windows 10 you will get a prompt “Enter WPS Pin for HP Printer“. If you are using an HP printer and trying to install the printer on windows 10, then you might need a WPS Pin to connect the HP printer to a wireless network. Because HP Printers use WPS technology to connect with wireless gadgets. WPS is the latest technology that is used by various devices to communicate with each other. It helps you to create a secure connection between devices. WPS Pin is safe, secure, and faster than a USB connection.

What is the WPS Pin?

WPS Pin is a unique 8- digit number that is generated by the HP printer for wireless connection with routers. It only works with a wireless router. WPS Pin is like a secret code between your own devices. This WPS Pin will protect your printer from unknown users like your neighbors and hotels. For your kind information let me tell you this WPS Pin technology is used by every printer company in the future. So find WPS Pin for the printer and connect it wirelessly.

Where to find the WPS Pin on HP Printer?

Now the big question is “where do I find the WPS for my HP Printer ?” In most HP Printers like HP Envy 4520, HP Officejet 4650, HP Laserjet WPS Pin is Located on the printer screen. If you take a look at the printer you will find a small screen on which the WPS pin is generated for wireless connection. However, there are some other HP printers like HP Deskjet 2600, hp Deskjet 2652 in which we don’t have a screen. Though, you need a WPS pin for these HP printers too. So, to solve this WPS Pin problem for all HP Printers we have two types of options.

Types of WPS Connection for HP Printer

Basically, on every HP printer, you can find any of these options to connect the printer wirelessly.

  1. Push Button (For non-screen Printers)
  2. WPS Pin ( To Screen enabled Printers)

Connect HP Printer Via WPS Button

If you are using HP Printer on which you don’t have a screen or control panel then use this method to connect the printer to the computer.

  1. If your printer is Off, then turn the printer ON, or if it is ON then Restart it before moving to the next step.
  2. Now take a look at the printer you will find a wireless button or Icon.
  3. Press the Wireless Button on the printer.
  4. After that, you will see a Blue or Green Light starts flashing.
  5. Go to your wireless Router.
  6. At the backside of your router, you will find a WPS Button.
  7. Press and Hold that WPS button for 3-4 sec.
  8. WPS light will start blinking on the router itself.
  9. Wait for 2-3 mins Both the lights on the printer and Router stop blinking.
  10. Now Your HP printer wirelessly connected to the computer.

If you are using an HP printer with Screen or Control Panel then follow these easy steps.

  1. Turn ON the printer, if it is ON then Restart it before moving to the next step.
  2. Go to the HP printer control panel or screen and Press the Wireless Button.
  3. Now the Wireless BLUE light will start blinking.
  4. On the printer screen, you will find the option “WiFi Protected Setup“.
  5. Go to “WiFi Protected Setup” and select “Push Button”.
  6. Go to your wireless Router.
  7. At the backside of your router, you will find a WPS Button.
  8. Press and Hold that WPS button for 3-4 sec.
  9. WPS light will start blinking on the router itself.
  10. Wait for 2-3 mins Both the lights on printer and Router stop blinking.
  11. Take a look at the printer screen “Connection Established“.
  12. Now Printer is connected with the wireless network with WPS Button.

Connect HP Printer Via WPS Pin

If you are using an HP printer on which you have a screen or control panel then you can find the WPS pin for your HP Printer.

  1. Turn ON the printer, if it is ON then Restart it before moving to the next step.
  2. Go to the HP printer control panel and press the Wireless Button.
  3. Now the Wireless BLUE light will start blinking.
  4. On the printer screen, you will find the option “WiFi Protected Setup“.
  5. Go to “WiFi Protected Setup” and select “WPS PIN“.
  6. Now a WPS Pin will be generated on your HP Printer.
  7. Remember this WPS pin will be there on the screen for 8-10 sec, after that you have to generate a new pin if it’s not working.
  8. Now Enter the WPS pin for your HP printer on the computer screen.
  9. Congratulation WPS Pin has been generated and your HP Printer is connected wirelessly with your Windows 10 computer.

(FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions for WPS Pin

  • Turn on the HP Printer.
  • Go to the control panel screen of your HP printer.
  • Press the 'Settings' option and select the Wireless button.
  • Press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • Now Follow the instructions appearing on the HP Printer screen carefully.
  • Click on the 'WPS PIN' option and a 8 digit PIN appears on the HP Printer screen.
  • Go to HP Printer control Screen.
  • Press the Wireless button.
  • Next, press the Settings icon.
  • Tap on WiFi Protected Setup.
  • Follow the prompts on the HP Printer screen.
  • Select the WPS Pin option.
  • Now an 8-digit WPS Pin will be generated.
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    15 thoughts on “(Solved) Where is the WPS Pin located on my hp printer?

      1. WPS pin will be generated on the HP Printer screen and it’s a temporary pin. If you have an HP Printer Without a screen then the WPS pin will be printed out automatically from the printer information page. Its and 8 digit pin that you can use on the windows 10 screen “Enter WPS Pin”.

        1. help… it doesn’t automatically print the pin code. it only printed a wireless quick start guide without a pin

          1. If it’s not Printing the Pin code, in that case you can use HP Smart App to install the printer. In HP Smart App you don’t need WPS Pin. Simply reset the HP Printer for the Initial Setup stage.

      1. Go to “WiFi Protected Setup” and select “WPS PIN“ on your HP Printer.
        Now a WPS Pin will be generated on your HP Printer.
        Remember this WPS pin will be there on the screen for 8-10 sec, after that you have to generate a new pin if it’s not working.
        Now Enter the WPS pin for your HP printer on the computer screen.

    1. My HP Computer is asking “Enter the WPS PIN” for my HP Printer , and I cannot find the WPS PIN to complete the HP Printer setup. Need help to connect my HP Printer to computer?

      1. Hi Amelia,
        When you see the “Enter WPS Pin” message on the computer screen, at the same time WPS PIN will be shown temporarily on your HP Printer touchscreen, or your HP Printer will automatically print an information sheet that will show the WPS Pin.

      1. Press the WPS button on the Router for 3-4 sec.
      2. Now Press the Wireless Button on your HP 6400 Printer.
      3. Wait for 2-3 mins.
      4. The blue light on the printer will become solid.
      5. Now it is connected to the network.
      6. At last install the HP Smart app to connect the printer to the computer.
    2. There is no WPS button on my router and I have no screen on the printer so I am unable to get the WPS Pin. Is there anything else to do?

      1. Restart your HP Printer.
      2. Download and open HP Smart App on Computer.
      3. Click on SetUp a New Printer.
      4. Select your HP Printer and hit Next.
      5. Now follow all the instruction on the HP Smart App.
      6. In this way your Printer will be installed on Windows 10 computer without WPS Pin.
      7. If you don’t have WPS button on the Router and not have Screen on Printer then try these steps.

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