Where is the WPS Pin located on my hp printer?

wps pin for 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 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 unknow 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 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 WPS pin for these HP printers too. So, to solve this WPS Pin problem for all HP Printer we have two types of options.

Types of WPS Connection on 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)

WPS Push Button Connection for HP Printers

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 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. 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. After that Go to the 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.

WPS Pin Connection for HP Printers

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. 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. After that Go to the 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 “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 you windows 10 computer.

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