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  • Methods to add your HP Printer to Windows 10 Devices
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  • Methods to add your HP Printer to Mac Devices

New HP Printer Setup to a Windows 10 Device

Adding your HP printer to a Windows 10 desktop or laptop requires almost no technical knowledge but some simple-to-follow steps. You can add a printer to Windows 10 via USB, Bluetooth, or Wireless Network. Here’s how to add a printer in Windows 10 using different methods.

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  • Printer to Windows 10 Computer via USB
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  • Printer to Windows 10 Computer via Bluetooth
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  • Printer to Windows 10 Computer via Wireless Network

1. Add an HP Printer to Windows 10 Computer via USB

We have described the steps to connect your printer to your Windows 10 computer or PC using the USB connection method. Here we go through the steps as follows:

  • First, connect your printer to your PC or computer using the USB cable and turn it on.
  • Go to the “Start” menu, then “Settings” app and then on the “Devices.”
  • Now, click on the “Printer or Scanner.”
  • The windows will detect the printer’s name automatically.
  • Click on the printer and the follow on-screen instructions to finish the installation process.

Your printer is now connected to your device successfully and your USB setup is complete.


2. Add an HP Printer to Windows 10 Computer via Bluetooth

Apart from the USB connection method, you can connect your HP printer to Windows 10 computer via Bluetooth also. In this printer setup method, you have to pair the device with a Bluetooth printer as you would pair any other Bluetooth device.

Here’s how to connect your Bluetooth printer to Windows 10 computer:

  • First go to the “Start” button.
  • Click on “Settings” and then “Bluetooth and Other Devices”.
  • To connect your printer with a windows device, click on the “Add Bluetooth or Other Device”.
  • Windows detects and displays available Bluetooth devices, simply choose your printer from the list to pair.
  • If prompted, enter a PIN for your Bluetooth printer on your computer, then click to connect and follow on-screen instructions.
  • To check the COM port, navigate to "Control Panel" > "Hardware and Sound" > "Devices and Printers".
  • Right-click the Bluetooth printer, select properties, and find the COM port in the Service tab.
  • Install print drivers with the corresponding COM port, following on-screen instructions.
  • Ensure the Windows Device Manager port matches the print driver setup.

Finally, to check the connection set up, print a test page.


3. Add an HP Printer to Windows 10 Computer via Wi-Fi

Modern printers are capable to detect the available network and automate the installation. However, if your printer is not capable to detect the network automatically, you need to set up it manually. Here are the steps involved in it:

  • Click on the "Start" menu, then go to "Settings" > "Devices" > "Printers and Scanners" to add a printer.
  • Choose to add a network printer manually and click "Next."
  • Select "Create a New Port" and choose Standard TCP/IP.
  • Enter your printer's IP address and click "Next."
  • Install the suitable printer drivers for your model. Click "Next."
  • Once the printer is successfully installed, you'll receive a confirmation message.
  • You can now print a test page.

New HP Printer Setup to a Mac Device

Adding a new hp printer setup to a Mac frightens most users. But once you know the steps and methods of How to set up an unknown HP printer on a Mac device, you will find it easy to do. We support HP users in setting up their new printer on a Mac desktop or laptop through our guidance and easy-to-follow instructions, which non-tech users readily understand. There are several methods to add your printer to a Mac device. Let us discuss them one by one.

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  • HP Printer To Mac By IP Address
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  • HP Printer to Mac via WPS

1. Add an HP Printer to Mac via USB

Connecting your HP Printer to a Mac device using a USB or wired connection is done where printers do not have networking capabilities. So, if you also have a USB printer, here’s how to add a printer via USB.

  • Unpack and prepare your printer by installing ink or toner and loading paper.
  • Connect your HP printer to your Mac device using a USB cable and power it on.
  • If prompted, download and install the latest printer software specific to your model.
  • Click on the Apple icon, navigate to "System Preferences," and select "Printers and Scanners."
  • Click the "+" button below the printer list, locate your printer with "USB" listed, and select it.
  • Complete the setup by adding your HP printer, and you're ready to start printing.

2. Add an HP Printer to Mac by specifying its IP Address

To add an HP printer to a Mac using its IP address, ensure the printer and Mac are on the same network. Enter the IP address, Printing Protocol, Queue Name (if applicable), and Printer Model Number in the printer settings.

To add your printer using this method, it must support one of these protocols:

  • AirPrint
  • HP Jetdirect (Socket)
  • Line Printer Daemon (LPD)
  • Internet Printing Protocol (IPP)

Here’s how you can connect HP printer using its IP address:

  • Prepare the printer for setup by unpacking, installing ink, and loading paper.
  • Ensure the printer is turned on.
  • Check for software updates.
  • Connect the printer to the network following the printer's manual.
  • Click the "Apple" icon and go to "System Preferences."
  • Select "Printers and Scanners" and click the "+" sign, then choose the "IP" icon.
  • Enter the IP address in the address field.
  • If you don't know the IP address, find it in "Options and Supplies" under "Printers and Scanners."
  • Choose the desired print driver in the Use field and click "Add" to complete the setup.

3. Add an HP Printer to Mac via WPS

To connect the printer via WPS, you would need to press the “Wireless” or “Wi-Fi” button on your printer, followed by the WPS button on your router. Here’s how you can add your printer using the WPS button:

  • On the top-left corner of your screen, click on the “Apple” icon.
  • Go to “System Preferences” and then click on the “Printers and Scanners”.
  • Click on the “Add” sign below the list of printers.
  • For the printer, you want to add, select it from the list displayed by the Mac device.
  • Go to the “Use” field, and choose the printer’s software or drivers from here.
  • Finally, click to add the printer.

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