Connecting HP printer to the computer/laptop is a very easy and convenient task to do over the printer. Moreover, USB connection is more reliable than that of the wireless connection. But sometimes people face trouble in this too. This is because of some of the below-mentioned factors.
HP printer to a computer/laptop with USB• If there is any problem with the adapter or the USB cable.
• If you do does not has the HP printer driver installed on your computer.
• The setting of the printer is not up to the requirement.
These are a very uncountable factor which may create countless problems for you to complete your works. But these problems are very easy to resolve by following some simple and easy steps.
Steps to Connect your HP Printer via USB
- Check the wireless network is properly working or not.
- Turn on your computer.
- Connect the computer to the network and ensure that the network is properly working on it.
- Then turn on your printer.
- Connect the USB cable to the USB port on the rear of your printer.
- If in your computer found new hardware window displays then your printer is successfully connected to it. But if not, you need to check whether the USB cable is all right or not.
If your USB cable seems to be all right then you need to go for the further steps as under:
- You need to install the HP printer driver from the official website of HP i.e., www.123.hp.com
- Click on download.
- Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation.
- Run the installer from the computer.
- Then go to the control panel and search for devices and printers option.
- Check whether your printer is showing on your computer.
- If not then click to add printer option on the top of the panel.
- Add the name and model number of your printer.
- Now try to print.
Hope these steps will help you out to connect your hp printer to a laptop with USB without any difficulty. If you are having still any kind of issues with your printer and cannot able to resolve them, then you may call us on our HP printer support toll-free customer care phone number +1-844-802-7535 which is available 24 hours for your service. Our technical expert team will always give you the most suitable solution for your problem in the easiest ways and also within a moment.