What Is the WPS Pin For My Printer?

WPS is an easier way of connecting your printer to wireless devices. Whenever you want to connect a printer, it will give you a prompt for your WPS pin. WPS is used by all HP printers to connect wirelessly.

WPS technology is used by different devices to communicate with each other and has good compatibility. WPS pin technology is faster and more secure than using a USB.

Our team of technicians can assist you in finding the WPS pin for your HP printer, in case you are unable to do so on your own. For printer repair in Macon, contact our local printer repair service in your area.

Let us help you understand the WPS pin and what it is

 What is the WPS pin?

The WPS (Wireless Protected System) pin is a unique 8-digit number that is generated by your HP printer for wireless connection to routers. It only works with routers.

The WPS pin works as a secret code between both devices. It also protects the printer from unknown hacks and threats. Every printer has a unique WPS pin and it is all you need to connect to a router wirelessly.

 Where Do I Find My Printer’s WPS pin?

  • Search for the WPS pin using the control panel of the printer or you can look at the data sheet that you printed when you set up the printer.
  • Enter the WPS pin on your PC and compete the setup by clicking Next

You can also generate a new WPS pin, to do so:

  • Restart your computer
  • Repeat the setup process for your printer again

You can also use the HP smart app to install the printer on your mobile device. Visit the HP website at 123.hp.com.  Complete installation, first download the app and follow all instructions.

There are two methods to connect your HP printer wirelessly to your router:

  • Push button (for non-screen printers)
  • WPS pin (for screen-enabled printers)

Connecting HP printer via WPS Push Button:

For Printer without Touch-Screen Control Panel:

  • Switch on your printer and find the wireless button or icon
  • Hit the button till the light flashes
  • On your router, press the WPS button and hold it for 3-6 seconds
  • Wait till the WPS light starts blinking on your router
  • Wait for 2-4 minutes
  • Your HP printer should now be successfully connected to your computer
  • Log on to 123.hp.com for any HP printer Support

For Printer with Touch-Screen Control Panel:

  • Turn on your printer
  • On the control panel, long press the wireless icon
  • Find the Wi-Fi protected setup option and push it
  • Go to your router and repeat the above steps
  • Your printer screen will now show successful connection
  • You have now successfully connected your HP printer to the wireless network

Connect HP Printer via WPS Pin

  • Turn on your printer
  • Go the control panel and press the wireless button
  • Wait till the icon lights up and starts flashing
  • Find the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option on your printer screen
  • Select the WPS pin option
  • A new WPS pin will regenerate on your HP printer
  • The pin will be available for 8-10 seconds
  • Enter the WPS pin within this time
  • Your printer and PC are now connected

In case you are unable to successfully generate your WPS pin, you can always contact us on our toll-free number or search for us online. For Printer Repair in Laramie, contact your local area service center.

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