123 hp officejet pro 8725 Wi-Fi direct Setup

Method 1: Installing with the CD (Windows only)

After you connect your computer to the HP officejet pro 8725 printer’s Wi-Fi Direct signal, insert the CD that shipped with your HP printer to install the driver. When prompted to choose a connection type during the installation, choose the Wireless option.

  • Turn on Wi-Fi Direct on the HP printer.
    • For printers with a control panel, select the Wi-Fi Direct icon to display the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
    • For printers without a control panel, click the Information button to print a report that includes the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
    • If the 123 hp officejet pro 8725 printer does not have an Information button, press and hold the Resume button for 2 seconds to print a report that includes the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
  • If the option displays, click Automatic to require a simple password of 12345678 to connect to the HP printer or choose the Manual option to generate a more secure randomly generated password that users must obtain from the particular HP printer.
  • On the computer, select the wireless icon or , and then click Direct-xx-HP (your printer model name) from the list of available networks.
  • Note: If the HP printer name does not display, you might be out of range of the Wi-Fi Direct signal. Move your computer and HP printer closer together.
  • If prompted, type the Wi-Fi Direct password.
  • Insert the CD into the computer, and then wait for the installation to start.
  • When prompted, choose the Wireless connection option, and then choose the name of your HP printer to complete the driver installation.
  • Reconnect the computer to your normal wireless network after the installation completes successfully.

Method 2: Installing with the driver

Save the driver file onto your computer, before you connect your computer to the printer’s Wi-Fi Direct connection. Begin the installation after you connect the computer to the HP printer.

  • Switch on Wi-Fi Direct on the HP printer.
    • For printers with a control panel, select the Wi-Fi Direct icon to display the particular Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
    • For HP printers without a control panel, select the Information button to print a report that includes the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
    • If the printer does not have an Information button, hold the Resume button for 2 seconds to print a report that includes the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
  • If the option displays, click Automatic to require a simple password of 12345678 to connect to your HP printer or select Manual to generate a more secure randomly generated password that users must obtain from the printer.
  • Enter your printer model number, select Begin, click Download, and then follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver file to your computer.
  • From the computer, tap the wireless icon or , and then click DIRECT-xx-HP [your printer model name] from the list of available networks.
  • NOTE: If the particular HP officejet pro 8725 printer name does not display, you might be out of range of the Wi-Fi Direct signal. Place your computer and HP printer closer together.
  • If prompted, enter the Wi-Fi Direct password.
  • When prompted, click the Wireless connection option, and then select the name of your HP printer to complete the driver installation.
  • Reconnect the computer to your normal wireless network after the installation completes.
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