How To Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548

HP Deskjet 2548 wireless setup direct allows your wireless devices such as computers, smart phones, tablet, and other wireless, to connect to your printer directly through the wireless network, using the process you currently use to connect your wireless device to new wireless networks and hotspots. With HP wireless direct, you can print directly to the printer HP Deskjet wirelessly, without a wireless router, from your wireless enabled devices.

Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548

Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548

Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548 to connect wirelessly to the printer without a router, press the Wireless Direct button from the printer control panel. If this is the first time you turn on HP 2548 wireless printer setup direct, a How to Connect information page will be printed out. Follow the instructures on the printed information page.
  • HP 2548 wireless setup direct with security is enabled by default when you turn it on. The HP wireless direct password can be found by printing the information page.
  • The information page may not be available in all languages. It only can be printed automatically when you first enable HP wireless direct.
  • To print the information page, press and hold the Wireless Direct button for more than 3 seconds.
  • If printer HP deskjet 2548 wireless direct is turned on, the Wireless Direct status light is solid on.

HP Deskjet 2548 Tips for Setting Up and using a Networked Printer

How To Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548 Use the following tips to set up and use a networked printer:
  • When setting up the wireless networked printer, make sure your wireless router or access point is powered on. The printer searches for wireless routers, then lists the detected network names on the computer.
  • If your computer is connected to a Virtual Private Network (VPN), you need to disconnect from the VPN before you can access any other device on your network, including the printer.
When the printer is connected to a network, you can use the EWS to view status information, change settings, and manage the printer from your computer. To view or change some settings, you might need a password. You can open and use the EWS without being connected to the Internet. However, some features are not available.
Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548

Setup Wireless Printer HP Deskjet 2548 On the Embedded Web Server

You can access the EWS through either the network, the printer software, or HP wireless direct. Open the embedded web server through network The printer must be on a network and must have an IP address. The IP address for the printer can be found by printing a network configuration page.
  • In a supported Web browser on your computer, type the IP address or host name that has been assigned to the printer. For example, if the IP address is, type the following address into a Web browser:
Open the embedded web server from printer software
1. Depending on your operating system, do one of the following to open the printer software:
  • Windows 8: On the Start screen, right-click an empty area on the screen, click All Apps on the app bar, and then click the icon with the printer's name.
  • Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start, select All Programs, click HP, click HP Deskjet 2548 series, and then click HP Deskjet 2548 series.
2. Click Print & Scan, and then click Printer Home Page (EWS).

Open the embedded web server through HP 2548 wireless direct
  • From the printer 2548 control panel, press the Wireless Direct button to turn on HP wireless direct. For more information, see Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router
  • From your wireless computer, turn wireless on, search for and connect to the HP wireless direct name, for example: HP-Print-**-Deskjet 2548 series. If you have HP wireless direct security on, enter the HP wireless direct password when prompted.
  • In a supported Web browser on your computer, type the following address:

HP Deskjet 2548 About cookies

The embedded Web server (EWS) places very small text files (cookies) on your hard drive when you are browsing. These files let the EWS recognize your computer the next time you visit. For example, if you have configured the EWS language, a cookie helps remember which language you have

Advanced printer management tools (for networked printers)
selected so that the next time you access the EWS, the pages are displayed in that language. Though some cookies are cleared at the end of each session (such as the cookie that stores the selected language), others (such as the cookie that stores customer-specific preferences) are stored on the computer until you clear them manually.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, or you can configure it to alert you every time a cookie is offered, which allows you to decide which cookies to accept or refuse. You can also use your browser to remove unwanted cookies.
Depending on your printer, if you disable cookies, you also disable one or more of the following features:
  • Starting where you left the application (especially useful when using setup wizards)
  • Remembering the EWS browser language setting
  • Personalizing the EWS Home page
For information about how to change your privacy and cookie settings and how to view or delete
cookies, see the documentation available with your Web browser.


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