How To Setup Wireless Printer HP DeskJet 3700

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HP DeskJet 3700 Wireless Setup

HP DeskJet 3700 wireless Setup network using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

How To Setup Wireless Printer HP DeskJet 3700 ? Before you can connect HP DeskJet 3700 printer to a wireless network using WPS, make sure you have following:
  • A wireless 802.11b/g/n network that includes a WPS-enabled wireless router or access point.
  • A computer connected to the wireless network that you intend to connect the printer to. Be sure you have installed the HP printer software on the computer.
If you have a WPS router with a WPS push button, follow the Push Button method. If you are not certain your router has a push button, follow the PIN method.

To use the Push Button Configuration (PBC) method

  1. Press and hold the Wireless button on the printer for more than three seconds to start WPS push mode. The Wireless light starts blinking.
  2. Press the WPS button on your router.
The product begins a timer for approximately two minutes while a wireless connection is established.

To use the PIN method

  1. Press the Wireless button and Information button at the same time to print the network configuration page, and then locate a WPS PIN. The WPS PIN is printed at the top of the printed information page.
  2. Press and hold the Wireless button from the printer control panel for more than three seconds. The wireless light starts blinking.
  3. Open the configuration utility or software for the wireless router or wireless access point, and then enter the WPS PIN.
Wait for about two minutes. If the printer connects successfully, the Wireless light stops blinking but remains lit.

HP DeskJet 3700 Connect to a wireless network using HP printer software

To connect the printer HP 3700 to an integrated wireless WLAN 802.11 network, you will need the following:
  • A wireless 802.11b/g/n network that includes a wireless router or access point. The printer only supports connections using 2.4GHz.
  • A computer connected to the wireless network that you intend to connect the printer to.
  • Network name (SSID).
  • WEP key or WPA Passphrase (if needed).

To connect your printer using HP printer software (Windows)

1. Depending on whether you have installed the HP printer software or not, do one of the following:
If you have not installed the HP printer software on your computer
  • Insert the printer software CD in your computer. During the software installation, a USB cable might be required for temporary connection between the printer and the computer. Do not connect the USB cable until the printer software prompts to do so.
  • When you are prompted, select Wireless, and then follow the onscreen instructions.
If you have the HP printer software installed on your computer

a. Open the printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows)
b. In the printer software, click Tools.
c. Click Device Setup & Software.
d. Click Connect a new device, click Wireless, and then follow the onscreen instructions.

2. After the printer connects successfully, the blue Wireless light stops blinking and remains on.

HP DeskJet 3700 To connect your printer using HP printer software (OS X)

1. Depending on whether you have installed the HP printer software or not, do one of the following:
If you have not installed the HP printer software on your computer
  • a. Insert the printer software CD in your computer.
  • b. Double-click the HP Installer icon on the software CD, and then follow the onscreen instructions.
If you have the HP printer software installed on your computer
  • Double-click HP Utility in the HP folder in the Applications folder.
  • On the menu bar at the top of the screen, choose Setup New Device from the Devices menu, and then follow the onscreen instructions.
2. After the printer connects successfully, the blue Wireless light stops blinking and remains on.


HP DeskJet 3700 To connect a new printer (Windows)

1.Open the printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows) on
2.In the printer software, click Tools.
3.Select Device Setup & Software.
4.Select Connect a new device. Follow the onscreen instructions.

To connect a new printer (OS X)

1. Open System Preferences .
2.Depending on your operating system, click Printers & Scanners .
3.Click + below the list of printers at the left.
4. Select the new printer from the list.

HP DeskJet 3700 Connect wirelessly to the printer without a router

HP DeskJet 3700 Wi-Fi Setup Direct, you can print wirelessly from a computer, smart phone, tablet, or other wireless-capable device without connecting to an existing wireless network.
Guidelines for using Wi-Fi Direct
● Make sure your computer or mobile device has the necessary software.
  1. If you are using a computer, make sure you have installed the printer software provided with the printer.
  2. If you have not installed the HP printer software on the computer, connect to Wi-Fi Direct first and then install the printer software. Select Wireless when prompted by the printer software for a connection type.
  3. If you are using a mobile device, make sure you have installed a compatible printing app.
  • Make sure Wi-Fi Direct for your printer is turned on.
  • Up to five computers and mobile devices can use the same Wi-Fi Direct connection.
  • Wi-Fi Direct can be used while the printer is also connected either to a computer using a USB cable or to a network using a wireless connection.
  • Wi-Fi Direct cannot be used to connect a computer, mobile device, or printer to the Internet.

HP DeskJet 3700 To turn Wi-Fi Direct on or off

On the printer control panel, press the Wi-Fi Direct button
  1. When Wi-Fi Direct is turned on, the Wi-Fi Direct light is on steady. To find the Wi-Fi Direct name and password, press the Information button to print a printer information page.
  2. When you turn on Wi-Fi Direct the first time, the printer automatically prints a Wi-Fi Direct guide. The guide provides instructions about how to use Wi-Fi Direct. After that, you can press the Wi-Fi
  3. Direct button and the Information button together to print the Wi-Fi Direct guide. The guide may not be available in all languages.
  4. When Wi-Fi Direct is turned off, the Wi-Fi Direct light is off.
  5. For more information about the Wi-Fi Direct light status, see Control panel lights and display icons status.

HP DeskJet 3700 To print from a wireless-capable mobile device that supports Wi-Fi Direct

Make sure you have installed the latest version of HP Print Service Plugin on your mobile device. You can download this plugin from the Google Play application store.
  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer.
  2. Turn on Wi-Fi Direct on your mobile device. For more information, see the documentation provided with the mobile device.
  3. From your mobile device, select a document from a print enabled application, and then select the option to print the document.The list of available printers appears.
  4. From the list of available printers, choose the Wi-Fi Direct name shown such as DIRECT-**-HP DeskJet 3700 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer).
  • If the Wi-Fi Direct connection security for the printer is Automatic (the default setting), the mobile device will connect to the printer automatically and send the print job.
  • If the Wi-Fi Direct connection security for the printer is set to Manual, do one of the following to connect to the printer and print.
  • If the Wi-Fi Direct light on the printer control panel keeps blinking, press the Wi-Fi Direct button. The light will stop blinking and stay on.
  • If the printer prints out a page with a PIN code, follow the instruction on the page.
  • You can change the Wi-Fi Direct connection security setting for the printer from the embedded
  • web server (EWS). For more information, see Open the embedded web server.
To print from a wireless-capable mobile device that does not support Wi-Fi Direct
Make sure you have installed a compatible printing app on your mobile device.
  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer.
  2. Turn on the Wi-Fi connection on your mobile device. For more information, see the documentation provided with the mobile device.
  3. If your mobile device does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use Wi-Fi Direct.
  4. From the mobile device, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the Wi-Fi Direct name from the list of wireless networks shown such as DIRECT-**-HP DeskJet 3700 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer). Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password when prompted.
  5. Print your document.

HP DeskJet 3700 To print from a wireless-capable computer (Windows)

  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer.
  2. Turn on the computer's Wi-Fi connection. For more information, see the documentation provided with the computer. If your computer does not support Wi-Fi, you are not able to use Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. From the computer, connect to a new network. Use the process you normally use to connect to a new wireless network or hotspot. Choose the Wi-Fi Direct name from the list of wireless networks shown such as DIRECT-**-HP DeskJet 3700 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer and XXXX is the printer model located on the printer).
  4. Enter the Wi-Fi Direct password when prompted.
  • Proceed to step 5 if the printer has been installed and connected to the computer over a wireless network. If the printer has been installed and connected to your computer with a USB cable, follow the steps below to install the printer software using the HP Wi-Fi Direct connection.
a. Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
  • Windows 10: From the computer desktop, click Start, select All apps, click HP, and then select the icon with the printer name.
  • Windows 8.1: Click the down arrow in lower left corner of the Start screen, and then select the printer name.
  • Windows 8: Right-click an empty area on the Start screen, click All Apps on the app bar, and then select the printer name.
  • Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP: From the computer desktop, click Start, select All Programs, click HP, click the folder for the printer, and then select the icon with the printer name.
b. In the printer software, click Tools.
c. Click Device Setup & Software, and then select Connect a new device.
d. When the Connection Options software screen appears, select Wireless.
; Select your HP printer software from the list of detected printers.
e. Follow the onscreen instructions.
5. Print your document.

HP DeskJet 3700 To print from a wireless-capable computer (OS X)

  1. Make sure you have turned on Wi-Fi Direct on the printer.
  2. Turn on Wi-Fi on the computer.
  3. For more information, see the documentation provided by Apple.
  4. Click the Wi-Fi icon and choose the Wi-Fi Direct name, such as DIRECT-**-HP DeskJet 3700 series (where ** are the unique characters to identify your printer). If Wi-Fi Direct is turned on with security, enter the password when prompted.
  • Add the printer.
  • Open System Preferences .
  • Depending on your operating system, click Printers & Scanners .
  • Click + below the list of printers at the left.
  • Select the printer from the list of detected printers (the word “Bonjour” is listed the right column beside the printer name), and click Add.
HP DeskJet 3700 Wireless Setup

HP DeskJet 3700 Wireless settings

You can set up and manage your printer HP DeskJet 3700 wireless setup connection and perform a variety of network management tasks. This includes printing information about network settings, turning the wireless function on or off, and changing wireless settings.

To turn on or off the wireless capability of the printer
Press the Wireless button to turn on or off the printer wireless capabilities.
  • If the printer has an active connection to a wireless network, the Wireless light is on solid blue, and the printer display shows the Wireless icon and the Signal Bars icon.
  • If wireless is turned off, the Wireless light is off.
  • For more information about the wireless status,

To print the wireless network test report and network configuration page

Press the Wireless button and the Information button at the same time.
  • The wireless network test report shows the diagnostics results for the status of the wireless network, wireless signal strength, detected networks, and more.
  • The network configuration page shows the network status, hostname, network name, and more.
To change wireless settings (Windows)
This method is available if you have already installed the printer software.
This method requires a USB cable. Do not connect the USB cable until prompted to do so.
  1. Open the HP printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows).
  2. In the printer software, click Tools.
  3. Click Device Setup & Software.
  4. Select Reconfigure Wireless Settings. Follow the onscreen instructions.

HP DeskJet 3700 To restore network settings to default settings

  • Press the Wireless button and the Cancel button from the printer control panel at the same time, and then hold them for three seconds.
  • Connect your printer to your computer with a USB cable (nonnetwork connection)
  • The printer supports a rear USB 2.0 High Speed port for connection to a computer.

To connect the printer with the USB cable

  1. Insert the printer software CD in the computer CD-ROM drive. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until you are prompted to do so.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions. When you are prompted, connect the printer to the computer by selecting USB on the Connection Options screen.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
If the printer software has been installed, the printer will operate as a plug-and-play device. If the software has not been installed, insert the CD that came with the printer and follow the onscreen instructions

Change from a USB connection to a wireless network
If you first set up your printer and installed the software with a USB cable, directly connecting the printer to your computer, you can easily change to a wireless network connection. You will need a wireless 802.11b/g/n network that includes a wireless router or access point.

Before changing from a USB connection to a wireless network, make sure that:
  • The printer is connected to your computer with the USB cable until you are prompted to disconnect the cable.
  • The computer is connected to the wireless network that you intend to install the printer on.
Change from a USB connection to a wireless network (Windows)
  1. Open the HP printer software. For more information, see Open the HP printer software (Windows).
  2. In the printer software, click Tools.
  3. Click Device Setup & Software.
  4. Select Convert a USB connected printer to wireless. Follow the onscreen instructions.

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