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How to Find HP Deskjet 2540 Password

To find the HP Deskjet 2540 printer wireless password, use the WPS PIN method. If you know the IP address of your printer, find or change the printer password using the Embedded Web Server. Press and hold the Wireless Direct button to print the report with the printer password on it.

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How to Find HP Deskjet 2540 Password

Easy Guidelines For HP Deskjet 2540 Password Setup

Steps to Find Password for HP Deskjet 2540 Printer

  1. Ensure that your printer is in an operating condition.
  2. Slide out the input tray from the printer.
  3. Place a stack of paper into the input tray.
  4. Slide the input tray into the printer.
  5. Press the Wireless button on the printer panel.
  6. A blue light starts blinking that ensures that Wi-Fi connection is active.
  7. Press the Wireless Direct button and hold it for a few seconds.
  8. Printer prints a report that contains the printer password.

Procedure to Find the Password for HP Deskjet 2540 Printer

  • Connect your HP Deskjet 2540 printer to a steady alternating current source firmly using the printer power cord. Open the input paper tray and load ample paper into the input tray. Adjust the paper guides and place the paper between the guides. Be sure not to wrinkle or crumple the paper.
  • Install the ink cartridge into the respective slots by matching the color codes. Press the Wireless icon on your printer panel. Now the blue light starts flashing. Press the Wireless Direct icon and hold it until the white light starts flashing.
  • Find the Printer IP address from the printed report. Turn your computer to the operating condition. Click the Wireless icon on your computer taskbar. Connect your computer to the printer network with the help of a printer password. Type the printer IP address in the address bar on a new tab and press the Enter button.
  • Now the computer screen displays the Embedded Web Server (EWS) for your printer model. Click the Network tab and select the Wi-Fi Direct option. Tap the Status command. EWS displays a message on the screen You are being redirected to a secure HTTPS – enabled page. When it prompts you to click Redirect to HTTPS, do that or click OK.
  • If EWS shows the message Your Connection is not private, click the Advanced option and then select the Proceed to option. Now the Wi-Fi Direct screen appears. Click the Edit Settings option to change the connection method, Wi-Fi Direct password, and Wi-Fi Direct status.
  • After setting up all the changes, click the Apply option to save all the settings. Using Wi-Fi Direct, you can easily print from any smart device without an active internet connection.
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