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HP Smart Tank 500 Printer Features to Work Smarter From Home

One thing that is overlooked when buying a printer is the cost of ink. With an ink tank design outside the printer, the HP SmartTank makes it easy for users who want to fill their own black and color ink.

How to Set Up HP Smart Tank 500 Wireless Printer with Home or Office Wi-Fi

In this article, we will discuss how to connect your HP Smart Tank 500 printer to your home or office Wi-Fi network. By following these steps, you can print documents from various devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Let’s get started!

Initial Preparation

Step 1: Turn on the Printer and Enable Wi-Fi

  1. Turn on the Printer: Ensure your HP Smart Tank 500 printer is powered on.
  2. Enable Wi-Fi on the Printer: Press the Wi-Fi button on the printer until the indicator light turns blue and starts blinking. The printer will print two pages containing Wi-Fi connection methods.

Step 2: Prepare Your Smartphone and HP Smart App

  1. Download the HP Smart App: Download and install the HP Smart app from the Play Store.
  2. Connect to Wi-Fi: Ensure your smartphone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network you will use for the printer.

Connecting the Printer to Wi-Fi

Step 3: Using the HP Smart App

  1. Open the HP Smart App: Open the HP Smart app on your smartphone.
  2. Add a Printer: Tap the plus (+) sign to add a new printer.
  3. Search for the Printer: The app will start searching for available printers. When the HP Smart Tank 500 appears, select it.

Step 4: Connect to Wi-Fi

  1. Select Wi-Fi Network: Choose the Wi-Fi network you want to connect the printer to.
  2. Enter Wi-Fi Password: Enter the Wi-Fi password and click ‘Continue’.
  3. Enable Bluetooth: If prompted, enable Bluetooth on your smartphone to assist with the connection process.

Step 5: Connection Process

  1. Connecting: Wait for the connection process to complete. Ensure the Wi-Fi indicator light on the printer stops blinking and remains solid, indicating the printer is connected to the Wi-Fi network.

Installing the Driver on Your Laptop

Step 6: Download and Install the Driver

  1. Download the Driver: Download the HP Smart Tank 500 printer driver from the official HP website.
  2. Install the Driver: Open the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions. Ensure your laptop is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the printer.

Step 7: Complete the Installation

  1. Continue Installation: Follow all on-screen steps until the installation is complete.
  2. Verify Connection: Ensure the printer is detected and connected correctly in the Control Panel of your laptop.

Printing a Test Page

Step 8: Print a Test Page

  1. Open Test Document: Open the document you want to print on your laptop.
  2. Select Printer: Choose the HP Smart Tank 500 as the default printer.
  3. Print Document: Click ‘Print’ and ensure the test page prints correctly.

Connecting the HP Smart Tank 500 printer to your home or office Wi-Fi network is quite simple by following the steps above. Make sure all devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network to print smoothly.

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