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Wireless Printer Setup for HP Officejet Pro 251dw, 276dw, and 8600 (Windows)

This document is for HP Officejet Pro 251dw, 276dw, and 8600 N911a, N911g, N911n printers and Windows computers.
To set up an HP printer on a wireless (Wi-Fi) network, install the printer driver and software from the HP website. The installer software guides you through connecting the printer to your network. When prompted during the installation, select Wireless as the connection type.
Install the driver and set up the network connection
Complete the wireless network connection setup through the HP software installation.
 note:
As an alternative method to downloading the software, you can use the installation CD instead.
  1. Turn on the printer.
  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.
  3. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.
    The Software & Drivers page displays when the printer model is identified.
    Figure : Example of the Software & Drivers menu
    Image: Example of the Software & Drivers menu
  4. Select your operating system, and then click Submit.
    A list of drivers and other downloads displays.
  5. Under Driver - Product Installation Software, click Download.
  6. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.
  8. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
Frequently asked questions
Review these frequently asked questions on setting up the wireless network connection.

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