Typing In The Password To HP Officejet 5258 – Let’s Get Started

HP OfficeJet 5258 is a wireless multi-functional printer that enables you to connect it to a wireless network in different ways. The following are some of the ways:

  • Wi-Fi Setup Wizard (Traditional method)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (Quick and Simple Method)
  • The HP Smart app (Recommended for people using smartphones or the latest Windows/macOS)

All these three methods are pretty easy to perform.

HP Officejet 5258 Wi-fi Protected Setup

If you have a WPS-enabled router, you can use the same to connect your printer to a wireless network.

HP Officejet 5258 – HP Smart App

If you’re trying to install the printer on your smartphone or the latest Windows or Mac computer, you can use this method. Restore the printer’s network settings to default if the Auto Wireless Setup mode is disabled on it. Install and open the app on your device. Connect your printer to the wireless network by following the on-screen instructions.

HP Officejet 5258 Wi-fi Setup Wizard

Many people prefer this traditional method to connect their printer to the wireless network. It is straightforward to perform. However, you should know your network’s credentials, such as SSID and password, to set up your printer for wireless communication using this method.

Also, you must enter the network’s password correctly into the printer when prompted. Failing to type the password correctly may lead you to wireless connectivity issues. Entering text and number in the printer are pretty easy. However, it might vary a little based on the printer’s control panel.

Typing In The Password To HP Officejet 5258 – Step-by-step Guide

  • Choose your network name on the ‘Select Network Name’ screen opened on your HP OfficeJet 5258 printer.
  • The ‘Enter the Password’ screen will open now. Tap OK on the opened screen.
  • Now, the ‘Enter Wireless Password’ screen will open on your printer.
  • You can see that the printer’s control panel has multiple letters per box.
  • Now, long press on the box and release it when your letter displays on the screen.
  • For example, consider your password’s first letter as ‘b.’ Now, long press on the first box until ‘b’ appears on the screen.
  • If you want to enter two letters/two of the same letter that is in the same box, type the first letter and enter the second one after a pause.
  • If your password contains uppercase letters, tap on the Up Arrow button to enter them.
  • Similarly, if the password has numbers, tap on the Number button and enter them.
  • After entering the password, tap Done.
  • The OfficeJet printer will connect to your wireless network if you have entered its password correctly in the given field.

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