How To Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer [Detailed Guide]

This article will provide you with a detailed guide on how to print without Wi-Fi on HP printer within minutes.

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Can I Print from my HP Printer Without Wi-Fi? [Answered] – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

You can print from your HP printer without Wi-Fi if your HP printer supports it. So, instead of using the Wi-Fi network, you can print from your HP printer by connecting it directly to the device you are printing from.

How Do I Get my HP Printer to Print Without Wi-Fi? [Quick Guide] – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

Printing via a Wi-Fi connection is what most modern printers employ; however, you can still print using some other methods that do not require a Wi-Fi connection. Therefore, in this section, we will guide you on how to print on an HP printer without Wi-Fi using other connection methods.

1. Print via USB Connection – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

This is the way older printers communicated with computers to facilitate printing. Although most modern printers are wireless printers, some of them still afford you the option of connecting and printing via a USB connection.

How to Print via USB Connection – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To print via a USB connection, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Turn on your computer.

Step 2: Turn on your HP printer.

Step 3: Load your printer with paper.

Step 4: Plug the USB cable into your HP printer.

Step 5: Plug the other end of the USB cable into an available port on your computer.

If you have set up your HP printer on your computer before this time, you can move to the next step.

However, if you haven’t set up your HP printer, you need to do so.

Therefore, if you are connecting your HP printer to a Windows computer, we advise that you click this link: How to Set up your HP USB-connected Printer on Windows – HP Printer Setup to learn how to set up your HP printer on a Windows computer via a USB connection.

Click this link: How to Perform HP Printer Setup for Mac and follow the instructions that apply to USB-connected printers if you are setting up your HP printer on a Mac.

Step 6: Open the file you want to print.

Step 7: Click on “File.”

Step 8: Click on “Print.”

Step 9: Make the necessary selections.

Step 10: Click on “Print.”

2. Print via Bluetooth – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

Another way you can print from an HP printer without Wi-Fi is to use the Bluetooth connection feature. some HP printers are designed with Bluetooth feature that allows them to communicate with Bluetooth-supported devices. While some of these printers have a built-in Bluetooth feature, others require a Bluetooth adapter to print via Bluetooth.

To print from your HP printer via Bluetooth, you need to set up your printer’s Bluetooth printing feature.

In this article: HP Printer Setup with Bluetooth [Quick Guide], we discuss how to set up your HP printer’s Bluetooth feature for both printers with built-in Bluetooth and those that use Bluetooth adapters. Furthermore, you will also learn how to print on an HP printer without Wi-Fi via the Bluetooth feature.

3. Print via Wi-Fi Direct – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

You can also print via Wi-Fi Direct. Despite the use of the word “Wi-Fi,” Wi-Fi Direct does not use the traditional connection you’d expect from a Wi-Fi connection. In other words, it does not require a router to establish the connection between your printer and the connected device. Therefore, if you want your HP printer to print without the internet, Wi-Fi Direct is one way to go about it.

In this article: How to Connect to HP Printer WiFi Direct [Quick Guide], we reveal how to connect your HP printer to your computer or mobile device via Wi-Fi Direct. We also provide a guide on how to print from your HP printer using this wireless technology. 

Watch the video below to learn the difference between HP Wireless Direct and Wi-Fi Direct.

4. Print via HP Smart – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To print via the HP Smart app, you have to download and install the app on your computer using the instructions we provided in this link: How to Install HP Smart App on your Device – How to Add a Printer to HP Smart App.

After installing it, click on this link: How to Add HP Smart App Printer to Mac and Windows Computer – How to Add a Printer to HP Smart App to learn how to add your printer to the app.

After adding your HP printer, follow the steps below to print your file:

Step 1: Open the HP Smart app.

Step 2: Click on the tile for “Print.”

Step 3: Choose the documents and/or photos you intend to print.

Step 4: A print preview will be displayed as well as other print options.

Step 5: Once you are satisfied with the preview and settings, click on “Print.”

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How to Print from Mobile to HP printer without Wi-Fi [Quick Guide] – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

In this section, we will guide you on how to print from an android phone to an HP printer without Wi-Fi and how to print from iPhone to an HP printer without Wi-Fi.

How to Print Without Wi-Fi on Android Phone – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To learn how to print without Wi-Fi on an HP printer from an Android phone, use any of the methods below:

1. Print via USB OTG Cable – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

You can print on your HP printer when connected to your android device directly with the aid of a USB OTG cable. To learn how to do this, click this link: How to Connect HP Printer to Android Phone with a USB – How to Connect HP Printer, and then carefully follow the instructions we shared.

2. Print via Bluetooth – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To print via Bluetooth from your Android device on an HP printer, click this link: How to Connect HP Printer via Bluetooth – How to Connect HP Printer, and then follow the steps we shared.

How to Print from iPhone to HP Printer Without Wi-Fi – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To learn how to print without Wi-Fi on an HP printer from iPhone, use any of the methods below:

1. Print via USB OTG Cable – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

To print from your iPhone on an HP printer via OTG cable, click this link: How to Connect HP Printer to Android Phone with a USB – How to Connect HP Printer, and then carefully follow the instructions we shared.

2. Print via HP Smart App – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

You can use the HP Smart App to print from your iPhone on an HP printer. All you need to do is to download the HP Smart App from the App Store.

After installing the app on your iPhone, click this link: How to Add a Printer on HP Smart on iOS – How to Add a Printer to HP Smart App to learn how to add your HP printer on the HP Smart on your iOS device.

After adding your HP printer, follow the steps below to print your file:

Step 1: Open the webpage or document you intend to print.

Step 2: Tap on the icon for “Share.”

Step 3: Tap on the gray HP Smart app icon.

In some cases where it is available, tapping the blue HP Smart icon will allow you to preview the file as well as save it to the app’s Files folder.

Step 4: Do any of these:

  • Tap “Edit” to change some settings before tapping “Done.”
  • Tap on the icon for “Share” to either share your file or save it on the app’s Files folder.

Step 5: Tap “Print.”

In case the “Print” or the icon for settings aren’t available, then it means you didn’t select a printer, or the printer is unavailable or turned off.

Note: This method might work when using some applications to print image files.

3.  Print via HP Wireless Direct – How to Print Without Wi-Fi on HP Printer

You can print on your HP printer from your iPhone via HP Wireless Direct. To learn how to do this, click this link: How to Connect and Print from your iPhone with Wireless Direct – How to Connect HP Printer, and then follow the steps we shared.

The article above covers instructions on how to print without Wi-Fi on (but not exclusive to) the following printers:

HP Deskjet 2700, HP Deskjet 2600, HP Deskjet 3755, and HP Deskjet 3700.