How to Connect a HP Deskjet 2540 Wirelessly

HP DeskJet 2540 is an all-in-one compact printer that provides complete printing and scanning services to customers.  This printer is trusted worldwide by millions of users and this is the reason why most of home and office owners prefer HP DeskJet 2540 Setup over any other device.  This printer is compatible with both Windows and Mac devices. If you have recently purchased this printer and looking forward to completing the HP DeskJet 2540 Setup, read this guide and follow the provided instructions to complete the task. 

HP DeskJet 2540 Connect To WiFi: Prepare the Printer for WiFi Setup

Set up the Hardware:  Take out the printer from its box and place it at some convenient location.  Connect the printer to the power outlet and install the printer cartridges. 

Connect your computer: Now, you need to print the ‘Alignment’ page. Connect your Windows or Mac device to the WiFi network. 

Set Up the Software:  You can use the driver installation CD you got with the device for HP DeskJet Connect to the WiFi process and install the printer software and drivers on your device. 

Enable Wireless Mode On HP DeskJet 2540 Printer

Run the Installed HP DeskJet Wireless Software: Begin the software installation on your device by following the on-screen instructions. The wizard will prepare your device for the WiFisetup and direct you to the connect screen.  Now, Stop here and proceed to enable the Wireless mode on your printer. 

Turn on the Wireless Mode On Printer: When your device is turned on, check the ‘WiFi’ light. The WiFi lights must be blinking so that you can proceed with the HP DeskJet 2540 Setup process. 

In case the WiFi lights are not blinking, you need to turn it on. Press and hold the ‘Power’ button and after that click, two times on ‘Start Copy Back’ two times.  After this click on the ‘Cancel’ button three times while holding the ‘Power’ button. Now, release the button and the wifi lights must start blinking. 

Install HP DeskJet 2540 Wireless Software

  • Complete the Software Installation: In the HP Deskjet Software Installation Wizard’s Connect Window, hit the ‘Continue’ button. The wizard will show the loss of connection options available: it includes the USB connection or Wireless Connection.
  • Select USB Option: Now, proceed with the next step and click on the ‘HP Auto Wireless Connect’ option. 
  • Follow the on-screen guidelines for completing the Wireless Setup on your device with the hoe network. 

Connect HP 2540 Printer to Computer

  •  Connect the HP Printer to WiFi Network Using Windows: You need to connect your Windows computer to the same WiFi network to which you would connect the printer. 
  • Open the Control Panel on your computer, and click on the ‘Devices and Printers’ option. Check whether your printer name is present in the list or not. Hit the button to connect. 
  •  Connect Mac Device and  HP DeskJet printer to Wireless to WiFi Network using Mac 
  • Click on the ‘Apple’ icon and choose ‘System and Preference’. Click on the ‘Devices’ option to check the list of Devices available nearby for the WiFi connectivity. Select the printer name from the list and connect the device to the Mac wirelessly.

 So, these are the simple steps that can help you to complete the HP Deskjet 2540 wireless setup for your Windows and Mac device. All the mentioned instructions are very simple and easy to follow, but if you are still unable to complete the printer setup on your own, contact the HP expert. The professional can give you the best advice and make sure that nothing compromises your HP printing experience.