123 HP Envy 5642 Printer to Laptop
Connecting your printer to the laptop is important for printing your documents and getting output copies of your prints. Follow the below given steps to fix your 123 HP Envy 5642 printer to connect your laptop.
Make note of your network name and network password before initializing the 123 HP Envy 5642 printer connections on your laptop. The network name is also called as the Service Set Identifier and the network password is also known as WEP security key or WPA pass phrase.
Switch on your printer, laptop and router. Make sure that your devices are in a ready state. The laptop should have an active internet connection. Make sure your printer and laptop are connected in the same wireless network.
Keep your printer and laptop closely to the router to avoid signal issues. Disconnect the USB or Ethernet cable from the printer before starting the printer connection to Laptop
Connect the HP Envy 5642 printer to the wireless network
On the control panel, click the wireless icon and press the (-) button. Press the down arrow to scroll down to wireless setup wizard and click OK.
The available networks will be displayed in the screen. Choose the network name and press OK. Enter your printer name manually, if your network name is not available. Click Enter new network name and click Ok.
Scroll down to the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard. After entering the network name, scroll to done and press OK. When prompted, enter the WEP key and click done to confirm.
Download and install the HP Envy 5642 driver
Visit the HP website 123.hp.com. Type your printer model number and click Begin. You will be directed to the download page. You can either download the full feature software or go for only basic drivers. HP suggests you to download the full feature software solution to utilize the sophisticated and modernized features of the 123 HP Envy 5642 printers.
You can also change the operating system which was selected by the web page robotically, click Change near the operating system selection and pick the operating system for which you wish to download the driver.
Click Download and then click open. Double click the driver file in the browser downloads. Then tag along the information to complete the connection setup and the driver installation. Again go to hp product page to complete the printer registration and activation. If you have any concerns, visit hp.support.com and enter your printer model in the search box. Click Search
Click Software and drivers tab. The download page will be exhibited with several download alternatives. You can download basic driver or full feature software solution. Opt for the best one. HP suggests you to download the full feature software.
The downloaded file will be available in the browser window’s footer or in the Downloads folder. Look into the folder and double-click on the executable file.
Track the onscreen directives to conclude the printer setup without difficulty. Once the printer setup is doing well, return to the Home page and register to HP Connected account.