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HP Officejet Pro 6968 Not Connecting to Computer

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  • Check if you have linked the cable to your printer's port properly.
  • Verify whether the cable that you are using is compatible with your printer.
  • Do not stretch the cable too much as it can cause an issue.
  • Try connecting the USB cable to your printer and computer.
  • To whether your printer or the computer is causing the HP Officejet Pro 6968 Not Connecting to Computer issue, try connecting both the devices.
  • In other words, connect your printer to another computer and check if you can establish the connection.

How to Connect to HP Officejet Pro 6968

You can connect your printer with the system using a wired or wireless connection. If you are choosing the Wired connection, then use the USB cable that came along with your printer. In the case of the wireless network, then you can establish the connection either by using the WPS PIN method or the WPS Push Button.

How to Associate HP Officejet Pro 6968 to Your Computer

  • Power On your router and printer and ensure that both are connected to the same home network.
  • Select the Wireless Connection option from the list and choose the name of your network to which you intend to connect your printer.
  • Ensure that the Wi-Fi network that you are connecting your printer is secured.
  • Key in the security passkey using the control panel and then build the connection.
  • The blue light will be visible on the printer's WPS button after the establishment of a successful connection with your printer.
  • The printer’s WPS light will blink if your printer is searching for an available network.
  • You will have to restart the Officejet Pro 6968 printer and the router if you are not able to establish the connection.

How to Build the Connection Between HP OJPRO6968 to Laptop

  • Use manufacturer suggested USB cable that came along with your printer.
  • Connect one end of the HP power cord to the direct power socket and the other end to the direct power socket.
  • Detach the USB cable while installing the driver, and re-connect them when you are prompted to do so.
  • In case you are connecting your laptop using the wireless connection, use the control panel of your printer, tap Setup ----> Wireless Setup Wizard.
  • Choose the name of your network and then type the passkey using the keypad on your Officejet Pro 6968 printer.
  • The blinking light denotes that your printer is searching for available networks.
  • If the printer's WPS button displays a solid blue light, then the connection is established successfully.
  • Make sure you connect your printer and laptop to the same wireless network.

How to Connect Your HP Officejet Pro 6968 to Wifi

  • You can establish the connection with your HP printer by following the HP Officejet Pro 6968 Not Connecting to Computer guidelines mentioned below.
  • Check if the network bandwidth is set to 2.4 GHz. Power on your printer and the router. Press the button next to the WPS icon and wait until the connection is established.
  • If you a blinking light is displayed, then your printer is searching for an available network. A solid blue light on your printer states that the printer connection has been established correctly.
  • Once your printer detects the network you use, key in the passkey of the chosen network.
  • After the establishment of the connection, check if the name of your printer is listed on your system.
  • Click Start -----> Control Panel -----> Devices and Printers. Check if the name of your HP printer is listed.
  • If yes, start performing the printer function, else, add your printer to the list by clicking the Add Printer option.
  • In case you are using the Mac system, click on the Apple icon -----> System Preferences -----> Print and Fax. If the name of your printer is listed, remove and re-add the device from the list.
  • In case your printer name is not listed, add your printer to the list by pressing the Plus symbol ( + ).
  • Wait until your printer detects the computer and assign the name of your printer in the Use or Print Using menu.
  • Start performing the printer function using your HP printer.

Connect to HP Officejet Pro 6968 Mac

  • Power on the printer to turn it to the active state.
  • Connect the system to a wireless network.
  • Download and install the HP Easy Start software for your Mac system.
  • Select the Set Up My HP Product option, and then agree to Terms and Conditions by selecting the Accept option.
  • Choose the Continue option on the Prepare screen.
  • If the network name is not proper, type it in its tab.
  • Type the password in the tab. Select Allow to access the app.
  • After the password is accepted, the printer connects to the network.
  • Install the essential software on the system.
  • After the software installs, select Continue. Choose the Add Printer option to include the printer name.
  • Choose the name of the printer from the list. After the test page prints, click Continue to start the printing process.

How to Establish Connection HP Officejet Pro 6968 to Iphone

  • HP Officejet Pro 6968 Not Connecting to Computer, your Apple device to a local Wi-Fi network.
  • Touch the Wireless icon on the printer’s control panel to view the network connection status.
  • Proceed with the process by reading the instructions on the screen to connect the printer to the same wireless network.
  • Turn on the printer, install the ink cartridges and load plain paper into the main tray.
  • Select the Print icon to open the Printer option.
  • Tap Select Printer to choose your printer.
  • Configure the settings such as Paper, Number of copies, Black & White, etc.
  • Locate the Print option on the top right corner of the page and click it.

HP Officejet Pro 6968 is Not Connecting to Wifi

  • Check if the bandwidth of the router is between 2.4 and 5 GHz.
  • Uninstall the driver files from your computer.
  • See to that you have the latest version of the printer driver installed on your computer.
  • On your printer, tap the Wireless icon ---> Settings ---> Network.
  • Remove and re-connect your printer to your local network.
  • Restart both your HP Officejet Pro printer and the router simultaneously.
  • If none of the above solutions work, perform a factory reset on the printer. Associate it with the network and begin printing.

Computer Won't Connect to HP Wireless Printer 6968

  • Make use of the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to verify the connectivity.
  • Try resetting the print environment without having any other disturbances.
  • Change your printer as the default printer.
  • If you are connecting it to a wireless network, make sure that it is HP Officejet Pro 6968 Not Connecting to Computer secured and connected properly.
  • Ensure that the firmware of the printer is updated.
  • Uninstall and re-install the printer software.
  • Now try doing a test print.