HP Deskjet 6840 Printer series - Printer has the wrong network settings

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Printer has the wrong network settings

If one of these network settings in the printer is incorrect, you will not be able to

communicate with the printer:

Communication Mode

Network Name (SSID)

Channel (Ad hoc networks only)

Authentication Type



Follow these steps to correct the printer's network settings:

1. Connect the printer to your network or computer with an Ethernet cable.
2. Open the printer's

embedded Web server (EWS)


HP Deskjet 6800 series printer


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3. Click the Networking tab, and then click Wireless (802.11) under the

Connections heading.

4. Use the Wireless Setup wizard on the Wireless Setup tab to change the printer's

settings to match the settings of the network.

5. Close the printer's EWS, then disconnect the Ethernet cable from the printer.