how to print from phone to hp printer

How to Print from Phone to HP printer?

HP Printers – Printing from Android Smartphones or Tablets

HP network-connected or Wi-Fi Direct printers and Android smartphones or tablets.
Print from your Android OS 5.0 or later device to your printer using the HP Print Service Plugin.

Step 1: Install the HP Print Service Plugin

Install the HP Print Service Plugin on your Android OS 5.0 or later, and then turn on the plugin.

  1. Confirm your Android device is connected to the same network as your printer, or that Wi-Fi Direct on your printer and Android device is enabled.
  2. On your Android device, install or update the HP Print.
  3. Once the installation or update is complete, choose your Android device to turn on the plugin:
    • Android 7 (Nougat) and later devices: The HP Print Service Plugin turns on automatically after installation. Continue with these steps.
    • Android 6 (Marshmallow) and earlier devices: Tap Settings, search for and open HP Print Service, and then tap On.
  4. Turn off any other print, if necessary.
Your Android device is now ready to print using the HP Print Service Plugin.

Step 2: Print with the HP Print Service Plugin

  1. Open the item you want to print, tap the menu icon, and then tap Print.
    A print preview screen displays.
  2. Tap the down arrow to view the printer list, and then select HP [your printer model name] to print over the network, or DIRECT-xx-HP [your printer model name] to print with Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. Open the item you want to print, tap the menu icon , and then tap Print. A print preview screen displays. Tap the down arrow to view the printer list, and then select HP [your printer model name] to print over the network, or DIRECT-xx-HP [your printer model name] to print with Wi-Fi Direct.
  4. Tap the down arrow to change any print settings, and then tap the Print  icon

Does my HP printer support the HP Print Service Plugin?

Go to Mobile Printing Solutions Compatible with HP Printer.

What if I cannot connect to the printer, the printer does not display in the printer list, or a 'Printer isn't available' message displays?

Go to A ‘Printer Isn’t Available’ Message Displays (Android) to troubleshoot network connection and printer setup issues.

Can I print if my app does not have a print option?

When an app does not support printing, you can send photos or PDF files to the HP Print Service Plugin using the Android Share feature in apps that include the feature.

Can I print remotely using Print Anywhere with the HP Print Service Plugin?

If you have a printer that supports Print Anywhere and have enabled Print Anywhere using the HP Smart app, you can print remotely to your printer using the HP Print Plugin. Supported printers have a Remote and a cloud icon in their description in the printer list.

When printing remotely, how do I resolve a 'Can’t connect to printer' error message?

Can I add and remove a printer manually from the HP Print Service Plugin?

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