What are the Steps for HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw Setup?

HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw Setup Procedure

The HP Pro 200 Color M251nw is a LaserJet printer and is one of the best printers for your compact office. You can print at high speeds and have strong wireless connectivity. Furthermore, you can print directly from the USB drive if you wish. This HP LaserJet printer produces exceptional quality prints at a fast pace. Besides, it also has a solid and elegant design, giving your office a professional look. The HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw setup can be completed quickly in a few steps

Basic Setup Procedures

  • To begin with, take the HP LaserJet Pro 200 M251nw printer from its box
  • Thereafter place it carefully in a dust-free and open space
  • Now remove the packaging and the tapes
  • Ensure to remove the protective film over the control panel
  • Following this, open the ink cartridge door
  • Then pull the ink cartridge drawer out
  • Subsequently, remove the cardboards from the drawer
  • Also, ensure to locate the orange tab on the left side of the cartridge and pull it out to remove the sealing tape
  • After that remove the sealing tapes from all the cartridges
  • Now push the ink cartridge drawer into the printer
  • Close the ink cartridge door
  • Then, on the rear of your printer, open the jam access door
  • Remove the orange packing strip from inside it
  • Recycle the packing materials
  • Now pull the paper input tray out of your printer
  • Thereafter slide the paper guides to their outermost positions
  • Fan a stack of paper and place it inside the input tray with the print side facing up
  • Now adjust the paper guides till they rest on the paper edges
  • Following this, push the paper tray inside the printer until its snaps in its place
  • If you wish, you can adjust the paper settings in the control panel as per your preferences
  • Now attach one end of the power cord to the printer’s rear and insert the other end to a power outlet
  • Finally, turn on your printer and set your preferred settings

Connecting the HP Pro 200 Color M251nw Printer to a Wi-Fi Connection

You are just a few more steps away from completing the HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw setup. You can do this in two ways namely, Wi-Fi Protected Setup and Automated Wizard Setup.

HP Laserjet Pro 200 Color M251nw Setup
HP LaserJet Pro M251nw Setup

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Make sure that your network router supports the WPS push mode before proceeding

  • First, move your printer to the vicinity of the network router
  • Now on your printer control panel tap on the ‘Wireless’ icon
  • Subsequently, choose ‘Wi-Fi Protected Setup’ from the Wireless Settings
  • Following this, select ‘Push Button’ -> ‘Start
  • Thereafter, locate the WPS push button on your router
  • Press and hold the router for about 3 seconds till the pairing initializes


The process must be completed within 2 minutes for a successful connection

Automated Setup Wizard

  • On your printer control panel, tap on the ‘Wireless’ icon
  • Select the ‘Wireless Setup Wizard’ option from the Wireless Settings
  • Thereafter select your SSID network from the list
  • Finally, enter your WEP or WPA network key
  • Make sure to enter the PIN correctly, taking note the capital letters

Connecting the Printer to your Computer

HP Easy Start

  • Firstly, launch a web browser on your computer and open 123.hp.com/laserjet
  • Download the HP Easy Start application on your computer
  • Open the downloaded file and start your installation
  • Continue the installation process by following the easy steps
  • When prompted by the software to choose the connection type, select ‘Wireless’
  • Finish the HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw setup by following the on-screen instructions

HP Wireless Direct

When you choose this option, you can connect your printer directly to your computer.

  • First, navigate to support.hp.com and download and install the full feature software and driver
  • Now on your printer control panel, tap the ‘Wireless’ icon to open the Wireless Settings
  • Choose the ‘Wireless Direct’ option and turn it on
  • To secure your connection you can choose ‘On’ or ‘On with security’ option
  • Subsequently, a password will appear on the control panel screen
  • Note down the password and tap ‘OK’
  • Thereafter on your computer click the ‘Wireless’ icon and select your printer name from the list of available networks
  • Now enter the password which you acquired earlier and finish the process

If you have further queries about HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251nw setup, call our toll-free number +1-888-214-1820 or visit 123.hp.com.