Wi-Fi Protected Setup is the easiest way to connect wireless devices to a wireless network. However, sometimes the “WPS PIN not working” issue may occur due to various reasons. When you connect a printer to your network via WPS setup, the connection may fail if you have entered the incorrect WPS PIN. You can consider the steps that are given below to fix the WPS pin not working issue.

Resetting the printer network settings:

  • Step 1 :Check whether your printer is properly connected to your computer.
  • Step 2 :When the WPS pin request screen appears on your computer, click on the Cancel button.
  • Step 3 :You can reset the printer’s network settings to fix the issue.
  • Step 4 :Depending on the printer model, the printer settings may vary.
  • Step 5 :If the printer has a touchscreen display, you can easily navigate through the settings.
  • Step 6 :Otherwise, use the navigation buttons to select the options.
  • Step 7 :Go to the Settings section and select Network.
  • Step 8 :Select the Network Reset option and press OK for confirmation.
  • Step 9 :The printer will now start the resetting process.
  • Step 10 :If again prompted for confirmation, tap the OK button.
  • Step 11 :Now, you can reconnect to the network using the correct WPS PIN.
  • Step 12 :Your device will now be connected to the network.

Troubleshoot the router:

  • Step 1 :Check whether your router is turned on.
  • Step 2 :Now, restart both the printer and the router.
  • Step 3 :If the router has a WPS button, then try to connect using the WPS Push Button method.
  • Step 4 :If you are able to connect using the WPS Push Button method, but not using the WPS PIN, then check whether the entered PIN is correct.
  • Step 5 :Sometimes, if you have not enabled WPS on your router, then you might face this connection issue.
  • Step 6 :Go to the web-based setup page of your router and then go to the wireless section.
  • Step 7 :Locate the WPS section and confirm that WPS is enabled.
  • Step 8 :Now, reset the printer’s network settings as mentioned in the above section and again try to fix WPS pin not working.