Why is my HP printer not connecting with a USB?
Check the USB cable for damage and recommended length, and then restart your printer and computer. Turn off the printer and the computer. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer and printer, and then inspect the cable. If the cable is damaged or longer than 3 m (9 ft 10 in), replace it.
How do I enable the USB ports on my HP printer?
Use the control panelFrom the Home screen of the printer control panel, swipe to touch the Settings icon.Touch the General menu, and then touch Enable Device USB.Touch Enable.