How to Add Printer to Computer

How to Add Printer to Computer

Wired Printer On Windows

  • Step 1: Place the printer close to the computer so that the cable reaches easily.
  • Step 2: Plug the printer into a power source.
  • Step 3: Press the printer’s Power button to turn it on.
  • Step 4: Connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable.
  • Step 5: The driver is automatically installed.
  • Step 6: Clock Start Settings Devices Printers & scanners.
  • Step 7: Hit Add a printer or scanner and then select Add device.
  • Step 8: If you cannot find the printer enlisted, click the The printer that I wasn’t listed link.
  • Step 9: Customize the settings depending on the printer.
  • Step 10: Or insert the installation CD into the computer disc’s slot.
  • Step 11: You can also download the software from the printer manufacturer’s website.

Wired Printer On Mac

  • Step 1: See if the drivers on your Mac computer are updated.
  • Step 2: Keep the printer near your computer on a flat surface.
  • Step 3: Plug in the printer to the power socket and press the Power button.
  • Step 4: Insert the USB cable into the Mac computer port.
  • Step 5: If there’s no port, use a USB-C-to-USB adapter.
  • Step 6: Keep the computer turned on.
  • Step 7: Click the Download and Install button on the pop-up that appears on the screen.
  • Step 8: Follow the on-screen prompts to set up the printer on the Mac computer.

Wireless Printer On Windows

  • Step 1: Turn on the router and the printer.
  • Step 2: Connect the printer to the router with an Ethernet cable.
  • Step 3: Or establish a wireless signal between the printer and the router.
  • Step 4: Position the printer within the range of the router.
  • Step 5: After powering up the printer, turn it on.
  • Step 6: Look up for your local network on the Wireless Connection in the computer.
  • Step 7: Select the network and enter the password.
  • Step 8: On the printer’s Wi-Fi setup page, pick the network and enter the network’s password.

Wireless Printer On Mac

  • Step 1: Power up the printer with an electric socket and then turn it on.
  • Step 2: Set up a wireless network connection between the printer and the router either with an Ethernet cable or wirelessly.
  • Step 3: Use the Menu Interface on the printer to look for your wireless network.
  • Step 4: Choose the network and then key in the password.
  • Step 5: Make sure the computer is also connected to the same network.
  • Step 6: Click Apple menu System Preferences Printers & Scanners .
  • Step 7: Select the printer name and click Add.