A dialog appears listing printers on your local network. It may take a minute or two for your printer to appear.
Select your printer when it appears in the list, then click Add. When you add a printer, macOS can usually detect whether the printer has special accessories installed, such as additional paper trays, extra memory, or a duplex unit.
The printer must support one of these printing protocols: Some printers connected using these generic protocols may offer limited functionality. If it uses a special queue, you also need to know the queue name. See the person who manages the printer or server for assistance. Click Add from the printer list, click IP, then enter the printer information, using the following table as a guide. If your printer requires it, enter the queue name for your printer.
Enter a descriptive name for the printer for example, Color Laser Printer , so you can identify it in the Printer pop-up menu. You can also try choosing generic printer software from the pop-up menu. If your Mac came with Bluetooth installed, or you are using a USB Bluetooth adapter, you can print wirelessly to a Bluetooth enabled printer.
Pair your Bluetooth printer with your Mac: Select the device you want from the list, then click Pair. If you are prompted on the device, click Accept. Add your Bluetooth printer to your printer list: Having trouble with your printer?
July 11, at 9: After setting up, you can disconnect the cable from your printer and Mac and the printer should remain connected to the Wi-Fi network. We hate spam. Dave B. We also think that this entire process is a small price to pay when you consider the reliability and value we have gotten from this printer. Check with the manufacturer for the latest driver. Some printers connected using these generic protocols may offer limited functionality.
Click here to walk through some questions with Marvin. This will help us get to the bottom of your printer troubles! Load in the large roll of label paper that came with your printer.
These are DK labels, and you will need this model number later when you need to reorder labels. Plug your printer into your computer using the provided grey USB cable. If the AirPrint driver is selected, then you will not have the full functionality of the printer driver.
Instead, we recommend that you choose the CUPS Driver, as detailed above, for the most complete functionality. If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs?
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