HOW TO CONNECT PRINTER TO WIRELESS NETWORK ROUTER

To know how to connect printer to wireless network router, proceed with the easy instructions mentioned on our web page.

  • STEP : 1 Check if you have placed the printer within the range of your wireless router.
  • STEP : 2 Finish the initial hardware setup of the printerif it is not complete.
  • STEP : 3 Turn the printer on by holding the Power button until the Power LED lights up.
  • STEP : 4 The method of connecting the printer to a wireless network will differ depending on the printer you use.

WPS Push Button method :

  • STEP : 1 Check if the wireless router supports WPS.
  • STEP : 2 Also, check if the WPS button is present on the printer.
  • STEP : 3 First, press and then hold the WPS button on the control panel of the printer.
  • STEP : 4 Within two minutes, press and hold the WPS button on the wireless router.
  • STEP : 5 This will connect the printer to the wireless network automatically.
  • STEP : 6 Alternatively, use the network name (SSID) and network key (password) of the wireless router for connecting the printer to the wireless network.
  • STEP : 7 Once done with establishing the wireless network connection using how to connect printer to wireless network router guide, add the printer to your Windows/Mac computer.
  • STEP : 8 Note: The Windows/Mac computer should be connected to the same wireless network.

Windows :

  • STEP : 1 Go to the Start menu on your Windows computer, select the Settings or gear icon, and click the Devices option.
  • STEP : 2 Select the Printers & Scanners option on the left panel and click the Add a printer or scanner button on the main panel.
  • STEP : 3 Select the model name of the printer from the Printer list and then click the Add Device option. If prompted, download and install the printer software on the Windows computer while using how to connect printer to wireless network router steps.
  • STEP : 4 Make sure to select the wireless connection option during the installation.

Mac :

  • STEP : 1 Go to the main window of your Mac computer, navigate to the Apple menu, and click the System Preferences option.
  • STEP : 2 Select the Print & Scan option, click the plus or add icon, and choose the printerfrom the list of devices displayed.
  • STEP : 3 If prompted, proceed with the on-screen instructions to install the software on the Mac computer.
  • STEP : 4 You need to choose the wireless connection mode when prompted by the installer.
  • STEP : 5 To make sure the connection is established on completion of how to connect printer to wireless network router steps, print a test page from your computer.