How to Add a Printer in Windows 10

Add a printer using network discovery or by IP address

Wed, 05 Dec 2018

Install by Network Discovery

  1. Click the Start button located at the bottom left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Click the Settings button

Screen Shot 2018-12-05 at 11.29.53 AM

  1. Click Devices

add a printer step 1

  1. Click Add a printer or scanner

add a printer step 2

  1. Click the name of the printer you want to add then click Add device

Screen Shot 2018-12-05 at 11.38.53 AM

Install by IP Address

  1. Click the Start button located at the bottom left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Click the Settings button

Screen Shot 2018-12-05 at 11.29.53 AM

  1. Click Devices

add a printer step 1

  1. Click Add a printer or scanner

add a printer step 2

  1. Click The printer that I want isn’t listed

the printer isnt listed

  1. Select Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and then click Next

  2. In the Hostname or IP address box enter in the IP of the printer. Make sure to leave Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use checked.

add printer by ip

  1. Click Next. The printer will install and prompt you to give the printer a friendly name

  2. Decide whether to share the printer or not.

  3. Click Next. The final part of the installation will ask you to print a test page if you like, if not click Finish to complete the setup

Loading...
Edward Beazer

Edward Beazer - I just like to build shit. Sometimes I get stuck for hours, even days while trying to figure out how to solve an issue or implement a new feature. Hope my tips and tutorials can save you some time.