Add your Printer Using IP Address

The IP address provides a printer with a unique identity. You can find out a printer’s IP address from its display screen or by printing a configuration page from the printer control panel. The method of determining the IP address entirely depends on the printer model. Once you have found out the printer’s IP address, you can easily add it using your computer. Scroll down this page to know how to add printer using IP address.

Let’s now dive into the steps to add a printer using its IP address.

For Windows XP:

Follow these steps to add a printer using its IP address on a Windows XP computer:

For Mac OS X 10.5

Carry out these instructions to know how to add printer using IP address  on a Mac OS X 10.5 computer:

  • On your Mac computer, select Apple menu > System Preferences  > Printers & Scanners .
  • From the new menu that displays, select the Add a printer
  • A new window will now pop up. Here, click on
  • Choose the protocol type that your printer will be using.
  • In the Address field, type in the IP address of your printer.
  • Type the name and the location of your printer in the respective blank fields.
  • The Print Using window will now appear. Here, make sure that the exact make and model of the printer you are using is displayed.
  • Once you have confirmed that, you need to click on the Add
  • If a different printer model shows up, choose your printer make and model from the list in the Print Using
  • You have now successfullyknow how to add printer using IP address   on your Mac.
Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.