To connect your printer to a network, make use of the steps given below:

ON A WINDOWS COMPUTER

If necessary, you have to connect your computer to the printer’s Wi-Fi network. To achieve this, carry out the following instructions:

Follow the remaining on-screen prompts to finish connecting your printer to the network.

ON A MAC COMPUTER

The steps to connect a printer to Wi-Fi will vary from one printer to another. Therefore, check the manual or online documentation of your printer. These will have model-specific instructions for connecting your printer to Wi-Fi. You have to connect some printers directly to your router using an Ethernet cable (to connect to the internet).

If necessary, you have to connect your computer to the printer’s Wi-Fi network. To achieve this, carry out the following instructions:

  • On the top-right corner of your Mac screen, click the Wi-Fi icon.
  • Choose the name of the Wi-Fi network to which the printer is connected.
  • In case you see a prompt, enter your password.
  • Click the Join button.
  • On the top-left corner of your screen, click the Apple logo.
  • Now, you will see a drop-down menu. From this menu, select the System Preferences option.
  • The System Preferences window will now appear on your screen.
  • On the right side of the same window, choose the Printers & Scanners option.
  • Below the left-hand sidebar, click the + button. Now, you will find a list of available printers.
  • Choose the name of the printer to which you need to connect.
  • At the bottom of the list, click the Add button.
  • Now, your Mac will start connecting to the printer.
  • You might have to install the drivers or be verified by your computer. This is based on your printer.

Follow the remaining on-screen prompts to finish connecting your printer to the network.

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.