How To Setup A Printer On Chromebook?

You can configure your printer on Chromebook over a wireless or a wired network. However, Chromebook doesn’t support printing over Bluetooth. Now, let us see the steps how to set up a printer on Chromebook.

Setting up the printer over a USB cable connection:

If you wish to connect your printer to Chromebook over a USB cable connection, then the following instructions are for you.

  • Connect the printer to the Chromebook device directly using a supported USB cable.
  • As soon as you do it, a notification window will appear on your Chromebook.
  • Follow the step-by-step instructions displayed on the screen to complete the printer setup process.
  • Once the printer has been configured, try a test print.

Setting up the printer over a wireless or wired network:

Step 1: Connecting the printer to the internet

  • Power on your printer.
  • Connect the printer to a wired or wireless network.
  • Refer to your printer’s user guide to connect it to the network.

Step 2: Connect Chromebook to the network

  • Now, connect your Chromebook to the same network.
  • Add the printer to Chromebook by following the instructions given below.
  • Select the Time option available at the bottom right corner of the screen and select Settings.
  • Choose Advanced > Printers > Add printer. Now, enter your printer’s information in the available fields.
  • Click the Add button.
  • Your printer will be added to Chromebook.
  • To check if the printer has been added or not, print a page as given in the next step.

Step 3: Print a page

  • Open a page, image, or document on Chromebook.
  • Press the Ctrl and P buttons at the same time or click File > Print on the program window.
  • Select the See more option.
  • Choose your printer and follow the on-screen instructions on how to setup a printer on chromebook and then selected document file.

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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.