Set up Your Laptop hook up to a Printer :
For your printer to connect to your home network, the process will vary from printer to printer
If you are connecting your printer through Ethernet, connect the Ethernet port on the printer to an open port on your router or network switch. This is a typical Ethernet printer.
If you are connecting to a wireless printer, you will need to use the printer’s display screen to connect to your wireless network. You have to choose your wireless SSID (Network Name) and password must be entered when password is safe. The exact instructions for your document.
Connect to a network printer (windows). Once the printer is installed on the network, you can connect it to your laptop. These instructions work for all versions of Windows
Open Control Panel You can access it from the Start menu. Windows 8 users can press? Type the Win key and “Control Panel”.
Select “Device and printer” or “View devices and printers”.
Click Add a printer
Select “Add Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer.” Windows 8 users do not have to choose anything
Select your network printer from the list Follow the prompts if Windows can not find the correct drivers, you may need to download from the printer brand support help site such as For HP Printer Hp.com , For Canon Printer Canon.com ,For Printer Dell.com .
Connect to a network printer (Mac)
Once the printer is installed on the network, you can connect it to your laptop. These instructions work for all versions of OS X. Note that network printers should support AirPrint or Bonjour (almost all modern network printers).
Click on the apple menu and choose “System Preferences”.
Select the “Print and Scan” option from the System Preferences menu.
Click and hold the “+” button below the list of installed printers.
Select your network printer from the list of nearby printers. If your printer is not listed, you may need to download the software from the printer manufacturer’s support site.
If this appears to be, click the Download and Install button. While OS X comes with software for most printers already installed, your printer may need additional software from Apple. If this happens, you will be asked to download it after adding the printer.
Print on your newly installed printer. Once the network printer has been added to your operating system, you can print it like the printer is connected directly to the laptop. Open the “Print” dialog in any program and select Network Printer from the list to print it.
Connect Your Laptop to Wireless Printer
- Connect your printer to wireless network
- Click the Start menu.
- Click Settings.
- Click on the device.
- Click on the printer and the scanner.
- Click Add + Printer or Scanner.
- Select the printer.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to set it up.
- Open the document that you want to print.
- Print the document.