Add a Printer To Wifi

Most of the wireless and network printers do not require additional setup. Windows is capable enough to find those printers and Add Printer to Wifi. When the wireless or network printer is not installed automatically, then users need to set up the printer themselves. In this guide, we are going to share the simple instructions that how you can Add a Printer to Wifi on your PC. Follow the mentioned guidelines carefully. 

Add Wireless Printer

 If you want to add Wireless printer , you need to: 

  • Make sure that your printer supports at least a single USB port.

  • Connect the wireless adapter to the USB port of the printer. Since the ‘Wireless adapter supports Plug and Play technology, the printer must detect it automatically and start the driver installation for the wireless adapter

  • To specify to which Wifi your printer must connect to, contact the printer with the router by using the Ethernet cable and access the control panel of the router by entering the default IP address in the address bar of the internet browser.

  • After logging in to the router, a tab for fax machines, printers, and other devices will appear. Click on the tab and enter the MAC address of the printer in the files. Save the changes and then you must able to add a printer to wifi using the router

Steps to Setup the Wireless Printer

  • To add a wireless printer, it is very necessary to place the printer close enough to the router, this will make the signal strength stronger. The printer setup is quite a simple process, all you need is to turn on the printer, and install the printer software.

  • Access the control panel. Find the printer button and then double click on it. This will display the list of printers in front of you that you have installed on your system successfully. Click on ‘Add the printer option to Add the Printer to wifi.

  • Once you are done with it, the scrolling bar appears as the system will start the search for the available wireless printer within the area. When the printer appears, double click on it. After that, the system will add the printer to the list of printers.

  • Now, open the text document. Click on the ‘Print’ option and choose ‘New Wireless printer’ option to check if it works.

The most reliable solution to add the local printer to one of the computers on the wireless network is enabling the Printer Sharing on your computer.

To share the printer in Microsoft Windows:

  • Click on the ‘Start’ button.

  • Click on the ‘Control panel’ menu option.

  • Tap on the ‘Printers and Faxes’ icon.

  • Choose the printer you want to share.

  • Go to the File menu.

  • Click on the ‘Sharing menu’ item.

By following these simple instructions, you can add the printer to wifi on Windows. All the steps are very simple and easy to execute. If you still find yourself somewhere stuck in the process, you must visit your printer’s official site and follow the guidelines.

Connect Printer to Wifi Network