Set up a wireless printer on windows 10
A printer is a very important part of our day to day life. From home to office, we require printer everywhere, to print out the important documents. Set up a wireless printer in windows 10 and you are ready to print bulk of documents easily and efficiently. Choosing a wireless printer allows you to have remote access to the different peripherals and enable Windows 10 to print, scan and fax the documents without having a physical connection to the unit. So, set up wireless printer on windows 10 and print the documents from any corner of your home.
How to set up a wireless printer on windows 10?
Let’s have a quick look at the process to add wireless printer windows 10. Here are the simple and easy steps to follow:
Press Windows key + Q from the keyboard to open the Cortana.
Choose ‘Printer and Scanners’.
Turn on your printer.
Read the manual to setup wireless printer on windows 10. The process varies from printer to printer and manufacturer to manufacturer.
Click on ‘Printer and Scanner’.
From the results, choose your printer.
Click ‘Add Device’.
Now you are all set to go. This process can be used to setup wired printers as well.
Unable to find your printer?
There are some chances that windows may not able to locate your printers. But, the issues can be resolved easily just by following some easy and simple steps to setup wireless printer on windows 10 manually. For this, you need to run the wizard. Here’s the process
Press Windows + Q from the keyboard.
Choose Printers and Scanners.
Click on ‘Add Printers or Scanner’.
Now, you have to select the option ‘The printer that I want isn’t listed’.
Choose ‘Add a Bluetooth, wireless or network discoverable printer’.
Select the printer connected.
If you are still unable to see your printer, make sure that both printer and computer are on the same network.
Change default printer
Here are the steps to follow:
Press Windows key + Q from your desktop.
Choose ‘ Printer and Scanners’.
Turn off ‘Let Windows manage my default printer’ setting.
Choose your printer to set as a default printer.
Click on set as default.
These are some simple steps following which you can set up a wireless printer on windows 10. Follow and execute every step very carefully as one mistake can cause a setup failure.