How to Set Up A New Printer

Created by Brianna Bryan, Modified on Fri, 08 Jul 2022 at 04:55 PM by Brianna Bryan

Plug in the printer's power cable and make sure it's turned on.

Connect the included cable (usually a USB cable) from the printer to the computer.

On your computer, locate the Printer settings. If you're using a Windows computer, you'll find these in the Control Panel. If you're using a Mac, you'll find them in System Preferences.

Look for the option to Add a printer, then follow the instructions that appear.

  1. Now it's time to try printing something! For example, you could try printing this test page:

  1. (chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/

  2. Select File > Print from your web browser's menu, or simply press Ctrl+P on your keyboard (or Command+P if you're on a Mac).

A dialog box will appear. Locate and select the new printer from the list, then click Print.

The item will proceed to print.

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