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How Do I Get My Computer To Recognize My
Wireless Printer?
When you set up a wireless printer on your computer and the latter
recognizes the former, you can easily print remotely. On this page, we
shall see how to get your computer to recognize your wireless printer in
detail.
When your printer has a display screen:
⦁ In case your printer is equipped with a display screen, locate the
Settings option on the Home screen of the machine. This procedure will
vary, based on the printer modelyou areusing.
⦁ Go to the Network Settings or the Network Connection section
(dependingon the model)and then choose the Wi-Fi Setup option.
⦁ Now, select the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard option. You will find that your
printer starts searching for available networks.
⦁ Choose your Wi-Finetwork from thedisplayed listof names.
⦁ Next, you need to enter your wirelessnetwork password.
⦁ Your computer will now recognizethe printer.
When your printer does not have a display screen:
⦁ Take the USB cable and connect oneof its ends to the printer.
⦁ Connectthe oppositeend of this USB cable to the computer.
⦁ Now, you can perform the instructionson the Setup Wizard.
⦁ Based on the model of your printer, the Setup Wizard is either started
from a CD or an installer file, which is downloaded from the
manufacturer’swebsite.
⦁ Once you complete the steps in the Setup Wizard, you can unplug the
USB cable from the printer.
Your printer is now successfully connected to the network. The next task
is to add your printer to your computer (or any other device that has
printingcapabilities).
NOTE: The followinginstructionsapply to a Windowscomputer.
⦁ On your computer, click on the Start icon and select Settings. Or else, go
to controlpanel.
⦁ Choose the Devicesor the Devices& Printers option.
⦁ In the main window, click on Add aprinter or scanner.
⦁ On the page that displays next, choose your printer from the list of
available printers.
⦁ Click on the Add Devicebutton.
⦁ However, if your printer is not listed in the available list of printers,
click on the The printer that I want isn’t listed link. Now, follow the
on-screen instructionsuntil your printer isadded to the list.
⦁ Your wireless printer is now recognized by your computer. So, the
printer is ready to printwirelessly.

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How Do I Get My Computer to Recognize My Wireless Printer?

  • 1. How Do I Get My Computer To Recognize My Wireless Printer? When you set up a wireless printer on your computer and the latter recognizes the former, you can easily print remotely. On this page, we shall see how to get your computer to recognize your wireless printer in detail. When your printer has a display screen: ⦁ In case your printer is equipped with a display screen, locate the Settings option on the Home screen of the machine. This procedure will vary, based on the printer modelyou areusing. ⦁ Go to the Network Settings or the Network Connection section (dependingon the model)and then choose the Wi-Fi Setup option. ⦁ Now, select the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard option. You will find that your printer starts searching for available networks. ⦁ Choose your Wi-Finetwork from thedisplayed listof names. ⦁ Next, you need to enter your wirelessnetwork password. ⦁ Your computer will now recognizethe printer. When your printer does not have a display screen: ⦁ Take the USB cable and connect oneof its ends to the printer. ⦁ Connectthe oppositeend of this USB cable to the computer. ⦁ Now, you can perform the instructionson the Setup Wizard. ⦁ Based on the model of your printer, the Setup Wizard is either started from a CD or an installer file, which is downloaded from the manufacturer’swebsite. ⦁ Once you complete the steps in the Setup Wizard, you can unplug the USB cable from the printer. Your printer is now successfully connected to the network. The next task is to add your printer to your computer (or any other device that has printingcapabilities). NOTE: The followinginstructionsapply to a Windowscomputer.
  • 2. ⦁ On your computer, click on the Start icon and select Settings. Or else, go to controlpanel. ⦁ Choose the Devicesor the Devices& Printers option. ⦁ In the main window, click on Add aprinter or scanner. ⦁ On the page that displays next, choose your printer from the list of available printers. ⦁ Click on the Add Devicebutton. ⦁ However, if your printer is not listed in the available list of printers, click on the The printer that I want isn’t listed link. Now, follow the on-screen instructionsuntil your printer isadded to the list. ⦁ Your wireless printer is now recognized by your computer. So, the printer is ready to printwirelessly.