Setting up your printer us much easier than it sounds. Regardless of whether you’d like to connect your printer wirelessly, or if you’d like to connect it via USB, we’ve got you covered! Follow our straightforward guide to setting up your printer below. Let’s get started!

Connect your Printer Wirelessly

1. Click the Apple logo. It will be located in the upper left hand corner of your screen.

2. Click ‘System Preferences’ from the dropdown.

3. Click ‘Printers & Scanners’

4. Click the + button. It’s located in the lower left hand corner of the window.

5. Click on your Printer.

6. Select the Printer’s software from the ‘Use’ dropdown.

  • AirPrint: You can use AirPrint (which is Apple’s printing technology and allows you to print via WiFi on printers that are compatible with AirPrint).
  • Your printer’s own driver (assuming you’ve installed it).
  • Auto Select: If you haven’t installed your print driver, but you’d like your Mac to download the correct one when it’s updated.

7. Click ‘Add’.

Connect your Printer via USB

1. Connect the USB into your Mac

2. Click the Apple logo. It will be located in the upper left hand corner of your screen.

3. Click ‘System Preferences’ from the dropdown.

4. Click ‘Printers & Scanners’

5. Click the + button. It’s located in the lower left hand corner of the window.

6. Click on your Printer.

7. Click ‘Add’.