When it comes to connecting your printer to your personal computer, it will most likely be really easy and hassle-free because Windows tend to recognize most of the printer brands out there. In fact, all you need to do is to install the software that is required so that you can connect to your printer.
If you wanted to connect your printer to your devices such as tablet or phone, make sure that your device is able to detect a wireless printer so that you can print right away. Installing your printer into your local drive
If you are going to connect your printer to your local computer for personal use, make sure that the USB cable is properly inserted into the USB plug of your computer and then push the ON button of the printer. Once you have installed the software for the printer, the external computer output will automatically appear under Printers. If not, then you are required to install the software first or just simply click Add device so that your printer will be recognized.
In case you are not able to install your printer, you can try downloading the latest updates of the software so that your computer will recognize your printer. Otherwise, contact your manufacturer for further assistance.
Installing a wireless, Bluetooth printer
Wireless printers are becoming more and more popular nowadays. If you have bought yourself one, here are some easy ways to install it on your computer. The same process is required in installing a wireless printer.
- Go to settings and click Add device. It will make you choose whether it’s a wireless or Bluetooth printer that you wanted to install. Available wireless or Bluetooth printers will automatically appear as a list.
- Choose the model that you wanted to install and then click Next. You will be asked to install the drive, just follow the procedures until you can complete the installation wizard of your wireless or Bluetooth printer and then click Finish.
In order to get the most out of your printer, your manufacturer may keep on offering you to install new updates regarding the drive. Make sure that you update your drive every now and then so that you will be able to have a fast and smooth transaction with your printer.