How to Add a Printer on Mac

How to add a Printer on Mac via WPS, Bluetooth, USB, and IP Address. You can easily find out by reading this article.

How to connect a wireless printer to mac or MacBook Pro and air

You can connect your printer to wireless via Wi-Fi secure set-up WPS or a Bluetooth connection. Follow the steps below to connect your printer properly.

How to Add a Printer on Mac via WPS

To connect via WPS, you usually need to press the Wireless or Wi-Fi button on your printer and then the WPS button on your router. But, the steps will vary depending on the printer and router you have, so check your printer and router user manual for specific instructions. Once you have WPS set up, you can go through the steps below.

1. first, click the Apple icon. Then, click System Preferences.

How to Add a Printer on Mac
How to Add a Printer on Mac

2. Click the “Printers and Scanners” option.

How to Add a Printer on Mac via WPS
How to Add a Printer on Mac via WPS

3. Then, you will see a plus “+” option on the left side of your Mac, click there

how to add a printer on mac via wifi
how to add a printer on mac via Wi-Fi

4. Now you select your printer

Printer connect via wps
Printer connect via WPS

5. Choose printer software or drivers for use. You can pick from the following:

  • Air print, Apple’s native printing technology that lets you print from an airprint-compatible printer via Wi-Fi to an airprint-compatible printer. But, if your printer is not AirPrint-compatible, you will need to install drivers from Apple’s servers or the manufacturer’s website.
  • Your printer has its own printer driver, if you install it
  • If you do not have a print driver, select Auto, but you want to download it correctly as soon as your computer is updated.

6. Finally, click on the “Add” option.

How to Add a Printer on Mac
How to Add a Printer on Mac

This way you can connect your printer to the Mac.

How to Add a Printer on Mac via IP Address

If you add a printer using this step, you need to know the IP address of your printer. Here’s how you can get your printer’s IP address. Once you know this information, all you have to do is go to System Preferences and then add Printers from the Printers and Scanners menu. Here’s how to connect to your Mac via your printer IP address.

1. first, click the Apple icon. Then, click System Preferences.

2. Click the “Printers and Scanners” option.

3. Then, you will see a plus “+” option on the left side of your Mac, click there

4. Now click on the “IP icon”

5. In the Address field, type your printer’s IP address. Will try to collect information about your Mac printer.

How to Add a Printer on Mac
How to Add a Printer on Mac

6. Give the printer a new name if you want.

7. To use, select the printer driver you want to use.

6. Finally, click on the “Add” option.

This way you can add your printer IP address to your Mac

How to Add a Printer on MacBook via USB

Here’s how to connect your printer to your Mac via USB cable without WPS, Bluetooth, IP address.

1. Plug your printer’s USB into your Mac.

2. first, click the Apple icon. Then, click System Preferences.

3. Click the “Printers and Scanners” option.

4. Then, you will see a plus “+” option on the left side of your Mac, click there

5. Select a printer to add. The default tab will automatically populate a list of printers on your Mac network. Find the name of a printer with USB at the bottom of the column for Kind.

6. Finally, click on the “Add” option.

We hope you find out from this article How to Add a Printer on Mac via WPS, Bluetooth, IP address, and USB.

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