AirPrint & Wireless Printers Connect an printer to a Wi-Fi network

Thursday, January 8th 2015. | Setup

AirPrint & Wireless Printers

This page helps you can connect a printer to a network AirPrint Wi-Fi wireless printing from Your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The information is not specific to any particular AirPrint printers. For detailed steps, you can check the printer documentation or contact the manufacturer of the printer. All Wi-Fi printers need a Wi-Fi network is configured correctly and the name/SSID and password of the network you use.

The printer has a built-in display

Printer with one touch of the screen or other built-in screens as in the control panel, generally expect you to use your display to Select or enter the name and password of Wi-Fi networks. Check the documentation of your printer for details.

  • The printer is using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • Your Wi-Fi router is not made by Apple, check your router’s documentation for details on how to add WPS your printer

The router is the airport Wi-Fi Base Station:

  1. Open Airport utility, located in the Utilities folder to an existing folder in your application
  2. Select Your base station at the airport Utility, and enter the password for the base station (if requested)
  3. Menu bar, select Base Station says Add WPS your Printer
  4. Select “first attempt” or “PINS” as a type of connection for WPS enabled. Then click [Continue]
  • If you choose “first try”, press the WPS on the printer, and the printer MAC address when it appears in airport Utility, click Finish.
  • If you choose “PIN”, enter the PIN number of your printer, the printer should be listed in the documentation. Then click Continue. When the printer MAC address appears in airport Utility, click Finish.

5. Quit Airport utility

If the printer can connect to your Mac via USB

You can use the USB connection to set up Wi-Fi printing follow these steps:

  1. Connect the printer Mac using the USB cable that fits
  2. Install the Mac software that came with your printer, while ensuring that it includes a printer setup assistant
  3. be sure to use a printer setup assistant to connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network, and check the printer documentation for details
  4. Unplug the USB cable from the printer and a Mac. The printer must be connected to a Wi-Fi network\

If the printer can create ad hoc Wi-Fi network

You may be able to use the printer’s own ad hoc Wi-Fi network to set up Wi-Fi printing, the following steps:

  1. Install the Mac software that came with your printer, and make sure the printer setup assistant is included
  2. Make sure that the printer’s ad-hoc Wi-Fi network is enabled. Check your printer’s documentation for details
  3. Open the Wi-Fi menu on your Mac by clicking on Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar, and then select the name of the printer in ad-hoc Wi-Fi network you use. and while Macs on your network printer, your Mac will not be able to connect to the Internet or other services on a Wi-Fi network you normally
  4. Use the printer setup assistant to connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network, then check your printer’s documentation for details. Printer for outo will restart before connecting to the network
  5. Return to the Wi-Fi on your Mac and switch back to Wi-Fi networks

This review can only help you to be able to perform as well as make it easy for you to connect a printer to a network AirPrint Wi-Fi wireless printing.

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