How To Connect A Printer To A Laptop 202207071847484063

How To Connect A Printer To A Laptop 202207071847484063
  • Sep 1st, 2023
  • Divya Sachdeva
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Do you also want to know how to connect a printer to a laptop? Then you can take help from this blog to connect it with your laptop.

Printers are one of the most useful devices that accepts text and graphic output from a laptop or computer and transfer that information to paper.  The paper that is used in printers is standard-size, usually 8.5" by 11" sheets of paper. Printers vary in features, size, speed, sophistication, and cost.

You can use a printer for the following functions -:

1. You can Print Text on paper with the use of the printer.

2. The printer can Print any Document Files.

3. You can Print diagrams & Pictures with the use of the printer.

4. You can Print a Book on paper.

5. You can Print Story Books.

6. Printers can Print Graphics & Banners.

These are the things in which the printer is mostly used.

To connect your laptop with the printer look at the ways which are mentioned below,

There are two ways to connect your laptop with a printer.

1. Connect via cables

2. Connect wireless

We will explain both the methods to you so let's get started.

To connect the laptop with a printer via cables or wired method follow these steps:-

1. Open your printer.

2. Open your laptop or PC.

3. Refresh your laptop or PC.

4. Identify the right cable to connect the printer to your laptop

5. Check the port of the printer and select the type of cable which has to be connected.

6. Connect both with cable

7. Your laptop connects to it automatically.

Now you can print anything.

This is how you can connect the printer via cable or wire.

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2. Connect the printer wirelessly

To connect a laptop or PC to a printer wirelessly, you must have a printer that has WiFi

To connect a laptop or PC with a printer via wireless method follow these steps:- (for Windows 10)

1. Open your laptop or PC.

2. Refresh it.

3. Open your printer and connect it with your wifi

4. Setup your printer successfully.

5. Press the window button on your keyboard.

6. Go to the windows setting.

7. Select the option devices.

8. Select the option Printers & scanners, then click Add a printer or scanner.

9. Select the option to add devices.

10. Select the printer you want to add or connect with your laptop.

You connect your printer successfully now you can print anything you want.

•For window 7

To connect a laptop or PC with a printer via wireless method follow these steps:- (for Windows 7).

1. Open your laptop or PC.

2. Refresh it.

3. Open your printer and connect it with your wifi

4. Setup your printer successfully.

5. Press the window button on your keyboard.

6. Select the option devices and printer click on it.

7. Click on the option add printer.

8. Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer and click on it.

9. Wait for the computer scanning.

10. Select the printer you want, then click Next.

11. Select your printer from the list, then click Next to install the driver for it.

12. Type a printer name and click Next.

After finishing these steps your laptop or PC will be connected to the printer successfully.

If you get a while trying to connect the laptop with the printer you need to update your printer driver.

For updating your printer driver follow these steps which are mentioned below:-

1. Open your laptop

2. Open any internet browser

3. Search for drive easy on Google.

4. Download and install the driver easy application.

5. Open the driver easy application

6. Click on the button Scan now

7. It will scan all outdated drivers

8. Now click on the update all button

Now try again to connect the laptop with the printer it will get no errors.

To connect a MacBook with a printer via wireless method follow these steps:-

1. Open your apple laptop or MacBook.

2. Refresh it.

3. Open your printer and connect it with your wifi

4. Setup your printer successfully.

5. Click the apple icon on your MacBook.

6. Select the option systems preference and click on it.

7. Click on the option printer and scanners.

8. Click on the + sign to start scanning devices.

9. Add the printer that you have.

10. Choose the printer’s software or driver in the Use field

11. Then click on the add button

Now your printer connects with an Apple laptop or MacBook successfully.

Conclusion -:

This blog concludes with the methods through which you can connect your printer to a laptop. This method includes wireless and cabled methods. Printers are really helpful in scanning, copying, printing out high-quality photos and much more. You can prefer one of the methods above mentioned.

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