Adding a Network Printer

  1. Click on the Start button and then select Settings from the Start menu.
  2. In the Settings window, select Devices.
  3. In the Devices window, select Printers & scanners from the menu. 
  4. In the Add printers & scanners area, click Add a printer or scanner.

    Windows searches for nearby printers. 

  5. If you don’t see listed the printer you want to add, click on the link The printer that I want isn’t listed to add your printer manually. 
  6. Add a printer manually by performing the following: 
    1. In the Add Printer window, select Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and then click Next. (Note:  Your printer’s IP address should be available on the printer.) 
    2. In the next window, select TCP/IP Device from the Device type drop-down list, and then enter the printer’s IP address in the Hostname or IP address text box. (Note Your printer’s IP address should be available on the printer.)

    3. In the next window, enter a descriptive name for your printer, or just use the default name, and then click Next. 
    4. In the next window, select the option Do not share this printer and then click Next
    5. If the printer was added successfully, you should see the following confirmation message. Click Print a test page to confirm that you can print to the printer.